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Daily NBA Injury Roundup for November 16th, 2018

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 November 16th, 2018. 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 November 16th, 2018

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
C.J. Miles TOR Out (Groin) BOS Away Miles sustained a right adductor strain and will not be available for at least one week.
Norman Powell TOR Out (Shoulder) BOS Away Powell sustained a subluxation of his left shoulder and will likely need four-to-six weeks to recover.
OG Anunoby TOR Questionable (Wrist) BOS Away Anunoby left Friday's game with a sprained right wrist and his status for Saturday against the Bulls is hazy.
Jabari Bird BOS Out (Personal) TOR Home Bird is dealing with a personal matter and it is unclear when he will make his season debut.
James Johnson MIA Out (Hernia) IND Away Johnson is healing up from a sports hernia and will miss an undetermined length of time.
Dwyane Wade MIA Out (Personal) IND Away Wade is away from the team due to the birth of his child but is expected to return by the latter part of November.
Dion Waiters MIA Out (Ankle) IND Away Waiters is recovering from a surgery to repair a left ankle injury and is without a definitive timetable for his return.
Derrick Jones MIA Questionable (Illness) IND Away Jones has missed the last two games due to illness and it is unknown if he will suit up Saturday against the Lakers.
Raul Neto UTA Questionable (Hamstring) PHI Away Neto is sidelined due to a right hamstring injury it is unknown if he will return to the lineup Saturday against the Celtics.
Zhaire Smith PHI Out (Foot) UTA Home Smith suffered a Jones fracture to his left foot and had surgery to repair the ailment. He also underwent a thoracoscopy to fix an allergic reaction from a food product and there is no timetable for return.
Justin Patton PHI Out (Foot) UTA Home Patton is recovering from multiple right foot surgeries and will miss an extended period of game action.
Rondae Hollis-Jefferson BKN Questionable (Ankle) WAS Away Hollis-Jefferson missed the last game with a right ankle sprain and it is unknown if he will suit up Saturday against the Clippers.
Treveon Graham BKN Out (Hamstring) WAS Away Graham is sidelined with a strained left hamstring and is expected to need two months to heal.
Caris Levert BKN Out (Foot) WAS Away LeVert sustained a subtalar dislocation in his right foot along with ligament damage. He is expected to miss two-to-three months of game action.
Courtney Lee NY Out (Neck) NO Away Lee is experiencing neck spasms and it is unclear when he will return to the lineup.
Lance Thomas NY Out (Knee) NO Away Thomas is recovering from arthroscopic surgery on his left knee for removal of loose bodies. There is no definitive timetable for his return.
Kristaps Porzingis NY Out (Knee) NO Away Porzingis is recovering from surgery to repair a torn ACL in his left knee and is not expected to return until sometime in February.
Mitchell Robinson NY Probable (Ankle) NO Away Robinson is expected to play Friday against the Pelicans despite a sprained right ankle.
Nikola Mirotic NO Probable (Ankle) NY Home Mirotic left the previous game due to an ankle injury but is likely to suit up against the Knicks on Friday.
Elfrid Payton NO Questionable (Finger) NY Home Payton left Friday's game with a fractured left pinkie finger and will not return.
Maurice Harkless POR Out (Knee) MIN Away Harkless has been sidelined with left knee soreness and will likely be out of game action until the end of November.
Seth Curry POR Out (Knee) MIN Away Curry left the last game due to a right patellar contusion and will not play against the Timberwolves on Friday.
Derrick Rose MIN Probable (Knee) POR Home Rose missed the previous game due to left knee soreness but it is likely he will participate in Friday's clash against the Trail Blazers.
Jerryd Bayless MIN Out (Knee) POR Home Bayless suffered a posterolateral corner sprain in his left knee but is likely to return by the latter part of November.
Kosta Koufos SAC Out (Calf) MEM Away Koufos was absent from the lineup during the previous game with a right calf strain and will not be available against the Grizzlies on Friday.
Buddy Hield SAC Probable (Eye) MEM Away Hield is expected to suit up Friday against the Grizzlies despite receiving stitches above his right eyelid.
Chandler Parsons MEM Out (Knee) SAC Home Parsons is battling right knee soreness and is expected to sit out at least two more weeks.
JaMychal Green MEM Out (Jaw) SAC Home Green has undergone surgery for a broken jaw and is likely to miss four-to-six weeks.
Omri Casspi MEM Probable (Knee) SAC Home Casspi missed his fifth-consecutive game with right knee soreness but is expected to return against the Kings on Friday.
Ivan Rabb MEM Probable (Illness) SAC Home Rabb sat out the previous game due to an illness but it is likely will play Friday against the Kings.
Dillon Brooks MEM Out (Knee) SAC Home Brooks suffered a Grade 2 MCL sprain in his left knee and is expected to need six-to-eight weeks to heal.
Bobby Portis CHI Out (Knee) MIL Away Portis is sidelined with a sprained MCL in his right knee and is likely to miss four-to-six weeks.
Kris Dunn CHI Out (Knee) MIL Away Dunn sprained his left MCL and is expected to require four-to-six weeks to recover.
Denzel Valentine CHI Out (Ankle) MIL Away Valentine is sidelined with a left ankle sprain and is expected to be held out of action for an extended period of time.
Lauri Markkanen CHI Out (Elbow) MIL Away Markkanen has suffered a right lateral elbow sprain and remains two-to-four weeks away from returning.
John Henson MIL Out (Wrist) CHI Home Henson is recovering from wrist surgery to repair a torn ligament and is expected to miss 12 weeks of action.
Jodie Meeks MIL Out (Suspension) CHI Home Meeks is currently serving a 25-game suspension that dates back to the 2017-18 playoffs for violating the league's drug policy and has 19 games remaining. He is expected to make his season debut November 26 against the Hornets.
D.J. Wilson MIL Out (Hamstring) CHI Home Wilson is sidelined due to a strained right hamstring and there is no timetable for recovery.
Donte Divincenzo MIL Out (Quadricep) CHI Home DiVincenzo left the last game with soreness in his left quadriceps and will not be available against the Bulls on Friday.
Trevon Duval MIL Out (Eye) CHI Home Duval has been sidelined with an eye injury and it is unclear when he will return.

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