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Daily NBA Injury Roundup for January 6th, 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 6th, 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 6th, 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
Allen Crabbe BKN Out (Knee) CHI Away Crabbe is sidelined with a sore right knee and it is unknown when he will return to the lineup.
Rondae Hollis-Jefferson BKN Out (Hip) CHI Away Hollis-Jefferson is expected to miss at least two weeks due to a strained right adductor.
Caris Levert BKN Out (Foot) CHI 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) CHI Away Musa suffered a left shoulder subluxation and will miss an unknown period of time.
Denzel Valentine CHI Out (Ankle) BKN Home Valentine is expected to miss the remainder of the season after having reconstruction surgery on his left ankle.
Timofey Mozgov ORL Out (Knee) LAC Away Mozgov is recovering from arthroscopic surgery on his right knee. There is no timetable for return.
Luc Richard Mbah a Moute LAC Out (Knee) ORL Home Mbah a Moute has been sidelined with a sore left knee but is expected to return to action before the middle of January.
Milos Teodosic LAC Questionable (Knee) ORL Home Teodosic missed the last game with knee tendinitis and it is uncertain if he will suit up against the Hornets on Tuesday.
Rajon Rondo LAL Out (Finger) MIN Away Rondo is recovering from right ring finger surgery and is expected to miss four weeks of action.
LeBron James LAL Out (Groin) MIN Away James is sidelined with a strained left groin and is not expected to return until the middle of January.
Kyle Kuzma LAL Questionable (Back) MIN Away Kuzma missed his second-straight game with a lower-back contusion and it is unknown if he will suit up Monday against the Mavericks.
Derrick Rose MIN Questionable (Ankle) LAL Home Rose has sat out the previous five games due to a right ankle sprain and it is unclear if he will return against the Thunder on Tuesday.
Robert Covington MIN Out (Knee) LAL Home Covington is suffering from a bone bruise in his right knee. There is no definitive timetable for return.
Goran Dragic MIA Out (Knee) ATL Away Dragic is expected to miss six-to-eight weeks recovering from arthroscopic right knee surgery.
Miles Plumlee ATL Out (Knee) MIA Home Plumlee sat out the last game with left knee pain and will not be available for Sunday's matchup versus the Heat.
Kent Bazemore ATL Out (Ankle) MIA Home Bazemore sustained a sprained right ankle and is expected to miss at least two weeks.
Taurean Prince ATL Out (Ankle) MIA Home Prince suffered a ligament sprain, soft tissue inflammation and a bone bruise in his left ankle. He is expected to sit out until at least the middle of January.
John Wall WAS Out (Heel) OKC Away Wall is expected to miss the remainder of the season after undergoing heel surgery.
Dwight Howard WAS Out (Back) OKC 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.
Markieff Morris WAS Out (Back) OKC 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.
Andre Roberson OKC Out (Knee) WAS Home Roberson is recovering from offseason knee surgery and is also suffering from a small avulsion in his left knee. He is expected to miss six weeks.
Alex Abrines OKC Out (Personal) WAS Home Abrines is away from the team due to a personal matter and it is unknown when he will return to the lineup.
Myles Turner IND Out (Shoulder) TOR Away Turner has a sore right shoulder and it will impede his status for Sunday's game against the Raptors.
Ike Anigbogu IND Out (Knee) TOR Away Anigbogu is nursing a sore right knee and will not play against the Raptors on Sunday.
Jonas Valanciunas TOR Out (Thumb) IND Home Valanciunas is recovering from surgery to repair a dislocated left thumb and is three-to-four weeks away from returning.
Kyle Lowry TOR Probable (Back) IND Home Lowry received anti-inflammatory injections for lower-back pain but is expected to return Sunday against the Pacers.
Kawhi Leonard TOR Out (Rest) IND Home Leonard will not suit up against the Pacers on Sunday so the team can manage his workload.
Cody Zeller CHA Out (Hand) PHO Away Zeller sustained a fractured right hand and will miss six-to-eight weeks.
Jeremy Lamb CHA Out (Hamstring) PHO Away Lamb has sat out the previous two games due to a strained right hamstring and will not suit up against the Suns on Sunday.

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