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Daily NBA Injury Roundup for December 5th, 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 5th, 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 5th, 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
Kyle O'Quinn PHI Probable (Calf) WAS Away O'Quinn has sat out the past five games due to a left calf strain, but he is likely to return against the Wizards on Thursday.
Trey Burke PHI Probable (Illness) WAS Away Burke was absent from the lineup during the last game with an upper-respiratory illness, but it is expected that he will face the Wizards on Thursday.
Josh Richardson PHI Out (Hamstring) WAS Away Richardson has missed the last three games due to right hamstring tightness, and he will not return to the court for Thursday's tilt with the Wizards.
Shake Milton PHI Probable (Hip) WAS Away Milton sat out the previous game due to right hip discomfort, but it is likely that he will be in Thursday's lineup against the Wizards.
John Wall WAS Out (Achilles) PHI Home Wall has undergone surgery to repair a ruptured left Achilles tendon and is expected to miss the entire 2019-20 season.
Isaiah Thomas WAS Out (Calf) PHI Home Thomas has a left calf strain that will prevent him from playing Thursday against the 76ers.
C.J. Miles WAS Out (Wrist) PHI Home Miles is recovering from surgery to repair ligament damage in his left wrist, and there is currently no timetable for return.
Ian Mahinmi WAS Probable (Achilles) PHI Home Mahinmi has been out all season due to a strained right Achilles tendon, but he is projected to make his season debut Thursday against the 76ers.
Jordan McRae WAS Out (Finger) PHI Home McRae had a pin extracted from his right ring finger and is likely to be out of the lineup for at least two weeks.
Thomas Bryant WAS Out (Foot) PHI Home Bryant is projected to miss at least three weeks due to a stress reaction in his right foot.
Moritz Wagner WAS Probable (Ankle) PHI Home Wagner has been held out of the past two games with a sprained left ankle, but he is expected to be available against the 76ers on Thursday.
Jamal Murray DEN Probable (Illness) NY Away Murray has an illness but is expected to play Thursday against the Knicks.
Elfrid Payton NY Probable (Hamstring) DEN Home Payton is sidelined due to a right hamstring strain, but he is projected to play against the Nuggets on Thursday.
Marcus Morris NY Probable (Neck) DEN Home Morris Sr. has sat out the previous two games with cervical neck spasms, but it is expected that he will play against the Nuggets on Thursday.
Reggie Bullock NY Out (Neck) DEN Home Bullock is recovering from surgery for a cervical disc herniation and is expected to be out of action until at least the middle of December.
Frank Ntilikina NY Probable (Back) DEN Home Ntilikina missed the previous game with upper-back soreness, but it is not likely to impede his status for Thursday's matchup with the Nuggets.
Nene Hilario HOU Out (Groin) TOR Away Nene is sidelined with a left adductor strain, and there is currently no timetable for return.
Eric Gordon HOU Out (Knee) TOR Away Gordon is expected to miss six weeks after having arthroscopic right knee surgery.
Gerald Green HOU Out (Foot) TOR Away Green is expected to miss six months after having surgery to repair a left cuneiform fracture.
Ben McLemore HOU Probable (Eye) TOR Away McLemore departed the last game with an eye laceration, but he is likely to take the court against the Raptors on Thursday.
Danuel House HOU Probable (Illness) TOR Away House Jr. has sat out the past two games due to an illness, but the symptoms are expected to subside in time for Thursday's contest against the Raptors.
Stanley Johnson TOR Out (Groin) HOU Home Johnson has a stress reaction in his left groin and is expected to be out until the middle of December.
Patrick McCaw TOR Out (Knee) HOU Home McCaw is recovering from arthroscopic surgery to remove a benign mass on the back of his left knee. He will likely be out of action until at least mid-December.
Matt Thomas TOR Out (Finger) HOU Home Thomas is out of commission due to distal phalanx fracture to the left ring finger. He is expected to miss four weeks.
Aron Baynes PHO Out (Calf) NO Away Baynes has missed the previous two games with a left calf strain, and he will not play against the Pelicans on Thursday.
Deandre Ayton PHO Out (Suspension) NO Away Ayton has been handed a 25-game suspension for violating the league's Anti-Drug Program. He is expected to be reinstated in time for Dec. 16 against the Trail Blazers.
Darius Miller NO Out (Achilles) PHO Home Miller is recovering from surgery to repair a ruptured right Achilles tendon and is expected to miss the entire 2019-20 season.
Derrick Favors NO Out (Personal) PHO Home Favors is sidelined due to a personal issue and is without a timetable for return.
Kenrich Williams NO Probable (Ankle) PHO Home Williams has been absent from the lineup during the previous two games with a left ankle sprain, but it is projected that he will play against the Suns on Thursday.
Zion Williamson NO Out (Knee) PHO Home Williamson will likely be out of action until at least the end of December after having surgery to repair a torn meniscus in his right knee.

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