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Daily NBA Injury Roundup for January 1st, 2022

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 1st, 2022. 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.

Editor's Note: Our incredible team of writers received five total writing awards and 13 award nominations by the Fantasy Sports Writers Association, tops in the industry! Congrats to all the award winners and nominees including NBA Writer of the Year, Best NFL Series, MLB Series, PGA Writer and Player Notes writer of the year. Be sure to follow their analysis, rankings and advice all year long, and win big with RotoBaller! Read More!

 

NBA Injury Roundup for January 1st, 2022

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
Jonas Valanciunas NO Probable (Illness) MIL Away Valanciunas is battling a non-COVID illness but will take the court for the Pelicans.
Brandon Ingram NO Out (Achilles) MIL Away Ingram is dealing with an achilles injury and will not take the court for the Pelicans.
Josh Hart NO Probable (Ankle) MIL Away Hart is dealing with a knee issue but will take the court for the Pelicans.
Zion Williamson NO Out (Foot) MIL Away Williamson suffered a setback in his recovery from a foot injury and will not participate in basketball activities for the Pelicans.
Kira Lewis Jr. NO Out (ACL) MIL Away Lewis Jr. has a torn ACL and a MCL sprain and will miss the remainder of the 2021-22 season.
Khris Middleton MIL Out (Personal) NO Home Middleton is dealing with personal issues and will not take the court for the Bucks.
Brook Lopez MIL Out (Back) NO Home Lopez is dealing with a back injury and will not take the court for the Bucks.
Thanasis Antetokounmpo MIL Out (Health Protocols) NO Home Antetokounmpo has entered the league health and safety protocol and will not be available for the Bucks.
Semi Ojeleye MIL Out (Health Protocols) NO Home Ojeleye will need to pass through the league's health and safety protocols before being eligible to rejoin the team.
Donte DiVincenzo MIL Out (Ankle) NO Home DiVincenzo is dealing with an ankle injury and will not suit up for the Bucks.
Doug McDermott SA Out (Health Protocols) DET Away McDermott has been placed in the league's health and safety protocols and will not be available for the Spurs.
Dejounte Murray SA Out (Conditioning) DET Away Murray is conditioning to return to competition and will not take the court for the Spurs.
Zach Collins SA Out (Ankle) DET Away Collins is recovering from stress fracture surgery and is expected to be out until January.
Lonnie Walker IV SA Out (Knee/Health Protocols) DET Away Walker IV has entered the league's health and safety protocols and will not take the court for the Spurs.
Keita Bates-Diop SA Out (Hamstring) DET Away Bates-Diop is dealing with a hamstring injury and will not suit up for the Spurs.
Drew Eubanks SA Probable (Back) DET Away Eubanks is dealing with a back injury and is available to take the court for the Spurs.
Devontae Cacok SA Out (Health Protocols) DET Away Cacok has been placed in health protocols which he will need to clear in order to be eligible to rejoin the team.
Kelly Olynyk DET Out (Knee) SA Home Olynyk is battling a left knee sprain and will miss at least 6 weeks.
Cory Joseph DET Out (Health Protocols) SA Home Joseph will need to pass through the league's health and safety protocols before being eligible to rejoin the team.
Jerami Grant DET Out (Thumb) SA Home Grant is dealing with a thumb injury and is out indefinitely.
Trey Lyles DET Out (Health Protocols) SA Home Lyles will need to pass through the league's health and safety protocols before being eligible to rejoin the team.
Rodney McGruder DET Out (Health Protocols) SA Home McGruder will need to pass through the league's health and safety protocols before being eligible to rejoin the team.
Josh Jackson DET Out (Health Protocols) SA Home Jackson will need to pass through the league's health and safety protocols before being eligible to rejoin the team.
Frank Jackson DET Out (Ankle) SA Home Jackson is battling a right ankle sprain and will not take the court for the Pistons.
Killian Hayes DET Out (Health Protocols) SA Home Hayes will need to pass through the league's health and safety protocols before being eligible to rejoin the team.
Isaiah Stewart DET Out (Health Protocols) SA Home Stewart will need to pass through the league's health and safety protocols before being eligible to rejoin the team.
Saben Lee DET Out (Health Protocols) SA Home Lee will need to pass through the league's health and safety protocols before being eligible to rejoin the team.
Cade Cunningham DET Out (Health Protocols) SA Home Cunningham will need to pass through the league's health and safety protocols before being eligible to rejoin the team.
Isaiah Livers DET Out (Conditioning) SA Home Livers is undergoing return to competition conditioning and will not take the court for the Pistons.
Chris Smith DET Out (Conditioning) SA Home Smith is reconditioning back to competition levels and will not take the court for the Pistons.
Ersan Ilyasova CHI Out (Health Protocols) WAS Away Ilyasova will need to pass through the league's health and safety protocols before being eligible to rejoin the team.
Alex Caruso CHI Out (Foot) WAS Away Caruso is battling a foot injury and is not expected to take the court for the Bulls.
Lonzo Ball CHI Out (Health Protocols) WAS Away Ball will need to pass through the league's health and safety protocols before being eligible to rejoin the team.
Tony Bradley CHI Out (Health Protocols) WAS Away Bradley will need to pass through the league's health and safety protocols before being eligible to rejoin the team.
Alfonzo McKinnie CHI Out (Health Protocols) WAS Away McKinnie will need to pass through the league's health and safety protocols before being eligible to rejoin the team.
Javonte Green CHI Out (Adductor) WAS Away Green is dealing with an adductor injury and will not take the court for the Bulls.
Patrick Williams CHI Out (Wrist) WAS Away Williams is dealing with a significant wrist injury and will miss the remainder of the 2021-22 season.
Marko Simonovic CHI Out (Health Protocols) WAS Away Simonovic will need to pass through the league's health and safety protocols before being eligible to rejoin the team
Bradley Beal WAS Probable (Health Protocols) CHI Home Beal has cleared the league's health and safety protocols and will take the court for the Wizards.
Kentavious Caldwell-Pope WAS Probable (Health Protocols) CHI Home Caldwell-Pope has cleared the health and safety protocols and will likely take the court for the Wizards.
Spencer Dinwiddie WAS Out (Health Protocols) CHI Home Dinwiddie has entered the league's health and safety protocols and will not take the court for the Wizards.
Raul Neto WAS Out (Health Protocols) CHI Home Neto will need to pass through the league's health and safety protocols before being eligible to rejoin the team.
Montrezl Harrell WAS Out (Health Protocols) CHI Home Harrell has entered the league's health and safety protocols and will not take the court for the Wizards.
Davis Bertans WAS Out (Illness) CHI Home Bertans is battling a non-COVID illness and will not take the court for the Wizards.
Thomas Bryant WAS Out (Health Protocols) CHI Home Bryant will need to pass through the league's health and safety protocols before being eligible to rejoin the team.
Aaron Holiday WAS Out (Health Protocols) CHI Home Holiday will need to pass through the league's health and safety protocols before being eligible to rejoin the team.
Rui Hachimura WAS Out (Health Protocols) CHI Home Hachimura has entered the league's health and safety protocols and will not take the court for the Wizards.
Cassius Winston WAS Out (Health Protocols) CHI Home Winston is listed under Health and Safety protocols and will not take the court for the Wizards.
Anthony Gill WAS Probable (Health Protocols) CHI Home Gill has passed through the league's health and safety protocols and will be available for the Wizards.
Nicolas Batum LAC Out (Ankle) BKN Away Batum is dealing with an ankle injury and will not take the court for the Clippers.
Kawhi Leonard LAC Out (Knee) BKN Away Leonard is recovering from a partially torn ACL and will miss at least most of the 2021-2022 season.
Paul George LAC Out (Elbow) BKN Away George has a torn ligament in his elbow and will be out for the Clippers.
Ivica Zubac LAC Out (Health Protocols) BKN Away Zubac will need to pass through the league's health and safety protocols before being eligible to rejoin the team.
Luke Kennard LAC Out (Health Protocols) BKN Away Kennard has entered the league's health and safety protocols and will not take the court for the Clippers.
Isaiah Hartenstein LAC Out (Ankle) BKN Away Hartenstein is dealing with an ankle injury and will not take the court for the Clippers.
Jay Scrubb LAC Out (Health Protocols) BKN Away Scrubb will need to pass through the league's health and safety protocols before being eligible to rejoin the team.
Jason Preston LAC Out (Foot) BKN Away Preston underwent right foot surgery and is expected to miss a significant portion of the 2021-22 season.
Brandon Boston Jr. LAC Out (Covid-19) BKN Away Boston Jr, will need to pass through the league's health and safety protocols before being eligible to rejoin the team.
Kyrie Irving BKN Out (Conditioning) LAC Home Irving has cleared health and safety protocols but will not be available for the Nets due to reconditioning.
Joe Harris BKN Out (Ankle) LAC Home Harris is dealing with an ankle injury and will not take the court for the Nets.
Jeff Green DEN Out (Health Protocols) HOU Away Green will need to pass through the league's health and safety protocols before being eligible to rejoin the team.
Austin Rivers DEN Probable (Thumb) HOU Away Rivers is battling a right thumb sprain and is expected to take the court for the Nuggets.
Aaron Gordon DEN Probable (Hamstring) HOU Away Gordon is dealing with right hamstring soreness and is expected to take the court for the Nuggets.
Jamal Murray DEN Out (Knee) HOU Away Murray is recovering from a torn ACL and is expected to miss the start of the 2021-2022 season.
Vlatko Cancar DEN Probable (Illness) HOU Away Cancar is battling a non-COVID illness and is available to take the court for the Nuggets.
Monte Morris DEN Questionable (Knee) HOU Away Morris is dealing with a knee issue and is uncertain to take the court for the Nuggets.
PJ Dozier DEN Out (Knee) HOU Away Dozier has suffered a torn ACL which will end his 2021/22 season.
Michael Porter Jr. DEN Out (Back) HOU Away Porter Jr. is expected to miss the rest of the 2021-2022 season after undergoing lower back surgery. Porter Jr. has also entered the league's health and safety protocols.
Zeke Nnaji DEN Out (Health Protocols) HOU Away Nnaji will need to pass through the league's health and safety protocols before being eligible to rejoin the team.
Bones Hyland DEN Out (Health Protocols) HOU Away Hyland will need to pass through the league's health and safety protocols before being eligible to rejoin the team.
John Wall HOU Out (Trade Pending) DEN Home Wall will not play in games as the Rockets seek a potential trade partner.
Eric Gordon HOU Out (Groin) DEN Home Gordon is dealing with a groin injury and will not take the court for the Rockets.
D.J. Augustin HOU Out (Health Protocols) DEN Home Augustin will need to pass through the league's health and safety protocols before being eligible to rejoin the team.
Kevin Porter Jr. HOU Probable (Thigh) DEN Home Porter Jr. is dealing with a thigh injury but is likely to take the court for the Rockets.
Garrison Mathews HOU Out (Health Protocols) DEN Home Matthews will need to pass through the league's health and safety protocols before being eligible to rejoin the team.
Alperen Sengün HOU Out (Ankle) DEN Home Sengun is dealing with an ankle injury and will not take the court for the Rockets.
Jalen Green HOU Probable (Hamstring) DEN Home Green is dealing with a hamstring injury but is likely to take the court for the Rockets.
Draymond Green GS Out (Health Protocols) UTA Away Green will need to pass through the league's health and safety protocols before being eligible to rejoin the team.
Klay Thompson GS Out (Achilles) UTA Away Thompson is recovering from an Achilles injury and has been cleared to begin practicing with a hope for a late December return.
Damion Lee GS Out (Health Protocols) UTA Away Lee will need to pass through the league's health and safety protocols before being eligible to rejoin the team.
James Wiseman GS Out (Knee) UTA Away Wiseman is recovering from a torn right meniscus and is out indefinitely for the Warriors. Wiseman has also entered the leagues health protocols.
Hassan Whiteside UTA Out (Concussion) GS Home Whiteside is dealing with a concussion and will not take the court for the Jazz.
Eric Paschall UTA Out (Personal) GS Home Paschall will not take the court for the Jazz for personal reasons.
Udoka Azubuike UTA Out (Ankle) GS Home Azubuike is dealing with a right ankle injury and will not suit up for the Jazz.
DeJon Jarreau HOU Out (Health Protocols) DEN Home Jarreau has entered the league's health and safety protocols and will not take the court for the Rockets.
Brad Wanamaker WAS Out (Health Protocols) CHI Home Wanamaker has been placed in the league's health and safety protocols and will not be available for the Wizards.

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