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Daily NBA Injury Roundup for March 2nd, 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 2nd, 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 2nd, 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
John Henson CLE Out (Wrist) DET Home Henson is recovering from wrist surgery to repair a torn ligament and is expected to sit out until at least the middle of March.
Kevin Love CLE Out (Rest) DET Home Love will not play in Saturday's game versus the Pistons as he will be given the night off for rest purposes.
J.R. Smith CLE Out (Personal) DET Home 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 Out (Foot) DET Home Thompson is sidelined due to left foot soreness. There is no definitive timeline for his return.
Ante Zizic CLE Out (Concussion) DET Home Zizic sustained a concussion in the last game. He will not be available against the Pistons on Saturday.
Timofey Mozgov ORL Out (Knee) IND Away Mozgov is recovering from arthroscopic surgery on his right knee. There is no timetable for return.
Evan Fournier ORL Probable (Illness) IND Away Bournier is battling an illness but is expected to play against the Pacers on Saturday.
Markelle Fultz ORL Out (Shoulder) IND Away Fultz has been diagnosed with Thoracic outlet syndrome in his shooting shoulder and is in danger of missing the remainder of the season.
Wesley Iwundu ORL Probable (Thigh) IND Away Iwundu is dealing with a thigh bruise but is expected to be able to participate in Saturday's game versus the Pacers.
Mohamed Bamba ORL Out (Leg) IND Away Bamba is recovering from a procedure to correct a stress fracture in his left tibia and is in jeopardy of missing the remainder of the season.
Tyreke Evans IND Probable (Food Poisoning) ORL Home Evans has missed the last two games due to a case of food poisoning but is expected to be available against the Magic on Saturday.
Victor Oladipo IND Out (Knee) ORL Home Oladipo will miss the rest of the season after undergoing surgery on his right knee.
Domantas Sabonis IND Out (Ankle) ORL Home Sabonis has been held out of the previous two games with a sprained left ankle. He will not play against the Magic on Saturday.
Alize Johnson IND Questionable (Foot) ORL Home Johnson has sat out the past three games due to a left foot contusion and it is unknown if he will return to the lineup against the Magic on Saturday.
James Johnson MIA Probable (Shoulder) BKN Home Johnson missed his fourth-straight game due to a slight left AC sprain in his shoulder but is is expected to return Saturday against the Nets.
Kelly Olynyk MIA Probable (Ankle) BKN Home Olynyk is suffering from a sprained right ankle but is likely to play versus the Nets on Saturday.
Goran Dragic MIA Out (Calf) BKN Home Dragic is dealing with a left calf strain and will sit out Saturday's matchup with the Nets.
Hassan Whiteside MIA Out (Hip) BKN Home Whiteside has been held out of the previous two games due to a left hip strain and will not play in Saturday's game versus the Nets.
Derrick Jones MIA Probable (Knee) BKN Home Jones Jr. is nursing a bruised right knee but he is expected to suit up against the Nets on Saturday.
Avery Bradley MEM Probable (Knee) DAL Away Bradley is battling a sore right knee but it is likely he will be available for Saturday's contest with the Mavericks.
Kyle Anderson MEM Out (Shoulder) DAL Away Anderson is sidelined with right shoulder soreness and will miss an undetermined length of time.
Ivan Rabb MEM Probable (Heel) DAL Away Rabb missed the previous game due to soreness in his right heel but is expected to be available Saturday against the Mavericks.
Dillon Brooks MEM Out (Toe) DAL 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) DAL Away Jackson Jr. is sidelined with a deep right thigh contusion and there is no definitive timetable for return.
J.J. Barea DAL Out (Achilles) MEM Home Barea had surgery to repair a torn right Achilles and will miss the remainder of the 2018-19 season.
Tim Hardaway Jr. DAL Probable (Illness) MEM Home Hardaway Jr. is saddled by an illness but is expected to suit up against the Grizzlies on Saturday.
Trey Burke DAL Probable (Illness) MEM Home Burke missed the previous game due to an illness but is expected to suit up Saturday against the Grizzlies.
Kristaps Porzingis DAL Out (Knee) MEM Home Porzingis is recovering from surgery to repair a torn ACL in his left knee and will not play this season.
Klay Thompson GS Out (Knee) PHI Away Thompson is battling a sore right knee and it will keep him from lacing up against the 76ers on Saturday.
Andre Iguodala GS Probable (Illness) PHI Away Iguodala sat out the previous game due to an illness but is expected to participate in Saturday's tilt versus the 76ers.
Kevon Looney GS Out (Pelvis) PHI Away Looney will miss Saturday's clash with the 76ers due to right pelvic soreness.
Damian Jones GS Out (Pectoral) PHI Away Jones is recovering from surgery to repair a torn left pectoral muscle and is expected to be sidelined until sometime in May.
Joel Embiid PHI Out (Knee) GS Home Embiid is expected to sit out until the middle of March due to left knee soreness.
Boban Marjanovic PHI Out (Knee) GS Home Marjanovic has been diagnosed with a bone bruise and a mild sprain in his right knee and is likely to be sidelined until the middle of March.
Furkan Korkmaz PHI Out (Knee) GS Home Korkmaz had surgery to repair a torn meniscus in his right knee and is expected to miss at least four weeks.
Justin Patton PHI Out (Foot) GS Home Patton is recovering from multiple right foot surgeries and will miss an extended period of game action.
Zhaire Smith PHI Out (Foot) GS Home Smith suffered a Jones fracture to his left foot and had surgery to repair the ailment. It is not anticipated that he will return during the remainder of the season.
Shake Milton PHI Out (Finger) GS Home Milton is likely to be held out of action until at least the middle of March after having surgery to repair a broken finger.
Paul George OKC Out (Shoulder) SA Away George was held out of the previous game with a sore right shoulder and will not play Saturday against the Spurs.
Andre Roberson OKC Out (Knee) SA Away 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.
Dejounte Murray SA Out (Knee) OKC Home Murray tore the ACL in his right knee and is expected to miss the 2018-19 season.
Bryn Forbes SA Probable (Calf) OKC Home Forbes was lifted from the last game due to a right calf injury but is expected to be available against the Thunder on Saturday.
Anthony Davis NO Out (Rest) DEN Away Davis is not expected to play Saturday against the Nuggets as he will be given the night off.
Jason Smith NO Out (Knee) DEN Away Smith is sidelined with a sore left knee and it is uncertain how much time he will be forced to miss.
Trevon Bluiett NO Out (Thumb) DEN Away Bluiett will miss an extended period of time after having right thumb surgery.
Trey Lyles DEN Out (Hamstring) NO Home Lyles is sidelined with a left hamstring strain and it is undetermined how long he will be out of action.
Michael Porter Jr. DEN Out (Back) NO Home Porter Jr. is recovering from offseason back surgery to repair a herniated disc and will miss an undetermined length of time.
Thomas Welsh DEN Questionable (Shoulder) NO Home Welsh sat out his second-straight game due to right shoulder soreness and it is unclear if he will play Saturday against the Pelicans.
Lance Stephenson LAL Questionable (Toe) PHO Away Stephenson missed the previous game with a sprain to the second toe on his left foot. It is unknown if he will take the court Saturday versus the Suns.
Lonzo Ball LAL Out (Ankle) PHO Away Ball has been diagnosed with a Grade 3 left ankle sprain and is expected to be held out of action until the middle of March.
T.J. Warren PHO Questionable (Ankle) LAL Home Warren is sidelined with soreness in his right ankle and it is unknown if he will be cleared to play against the Lakers on Saturday.
George Hill MIL Out (Groin) UTA Away Hill is sidelined due to a left groin strain and is not expected to return until the middle of March.
Sterling Brown MIL Out (Wrist) UTA Away Brown has sat out the previous three games with soreness in his right wrist, and will not suit up for Saturday's matchup with the Jazz.
Donte Divincenzo MIL Out (Heel) UTA Away DiVincenzo has been held out of action with bursitis in his left heel and there is no timetable for return.
Ricky Rubio UTA Probable (Hamstring) MIL Home Rubio was held out of the previous game with left hamstring tightness but is expected to play against the Bucks on Saturday.
Dante Exum UTA Out (Ankle) MIL Home Exum suffered a left ankle sprain and is likely to stay on the shelf until the middle of March.
Raul Neto UTA Out (Hamstring) MIL Home Neto was absent from the lineup during the last game with left hamstring tightness and he will not play in Saturday's contest against the Bucks.

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