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Daily NBA Injury Roundup for March 6th, 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 6th, 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 6th, 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
Luol Deng MIN Out (Achilles) DET Away Deng has been held out of the last three games due to a sore left Achilles and will not return against the Pistons on Wednesday.
Robert Covington MIN Out (Knee) DET Away Covington is suffering from a bone bruise in his right knee. There is no definitive timetable for return.
Zaza Pachulia DET Doubtful (Achilles) MIN Home Pachulia is hobbled by right Achilles inflammation and is not expected to suit up against the Timberwolves on Wednesday.
Jon Leuer DET Questionable (Knee) MIN Home Leuer is hampered by a right knee effusion, leaving his status for Wednesday's matchup against the Timberwolves clouded.
J.J. Barea DAL Out (Achilles) WAS Away Barea had surgery to repair a torn right Achilles and will miss the remainder of the 2018-19 season.
Kristaps Porzingis DAL Out (Knee) WAS Away Porzingis is recovering from surgery to repair a torn ACL in his left knee and will not play this season.
Maximilian Kleber DAL Questionable (Knee) WAS Away Kleber is dealing with a left knee effusion and it is unclear if he will participate against the Wizards on Wednesday.
John Wall WAS Out (Achilles) DAL Home Wall ruptured his Achilles tendon and will miss the remainder of the 2018-19 season.
Dwight Howard WAS Out (Back) DAL 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.
James Johnson MIA Out (Shoulder) CHA Away Johnson is sidelined due to a slight left AC sprain in his shoulder and there is no timetable for return.
Goran Dragic MIA Out (Calf) CHA Away Dragic has missed the past two games with a left calf strain and will not take the court for Wednesday's tilt versus the Hornets.
Dejounte Murray SA Out (Knee) ATL Away Murray tore the ACL in his right knee and is expected to miss the 2018-19 season.
Jakob Poeltl SA Out (Hamstring) ATL Away Poeltl is experiencing soreness in his left hamstring and will not play against the Hawks on Wednesday.
Miles Plumlee ATL Out (Knee) SA Home 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.
Dewayne Dedmon ATL Out (Knee) SA Home Dedmon is dealing with a right knee contusion and will not suit up against the Spurs on Wednesday.
Taurean Prince ATL Probable (Personal) SA Home Prince has sat out the previous two games due to personal reasons but is expected to rejoin the lineup Wednesday against the Spurs.
John Collins ATL Probable (Flu) SA Home Collins missed his third-consecutive game with flu-like symptoms but it is expected he will return to the lineup against the Spurs on Wednesday.
Omari Spellman ATL Out (Ankle) SA Home Spellman sustained a low grade left high-ankle sprain and is expected to miss at least four weeks.
John Henson CLE Out (Wrist) BKN Away 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) BKN 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 Out (Foot) BKN Away Thompson is sidelined due to left foot soreness and there is no timetable for return.
Ante Zizic CLE Out (Concussion) BKN Away Zizic was absent from the lineup during the last game and will not be cleared in time for Wednesday's clash against the Nets.
Treveon Graham BKN Out (Back) CLE Home Graham sat out the previous game with lower-back soreness and will not be a participant in Wednesday's contest against the Cavaliers.
Dante Exum UTA Out (Ankle) NO Away Exum suffered a left ankle sprain and is likely to stay on the shelf until the middle of March.
Raul Neto UTA Out (Hamstring) NO Away Neto has been absent from the lineup during the last three games with left hamstring tightness and will not participate in Wednesday's contest against the Pelicans.
Tony Bradley UTA Out (Knee) NO Away Bradley had minor surgery to repair his right knee and will miss an extended length of game action.
Jason Smith NO Out (Knee) UTA Home Smith is sidelined with a sore left knee and it is uncertain how much time he will be forced to miss.
Jahlil Okafor NO Questionable (Ankle) UTA Home Okafor missed the last game nursing a left ankle sprain and it is unknown if he will face the Jazz on Wednesday.
Trevon Bluiett NO Out (Thumb) UTA Home Bluiett will miss an extended period of time after having right thumb surgery.
Joel Embiid PHI Out (Knee) CHI Away Embiid has been held out of the lineup due to left knee soreness and will not return to action against the Bulls on Wednesday.
Boban Marjanovic PHI Out (Knee) CHI Away 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) CHI Away Korkmaz had surgery to repair a torn meniscus in his right knee and is expected to miss at least four weeks.
Jonah Bolden PHI Probable (Illness) CHI Away Bolden sat out the last game due to a bout of sinusitis but it is likely the symptoms will subside in time for Wednesday's tilt against the Bulls.
Zhaire Smith PHI Out (Foot) CHI Away 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) CHI Away Milton is likely to be held out of action until at least the middle of March after having surgery to repair a broken finger.
Denzel Valentine CHI Out (Ankle) PHI 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) PHI 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) PHI 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 Probable (Ankle) PHO Away Jordan has sat out of the previous five games due to a sprained left ankle but it is expected he will return Wednesday against the Suns.
Mario Hezonja NY Out (Leg) PHO Away Hezonja suffered a left leg contusion and there is no timetable for recovery.
Frank Ntilikina NY Out (Groin) PHO Away Ntilikina is sidelined with a sore groin and it is unclear when he will be back.
Kadeem Allen NY Out (Coach's Decision) PHO Away Kadeem Allen is not Playing
T.J. Warren PHO Out (Ankle) NY Home Warren is sidelined with soreness in his right ankle and will not return Wednesday against the Knicks.
Kyrie Irving BOS Out (Thigh) SAC Away Irving is dealing with a left thigh contusion and will not suit up against the Kings on Wednesday.
Marvin Bagley SAC Out (Knee) BOS Home Bagley III is expected to miss one-to-two weeks due to a left knee sprain.
Trey Lyles DEN Out (Hamstring) LAL Away 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) LAL Away Porter Jr. is recovering from offseason back surgery to repair a herniated disc and will miss an undetermined length of time.
Thomas Welsh DEN Probable (Shoulder) LAL Away Welsh sat out his fourth-straight game due to right shoulder soreness but is likely to return Wednesday against the Lakers.
Tyson Chandler LAL Out (Neck) DEN Home Chandler missed the last game dealing with a neck stiffness and will not play against the Nuggets on Wednesday.
Lance Stephenson LAL Questionable (Toe) DEN Home Stephenson missed the previous three games with a sprain to the second toe on his left foot. It is unknown if he will take the court Wednesday versus the Nuggets.
Brandon Ingram LAL Questionable (Shoulder) DEN Home Ingram sat out the previous game battling soreness in his right shoulder and it unclear if it will obstruct his availability Wednesday against the Nuggets.
Lonzo Ball LAL Out (Ankle) DEN Home 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.
Kyle Kuzma LAL Out (Ankle) DEN Home Kuzma sustained a right ankle sprain during the last game and will not play against the Nuggets on Wednesday.
Dairis Bertans NO Out (Personal) UTA Home Bertans sat out the last game due to a personal matter and will not make his team debut Wednesday against the Jazz.

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