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Daily NBA Injury Roundup for April 17th, 2019


RotoBaller has assembled a list of daily NBA injury updates to help you prepare both your seasonal and daily fantasy basketball (DFS) lineups, every day of the NBA season.

Below is our updated list of injured NBA players for April 17th, 2019. Only players on teams that are scheduled to play today will appear below on this list.

Understanding the injury landscape is key in all forms of fantasy basketball, especially when setting DFS lineups on sites like FanDuel and DraftKings. Consider this your one-stop overview of fantasy-relevant injuries around the NBA.

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NBA Injury Roundup forĀ April 17th, 2019

Note: this post is automatically updated throughout the day, every 5 minutes, in case new injury updates are reported.
 

Name Team Status Opponent Home/Away Notes
Victor Oladipo IND Out (Knee) BOS Away Oladipo will miss the rest of the season after undergoing surgery on his right knee.
Marcus Smart BOS Out (Oblique) IND Home Smart sustained a torn left oblique and it is unknown if he will be able to return during the playoffs.
Al Horford BOS Probable (Illness) IND Home Horford is battling an illness but is expected to be available for Game 2 of the Eastern Conference first round against the Pacers.
Blake Griffin DET Out (Knee) MIL Away Griffin is saddled with soreness in his left knee and will not suit up against the Bucks in Game 2 of the Eastern Conference first round.
Sviatoslav Mykhailiuk DET Out (Finger) MIL Away Mykhailiuk will miss an undetermined length of time due to a fractured left index finger.
Pau Gasol MIL Out (Ankle) DET Home Gasol is recuperating from soreness in his left foot and is targeting a return during the end of April if the team remains in the playoffs.
Tony Snell MIL Out (Ankle) DET Home Snell is sidelined with a left ankle sprain and will not return for Game 2 of the Eastern Conference first round against the Pistons.
Malcolm Brogdon MIL Out (Heel) DET Home Brogdon suffered a minor tear of the plantar fascia in his right foot and will need six to eight weeks to recuperate. A return to the lineup during the middle of May is a possibility if the team remains in the playoffs.
Donte Divincenzo MIL Out (Heel) DET Home DiVincenzo is expected to miss the remainder of the season after having a biologic injection to treat bilateral heel bursitis.
Kyle Korver UTA Probable (Knee) HOU Away Korver has soreness in his right knee but is expected to suit up against the Rockets in Game 2 of the Western Conference first round.
Thabo Sefolosha UTA Questionable (Hip) HOU Away Sefolosha is dealing with left hip soreness and it is unknown if he will play in Game 2 of the Western Conference first round against the Rockets.
Dante Exum UTA Out (Knee) HOU Away Exum is recovering from surgery to repair a partially torn patella tendon in his right knee and there is no timetable for return.

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