NBA INJURIES

 

NAME TEAM INJURY TIMETABLE TO RETURN ANALYSIS
Kawhi Leonard SAS Quad No Timetable Leonard is out indefinitely and the Spurs hope to get him back before the season's over. Kyle Anderson and Rudy Gay (when healthy) pick up PT.
Gordon Hayward BOS Ankle/Tibia No Timetable Hayward can shoot stand-still jumpers and wants to return this season. Jaylen Brown and Marcus Smart (when healthy) pick up shots and minutes.
Nikola Vucevic ORL Hand 2-3 Weeks Vucevic is practicing and is reportedly almost ready to take full contact. With all of the injuries on Orlando, Bismack Biyombo will pick up PT.
Jabari Parker MIL Torn ACL FRIDAY All signs are pointing to Friday as when we should see Parker make his debut. Expect Parker to have a minutes restriction for the next few weeks
Paul Millsap DEN Wrist 3-5 Weeks Millsap is practicing but we won't see him again until sometime after the All-Star break. Trey Lyles and Mason Plumlee pick up minutes.
DeMarcus Cousins NO Achilles OUT FOR THE SEASON Cousins will not return for the remainder of the season and Darius Miller, Omer Asik and Dante Cunningham (when healthy) will play heavy minutes.
Mike Conley MEM Achilles OUT FOR THE SEASON Conley is having surgery and won't return to the court this season. Andrew Harrison and Mario Chalmers will fill-in.
John Wall WSH Knee 6-8 Weeks Wall has to get another procedure on his Knee and will miss up to two months. Tomas Satoransky and Tim Frazier will pick up minutes.
Kevin Love CLE Hand 6-8 Weeks With Kevin Love out for potentially the next two months, Jeff Green, Jae Crowder and Tristan Thompson will fill in.
Patrick Beverley LAC Knee No Timetable Beverley had surgery and thinks he can return this season. Austin Rivers (when healthy), Lou Williams and Milos Teodosic pick up minutes.
Markelle Fultz PHI Shoulder No Timetable After it seemed like he was on his way back, Fultz is once again having Shoulder issues and it's impacting his shooting in practice
Chris Paul HOU Groin DAY TO DAY Paul missed his previous game and with soreness and if he can't play Thursday, Eric Gordon (if healthy) will pick up a ton of minutes. 
Devin Booker PHX Ribs DAY TO DAY After taking a hard fall, Booker missed his previous game and is QUESTIONABLE for Wednesday. Isaiah Canaan and Troy Daniels could pick up PT.
Aaron Gordon ORL Hip DAY TO DAY Gordon is dealing with a Hip injury and after missing Tuesday's game, he'll likely miss WEDNESDAY'S game and Mario Hezonja will pick up PT.
Lonzo Ball LAL Knee No Timetable Ball has missed seven straight games and there has been no indication given that he's close to coming back. Jordan Clarkson and Josh Hart will grab PT.
Jeremy Lin BKN Knee OUT FOR THE SEASON D'Angelo Russell will rotate between PG and SG spot and Spencer Dinwiddie will pick up minutes. 
Nikola Mirotic CHI Leg DAY TO DAY It's uncertain whether or not Mirotic will take the court on WEDNESDAY. Denzel Valentine and Bobby Portis will pick up minutes if he can't go.
Kris Dunn CHI Concussion No Timetable Dunn is having a tough time recovering from Concussion symptoms and has missed his last five games. Jerian Grant grabs PT.
Eric Gordon HOU Back DAY TO DAY Gordon had to be taken out of Tuesday's game when his Back tightened up and if he can't play Thursday, Gerald Green will pick up minutes.
Eric Bledsoe MIL Ankle DAY TO DAY Booker played three minutes on Monday and it's undetermined whether or not he'll play on Thursday. If he sits, Malcolm Brogdon will fill in.
JJ Redick PHI Leg 1-3 Weeks Redick is recovering from a Leg injury and he won't be re-evaluated until the end of the week. Jerryd Bayless and T.J. McConnell pick up PT.
Austin Rivers LAC Heel No Timetable Rivers will miss at least the next couple of weeks. Milos Teodosic and Jawun Evans pick up minutes.
Reggie Jackson DET Ankle 3-5 Weeks With Jackson out, Ish Smith takes over at PG and is very familiar with the Pistons offense. All Pistons options will see a boost in shots with Jackson out.
Rondae Hollis-Jefferson BKN Groin DAY TO DAY RHJ has missed his last two games and WEDNESDAY isn't looking good. If he can't play Quincy Acy and Jarrett Allen will pick up minutes.
Dion Waiters MIA Ankle OUT FOR THE SEASON Waiters had Ankle surgery and will miss the rest of the season. Tyler Johnson and Wayne Ellington pick up minutes.
Seth Curry DAL Tibia No Timetable The Mavs continue being shady about when we can expect Curry to play. He'll miss at least the next week. Yogi Ferrell benefits.
Rodney Hood UT Leg DAY TO DAY Hood has missed the Jazz last five games, but is practicing. Joe Johnson and Alec Burks will see more playing time.
JaMychal Green MEM Ankle DAY TO DAY Green has missed four straight games and is currently DOUBTFUL for Wednesday. Jarell Martin will see more playing time.
Willie Cauley-Stein SAC Knee DAY TO DAY Cauley-Stein has missed his last two games and it's undetermined whether or not he'll play Friday. Kosta Koufos will fill-in if he can't go.
Mirza Teletovic MIL Lung No Timetable Teletovic is dealing with issues regarding Blood Clots and that's what's kept Chris Bosh out of Basketball. He could miss the rest of the season.
Rudy Gay SAS Heel 3-5 Weeks With Gay out until after the All-Star break, Kyle Anderson will continue to see consistent minutes and shot opportunities.
Thabo Sefolosha UT Knee OUT FOR THE SEASON Sefolosha had surgery on his Knee and will miss the rest of the season. Jonas Jerebko will see more playing time. 
Trevor Ariza HOU Hamstring 1-2 Weeks With Ariza out for at least the next few games, Gerald Green and P.J. Tucker will pick up minutes.
Caris LeVert BKN Groin DAY TO DAY LeVert has missed his last two games and if he can't play WEDNESDAY, Joe Harris and Nik Stauskas will pick up playing time. 
Marcus Smart BOS Hand 1-2 Weeks Smart did not make a smart decision by injuring his hand on a picture frame and Terry Rozier and Shane Larkin will pick up playing time while he's out.
J.J. Barea DAL Oblique DAY TO DAY Barea is currently QUESTIONABLE for Wednesday and if he can't go, Yogi Ferrell and Devin Harris will pick up more minutes. 
Marquese Chriss PHX Ankle DAY TO DAY Chriss is QUESTIONABLE for Wednesday and while his Hip is healthy, he injured his Ankle and Dragan Bender will see more minutes if he can't go.
Jordan Bell GSW Ankle 1-3 Weeks Bell will be on the shelf for the next couple of weeks and Kevon Looney will pick up minutes while he's out.
DeAndre' Bembry ATL Groin 1-2 Weeks Bembry is dealing with a strained Groin and Marco Belinelli will continue to pick up minutes. 
Chandler Parsons MEM Knee No Timetable Parsons hasn't played in weeks. Jarell Martin and Deyonta Davis will pick up minutes. 
James Ennis III MEM Calf DAY TO DAY The Grizzlies have said that Ennis should be returning in the next couple of games. and Dillon Brooks has been on fire and he'll be in a battle for PT.
Terrence Ross ORL Knee No Timetable We still don't have an update on Ross and Jonathon Simmons will continue seeing a lot of minutes. 
Cody Zeller CHA Knee DAY TO DAY Zeller can practice in full and his return to the court is coming up. Frank Kaminsky will continue to fill in.
Rodney McGruder MIA Tibia No Timetable With McGruder out, Josh Richardson picks up more minutes and the Heat are not giving a clear timetable outside of saying he's working hard to return.
Glenn Robinson III IND Ankle 5-7 Weeks He's continues to work his way back and is practicing. His playing time may depend on Bojan Bogdanovic's impact on the court. 
Dante Exum UT Shoulder No Timetable Exum can shoot but can't take contact yet, but is recovering. Donovan Mitchell will get more run.
Cameron Payne CHI Foot 2-3 Weeks Payne's recent tests have come back clean regarding his Foot and he's on his way bac. He'll have to shine more than Jerian Grant in order to play.
Jerryd Bayless PHI Wrist DAY TO DAY Bayless has missed his six games. T.J. McConnell and Timothe Luwawu-Cabarrot should see more minutes
Jon Leuer DET Ankle OUT FOR THE SEASON Leuer had Ankle surgery and is out for the rest of the season. 
C.J. Williams LAC Ankle No Timetable Williams will rehab with the G-league and Jawun Evans and even Tyrone Wallace will pick up playing time while he's out.
Brandon Knight PHX Torn ACL OUT FOR THE SEASON He will not be playing this season. 
Nerlens Noel DAL Finger 2-4 Weeks Noel is looking at a February return but is not progressing in rehab. Dirk Nowitzki and Salah Mejri will continue to see a lot of minutes.
Jonathan Isaac ORL Ankle No Timetable Isaac will be out for a long time as his Ankle just won't heal and Mario Hezonja should pick up playing time.
Alex Len PHX Ankle DAY TO DAY Len returned Monday, but the Suns have listed him as QUESTIONABLE for Wednesday and Greg Monroe will fill-in if Len misses the game.
Marvin Williams CHA Ankle DAY TO DAY Williams won't play WEDNESDAY and could miss more games in the near future. Frank Kaminsky will pick up minutes.
Dorian Finney-Smith DAL Knee No Timetable He's on the outside looking into the Mavs rotation when he eventually returns.
Solomon Hill NO Hamstring 1-2 Months The Hammy is torn and that'll cost him a ton of time. Dante Cunningham will start in his place. 
Alan Williams PHX Knee 1-2 Months New Reports say that Williams is making progress and could return as early as February. March seems more realistic. 
Okaro White MIA Foot 1-2 Months All Heat PF's pick up a few more minutes with White's Foot fractured.
Alexis Ajinca NO Knee 2 Months or not at all Ajinca had surgery and will be on the outside looking into the Pelicans rotation if he returns. 
Furkan Korkmaz PHI Lisfranc Injury 3-5 Weeks Korkmaz is on the outside looking in when it comes to the Sixers rotation. 
Lance Stephenson IND Thigh DAY TO DAY Stephenson is QUESTIONABLE for Wednesday and if he can't go, Bojan Bogdanovic and Cory Joseph pick up minutes.
Mason Plumlee DEN Calf DAY TO DAY Plumlee COULD BE looking at the next few weeks on the shelf while dealing with a Calf strain and Trey Lyles will pick up even more playing time.
Andre Roberson OKC Patellar Tendon OUT FOR THE SEASON Roberson will miss the rest of the season and Alex Abrines and Terrance Ferguson will fill in moving forward
Mario Chalmers MEM Hamstring DAY TO DAY Chalmers is QUESTIONABLE for Wednesday and if he can't play, Andrew Harrison will pick up more playing time. 
Jawun Evans LAC Abs DAY TO DAY Evans has missed five straight games with soreness in his abs and Milos Teodosic will see more minutes. 
CJ Miles TOR Knee DAY TO DAY Miles Knee is sore and missed his previous game and if he can't play Thursday, Norman Powell and OG Anunoby will pick up playing time.
Guerschon Yabusele BOS Ankle DAY TO DAY Yabusele hasn't played much in January and recently hurt his Ankle. He could return WEDNESDAY. He's not involved in the Celtics rotation.
Skal Labissiere SAC Shoulder DAY TO DAY He missed his last two games and if he can't play, Kosta Koufos and Zach Randolph will pick up more minutes. 
Dillon Brooks MEM Knee DAY TO DAY Brooks is QUESTIONABLE to play on Wednesday and if he can't go, Wayne Selden could see a lot more minutes. 
Dante Cunningham NO Back DAY TO DAY Cunningham left Tuesday's game with a Back injury and if he can't play Friday Cheick Diallo and Omer Asik pick up minutes. 
Deyonta Davis MEM Knee DAY TO DAY Davis is QUESTIONABLE for Wednesday and if he can't play, Jarell Martin picks up more playing time. 
Ben McLemore MEM Knee DAY TO DAY He's missed his last two games and is QUESTIONABLE for Wednesday. Wayde Selden should benefit if he misses more time. 
Kevon Looney GSW Illness DAY TO DAY Looney missed his previous game because he was sick and his next chance to play will be Friday. 
Ron Baker NY Shoulder DAY TO DAY Baker will miss WEDNESDAY after hurting his Shoulder on Tuesday and Frank Ntilikina will see more playing time
Shane Larkin BOS Knee DAY TO DAY Larkin missed his previous game with a Knee injury and if he can't go on Wednesday, Terry Rozier will pick up more playing time. 
Malachi Richardson SAC Ankle DAY TO DAY Richardson has missed his last two games and is on the outside looking in when it comes to the Kings rotation.
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