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Daily NBA Injury Roundup for December 9th, 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 9th, 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 9th, 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
Patrick Patterson LAC Questionable (Back) IND Away Patterson sat out the previous game with back spasms, and it is unknown if he will play Monday versus the Pacers.
JaMychal Green LAC Out (Tailbone) IND Away Green has a tailbone contusion and will not suit up against the Pacers on Monday.
Kawhi Leonard LAC Out (Knee) IND Away Leonard will not be available Monday against the Pacers due to left knee soreness.
Rodney McGruder LAC Out (Hamstring) IND 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) IND Away Shamet is sidelined with a Grade 2 left high-ankle sprain, and it is unclear when he will return to the lineup.
Victor Oladipo IND Out (Knee) LAC Home 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) LAC Home Sampson is out of commission due to lower back soreness, and there is not timetable for recovery.
Malcolm Brogdon IND Probable (Hand) LAC Home Brogdon missed the last game with a sore right hand, but it is likely that he will play against the Clippers on Monday.
Edmond Sumner IND Probable (Hand) LAC Home Sumner is sidelined with a non-displaced fracture of the third metacarpal of his right hand. It is anticipated that he will return Monday against the Clippers.
Dylan Windler CLE Out (Shin) BOS Away Windler is expected to be out of commission until the middle of December due to a left tibial stress reaction.
Marcus Smart BOS Out (Eye) CLE Home Smart is dealing with an eye infection, and he will not be available Monday against the Cavaliers.
Gordon Hayward BOS Probable (Hand) CLE Home Hayward has been recovering from surgery to repair a fourth metacarpal fracture in his left hand. It is likely that he will return to the lineup Monday against the Cavaliers.
Robert Williams BOS Out (Hip) CLE Home Williams III has a sore left hip and will not play Monday against the Cavaliers.
Romeo Langford BOS Out (Ankle) CLE Home Lanford missed the last game with a right ankle sprain, and he will not suit up against the Cavaliers on Monday.
Markieff Morris DET Probable (Neck) NO Away Morris is suffering from a bilateral cervical spine soreness, but he is expected to suit up against the Pelicans on Monday.
Reggie Jackson DET Out (Spine) NO Away Jackson has a stress reaction in his left lumbar spine but is likely to return by the beginning of January.
Khyri Thomas DET Out (Foot) NO Away Thomas is recovering from surgery on the fifth metatarsal of his right foot and is expected to miss at least six weeks.
Darius Miller NO Out (Achilles) DET 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) DET Home Favors is sidelined due to a personal issue and is without a timetable for return.
Zion Williamson NO Out (Knee) DET 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.
Stanley Johnson TOR Out (Groin) CHI 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) CHI 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.
Fred Vanvleet TOR Out (Knee) CHI Away VanVleet exited the last game due to a right knee contusion and will not be available for Monday's tilt versus the Bulls.
Matt Thomas TOR Out (Finger) CHI Away Thomas is out of commission due to distal phalanx fracture to the left ring finger. He is expected to miss four weeks.
Otto Porter CHI Out (Foot) TOR Home Porter is sidelined with a left foot bone bruise. He is not expected to return prior to the latter part of December.
Cristiano Da Silva Felicio CHI Out (Wrist) TOR 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) TOR Home Hutchison missed his fifth straight game with a right shoulder sprain, and he will not return Monday against the Raptors.
Coby White CHI Probable (Hamstring) TOR Home White is dealing with right hamstring tightness, but it is expected he will be available against the Raptors on Monday.
Cory Joseph SAC Probable (Back) HOU Away Joseph is expected to take part in Monday's matchup with the Rockets despite lower-back soreness.
Bogdan Bogdanovic SAC Probable (Knee) HOU Away Bogdanovic has a right knee contusion, but he is expected to play Monday against the Rockets.
De'Aaron Fox SAC Out (Ankle) HOU Away Fox is sidelined with a Grade 3 left ankle sprain and is likely to miss four to six weeks.
Marvin Bagley SAC Questionable (Thumb) HOU Away Bagley III is sidelined due to a non-displaced fracture in his right thumb, and it is undetermined if he will return to action Monday versus the Rockets.
Nene Hilario HOU Out (Groin) SAC Home Nene is sidelined with a left adductor strain, and there is currently no timetable for return.
Eric Gordon HOU Out (Knee) SAC Home Gordon is expected to miss six weeks after having arthroscopic right knee surgery.
Tyson Chandler HOU Out (Illness) SAC Home Chandler missed the last game due to illness, and he will not play Monday against the Kings.
Gerald Green HOU Out (Foot) SAC Home Green is expected to miss six months after having surgery to repair a left cuneiform fracture.
Al-Farouq Aminu ORL Out (Knee) MIL Away Aminu sustained a torn meniscus in his right knee, and he will miss an extended period.
Nikola Vucevic ORL Out (Ankle) MIL Away Vucevic is sidelined due to a right lateral ankle sprain, and he is expected to miss at least four weeks.
Dragan Bender MIL Out (Ankle) ORL Home Bender has a right ankle sprain, and he will not be a participant in Monday's tilt with the Magic.
Jeff Teague MIN Questionable (Ankle) PHO Away Teague has soreness in his left ankle, and it is unclear if he will play Monday versus the Suns.
Shabazz Napier MIN Probable (Hamstring) PHO Away Napier is expected to face the Suns on Monday despite a right hamstring strain.
Andrew Wiggins MIN Questionable (Thumb) PHO Away Wiggins is dealing with a left thumb sprain, and it is uncertain if he will be in Monday's lineup versus the Suns.
Karl-Anthony Towns MIN Probable (Knee) PHO Away Towns is tending to right knee tendinopathy, but he is expected to be available for Monday's tilt versus the Suns.
Jake Layman MIN Out (Toe) PHO Away Layman is sidelined due to a left toe sprain, and team officials have yet to provide a return date.
Aron Baynes PHO Probable (Calf) MIN Home Baynes has missed the previous four games with a left calf strain, but he is expected to return against the Timberwolves on Monday.
Dario Saric PHO Probable (Back) MIN Home Saric is projected to be in Monday's lineup versus the Timberwolves despite a sore lower back.
Deandre Ayton PHO Out (Suspension) MIN Home 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.
Mikal Bridges PHO Probable (Finger) MIN Home Bridges is expected to play Monday against the Timberwolves despite a sprained left finger.
Danilo Gallinari OKC Out (Ankle) UTA Away Gallinari suffered a left ankle sprain, and he will not be in Monday's lineup versus the Jazz.
Andre Roberson OKC Out (Knee) UTA 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) UTA Away Diallo will spend four to six weeks out of the lineup with a right elbow hyperextension sprain.
Terrance Ferguson OKC Out (Hip) UTA Away Ferguson missed his second straight game due to right hip soreness, and he will not be available for Monday's clash against the Jazz.
Mike Conley UTA Out (Hamstring) OKC Home Conley has sat out the previous two games with left hamstring tightness, and he will not suit up Monday versus the Thunder.
Andre Iguodala MEM Out (Personal) GS Away Iguodala will not report to the team as both parties have agreed to explore a trade.
Jae Crowder MEM Questionable (Illness) GS Away Crowder has an illness, and it is unknown if the symptoms will subside in time for Monday's tilt with the Warriors.
Kyle Anderson MEM Doubtful (Heel) GS Away Anderson has sat out the past four games with right heel soreness, and his status is in doubt for Monday's conetest versus the Warriors.
JA Morant MEM Probable (Back) GS Away Morant is sidelined due to back spasms, but is expected to return to action Monday versus the Warriors.
Brandon Clarke MEM Out (Oblique) GS Away Clarke is out of action due to a sore left oblique, and it is up in the air if he will return to the court against the Suns on Wednesday.
Stephen Curry GS Out (Hand) MEM Home Curry is expected to need three months to recover from surgery on the second metacarpal on his left hand.
Klay Thompson GS Out (Knee) MEM Home Thompson is recovering from a torn ACL in his left knee and is expected to miss the entire 2019-20 season.
Jacob Evans GS Probable (Groin) MEM Home Evans is sidelined with a left adductor strain, but he is expected to return to the lineup Monday against the Grizzlies.

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