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Daily NBA Injury Roundup for January 18th, 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 18th, 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 18th, 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
Chandler Parsons MEM Out (Knee) BOS Away Parsons is battling right knee soreness and will remain away from the team until management can figure out his future with the organization.
Kyle Anderson MEM Out (Ankle) BOS Away Anderson sustained a Grade 2 left ankle sprain and is expected to miss two-to-four weeks.
Dillon Brooks MEM Out (Toe) BOS Away Brooks is expected to miss the rest of the season due to surgery for an injured right big toe.
Jabari Bird BOS Out (Personal) MEM Home Bird is dealing with a personal matter and it is unclear when he will make his season debut.
Wayne Ellington MIA Probable (Illness) DET Away Ellington is dealing with an illness but is expected to be in for Friday's contest versus the Pistons.
Goran Dragic MIA Out (Knee) DET Away Dragic is expected to miss six-to-eight weeks recovering from arthroscopic right knee surgery.
Josh Richardson MIA Questionable (Illness) DET Away Richardson missed the last game while battling an illness and has an uncertain status Saturday against the Bulls.
Jon Leuer DET Questionable (Illness) MIA Home Leuer is hampered by an illness and missed the last game. His status Saturday against the Kings is uncertain.
Ish Smith DET Probable (Groin) MIA Home Smith is likely to suit up against the Heat on Friday despite a right adductor tear.
Stanley Johnson DET Probable (Hamstring) MIA Home Johnson is nursing soreness in his right hamstring but it is anticipated that he will partake in Friday's tilt with the Heat.
Henry Ellenson DET Questionable (Ankle) MIA Home Ellenson is sidelined with a left ankle sprain and it is uncertain if he will return to the lineup against the Kings on Saturday.
Khyri Thomas DET Questionable (Back) MIA Home Thomas sat out the last two games with lower-back soreness and his status Saturday against the Kings is uncertain.
Jared Dudley BKN Questionable (Hamstring) ORL Away Dudley missed his fourth-consecutive game due to a left hamstring injury and whether he returns Monday against the Kings is unclear.
Allen Crabbe BKN Out (Knee) ORL Away Crabbe is sidelined with a sore right knee and it is unknown when he will return to the lineup.
Caris Levert BKN Out (Foot) ORL 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) ORL Away Musa suffered a left shoulder subluxation and is likely to remain out of the lineup until the end of January.
Timofey Mozgov ORL Out (Knee) BKN Home Mozgov is recovering from arthroscopic surgery on his right knee. There is no timetable for return.
Mohamed Bamba ORL Questionable (Foot) BKN Home Bamba has been held out of the previous four games due to a sore left foot and his status is in question to return Friday against the Nets.
Dejounte Murray SA Out (Knee) MIN Away Murray tore the ACL in his right knee and is expected to miss the 2018-19 season.
Robert Covington MIN Out (Knee) SA Home Covington is suffering from a bone bruise in his right knee. There is no definitive timetable for return.
Tyus Jones MIN Out (Ankle) SA Home Jones is sidelined with a left high-ankle sprain and will miss an undetermined length of time.
John Henson CLE Out (Wrist) UTA 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) UTA 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) UTA Away Smith is dealing with a personal matter and there is no definitive timetable set for his return.
Tristan Thompson CLE Out (Foot) UTA Away Thompson has been ruled out of Friday's contest against the Jazz due to left foot soreness.
Larry Nance Jr. CLE Out (Knee) UTA 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) UTA Away Nwaba is sidelined with a left ankle sprain but is likely to return sometime before the latter part of January.
Thabo Sefolosha UTA Out (Hamstring) CLE Home 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) CLE Home Rubio is expected to miss two weeks of action due to a mild right hamstring strain.
Dante Exum UTA Out (Ankle) CLE Home Exum suffered a left ankle sprain and a further analysis on his condition will take place in two weeks.
Raul Neto UTA Out (Groin) CLE Home 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) CLE Home Bradley is expected to miss one month of action after having minor surgery to repair his right knee.
DeMarcus Cousins GS Probable (Achilles) LAC Away 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) LAC 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.
Luc Richard Mbah a Moute LAC Out (Knee) GS 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 Out (Knee) GS Home Teodosic has been held out of action due to knee tendinitis and it is unknown when he will rejoin the lineup.
Maurice Harkless POR Questionable (Knee) NO Home Harkless has been held out of the previous five games with a left knee injury and it is uncertain if he will return against the Pelicans on Friday.
Caleb Swanigan POR Questionable (Knee) NO Home Swanigan has a right knee injury and it is unknown if he will be available Friday against the Pelicans.

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