NAME

TEAM

INJURY

TIMETABLE TO RETURN

ANALYSIS

Anthony Davis NO Hand No Timetable Both the trade rumors and the injured Hand could keep Davis out longer than expected. He may get deactivated if he isn't traded by the deadling. Julius Randle and Jahlil Okafor pick up minutes.
Victor Oladipo IND Knee OUT FOR THE SEASON Oladipo will miss the rest of the season after tearing tendons in his Knee. Tyreke Evans (when healthy) will see a lot more playing time and Cory Joseph should see some more love in the rotation. 
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 Back DAY TO DAY CP3 has returned from his Hamstring injury, but now his Back is bothering him and he may need to sit for his next game. Eric Gordon will pick up minutes and shots if Paul is out. 
Clint Capela HOU Thumb 2-4 Weeks Capela will time after injuring his Thumb on an alley-oop. Nene ' and Kenneth Faried will see more playing time until he's ready to return.
Kristaps Porzingis DAL Knee No Timetable There is still no official timetable for Porzingis season debut even after being traded. He may still miss the rest of the season. Dirk Nowitzki and Dwight Powell will get more playing time down the stretch. 
Luka Doncic DAL Ankle DAY TO DAY Doncic missed his last game w/ a small Ankle injury and Jalen Brunson and Devin Harris will pick up more playing time if he has to sit. Harrison Barnes becomes the top scoring option. 
Kevin Love CLE Toe 1-2 Weeks Love is getting close and could possibly make his return next week.. Larry Nance Jr. , Tristan Thompson and Ante Zizic benefit if he needs more time. 
Jusuf Nurkic POR Knee DAY TO DAY Nurkic missed his last game w/ a Knee injury and if he has to sit, Zach Collins and Meyers Leonard will pick up minutes. Al-Farouq Aminu will get more plays called for him in the post. 
Julius Randle NO Ankle DAY TO DAY Randle has missed his last four games w/ a sprained Ankle and w/ Anthony Davis also out Jahlil Okafor will pick up a lot of minutes. Darius Miller could get more involved in the rotation. 
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 (when healthy), Shabazz Napier and Joe Harris will see more minutes.
Zach LaVine CHI Ankle DAY TO DAY LaVine missed his previous game w/ a Knee injury and if he needs to miss more time Antonio Blakeney will pick up more minutes and Kris Dunn and Jabari Parker will pick up shots. 
Nikola Mirotic NO Calf DAY TO DAY Mirotic has missed his last four games w/ a Calf injury and if he needs to sit for more time, Jahlil Okafor and Darius Miller will fill in for him. 
Steven Adams OKC Ankle DAY TO DAY Adams missed his last game w/ an Ankle injury and if he needs to miss more time, Nerlens Noel will fill in. 
Dwight Howard WSH Glute 4-6 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 2-4 weeks With Dragic out, Tyler Johnson , Dwayne Wade and Josh Richardson will get a lot more playing time running the point. 
Deandre Ayton PHX Ankle DAY TO DAY Ayton has been practicing and there is a chance he'll return this weekend. Richaun Holmes will see more minutes until he's ready to return.
Wendell Carter Jr. CHI Thumb 7-11 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.
Klay Thompson GSW Illness DAY TO DAY Thompson missed his last game because he was sick. Alfonzo McKinnie will pick up more playing time if he can't go for his next game. 
Jamal Murray DEN Ankle DAY TO DAY Murray will miss his fifth straight game on Friday w/ a sprained Ankle. Monte Morris will pick up a lot of minutes. Will Barton could see time running the point.
Robert Covington MIN Ankle No Timetable Covington is slowly recovering but he's not ready to return just yet. Dario Saric and Josh Okogie will continue to 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 seven 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. Expect him back in a few games.
Derrick Rose MIN Ankle DAY TO DAY Rose has missed his last three games and if he needs to miss more time, Isaiah Canaan and Jerryd Bayless will pick up more playing time w/ Teague and Jones both hurt. 
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 when and if we will see him in FEB. Jamal Murray 's minutes are safe and secure and Monte Morris will see a lot of PT.
Spencer Dinwiddie BKN Thumb 3-6 Weeks Dinwiddie had Thumb surgery and he'll be out for the next bunch of weeks. Joe Harris and Shabazz Napier will see more minutes and usage until he or Caris LeVert returns to the lineup. 
Markieff Morris WSH Neck 2-4 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. (when healthy) will see more usage.
Cody Zeller CHA Hand DAY TO DAY Zeller should return in the next few games. Willy Hernangomez and Bismack Biyombo will split the minutes until Zeller is back in full force. 
Tristan Thompson CLE Foot 1-2 Weeks Thompson will miss another week or two of action. Ante Zizic will see more minutes and usage and Channing Frye should see the floor more as well. Larry Nance Jr. will see more usage. 
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 so he could be on the shelf for another week. Derrick Rose (if healthy) will see more minutes. Isaiah Canaan will get in the mix.
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 1-2 Weeks Warren will miss the next couple of weeks. Josh Jackson Kelly Oubre Jr. will see an increase in minutes and involvement in the offense.
Markelle Fultz PHI Neck/Shoulder No Timetable Fultz is suffering from Neurogenic Thoracic Outlet Syndrome and it's impacting his shooting ability. T.J. McConnell will continue to see more playing time.
Lonzo Ball LAL Ankle 3-5 Weeks Ball has a badly sprained Ankle and will miss a few weeks. Rajon Rondo will run the point. Josh Hart will pick up minutes too.
Jeff Teague MIN Foot DAY TO DAY Teague has missed his last five games.. Derrick Rose (if healthy) will pick up a lot more playing time w/ Tyus Jones out. Isaiah Canaan and Jerryd Bayless should pick up playing time too.
Otto Porter Jr. WSH Toe DAY TO DAY Porter hurt his Toe in his last game and he may need to miss a few games. Trevor Ariza will be the primary fill in option and Jeff Green will see more minutes. 
Elfrid Payton NO Ankle DAY TO DAY Payton has missed his last two games w/ a sprained Ankle and if he needs to sit out for more games, Tim Frazier and Frank Jackson will see more minutes. 
Gary Harris DEN Groin DAY TO DAY This Groin injury just won't go away! Harris may need to sit for his next game and that would give Malik Beasley more playing time and more usage for Will Barton . Juancho Hernangomez can indirectly benefit. 
Emmanuel Mudiay NY Shoulder 2-3 Weeks Mudiay has a strained Shoulder and while he's out Allonzo Trier and Kadeem Allen will see more minutes until Dennis Smith Jr. is familiar w/ how the Knicks offense is run. 
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 1-3 Weeks Dudley will be sidelined for at least another two weeks 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 2-3 Weeks Smith is dealing with a fractured foot. T.J. McConnell will pick up more playing time. The Sixers will not rush Smith back, but he is getting closer to making his debut. 
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 DAY TO DAY Kornet should return to the lineup for the Knicks next game. Enes Kanter and Mitchell Robinson will help fill the void until he returns.
Ish Smith DET Groin DAY TO DAY Smith re-injured his Groin and he's missed his last six games. Jose Calderon and Langston Galloway will pick up more playing time. 
Garrett Temple MEM Shoulder 1-2 Weeks Temple has a sprained Shoulder and Kyle Anderson and Justin Holiday will fill in for him until he returns to the lineup. 
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 4-8 Weeks Henson had Wrist surgery. Tristian Thompson (when healthy), Ante Zizic and Larry Nance Jr. will see more playing time until he returns to action.
Dante Exum UT Ankle 2-3 Weeks Exum will be out for at least another few weeks. Ricky Rubio and Royce O'Neale will see more action on the court until he returns.
Raul Neto UT Groin 1-2 Weeks  Neto could potentially return next week. Ricky Rubio 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 (when healthy) and Kyle Anderson 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 No Timetable It's uncertain when we'll see Plumlee back on the court. Dewayne Dedmon and Alex Len will see more minutes. Plumlee was on the outside of the Hawks rotation. 
Tony Bradley UT Knee 2-4 Weeks Bradley's injury doesn't impact the rotation much because he barely gets any playing time in it. He'll miss the next few weeks of action
Tyreke Evans IND Back  DAY TO DAY Evans has missed his last three games w/ an injured Back. Cory Joseph and Aaron Holiday will see more minutes if he needs to sit for more games. Bojan Bogdanovic and Darren Collison will pick up more shots. 
Derrick Jones Jr. MIA Knee 6-7 Weeks Jones is dealing w/ multiple bone bruises in his Knee and he'll be out for awhile. Dion Waiters and Rodney McGruder will see more playing time. Tyler Johnson will benefit w/ more shots. 
De'Anthony Melton PHX Ankle 2-3 Weeks Melton will need to miss a couple of weeks and Elie Okobo and Jamal Crawford will see more usage behind Devin Booker
Tony Parker   CHA Ankle DAY TO DAY Parker should return for the Hornets next game. He's an old man so if he is sore Devonte' Graham will be ready to fill in w/ back up minutes. 
Frank Ntilikina NY Groin 1-2 Weeks Ntilikina is suffering from an injured Groin and w/ other Knicks guards out and traded, Allonzo Trier and Damyean Dotson will see more minutes and usage. 
Omri Casspi MEM Knee DAY TO DAY Casspi has missed his last three games and Kyle Anderson and JaMychal Green will indirectly benefit if he has to miss more time. 
Jonathon Simmons ORL Abs DAY TO DAY Simmons missed his last game w/ an ab-strain. Terrence Ross will pick up more minutes if he has to miss more time. Evan Fournier will see more time w/ the ball. 
Chandler Hutchison CHI Foot 2-4 Weeks Jabari Parker will pick up a lot more playing time w/ Hutchison out. Wayne Selden should also be more involved in the Bulls rotation over the next few weeks. 
Terrance Ferguson OKC Back DAY TO DAY Ferguson should be able to return for his next game, but if he needs to sit for one more game, Hamidou Diallo will benefit as he did last game. 
Nik Stauskas POR Knee DAY TO DAY Stauskas re-injured his Knee and he may be on the shelf for more time. Seth Curry and Evan Turner would pick up more minutes if he's out. 
Doug McDermott IND Ribs DAY TO DAY McDermott left his previous game and it doesn't see too serious. Bojan Bogdanovic will pick up more shots if he has to sit. 
Tyler Dorsey ATL Knee DAY TO DAY Dorsey should return to the court for the Hawks next game. He doesn't get many minutes and is clearly on the outside looking into the Hawks rotation. 
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