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Daily NBA Injury Roundup for January 29th, 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 29th, 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 29th, 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
John Wall WAS Out (Heel) CLE Away Wall is expected to miss the remainder of the season after undergoing heel surgery.
Dwight Howard WAS Out (Back) CLE Away Howard had surgery performed on his lower back to relieve pain shooting down to his gluteal muscles and is expected to miss two-to-three months.
Ian Mahinmi WAS Probable (Thumb) CLE Away Mahinmi was held out of the last game due to a right thumb sprain but is likely to play against the Cavaliers on Tuesday.
Markieff Morris WAS Out (Back) CLE Away Morris is sidelined with transient cervical neuropraxia causing stiffness in his upper-back and neck. He is expected to miss at least six weeks of action.
Sam Dekker WAS Probable (Back) CLE Away Dekker was absent from the lineup during the previous game with back spasms but is projected to partake in Tuesday's clash with the Cavaliers.
John Henson CLE Out (Wrist) WAS Home 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) WAS Home 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) WAS Home Smith is dealing with a personal matter and there is no definitive timetable set for his return.
Tristan Thompson CLE Out (Foot) WAS Home Thompson is sidelined due to left foot soreness and is expected to miss two weeks of action.
David Nwaba CLE Out (Ankle) WAS Home Nwaba is sidelined with a left ankle sprain and is likely to remain out of the lineup until the early part of February.
Malcolm Brogdon MIL Out (Sternum) DET Away Brogdon will not suit up Tuesday against the Pistons due to a sternal contusion.
Sterling Brown MIL Doubtful (Wrist) DET Away Brown is battling a right wrist contusion and is not expected to play against the Pistons on Tuesday.
Donte Divincenzo MIL Out (Heel) DET Away DiVincenzo has been held out of the past four games with bursitis in his left heel and will not return to the court against the Pistons on Tuesday.
Reggie Bullock DET Questionable (Ankle) MIL Home Bullock is nursing a left ankle sprain and it is unclear if he will suit up against the Bucks on Tuesday.
Ish Smith DET Out (Groin) MIL Home Smith has sat out the previous four games with right adductor tightness and will not draw back into the lineup Tuesday against the Bucks.
Henry Ellenson DET Questionable (Ankle) MIL Home Ellenson is sidelined with a left ankle sprain and it is unclear if he will return Tuesday against the Bucks.
Steven Adams OKC Questionable (Ankle) ORL Away Adams suffered a right ankle sprain and it is unclear if he will be in the lineup for Tuesday's game against the Magic.
Andre Roberson OKC Out (Knee) ORL Away Roberson is recovering from offseason knee surgery and is also suffering from a small avulsion in his left knee. He is without a timetable for return.
Timofey Mozgov ORL Out (Knee) OKC Home Mozgov is recovering from arthroscopic surgery on his right knee. There is no timetable for return.
Isaiah Briscoe ORL Doubtful (Ankle) OKC Home Briscoe missed his second-consecutive game due to a right ankle sprain and it is unlikely he will be available against the Thunder on Tuesday.
Mohamed Bamba ORL Probable (Illness) OKC Home Bamba is ailing from an illness but it is unlikely to prevent him from playing Tuesday against the Thunder.
Denzel Valentine CHI Out (Ankle) BKN Away Valentine is expected to miss the remainder of the season after having reconstruction surgery on his left ankle.
Wendell Carter Jr. CHI Out (Thumb) BKN Away Carter Jr. had surgery to repair the ulnar collateral ligament in his left thumb and is likely to miss 8-12 weeks.
Chandler Hutchison CHI Out (Toe) BKN Away Hutchison is sidelined with an acute injury to a sesamoid bone his right foot and is expected to need two-to-four weeks to heal.
Jared Dudley BKN Out (Hamstring) CHI Home Dudley is sidelined with a left hamstring strain and expected to stay out of action until the start of February.
Allen Crabbe BKN Out (Knee) CHI Home Crabbe is sidelined with a sore right knee and it is unknown when he will return to the lineup.
Spencer Dinwiddie BKN Out (Thumb) CHI Home Dinwiddie is likely to miss three-to-six weeks of action after having surgery to repair torn ligaments in his right thumb.
Treveon Graham BKN Probable (Back) CHI Home Graham sat out the previous game due to soreness in his lower back but it is likely he will face the Bulls on Tuesday.
Caris Levert BKN Out (Foot) CHI Home 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.
Anthony Davis NO Out (Finger) HOU Away Davis is sidelined by a volar plate avulsion fracture on his left finger and and will not return to action Tuesday against the Rockets or Wednesday versus the Nuggets.
Nikola Mirotic NO Out (Calf) HOU Away Mirotic sustained a right calf strain and is expected to miss one-to-two weeks.
E'Twaun Moore NO Out (Rest) HOU Away Moore will not suit up Tuesday against the Rockets as he is to be rested.
Elfrid Payton NO Out (Ankle) HOU Away Payton is nursing a right ankle sprain and will not partake in Tuesday's tilt against the Rockets.
Julius Randle NO Out (Ankle) HOU Away Randle sat out the previous two games due to a right ankle sprain and will not play against the Rockets on Tuesday.
Clint Capela HOU Out (Thumb) NO Home Capela had surgery to repair ligament damage in his right thumb and will likely need four-to-six weeks to recuperate.
Brandon Knight HOU Probable (Knee) NO Home Knight is sidelined with left knee soreness but is likely to return to the court against the Pelicans on Tuesday.
Danuel House HOU Out (Coach's Decision) NO Home Back to G-League
T.J. Warren PHO Out (Ankle) SA Away Warren is experiencing soreness in his right ankle and is expected to miss two-to-three weeks.
Deandre Ayton PHO Out (Ankle) SA Away Ayton has sat out the past five games with a sprained left ankle and it will impede his status against the Spurs on Tuesday.
De'Anthony Melton PHO Out (Ankle) SA Away Melton is expected to miss at least three weeks due to a right ankle sprain.
DeMar DeRozan SA Out (Knee) PHO Home DeRozan sat out his second-straight game with a sore left knee and will not be in Tuesday's lineup against the Suns.
Dejounte Murray SA Out (Knee) PHO Home Murray tore the ACL in his right knee and is expected to miss the 2018-19 season.
Jimmy Butler PHI Probable (Wrist) LAL Away Butler has been held out of the past three games due to a sprained right wrist but is expected to return to action against the Lakers on Tuesday.
Joel Embiid PHI Probable (Stomach) LAL Away Embiid is battling an upset stomach but is expected to be in the lineup versus the Lakers on Tuesday.
Wilson Chandler PHI Probable (Hamstring) LAL Away Chandler missed the last game with left hamstring tightness but is projected to suit up Tuesday against the Lakers.
Markelle Fultz PHI Out (Shoulder) LAL Away Fultz has been diagnosed with Thoracic outlet syndrome in his shooting shoulder and is likely to remain on the shelf until the early part of February.
Justin Patton PHI Out (Foot) LAL Away Patton is recovering from multiple right foot surgeries and will miss an extended period of game action.
Jonah Bolden PHI Out (Achilles) LAL Away Bolden is nursing a sore right Achilles and will not face the Lakers on Tuesday.
Zhaire Smith PHI Out (Foot) LAL Away Smith suffered a Jones fracture to his left foot and had surgery to repair the ailment and there is no timetable for return.
LeBron James LAL Out (Groin) PHI Home James is sidelined with a strained left groin and it is undetermined if he will return to action Thursday against the Clippers.
Lonzo Ball LAL Out (Ankle) PHI Home Ball has been diagnosed with a Grade 3 left ankle sprain and is expected to miss four-to-six weeks.
Josh Hart LAL Probable (Knee) PHI Home Hart is dealing with left knee patellar tendinitis but it is expected he will be in the lineup for Tuesday's game against the 76ers.
Kyle Kuzma LAL Out (Hip) PHI Home Kuzma sat out the previous game with a left hip strain and will not play against the 76ers on Tuesday.
Carmelo Anthony CHI Out (Coach's Decision) BKN Away Anthony is away from the team while the head office determines his future with the organization.

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