NBA Injuries

NAME TEAM INJURY TIMETABLE TO RETURN ANALYSIS
Joel Embiid PHI Knee DAY TO DAY Embiid will miss his fourth straight game on Thursday, but he should be back in the next couple of games. Amir Johnson should see more minutes w/ Boban Marjanovic also injured. Ben Simmons usage goes up.
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.
Hassan Whiteside MIA Hip DAY TO DAY Whiteside's timetable could lengthen within the next few days, but for now consider him day to day w/ a strained Hip. Bam Adebayo will see a lot more minutes and Kelly Olynyk will also benefit. 
Domantas Sabonis IND Ankle DAY TO DAY Sabonis will only need to miss the next game or two as his Ankle injury is minor. Myles Turner will be the main beneficiary and Kyle O'Quinn should see an uptick in minutes.
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. 
DeAndre Jordan NY Ankle DAY TO DAY Jordan will miss his third game in a row on Thursday and Mitchell Robinson will pick up the bulk of the minutes. The Knicks have a limited amount of center options so Noah Vonleh will see more usage. 
Jeff Teague MIN Knee DAY TO DAY Teague has missed his last two games w/ a Knee injury. Injuries have hindered Teague all season. Derrick Rose and Tyus Jones will see more playing time if Teague needs more time. 
Ricky Rubio UT Hamstring DAY TO DAY Rubio left Wednesday's game w/ reported tightness in his Hamstring. Rubio hasn't been the healthiest this season. Consider him day to day for now and Royce O'Neale and Raul Neto should see more minutes if needed.
Marvin Bagley III SAC Knee DAY TO DAY Thursday will be a very telling day for Bagley who once again injured his Knee and needs an MRI. If the news is bad and he has to miss time, Nemanja Bjelica will see more action and Harrison Barnes will see more usage.
Fred VanVleet TOR Finger 3-4 Weeks VanVleet had 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.
Jaren Jackson Jr. MEM Quad No Timetable Deep bruises take a long time to heal and we don't know when we'll see Jackson back on the court again. Ivan Rabb (if healthy) and Joakim Noah will continue to benefit by seeing more minutes and usage. 
Terry Rozier BOS Knee DAY TO DAY Rozier missed his last game w/ a Knee injury. If he needs to miss more time, Kyrie Irving and Marcus Smart will see more playing time. 
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.
Bryn Forbes SAS Calf DAY TO DAY Forbes is dealing w/ a minor Calf injury and if he needs to miss time, Derrick White and Patty Mills will fill in. 
Wilson Chandler LAC Quad 1-2 Weeks Chandler is not healing quickly and needs more time on the shelf. Montrezl Harrell and JaMychal Green will see more minutes. Danilo Gallinari will see more usage until he returns. 
Wendell Carter Jr. CHI Thumb 4-8 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 1-2 Weeks 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.
Evan Turner POR Knee No Timetable Turner could be out for longer than currently expected and Maurice Harkless and Rodney Hood could be in line for more minutes while Turner is out. No clear timetable on his return.
Robert Covington MIN Ankle 2-3 Weeks Covington is getting there and could be back in a couple of weeks. 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.
Tyreke Evans IND Illness DAY TO DAY Evans is sick and if he has to miss more time, Aaron Holiday could find himself in the rotation. Darren Collison will see more usage. 
Spencer Dinwiddie BKN Thumb 2-3 Weeks Dinwiddie is reportedly getting closer to returing and we could see him in the next couple of week. 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. 
Trey Lyles DEN Hamstring 2-3 Weeks It's unclear when we'll see Lyles take the court again and that leaves room in the rotation for Juancho Hernangomez and Mason Plumlee . Paul Millsap will see more minutes and 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.
T.J. Warren PHX Ankle 1-2 Weeks Warren's Ankle needs more time to heal. Josh Jackson Kelly Oubre Jr. will see an increase in minutes and involvement in the offense.
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 2-3 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.
Kenneth Faried HOU Hip DAY TO DAY Faried had to leave Wednesday's game w/ a sore Hip and if he can't play on Thursday, P.J. Tucker and Nene could see more minutes. 
Iman Shumpert HOU Calf DAY TO DAY Shumpert hurt his calf on Wednesday and if he has time miss time, Gerald Green and Austin Rivers will see more minutes. 
Trey Burke DAL Illness DAY TO DAY Burke missed his previous game because he was Sick and if he has to miss more time, Jalen Brunson and Devin Harris will see more minutes. 
James Johnson MIA Shoulder DAY TO DAY Johnson is dealing w/ a sprained Shoulder and he's missed his last two games. Justise Winslow and Derrick Jones Jr. will see more minutes and usage. Kelly Olynyk will also benefit when he shifts to PF. 
George Hill MIL Groin 1-2 Weeks Hill is dealing w/ a Groin injury and will miss at least the next few games and Malcolm Brogdon will benefit and Isaiah Canaan might steal some minutes. 
Boban Marjanovic PHI Knee 1-2 Weeks Marjanovic currently has two minor Knee injuries that are keeping him down and w/ Joel Embiid also hurt, Jonah Bolden and Mike Scott could be in line for more playing time. 
Ivan Rabb MEM Heel DAY TO DAY All of the extra minutes that Rabb has picked up have finally caught up to him and he has a sore Heel. Joakim Noah and Chandler Parsons could benefit if he needs more time off. 
Damian Jones GSW Shoulder OUT FOR THE SEASON Recent reports have said that if Jones were to return, it wouldn't be until the Playoffs at the earliest. He's out for the rest of the season until told otherwise. DeMarcus Cousins and Kevon Looney will see more minutes.
Luc Richard 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 will miss his fith in a row on Thursday w/ a bruised Leg and Damyean Dotson and Allonzo Trier will benefit. 
Zhaire Smith PHI Foot No Timetable It's not looking good for Smith to make his NBA debut this season. The Sixers coaches are not optimistic he will play w/ the team before the end of the season. T.J. McConnell will pick up more playing time.
Lance Stephenson LAL Toe DAY TO DAY Stephenson spraines his Toe on Wednesday and if he needs more time off, Josh Hart , Reggie Bullock and Kentavious Caldwell-Pope will see more minutes. 
Furkan Korkmaz PHI Knee 4-5 Weeks Korkmaz just went through a Knee procedure and will need to miss at least the next four weeks. Jonathon Simmons will be the biggest beneficiary of Korkmaz being out and Jimmy Butler will pick up more 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 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 (when healthy) 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. 
Luol Deng MIN Achilles DAY TO DAY Consider Deng day to day for now but it wouldn't be surprising to see him ruled out for multiple games. Dario Saric and Josh Okogie will benefit w/ even more playing time. 
Sterling Brown MIL Wrist DAY TO DAY Brown has missed his last two games w/ a sore Wrist and Khris Middleton and Pat Connaughton will see more minutes and usage if he needs more time out.
Frank Ntilikina NY Groin No Timetable Ntilikina is suffering from an injured Groin and w/ Allonzo Trier and Damyean Dotson will see more minutes and usage. It's uncertain when we'll see Ntilikina back on the court.
Chandler Hutchison CHI Foot No Timetable 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 DAY TO DAY Baynes could be making his return by the end of the weekend. He's very close to returning and should have to miss three more games maximum. Expect Daniel Theis to pick up more playing time until he returns. 
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. 
Isaiah Briscoe ORL Concussion DAY TO DAY It's looking like Briscoe will miss his third straight game on Thursday. Jerian Grant will see a big bump in minutes and D.J. Augustin will see more time as well.
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.
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