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John Collins PF Elig Dec 23 - Suspension - 11/5/19 Collins is serving a 25-game suspension for violating the league's policy on performance-enhancing drugs. He is expected to be reinstated Dec. 23 versus the Cavaliers.
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Tacko Fall C Ques Wed - Knee - 12/12/19 Fall missed the last game with a right knee contusion, and his status for Wednesday's matchup against the Mavericks is in question.
Marcus Smart PG Ques Wed - Eye - 12/12/19 Smart has been held out of the previous three games with a left eye infection and flu-like symptoms. It is unknown if he will draw back into the lineup against the Mavericks on Wednesday.
Robert Williams III C Ques Wed - Hip - 12/12/19 Williams III has sat out the past three games with a sore left hip, and it is unclear if he will return Wednesday versus the Mavericks.
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Nicolas Claxton PF Ques Sat - Hamstring - 12/11/19 Claxton was absent from the lineup during the previous game with left hamstring soreness, and it is uncertain if he will suit up Saturday against the Raptors.
Kyrie Irving PG Late Dec - Shoulder - 12/10/19 Irving is sidelined due to a right shoulder impingement. He is expected to be absent from the lineup until at least the latter part of December.
Caris LeVert SG Late Dec - Thumb - 11/14/19 LeVert had surgery to repair ligament damage in his right thumb, and he is expected to need four to six weeks to recover.
Wilson Chandler SF Elig Sat - Suspension - 12/9/19 Chandler has been given a 25-game suspension for violating the league's policy on performance-enhancing drugs. He is expected to be reinstated Saturday against the 76ers.
Kevin Durant SF out for season - Achilles - 9/24/19 Durant is expected to sit out the entire 2019-20 season while rehabbing from surgery to repair a torn right Achilles tendon.
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Malik Monk SG Prob Fri - Finger - 12/12/19 Monk missed the last game with discomfort in his right pinky finger, but it is likely that he will take the court for Friday's matchup versus the Hornets.
Nicolas Batum SG Doub Fri - Hand - 12/12/19 Batum sat out the last game with left hand discomfort, and it is unlikely that he will face the Bulls on Friday.
Marvin Williams PF Out Fri - Knee - 12/12/19 Williams has been held out the past three games with right knee soreness, and he will not return Friday against the Bulls.
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Denzel Valentine SG Prob Fri - Ankle - 12/12/19 Valentine is expected to play Friday against the Hornets despite lingering soreness from a previous ankle surgery.
Wendell Carter Jr. C Prob Fri - Abdominal - 12/12/19 Carter is likely to suit up against the Hornets on Friday despite a left abdominal surgery, tailbone contusion and a head contusion.
Zach LaVine PG Prob Fri - Shoulder - 12/12/19 LaVine is battling a right shoulder strain, but he is projected to be in Friday's lineup versus the Hornets.
Ryan Arcidiacono PG Prob Fri - Elbow - 12/12/19 Arcidiacono is dealing with a right elbow sprain, but it is anticipated that he will face the Hornets on Friday.
Kris Dunn PG Prob Fri - Knee - 12/12/19 Dunn has patellar tendinitis in his right knee, but he is projected to line up versus the Hornets on Friday.
Tomas Satoransky SG Prob Fri - Toe - 12/12/19 Satoransky is nursing turf toe on his left foot, but it is not expected to impede his status for Friday's matchup with the Hornets.
Chandler Hutchison SF Out indefinitely - Shoulder - 12/10/19 Hutchison is sidelined with a right shoulder sprain and an illness. There is no timetable for recovery.
Cristiano Felicio PF Early Jan - Wrist - 11/12/19 Felicio suffered a non-displaced fracture of the trapezoid bone in his right wrist, and it is expected that he will be out four to eight weeks.
Otto Porter Jr. SF Early Jan - Foot - 12/10/19 Porter is sidelined with a left foot fracture. He is expected to miss an additional four weeks.
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Dylan Windler SG Late Dec - Shin - 12/10/19 Windler is expected to be out of commission until the end of December due to a left tibial stress reaction.
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Delon Wright PG Ques Sat - Groin - 12/13/19 Wright has been held out of the previous two games with a right adductor strain, and it is uncertain if he will be in Saturday's lineup versus the Heat.
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Paul Millsap PF Ques Sat - Quadricep - 12/13/19 Millsap exited the last game with right quadriceps tightness, and it is uncertain if he will suit up Saturday versus the Thunder.
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Khyri Thomas SG Late Dec - Foot - 11/13/19 Thomas is recovering from surgery on the fifth metatarsal of his right foot and is expected to miss at least six weeks.
Reggie Jackson PG Early Jan - Spine - 11/21/19 Jackson has a stress reaction in his left lumbar spine but is likely to return by the beginning of January.
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Draymond Green PF Out Fri - Rest - 12/12/19 Green will not play Friday against the Jazz as he is to be rested.
Eric Paschall PF Out Fri - Hip - 12/13/19 Paschall will not take part in Friday's matchup with the Jazz due to a sore left hip.
Stephen Curry PG Early Feb - Hand - 11/3/19 Curry is expected to need three months to recover from surgery on the second metacarpal on his left hand.
Klay Thompson SG out for season - Knee - 10/22/19 Thompson is recovering from a torn ACL in his left knee and is expected to miss the entire 2019-20 season.
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Austin Rivers PG Prob Fri - Flu - 12/13/19 Rivers has been held out of the past two games with flu-like symptoms, but it is projected that he will suit up for Friday's contest versus the Magic.
Tyson Chandler C Out Fri - Illness - 12/13/19 Chandler missed his third consecutive game due to illness, and he will not return Friday against the Magic.
Eric Gordon SG Late Dec - Knee - 11/12/19 Gordon is expected to miss six weeks after having arthroscopic right knee surgery.
Gerald Green SG Early May - Foot - 11/12/19 Green is expected to miss six months after having surgery to repair a left cuneiform fracture.
Nene C Out indefinitely - Groin - 11/1/19 Nene is sidelined with a left adductor strain, and there is currently no timetable for return.
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JaKarr Sampson PF Out indefinitely - Back - 12/10/19 Sampson is out of commission due to lower-back soreness, and there is not timetable for recovery.
Victor Oladipo SG Late Dec - Knee - 12/10/19 Oladipo is healing from a ruptured quadriceps tendon in his right knee that cost him most of the 2018-19 season. He is expected to be sidelined until the end of December.
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Rodney McGruder SG Prob Fri - Hamstring - 12/11/19 McGruder has been out of the lineup due to a right hamstring strain, but he is expected to return Friday versus the Timberwolves.
Lou Williams SG Out Fri - Calf - 12/13/19 Williams will not suit up against the Timberwolves on Friday due to a sore right calf.
Patrick Beverley PG Out Fri - Concussion - 12/12/19 Beverley left the previous game with a concussion, and he will not be cleared in time for Friday's tilt versus the Timberwolves.
JaMychal Green PF Out Fri - Tailbone - 12/13/19 Green has missed the past two games due to a tailbone contusion, and he will not play against the Timberwolves on Friday.
Landry Shamet PG Out indefinitely - Ankle - 11/13/19 Shamet is sidelined with a Grade 2 left high-ankle sprain, and it is unclear when he will return to the lineup.
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Avery Bradley SG Prob Fri - Leg - 12/12/19 Bradley is expected to play Friday versus the Heat after healing form a hairline fracture in his right leg.
Anthony Davis PF Prob Fri - Shoulder - 12/12/19 Davis is projected to be in Friday's lineup versus the Heat despite soreness in his right shoulder.
Rajon Rondo PG Prob Fri - Hamstring - 12/13/19 Rondo missed his second consecutive game with a left hamstring strain, but it is projected that he will suit up for Friday's contest against the Heat.
Kyle Kuzma PF Out Fri - Ankle - 12/13/19 Kuzma sat out the previous game with a left ankle sprain, and he will not face the Heat on Friday.
DeMarcus Cousins C Out indefinitely - Knee - 10/28/19 Cousins suffered a torn ACL in his right knee. It is unknown if he will make his season debut if the team makes the playoffs.
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Ja Morant PG Out Fri - Back - 12/12/19 Morant will not be available for Friday's contest against the Bucks due to back maintenance.
Brandon Clarke PF Out Fri - Oblique - 12/12/19 Clarke will not suit up Friday versus the Bucks due to left oblique maintenance.
Grayson Allen SG Out Fri - Ankle - 12/12/19 Allen was absent from the lineup during the previous game due to right ankle soreness, and it will impede his status for Friday's contest against the Bucks.
Andre Iguodala SG Out indefinitely - Personal - 10/2/19 Iguodala will not report to the team as both parties have agreed to explore a trade.
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Tyler Herro SG Ques Fri - Illness - 12/12/19 Herro is ailing from an illness, and it is undetermined if he will take the court against the Lakers on Friday.
James Johnson PF Ques Fri - Illness - 12/10/19 Johnson was absent from the lineup during the previous game due to an illness. It remains to be seen if he will face the Lakers on Friday.
Justise Winslow SF Out Fri - Back - 12/12/19 Winslow has sat out the last three games with a lower-back strain, and he will not suit up against the Lakers on Friday.
Goran Dragic PG Out Fri - Groin - 12/12/19 Dragic has missed the past five games due to a right groin strain, and he will not return to action Friday against the Lakers.
Udonis Haslem PF Out indefinitely - Illness - 12/4/19 Haslem is out of commission with an illness, and it is uncertain when he will return to the court.
Dion Waiters SG Elig Dec 27 - Suspension - 12/12/19 Waiters has been suspended six games for failing to adhere to team policies, violating team rules and continued insubordination. He is likely to be reinstated in time for Dec. 27 versus the Pacers.
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Giannis Antetokounmpo SF Ques Fri - Quadricep - 12/12/19 Antetokounmpo sat out the previous game due to soreness in his right quadriceps. It is undetermined if he will suit up against the Grizzlies on Friday.
Kyle Korver SG Out Fri - Back - 12/12/19 Korver will not play against the Grizzlies on Friday due to a sore back.
Dragan Bender PF Out Fri - Ankle - 12/12/19 Bender has been absent from the lineup during the past two games with a right ankle sprain, and he will not be a participant in Friday's tilt against the Grizzlies.
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Jeff Teague PG Ques Fri - Ankle - 12/12/19 Teague is experiencing soreness in his left ankle, and it is unclear if he will play against the Clippers on Friday.
Keita Bates-Diop SF Ques Fri - Illness - 12/11/19 Bates-Diop sat out the previous game with an illness, and it is uncertain if he will suit up Friday versus the Clippers.
Jake Layman SF Out indefinitely - Toe - 12/5/19 Layman is sidelined due to a left toe sprain, and team officials have yet to provide a return date.
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Derrick Favors PF Out indefinitely - Personal - 12/11/19 Favors is sidelined due to a personal issue and is without a timetable for return.
Zion Williamson PF Late Dec - Knee - 12/4/19 Williamson will likely be out of action until at least the end of December after having surgery to repair a torn meniscus in his right knee.
Darius Miller SF out for season - Achilles - 10/21/19 Miller is recovering from surgery to repair a ruptured right Achilles tendon and is expected to miss the entire 2019-20 season.
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Dennis Smith Jr. PG Prob Fri - Illness - 12/12/19 Smith Jr. missed the last game due to an illness, but he is likely to play against the Kings on Friday.
Allonzo Trier SG Doub Fri - Concussion - 12/13/19 Trier is experiencing concussion-like symptoms and is not expected to suit up for Friday's matchup versus the Kings.
Wayne Ellington SG Out Fri - Achilles - 12/12/19 Ellington missed his third consecutive game due to a sore left Achilles tendon, and he will not return Friday versus the Kings.
Reggie Bullock SG Late Dec - Neck - 12/10/19 Bullock is recovering from surgery for a cervical disc herniation and is expected to be out of action until at least the end of December.
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Terrance Ferguson SG Out Sat - Hip - 12/13/19 Ferguson missed his fourth straight game due to right hip soreness, and he will not return to the lineup Saturday versus the Nuggets.
Hamidou Diallo SG Early Jan - Elbow - 11/25/19 Diallo will spend four to six weeks out of the lineup with a right elbow hyperextension sprain.
Andre Roberson SG Out indefinitely - Knee - 11/4/19 Roberson is sidelined while recovering from a left knee surgery that plagued him for the entire 2018-19 season. It is uncertain when he will make his season debut.
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Markelle Fultz PG Ques Fri - Illness - 12/13/19 Fultz was held out of the previous game with an illness, and it is unknown if he will be available against the Magic on Friday.
Nikola Vucevic C Ques Fri - Ankle - 12/13/19 Vucevic is sidelined due to a right lateral ankle sprain, and it is unclear if he will return to action Friday versus the Rockets.
Al-Farouq Aminu SF Out indefinitely - Knee - 12/1/19 Aminu sustained a torn meniscus in his right knee, and he will miss an extended period.
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Al Horford C Out Fri - Hamstring - 12/13/19 Horford was absent from the lineup during the previous game with left knee soreness and left hamstring tightness. He will not be available for Friday's contest against the Pelicans.
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Devin Booker SG Prob Sat - Wrist - 12/12/19 Booker has a right wrist contusion but is expected to be available against the Spurs on Saturday.
Deandre Ayton C Elig Mon - Suspension - 12/10/19 Ayton has been handed a 25-game suspension for violating the league's Anti-Drug Program. He is expected to be reinstated in time for Monday's tilt against the Trail Blazers.
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Nassir Little SF Ques Mon - Back - 12/13/19 Little sat out the previous game with back spasms, and it is unknown if he will be available for Monday's battle against the Suns.
Rodney Hood SG out for season - Achilles - 12/8/19 Hood tore his left Achilles tendon and is expected to miss the remainder of the 2019-20 season.
Zach Collins PF Early March - Shoulder - 11/5/19 Collins will be out for at least four months after having surgery to repair a dislocated left shoulder.
Jusuf Nurkic C Mid Feb - Leg - 12/12/19 Nurkic is recovering from surgeries to repair compact fractures in both his left tibia and fibula. He is expected to be out of action until the All-Star break.
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Cory Joseph PG Prob Fri - Back - 12/12/19 Joseph is expected to suit up against the Knicks on Friday despite lower-back soreness.
De'Aaron Fox PG Late Dec - Ankle - 12/10/19 Fox is sidelined with a Grade 3 left ankle sprain and is likely to be out of action until at least the latter part of December.
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No injuries to report.
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Fred VanVleet PG Doub Sat - Knee - 12/13/19 VanVleet has sat out the last two games due to a right knee contusion, and it is unlikely that he will be available for Saturday's tilt versus the Nets.
Matt Thomas SG Late Dec - Finger - 11/26/19 Thomas is out of commission due to distal phalanx fracture to the left ring finger. He is expected to miss four weeks.
Stanley Johnson SF Late Dec - Groin - 12/10/19 Johnson has a stress reaction in his left groin and is expected to be out until at least the end of December.
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Tony Bradley C Out Fri - Illness - 12/13/19 Bradley is ailing from an illness and will not take the court for Friday's contest against the Warriors.
Mike Conley PG Out Fri - Hamstring - 12/12/19 Conley has sat out the previous four games with left hamstring tightness, and he will not return to action Friday versus the Warriors.
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Isaac Bonga SG Ques Sat - Head - 12/10/19 Bonga left the last game with a head injury, and it is unclear if he will draw back into the lineup Saturday against the Grizzlies.
Moritz Wagner PF Out Sat - Ankle - 12/13/19 Wagner has a sore ankle, and he will not suit up against the Grizzlies on Saturday.
Jordan McRae SG Late Dec - Finger - 12/5/19 McRae had a pin extracted from his right ring finger and is likely to be out of the lineup for at least two weeks.
Isaiah Thomas PG Late Dec - Calf - 12/10/19 Thomas is idle with a left calf strain but is likely to return by the latter part of December.
Thomas Bryant C Late Dec - Foot - 12/3/19 Bryant is projected to miss at least three weeks due to a stress reaction in his right foot.
CJ Miles SG out for season - Wrist - 12/9/19 Miles is expected to miss the remainder of the season while recovering from surgery to repair ligament damage in his left wrist.
John Wall PG out for season - Achilles - 7/22/19 Wall has undergone surgery to repair a ruptured left Achilles tendon and is expected to miss the entire 2019-20 season.