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TIMETABLE TO RETURN

ANALYSIS

Kyle Lowry TOR Thigh DAY TO DAY Lowry may have to miss his third straight game on Wednesday w/ a Thigh injury. Delon Wright and Fred VanVleet will fill in. 
Julius Randle NO Ankle DAY TO DAY Randle will likely have to sit for Wednesday's game and Darius Miller and Cheick Diallo will see more playing time until he returns. Nikola Mirotic is also banged up.
Kristaps Porzingis NY Knee No Timetable There is still no official timetable for Porzingis season debut. He could end up sitting out the full season. We'll know more information by early January. Noah Vonleh and Kevin Knox will fill in. 
DeMarcus Cousins GSW Achilles 3-4 Weeks Cousins is pracicing with the Warriors G-League team.  It's looking more and more like he'll return in early January. Jordan Bell and Kevon Looney will continue to fill-in.
Zach LaVine CHI Ankle 1-2 Weeks LaVine is looking like he'll have to sit out for the next week or two w/ an Ankle injury. Justin Holiday 's usage will go up a ton. 
Kevin Love CLE Toe 4-6 weeks Love is looking at a mid-January return. Larry Nance Jr. and Cedi Osman will continue to pick up more playing time and usage.
Nikola Mirotic NO Ankle DAY TO DAY Mirotic is dealing w/ Ankle soreness and he will miss his third straight game on Wednesday. Darius Miller and Solomon Hill will see more minutes w/ Julius Randle also hurting.
Serge Ibaka TOR Knee DAY TO DAY Ibaka is dealing w/ swelling in his Knee and Pascal Siakam will see more playing time and usage if Ibaka has to sit for Wednesday's game. 
Caris LeVert BKN Foot No Timetable LeVert is starting to rehab and there is a chance he will return this season from a dislocated Foot. Allen Crabbe (when healthy) and Joe Harris will continue to see more minutes.
Mike Conley MEM Hamstring DAY TO DAY Conley has a sore Hamstring and he may need to sit for a second straight game on Wednesday which would give Shelvin Mack more minutes and usage. 
Paul Millsap DEN Toe 4-5 Weeks Millsap will be on the shelf for the next month and change and Trey Lyles will see a major uptick in minutes. The Nuggets should give Mason Plumlee more time but he mainly back up Nikola Jokic .
Jeff Teague MIN Ankle DAY TO DAY Teague will miss his second straight game on Wednesday w/ an Ankle injury. Derrick Rose and Tyus Jones will see more minutes and usage. 
Dwight Howard WSH Glute 7-9 Weeks Howard had a procedure and he will miss the next few months of action. He could barely sit without pain. Thomas Bryant , Ian Mahinmi and Markieff Morris will fill in. Morris usage should go way up.
Dejounte Murray SAS Torn ACL OUT FOR THE SEASON Murray is out for the 2018-2019 regular season. Patty Mills , Derrick White and Bryn Forbes will see a ton of minutes.
Tristan Thompson CLE Foot 2-3 Weeks Thompson could miss up to a month of action and while he's on the sidelines, Larry Nance Jr. and Ante Zizic will see more playing time. 
Taurean Prince ATL Ankle 2-3 Weeks Prince is dealing w/ multiple injuries to his Ankle and it wouldn't be surprising to see him out until 2019. Kevin Huerter and DeAndre' Bembry will see more minutes. 
Al Horford BOS Knee DAY TO DAY Horford will miss his sixth straight game on Wednesday w/ a sore Knee. Aron Baynes and Daniel Theis and Marcus Morris will fill in. 
Will Barton DEN Hip 1-3 Weeks Barton is feeling better and it's possible that he can return in the next couple of weeks. Trey Lyles , Juancho Hernangomez and Torrey Craig will continue to see more minutes. 
Rajon Rondo LAL Hand DAY TO DAY Rondo will go through practice and if he can get through w/ no pain or swelling, he could return by the end of the week. Lonzo Ball and Josh Hart will fill in until he is ready to return. 
Otto Porter Jr. WSH Knee/Quad 1-2 Weeks Porter will be out for at least another week of action. New acquisition Trevor Ariza will fill in until Porter is ready to return. 
Tim Hardaway Jr. NY Heel DAY TO DAY Hardaway may have to miss his second straight game on Wednesday and this could open up more minutes and shots for Trey Burke and Frank Ntilikina .
Pau Gasol SAS Foot No Timetable Gasol's injury is a stress fracture which is NOT IDEAL and it takes a while to heal. Jakob Poeltl and Davis Bertans will fill in w/ LaMarcus Aldridge 's usage remaining very high. 
Elfrid Payton NO Pinky 2-4 Weeks Payton had surgery on his fractured Pinky and will miss more time. Tim Frazier and Jrue Holiday will fill in until he returns.
Lou Williams LAC Hamstring 1-2 Weeks Williams will be sidelined for at least another week of action. Avery Bradley and Shai Gilgeous-Alexander will see more minutes. 
Isaiah Thomas DEN            Hip No Timetable Thomas' return to the court is getting closer. Reports (Not the Nuggets) say that December is a possibility. Jamal Murray 's minutes are safe and secure. Monte Morris will continue to see more back up minutes.
Malcolm Brogdon MIL Hamstring DAY TO DAY Brogdon could miss his third straight game on Wednesday w/ a Hamstring injry. If he misses more time it will open up more minutes for Tony Snell
Gary Harris DEN Hip 1-3 Weeks Harris is able to run, but he'll still need a couple of more weeks to recover. Torrey Craig and Juancho Hernangomez will get more playing time. 
Dennis Smith Jr. DAL Wrist DAY TO DAY Smith returned for a game, but then his Wrist started hurting again and he's now missed his last two contests. Luka Doncic will benefit most and J.J. Barea should get more run. 
Brandon Ingram LAL Ankle DAY TO DAY Ingram could make his return to the court on Friday if he can practice without any pain. Kentavious Caldwell-Pope and Lance Stephenson should see more playing time.
JaVale McGee LAL Illness DAY TO DAY McGee has missed his last two games because he's sick and if he needs to miss more time, Tyson Chandler will fill-in. 
Jonas Valanciunas TOR Thumb 3-4 Weeks Valanciunas will need to miss the next few weeks after having surgery on his Thumb. Pascal Siakam and Greg Monroe will fill in until he returns. 
Dion Waiters MIA Ankle No Timetable Waiters is coming back from surgery and he's just starting to practice again. 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.
Goran Dragic MIA Knee DAY TO DAY The Knee pain just won't go away for Dragic as he could be looking at even more time on the shelf. He's missed his last three games and Tyler Johnson and Josh Richardson will pick up minutes if he doesn't heal.
Denzel Valentine CHI Ankle OUT FOR THE SEASON Valentine had season-ending Ankle surgery. Justin Holiday will benefit w/ more playing time and Zach LaVine will also pick up a few more minutes.
Bogdan Bogdanovic SAC Foot DAY TO DAY Bogdanovic might have to miss Thursday's game because he's dealing w/ soreness in his Foot. Buddy Hield and Justin Jackson will see more minutes and usage if he can't go. 
Marvin Bagley III SAC Knee 1-2 Weeks Bagley is dealing w/ a bone bruise in his Knee and he may have to miss the next two weeks of action. Nemanja Bjelica and Harry Giles will see more minutes until he is ready to return. 
Damyean Dotson NY Shoulder  DAY TO DAY Dotson will likely have to miss his fourth straight game on Wednesday w/ a Shoulder injury. Courtney Lee and Frank Ntilikina will piack up more minutes until he's ready to return. 
Allonzo Trier NY Hamstring 1-2 Weeks Trier will miss his sixth straight game on Wednesday. Courtney Lee and Frank Ntilikina will pick up playing time. 
Ish Smith DET Adductor 3-5 Weeks Smith will miss the next month and change w/ essentially a tear in a muscle in his Groin. Reggie Jackson and Langston Galloway will fill in while he's out.
Omari Spellman ATL Hip 1-2 Weeks Spellman will need to miss more time and we may not see him for a few weeks. John Collins and DeAndre' Bembry will see more minutes and usage. 
Markelle Fultz PHI Neck/Shoulder No Timetable Fultz is suffering from Neurogenic Thoracic Outlet Syndrome and it's impacting his shooting ability. He'll be out until earliest late January. T.J. McConnell will continue to see more playing time.
Iman Shumpert SAC Hip DAY TO DAY Shumpert will likely have to sit for the third straight time on Wednesday because he's dealing w/ a Hip injury. Justin Jackson will pick up more playing time if he can't go. 
James Ennis III HOU Hamstring 1-2 Weeks Ennis will miss the next few games for the Rockets after suffering a strained Hamstring. Gerald Green and Eric Gordon will see more playing time. 
Jaylen Brown BOS Hand DAY TO DAY Brown could miss Wednesday's game because he's dealing w/ a bruised hand. Gordon Hayward and Marcus Smart will pick up more minutes and usage if Brown can't go. 
Miles Plumlee ATL Knee 1-2 Weeks Plumlee went through a minor Knee procedure and he'll likely miss the next couple of weeks. He's on the outside looking into the Hawks rotation. 
Damian Jones GSW Shoulder No Timetable There's a good chance Jones will have to miss the rest of the season after having surgery on a torn Pectoral Muscle. Kevon Looney , Jordan Bell and Jonas Jerebko will see more minutes.
Luc Mbah a Moute LAC Knee No Timetable It's become very unclear when we'll see Mbah a Moute return to the floor. Montrezl Harrell and Danilo Gallinari will see more minutes.
Jerryd Bayless MIN Knee 1-2 Weeks Bayless is getting closer to returning but it'll be hard for him to work his way into the 'Wolves rotation. Derrick Rose and Tyus Jones will continue to see more minutes while Bayless is out. 
Ersan Ilyasova MIL Face DAY TO DAY Ilyasova is dealing w/ facial injuries and he'll miss his second straight game on Wednesday which will open up more usage for Brook Lopez and D.J. Wilson should be able to pick up playing time. 
Dillon Brooks MEM Knee 2-4 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. 
Allen Crabbe BKN Knee DAY TO DAY Crabbe has missed his last three games w/ a Knee injury and DeMarre Carroll and even Rodions Kurucs should see more minutes and usage. The Nets play Wednesday and it's not looking good for Crabbe.
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. Wayne Selden and JaMychal Green will see more minutes. 
Zhaire Smith PHI Foot 4-6 Weeks Smith is dealing with a fractured foot. 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.
Maxi Kleber DAL Toe DAY TO DAY Kleber missed his previous game w/ a Toe injury. If he needs to sit out for more games, Dirk Nowitzki and Dwight Powell will pick up minutes. 
Mitchell Robinson NY Ankle DAY TO DAY Robinson will miss his third game in a row on Wednesday leaving more playing time for Enes Kanter , Noah Vonleh and Luke Kornet .
Henry Ellenson DET Ankle 1-2 Weeks Ellenson will miss at least another week of action and Blake Griffin will continue to play heavy minutes. Reggie Bullock will also see more minutes and usage. 
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 is practicing w/ the Nets G-League team but there still isn't a timetable in regards to when we'll see him back w/ the Nets. Allen Crabbe and Joe Harris will see more minutes
John Henson CLE Wrist 10-14 Weeks Henson had Wrist surgery and will be on the shelf for the next few months. He was also traded to the Cavs and Cedi Osman and Larry Nance Jr. will see more playing time until he returns to action.
Joakim Noah MEM Heel DAY TO DAY Noah may need to miss Wednesday's game because he's dealing w/ soreness in his Heel. JaMychal Green will pick up more minutes if he can't go. 
Jerome Robinson LAC Foot DAY TO DAY Robinson is on the outside looking in to the Clippers rotation even when fully healthy. 
Ian Clark NO Ankle DAY TO DAY It's looking like Clark will sit for the third straight time on Wednesday. He's on the outside looking into the Pelicans rotation so it doesn't make too much of an impact. 
Alex Poythress ATL Ankle 1-2 Weeks Poythress is practicing w/ the Hawks G-League team, but he could miss another week or two of action. John Collins and DeAndre' Bembry will see more playing time. 
Glenn Robinson III DET Ankle 1-2 Weeks Robinson will miss the next week or two of action and that should leave even more playing time for Luke Kennard , Stanley Johnson and Reggie Bullock
Guerschon Yabusele BOS Ankle 2-4 Weeks Yabusele will be sidelined for at least the next few weeks and Marcus Morris and Daniel Theis should pick up more playing time. 
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