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Daily NBA Injury Roundup for January 9th, 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 9th, 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 9th, 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
Darren Collison IND Probable (Leg) BOS Away Ollison is saddled with a sore right leg but is expected to suit up against the Celtics on Wednesday.
Myles Turner IND Out (Shoulder) BOS Away Turner has been held out of the previous two games with a sore right shoulder and will not be available for Wednesday's clash against the Celtics.
Aron Baynes BOS Out (Hand) IND Home Baynes suffered a left fourth metacarpal fracture in his left hand but is expected to return during the middle of January.
Jabari Bird BOS Out (Personal) IND Home Bird is dealing with a personal matter and it is unclear when he will make his season debut.
J.J. Redick PHI Out (Back) WAS Away Redick sat out the last game with tightness in his back and will not partake in Wednesday's tilt against the Wizards.
Markelle Fultz PHI Out (Shoulder) WAS Away 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 Away Patton is recovering from multiple right foot surgeries and will miss an extended period of game action.
Zhaire Smith PHI Out (Foot) WAS Away 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.
John Wall WAS Out (Heel) PHI Home Wall is expected to miss the remainder of the season after undergoing heel surgery.
Otto Porter WAS Probable (Thumb) PHI Home Porter Jr. has an injured right thumb but it is not expected to prevent him from participating in Wednesday's matchup against the 76ers.
Dwight Howard WAS Out (Back) PHI Home 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 Home 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.
Miles Plumlee ATL Out (Knee) BKN 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) BKN Away Bazemore sustained a sprained right ankle and is expected to miss at least two weeks.
Taurean Prince ATL Out (Ankle) BKN 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 Probable (Calf) BKN Away Huerter sat out the last game with a left calf strain but it is likely he will play against the Nets on Wednesday.
Joe Harris BKN Probable (Ankle) ATL Home Harris was held out of the previous game due to a sprained right ankle but it is not expected to prevent him from playing against the Hawks on Wednesday.
DeMarre Carroll BKN Probable (Knee) ATL Home Carroll was absent from the lineup during the last game with a sore left knee but is likely to play Wednesday against the Hawks.
Allen Crabbe BKN Out (Knee) ATL Home Crabbe is sidelined with a sore right knee and it is unknown when he will return to the lineup.
Kenneth Faried BKN Questionable (Ankle) ATL Home Faried sustained an ankle injury last game and it is unclear if he will participate in Wednesday's game against the Hawks.
Rondae Hollis-Jefferson BKN Out (Hip) ATL Home Hollis-Jefferson is expected to miss at least two weeks due to a strained right adductor.
Caris Levert BKN Out (Foot) ATL 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.
Dzanan Musa BKN Out (Shoulder) ATL Home Musa suffered a left shoulder subluxation and will miss an unknown period of time.
John Henson CLE Out (Wrist) NO Away 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) NO Away 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) NO Away Smith is dealing with a personal matter and there is no definitive timetable set for his return.
Tristan Thompson CLE Questionable (Foot) NO Away Thompson is dealing with soreness in his foot and will be a game-time decision for Wednesday's matchup against the Pelicans.
Rodney Hood CLE Out (Achilles) NO Away Hood has missed the past two games with a sore left Achilles and it will impede his status for Wednesday's contest against the Pelicans.
Larry Nance Jr. CLE Out (Knee) NO Away Nance departed the previous game due to a right knee injury and it will prevent him from playing against the Pelicans on Wednesday.
David Nwaba CLE Out (Ankle) NO Away Nwaba is sidelined with a left ankle sprain and is likely to sit out until the middle of January.
Nikola Mirotic NO Probable (Ankle) CLE Home Mirotic is sidelined with right ankle soreness but is likely to return against the Cavaliers on Wednesday.
E'Twaun Moore NO Out (Quadricep) CLE Home Moore missed the last game with a left quadriceps contusion and will not suit up for Wednesday's tilt against the Cavaliers.
Christian Wood MIL Out (Ankle) HOU Away Wood has a right ankle sprain and will not play against the Rockets on Wednesday.
D.J. Wilson MIL Out (Hip) HOU Away Wilson sat out the last game with a left hip pointer and will not suit up for Wednesday's matchup against the Rockets.
Donte Divincenzo MIL Out (Heel) HOU Away DiVincenzo was absent from the lineup during the previous game with right heel bursitis and will not be available against the Rockets on Wednesday.
Eric Gordon HOU Out (Knee) MIL Home Gordon has been held out of action with soreness in his right knee and is not expected to return until the middle of January.
Chris Paul HOU Out (Hamstring) MIL Home Paul suffered a Grade 2 left hamstring strain and is expected to remain sidelined until the latter part of January.
Carmelo Anthony HOU Out (Coach's Decision) MIL Home Anthony is away from the team while the head office determines his future with the organization.
Rudy Gay SA Out (Wrist) MEM Away Gay sat out the last game due to a sprained left wrist and will not play against the Grizzlies on Wednesday.
Dejounte Murray SA Out (Knee) MEM Away Murray tore the ACL in his right knee and is expected to miss the 2018-19 season.
Chandler Parsons MEM Out (Knee) SA Home Parsons is battling right knee soreness and will remain away from the team until management can figure out his future with the organization.
JaMychal Green MEM Questionable (Shoulder) SA Home Green is experiencing soreness in his left shoulder and it is unclear if he will suit up Wednesday against the Spurs.
Dillon Brooks MEM Out (Toe) SA Home Brooks is expected to miss the rest of the season due to surgery for an injured right toe.
Jevon Carter MEM Probable (Knee) SA Home Carter is expected to be available against the Spurs on Wednesday despite soreness in his right knee.
Devin Booker PHO Out (Back) DAL Away Booker sat out the previous game due to back spasms and will not be available for Wednesday's clash against the Mavericks.
Dirk Nowitzki DAL Doubtful (Illness) PHO Home Nowitzki is battling an illness and is not expected to play against the Suns on Wednesday.
Dennis Smith Jr. DAL Questionable (Back) PHO Home Smith Jr. is dealing with mid-back tightness and his status for Wednesday's game against the Suns is in question.
Luka Doncic DAL Probable (Back) PHO Home Doncic has a lower-back strain but is expected to face the Suns on Wednesday.
Timofey Mozgov ORL Out (Knee) UTA Away Mozgov is recovering from arthroscopic surgery on his right knee. There is no timetable for return.
Mohamed Bamba ORL Questionable (Foot) UTA Away Bamba has a sore left foot and it is unclear if he will play against the Jazz on Wednesday.
Thabo Sefolosha UTA Out (Hamstring) ORL Home Sefolosha suffered a right hamstring strain and is likely to be absent from the lineup for 10 to 12 days.
Ricky Rubio UTA Out (Hamstring) ORL Home Rubio is expected to miss two weeks of action due to a mild right hamstring strain.
Dante Exum UTA Out (Ankle) ORL Home Exum sustained a left ankle sprain and is expected to be absent from the lineup for multiple weeks.
Raul Neto UTA Questionable (Hamstring) ORL Home Neto is dealing with a hamstring injury and it is unknown if he will suit up for Wednesday's contest versus the Magic.
Tony Bradley UTA Out (Knee) ORL Home Bradley is expected to miss one month of action after having minor surgery to repair his right knee.
Grayson Allen UTA Out (Ankle) ORL Home Allen is sidelined with a sprained right ankle and it is unclear when he will return to the lineup.
Denzel Valentine CHI Out (Ankle) POR Away Valentine is expected to miss the remainder of the season after having reconstruction surgery on his left ankle.
Maurice Harkless POR Out (Knee) CHI Home Harkless exited the previous game with a knee injury and will not play against the Bulls on Wednesday.
Zaza Pachulia DET Out (Leg) LAL Away Pachulia has sat out the past four games due to a right lower-leg contusion and will not return Wednesday against the Lakers.
Ish Smith DET Doubtful (Groin) LAL Away Smith is sidelined with a right adductor muscle tear and is not expected to return to action against the Lakers on Wednesday.
Henry Ellenson DET Out (Ankle) LAL Away Ellenson is sidelined with a left ankle sprain and is expected to be held out of action until at least the middle of January.
Rajon Rondo LAL Out (Finger) DET Home Rondo is recovering from right ring finger surgery and is expected to miss four weeks of action.
LeBron James LAL Out (Groin) DET Home James is sidelined with a strained left groin and is not expected to return until the middle of January.

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