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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 February 21st, 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 February 21st, 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
T.J. Warren PHO Out (Ankle) CLE Away Warren has been experiencing soreness in his right ankle and will not return Thursday against the Cavaliers.
De'Anthony Melton PHO Probable (Ankle) CLE Away Melton has an ankle injury but is expected to be available for Thursday's contest against the Cavaliers.
John Henson CLE Out (Wrist) PHO Home Henson is recovering from wrist surgery to repair a torn ligament and is expected to sit out until at least the beginning of March.
J.R. Smith CLE Out (Personal) PHO Home Smith is dealing with a personal matter and there is no definitive timetable set for his return.
Tristan Thompson CLE Out (Foot) PHO Home Thompson is sidelined due to left foot soreness but is likely to return toward the early part of March.
Goran Dragic MIA Doubtful (Knee) PHI Away Dragic is recovering from arthroscopic right knee surgery and is not expected to be available Thursday against the 76ers.
Derrick Jones MIA Probable (Knee) PHI Away Jones Jr. is recovering from two right knee bone bruises but is likely to return against the 76ers on Thursday.
Joel Embiid PHI Out (Knee) MIA Home Embiid is expected to sit out until the beginning of March due to left knee soreness.
Furkan Korkmaz PHI Out (Knee) MIA Home Korkmaz suffered a torn meniscus in his right knee and there is no timetable for return.
Justin Patton PHI Out (Foot) MIA Home Patton is recovering from multiple right foot surgeries and will miss an extended period of game action.
Zhaire Smith PHI Out (Foot) MIA Home Smith suffered a Jones fracture to his left foot and had surgery to repair the ailment. It is not anticipated that he will return during the remainder of the season.
Shake Milton PHI Out (Finger) MIA Home Milton will need at least two-to-three weeks to recover after having surgery to repair a broken finger.
Damian Lillard POR Probable (Ankle) BKN Away Lillard is saddled by a left ankle sprain but it is likely he will play against the Nets on Thursday.
Enes Kanter POR Probable (Acquired) BKN Away Kanter was recently acquired and is expected to make his debut with his new team Thursday versus the Nets.
Rodney Hood POR Probable (Illness) BKN Away Hood is dealing with a gastrointestinal illness but is expected to suit up against the Nets on Thursday.
Jared Dudley BKN Probable (Hamstring) POR Home Dudley is sidelined with a left hamstring strain but it is anticipated that he will return Thursday against the Trail Blazers, barring any setbacks.
Spencer Dinwiddie BKN Out (Thumb) POR Home Dinwiddie had surgery to repair torn ligaments in his right thumb and is projected to be held out of action until at least the middle of March.
Treveon Graham BKN Probable (Personal) POR Home Graham missed the last game due to a personal matter but is likely to draw back into the lineup against the Trail Blazers on Thursday.
Rodions Kurucs BKN Probable (Elbow) POR Home Kurucs was held out of the previous game with a left elbow sprain but it is not expected to impede his status for Thursday's contest against Trail Blazers.
Kyrie Irving BOS Probable (Knee) MIL Away Irving has been held out of the previous two games with a strained right knee but is likely to return to action against the Bucks on Thursday, provided no setbacks occur.
Aron Baynes BOS Out (Foot) MIL Away Baynes has a left foot contusion and is expected to be sidelined until the beginning of March.
Gordon Hayward BOS Out (Ankle) MIL Away Hayward is nursing a right ankle sprain and will not participate in Thursday's contest versus the Bucks.
Terry Rozier BOS Probable (Illness) MIL Away Rozier missed the last game due to an illness but is expected to be available for Thursday's matchup against the Bucks.
Robert Williams BOS Probable (Back) MIL Away Williams III missed his second-straight game due to a sore lower back but it is anticipated that he will draw back into the lineup Thursday against the Bucks.
Giannis Antetokounmpo MIL Probable (Knee) BOS Home Antetokounmpo has soreness in his right knee but is expected to suit up against the Celtics on Thursday.
Nikola Mirotic MIL Probable (Calf) BOS Home Mirotic is sidelined with a strained right calf but is expected to return to action for Thursday's matchup against the Celtics.
Donte Divincenzo MIL Out (Heel) BOS Home DiVincenzo has been held out of action with bursitis in his left heel and there is no timetable for return.
Damian Jones GS Out (Pectoral) SAC Home Jones is recovering from surgery to repair a torn left pectoral muscle and is expected to be sidelined until sometime in May.
Jacob Evans GS Out (Pelvis) SAC Home Evans has been absent from the lineup during the past three games due to left pelvic soreness and will not return against the Kings on Thursday.
Clint Capela HOU Probable (Thumb) LAL Away Capela had surgery to repair ligament damage in his right thumb but is projected to return to action Thursday against the Lakers.
Iman Shumpert HOU Out (Knee) LAL Away Shumpert is battling right knee soreness. He will not be available for Thursday's matchup against the Lakers or Saturday's game versus the Warriors.
Austin Rivers HOU Probable (Elbow) LAL Away Rivers was absent from the lineup during the last game with soreness in his right elbow but it is anticipated that he will suit up against the Lakers on Thursday.
Tyson Chandler LAL Probable (Neck) HOU Home Chandler missed the last game with a stiff neck and a right big toe sprain. He is expected to take the court against the Rockets on Thursday.
Mike Muscala LAL Out (Ankle) HOU Home Muscala was held out of the previous game due to a right ankle sprain and will not make his team debut Thursday against the Rockets.
Lonzo Ball LAL Out (Ankle) HOU Home Ball has been diagnosed with a Grade 3 left ankle sprain and is expected to miss four-to-six weeks.
Josh Hart LAL Probable (Knee) HOU Home Hart is dealing with patellar tendinitis in his right knee but is expected to suit up for Thursday's tilt versus the Rockets.

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