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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 (DFS) lineups, every day of the NBA season.

Below is our updated list of injured NBA players for January 8th, 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 8th, 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
Cory Joseph IND Probable (Thigh) CLE Away Joseph has a right thigh contusion but it is unlikely to affect his status for Tuesday's matchup against the Cavaliers.
Darren Collison IND Probable (Leg) CLE Away Collison is hampered by a sore right leg but is expected to suit up against the Cavaliers on Tuesday.
Myles Turner IND Out (Shoulder) CLE Away Turner was held out of the previous game with a sore right shoulder and it will impede his status for Tuesday's clash against the Cavaliers.
Ike Anigbogu IND Questionable (Knee) CLE Away Anigbogu missed the last game due to a sore right knee and it is unclear if he will play against the Cavaliers on Tuesday.
John Henson CLE Out (Wrist) IND 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) IND 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) IND Home Smith is dealing with a personal matter and there is no definitive timetable set for his return.
Tristan Thompson CLE Probable (Foot) IND Home Thompson is likely to take part in Tuesday's contest against the Pacers despite sitting out practice with a foot sprain.
Matthew Dellavedova CLE Probable (Foot) IND Home Dellavedova sat out the last two games with a sprained left foot but it is likley he will take the court against the Pacers on Tuesday.
Rodney Hood CLE Out (Achilles) IND Home Hood missed the last game with a sore left Achilles and it will impede his status for Tuesday's game against the Pacers.
Ante Zizic CLE Probable (Knee) IND Home Zizic is experiencing soreness in his right knee and has sat out the last five games. He is projected to return Tuesday against the Pacers.
David Nwaba CLE Out (Ankle) IND Home Nwaba is sidelined with a left ankle sprain and is likely to sit out until the middle of January.
John Wall WAS Out (Heel) PHI Away Wall is expected to miss the remainder of the season after undergoing heel surgery.
Dwight Howard WAS Out (Back) PHI 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) PHI 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.
Jimmy Butler PHI Probable (Illness) WAS Home Butler sat out the previous two games due to an upper respiratory infection but is projected to suit up Tuesday against the Wizards.
J.J. Redick PHI Out (Back) WAS Home Redick is battling tightness in his back and will not partake in Tuesday's tilt against the Wizards.
Wilson Chandler PHI Probable (Illness) WAS Home Chandler has missed the last two games with an upper-respiratory infection but is likely to play Tuesday against the Wizards.
Ben Simmons PHI Probable (Illness) WAS Home Simmons is ailing from an upper-respiratory infection but it is not expected to affect his status for Tuesday's clash against the Wizards.
Markelle Fultz PHI Out (Shoulder) WAS Home Fultz has been diagnosed with Thoracic outlet syndrome in his shooting shoulder and is facing a three-to-six week absence.
Justin Patton PHI Out (Foot) WAS Home Patton is recovering from multiple right foot surgeries and will miss an extended period of game action.
Zhaire Smith PHI Out (Foot) WAS Home Smith suffered a Jones fracture to his left foot and had surgery to repair the ailment. He also underwent a thoracoscopy to fix an allergic reaction from a food product and there is no timetable for return.
Isaiah Thomas DEN Out (Hip) MIA Away Thomas is recovering from a right hip surgery and is expected to remain out of action until at least the middle of January.
Mason Plumlee DEN Probable (Eye) MIA Away Plumlee left the previous game due to an eye injury but is likely to take part in Tuesday's contest against the Heat.
Gary Harris DEN Out (Hamstring) MIA Away Harris is dealing with left hamstring tightness and will not play against the Heat on Tuesday.
Will Barton DEN Out (Hip) MIA Away Barton is likely out until at least the middle of January after having surgery to repair a right hip injury and core strain.
Michael Porter Jr. DEN Out (Back) MIA Away Porter Jr. is recovering from offseason back surgery to repair a herniated disc and will miss an undetermined length of time.
Jarred Vanderbilt DEN Out (Foot) MIA Away Vanderbilt is recuperating from right foot surgery and there is no timetable for return.
Goran Dragic MIA Out (Knee) DEN Home Dragic is expected to miss six-to-eight weeks recovering from arthroscopic right knee surgery.
Miles Plumlee ATL Out (Knee) TOR Away Plumlee had a non-surgical procedure conducted on his left knee and is expected to miss at least two weeks.
Kent Bazemore ATL Out (Ankle) TOR Away Bazemore sustained a sprained right ankle and is expected to miss at least two weeks.
Dewayne Dedmon ATL Probable (Ankle) TOR Away Dedmon is likely to play Tuesday against the Raptors despite a left ankle sprain.
Taurean Prince ATL Out (Ankle) TOR Away 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.
Kevin Huerter ATL Out (Calf) TOR Away Huerter is dealing with a left calf strain and will not play against the Raptors on Tuesday.
Jonas Valanciunas TOR Out (Thumb) ATL Home Valanciunas is recovering from surgery to repair a dislocated left thumb and is three-to-four weeks away from returning.
Danny Green TOR Out (Rest) ATL Home Green will not suit up against the Hawks on Tuesday due to a day of rest.
C.J. Miles TOR Doubtful (Hip) ATL Home Miles is not expected to play against the Hawks on Tuesday due to a sore hip.
Derrick Rose MIN Out (Ankle) OKC Away Rose is sidelined with a right ankle sprain but is likely to return Friday against the Mavericks.
Robert Covington MIN Out (Knee) OKC Away Covington is suffering from a bone bruise in his right knee. There is no definitive timetable for return.
Dennis Schroder OKC Questionable (Quadricep) MIN Home Schroder has a left quadriceps contusion and it is unclear if he will play against the Timberwolves on Tuesday.
Paul George OKC Probable (Knee) MIN Home George has a knee injury but is projected to suit up Tuesday against the Timberwolves.
Andre Roberson OKC Out (Knee) MIN 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) MIN Home Abrines is away from the team due to a personal matter and it is unknown when he will return to the lineup.
Iman Shumpert SAC Out (Finger) PHO Away Shumpert missed his second-consecutive game with a sprained right index finger and will not be available against the Suns on Tuesday.
Marvin Bagley SAC Out (Rest) PHO Away Bagley III will not suit up against the Suns on Tuesday as he will receive a day of rest.
Devin Booker PHO Doubtful (Back) SAC Home Booker departed the previous game due to back spasms and his availability for Tuesday's clash against the Kings is unlikely.
Kristaps Porzingis NY Out (Knee) GS Away Porzingis is recovering from surgery to repair a torn ACL in his left knee and is not expected to return until sometime in February.
Frank Ntilikina NY Out (Ankle) GS Away Ntilikina missed the last game with a left ankle sprain and will not participate in Tuesday's contest against the Warriors.
Mitchell Robinson NY Out (Ankle) GS Away Robinson is sidelined with a sprained left ankle and a groin soreness. He will not return Tuesday against the Warriors.
Shaun Livingston GS Out (Knee) NY Home Livingston was lifted from the last game with a sore left knee and will not be available for Tuesday's matchup with the Knicks.
DeMarcus Cousins GS Out (Achilles) NY Home Cousins is recuperating from a torn left Achilles tendon that ended his 2017-18 season. He has been sent on a conditioning stint in the G-League but is aiming to return either late January or in the early part of February.
Damian Jones GS Out (Pectoral) NY Home Jones is recovering from surgery to repair a torn left pectoral muscle and it is likely he will miss the remainder of the season.
Cody Zeller CHA Out (Hand) LAC Away Zeller sustained a fractured right hand and will miss six-to-eight weeks.
Jeremy Lamb CHA Probable (Hamstring) LAC Away Lamb has sat out the previous three games due to a strained right hamstring but it is likely he will return against the Clippers on Tuesday.
Luc Richard Mbah a Moute LAC Out (Knee) CHA 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) CHA Home Teodosic missed the last game with knee tendinitis and it is uncertain if he will suit up against the Hornets on Tuesday.

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