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Daily NBA Injury Roundup for January 15th, 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 January 15th, 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 January 15th, 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
Jamal Crawford PHO Out (Knee) IND Away Crawford is nursing a sore right knee and will not be available Tuesday against the Pacers.
Devin Booker PHO Probable (Back) IND Away Booker has sat out the previous three games due to back spasms but is expected to return to action against the Pacers on Tuesday.
Cory Joseph IND Probable (Thigh) PHO Home Joseph is nursing a right thigh contusion but is likely to suit up against the Suns on Tuesday.
Darren Collison IND Probable (Leg) PHO Home Collison is dealing with a sore right leg but is expected to play Tuesday against the Suns.
Myles Turner IND Probable (Shoulder) PHO Home Turner has been held out of the previous four games with a sore right shoulder but is set to be available for Tuesday's game versus the Suns.
Derrick Rose MIN Probable (Ankle) PHI Away Rose missed the last game due to a sprained right ankle but it is likely he will play Tuesday against the 76ers.
Jeff Teague MIN Probable (Ankle) PHI Away Teague has a left ankle injury but is likely to suit up against the 76ers on Tuesday.
Robert Covington MIN Out (Knee) PHI Away Covington is suffering from a bone bruise in his right knee. There is no definitive timetable for return.
Amir Johnson PHI Questionable (Migraine) MIN Home Johnson missed his second-straight game with a migraine and it is unknown if he will be available Tuesday versus the Timberwolves.
Markelle Fultz PHI Out (Shoulder) MIN Home Fultz has been diagnosed with Thoracic outlet syndrome in his shooting shoulder and is likely to remain on the shelf until the latter part of January.
Justin Patton PHI Out (Foot) MIN Home Patton is recovering from multiple right foot surgeries and will miss an extended period of game action.
Zhaire Smith PHI Out (Foot) MIN Home Smith suffered a Jones fracture to his left foot and had surgery to repair the ailment. He also underwent a thoracoscopy to fix an allergic reaction from a food product and there is no timetable for return.
Nerlens Noel OKC Out (Concussion) ATL Away Noel suffered a concussion and will be out of the lineup until he completes the concussion protocol.
Andre Roberson OKC Out (Knee) ATL Away Roberson is recovering from offseason knee surgery and is also suffering from a small avulsion in his left knee. He is expected to remain sidelined until the end of January.
Alex Abrines OKC Out (Personal) ATL Away Abrines is away from the team due to a personal matter and it is unknown when he will return to the lineup.
Miles Plumlee ATL Out (Knee) OKC Home Plumlee had a non-surgical procedure conducted on his left knee and is expected to miss at least two weeks.
Kent Bazemore ATL Out (Ankle) OKC Home Bazemore sustained a sprained right ankle and is expected to remain out of action until the latter part of January.
Dewayne Dedmon ATL Out (Ankle) OKC Home Dedmon was held out of the previous game due to a left ankle sprain and will not take part in Tuesday's matchup against the Thunder.
Jeremy Lin ATL Out (Back) OKC Home Lin will not be available against the Thunder on Tuesday as he is dealing with soreness in his lower back.
Taurean Prince ATL Probable (Illness) OKC Home Prince is ailing from an illness but it is likely the symptoms will subside in time for Tuesday's clash with the Thunder.
John Collins ATL Probable (Ankle) OKC Home Collins exited the last game due to a sprained left ankle but it should not prevent him from playing against the Thunder on Tuesday.
Goran Dragic MIA Out (Knee) MIL Away Dragic is expected to miss six-to-eight weeks recovering from arthroscopic right knee surgery.
Hassan Whiteside MIA Probable (Illness) MIL Away Whiteside missed the last game due to illness but the symptoms are likely to subside in time for Tuesday's matchup against the Bucks.
Josh Richardson MIA Probable (Knee) MIL Away Richardson is hampered by tendinitis in his knee but is set to hit the court Tuesday against the Bucks.
Giannis Antetokounmpo MIL Probable (Quadricep) MIA Home Antetokounmpo is projected to hit the court for Tuesday's clash with the Heat despite soreness in his right quadriceps and a left hip contusion.
Donte Divincenzo MIL Probable (Heel) MIA Home DiVincenzo has been absent from the lineup during the previous four games with left bilateral heel bursitis but is expected to return to Tuesday's lineup against the Heat.
Draymond Green GS Probable (Knee) DEN Away Green hurt his knee in the last game but will likely be okay to play Tuesday against the Nuggets.
DeMarcus Cousins GS Out (Achilles) DEN Away Cousins is recuperating from a torn left Achilles tendon that ended his 2017-18 season. He is targeting Friday's matchup against the Clippers to make his season debut.
Damian Jones GS Out (Pectoral) DEN Away Jones is recovering from surgery to repair a torn left pectoral muscle and it is likely he will miss the remainder of the season.
Isaiah Thomas DEN Out (Hip) GS Home Thomas is recovering from a right hip surgery and is expected to remain out of action until at least the end of January.
Gary Harris DEN Questionable (Hamstring) GS Home Harris sat out his fourth-straight game with left hamstring tightness and it is uncertain if he will return to action Tuesday against the Warriors.
Trey Lyles DEN Questionable (Wrist) GS Home Lyles has missed the past two games with a sprained right wrist and it is undetermined if he will play against the Warriors on Tuesday.
Michael Porter Jr. DEN Out (Back) GS Home Porter Jr. is recovering from offseason back surgery to repair a herniated disc and will miss an undetermined length of time.
Jarred Vanderbilt DEN Out (Foot) GS Home Vanderbilt is recuperating from right foot surgery and there is no timetable for return.
Bobby Portis CHI Probable (Elbow) LAL Away Portis missed the last game with a sprained right elbow but is expected to play against the Lakers on Tuesday.
Denzel Valentine CHI Out (Ankle) LAL Away Valentine is expected to miss the remainder of the season after having reconstruction surgery on his left ankle.
Wayne Selden CHI Probable (Back) LAL Away Selden is saddled by a back contusion but is expected to be available for Tuesday's clash versus the Lakers.
Rajon Rondo LAL Out (Finger) CHI Home Rondo is recovering from right ring finger surgery and is expected to miss four weeks of action.
LeBron James LAL Out (Groin) CHI Home James is sidelined with a strained left groin and it is undetermined if he will return to action Thursday against the Thunder.

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