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Daily NBA Injury Roundup for January 16th, 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 16th, 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 16th, 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
Timofey Mozgov ORL Out (Knee) DET Away Mozgov is recovering from arthroscopic surgery on his right knee. There is no timetable for return.
Mohamed Bamba ORL Out (Foot) DET Away Bamba has been held out of the previous three games due to a sore left foot will not return Wednesday against the Pistons.
Zaza Pachulia DET Probable (Leg) ORL Home Pachulia is sidelined due to a right lower-leg contusion but is likely to return Wednesday against the Magic.
Henry Ellenson DET Out (Ankle) ORL Home Ellenson is sidelined with a left ankle sprain and is expected to be held out of action until at least the end of January.
Jonas Valanciunas TOR Out (Thumb) BOS Away Valanciunas is recovering from surgery to repair a dislocated left thumb and is four weeks away from returning.
C.J. Miles TOR Out (Hip) BOS Away Miles missed the previous game due to right hip soreness and will not face the Celtics on Wednesday.
Fred Vanvleet TOR Probable (Thigh) BOS Away VanVleet was absent from the lineup during the last game due to a left thigh contusion but it is expected he will be available Wednesday against the Celtics.
OG Anunoby TOR Out (Personal) BOS Away Anunoby is dealing with a personal matter and will not be available for Wednesday's game against the Celtics.
Marcus Smart BOS Probable (Illness) TOR Home Smart was absent from the lineup during the last game with an illness but it is likely he will face the Raptors on Wednesday.
Kyrie Irving BOS Probable (Quadricep) TOR Home Irving was held out of the previous game due to a right quadriceps contusion but it is not expected to impede his status for Wednesday's matchup with the Raptors.
Aron Baynes BOS Probable (Hand) TOR Home Baynes suffered a left fourth metacarpal fracture in his left hand but it is expected he will return Wednesday against the Raptors.
Jabari Bird BOS Out (Personal) TOR Home Bird is dealing with a personal matter and it is unclear when he will make his season debut.
Jared Dudley BKN Out (Hamstring) HOU Away Dudley missed his second-consecutive game due to a left hamstring injury and will not be available against the Rockets on Wednesday.
Allen Crabbe BKN Out (Knee) HOU Away Crabbe is sidelined with a sore right knee and it is unknown when he will return to the lineup.
Shabazz Napier BKN Probable (Hamstring) HOU Away Napier sat out the last game with tightness in his right hamstring but is projected to suit up Wednesday against the Rockets.
Rondae Hollis-Jefferson BKN Probable (Hip) HOU Away Hollis-Jefferson has been sidelined due to a strained right adductor but is likely to return to the lineup against the Rockets on Wednesday.
Caris Levert BKN Out (Foot) HOU Away LeVert sustained a subtalar dislocation in his right foot along with ligament damage. He is expected to miss two-to-three months of game action.
Dzanan Musa BKN Out (Shoulder) HOU Away Musa suffered a left shoulder subluxation and is likely to remain out of the lineup until the end of January.
Eric Gordon HOU Questionable (Knee) BKN Home Gordon has been held out of action with soreness in his right knee and it is unclear if he will be available for Wednesday's contest versus the Nets.
Clint Capela HOU Out (Thumb) BKN Home Capela injured his right thumb and will likely need four-to-six weeks to recuperate.
Chris Paul HOU Out (Hamstring) BKN Home Paul suffered a Grade 2 left hamstring strain and is expected to remain sidelined until the latter part of January.
Brandon Knight HOU Out (Knee) BKN Home Knight has been held out of the past two games with left knee soreness and will not will play Wednesday against the Nets.
James Ennis HOU Out (Calf) BKN Home Ennis III has a lacerated left calf and will not suit up against the Nets on Wednesday.
Carmelo Anthony HOU Out (Coach's Decision) BKN Home Anthony is away from the team while the head office determines his future with the organization.
Danuel House HOU Out (Coach's Decision) BKN Home Back to G-League
George Hill MIL Probable (Ribs) MEM Away Hill is dealing with bruised ribs but is expected to take the court against the Grizzlies on Wednesday.
Chandler Parsons MEM Out (Knee) MIL Home Parsons is battling right knee soreness and will remain away from the team until management can figure out his future with the organization.
Marc Gasol MEM Questionable (Wrist) MIL Home Gasol sustained a wrist injury last game and his status for Wednesday's game against the Bucks is in question.
Kyle Anderson MEM Out (Ankle) MIL Home Anderson sustained a Grade 2 left ankle sprain and is expected to miss two-to-four weeks.
Dillon Brooks MEM Out (Toe) MIL Home Brooks is expected to miss the rest of the season due to surgery for an injured right big toe.
Marco Belinelli SA Probable (Knee) DAL Away Belinelli missed the last game due to a left knee contusion but it is likely he will be in Wednesday's lineup versus the Mavericks.
Rudy Gay SA Probable (Wrist) DAL Away Gay is sidelined due to a sprained left wrist but is projected to return to action against the Mavericks on Wednesday.
Dejounte Murray SA Out (Knee) DAL Away Murray tore the ACL in his right knee and is expected to miss the 2018-19 season.
J.J. Barea DAL Out (Achilles) SA Home Barea had surgery to repair a torn right Achilles and will miss the remainder of the 2018-19 season.
Dennis Smith Jr. DAL Out (Illness) SA Home Smith Jr. has sat out the previous three games with mid-back tightness and now ailing from an illness. He will not draw back into the lineup against the Spurs on Wednesday.
John Henson CLE Out (Wrist) POR Away Henson is recovering from wrist surgery to repair a torn ligament. Although he will miss an extended period of time, it is expected that he will return sometime near the end of the season.
Kevin Love CLE Out (Foot) POR Away Love underwent surgery on his left big toe and is not expected to return until around the All-Star break.
J.R. Smith CLE Out (Personal) POR Away Smith is dealing with a personal matter and there is no definitive timetable set for his return.
Larry Nance Jr. CLE Out (Knee) POR Away Nance has a sprained MCL in his right knee and is expected to miss two-to-four weeks of action.
David Nwaba CLE Out (Ankle) POR Away Nwaba is sidelined with a left ankle sprain but is likely to return sometime before the latter part of January.
Damian Lillard POR Questionable (Hand) CLE Home Lillard is hampered by a right hand strain and it is unclear if he will play against the Cavaliers on Wednesday.
Maurice Harkless POR Questionable (Knee) CLE Home Harkless has been held out of the previous four games with a left knee injury and it is unclear if he will return against the Cavaliers on Wednesday.
DeMarcus Cousins GS Out (Achilles) NO Home Cousins is recuperating from a torn left Achilles tendon that ended his 2017-18 season. He is expected to make his season debut Friday against the Clippers.
Damian Jones GS Out (Pectoral) NO Home Jones is recovering from surgery to repair a torn left pectoral muscle and it is likely he will miss the remainder of the season.
Thabo Sefolosha UTA Out (Hamstring) LAC Away Sefolosha suffered a right hamstring strain and is likely to be absent from the lineup for 10-to-12 days.
Ricky Rubio UTA Out (Hamstring) LAC Away Rubio is expected to miss two weeks of action due to a mild right hamstring strain.
Dante Exum UTA Out (Ankle) LAC Away Exum suffered a left ankle sprain and a further analysis on his condition will take place in two weeks.
Raul Neto UTA Out (Groin) LAC Away Neto will be held out of the lineup due to a left groin strain and will be re-evaluated during the latter part of January.
Tony Bradley UTA Out (Knee) LAC Away Bradley is expected to miss one month of action after having minor surgery to repair his right knee.
Luc Richard Mbah a Moute LAC Out (Knee) UTA Home Mbah a Moute has been sidelined with a sore left knee but is expected to return to action before the end of January.
Milos Teodosic LAC Questionable (Knee) UTA Home Teodosic has missed the last five games with knee tendinitis and it is unknown if he will suit up against the Jazz on Wednesday.

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