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Daily NBA Injury Roundup for February 22nd, 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 February 22nd, 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 22nd, 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
Anthony Davis NO Probable (Shoulder) IND Away Davis was forced from the previous game due to a left shoulder muscle contusion. He will likely draw back into the lineup against the Pacers on Friday.
Elfrid Payton NO Probable (Ankle) IND Away Payton has been held out of action with a right ankle sprain but is expected to return against the Pacers on Friday.
Darius Miller NO Out (Ankle) IND Away Miller is dealing with a right ankle sprain and will not play against the Pacers on Friday.
Jason Smith NO Out (Knee) IND Away Smith is sidelined with a sore left knee and it is uncertain how much time he will be forced to miss.
Trevon Bluiett NO Out (Thumb) IND Away Bluiett will miss an extended period of time after having right thumb surgery.
Tyreke Evans IND Probable (Ankle) NO Home Evans is battling a sore left ankle but is expected to play against the Pelicans on Friday.
Victor Oladipo IND Out (Knee) NO Home Oladipo will miss the rest of the season after undergoing surgery on his right knee.
Myles Turner IND Out (Hip) NO Home Turner is nursing a bruised right hip and he will not suit up against the Pelicans on Friday.
Kris Dunn CHI Probable (Back) ORL Away Dunn sat out the last game due to a lower-back contusion but is projected to play Friday against the Magic.
Timothe Luwawu CHI Questionable (Oblique) ORL Away Luwawu-Cabarrot suffered a right oblique contusion and his status for Friday's game against the Magic is clouded.
Denzel Valentine CHI Out (Ankle) ORL Away Valentine is expected to miss the remainder of the season after having reconstruction surgery on his left ankle.
Wendell Carter Jr. CHI Out (Thumb) ORL Away Carter Jr. had surgery to repair the ulnar collateral ligament in his left thumb and is likely to miss 8-12 weeks.
Chandler Hutchison CHI Out (Toe) ORL Away Hutchison is sidelined with an acute injury to a sesamoid bone his right foot and is expected to be absent from the lineup until at least the start of March.
Timofey Mozgov ORL Out (Knee) CHI Home Mozgov is recovering from arthroscopic surgery on his right knee. There is no timetable for return.
Markelle Fultz ORL Out (Shoulder) CHI Home Fultz has been diagnosed with Thoracic outlet syndrome in his shooting shoulder and is in danger of missing the remainder of the season.
Mohamed Bamba ORL Out (Leg) CHI Home Bamba is recovering from a procedure to correct a stress fracture in his left tibia and is in jeopardy of missing the remainder of the season.
LaMarcus Aldridge SA Probable (Illness) TOR Away Aldridge is expected to suit up against the Raptors on Friday despite an illness.
Dejounte Murray SA Out (Knee) TOR Away Murray tore the ACL in his right knee and is expected to miss the 2018-19 season.
Derrick White SA Probable (Foot) TOR Away White has plantar fasciitis in his foot but is likely to draw back into the lineup against the Raptors on Friday.
Lonnie Walker IV SA Questionable (Ankle) TOR Away Walker IV has been held out of the previous three games with a sprained right ankle and it is unclear if he will return Friday against the Raptors.
Kawhi Leonard TOR Probable (Knee) SA Home Leonard was held out of the previous game due to a sore left knee but is projected to face the Spurs on Friday.
Patrick McCaw TOR Probable (Shoulder) SA Home McCaw missed the last game with a sore right shoulder but it is anticipated that he will be available Friday against the Spurs.
Fred Vanvleet TOR Out (Thumb) SA Home VanVleet is expected to miss up to five weeks from surgery to correct a partial ligament tear in his left thumb.
Troy Brown WAS Out (Ankle) CHA Away Brown Jr. has been held out of the previous five games with a left ankle sprain but is likely to return against the Pacers on Saturday.
John Wall WAS Out (Achilles) CHA Away Wall ruptured his Achilles tendon and will miss the remainder of the 2018-19 season.
Dwight Howard WAS Out (Back) CHA Away Howard had surgery performed on his lower back to relieve pain shooting down to his gluteal muscles and is expected to be held out of the lineup until the beginning of March.
Tomas Satoransky WAS Probable (Personal) CHA Away Satoransky has been absent from the lineup during the past two games due to a personal matter but is expected to suit up for Friday's matchup against the Hornets.
Tony Parker CHA Probable (Back) WAS Home Parker has been absent from the lineup during the past three games with a strained back but is expected to return Friday against the Wizards.
Bismack Biyombo CHA Probable (Knee) WAS Home Biyombo is dealing with a knee injury but is likely to be available for Friday's game against the Wizards.
Miles Plumlee ATL Out (Knee) DET Home Plumlee had a non-surgical procedure conducted on his left knee and is expected to remain out of the lineup until at least the beginning of March.
Kevin Huerter ATL Out (Ankle) DET Home Huerter will not play against the Pistons on Friday due to a sprained left ankle.
Jaylen Adams ATL Probable (Ankle) DET Home Adams sat out his fourth-straight game due to a sprained right ankle but is expected to return to the lineup Friday against the Pistons.
Andrew Wiggins MIN Probable (Illness) NY Away Wiggins has been held out of the past two games due to an illness but is expected to return Friday against the Knicks.
Gorgui Dieng MIN Out (Personal) NY Away Dieng is tending to a personal matter and will not play against the Knicks on Friday.
Robert Covington MIN Out (Knee) NY Away Covington is suffering from a bone bruise in his right knee. There is no definitive timetable for return.
Tyus Jones MIN Probable (Ankle) NY Away Jones is sidelined with a left high-ankle sprain but is projected to return against the Knicks on Friday.
Karl-Anthony Towns MIN Out (Concussion) NY Away Towns has entered concussion protocol following a car accident and will not play in Friday's game versus the Knicks.
Mario Hezonja NY Probable (Leg) MIN Home Hezonja sat out the last game with left leg contusion but is expected to play against Friday against the Timberwolves.
Emmanuel Mudiay NY Probable (Shoulder) MIN Home Mudiay has been held out of action with a strained left shoulder but is likely to return to action against the Timberwolves on Friday.
Frank Ntilikina NY Out (Groin) MIN Home Ntilikina is sidelined with a sore groin and is expected to remain out of Friday's lineup against the Timberwolves.
Luc Richard Mbah a Moute LAC Out (Knee) MEM Away Mbah a Moute has been sidelined with a sore left knee and it is unclear if he will return to action before the beginning of March.
Wilson Chandler LAC Out (Quadricep) MEM Away Chandler is sidelined due to a right quadriceps strain and is expected to sit out until at least the start of March.
Jonas Valanciunas MEM Out (Personal) LAC Home Valanciunas is dealing with a personal matter and will not be available for Friday's matchup versus the Clippers.
Joakim Noah MEM Probable (Heel) LAC Home Noah is expected to play against the Clippers on Friday despite suffering from a sore right heel.
Chandler Parsons MEM Probable (Knee) LAC Home Parsons has been out with right knee soreness and team-role issues. He is likely to rejoin the lineup Friday against the Clippers.
Kyle Anderson MEM Out (Shoulder) LAC Home Anderson is sidelined with right shoulder soreness and will miss an undetermined length of time.
Tyler Dorsey MEM Probable (Knee) LAC Home Dorsey is tending to soreness in his left knee but is projected to be in Friday's lineup versus the Clippers.
Dillon Brooks MEM Out (Toe) LAC Home Brooks is expected to miss the rest of the season due to surgery for an injured right big toe.
Jaren Jackson Jr. MEM Out (Quadricep) LAC Home Jackson Jr. is bothered by soreness in his right quadriceps and will sit out against the Clippers on Friday.
Jevon Carter MEM Probable (Knee) LAC Home Carter is likely to suit up Friday against the Clippers despite right knee soreness.
Gary Harris DEN Probable (Groin) DAL Away Harris has been held out of action with a right adductor strain but is expected to return against the Mavericks on Friday.
Trey Lyles DEN Out (Hamstring) DAL Away Lyles is sidelined with a left hamstring strain and it is undetermined how long he will be out of action.
Tyler Lydon DEN Questionable (Concussion) DAL Away Lydon missed his second-consecutive game as he is going through the league-mandated concussion protocol and it is unknown if he will be cleared in time for Friday's matchup against the Mavericks.
Michael Porter Jr. DEN Out (Back) DAL Away Porter Jr. is recovering from offseason back surgery to repair a herniated disc and will miss an undetermined length of time.
J.J. Barea DAL Out (Achilles) DEN Home Barea had surgery to repair a torn right Achilles and will miss the remainder of the 2018-19 season.
Kristaps Porzingis DAL Out (Knee) DEN Home Porzingis is recovering from surgery to repair a torn ACL in his left knee and will not play this season.
Luka Doncic DAL Out (Ankle) DEN Home Doncic is nursing a sore right ankle and he will not be available for Friday's contest against the Nuggets.
Dante Exum UTA Out (Ankle) OKC Away Exum suffered a left ankle sprain and is likely to stay on the shelf until the early part of March.
Tony Bradley UTA Out (Knee) OKC Away Bradley is expected to remain out of the lineup until at least the beginning of March after having minor surgery to repair his right knee.
Dennis Schroder OKC Probable (Personal) UTA Home Schroder has sat out the past two games due to the birth of his child but is expected back Friday against the Jazz.
Jerami Grant OKC Probable (Ankle) UTA Home Grant has missed the previous two games with a right ankle sprain. It is expected he will be available against the Jazz on Friday.
Andre Roberson OKC Out (Knee) UTA Home Roberson is recovering from offseason knee surgery and is also suffering from a small avulsion in his left knee. He is without a timetable for return.
Markieff Morris OKC Questionable (Neck) UTA Home Morris is sidelined with a neck injury and it is unknown if he will make his team debut Friday against the Jazz.

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