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Daily NBA Injury Roundup for December 6th, 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 6th, 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 6th, 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
Michael Carter-Williams ORL Probable (Nose) CLE Away Carter-Williams sat out the last game due to a nasal contusion, but it is likely that he will suit up Friday versus the Cavaliers.
Al-Farouq Aminu ORL Out (Knee) CLE Away Aminu sustained a torn meniscus in his right knee, and he will miss an extended period.
Nikola Vucevic ORL Out (Ankle) CLE Away Vucevic is sidelined due to a right lateral ankle sprain, and he is expected to miss at least four weeks.
Kevin Love CLE Out (Illness) ORL Home Love is battling an illness, and he will not suit up against the Magic on Friday.
Tristan Thompson CLE Probable (Illness) ORL Home Thompson is expected to be available Friday against the Magic despite an illness.
Dylan Windler CLE Out (Shin) ORL Home Windler is expected to be out of commission until the middle of December due to a left tibial stress reaction.
Victor Oladipo IND Out (Knee) DET Away Oladipo is healing from a ruptured quadriceps tendon in his right knee that cost him most of the 2018-19 season. He is expected to be sidelined until the middle of December.
Jakarr Sampson IND Out (Back) DET Away Sampson is out of commission due to lower back soreness, and there is not timetable for recovery.
Edmond Sumner IND Probable (Hand) DET Away Sumner is sidelined with a non-displaced fracture of the third metacarpal of his right hand. He is expected to return Friday against the Pistons.
Markieff Morris DET Questionable (Back) IND Home Morris is suffering from a bilateral cervical spine injury, and it is unknown if he will suit up against the Pacers on Friday.
Reggie Jackson DET Out (Spine) IND Home Jackson has a stress reaction in his left lumbar spine but is likely to return by the beginning of January.
Luke Kennard DET Probable (Knee) IND Home Kennard sat out the previous game due to bilateral knee tendinopathy, but he is likely to play Friday versus the Pacers.
Khyri Thomas DET Out (Foot) IND Home Thomas is recovering from surgery on the fifth metatarsal of his right foot and is expected to miss at least six weeks.
Kyrie Irving BKN Out (Shoulder) CHA Away Irving is sidelined due to a right shoulder impingement. He is expected to be absent from the lineup until the middle of December.
Wilson Chandler BKN Out (Suspension) CHA Away Chandler has been given a 25-game suspension for violating the league's policy on performance-enhancing drugs. He is expected to be reinstated Dec. 15 against the 76ers.
Kevin Durant BKN Out (Achilles) CHA Away Durant is expected to sit out the entire 2019-20 season while rehabbing from surgery to repair a torn right Achilles tendon.
Caris Levert BKN Out (Thumb) CHA Away LeVert had surgery to repair ligament damage in his right thumb, and he is expected to need four to six weeks to recover.
Michael Kidd-Gilchrist CHA Probable (Calf) BKN Home Kidd Gilchrist has been held out of the previous two games due to a left calf strain, but he is likely to participate in Friday's matchup against the Nets.
Marcus Smart BOS Probable (Abdominal) DEN Home Smart was held out of the previous game due to an abdominal contusion and an illness. It is projected that he will play Friday versus the Nuggets.
Gordon Hayward BOS Out (Hand) DEN Home Hayward is likely to miss at least six weeks after having surgery to repair a fourth metacarpal fracture in his left hand.
Romeo Langford BOS Out (Ankle) DEN Home Langford has a right ankle sprain and will not suit up against the Nuggets on Friday.
Stephen Curry GS Out (Hand) CHI Away Curry is expected to need three months to recover from surgery on the second metacarpal on his left hand.
Klay Thompson GS Out (Knee) CHI Away Thompson is recovering from a torn ACL in his left knee and is expected to miss the entire 2019-20 season.
D'Angelo Russell GS Probable (Finger) CHI Away Russell is projected to be in Friday's lineup versus the Bulls despite a left finger sprain.
Jacob Evans GS Out (Groin) CHI Away Evans is sidelined with a left adductor strain, and he will not return to the lineup Friday against the Bulls.
Otto Porter CHI Out (Foot) GS Home Porter is sidelined with a left foot bone bruise. He is not expected to return prior to mid-December.
Thaddeus Young CHI Out (Personal) GS Home Young will not be available for Friday's contest against the Warriors as he is tending to a personal matter.
Cristiano Da Silva Felicio CHI Out (Wrist) GS Home Felicio suffered a non-displaced fracture of the trapezoid bone in his right wrist, and it is expected that he will be out four to eight weeks.
Chandler Hutchison CHI Out (Shoulder) GS Home Hutchison missed his third straight game with a right shoulder sprain, and he will not return to the court Friday versus the Warriors.
John Wall WAS Out (Achilles) MIA Away 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) MIA Away Thomas sat out the previous game with a left calf strain, and it will prevent him from playing Friday against the Heat.
C.J. Miles WAS Out (Wrist) MIA Away Miles is recovering from surgery to repair ligament damage in his left wrist, and there is currently no timetable for return.
Ian Mahinmi WAS Out (Achilles) MIA Away Mahinmi is tending to an Achilles injury and will not be available for Friday's contest against the Heat.
Jordan McRae WAS Out (Finger) MIA Away 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) MIA Away Bryant is projected to miss at least three weeks due to a stress reaction in his right foot.
Troy Brown WAS Probable (Foot) MIA Away Brown Jr. has a right foot stress reaction but is expected to take the court against the Heat on Friday.
Udonis Haslem MIA Out (Illness) WAS Home Haslem is out of commission with an illness, and it is uncertain when he will return to the court.
Goran Dragic MIA Out (Groin) WAS Home Drgic has missed the last two games due to a right groin strain and will not participate in Friday's matchup versus the Wizards.
Dion Waiters MIA Probable (Suspension) WAS Home Waiters has served his suspension for conduct detrimental to the team, but he is likely to return Friday versus the Wizards.
Justise Winslow MIA Questionable (Back) WAS Home Winslow is battling a lower-back strain, and his status against the Wizards on Friday is clouded.
Bam Adebayo MIA Probable (Foot) WAS Home Adebayo is likely to face the Wizards on Friday despite right foot soreness.
Kz Okpala MIA Out (Achilles) WAS Home Okpala is sidelined due to a left Achilles strain, and there is no timetable for return.
Shabazz Napier MIN Probable (Hamstring) OKC Away Napier is expected to suit up against the Thunder on Friday despite a right hamstring strain.
Andrew Wiggins MIN Questionable (Thumb) OKC Away Wiggins has a left thumb sprain, and it is uncertain if he will be in Friday's lineup versus the Thunder.
Karl-Anthony Towns MIN Probable (Knee) OKC Away Towns is projected to play Friday versus the Thunder despite right knee tendinopathy.
Jake Layman MIN Out (Toe) OKC Away Layman is sidelined due to a left toe sprain, and team officials have yet to provide a return date.
Naz Reid MIN Questionable (Shoulder) OKC Away Reid missed the previous game due to soreness in his right shoulder, and it is unknown if he will face the Thunder on Friday.
Andre Roberson OKC Out (Knee) MIN 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.
Deonte Burton OKC Out (Suspension) MIN Home Burton has been issued a one-game suspension for conduct detrimental to the team, and will be eligible to return on Sunday against the Trail Blazers.
Hamidou Diallo OKC Out (Elbow) MIN Home Diallo will spend four to six weeks out of the lineup with a right elbow hyperextension sprain.
Terrance Ferguson OKC Out (Hip) MIN Home Ferguson will not play Friday against the Timberwolves due to right hip soreness.
JaMychal Green LAC Questionable (Tailbone) MIL Away Green missed the previous game with a tailbone contusion, and it is unknown if he will line up Friday versus the Bucks.
Rodney McGruder LAC Out (Hamstring) MIL Away McGruder will be out of the lineup for an undetermined length of time due to a right hamstring strain.
Landry Shamet LAC Out (Ankle) MIL Away Shamet is sidelined with a Grade 2 left high-ankle sprain, and it is unclear when he will return to the lineup.
Cory Joseph SAC Questionable (Back) SA Away Joseph has soreness in his lower back, and his status for Friday's tilt with the Spurs is up in the air.
Bogdan Bogdanovic SAC Questionable (Knee) SA Away Bogdanovic was absent from the lineup during the previous game with a right knee contusion, and it has yet to be determined if he will play Friday versus the Spurs.
De'Aaron Fox SAC Out (Ankle) SA Away Fox is sidelined with a Grade 3 left ankle sprain and is likely to miss four to six weeks.
Marvin Bagley SAC Out (Thumb) SA Away Bagley III is sideline due to a non-displaced fracture in his right thumb, and he will not return to action against the Spurs on Friday.
LaMarcus Aldridge SA Probable (Thigh) SAC Home Aldridge missed his second consecutive game due to right thigh soreness, but it is expected that he will suit up Friday versus the Kings.
Anthony Davis LAL Probable (Shoulder) POR Away Davis is expected to suit up Friday against the Trail Blazers despite ongoing soreness in his right shoulder.
Avery Bradley LAL Out (Leg) POR Away Bradley has a hairline fracture in his right leg and will likely be out of commission until mid-December.
DeMarcus Cousins LAL Out (Knee) POR Away 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) POR Away Kuzma is likely to be available against the Trail Blazers on Friday despite a left ankle sprain.
Jusuf Nurkic POR Out (Leg) LAL Home Nurkic is recovering from surgeries to repair compact fractures in both his left tibia and fibula. He is expected to be out of action until sometime in February.
Zach Collins POR Out (Shoulder) LAL Home Collins will be out for at least four months after having surgery to repair a dislocated left shoulder.
Gary Trent Jr. POR Questionable (Hamstring) LAL Home Trent Jr. has been absent from the lineup during the past five games with a right hamstring strain, and it has yet to be determined if he will return against the Lakers on Friday.

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