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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 March 21st, 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 21st, 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
Trey Lyles DEN Probable (Hamstring) WAS Away Lyles is sidelined with a left hamstring strain and it is uncertain if he will return to action against the Wizards on Friday.
Michael Porter Jr. DEN Out (Back) WAS Away 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.
John Wall WAS Out (Achilles) DEN Home Wall ruptured his Achilles tendon and will miss the remainder of the 2018-19 season.
Trevor Ariza WAS Out (Groin) DEN Home Ariza departed the previous game due to a left groin strain and will not suit up for Thursday's contest against the Nuggets.
Dwight Howard WAS Out (Back) DEN 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 at least the start of April.
Derrick Rose MIN Out (Elbow) CHA Away Rose has been shut down for the remainder of the season due to a chip fracture and loose body in his right elbow.
Taj Gibson MIN Out (Calf) CHA Away Gibson exited the last game due to a left calf strain and will not play Thursday against the Hornets.
Jeff Teague MIN Out (Foot) CHA Away Teague is nursing inflammation in his left foot and will not return for the remainder of the season.
Luol Deng MIN Out (Achilles) CHA Away Deng has been held out of action due to a sore left Achilles and it is has yet to be determined how long the ailment will keep him idle.
Robert Covington MIN Out (Knee) CHA Away Covington has a bone bruise in his right knee and he will miss the remainder of the season.
Michael Kidd-Gilchrist CHA Out (Concussion) MIN Home Kidd-Gilchrist left the previous game due to a concussion. He will not be available against the Timberwolves on Thursday.
Cody Zeller CHA Out (Knee) MIN Home Zeller has been held out of the last four games due to left knee soreness and will not return Thursday against the Timberwolves.
Dante Exum UTA Out (Knee) ATL Away Exum has been diagnosed with a partially torn patella tendon in his right knee and there is no timetable for return.
Miles Plumlee ATL Out (Knee) UTA Home Plumlee is sidelined while recovering from a non-surgical procedure conducted on his left knee. He will return against the Jazz on Thursday.
Alex Poythress ATL Out (Ankle) UTA Home Poythress has been idle with a right ankle sprain and there is no timetable for return.
Omari Spellman ATL Out (Ankle) UTA Home Spellman sustained a low grade left high-ankle sprain and is expected to miss the remainder of the 2018-19 season.
T.J. Warren PHO Out (Ankle) DET Home Warren is sidelined with soreness in his right ankle and it is uncertain when he will return to action.
Tyler Johnson PHO Out (Knee) DET Home Johnson has missed the last three games with a sore right knee and will not suit up for Thursday's matchup versus the Pistons.
Richaun Holmes PHO Probable (Quadricep) DET Home Holmes missed his second-straight game with a right quadriceps strain but it is expected he will participate in Thursday's tilt against the Pistons.
Kelly Oubre Jr. PHO Out (Thumb) DET Home Oubre Jr. is recovering from a minor procedure on his left thumb and will miss the remainder of the season.
J.J. Barea DAL Out (Achilles) SAC Away Barea had surgery to repair a torn right Achilles and will miss the remainder of the 2018-19 season.
Tim Hardaway Jr. DAL Out (Shin) SAC Away Hardaway Jr. has a left tibia stress reaction and will not suit up Thursday against the Kings.
Kristaps Porzingis DAL Out (Knee) SAC Away Porzingis is recovering from surgery to repair a torn ACL in his left knee and will not play this season.
Maximilian Kleber DAL Probable (Wrist) SAC Away Kleber sat out the previous game with a sprained left wrist but is likely to play against the Kings on Thursday.
Victor Oladipo IND Out (Knee) GS Away Oladipo will miss the rest of the season after undergoing surgery on his right knee.
Darren Collison IND Out (Quadricep) GS Away Collison was absent from the lineup during the previous game with a right quadriceps contusion and will not partake in Thursday's matchup against the Warriors.
DeMarcus Cousins GS Probable (Ankle) IND Home Cousins has been held out of the previous two games with soreness in his right ankle but is expected to return to the court Thursday against the Pacers.
Damian Jones GS Out (Pectoral) IND Home Jones is recovering from surgery to repair a torn left pectoral muscle and is expected to be sidelined until sometime in May.

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