NAME

TEAM

INJURY

RETURN TIMETABLE 

ANALYSIS

Russell Westbrook OKC Ankle No Timetable Westbrook has been practicing but not in full. The Thunder haven't locked down a return date yet. Dennis Schroder will continue picking up more minutes and the start.
Stephen Curry GSW Groin 1-2 Weeks Curry isn't on the road w/ the Warriors showing that we may not see him back on the court until at minimum next week. Quinn Cook and Shaun Livingston will fill in. 
Kristaps Porzingis NY Knee No Timetable This is a tricky one b/c if the Knicks are competing by January-February, they will bring Porzingis back, but he could be held out for the entire season. Noah Vonleh and Kevin Knox will fill in. 
DeMarcus Cousins GSW Achilles No Timetable Cousins is still not taking contact yet. There is no official return date, but it's looking more and more like he'll return in January. Damion Jones should be the primary fill-in.
John Collins ATL Ankle 1-2 Weeks Collins still needs more time but is getting closer to a return. and Omari Spellman and DeAndre' Bembry will continue to fill in. 
Kevin Love CLE Toe 5-7 weeks Love could be looking at missing a good amount of November and possibly part of December w/ this Toe injury. Larry Nance Jr. and Cedi Osman will pick up more playing time and usage. 
Lauri Markkanen CHI Elbow 2-4 Weeks Markkanen continues to recover and could potentially be ready to go prior to December. Jabari Parker will be the primary fill-in option w/ Bobby Portis also out.  
Nikola Mirotic NO Ankle DAY TO DAY Mirotic is dealing w/ an Ankle injury that has kept him out his previous two games. Julius Randle should see more minutes if he can't play on Wednesday. 
Caris LeVert BKN Foot No Timetable When the injury occurred, it looked like LeVert's season was over, but it was just a dislocated Foot and he should be able to return this season. Allen Crabbe and Joe Harris will see more minutes.
Jarrett Allen BKN Illness DAY TO DAY There's a chance Allen could miss his second straight game on Wednesday. Rondae Hollis-Jefferson and Ed Davis should see more playing time if Allen can't go. 
Andrew Wiggins MIN Quad DAY TO DAY Wiggins Quad is not 100 percent healthy and even though he played on Monday, there's a chance he could miss Wednesday's game. Tyus Jones and Derrick Rose will see the court more if Wiggins is out.
Dejounte Murray SAS Torn ACL OUT FOR THE SEASON Murray will miss the 2018-2019 regular season. Patty Mills will see a ton of minutes along with Bryn Forbes .
James Johnson MIA Hernia No Timetable Johnson is not ready to return until his conditioning gets better and until that happens Kelly Olynyk will get a lot of playing time. Bam Adebayo will also pick up minutes.
Wesley Matthews DAL Hamstring DAY TO DAY Matthews should be able to return to the court on Wednesday after missing his previous game. If he can't go J.J. Barea and Dorian Finney-Smith will see more playing time. 
Bobby Portis CHI Knee 2-4 Weeks Portis is dealing w/ a sprained MCL and Jabari Parker will pick up a lot of playing time until he returns.
Will Barton DEN Hip 2-4 Weeks Barton is feeling better and it's possible that he can make a November return. Trey Lyles , Juancho Hernangomez and Torrey Craig should see more minutes. 
Jeff Teague MIN Knee DAY TO DAY Teague had a great first game back on Monday but his Knee is still in a bit of pain and could be held out Wednesday. Derrick Rose and Tyus Jones will see more playing time if Teague is out..
Cedi Osman CLE Back DAY TO DAY Osman has missed his last two games w/ Back spasms and if he can't play Wednesday, Rodney Hood and David Nwaba will see more minutes. 
JaMychal Green MEM Jaw 1-2 Weeks Green should be able to return in the next week and change. Jaren Jackson Jr. 's usage and minutes will continue to stay high.
Pau Gasol SAS Foot DAY TO DAY Gasol will likely have to sit out another two or three games w/ a sore Foot. Jakob Poeltl and Davis Bertans will fill in. 
Elfrid Payton NO Ankle DAY TO DAY Payton could return for Wednesday's game after missing his last 8. E'Twaun Moore and Jrue Holiday and Wesley Johnson will run the point if he can't can't return.
Kris Dunn CHI Knee 2-4 Weeks Dunn is dealing with an MCL Sprain and Cameron Payne should see a lot more playing time. Shaquille Harrison should see some extra minutes.
Isaiah Thomas DEN            Hip No Timetable Thomas' return to the court is not close. Jamal Murray 's minutes are safe and secure. Monte Morris could see some back up PG minutes. 
Dirk Nowitzki DAL Ankle 2-3 Weeks The season debut is reportedly in sight and we should see Dirk take the floor before the end of the month. Dwight Powell and Maxi Kleber will see more minutes until he returns. 
Michael Kidd-Gilchrist CHA Ankle DAY TO DAY MKG has missed his previous game and it's undetermined when he'll be back in the lineup. Nicolas Batum and Miles Bridges should see more minutes. 
George Hill CLE Shoulder 1-2 Weeks Hill is dealing w/ a sprained Shoulder and Jordan Clarkson and Collin Sexton will see more minutes until he's ready to return. 
Jonathan Isaac ORL Ankle DAY TO DAY Isaac has missed his last six games but there's a chance he can return Wednesday night. His Ankles caused a ton of problems last year. Terrence Ross will pick up a lot of minutes until he's ready to return.
Courtney Lee NY Neck No Timetable Lee is just starting to work his way back but we're unsure when he'll take the court. Frank Ntilikina in the starting lineup in his place. Mario Hezonja , Damyean Dotson and Kevin Knox will also see more minutes. 
Maurice Harkless POR Knee No Timetable Harkless is still not ready to return and he can't even go through five on five drills in practice yet. Jake Layman , Evan Turner and even Zach Collins will see more minutes. 
Dion Waiters MIA Ankle No Timetable Waiters is coming back from surgery and he doesn't seem close to coming back. Wayne Ellington , Dwayne Wade, Derrick Jones Jr. , and Rodney McGruder will see more minutes. 
Andre Roberson OKC Knee No Timetable Roberson is not recovering and we don't know when we'll see him on the court again. Dennis Schroder , Alex Abrines and Terrance Ferguson will pick up playing time.
Luke Kennard DET Shoulder 2-3 Weeks We won't see Kennard until after Thanksgiving and he may even need to take the rest of the month off. Stanley Johnson and Reggie Bullock will see more playing time. 
Denzel Valentine CHI Ankle No Timetable With Valentine still out, Justin Holiday will benefit w/ more playing time and Zach LaVine also benefits as he can shift to both guard spots.
Kosta Koufos SAC Calf DAY TO DAY Koufos missed his previous game w/ a sore Calf and if he can't play on Friday, Marvin Bagley III will see more playing time. Harry Giles could also be thrown a few more minutes. 
Sam Dekker CLE Ankle 1-3 Weeks Dekker is dealing w/ a badly sprained Ankle and Cedi Osman (when healthy) and Larry Nance Jr. should see even more playing time until he returns. 
Gerald Green HOU Ankle DAY TO DAY Green has missed his last two games w/ a sprained Ankle and if he needs to miss more tiem, Eric Gordon and James Ennis III will play more. 
Luc Mbah a Moute LAC Knee No Timetable He's missed his last 9 games w/ Knee soreness. He's close to returning as he's been getting "Questionable" tags on injury reports, Montrezl Harrell and Danilo Gallinari will see more minutes if needed. 
Justin Anderson ATL Tibia No Timetable Anderson has been cleared to practice lightly, but is not ready to return to action. DeAndre' Bembry will pick up more playing time w/ John Collins also out.
Jerryd Bayless MIN Knee No Timetable Bayless still doesn't have a timetable to return to start playing for his new team. Derrick Rose and Tyus Jones will pick up playing time while Bayless is out. 
Omri Casspi MEM Knee DAY TO DAY Casspi will miss his fifth straight game Wednesday and Jaren Jackson Jr. and Kyle Anderson should see more playing time. 
Avery Bradley LAC Ankle DAY TO DAY Bradley missed his last four games w/ a sprained Ankle. If he has to miss more time, Shai Gilgeous-Alexander , Milos Teodosic and Patrick Beverley will see more minutes.
Raul Neto UT Hamstring 1-2 Weeks Neto continues to miss games, but is starting to practice. He's looking at a very small role once he returns. Dante Exum and Alec Burks will get more minutes.
Dillon Brooks MEM Knee 6-8 Weeks Brooks is dealing w/ a bad MCL sprain and we will not likely see him again until January. Kyle Anderson will pick up more minutes. Wayne Selden could get more involved. 
Nene HOU Calf 2-3 Weeks Nene's pain in his Calf continues to keep him on the shelf. Clint Capela will play even more w/ the Rockets front court banged up. Marquese Chriss will get more run.
Kyle Korver CLE Foot DAY TO DAY Korver missed his previous game w/ a sore Foot and if he needs to miss more time, Rodney Hood and Jordan Clarkson should see more playing time.
CJ Miles TOR Adductor DAY TO DAY Miles will miss Wednesday's game and he could be looking at more time on the shelf. Danny Green and OG Anunoby should see more playing time.
Lance Thomas NY Knee 4-6 Weeks Thomas had surgery on his Knee and while he's out Noah Vonleh will continue to see more playing time. Kevin Knox should see an uptick in minutes. 
Chandler Parsons MEM Knee  2-4 Weeks Parsons is ALWAYS HURT! Kyle Anderson should see extended minutes. Once Parsons returns, he'll be on the shelf again soon enough.
Zhaire Smith PHI Foot 8-10 Weeks Smith is dealing with a fractured foot and with him out for a couple of months, T.J. McConnell will pick up more playing time. 
Justin Patton PHI Foot No Timetable Patton had surgery on his foot and it is undetermined when he'll be back with his new team. Amir Johnson and Wilson Chandler will see more playing time.
Norman Powell TOR Shoulder 4-6 Weeks Powell will miss the next month of action. OG Anunoby , Delon Wright , Fred VanVleet and Danny Green should pick up more minutes.
Lonnie Walker IV SAS Knee 4-6 Weeks After having surgery on his Knee, we won't be seeing Walker for awhile and Derrick White , Bryn Forbes and Patty Mills will play a ton of minutes. 
Brandon Knight HOU Knee No Timetable We don't know when we'll see Knight take the court again and Eric Gordon should pick up even more playing time.
Timofey Mozgov ORL Knee No Timetable Mozgov hasn't played all year and it's uncertain whether or not he'll even be in the rotation this season. Khem Birch will play more minutes than him.
Treveon Graham BKN Hamstring No Timetable Graham has a strained Hamstring and we don't know when we'll see him take the court again. Allen Crabbe and Joe Harris should see more minutes
Ivan Rabb MEM Illness DAY TO DAY Rabb will miss Wednesday's game and Jaren Jackson Jr. will play more minutes.
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