NBA INJURIES 

NAME

TEAM

INJURY

TIMETABLE TO RETURN

ANALYSIS

Anthony Davis NO Hand No Timetable Originally, Davis was expected to miss a week or two, but now, he is going to see a Hand specialist and if there is a fracture, he may need to miss the next month. Nikola Mirotic and Julius Randle pick up PT. Jahlil Okafor too?
LeBron James LAL Groin No Timetable James is still not ready as the Lakers want to see him be more physical in practice before they clear him. Brandon Ingram and Josh Hart will continue to benefit until he returns.
John Wall WSH Achilles OUT FOR THE SEASON Wall had surgery to fix his Achilles and he'll miss the rest of the 2018 season. Bradley Beal becomes the Wizards top usage option and Tomas Satoransky will see a ton of minutes for the rest of the way.
Chris Paul HOU Hamstring 1-2 Weeks CP3 is getting closer to returning. He could be back at the end of next week. Eric Gordon 's will benefit w/ more minutes and Austin Rivers and Danuel House will continue to get more PT until Paul returns.
Clint Capela HOU Thumb 3-5 Weeks Capela will miss bunch of weeks after injuring his Thumb on an alley-oop. Nene ', Marquese Chriss and Isaiah Hartenstein will see more playing time until he's ready to return.
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. Noah Vonleh and Mitchell Robinson will fill in. Reports say the Knicks want to activate him this season.
Andre Drummond DET Concussion DAY TO DAY Drummond is in the league's protocol and he can possibly return for Wednesday's game. Don't be surprised if he sits for another game. Blake Griffin and Zaza Pachulia will fill the void if needed.
Kevin Love CLE Toe 2-4 weeks Love could be out for another month as his Toe isn't healing quickly. Larry Nance Jr. (when healthy), Cedi Osman , Tristan Thompson and Ante Zizic benefit.
Ben Simmons PHI Illness DAY TO DAY Simmons is sick and may need to sit for Wednesday's game. This bug has been going around the Sixers locker room. Landry Shamet and Furkan Korkmaz could see more minutes if Simmons is out. 
Larry Nance Jr. CLE Knee 1-3 Weeks Nance will miss the next few weeks w/ a sprained MCL. Cedi Osman , Tristan Thompson (when healthy) and Ante Zizic will see more minutes and usage.
Caris LeVert BKN Foot No Timetable LeVert is starting to take shots pre-game but there is still no timetable for his return from a dislocated Foot. Spencer Dinwiddie and Joe Harris will continue to see more minutes.
Jimmy Butler PHI Wrist DAY TO DAY Butler may need to sit for his second game in a row w/ a sore Wrist. Landry Shamet and Furkan Korkmaz will see more playing time if he sits. JJ Redick will see more usage. 
De'Aaron Fox SAC Toe DAY TO DAY Fox missed his previous game w/ a sore Toe and if he needs to miss more time, Yogi Ferrell and Frank Mason will pick up more minutes. 
Marc Gasol MEM Back DAY TO DAY Gasol might be out for Wednesday's game w/ a sore Back. JaMychal Green will pick up a lot more minutes if Gasol is out. Ivan Rabb could pick up minutes as well. 
Dwight Howard WSH Glute 3-5 Weeks Howard is feeling better and isn't feeling as much lower body pain. He'll still be out for a while. Thomas Bryant , Ian Mahinmi and Markieff Morris (when healthy) will fill in. 
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.
Goran Dragic MIA Knee 3-4 weeks With Dragic out for a bunch of weeks, Tyler Johnson , Dwayne Wade and Josh Richardson will get a lot more playing time for the next month and change.
Deandre Ayton PHX Ankle DAY TO DAY Ayton has missed his last two games w/ an Ankle injury. Dragan Bender has been getting more minutes because Richaun Holmes is also hurt.
Wendell Carter Jr. CHI Thumb 8-12 Weeks Carter will be out for the next couple of months and Bobby Portis will see a lot more minutes and usage. Robin Lopez and Jabari Parker should also see more playing time as well as the Bulls are looking to trade them.
Kyle Anderson MEM Ankle 1-3 Weeks Anderson has a badly sprained Ankle and he'll need a few weeks to recover. Justin Holiday will be the biggest beneficiary of minutes. Garrett Temple also gains more minutes.
Rajon Rondo LAL Hand DAY TO DAY There's a chance that Rondo could return for the Lakers next game. Lonzo Ball is out and he'll immediately walk into a big role and if he needs more time, Brandon Ingram will run the point. 
Robert Covington MIN Ankle No Timetable Covington's Ankle injury could keep him out tfor he next few weeks. Dario Saric and Josh Okogie will see more playing time. 
J.J. Barea DAL Achilles OUT FOR THE SEASON Barea tore his Achilles and will miss the rest of the season. Jalen Brunson and Devin Harris will see more back up minutes for the rest of the season.
Danilo Gallinari LAC Back DAY TO DAY Gallinari has missed his last two games and if he needs to sit for more games, Lou Williams and Montrezl Harrell 's usage will go up and Mike Scott and Jonathan Motley will pick up minutes. 
Aaron Gordon ORL Back DAY TO DAY Gordon has missed his last two games w/ a sore Back and if he needs to miss more game Jonathon Simmons and Jonathan Isaac will see more minutes and usage.
Isaiah Thomas DEN            Hip No Timetable It is still uncertain when we will see Thomas get in the mix in Denver. There are conflicting reports about a possible FEB return. Jamal Murray 's minutes are safe and secure and Monte Morris will see a lot of PT.
Kent Bazemore ATL Ankle No Timetable Bazemore is still dealing w/ an Ankle injury and Jeremy Lin , DeAndre' Bembry and Kevin Huerter (when healthy) will pick up more minutes. Trae Young will pick up more shots. 
Markieff Morris WSH Neck 3-5 Weeks Morris could be out until late February-early March w/ this Neck injury. Jeff Green and Sam Dekker will see more minutes until he returns. Otto Porter Jr. will see more usage.
Cody Zeller CHA Hand 1-3 Weeks Zeller is recovering from Hand surgery. Willy Hernangomez and Bismack Biyombo will split the minutes left behind and Frank Kaminsky could see more time in the rotation.
Tristan Thompson CLE Foot DAY TO DAY Thompson will miss his fourth straight game on Wednesday. Ante Zizic will see more minutes and usage and Channing Frye should see the floor more as well. 
Jonas Valanciunas TOR Thumb 1-2 Weeks Valanciunas is practicing but not in full and he may need a few more weeks on the shelf. Serge Ibaka , Pascal Siakam and Greg Monroe will fill in until he returns. 
Tyus Jones MIN Ankle 1-2 Weeks Jones injured his Ankle in his last game and high Ankle sprain's take longer to heal than low Ankle sprains so he could be on the shelf for the next few weeks. Derrick Rose 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.
Denzel Valentine CHI Ankle OUT FOR THE SEASON Valentine had season-ending Ankle surgery. Chandler Hutchison and Wayne Selden will benefit w/ more playing time and Zach LaVine will also pick up a few more minutes.
TJ Warren PHX Ankle DAY TO DAY Warren left Tuesday's game w/ an Ankle injury. If he needs to miss time, Josh Jackson 's minutes will go up and Kelly Oubre Jr. should see more usage as well. 
Markelle Fultz PHI Neck/Shoulder No Timetable Fultz is suffering from Neurogenic Thoracic Outlet Syndrome and it's impacting his shooting ability. He's getting re-evaluated soon. T.J. McConnell will continue to see more playing time.
Lonzo Ball LAL Ankle 4-6 Weeks Ball has a badly sprained Ankle and will miss a bunch of weeks. Rajon Rondo is just about ready to return to action. If he needs to sit for more games, Brandon Ingram will run the point. Josh Hart will pick up minutes too.
Jeff Teague MIN Foot DAY TO DAY Teague missed his last game and told Reporters that he is having trouble running. Derrick Rose will pick up a lot more playing time w/ Tyus Jones out. Jerryd Bayless should pick up playing time too.
Nemanja Bjelica SAC Back DAY TO DAY Bjelica missed his last game w/ a Back injury. If he needs to miss his next game, Harry Giles will pick up more playing. Bogdan Bogdanovic and Marvin Bagley III will get more shots if Bjelica sits.
Juancho Hernangomez DEN Abs DAY TO DAY Hernangomez may have to sit for a second straight game w/ an ab-strain. Will Barton and Malik Beasley will see more playing time if he doesn't go. 
Kevin Huerter ATL Neck DAY TO DAY Huerter may have to miss his second game in a row on Wednesday and Taurean Prince and Jeremy Lin will see more usage if he sits. 
Richaun Holmes PHX Foot DAY TO DAY Holmes is dealing w/ a sprained Foot and he's missed his last two games. Dragan Bender will see more minutes if he continues to sit. 
David Nwaba CLE Ankle DAY TO DAY Nwaba ia getting closer to returning and can possibly return to action in the next few games. Cedi Osman and Alec Burks will see more minutes until he returns. 
Jared Dudley BKN Hamstring 1-2 Weeks Dudley will be sidelined for a few more games w/ a strained Hamstring. Rodions Kurucs and Treveon Graham will see more minutes. 
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. DeMarcus Cousins and Kevon Looney 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 (when healthy) will see more minutes.
Allen Crabbe BKN Knee No Timetable We haven't gotten many updates regarding Crabbe and we have to back up his timetable to return. Rodions Kurucs and DeMarre Carroll will see more minutes and usage. 
Zhaire Smith PHI Foot 2-4 Weeks Smith is dealing with a fractured foot. T.J. McConnell will pick up more playing time. The Sixers will not rush Smith back.
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.
Luke Kornet NY Ankle 2-3 Weeks Kornet injured his Ankle and will miss the next few weeks. Enes Kanter and Mitchell Robinson will help fill the void until he returns. If Kanter is traded, Mitchell Robinson becomes a must-add in fantasy. 
Ish Smith DET Groin DAY TO DAY Smith re-injured his Groin and he will likely miss his third game in a row on Wednesday. Jose Calderon and Langston Galloway will pick up more playing time. 
Henry Ellenson DET Ankle DAY TO DAY Ellenson could make his return Wednesday night. If he has to sit, Blake Griffin will continue to play heavy minutes. Reggie Bullock will also see more minutes and usage. 
Timofey Mozgov ORL Knee No Timetable Mozgov had Knee surgery and we don't when or IF we'll see him take the court for the rest of the season.. Khem Birch has a shot to grab a few minutes because of this situation.
John Henson CLE Wrist 5-9 Weeks Henson had Wrist surgery and will be on the shelf for the next couple months. Tristian Thompson (when healthy), Ante Zizic and Larry Nance Jr. (when healthy) will see more playing time until he returns to action.
Dante Exum UT Ankle 1-2 Weeks Exum will be out for at least another week. and w/ Raul Neto on the shelf, Royce O'Neale will see more action on the court until he returns.
Raul Neto UT Groin 1-2 Weeks Neto and Exum are out. Neto could potentially return next week. Donovan Mitchell will be running the point a good amount and Royce O'Neale will pick up minutes. 
Dillon Brooks MEM Toe OUT FOR THE SEASON Brooks will miss the rest of the season after having surgery on his Toe. Justin Holiday , Garrett Temple and Kyle Anderson (when healthy) will see more playing time. 
Thabo Sefolosha UT Hamstring 1-2 Weeks Sefolosha will need to sit for another week or two w/ an injured Hamstring. Kyle Korver will see more minutes and shots. Royce O'Neale will also see more minutes. 
Miles Plumlee ATL Knee 1-3 Weeks Plumlee just had a procedure on his Knee and while he's out Dewayne Dedmon and Alex Len will see more minutes. Plumlee was on the outside of the Hawks rotation. 
Tony Bradley UT Knee 3-4 Weeks Bradley's injury doesn't impact the rotation much because he barely gets any playing time in it. He'll miss potentially the next month of action. 
Brandon Knight HOU Knee DAY TO DAY Knight will miss his sixth straight game on Wednesday because his Knee is sore. Eric Gordon 's minutes are even more protected and Gerald Green could see a few more minutes on the floor.
Dzanan Musa BKN Shoulder 1-3 Weeks Musa won't see much playing time unless the Nets front court is completely decimated. 
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