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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 lineups, every day of the NBA season.

Below is our updated list of injured NBA players for October 12th, 2018. Only players on teams that are scheduled to play today will appear.

Understanding the injury landscape is key in all forms of fantasy basketball. Consider this your one-stop overview of fantasy-relevant injuries around the NBA.

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NBA Injury Roundup for October 12th, 2018

Note: this post is updated throughout the day, every 20 minutes, in case new injury updates are reported.
 

Name Team Status Opponent Home/Away Notes
Jon Leuer DET Probable (Knee) CLE Away Leuer had offseason surgery to repair a right knee injury but is likely to play against the Nets in the season opener.
Reggie Jackson DET Probable (Ankle) CLE Away Jackson had a minor procedure performed on his right ankle in the offseason but it is not expected to impede his availability Wednesday against the Nets.
Stanley Johnson DET Probable (Toe) CLE Away Johnson is expected to be available for the season opener against the Nets despite a sore toe.
Kevin Love CLE Probable (Foot) DET Home Love is nursing left foot soreness but is expected to suit up against the Raptors on Wednesday.
Rodney Hood CLE Questionable (Ankle) DET Home Hood is battling an ankle injury and his status for Wednesday's game against the Raptors is in question.
Cedi Osman CLE Questionable (Ankle) DET Home Osman is dealing with right ankle soreness and it is unclear if he will play in the season opener against the Raptors.
Larry Nance Jr. CLE Questionable (Ankle) DET Home Nance Jr. has a right high-ankle sprain and it is undetermined if he will be available against the Raptors on Wednesday.
Isaiah Taylor CLE Out (Leg) DET Home Taylor is suffering from a stress fracture in his left leg and is not expected to return until the middle of November.
Harrison Barnes DAL Questionable (Hamstring) CHA Home Barnes injured his right hamstring and his status for the season opener versus the Suns is in question.
Dirk Nowitzki DAL Out (Ankle) CHA Home Nowitzki is hampered by a left ankle injury and is not expected to return until the latter part of October.
Dejounte Murray SA Out (Knee) ORL Away Murray tore the ACL in his right knee and is expected to miss the 2018-19 season.
Derrick White SA Out (Heel) ORL Away White is sidelined with a left heel injury and is expected to be held out of the lineup for six-to-eight weeks.
Lonnie Walker IV SA Out (Knee) ORL Away Walker IV tore the meniscus in his right knee and is expected to need six-to-eight weeks to recover.
Terrence Ross ORL Questionable (Foot) SA Home Ross is hampered by a right foot contusion and it is unknown if he will be available for the season opener against the Heat.
Mohamed Bamba ORL Questionable (Wrist) SA Home Bamba has a right wrist injury and it is unclear if he will play against the Heat in the season opener.
Allen Crabbe BKN Questionable (Ankle) NY Away Crabbe has a left ankle injury and it is unclear if he will play against the Pistons on Wednesday.
Shabazz Napier BKN Out (Hamstring) NY Away Napier is nursing a hamstring injury and there is no timetable for return.
Kenneth Faried BKN Probable (Ankle) NY Away Faried is likely to be available against the Pistons in the season opener despite an ankle injury.
Rondae Hollis-Jefferson BKN Probable (Hip) NY Away Hollis-Jefferson is dealing with a left abductor strain but is expected to be ready for the season opener against the Pistons.
Courtney Lee NY Out (Neck) BKN Home Lee is battling a neck injury and there is no timetable for recovery.
Kristaps Porzingis NY Out (Knee) BKN Home Porzingis is recovering from surgery to repair a torn ACL in his left knee and is not expected to return until sometime in February.
Isaiah Thomas DEN Questionable (Hip) CHI Away Thomas is nursing a lingering hip injury and it is unclear if he will play on Wednesday against the Clippers.
Michael Porter Jr. DEN Questionable (Back) CHI Away Porter Jr. is recovering from offseason back surgery to repair a herniated disc and it is uncertain if he will make his NBA debut against the Clippers in the season opener.
Jarred Vanderbilt DEN Out (Foot) CHI Away Vanderbilt has a foot injury and there is no timetable for return.
Omer Asik CHI Out (Illness) DEN Home Asik is dealing with inflammatory arthritis and there is no definitive timetable for his return to the court.
Denzel Valentine CHI Questionable (Ankle) DEN Home Valentine sustained an ankle injury and it is uncertain if he will suit up for the season opener against the 76ers.
Lauri Markkanen CHI Out (Elbow) DEN Home Markkanen has suffered a lateral elbow sprain and is expected to miss six-to-eight weeks.
Dewayne Dedmon ATL Out (Ankle) MIA Away Dedmon has sustained an avulsion fracture in his left ankle. It is unknown when he will return to the lineup.
Justin Anderson ATL Doubtful (Shin) MIA Away Anderson is battling a left tibia injury and it is unlikely he will suit up in the season opener against the Knicks.
Daniel Hamilton ATL Questionable (Shoulder) MIA Away Hamilton is recuperating from a right rotator cuff tear and it is undetermined if he will suit up for the season opener against the Knicks.
John Collins ATL Out (Ankle) MIA Away Collins is recovering from a non-surgical procedure on his ankle. It is undetermined when he will return to the lineup.
James Johnson MIA Questionable (Hernia) ATL Home Johnson is dealing with a hernia and it is unknown if he will play against the Magic in the season opener.
Wayne Ellington MIA Questionable (Ankle) ATL Home Ellington is tending to an ankle injury and his availability against the Magic on Wednesday is up in the air.
Goran Dragic MIA Probable (Knee) ATL Home Dragic is battling injuries to his knee and ankle but is expected to be available for the season opener against the Magic.
Dion Waiters MIA Doubtful (Ankle) ATL Home Waiters is unlikely to play in the season opener against the Magic as he is still recovering from a surgery to repair his left ankle.
Tyler Johnson MIA Questionable (Thumb) ATL Home Johnson is recuperating from an offseason left thumb surgery and his status for Wednesday's game against the Magic is in question.
Derrick Jones MIA Out (Shoulder) ATL Home Jones Jr. is nursing a shoulder contusion and there is no timetable for recovery.
Nene Hilario HOU Questionable (Calf) MEM Away Nene is hampered by a calf injury and it is unknown if he will be available for Wednesday's game against the Pelicans.
Eric Gordon HOU Questionable (Foot) MEM Away Gordon has a foot injury and it is undetermined if he will suit up Wednesday against the Pelicans.
Michael Carter-Williams HOU Questionable (Knee) MEM Away Carter-Williams is tending to a sore left knee, leaving his status for the season opener against the Pelicans clouded.
Clint Capela HOU Probable (Hand) MEM Away Capela is tending to a right hand injury but is expected to suit up against the Pelicans on Wednesday.
Brandon Knight HOU Out (Knee) MEM Away Knight had offseason left knee surgery and there is no timetable for recovery.
Marquese Chriss HOU Questionable (Ankle) MEM Away Chriss is battling an ankle injury and it is unknown if he will be available for the season opener versus the Pelicans.
Zhou Qi HOU Questionable (Knee) MEM Away Qi is nursing a left knee sprain and it is undetermined if he will play in the season opener against the Pelicans.
Isaiah Hartenstein HOU Questionable (Ankle) MEM Away Hartenstein is dealing with an ankle injury and his status for Wednesday's game against the Pelicans is in question.
Garrett Temple MEM Questionable (Ankle) HOU Home Temple is dealing with an ankle injury and it is unknown if he will suit up Wednesday against the Pacers.
Kyle Anderson MEM Questionable (Heel) HOU Home Anderson has an injured heel and it is uncertain if he will play against the Pacers on Wednesday.
Jevon Carter MEM Questionable (Thumb) HOU Home Carter underwent surgery to repair a torn ligament in his right thumb and it is unclear if he will be ready for the season opener against the Pacers.
Justin Patton MIN Out (Foot) MIL Away Patton is recovering from multiple foot surgeries and will miss an extended period of game action.
Iman Shumpert SAC Questionable (Calf) POR Away Shumpert has a calf injury and it is unknown if he will be available against the Jazz on Wednesday.
Kosta Koufos SAC Questionable (Hamstring) POR Away Koufos is battling a right hamstring strain and it is unclear if he will play in the season opener against the Jazz.
Bogdan Bogdanovic SAC Out (Knee) POR Away Bogdanovic had minor knee surgery and is expected to miss four-to-six weeks.
Evan Turner POR Questionable (Shoulder) SAC Home Turner is dealing with a shoulder injury and it is unclear if he will play against the Lakers on Thursday.
Maurice Harkless POR Probable (Knee) SAC Home Harkless is recovering from offseason arthroscopic knee surgery but is expected to be available for the season opener against the Lakers.
Gary Trent Jr. POR Questionable (Quadricep) SAC Home Trent Jr. has a right quadriceps injury and it is undetermined if he will suit up on Thursday against the Lakers.
Lonzo Ball LAL Questionable (Knee) GS Away Ball is nursing an injured knee and it is unclear if he will participate in the season opener against the Trail Blazers.
Josh Hart LAL Questionable (Hamstring) GS Away Hart has a hamstring injury and it is unknown if he will play against the Trail Blazers in the season opener.
Draymond Green GS Probable (Knee) LAL Home Green is dealing with a sore left knee but is expected to be available for the season opener against the Thunder.
Shaun Livingston GS Questionable (Hip) LAL Home Livingston is experiencing tightness in his hip and it is unclear if he will play against the Thunder on Tuesday.
DeMarcus Cousins GS Out (Achilles) LAL Home Cousins is recuperating from a torn Achilles that ended his 2017-18 season but is aiming to return during the latter part of December.

 

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