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Daily NBA Injury Roundup for January 16th, 2020


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, 2020. 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, 2020

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
Ricky Rubio PHO Probable (Personal) NY Away Rubio is away from the team to be with his wife for the birth of their child. It is anticipated that he will be available against the Knicks on Thursday.
Kelly Oubre Jr. PHO Out (Concussion) NY Away Oubre Jr. has a concussion and will not be cleared in time for Thursday's clash against the Knicks.
Frank Kaminsky PHO Out (Knee) NY Away Kaminsky is sidelined with a right patella stress fracture. He is expected to miss at least four weeks of action.
Marcus Morris NY Probable (Neck) PHO Home Morris Sr. has been absent from the lineup with a sore neck. It is anticipated that he will return to the fold Thursday against the Suns.
Reggie Bullock NY Out (Neck) PHO Home Bullock is tending to a neck soreness, and he will not take the court against the Suns on Thursday.
Dennis Smith Jr. NY Out (Oblique) PHO Home Smith is dealing with a strained left oblique, and he will not suit up against the Suns on Thursday.
Frank Ntilikina NY Probable (Groin) PHO Home Ntilikina has missed the last two games due to a sore groin, but he is likely to play against the Suns on Thursday.
Mitchell Robinson NY Probable (Toe) PHO Home Robinson is expected to suit up for Thursday's clash with the Suns despite a sprained left big toe.
Mike Conley UTA Out (Hamstring) NO Away Conley is sidelined with a left hamstring strain and has suffered a setback in his rehabilitation. There currently is no timetable for return.
Jrue Holiday NO Out (Elbow) UTA Home Holiday has sat out the previous five games with a left elbow triceps strain, and he will not be in Thursday's lineup versus the Jazz.
J.J. Redick NO Questionable (Hamstring) UTA Home Redick has sat out the last two games with a left hamstring strain, and he will not play against the Jazz on Thursday.
Darius Miller NO Out (Achilles) UTA 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 Probable (Hamstring) UTA Home Favors has sat out the previous two games with a right hamstring strain, but he is projected to play against the Jazz on Thursday.
Jahlil Okafor NO Questionable (Back) UTA Home Okafor has a sore lower back and will not suit up Thursday against the Jazz.
Brandon Ingram NO Probable (Knee) UTA Home Ingram missed the last game with right knee soreness, but he is expected to be available Thursday against the Jazz.
Kenrich Williams NO Out (Back) UTA Home Williams has missed the last four games due to right lower-back soreness, and he will not be a participant in Thursday's clash versus the Jazz.
Zion Williamson NO Out (Knee) UTA Home Williamson had surgery to repair a torn meniscus in his right knee. He is progressing in his recovery, and it is expected that he will make his debut Jan. 22 versus the Spurs.
Jaylen Brown BOS Out (Thumb) MIL Away Brown sustained a right thumb sprain, and it will impeded his status for Thursday's tilt versus the Bucks.
Jayson Tatum BOS Probable (Knee) MIL Away Tatum will likely play against the Bucks on Thursday after missing the previous game due to a sore right knee.
Robert Williams BOS Out (Hip) MIL Away Williams III has been diagnosed with a bone edema in his left hip. He is expected to be out of action though the All-Star break.
Wesley Matthews MIL Probable (Finger) BOS Home Matthews has a left finger sprain, but he is likely to suit up against the Celtics on Thursday.
Donte Divincenzo MIL Probable (Finger) BOS Home DiVincenzo is expected to play Thursday against the Celtics despite a right finger sprain.
Paul Millsap DEN Out (Knee) GS Away Millsap has sat out the previous four games with a left knee contusion and will not return Thursday against the Warriors.
Gary Harris DEN Out (Groin) GS Away Harris missed the last game with a right adductor strain, and he will not be on the court versus the Warriors on Thursday.
Jamal Murray DEN Out (Ankle) GS Away Murray is sidelined with a left ankle sprain, and he is expected to miss several games.
Bol Bol DEN Out (Oblique) GS Away Bol is recovering from left foot surgery, and it is undetermined when he will make his season debut.
Stephen Curry GS Out (Hand) DEN Home Curry had surgery on the second metacarpal on his left hand. He is making progress in his rehabilitation, but it is unclear if he will be ready to play at the beginning of February.
Klay Thompson GS Out (Knee) DEN Home Thompson is recovering from a torn ACL in his left knee and is expected to miss the entire 2019-20 season.
Kevon Looney GS Out (Abdominal) DEN Home Looney is idle with left abdominal soreness, and a timetable for return has yet to be established.
Damion Lee GS Probable (Personal) DEN Home Lee missed the last game due to issues with his contract status, but it is expected that he will be available to face the Nuggets on Thursday.
Jacob Evans GS Out (Concussion) DEN Home Evans left the previous game with a concussion and a broken nose. He will not play against the Nuggets on Thursday.
Michael Carter-Williams ORL Out (Shoulder) LAC Away Carter-Williams has been sidelined due to an AC joint sprain in his left shoulder, and it is unclear when he will return to action.
Al-Farouq Aminu ORL Out (Knee) LAC Away Aminu is recovering from surgery to repair a torn meniscus in his right knee. He is expected to miss at least 12 weeks of action.
Evan Fournier ORL Questionable (Quadricep) LAC Away Fournier was held out of the previous game due to a right quadriceps contusion, and it is unknown if he will line up against the Clippers on Thursday.
D.J. Augustin ORL Out (Knee) LAC Away Augustin sat out the last game with a left knee contusion, and he will not take the court for Thursday's tilt against the Clippers.
Jonathan Isaac ORL Out (Knee) LAC Away Isaac is expected to be out of commission for at least eight to 10 weeks with a posterior lateral corner injury and a medial bone contusion to his left knee.
Paul George LAC Out (Hamstring) ORL Home George has sat out the previous three games with a left hamstring strain, and he will not return to action Thursday against the Magic.

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