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Player   Status/Updated Notes
Jeremy Lin PG Prob Sat - Back - 1/17/19 Lin missed the last game with soreness in his lower back but is likely to play against the Celtics on Saturday.
Dewayne Dedmon C Prob Sat - Ankle - 1/18/19 Dedmon has been held out of the previous two games due to a left ankle sprain but will likely take part in Saturday's matchup against the Celtics.
John Collins PF Ques Sat - Illness - 1/18/19 Collins is dealing with possible bronchitis that provides an uncertain status for Saturday's game against the Celtics.
Trae Young PG Ques Sat - Illness - 1/18/19 Young is battling flu-like symptoms and has an unclear status Saturday against the Celtics.
Miles Plumlee C Late Jan - Knee - 1/7/19 Plumlee had a non-surgical procedure conducted on his left knee and is expected to miss at least two weeks.
Kent Bazemore SG Late Jan - Ankle - 1/11/19 Bazemore sustained a sprained right ankle and is expected to remain out of action until the latter part of January.
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Jabari Bird SG Out indefinitely - Personal - 10/27/18 Bird is dealing with a personal matter and it is unclear when he will make his season debut.
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Jared Dudley SF Ques Mon - Hamstring - 1/18/19 Dudley missed his fourth-consecutive game due to a left hamstring injury and whether he returns Monday against the Kings is unclear.
Dzanan Musa SG Late Jan - Shoulder - 1/13/19 Musa suffered a left shoulder subluxation and is likely to remain out of the lineup until the end of January.
Allen Crabbe SG Out indefinitely - Knee - 1/3/19 Crabbe is sidelined with a sore right knee and it is unknown when he will return to the lineup.
Caris LeVert SG Mid Feb - Foot - 11/13/18 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.
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Cody Zeller C Mid Feb - Hand - 1/3/19 Zeller sustained a fractured right hand and will miss six-to-eight weeks.
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Shaquille Harrison PG Ques Sat - Illness - 1/18/19 Harrison is sick and it is unclear if he will hit the court Saturday against the Heat.
Wendell Carter Jr. PF Out Sat - Thumb - 1/18/19 Carter Jr. has a sprained left thumb and also a left knee injury. He will not play Saturday against the Heat.
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 Ques Sat - Foot - 1/19/19 Thompson missed the last game due to left foot soreness and it is unclear if he will play Saturday against the Nuggets.
Larry Nance Jr. PF Early Feb - Knee - 1/10/19 Nance has a sprained MCL in his right knee and is expected to miss two-to-four weeks of action.
David Nwaba SG Late Jan - Ankle - 1/11/19 Nwaba is sidelined with a left ankle sprain but is likely to return sometime before the latter part of January.
John Henson PF Out indefinitely - Wrist - 12/7/18 Henson is recovering from wrist surgery to repair a torn ligament. Although he will miss an extended period of time, it is expected that he will return sometime near the end of the season.
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.
Kevin Love PF Mid Feb - Foot - 1/8/19 Love underwent surgery on his left big toe and is not expected to return until around the All-Star break.
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Wesley Matthews SG Ques Sat - Wrist - 1/18/19 Matthews has a right wrist sprain and his status for Saturday's game against the Pacers is unclear.
Dennis Smith Jr. PG Doub Sat - Illness - 1/19/19 Smith Jr. has sat out the previous four games with mid-back tightness and now ailing from an illness. It is unlikely he will return against the Pacers on Saturday or the Bucks on Monday.
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.
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Will Barton SG Prob Sat - Personal - 1/18/19 Barton missed the last game due to a personal matter but he is likely to rejoin the team in time for Saturday's clash against the Cavaliers.
Juancho Hernangomez PF Ques Sat - Abdominal - 1/18/19 Hernangomez has an abdominal strain and an unclear status Saturday against the Cavaliers.
Jarred Vanderbilt SF Out indefinitely - Foot - 10/16/18 Vanderbilt is recuperating from right foot surgery and there is no timetable for return.
Isaiah Thomas PG Late Jan - Hip - 1/11/19 Thomas is recovering from a right hip surgery and is expected to remain out of action until at least the end of January.
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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Jon Leuer PF Ques Sat - Illness - 1/18/19 Leuer is hampered by an illness and missed the last game. His status Saturday against the Kings is uncertain.
Ish Smith PG Ques Sat - Thigh - 1/18/19 Smith left the last game with adductor tightness and his status for Saturday's game against the Kings is unclear.
Andre Drummond C Ques Sat - Face - 1/18/19 Drummond left the last game after taking an elbow to the face and a return to action Saturday against the Kings is not certain.
Khyri Thomas SG Ques Sat - Back - 1/18/19 Thomas sat out the last two games with lower-back soreness and his status Saturday against the Kings is uncertain.
Henry Ellenson PF Ques Sat - Ankle - 1/18/19 Ellenson is sidelined with a left ankle sprain and it is uncertain if he will return to the lineup against the Kings on Saturday.
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Damian Jones C out for season - Pectoral - 12/9/18 Jones is recovering from surgery to repair a torn left pectoral muscle and it is likely he will miss the remainder of the season.
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James Ennis III SF Prob Sat - Calf - 1/18/19 Ennis III sat out the previous game due to a lacerated left calf but it is expected he will suit up against the Lakers on Saturday.
Eric Gordon SG Prob Sat - Knee - 1/17/19 Gordon was lifted from the last game due to a sore knee but it is not expected to impede his status for Saturday's contest against the Lakers.
Clint Capela C Late Feb - Thumb - 1/17/19 Capela had surgery to repair the ligament damage in his right thumb and will likely need four-to-six weeks to recuperate.
Brandon Knight PG Out Sat - Knee - 1/18/19 Knight has been held out of the past three games with left knee soreness and will not return Saturday against the Lakers.
Chris Paul PG Late Jan - Hamstring - 1/7/19 Paul suffered a Grade 2 left hamstring strain and is expected to remain sidelined until the latter part of January.
Carmelo Anthony SF Out indefinitely - Coach's Decision - 1/4/19 Anthony is away from the team while the head office determines his future with the organization.
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No injuries to report.
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Danilo Gallinari SF Ques Sun - Back - 1/19/19 Gallinari left the last game with back spasms and whether he returns to action Sunday against the Spurs is unclear.
Lou Williams SG Out Sun - Hamstring - 1/19/19 Williams sat out the last game with a sore right hamstring. He will not play against the Spurs on Sunday or be available for Tuesday's contest versus the Mavericks.
Milos Teodosic PG Out indefinitely - Knee - 1/17/19 Teodosic has been held out of action due to knee tendinitis and it is unknown when he will rejoin the lineup.
Luc Mbah a Moute PF Late Jan - Knee - 1/11/19 Mbah a Moute has been sidelined with a sore left knee but is expected to return to action before the end of January.
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Rajon Rondo PG Late Jan - Finger - 1/1/19 Rondo is recovering from right ring finger surgery and is expected to miss four weeks of action.
LeBron James SF Out Sat - Groin - 1/18/19 James is sidelined with a strained left groin and it is undetermined if he will return to action Monday against the Warriors.
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Kyle Anderson SF Mid Feb - Ankle - 1/13/19 Anderson sustained a Grade 2 left ankle sprain and is expected to miss two-to-four weeks.
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.
Chandler Parsons SF Out indefinitely - Knee - 1/8/19 Parsons is battling right knee soreness and will remain away from the team until management can figure out his future with the organization.
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Josh Richardson SG Ques Sat - Illness - 1/18/19 Richardson missed the last game while battling an illness and has an uncertain status Saturday against the Bulls.
Goran Dragic PG Mid Feb - Knee - 1/1/19 Dragic is expected to miss six-to-eight weeks recovering from arthroscopic right knee surgery.
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Tony Snell SG Prob Sat - Thumb - 1/18/19 Snell was lifted from the last game due to a right thumb injury but he is likely to be in Saturday's lineup against the Magic.
Donte DiVincenzo SG Ques Sat - Heel - 1/18/19 DiVincenzo has bursitis in his left heel and whether he will play Saturday against the Magic is unclear.
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Tyus Jones PG Out indefinitely - Ankle - 1/15/19 Jones is sidelined with a left high-ankle sprain and will miss an undetermined length of time.
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 Ques Mon - Finger - 1/19/19 Davis injured two of his fingers on his left hand last game and his status for Monday's matchup versus the Grizzlies is unknown.
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Enes Kanter C Prob Mon - Personal - 1/19/19 Kanter has sat out the past three games due to an illness and a personal-related matter. It is expected he will return Monday against the Thunder.
Kristaps Porzingis PF Mid Feb - Knee - 6/20/18 Porzingis is recovering from surgery to repair a torn ACL in his left knee and is not expected to return until sometime in February.
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Alex Abrines SG Out indefinitely - Personal - 1/2/19 Abrines is away from the team due to a personal matter and it is unknown when he will return to the lineup.
Andre Roberson SG Late Jan - Knee - 1/11/19 Roberson is recovering from offseason knee surgery and is also suffering from a small avulsion in his left knee. He is expected to remain sidelined until the end of January.
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Aaron Gordon PF Ques Sat - Back - 1/18/19 Gordon left the last game with back tightness and has an uncertain status Saturday against the Bucks.
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 Ques Sat - Back - 1/18/19 Embiid has back tightness and an unclear status Saturday against the Thunder.
Markelle Fultz PG Late Jan - Shoulder - 1/11/19 Fultz has been diagnosed with Thoracic outlet syndrome in his shooting shoulder and is likely to remain on the shelf until the latter part of January.
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.
Zhaire Smith SG Out indefinitely - Foot - 9/27/18 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.
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Jamal Crawford SG Ques Sat - Knee - 1/17/19 Crawford has missed the past three games due to a sore left knee and it is unclear if he will return to action Saturday against the Hornets.
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Caleb Swanigan PF Ques Mon - Knee - 1/18/19 Swanigan has a right knee injury that kept him out of the last game. His status Monday against the Jazz is uncertain.
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No injuries to report.
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DeMar DeRozan SG Prob Sun - Undisclosed - 1/19/19 DeRozan missed the last game for an unknown reason but will likely return for Sunday's game against the Clippers.
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.
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OG Anunoby SF Out Sat - Personal - 1/18/19 Anunoby is away from the team due to a personal matter and will not rejoin the lineup Saturday against the Grizzlies.
Jonas Valanciunas C Mid Feb - Thumb - 1/9/19 Valanciunas is recovering from surgery to repair a dislocated left thumb and is four weeks away from returning.
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Raul Neto PG Late Jan - Groin - 1/15/19 Neto will be held out of the lineup due to a left groin strain and will be re-evaluated during the latter part of January.
Tony Bradley C Early Feb - Knee - 1/8/19 Bradley is expected to miss one month of action after having minor surgery to repair his right knee.
Ricky Rubio PG Late Jan - Hamstring - 1/16/19 Rubio is expected to miss two weeks of action due to a mild right hamstring strain.
Dante Exum PG Late Jan - Ankle - 1/15/19 Exum suffered a left ankle sprain and a further analysis on his condition will take place in two weeks.
Thabo Sefolosha SF Late Jan - Hamstring - 1/16/19 Sefolosha suffered a right hamstring strain and is likely to be absent from the lineup for 10-to-12 days.
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John Wall PG out for season - Heel - 12/30/18 Wall is expected to miss the remainder of the season after undergoing heel surgery.
Markieff Morris PF Mid Feb - Back - 1/3/19 Morris is sidelined with transient cervical neuropraxia causing stiffness in his upper-back and neck. He is expected to miss at least six weeks of action.
Dwight Howard C Late Feb - Back - 12/3/18 Howard had surgery performed on his lower back to relieve pain shooting down to his gluteal muscles and is expected to miss two-to-three months.