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Daily NBA Injury Roundup for December 8th, 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 8th, 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 8th, 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
Kyrie Irving BKN Out (Shoulder) DEN Home 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) DEN Home 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) DEN Home 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) DEN Home LeVert had surgery to repair ligament damage in his right thumb, and he is expected to need four to six weeks to recover.
Chandler Parsons ATL Probable (Flu) CHA Away Parsons was held out of the previous game due to flu-like symptoms, but it is not expected to impede his status for Sunday's tilt with the Hornets.
Allen Crabbe ATL Probable (Knee) CHA Away Crabbe has sat out the past two games after having a non-surgical procedure conducted on his right knee. He is expected to rejoin the lineup Sunday versus the Hornets.
John Collins ATL Out (Suspension) CHA Away Collins is serving a 25-game suspension for violating the league's policy on performance-enhancing drugs. He is expected to be reinstated Dec. 23 versus the Cavaliers.
De'Andre Hunter ATL Probable (Finger) CHA Away Hunter missed the last game due to a dislocated right index finger, but he is likely to be available against the Hornets on Sunday.
Michael Kidd-Gilchrist CHA Questionable (Calf) ATL Home Kidd Gilchrist has been held out of the previous three games due to a left calf strain, and it is unknown if he will participate in Sunday's matchup against the Hornets.
Marvin Williams CHA Probable (Knee) ATL Home Williams exited the previous game with right knee soreness, but it is projected that he will play against the Hornets on Sunday.
Otto Porter CHI Out (Foot) MIA Away Porter is sidelined with a left foot bone bruise. He is not expected to return prior to the latter part of December.
Thaddeus Young CHI Probable (Personal) MIA Away Young sat out the last game for personal reasons, but is expected to return for Sunday's matchup against the Heat.
Cristiano Da Silva Felicio CHI Out (Wrist) MIA Away 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) MIA Away Hutchison missed his fourth straight game with a right shoulder sprain, and he will not return Sunday against the Heat.
Udonis Haslem MIA Out (Illness) CHI 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) CHI Home Dragic has missed the last three games due to a right groin strain and he will not participate in Sunday's matchup versus the Bulls.
Dion Waiters MIA Out (Suspension) CHI Home Waiters has served his suspension for conduct detrimental to the team. He has an illness and will not draw back into the lineup Sunday against the Bulls.
Justise Winslow MIA Out (Back) CHI Home Winslow missed the last game with a lower-back strain, and it will impede his status against the Bulls on Sunday.
Bam Adebayo MIA Probable (Groin) CHI Home Adebayo is suffering from a groin contusion, but he is expected to face the Bulls on Sunday.
Kz Okpala MIA Out (Achilles) CHI Home Okpala is sidelined due to a left Achilles strain, and there is no timetable for return.
Stanley Johnson TOR Out (Groin) PHI Away 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) PHI Away 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) PHI Away Thomas is out of commission due to distal phalanx fracture to the left ring finger. He is expected to miss four weeks.
Joel Embiid PHI Probable (Hip) TOR Home Embiid missed the previous game with a left hip contusion, but he is expected to play against the Raptors on Sunday.
Josh Richardson PHI Out (Hamstring) TOR Home Richardson has missed the last five games due to right hamstring tightness, and he will not return to the court for Sunday's matchup against the Raptors.
Jonah Bolden PHI Out (Achilles) TOR Home Bolden missed the last game with right Achilles soreness, and he will not be available against the Raptors on Saturday.
Zhaire Smith PHI Out (Leg) TOR Home Smith missed the last game with a lacerated right lower leg, and he will not play against the Raptors on Sunday.
Matisse Thybulle PHI Probable (Ankle) TOR Home Thybulle left the last game with a right ankle sprain, but it is not expected to impede his status for Sunday's clash against the Raptors.
Patrick Patterson LAC Out (Back) WAS Away Patterson exited the previous game with back spasms. and he will not play the Wizards on Sunday.
JaMychal Green LAC Probable (Tailbone) WAS Away Green has missed the previous two games with a tailbone contusion, but he is likely to line up Sunday versus the Wizards.
Rodney McGruder LAC Out (Hamstring) WAS 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) WAS Away Shamet is sidelined with a Grade 2 left high-ankle sprain, and it is unclear when he will return to the lineup.
John Wall WAS Out (Achilles) LAC 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) LAC Home Thomas has sat out the previous two games with a left calf strain, and it will prevent him from playing Sunday against the Clippers.
C.J. Miles WAS Out (Wrist) LAC 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) LAC Home Mahinmi missed the last game with a right Achilles strain, but he is expected to be available against the Clippers on Sunday.
Jordan McRae WAS Out (Finger) LAC 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) LAC Home Bryant is projected to miss at least three weeks due to a stress reaction in his right foot.
Cory Joseph SAC Questionable (Back) DAL Away Joseph is tending to lower-back soreness, and it is undetermined if he will take the court against the Mavericks on Sunday.
Bogdan Bogdanovic SAC Probable (Knee) DAL Away Bogdanovic is nursing a right knee contusion, but he is expected to play versus the Mavericks on Sunday.
De'Aaron Fox SAC Out (Ankle) DAL 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) DAL Away Bagley III is sidelined due to a non-displaced fracture in his right thumb, and he will not return to action against the Mavericks on Sunday.
Delon Wright DAL Out (Groin) SAC Home Wright exited the previous game with a right adductor strain, and will not be in the lineup Sunday against the Kings.
Andre Roberson OKC Out (Knee) POR Away 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) POR Away Diallo will spend four to six weeks out of the lineup with a right elbow hyperextension sprain.
Terrance Ferguson OKC Out (Hip) POR Away Ferguson missed the last game due to right hip soreness, and he will not be available for Sunday's clash against the Trail Blazers.
Jusuf Nurkic POR Out (Leg) OKC 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.
Rodney Hood POR Out (Achilles) OKC Home Hood tore his left Achilles tendon and is expected to miss the remainder of the 2019-20 season.
Zach Collins POR Out (Shoulder) OKC 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) OKC Home Trent Jr. has been sidelined with a right hamstring strain, but is nearing a return and may play against the Thunder on Sunday.
Jeff Teague MIN Questionable (Ankle) LAL Away Teague has a sore left ankle, and it is unknown if he will line up against the Lakers on Sunday.
Shabazz Napier MIN Probable (Hamstring) LAL Away Napier has a right hamstring strain, but will likely play against the Lakers on Sunday.
Andrew Wiggins MIN Questionable (Thumb) LAL Away Wiggins missed the last game with a left thumb sprain, and it is uncertain if he will be in Sunday's lineup against the Lakers.
Karl-Anthony Towns MIN Probable (Knee) LAL Away Towns is dealing with right knee tendinopathy, but is expected to be available against the Lakers on Sunday.
Jake Layman MIN Out (Toe) LAL 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) LAL Away Reid has missed the previous two games due to soreness in his right shoulder, and it is unclear if he will face the Lakers on Sunday.
Anthony Davis LAL Probable (Shoulder) MIN Home Davis is nursing right shoulder soreness, but will likely be available against the Timberwolves on Sunday.
Rajon Rondo LAL Questionable (Hamstring) MIN Home Rondo departed the last game with a left hamstring strain, and it is undetermined if he will suit up for Sunday's contest against the Timberwolves.
Avery Bradley LAL Out (Leg) MIN Home Bradley has a hairline fracture in his right leg and will likely be out of commission until mid-December.
Troy Daniels LAL Probable (Knee) MIN Home Daniels exited the previous game with a left knee injury, but he expected to line up against the Timberwolves on Sunday.
DeMarcus Cousins LAL Out (Knee) MIN 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) MIN Home Kuzma has a mild left ankle sprain, but he is expected to play against the Timberwolves on Sunday.

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