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Daily NBA Injury Roundup for December 22nd, 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 December 22nd, 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 for December 22nd, 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
Seth Curry DAL Probable (Back) TOR Away Curry is dealing with back tightness, but it is likely he will play against the Raptors on Sunday.
Delon Wright DAL Probable (Finger) TOR Away Wright is dealing with a right pinky injury, but it is likely he will play against the Raptors on Sunday.
Luka Doncic DAL Out (Ankle) TOR Away Doncic sprained his right ankle and will likely be sidelined until the beginning of January.
Marc Gasol TOR Out (Hamstring) DAL Home Gasol has a left hamstring strain, and will miss an undetermined number of weeks.
Norman Powell TOR Out (Shoulder) DAL Home Powell will be sidelined for an indeterminate length of time recovering from a subluxation to his left shoulder.
Stanley Johnson TOR Out (Groin) DAL Home Johnson has a stress reaction in his left groin and is expected to be out until at least the beginning of January.
Pascal Siakam TOR Out (Groin) DAL Home Siakam has a groin injury, and will be sidelined for an undetermined length of time.
Dewan Hernandez TOR Out (Ankle) DAL Home Hernandez has a sprained ankle and will miss Sunday's contest against the Mavericks as a result.
Matt Thomas TOR Out (Finger) DAL Home Thomas is out of commission due to distal phalanx fracture to the left ring finger. He is expected to be out until early January.
PJ Washington CHA Out (Finger) BOS Away Washington had surgery to fix a fracture in the fifth finger of his right hand and will likely be sidelined until Friday's contest against the Thunder.
Marcus Smart BOS Out (Eye) CHA Home Smart has been held out of the previous five games with an infection in both eyes and flu-like symptoms. He will not be available for Sunday's clash with the Hornets.
Gordon Hayward BOS Out (Toe) CHA Home Hayward has sat out the last two games due to left foot soreness near his toe, and he will not suit up against the Hornets on Sunday.
Robert Williams BOS Out (Hip) CHA Home Williams III has been diagnosed with a bone edema in his left hip. He is expected to miss at least three weeks.
Carsen Edwards BOS Probable (Quadricep) CHA Home Edwards is dealing with a right quad contusion, but he is expected to active Sunday against the Hornets.
Vincent Poirier BOS Out (Finger) CHA Home Poirier is expected to be sidelined for four to six weeks due to surgery on his fractured right pinky finger.
Victor Oladipo IND Out (Knee) MIL Away Oladipo is healing from a ruptured quadriceps tendon in his right knee that cost him most of the 2018-19 season. It is undetermined when he will make his season debut.
Jeremy Lamb IND Questionable (Groin) MIL Away Lamb sat out the last game with a sore right groin, and it is unclear if he will play against the Bucks on Sunday.
Domantas Sabonis IND Questionable (Hip) MIL Away Sabonis is suffering from a sore left hip, and it is unknown if he will suit up against the Bucks on Sunday.
Nazareth Mitrou-Long IND Out (Ankle) MIL Away Mitrou-Long has sat out the previous three games with a right ankle sprain, and will not play against the Bucks on Sunday.
Wesley Matthews MIL Probable (Thigh) IND Home Matthews sat out the last game with a right thigh contusion, but he is expected to be available against the Pacers on Sunday.
George Hill MIL Questionable (Thigh) IND Home Hill has a right thigh contusion, and it is unclear if he will play Sunday versus the Pistons.
Eric Bledsoe MIL Out (Shin) IND Home Bledsoe suffered a right fibula avulsion fracture and is likely to be out of the line up for two weeks.
Dragan Bender MIL Out (Ankle) IND Home Bender has been absent from the lineup with a right ankle sprain, and it is undetermined when he will return to action.
JaMychal Green LAC Questionable (Tailbone) OKC Away Green is sidelined due to a tailbone contusion, and it is unclear if he will play against the Thunder on Sunday.
Kawhi Leonard LAC Out (Knee) OKC Away Leonard is battling soreness in his left knee and will not be in Sunday's lineup versus the Thunder.
Andre Roberson OKC Out (Knee) LAC Home Roberson is sidelined while recovering from a left knee surgery that plagued him for the entire 2018-19 season. It is uncertain when he will make his season debut.
Hamidou Diallo OKC Out (Elbow) LAC Home Diallo will spend four to six weeks out of the lineup with a right elbow hyperextension sprain.
Paul Millsap DEN Questionable (Knee) LAL Away Milsap exited the previous game with a left knee contusion, and it is unclear if he will play against the Lakers on Sunday.
Bol Bol DEN Out (Oblique) LAL Away Bol is recovering from left foot surgery, and it is undetermined when he will make his season debut.
Anthony Davis LAL Probable (Ankle) DEN Home Davis is dealing with a right ankle sprain, but it is likely he will play against the Nuggets on Sunday.
LeBron James LAL Doubtful (Ribs) DEN Home James is dealing with a thoracic muscle strain, and it is unlikely that he will suit up Sunday versus the Nuggets.
DeMarcus Cousins LAL Out (Knee) DEN Home Cousins suffered a torn ACL in his right knee. It is unknown if he will make his season debut if the team makes the playoffs.
Kyle Kuzma LAL Probable (Ankle) DEN Home Kuzma has been sidelined with a left ankle sprain, but it is likely he will play return for Sunday's tilt with the Nuggets.

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