National Basketball Association
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Player   Status/Updated Notes
Jaylen Adams PG Prob Fri - Ankle - 2/21/19 Adams sat out his fourth-straight game due to a sprained right ankle but is expected to return to the lineup Friday against the Pistons.
Kevin Huerter SG Doub Fri - Ankle - 2/21/19 Huerter is not expected to play against the Pistons on Friday due to a sprained left ankle.
Miles Plumlee C Early March - Knee - 2/21/19 Plumlee had a non-surgical procedure conducted on his left knee and is expected to remain out of the lineup until at least the beginning of March.
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Gordon Hayward SF Ques Sat - Ankle - 2/21/19 Hayward was held out of the previous game due to a right ankle sprain and it is unknown if he will participate in Saturday's contest versus the Bulls.
Robert Williams III C Ques Sat - Back - 2/21/19 Williams III missed his third-straight game due to a sore lower back and it is uncertain if he will draw back into the lineup against the Bulls on Saturday.
Aron Baynes C Early March - Foot - 2/14/19 Baynes has a left foot contusion and is expected to be sidelined until the beginning of March.
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Spencer Dinwiddie PG Mid March - Thumb - 2/19/19 Dinwiddie had surgery to repair torn ligaments in his right thumb and is projected to be held out of action until at least the middle of March.
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Bismack Biyombo C Prob Fri - Knee - 2/21/19 Biyombo is dealing with a knee injury but is likely to be available for Friday's game against the Wizards.
Tony Parker PG Prob Fri - Back - 2/21/19 Parker has been absent from the lineup during the past three games with a strained back but is expected to return Friday against the Wizards.
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Kris Dunn PG Prob Fri - Back - 2/16/19 Dunn sat out the last game due to a lower-back contusion but is projected to play Friday against the Magic.
Timothe Luwawu-Cabarrot SG Ques Fri - Oblique - 2/21/19 Luwawu-Cabarrot suffered a right oblique contusion and his status for Friday's game against the Magic is clouded.
Chandler Hutchison SF Early March - Toe - 2/21/19 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 start of March.
Wendell Carter Jr. C Mid April - Thumb - 1/21/19 Carter Jr. had surgery to repair the ulnar collateral ligament in his left thumb and is likely to miss 8-12 weeks.
Denzel Valentine SG out for season - Ankle - 11/28/18 Valentine is expected to miss the remainder of the season after having reconstruction surgery on his left ankle.
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Tristan Thompson C Early March - Foot - 2/21/19 Thompson is sidelined due to left foot soreness but is likely to return toward the early part of March.
John Henson PF Early March - Wrist - 2/21/19 Henson is recovering from wrist surgery to repair a torn ligament and is expected to sit out until at least the beginning of March.
JR Smith SG Out indefinitely - Personal - 11/20/18 Smith is dealing with a personal matter and there is no definitive timetable set for his return.
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Kristaps Porzingis PF out for season - Knee - 2/19/19 Porzingis is recovering from surgery to repair a torn ACL in his left knee and will not play this season.
J.J. Barea PG out for season - Achilles - 1/14/19 Barea had surgery to repair a torn right Achilles and will miss the remainder of the 2018-19 season.
Player   Status/Updated Notes
Gary Harris SG Prob Fri - Groin - 2/20/19 Harris has been held out of action with a right adductor strain but is expected to return against the Mavericks on Friday.
Tyler Lydon PF Ques Fri - Concussion - 2/16/19 Lydon missed his second-consecutive game as he is going through the league-mandated concussion protocol and it is unknown if he will be cleared in time for Friday's matchup against the Mavericks.
Trey Lyles PF Out indefinitely - Hamstring - 2/21/19 Lyles is sidelined with a left hamstring strain and it is undetermined how long he will be out of action.
Michael Porter Jr. PF Out indefinitely - Back - 10/16/18 Porter Jr. is recovering from offseason back surgery to repair a herniated disc and will miss an undetermined length of time.
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No injuries to report.
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Shaun Livingston PG Ques Sat - Personal - 2/22/19 Livingston missed the previous game due to a personal matter and it is unknown if he will partake in Saturday's matchup against the Rockets.
Jacob Evans SG Ques Sat - Pelvis - 2/22/19 Evans has been absent from the lineup during the past four games due to left pelvic soreness and it is unclear if he will return against the Rockets on Saturday.
Damian Jones C Mid May - Pectoral - 2/21/19 Jones is recovering from surgery to repair a torn left pectoral muscle and is expected to be sidelined until sometime in May.
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Iman Shumpert SG Out Sat - Knee - 2/22/19 Shumpert sat out the last game due to right knee soreness and will not be available for Saturday's tilt versus the Warriors.
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Myles Turner C Ques Fri - Hip - 2/21/19 Turner is nursing a bruised right hip and it is unknown if he will play against the Pelicans on Friday.
Tyreke Evans SG Ques Fri - Ankle - 2/21/19 Evans is battling a sore left ankle and is unlikely to play against the Pelicans on Friday.
Victor Oladipo SG out for season - Knee - 2/9/19 Oladipo will miss the rest of the season after undergoing surgery on his right knee.
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Wilson Chandler SF Early March - Quadricep - 2/21/19 Chandler is sidelined due to a right quadriceps strain and is expected to sit out until at least the start of March.
Luc Mbah a Moute PF Early March - Knee - 2/21/19 Mbah a Moute has been sidelined with a sore left knee and it is unclear if he will return to action before the beginning of March.
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Mike Muscala PF Ques Sat - Ankle - 2/22/19 Muscala has been held out of the previous two games due to a right ankle sprain and it is uncertain if he will make his team debut Saturday against the Pelicans.
Lonzo Ball PG Early March - Ankle - 2/1/19 Ball has been diagnosed with a Grade 3 left ankle sprain and is expected to miss four-to-six weeks.
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Joakim Noah C Prob Fri - Heel - 2/21/19 Noah is expected to play against the Clippers on Friday despite suffering from a sore right heel.
Jevon Carter PG Prob Fri - Knee - 2/21/19 Carter is likely to suit up Friday against the Clippers despite right knee soreness.
Tyler Dorsey SG Prob Fri - Knee - 2/21/19 Dorsey is tending to soreness in his left knee but is projected to be in Friday's lineup versus the Clippers.
Chandler Parsons SF Prob Fri - Knee - 2/22/19 Parsons has been out with right knee soreness and team-role issues. He is likely to rejoin the lineup Friday against the Clippers.
Jaren Jackson Jr. PF Ques Fri - Quadricep - 2/22/19 Jackson Jr. is bothered by soreness in his right quadriceps and it is unclear if he will face the Clippers on Friday.
Jonas Valanciunas C Out Fri - Personal - 2/21/19 Valanciunas is dealing with a personal matter and will not be available for Friday's matchup versus the Clippers.
Kyle Anderson SF Out indefinitely - Shoulder - 2/12/19 Anderson is sidelined with right shoulder soreness and will miss an undetermined length of time.
Dillon Brooks SG out for season - Toe - 1/9/19 Brooks is expected to miss the rest of the season due to surgery for an injured right big toe.
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James Johnson PF Ques Sat - Shoulder - 2/21/19 Johnson exited the previous game due to a left shoulder injury and it has yet to be established if he will face the Pistons on Saturday.
Goran Dragic PG Ques Sat - Knee - 2/21/19 Dragic is recovering from arthroscopic right knee surgery and it is undetermined if he will return to the lineup Saturday against the Pistons.
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Donte DiVincenzo SG Out indefinitely - Heel - 1/31/19 DiVincenzo has been held out of action with bursitis in his left heel and there is no timetable for return.
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Andrew Wiggins SF Prob Fri - Illness - 2/16/19 Wiggins has been held out of the past two games due to an illness but is expected to return Friday against the Knicks.
Tyus Jones PG Prob Fri - Ankle - 2/21/19 Jones is sidelined with a left high-ankle sprain but is projected to return against the Knicks on Friday.
Gorgui Dieng C Out Fri - Personal - 2/21/19 Dieng is tending to a personal matter and will not play against the Knicks on Friday.
Robert Covington SF Out indefinitely - Knee - 1/6/19 Covington is suffering from a bone bruise in his right knee. There is no definitive timetable for return.
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Anthony Davis PF Prob Fri - Shoulder - 2/18/19 Davis was forced from the previous game due to a left shoulder muscle contusion. He will likely draw back into the lineup against the Pacers on Friday.
Elfrid Payton PG Prob Fri - Ankle - 2/21/19 Payton has been held out of action with a right ankle sprain but is expected to return against the Pacers on Friday.
Darius Miller SF Doub Fri - Ankle - 2/21/19 Miller is dealing with a right ankle sprain and is unlikely to play against the Pacers on Friday.
Jason Smith PF Out indefinitely - Knee - 2/12/19 Smith is sidelined with a sore left knee and it is uncertain how much time he will be forced to miss.
Trevon Bluiett SG Out indefinitely - Thumb - 2/3/19 Bluiett will miss an extended period of time after having right thumb surgery.
Player   Status/Updated Notes
Mario Hezonja SF Prob Fri - Leg - 2/21/19 Hezonja sat out the last game with left leg contusion but is expected to play against Friday against the Timberwolves.
Emmanuel Mudiay PG Prob Fri - Shoulder - 2/20/19 Mudiay has been held out of action with a strained left shoulder but is likely to return to action against the Timberwolves on Friday.
Frank Ntilikina PG Out Fri - Groin - 2/22/19 Ntilikina is sidelined with a sore groin and is expected to remain out of Friday's lineup against the Timberwolves.
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Dennis Schroder PG Prob Fri - Personal - 2/18/19 Schroder has sat out the past two games due to the birth of his child but is expected back Friday against the Jazz.
Jerami Grant SF Prob Fri - Ankle - 2/21/19 Grant has missed the previous two games with a right ankle sprain. It is expected he will be available against the Jazz on Friday.
Markieff Morris PF Ques Fri - Neck - 2/20/19 Morris is sidelined with a neck injury and it is unknown if he will make his team debut Friday against the Jazz.
Andre Roberson SG Out indefinitely - Knee - 1/27/19 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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Markelle Fultz PG Out indefinitely - Shoulder - 2/7/19 Fultz has been diagnosed with Thoracic outlet syndrome in his shooting shoulder and is in danger of missing the remainder of the season.
Mo Bamba C Out indefinitely - Leg - 2/21/19 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.
Timofey Mozgov C Out indefinitely - Knee - 1/4/19 Mozgov is recovering from arthroscopic surgery on his right knee. There is no timetable for return.
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Joel Embiid PF Early March - Knee - 2/21/19 Embiid is expected to sit out until the beginning of March due to left knee soreness.
Furkan Korkmaz SG Out indefinitely - Knee - 2/20/19 Korkmaz suffered a torn meniscus in his right knee and there is no timetable for return.
Shake Milton PG Early March - Finger - 2/12/19 Milton will need at least two-to-three weeks to recover after having surgery to repair a broken finger.
Zhaire Smith SG out for season - Foot - 2/20/19 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.
Justin Patton C Out indefinitely - Foot - 11/10/18 Patton is recovering from multiple right foot surgeries and will miss an extended period of game action.
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T.J. Warren SF Ques Sat - Ankle - 2/21/19 Warren is sidelined with soreness in his right ankle and it is unknown if he will return Saturday against the Hawks.
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No injuries to report.
Player   Status/Updated Notes
No injuries to report.
Player   Status/Updated Notes
LaMarcus Aldridge C Prob Fri - Illness - 2/21/19 Aldridge is expected to suit up against the Raptors on Friday despite an illness.
Derrick White PG Prob Fri - Foot - 2/17/19 White has plantar fasciitis in his foot but is likely to draw back into the lineup against the Raptors on Friday.
Lonnie Walker IV SG Ques Fri - Ankle - 2/16/19 Walker IV has been held out of the previous three games with a sprained right ankle and it is unclear if he will return Friday against the Raptors.
Dejounte Murray PG out for season - Knee - 10/8/18 Murray tore the ACL in his right knee and is expected to miss the 2018-19 season.
Player   Status/Updated Notes
Kawhi Leonard SF Prob Fri - Knee - 2/20/19 Leonard was held out of the previous game due to a sore left knee but is projected to face the Spurs on Friday.
Patrick McCaw SG Prob Fri - Shoulder - 2/21/19 McCaw missed the last game with a sore right shoulder but it is anticipated that he will be available Friday against the Spurs.
Fred VanVleet PG Late March - Thumb - 2/13/19 VanVleet is expected to miss up to five weeks from surgery to correct a partial ligament tear in his left thumb.
Player   Status/Updated Notes
Tony Bradley C Early March - Knee - 2/21/19 Bradley is expected to remain out of the lineup until at least the beginning of March after having minor surgery to repair his right knee.
Dante Exum PG Early March - Ankle - 2/21/19 Exum suffered a left ankle sprain and is likely to stay on the shelf until the early part of March.
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Tomas Satoransky SG Prob Fri - Personal - 2/21/19 Satoransky has been absent from the lineup during the past two games due to a personal matter but is expected to suit up for Friday's matchup against the Hornets.
Troy Brown Jr. SF Out Fri - Ankle - 2/21/19 Brown Jr. has been held out of the previous five games with a left ankle sprain but is likely to return against the Pacers on Saturday.
John Wall PG out for season - Achilles - 2/5/19 Wall ruptured his Achilles tendon and will miss the remainder of the 2018-19 season.
Dwight Howard C Early March - Back - 2/21/19 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 beginning of March.