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Daily NBA Injury Roundup for March 16th, 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 March 16th, 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 March 16th, 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
Miles Plumlee ATL Out (Knee) BOS Away Plumlee had a non-surgical procedure conducted on his left knee and will not play against the Celtics on Saturday.
Alex Poythress ATL Questionable (Ankle) BOS Away Poythress has been idle for the past three games with a right ankle sprain and it is unknown if he will be in Saturday's lineup against the Celtics.
Omari Spellman ATL Out (Ankle) BOS Away Spellman sustained a low grade left high-ankle sprain and is expected to miss the remainder of the 2018-19 season.
Terry Rozier BOS Probable (Illness) ATL Home Rozier sat out the previous game due to an illness but it is expectedundetermined if he will face the Hawks on Saturday.
Guerschon Yabusele BOS Out (Illness) ATL Home Yabusele is battling an illness and will not suit up for Saturday's contest with the Hawks.
Daniel Theis BOS Probable (Illness) ATL Home Theis was absent from the lineup during the last game with an illness but it is likely the symptoms will subside in time for Saturday's contest against the Hawks.
T.J. Warren PHO Out (Ankle) NO Away Warren is sidelined with soreness in his right ankle and it is uncertain when he will return to action.
Tyler Johnson PHO Out (Knee) NO Away Johnson missed the last game with a sore right knee and will not be available for Saturday's matchup versus the Pelicans.
Richaun Holmes PHO Out (Quadricep) NO Away Holmes is saddled by a right quad strain and will not play against the Pelicans on Saturday.
Anthony Davis NO Probable (Rest) PHO Home Davis missed the previous game to rest but is likely to suit up against the Suns on Saturday.
Jrue Holiday NO Out (Abdominal) PHO Home Holiday sustained a lower-abdominal strain and is expected to be idle until at least the latter part of March.
E'Twaun Moore NO Out (Quadricep) PHO Home Moore is sidelined due to a left quadriceps contusion and is likely to remain out of action until the end of March.
Trevon Bluiett NO Out (Thumb) PHO Home Bluiett will miss an extended period of time after having right thumb surgery.
Kyle Anderson MEM Out (Shoulder) WAS Away Anderson is sidelined with right shoulder soreness and has been shut down for at least an additional two weeks.
Dillon Brooks MEM Out (Toe) WAS Away Brooks is expected to miss the rest of the season due to surgery for an injured right big toe.
Jaren Jackson Jr. MEM Out (Thigh) WAS Away Jackson Jr. is sidelined with a deep right thigh contusion and there is no definitive timetable for return.
John Wall WAS Out (Achilles) MEM Home Wall ruptured his Achilles tendon and will miss the remainder of the 2018-19 season.
Dwight Howard WAS Out (Back) MEM Home Howard had surgery performed on his lower back to relieve pain shooting down to his gluteal muscles and is dealing with a hamstring injury. He is expected to be held out of the lineup until the middle of March.
Tomas Satoransky WAS Probable (Head) MEM Home Satoransky left the previous game with a head injury but is expected to lace up against the Grizzlies on Saturday.
John Henson CLE Out (Wrist) DAL Away Henson is recovering from wrist surgery to repair a torn ligament and is expected to sit out until at least the latter part of March.
J.R. Smith CLE Out (Personal) DAL Away Smith is expected to sit out the remainder of the season as team management have no plans to insert him in the lineup for the remainder of the 2018-19 campaign.
Tristan Thompson CLE Questionable (Foot) DAL Away Thompson is sidelined due to left foot soreness and it is unclear if he will return for Saturday's game against the Mavericks.
Matthew Dellavedova CLE Out (Concussion) DAL Away Dellavedova has missed the past four games with a concussion and will not be cleared in time for Saturday's tilt versus the Mavericks.
Larry Nance Jr. CLE Doubtful (Ribs) DAL Away Nance Jr. sat out his third-straight game with a rib contusion and it is unlikely he will return against the Mavericks on Saturday.
J.J. Barea DAL Out (Achilles) CLE Home Barea had surgery to repair a torn right Achilles and will miss the remainder of the 2018-19 season.
Devin Harris DAL Probable (Ankle) CLE Home Harris is nursing a left ankle sprain but is likely to be available for Saturday's game against the Cavaliers.
Kristaps Porzingis DAL Out (Knee) CLE Home Porzingis is recovering from surgery to repair a torn ACL in his left knee and will not play this season.
Luka Doncic DAL Out (Knee) CLE Home Doncic is dealing with a right knee contusion and will not play against the Cavaliers on Saturday.
Maurice Harkless POR Probable (Knee) SA Away Harkless missed the last game with a left knee injury but is expected to be available against the Spurs on Saturday.
Dejounte Murray SA Out (Knee) POR Home Murray tore the ACL in his right knee and is expected to miss the 2018-19 season.
Andrew Bogut GS Out (Personal) OKC Away Bogut has sat out the past three games due to visa issues and will not be available against the Thunder on Saturday.
Kevin Durant GS Out (Ankle) OKC Away Durant was held out of the last game due to a right ankle sprain and will not suit up for Saturday's tilt against the Thunder.
Damian Jones GS Out (Pectoral) OKC Away Jones is recovering from surgery to repair a torn left pectoral muscle and is expected to be sidelined until sometime in May.
Markieff Morris OKC Probable (Neck) GS Home Morris is dealing with a neck issue but will likely be available for Saturday's matchup against the Warriors.
Andre Roberson OKC Out (Knee) GS Home 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.
Tyreke Evans IND Probable (Personal) DEN Away Evans has been held out of the previous three games due to an upper-respiratory infection and is also tending to a personal matter. He is likely to suit up against the Nuggets on Saturday.
Victor Oladipo IND Out (Knee) DEN Away Oladipo will miss the rest of the season after undergoing surgery on his right knee.
Trey Lyles DEN Questionable (Hamstring) IND Home Lyles is sidelined with a left hamstring strain and it has yet to be determined if he will return to action against the Pacers on Saturday.
Torrey Craig DEN Questionable (Shoulder) IND Home Craig was held out of the last game due to a left shoulder sprain it is uncertain if he will suit up Saturday against the Pacers.
Michael Porter Jr. DEN Out (Back) IND Home Porter Jr. is recovering from offseason back surgery to repair a herniated disc and is expected to be idle for the remainder of the season.
DeMarre Carroll BKN Probable (Knee) UTA Away Carroll missed the last game due to a hyperextended left knee but is likely to take the court against the Jazz on Saturday.
Allen Crabbe BKN Out (Knee) UTA Away Crabbe is battling a sore knee and it will keep him from the lineup on Saturday against the Jazz, as well as on Sunday versus the Clippers.
Shabazz Napier BKN Probable (Hamstring) UTA Away Napier was absent from the lineup during the previous game with tightness in his right hamstring but is likely to be in the lineup on Saturday versus the Jazz.
Treveon Graham BKN Probable (Back) UTA Away Graham has sat out the past five games with lower-back soreness but is expected to suit up against the jazz on Saturday.
Thabo Sefolosha UTA Out (Hamstring) BKN Home Sefolosha departed the previous game due to left hamstring tightness and will not be available for Saturday's matchup with the Nets.
Dante Exum UTA Out (Knee) BKN Home Exum has been diagnosed with a partially torn patella tendon and there is no timetable for return.
Tony Bradley UTA Out (Knee) BKN Home Bradley had minor surgery to repair his right knee and will miss an extended length of game action.

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