NBA Injuries

NAME TEAM INJURY TIMETABLE TO RETURN ANALYSIS
Kawhi Leonard SAS Quad No Timetable Leonard is out indefinitely and the Spurs hope to get him back before the season's over. Kyle Anderson and Rudy Gay (when healthy) pick up PT.
Gordon Hayward BOS Ankle/Tibia No Timetable Hayward can shoot stand-still jumpers and wants to return this season. Jaylen Brown and Marcus Smart (when healthy) pick up shots and minutes.
Nikola Vucevic ORL Hand 2-3 Weeks Vucevic is practicing and is reportedly almost ready to take full contact. With all of the injuries on Orlando, Bismack Biyombo will pick up PT.
Kristaps Porzingis NY Torn ACL OUT FOR THE SEASON With Porzingis done, Kyle O'Quinn and Michael Beasley will play more. Will Willy Hernangomez finally get playing time?
Paul Millsap DEN Wrist 3-5 Weeks Millsap is practicing but we won't see him again until sometime after the All-Star break. Trey Lyles and Mason Plumlee pick up minutes.
DeMarcus Cousins NO Achilles OUT FOR THE SEASON Cousins will not return for the remainder of the season and Darius Miller, Omer Asik and Dante Cunningham (when healthy) will play heavy minutes.
Mike Conley MEM Achilles OUT FOR THE SEASON Conley is having surgery and won't return to the court this season. Andrew Harrison and Mario Chalmers will fill-in.
John Wall WSH Knee 6-8 Weeks Wall has to get another procedure on his Knee and will miss up to two months. Tomas Satoransky and Tim Frazier will pick up minutes.
Kevin Love CLE Hand 6-8 Weeks With Kevin Love out for potentially the next two months, Jeff Green, Jae Crowder and Tristan Thompson will fill in.
Patrick Beverley LAC Knee No Timetable Beverley had surgery and thinks he can return this season. Austin Rivers (when healthy), Lou Williams and Milos Teodosic pick up minutes.
Markelle Fultz PHI Shoulder No Timetable After it seemed like he was on his way back, Fultz is once again having Shoulder issues and it's impacting his shooting in practice
Andre Drummond DET Ankle DAY TO DAY The Ankle injury seemed minor and we're awaiting his status for Wednesday. If he can't go, Anthony Tolliver will pick up PT.
Devin Booker PHX Hip DAY TO DAY Booker missed his previous game  with a Hip injury and his status for Wednesday is not looking good.Tyler Ulis and Troy Daniels will pick up PT.
Aaron Gordon ORL Hip DAY TO DAY Gordon is dealing with a Hip injury and has missed his last five games. He'll likely need more time off and Mario Hezonja will pick up PT.
Lonzo Ball LAL Knee No Timetable New reports are saying that we may not see Ball until after the All-Star break. Jordan Clarkson and Josh Hart will grab PT.
Jeremy Lin BKN Knee OUT FOR THE SEASON D'Angelo Russell will rotate between PG and SG spot and Spencer Dinwiddie will pick up minutes. 
Victor Oladipo IND Illness DAY TO DAY Oladipo is sick and he's questionable for Wednesday's game. If he can't go Lance Stephenson and Cory Joseph pick up playing time. 
Kris Dunn CHI Concussion No Timetable Dunn is starting to practice again and hopefull the Headaches are behind him and could be back in the next week or two. Jerian Grant grabs PT.
Enes Kanter NY Face DAY TO DAY Kanter is going to have some dental work done thanks to Jabari Parker. If he has to miss Thursday's game, Kyle O'Quinn and Willy Hernangomez take over.
Harrison Barnes DAL Ankle DAY TO DAY Barnes missed his previous game and is questionable for Thursday. If he can't play, Wes Matthews usage goes up and Maxi Kleber adds PT.
Mason Plumlee DEN Calf 2-4 Weeks Plumlee is dealing with a Calf strain and Trey Lyles will pick up even more playing time and Paul Millsap will return in the not so distant future.
Austin Rivers LAC Heel Friday Rivers is finally just about ready and he says he plans to return Friday. You never know with the Clippers and they could make trades.
Reggie Jackson DET Ankle 3-4 Weeks With Jackson out, Ish Smith takes over at PG and is very familiar with the Pistons offense. All Pistons options will see a boost in shots with Jackson out.
Rondae Hollis-Jefferson BKN Groin DAY TO DAY RHJ has missed his last six games and is still a few games from returning. If he can't play Quincy Acy (when healthy) and Jarrett Allen will pick up minutes.
Dion Waiters MIA Ankle OUT FOR THE SEASON Waiters had Ankle surgery and will miss the rest of the season. Tyler Johnson and Wayne Ellington pick up minutes.
Seth Curry DAL Tibia OUT FOR THE SEASON Curry will not play this season and Yogi Ferrell will grab more playing time along with J.J. Barea and Devin Harris
Carmelo Anthony OKC Ankle DAY TO DAY Melo sprained his Ankle Tuesday night and if he can't play on Thursday, Jerami Grant will pick up a lot of minutes.
Tim Hardaway Jr. NY Shin DAY TO DAY Hardaway Jr. is dealing with a minor Shin contusion and if he can't play Thursday, Damyean Dotson and Lance Thomas will pick up playing time.
Darren Collison IND Knee 2-3 Weeks Collison will miss the next few weeks after having minor Knee surgery and Cory Joseph will pick up a lot of minutes. 
Mirza Teletovic MIL Lung No Timetable Teletovic is dealing with issues regarding Blood Clots and that's what's kept Chris Bosh out of Basketball. He could miss the rest of the season.
Rudy Gay SAS Heel 2-4 Weeks With Gay out until after the All-Star break, Kyle Anderson will continue to see consistent minutes and shot opportunities.
Thabo Sefolosha UT Knee OUT FOR THE SEASON Sefolosha had surgery on his Knee and will miss the rest of the season. Jonas Jerebko will see more playing time. 
Trevor Ariza HOU Hamstring No Timetable With Ariza out for at least the next few games, Gerald Green and P.J. Tucker will pick up minutes.
Caris LeVert BKN Concussion DAY TO DAY LeVert could be in the league's concussion protocol. Joe Harris and Nik Stauskas will pick up playing time. 
Marcus Smart BOS Hand 1-2 Weeks Smart did not make a smart decision by injuring his hand on a picture frame and Terry Rozier and Shane Larkin will pick up playing time while he's out.
Malcolm Brogdon MIL Quad 6-8 Weeks With Brogdon out for potentially the next two months, Sterling Brown, Sean Kilpatrick and Tony Snell will pick up more playing time. 
Kelly Olynyk MIA Shoulder DAY TO DAY Olynyk is questionable for Wednesday's game and if he can't play Bam Adebayo will pick up more playing time. 
Jordan Bell GSW Ankle 1-2 Weeks Bell will be on the shelf for the next couple of weeks and Kevon Looney will pick up minutes while he's out.
DeAndre' Bembry ATL Groin 1-3 Weeks Bembry is dealing with a strained Groin and Marco Belinelli will continue to pick up minutes. 
Chandler Parsons MEM Knee 1-3 Weeks Parsons has been practicing this week and reports say that he can be back before the All-Star break. Jarell Martin and Deyonta Davis will pick up minutes. 
John Henson MIL Hamstring DAY TO DAY Henson missed his previous game as he's dealing with soreness in his Hamstring and if he can't play on Friday, Thon Maker and Tyler Zeller will grab minutes.
Terrence Ross ORL Knee No Timetable We still don't have an update on Ross and Jonathon Simmons will continue seeing a lot of minutes. 
Ryan Anderson HOU Ankle DAY TO DAY Anderson hurt his Ankle on Tuesday and if he can't play Wednesday, P.J. Tucker and Luc Richard Mbah a Moute will see more action.
Rodney McGruder MIA Tibia No Timetable With McGruder out, Josh Richardson picks up more minutes and the Heat are not giving a clear timetable outside of saying he's working hard to return.
Glenn Robinson III IND Ankle 3-4 Weeks He's continues to work his way back and is practicing. His playing time may depend on Bojan Bogdanovic's impact on the court. 
Dante Exum UT Shoulder No Timetable Exum can shoot but can't take contact yet, but is recovering. Donovan Mitchell will get more run.
Cameron Payne CHI Foot 2-3 Weeks Payne's recent tests have come back clean regarding his Foot and he's on his way bac. He'll have to shine more than Jerian Grant in order to play.
De'Aaron Fox SAC Ankle DAY TO DAY Fox hurt is Ankle on Monday, but said he should be fine for Friday's game. If he can't play George Hill will see more minutes. 
Jon Leuer DET Ankle OUT FOR THE SEASON Leuer had Ankle surgery and is out for the rest of the season. 
C.J. Williams LAC Ankle No Timetable Williams will rehab with the G-league and Jawun Evans and even Tyrone Wallace will pick up playing time while he's out.
Brandon Knight PHX Torn ACL OUT FOR THE SEASON He will not be playing this season. 
Nerlens Noel DAL Finger 2-4 Weeks Noel is looking at a February return and has been cleared for contact. Dirk Nowitzki and Salah Mejri will continue to see a lot of minutes.
Jonathan Isaac ORL Ankle No Timetable Isaac will be out for a long time as his Ankle just won't heal and Mario Hezonja should pick up playing time.
Isaiah Canaan PHX Ankle OUT FOR THE SEASON With Canaan out for the rest of the season, Tyler Ulis, Troy Daniels and even Josh Jackson will pick up minutes and usage.
Marvin Williams CHA Ankle DAY TO DAY Williams has missed his last four games, but he's been feeling better and is close to returning. Frank Kaminsky will pick up minutes.
Dorian Finney-Smith DAL Knee No Timetable He's on the outside looking into the Mavs rotation when he eventually returns.
Solomon Hill NO Hamstring 1-2 Months The Hammy is torn and that'll cost him a ton of time. Dante Cunningham will start in his place. 
Alan Williams PHX Knee 1-2 Months New Reports say that Williams is making progress and could return as early as February. March seems more realistic. 
Okaro White MIA Foot 1-2 Months All Heat PF's pick up a few more minutes with White's Foot fractured.
Alexis Ajinca NO Knee 2 Months or not at all Ajinca had surgery and will be on the outside looking into the Pelicans rotation if he returns. 
Furkan Korkmaz PHI Lisfranc Injury 3-5 Weeks Korkmaz is on the outside looking in when it comes to the Sixers rotation. 
Evan Turner POR Calf DAY TO DAY Turner missed his previous game and if he can't play Thursday, Shabazz Napier and Pat Connaughton will see more playing time. 
Skal Labissiere SAC Shoulder 1-3 Weeks He'll miss the next couple of weeks. Kosta Koufos and Zach Randolph will pick up more minutes. 
Andre Roberson OKC Patellar Tendon OUT FOR THE SEASON Roberson will miss the rest of the season and Alex Abrines and Terrance Ferguson will fill in moving forward
Quincy Acy BKN Finger DAY TO DAY Acy missed his previous game and if he can't play Wednesday, Jahlil Okafor will pick up playing time along with Jarrett Allen.
Jawun Evans LAC Groin/Abs DAY TO DAY Evans has missed seven straight games and is dealing with multiple injuries. Milos Teodosic will see more minutes. 
Frank Mason SAC Plantar Fascia 3-4 Weeks Mason should be ready to go after the All-Star break and he'll be brought back slowly. All Kings options at guard will fill in. 
Matthew Dellavedova MIL Ankle 3-4 Weeks Delly will miss almost a month of action and Sean Kilpatrick and even Jason Terry could pick up more playing time. 
Ron Baker NY Shoulder OUT FOR THE SEASON Baker will miss the rest of the season with a Torn Labrum. Jarrett Jack's minutes are safe and Frank Ntilikina will pick up more playing time.
Shane Larkin BOS Knee DAY TO DAY Larkin has missed his last five games and Thursday isn't looking good for him. Terry Rozier will pick up more playing time. 
Malachi Richardson SAC Ankle DAY TO DAY Richardson has missed his last five games and is on the outside looking in when it comes to the Kings rotation.
Deyonta Davis MEM Knee DAY TO DAY Davis should play Wednesday and if he can't go, Jarell Martin picks up more playing time. 
Tyler Cavanaugh ATL Ankle 3-4 Weeks He'll be back at some point after the All-Star break and he's on the outside looking in when it comes to the Hawks rotation.
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