NBA Injuries 

NAME

TEAM

INJURY

TIMETABLE TO RETURN

ANALYSIS

Anthony Davis NO Shoulder DAY TO DAY Davis hurt his Shoulder on Thursday night and he had to leave the game and it's uncertain whether or not he'll have to miss time after the All-Star game. If Jahlil Okafor is 100 percent after the break he will see more 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.
Kyrie Irving BOS Knee DAY TO DAY Irving missed his last two games w/ a strained Knee and while it is unlikely that he'll have to miss time after the break. If he does, Terry Rozier (if healthy) will pick up minutes. 
Clint Capela HOU Thumb DAY TO DAY Capela is looking like he'll make it back to the Rockets lineup right after the break. If he needs to miss more time, Kenneth Faried and Nene will fill in. 
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. 
Kawhi Leonard TOR Knee DAY TO DAY Leonard missed his previous game w/ a Knee injury, but should be all good to go once the All-Star break is over. Norman Powell will fill in if needed.
Andrew Wiggins MIN Illness DAY TO DAY Wiggins has been sick and he's missed his last couple of games because of it. Luckily for him, the break is here and he has a week to get healthy and he should be ready to go when the break ends. 
Kris Dunn CHI Tailbone DAY TO DAY Dunn missed his last game because he's dealing w/ a bruised Tailbone, but all reports say he should be good to go when the break ends. Ryan Arcidiacono will fill in if needed.
Jerami Grant OKC Ankle DAY TO DAY Grant missed his last game w/ an Ankle injury and if he needs to miss time coming out of the break, new addition Markieff Morris and Patrick Patterson will fill the void. 
Fred VanVleet TOR Finger 5-6 Weeks VanVleet is having surgery on his Finger and will miss a bunch of weeks. Kyle Lowry will see extended run and Jeremy Lin should see a good amount of minutes until he returns.
Nikola Mirotic MIL Calf DAY TO DAY Mirotic is getting closer to returning and could come back right after the break. Ersan Ilyasova and D.J. Wilson will fill in if he needs more time off. 
Terry Rozier BOS Illness DAY TO DAY Rozier has a week to feel better and he should be ready to return once the All-Star break is over. 
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 and Ian Mahinmi 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 1-2 Weeks There's a chance that Dragic can return a couple of games after the break. If he needs more time, Josh Richardson , Dwayne Wade and Justise Winslow will fill in at PG.
Wilson Chandler LAC Quad 1-2 Weeks Chandler has a week to heal up before play resumes, but he may need a few more games to recover once the break is over. Montrezl Harrell will see more minutes. Danilo Gallinari will see more usage until he returns. 
Wendell Carter Jr. CHI Thumb 5-9 Weeks Carter will still need more time on the shelf after the break and Robin Lopez will be the primary fill in option. Lauri Markkanen and Cristiano Felicio will help fill the void. 
Kyle Anderson MEM Shoulder DAY TO DAY Anderson continues to miss games w/ a Shoulder injury and if he has to miss more time, Justin Holiday and Bruno Caboclo will see more minutes.
Austin Rivers HOU Elbow DAY TO DAY Rivers missed his last game w/ an Elbow injury and if he has to miss more time after the break, Eric Gordon and Gerald Green will pick up minutes. 
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.
Markieff Morris OKC Neck 1-3 Weeks Morris is signing w/ the Thunder and once he's ready to return to action, he'll be battling Jerami Grant and Nerlens Noel for playing time down the stretch. 
Spencer Dinwiddie BKN Thumb No Timetable Dinwiddie had Thumb surgery and still needs more time. Caris LeVert , Joe Harris and Shabazz Napier will see more minutes and usage.
Tristan Thompson CLE Foot 2-3 Weeks Thompson will miss another few weeks of action. Ante Zizic will see more minutes and usage and Kevin Love and Larry Nance Jr. will see more usage. 
Tyus Jones MIN Ankle 1-2 Weeks Jones injured his Ankle and high Ankle sprain's take longer to heal. Derrick Rose will see more minutes. Jeff Teague will see more usage. 
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 and Terrance Ferguson will pick up playing time.
Denzel Valentine CHI Ankle OUT FOR THE SEASON Valentine had season-ending Ankle surgery. Chandler Hutchison (when healthy) 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 should be ready to go after the break. Josh Jackson Kelly Oubre Jr. will see an increase in minutes and involvement in the offense if he needs more time off.
Markelle Fultz ORL Neck/Shoulder No Timetable Fultz is suffering from Neurogenic Thoracic Outlet Syndrome and it's impacting his shooting ability. D.J. Augustin will continue to see more playing time.
Lonzo Ball LAL Ankle 2-4 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 when he's fully healthy.
Rodions Kurucs BKN Elbow DAY TO DAY Kurucs missed his last game w/ an Elbow injury and if he has to miss more time, Allen Crabbe and DeMarre Carroll will see more minutes. 
Derrick White SAS Foot DAY TO DAY White doesn't need to sit long-term which is good news and should be back after the break. Bryn Forbes and Patty Mills will see more minutes and usage if needed.
Elfrid Payton NO Ankle DAY TO DAY Payton continues to miss games but his health is improving and could be ready to go right after the break. 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 will need to sit for another game or two and Malik Beasley and Will Barton will see more usage. Juancho Hernangomez can indirectly benefit. 
Emmanuel Mudiay NY Shoulder 1-2 Weeks Mudiay has a strained Shoulder and while he's out Dennis Smith Jr. and Kadeem Allen will see more minutes.
Tyson Chandler LAL Toe DAY TO DAY Chandler missed his last game w/ a Toe injury and if he has to miss more time after the break, Mike Muscala will see more minutes. JaVale McGee will pick up minutes and usage if Chandler is out. 
Jared Dudley BKN Hamstring 2-4 Weeks Dudley will be sidelined for at least another couple of weeks w/ a strained Hamstring. Rondae Hollis-Jefferson , Rodions Kurucs (when healthy) 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 1-2 Weeks Mbah a Moute is getting closer to returning to the floor and could make it back in a couple of weeks. Montrezl Harrell and JaMychal Green will see more minutes.
Mario Hezonja NY Leg DAY TO DAY Hezonja missed his last game w/ a bruised Leg and if he needs to miss more time after the break, Damyean Dotson and Allonzo Trier will benefit. 
Zhaire Smith PHI Foot No Timetable 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 Mike Scott will see more playing time.
Josh Hart LAL Knee DAY TO DAY Hart will rest through the break and could return to action next week when play resumes. Kentavious Caldwell-Pope and Brandon Ingram will see more minutes if needed.
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 3-7 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 1-2 Weeks Exum will be out for at least another week or two. Ricky Rubio and Raul Neto will see more action on the court until he returns.
Dillon Brooks MEM Toe OUT FOR THE SEASON Brooks will miss the rest of the season after having surgery on his Toe. Justin Holiday , Bruno Caboclo Garrett Temple and Kyle Anderson (when healthy) will see more playing time. 
Miles Plumlee ATL Knee 2-3 Weeks 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 1-2 Weeks Bradley's injury doesn't impact the rotation much because he barely gets any playing time in it. 
Mohamed Bamba ORL Leg No Timetable Bamba will miss a lot of time as he's dealing w/ a stress fracture in his Leg. Khem Birch will see a ton of back up minutes until he returns. 
Derrick Jones Jr. MIA Knee 4-5 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. 
De'Anthony Melton PHX Ankle DAY TO DAY Melton could return right after the break and Elie Okobo and Tyler Johnson will see more usage behind Devin Booker if he continues to sit.
Tony Parker   CHA Back DAY TO DAY Parker should be ready to return after the break, but he's old thus taking longer to heal. Shelvin Mack and 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/ Allonzo Trier and Damyean Dotson will see more minutes and usage. 
Chandler Hutchison CHI Foot 1-3 Weeks Wayne Selden should will be more involved in the Bulls rotation until Hutchison is ready to return. Otto Porter Jr. will see extended minutes. 
Aron Baynes BOS Foot 2-3 Weeks Baynes has a very sore Foot and will need to miss the next few weeks of action. Expect Daniel Theis to pick up more playing time until he returns. 
Patrick McCaw TOR Shoulder DAY TO DAY McCaw missed his last game w/ a sore Shoulder and if he needs to miss more time after the break, Norman Powell will pick up more minutes. 
Troy Brown Jr. WSH Ankle 1-2 Weeks It's looking like Brown will miss a couple of games after the All-Star break and if he can't go, Trevor Ariza and Jordan McRae will see more minutes.
Donte DiVincenzo MIL Heel No Timetable DiVincenzo hasn't played in over a month and we don't know when he'll be back in action. Tony Snell and D.J. Wilson will pick up more playing time until he returns. 
Robert Williams III BOS Illness DAY TO DAY Williams is sick, but luckily for him, he has the break to rest up and Daniel Theis will fill in until Williams is ready to return. 
Shake Milton PHI Finger 2-3 Weeks Milton is on the outside looking into the Sixers rotation and he will be out for a few weeks after having surgery on his Finger.
Jaylen Adams ATL Ankle DAY TO DAY Adams is on the outside looking into the Hawks rotation. He doesn't get much playing time even when he's healthy. 
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