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Daily NBA Injury Roundup for December 6th, 2018

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 6th, 2018. 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 6th, 2018

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
Trey Burke NY Out (Knee) BOS Away Burke sat out the last game with a mild right MCL sprain and will not play Thursday against the Celtics.
Lance Thomas NY Out (Knee) BOS Away Thomas is recovering from arthroscopic surgery on his left knee for removal of loose bodies. There is no definitive timetable for his return.
Kristaps Porzingis NY Out (Knee) BOS Away Porzingis is recovering from surgery to repair a torn ACL in his left knee and is not expected to return until sometime in February.
Jaylen Brown BOS Probable (Back) NY Home Brown was held out of the last three games with a right lower-back contusion but is expected to take the court Thursday against the Knicks.
Jabari Bird BOS Out (Personal) NY Home Bird is dealing with a personal matter and it is unclear when he will make his season debut.
T.J. Warren PHO Out (Ankle) POR Away Warren has sat out the past three games with right ankle soreness and will not return Thursday against the Trail Blazers.
Devin Booker PHO Out (Hamstring) POR Away Booker suffered a left hamstring strain and there is no timetable for return.
C.J. McCollum POR Out (Ankle) PHO Home McCollum has a sprained left ankle and will not play Thursday against the Suns.
Caleb Swanigan POR Questionable (Personal) PHO Home Swanigan missed his second-consecutive game due to a personal matter and it is unclear if he will return against the Suns on Thursday.
Brandon Knight HOU Out (Knee) UTA Away Knight is sidelined with a knee injury and is not expected to return until the middle of December.
Carmelo Anthony HOU Out (Illness) UTA Away Anthony is dealing with an illness and it is unknown when he will return to the lineup.
Zhou Qi HOU Out (Ankle) UTA Away Qi is sidelined with a left ankle sprain and it is unknown when he will return to the lineup.

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