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RotoBaller has assembled a list of daily NBA injury updates to help you prepare both your seasonal and daily fantasy basketball lineups, every day of the NBA season.

Below is our updated list of injured NBA players for January 3rd, 2018. Only players on teams that are scheduled to play today will appear.

Understanding the injury landscape is key in all forms of fantasy basketball. Consider this your one-stop overview of fantasy-relevant injuries around the NBA.

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NBA Injury Roundup for January 3rd, 2018

Note: this post is updated throughout the day, every 20 minutes, in case new injury updates are reported.
 

Name Team Status Opponent Home/Away Notes
Nene Hilario HOU Questionable (Knee) ORL Away Nene left the previous game due to a right knee contusion and his status for Thursday's contest against the Warriors is up in the air.
James Harden HOU Out (Hamstring) ORL Away Harden suffered a Grade 2 left hamstring strain and is expected to be re-evaluated in two weeks.
Luc Richard Mbah a Moute HOU Out (Shoulder) ORL Away Mbah a Moute dislocated his right shoulder and is expected to remain sidelined until the middle of January.
Chinanu Onuaku HOU Out (Nose) ORL Away Onuaku will undergo sinus surgery and there is no timetable for recovery.
Troy Williams HOU Out (Knee) ORL Away Williams is sidelined with a sprained MCL in his right knee and there is no timetable for return.
Terrence Ross ORL Out (Knee) HOU Home Ross sustained a sprained MCL and non-displaced fracture of the tibia plateau in his right knee and will likely require an extended absence to recover.
Nikola Vucevic ORL Out (Hand) HOU Home Vucevic suffered a hand injury and will be sidelined for an undetermined amount of time.
Jonathan Isaac ORL Out (Ankle) HOU Home Isaac will miss an unknown length of time while he recovers from an ankle injury.
Danny Green SA Questionable (Groin) PHI Away Green sat out the last game as he is experiencing tightness in his left groin and it is unclear if he will suit up against the Suns on Friday.
Rudy Gay SA Out (Heel) PHI Away Gay has retrocalcaneal bursitis in his right heel and is expected to need at least two weeks to recuperate.
Justin Anderson PHI Out (Shin) SA Home Anderson is dealing with shin splints and is likely to remain out of action until the middle of January.
Furkan Korkmaz PHI Out (Foot) SA Home Korkmaz has been sidelined by a lisfranc injury and it is unclear when he might return to action.
Markelle Fultz PHI Out (Shoulder) SA Home Fultz has scapular muscle imbalance and soreness in his right shoulder and is expected to remain out of action until the middle of January.
Tim Hardaway Jr. NY Out (Leg) WAS Away Hardaway Jr. has a stress injury to his lower-left leg and will likely be out of game action until the middle of January.
Sheldon McClellan WAS Out (Achilles) NY Home McClellan had surgery to repair a torn left Achilles tendon and is expected to miss the entire 2017-18 season.
Jon Leuer DET Out (Ankle) MIA Away Leuer is sidelined with a sprained left ankle. He received a joint lubrication injection into his ailing ankle and is likely to miss up to six weeks of action.
Andre Drummond DET Questionable (Ribs) MIA Away Drummond was held out of the previous game due to a right rib contusion and his status for Friday's contest against the 76ers is in question.
Reggie Jackson DET Out (Ankle) MIA Away Jackson has been diagnosed with a Grade 3 right ankle sprain and will be sidelined for at least six-to-eight weeks.
Stanley Johnson DET Questionable (Hip) MIA Away Johnson sat out the last game due to a strained hip and it is uncertain if he will suit up against the 76ers on Friday.
Dion Waiters MIA Questionable (Ankle) DET Home Waiters has missed the past five games with an ankle injury and it is undetermined if he will return to the lineup against the Knicks on Friday.
Justise Winslow MIA Out (Knee) DET Home Winslow has been out of action due to a left knee strain and a timeline for his recovery has yet to be announced.
Rodney McGruder MIA Out (Leg) DET Home McGruder had surgery to fix a stress fracture in his left leg and will likely need three-to-six months to heal.
Okaro White MIA Out (Foot) DET Home White is out of action due to a left foot injury and will miss an undetermined length of time.
Jeff Teague MIN Out (Knee) BKN Away Teague suffered a Grade 1 MCL sprain in his left knee and is expected to miss at least two-to-four weeks.
Justin Patton MIN Out (Toe) BKN Away Patton is recovering from offseason surgery to fix a fractured fifth metatarsal in his left foot and there is no timetable for a return.
Jeremy Lin BKN Out (Knee) MIN Home Lin ruptured the patellar tendon in his right knee and will likely miss the remainder of the season.
D'Angelo Russell BKN Out (Knee) MIN Home Russell is expected to be out of game action until the middle of January after undergoing arthroscopic surgery on his left knee.
Caris Levert BKN Questionable (Groin) MIN Home LeVert was absent from the lineup during the last game due to a left groin strain and it is unknown if he will play against the Celtics on Saturday.
Derrick Rose CLE Out (Ankle) BOS Away Rose is dealing with a sprained left ankle and a bone spur. He is without a definitive timetable for return.
Kevin Love CLE Questionable (Ankle) BOS Away Love exited the previous game due to a right ankle injury and his status for Saturday's tilt against the Magic is in question.
Iman Shumpert CLE Out (Knee) BOS Away Shumpert had arthroscopic left knee surgery and surgery to repair a torn meniscus. He is likely to miss six-to-eight weeks of action.
Gordon Hayward BOS Out (Ankle) CLE Home Hayward had surgery to repair a dislocated left ankle and fractured tibia and it is unknown if he will be able to return before the end of the season.
Zach LaVine CHI Out (Knee) TOR Home Lavine has been recovering from left knee surgery but is likely to return by the middle of January.
Cameron Payne CHI Out (Foot) TOR Home Payne had surgery to repair a right foot injury and is expected to be sidelined until the middle of January.
Victor Oladipo IND Questionable (Knee) MIL Away Oladipo has missed the last four games with a sore right knee and it is uncertain if he will return to the lineup against the Bulls on Saturday.
Glenn Robinson III IND Out (Ankle) MIL Away Robinson III had surgery to repair medial and lateral ligaments in his left ankle and is expected to be need three-to-four months to heal.
Edmond Sumner IND Out (Knee) MIL Away Sumner is recovering from knee surgery and there is no timetable for return.
Jabari Parker MIL Out (Knee) IND Home Parker is recovering from a torn ACL in his left knee but is expected to return sometime around the All-Star break.
Mirza Teletovic MIL Out (Knee) IND Home Teletovic has surgery on his right knee and will remain sidelined for an undetermined length of time due to pulmonary emboli in both of his lungs.
Draymond Green GS Probable (Ankle) DAL Away Green is recovering from a left ankle sprain and is expected to suit up Wednesday against the Mavericks.
Andre Iguodala GS Out (Back) DAL Away Iguodala is limited by soreness in his lower back and will not suit up for Wednesday's game against the Mavericks.
Zaza Pachulia GS Probable (Illness) DAL Away Pachulia is ailing from an illness but it is not expected to obstruct his availability against the Mavericks on Wednesday.
Omri Casspi GS Out (Back) DAL Away Casspi will not play against the Mavericks on Wednesday due to a mid-back strain.
Nerlens Noel DAL Out (Thumb) GS Home Noel has elected to have surgery to repair a torn ligament in his left thumb and is expected to miss four-to-six weeks.
Josh McRoberts DAL Questionable (Knee) GS Home McRoberts has yet to play this season due to a knee issue and it is unknown if he will make his season debut Wednesday against the Warriors.
Seth Curry DAL Out (Leg) GS Home Curry is recovering from a stress reaction of his left tibia and is without a timetable for return.
Dorian Finney-Smith DAL Out (Knee) GS Home Finney-Smith has lingering tendinitis in his knee and is without a timetable for return.
Jared Dudley PHO Out (Illness) DEN Away Dudley sat out the previous game with an illness and will not be available for Wednesday's matchup against the Nuggets.
Tyson Chandler PHO Out (Rest) DEN Away Chandler will not suit up against the Nuggets on Wednesday due to a day of rest.
Brandon Knight PHO Out (Knee) DEN Away Knight had surgery for a torn ACL and will miss the entire 2017-18 season.
Alan Williams PHO Out (Knee) DEN Away Williams had surgery to repair a partial tear to the meniscus in his right knee and is expected to miss six months as a result.
Davon Reed PHO Out (Knee) DEN Away Reed had surgery to repair a meniscus tear in his left knee and it is unknown if he will return during the middle of January.
Paul Millsap DEN Out (Wrist) PHO Home Millsap had surgery to fix a torn ligament in his left wrist and is likely to need up to three months to recover.
Will Barton DEN Probable (Illness) PHO Home Barton has come down with an illness but is likely to be available for Wednesday's game against the Suns.
Malik Beasley DEN Probable (Elbow) PHO Home Beasley missed the last game with a sore right elbow but is expected to be available for Wednesday's matchup against the Suns.
Juan Hernangomez DEN Out (Illness) PHO Home Hernangomez missed the last game due to illness and will be inactive against the Suns on Wednesday.
Alexis Ajinca NO Out (Knee) UTA Away Ajinca had surgery on his right patellar tendon. He is expected to need four-to-six months to recover and will likely miss the remainder of the season.
Tony Allen NO Out (Leg) UTA Away Allen has a non-displaced left proximal fibula fracture and will likely need three-to-four weeks to recover.
Solomon Hill NO Out (Hamstring) UTA Away Hill underwent surgery for a torn hamstring and it is uncertain if he will return sometime in February.
Frank Jackson NO Out (Foot) UTA Away Jackson had surgery to repair a broken right foot and is expected to be out of action until the middle of January.
Rudy Gobert UTA Out (Knee) NO Home Gobert sustained a sprained PCL in his left knee and bone bruise in his tibia. He will likely need one month to heal.
Dante Exum UTA Out (Shoulder) NO Home Exum had surgery to stabilize the AC joint in his left shoulder and is without a definitive timetable for return.
Raul Neto UTA Out (Concussion) NO Home Neto is sidelined with a concussion a bone bruise in his left knee. He is expected to miss an extended amount of game action.
Andre Roberson OKC Out (Knee) LAL Away Roberson is dealing with patellar tendinitis in his left knee and is not expected to return before the middle of January.
Brook Lopez LAL Probable (Ankle) OKC Home Lopez has recovered from a sprained right ankle and is expected to be back in the lineup against the Thunder on Wednesday.
Kentavious Caldwell-Pope LAL Questionable (Personal) OKC Home Caldwell-Pope has sat out the last two games due to restrictions placed on him as a result of a probation violation and it is unknown if he will play against the Thunder on Wednesday.
Lonzo Ball LAL Out (Shoulder) OKC Home Ball has missed the past five games with a left shoulder sprain and will not return to the lineup Wednesday against the Thunder.
Kyle Kuzma LAL Probable (Quadricep) OKC Home Kuzma is dealing with a quadriceps injury but it is not expected to hinder his availability for Wednesday's game against the Thunder.
Danuel House PHO Questionable (Foot) DEN Away House has missed the last four games with a foot injury and his status for Wednesday's contest against the Nuggets is unknown.

 

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