NBA Injuries

NAME TEAM INJURY TIMETABLE TO RETURN ANALYSIS
Kawhi Leonard SAS Quad No Timetable The Spurs are not expecting Leonard to return this season, however, it's up to Leonard whether or not he wants to return. He's not ready yet
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 TONIGHT Vucevic should be active for Thursday's game. He'll likely be on a minutes limit Bismack Biyombo's playing time will decrease.
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 2-4 Weeks Millsap is practicing but we won't see him again until March. Trey Lyles and Mason Plumlee (when healthy) 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 4-7 Weeks Wall is looking like he's feeling better but still has a way's to go Tomas Satoransky and Tim Frazier will pick up minutes.
Kevin Love CLE Hand 4-6 Weeks With Kevin Love out for awhile Jeff Green, Larry Nance Jr. and Tristan Thompson will fill in.
Patrick Beverley LAC Knee No Timetable Beverley had surgery and thinks he can return this season. Austin Rivers, 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 could miss the rest of the Sixers regular season. T.J. McConnell and Jerryd Bayless will fill in.
Dennis Schroder ATL Back DAY TO DAY We're awaiting an update regardin Schroder's health. His status for Friday is up in the air. Malcolm Delaney will pick up PT if he can't play.
Reggie Jackson DET Ankle 2-3 Weeks Jackson has been cleared to run lightly, but will still a few more weeks to recover. Ish Smith and Jameer Nelson will continue to grab minutes.
Aaron Gordon ORL Hip TONIGHT Gordon looks like he'll be active for Thursday's game and will likely be on a minutes restriction. Mario Hezonja will lose minutes.
Lonzo Ball LAL Knee FRIDAY? Ball is feeling better and should be able to return Friday. Isaiah Thomas will be in a major timeshare with Ball for minutes.
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. 
Ricky Rubio UT Hip DAY TO DAY Rubio didn't practice on Wednesday and he may need to miss another game or two. Donovan Mitchell and Royce O'Neale pick up PT if he can't play.
Rondae Hollis-Jefferson BKN Groin DAY TO DAY RHJ will miss Thursday's game but he is practicing. Quincy Acy and Jarrett Allen will pick up minutes.
Ersan Ilyasova ATL Shoulder DAY TO DAY We need to see a final report that Ilyasova will play on Friday, but all signs are looking like he will be starting.
Michael Beasley NY Ear TONIGHT? Beasley is practicing and should be all set to play on Thursday.
Avery Bradley LAC Groin DAY TO DAY Bradley is questionable for Thursday's game and if he can't play, Lou Williams will pick up more minutes and shots
De'Aaron Fox SAC Eye DAY TO DAY Fox is questionable for Thursday's game and if he can't play Garrett Temple will pick up minutes. 
Reggie Bullock DET Illness DAY TO DAY Consider him questionable for Friday's game and if he can't go, Stanley Johnson will pick up more playing time. 
John Henson MIL Hamstring DAY TO DAY Henson continues to deal with soreness in his Hamstring. Thon Maker and Tyler Zeller will grab 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
Tyson Chandler PHX Neck DAY TO DAY Chandler is still day to day and Alex Len and Marquese Chriss will pick up playing time if he can't go. 
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. 
Darren Collison IND Knee 1-2 Weeks Collison will miss another few games. 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 FRIDAY Gay will return on Friday.
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 FRIDAY Ariza will return on Friday.
Caris LeVert BKN Knee DAY TO DAY LeVert will miss Thursday's game. Joe Harris and Nik Stauskas will pick up playing time. 
Marcus Smart BOS Hand FRIDAY Smart will return on Friday.
Malcolm Brogdon MIL Quad 5-7 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 No Timetable Olynyk is not ready to return to action yet. James Johnson and Bam Adebayo will pick up more playing time. 
Jordan Bell GSW Ankle DAY TO DAY Bell is getting closer to returning to action but for now, Kevon Looney will pick up minutes while he's out.
Channing Frye LAL Appendix 3-4 Weeks Frye had an Appendectomy and will miss the next few weeks of action. Brook Lopez will see more playing time. 
Matthew Dellavedova MIL Ankle 4-6 Weeks With Delly out, 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, Emmanuel Mudiay and Frank Ntilikina will pick up more playing time.
Shane Larkin BOS Knee DAY TO DAY Larkin hasn't been able to practice and may need to rest another few games. Terry Rozier will pick up more playing time. 
Iman Shumpert SAC Foot No Timetable Shumpert has been hurt a lot this season and will most likely not see consistent minutes once he returns.
Rodney McGruder MIA Tibia DAY TO DAY McGruder's rehab is just about completed and he'll be back shortly after the All-Star break. He'll battle Josh Richardson and Wayne Ellington for minutes. 
Glenn Robinson III IND Ankle FRIDAY Robinson has been cleared to return to action and will be on a minutes limit.. 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 TONIGHT Payne will be on a minutes limit for the first few games and he'll compete for minutes against Jerian Grant
Jahlil Okafor BKN Calf DAY TO DAY Okafor was dealing with tightness prior to the All-Star break and we'll have to wait and see if he's ready to go on Thursday.
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 DAY TO DAY Noel is looking like he'll be back in the next game or two and he'll eat into Salah Mejri's playing time. 
Jonathan Isaac ORL Ankle Next Week Isaac will practice with the Magic's G-league team and play with them Friday which shows he's close. Mario Hezonja will continue to pick up PT.
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.
Torrey Craig DEN Hamstring DAY TO DAY We are waiting to see an update regarding his health, but should be active for Friday's game. 
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 Williams is making progress and could return in March. If he does come back, Williams will see minutes.
Okaro White ATL Foot No Timetable White got traded to the Hawks and still doesn't have a timetable to return.
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 2-3 Weeks Korkmaz is on the outside looking in when it comes to the Sixers rotation. 
Alex Abrines OKC Hip TONIGHT Abrines should be activated for Thursday's game. 
Skal Labissiere SAC Shoulder TONIGHT He's listed as probable for tonight's game marking his return to action.
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
Justin Anderson PHI Ankle DAY TO DAY Anderson sprained his Ankle and his status for Wednesday isn't looking good.  Marco Belinelli should be able to steal a few minutes.
Jawun Evans LAC Groin/Abs DAY TO DAY Evans is dealing with multiple injuries. He'll be on the outside of the Clippers rotation once he returns.. 
Frank Mason III SAC Foot TONIGHT Mason is listed as probable for tonight's game. He's returning to action. 
Malik Monk CHA Upper Body DAY TO DAY Monk got into a car accident and is experiencing soreness in his upper body. If he can't play Thursday, Jeremy Lamb will see more playing time.
Richard Jefferson DEN Wrist DAY TO DAY Jefferson is dealing with soreness and even when he returns, he won't see much action on the court. 
Tyler Cavanaugh ATL Ankle 1-2 Weeks He hasn't been able to practice yet and he's on the outside looking in when it comes to the Hawks rotation.
Patrick McCaw GSW Wrist 3-4 Weeks McCaw has a fractured Wrist and will need to miss time. Nick Young and Shaun Livingston will see more playing time. 
T.J. Leaf IND Ankle DAY TO DAY Leaf's on the outside looking into the Pacers rotation once he returns. 
Demetrius Jackson PHI Groin DAY TO DAY Jackson will not play on Thursday and won't see playing time once he's healthy. 
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