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Daily NBA Injury Roundup for March 3rd, 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 3rd, 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 3rd, 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
Evan Turner POR Out (Knee) CHA Away Turner has sat out the past four games with soreness in his left knee and will not return Sunday against the Hornets.
Enes Kanter POR Probable (Personal) CHA Away Kanter missed the previous game due to immigration issues but is expected to suit up against the Hornets on Sunday.
Eric Gordon HOU Probable (Knee) BOS Away Gordon was absent from the lineup during the previous game with a sore right knee but it is not expected to deter him from playing Sunday against the Celtics.
Iman Shumpert HOU Out (Calf) BOS Away Shumpert sat out the previous game with a sore right calf and it will impede his status for Sunday's clash with the Celtics.
Kenneth Faried HOU Probable (Hip) BOS Away Faried was held out of the last game due to a sore left hip contusion but is expected to take the court Sunday against the Celtics.
Gerald Green HOU Questionable (Illness) BOS Away Green has strep throat and it is unclear if he will be able to play against the Celtics on Sunday.
Aron Baynes BOS Probable (Foot) HOU Home Baynes has a left foot contusion but is expected to return against the Rockets on Sunday.
Miles Plumlee ATL Out (Knee) CHI Away Plumlee had a non-surgical procedure conducted on his left knee and is expected to remain out of the lineup until at least the middle of March.
Vince Carter ATL Probable (Knee) CHI Away Carter is suffering from a bruised right knee but is expected to be in the lineup against the Bulls on Sunday.
Alex Len ATL Probable (Knee) CHI Away Len is suffering from a left knee contusion but it is not expected to hinder his availability for Sunday's contest with the Bulls.
Taurean Prince ATL Out (Personal) CHI Away Prince will be held of Sunday's tilt with the Bulls due to personal reasons.
John Collins ATL Out (Flu) CHI Away Collins missed the last game with flu-like symptoms and will not play against the Hawks on Sunday.
Kevin Huerter ATL Probable (Back) CHI Away Huerter is battling a back contusion but is likely to suit up versus the Bulls on Sunday.
Omari Spellman ATL Out (Ankle) CHI Away Spellman sustained a low grade left high-ankle sprain and is expected to miss at least four weeks.
Otto Porter CHI Out (Rest) ATL Home Porter Jr. will receive a day of rest and will not play against the Hawks on Sunday.
Zach LaVine CHI Probable (Back) ATL Home LaVine is battling a sore lower back but is expected to be available for Sunday's tilt with the Hawks.
Denzel Valentine CHI Out (Ankle) ATL Home Valentine is expected to miss the remainder of the season after having reconstruction surgery on his left ankle.
Wendell Carter Jr. CHI Out (Thumb) ATL Home Carter Jr. had surgery to repair the ulnar collateral ligament in his left thumb and is likely to miss 8-12 weeks.
Chandler Hutchison CHI Out (Toe) ATL Home Hutchison is sidelined with an acute injury to a sesamoid bone his right foot and is expected to be absent from the lineup until at least the middle of March.
DeAndre Jordan NY Out (Ankle) LAC Away Jordan has been held out of the previous three games due to a sprained left ankle and will not return to action against the Clippers on Sunday.
Mario Hezonja NY Out (Leg) LAC Away Hezonja has missed the past five games with a left leg contusion and will not draw back into the lineup Sunday against the Clippers.
Frank Ntilikina NY Out (Groin) LAC Away Ntilikina is sidelined with a sore groin and it is unclear when he will be back.
Kadeem Allen NY Out (Coach's Decision) LAC Away Kadeem Allen is not Playing
Luc Richard Mbah a Moute LAC Out (Knee) NY Home Mbah a Moute has been sidelined with a sore left knee and will not return to action against the Knicks on Sunday.
Wilson Chandler LAC Out (Quadricep) NY Home Chandler is sidelined due to a right quadriceps strain and is expected to sit out until at least the middle of March.
Timofey Mozgov ORL Out (Knee) CLE Away Mozgov is recovering from arthroscopic surgery on his right knee. There is no timetable for return.
D.J. Augustin ORL Probable (Ankle) CLE Away Augustin has a right ankle sprain but is expected to play Sunday against the Cavaliers.
Markelle Fultz ORL Out (Shoulder) CLE Away Fultz has been diagnosed with Thoracic outlet syndrome in his shooting shoulder and is in danger of missing the remainder of the season.
Mohamed Bamba ORL Out (Leg) CLE 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.
John Henson CLE Out (Wrist) ORL 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.
J.R. Smith CLE Out (Personal) ORL 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) ORL Home Thompson is sidelined due to left foot soreness. There is no definitive timeline for his return.
Ante Zizic CLE Out (Concussion) ORL Home Zizic sustained a concussion in the last game and will not be cleared in time for Sunday's clash against the Magic.
Kawhi Leonard TOR Out (Rest) DET Away Leonard will not play Sunday against the Pistons as he is to be rested.
Fred Vanvleet TOR Out (Thumb) DET Away VanVleet is expected to miss up to five weeks from surgery to correct a partial ligament tear in his left thumb.
Luol Deng MIN Out (Achilles) WAS Away Deng was held out of the last game due to a sore left Achilles and will not play against the Wizards on Sunday.
Gorgui Dieng MIN Out (Personal) WAS Away Dieng has been away from the team due to a personal matter and it is unclear when he will rejoin the lineup.
Robert Covington MIN Out (Knee) WAS Away Covington is suffering from a bone bruise in his right knee. There is no definitive timetable for return.
John Wall WAS Out (Achilles) MIN Home Wall ruptured his Achilles tendon and will miss the remainder of the 2018-19 season.
Dwight Howard WAS Out (Back) MIN Home Howard had surgery performed on his lower back to relieve pain shooting down to his gluteal muscles and is expected to be held out of the lineup until the middle of March.
Justin Holiday MEM Probable (Knee) OKC Away Holiday has soreness in his right knee but is likely to play Sunday against the Thunder.
Avery Bradley MEM Probable (Knee) OKC Away Bradley is expected to suit up against the Thunder on Sunday despite soreness in his right knee and wrist.
Mike Conley MEM Out (Undisclosed) OKC Away Conley is dealing with general soreness and will not participate in Sunday's tilt with the Thunder.
Kyle Anderson MEM Out (Shoulder) OKC Away Anderson is sidelined with right shoulder soreness and will miss an undetermined length of time.
Dillon Brooks MEM Out (Toe) OKC 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) OKC Away Jackson Jr. is sidelined with a deep right thigh contusion and there is no definitive timetable for return.
Paul George OKC Out (Shoulder) MEM Home George has been held out of the previous two games with a sore right shoulder and will not return Sunday against the Grizzlies.
Andre Roberson OKC Out (Knee) MEM 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.

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