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Player   Status/Updated Notes
Alex Len C Prob Mon - Achilles - 1/20/19 Len is expected to play Monday against the Magic despite right Achilles tension.
Dewayne Dedmon C Prob Mon - Ankle - 1/20/19 Dedmon is dealing with left ankle soreness but is likely to suit up against the Magic on Monday.
Miles Plumlee C Early Feb - Knee - 1/20/19 Plumlee had a non-surgical procedure conducted on his left knee and is expected to remain out of the lineup until at least the start of February.
Kent Bazemore SG Early Feb - Ankle - 1/20/19 Bazemore sustained a sprained right ankle and is expected to remain out of action until the early part of February.
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Gordon Hayward SF Ques Mon - Personal - 1/19/19 Hayward was out the last game dealing with a personal matter and it is unknown if he will return Monday against the Heat.
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 Out Mon - Hamstring - 1/20/19 Dudley missed his fourth-consecutive game due to a left hamstring injury and will not return Monday against the Kings.
Dzanan Musa SG Early Feb - Shoulder - 1/20/19 Musa suffered a left shoulder subluxation and is likely to remain out of the lineup until the start of February.
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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Wendell Carter Jr. PF Mid April - Thumb - 1/20/19 Carter Jr. will undergo surgery to repair damaged ligaments 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 Out Mon - Foot - 1/20/19 Thompson has missed the last two games due to left foot soreness and will not play Monday against the Bulls.
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 Early Feb - Ankle - 1/20/19 Nwaba is sidelined with a left ankle sprain and is likely to remain out of the lineup until the early part of February.
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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DeAndre Jordan C Prob Mon - Ankle - 1/20/19 Jordan is expected to play Monday against the Bucks despite a left ankle sprain.
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.
Dennis Smith Jr. PG Out Mon - Illness - 1/20/19 Smith Jr. has sat out the previous five games with an illness and also concerns of his role with the team going forward. He is expected to return to action against the Clippers on Tuesday.
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Juancho Hernangomez PF Ques Wed - Abdominal - 1/19/19 Hernangomez has an abdominal strain and an unclear status Wednesday against the Jazz.
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 Mid Feb - Hip - 1/20/19 Thomas is recovering from a right hip surgery and is expected to remain out of action until sometime in February.
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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Ish Smith PG Ques Mon - Groin - 1/20/19 Smith missed the last game with right adductor tightness and his status for Monday's game against the Wizards is unclear.
Henry Ellenson PF Ques Mon - Ankle - 1/19/19 Ellenson is sidelined with a left ankle sprain and whether he returns for Monday's game against the Wizards is uncertain.
Andre Drummond C Out Mon - Concussion - 1/20/19 Drummond missed the last game after sustaining a concussion and will not be cleared in time for Monday's contest against the Wizards.
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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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Brandon Knight PG Ques Mon - Knee - 1/19/19 Knight has been held out of the past four games with left knee soreness and it is uncertain whether he will be back Monday against the 76ers.
Clint Capela C Late Feb - Thumb - 1/19/19 Capela had surgery to repair ligament damage in his right thumb and will likely need four-to-six weeks to recuperate.
Chris Paul PG Early Feb - Hamstring - 1/20/19 Paul suffered a Grade 2 left hamstring strain and is expected to remain sidelined until the early part of February.
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 Tues - Back - 1/20/19 Gallinari was held out of the the last game with lower-back spasms and it is undetermined if he will play Tuesday against the Mavericks.
Lou Williams SG Ques Tues - Hamstring - 1/20/19 Williams sat out his second-straight game with a sore right hamstring and it is unknown if he will suit up against the Mavericks on Tuesday.
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 Early Feb - Knee - 1/20/19 Mbah a Moute has been sidelined with a sore left knee and it is unclear if he will return to action before the start of February.
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Lonzo Ball PG Early March - Ankle - 1/20/19 Ball has been diagnosed with a Grade 3 left ankle sprain and is expected to miss four-to-six weeks.
Rajon Rondo PG Early Feb - Finger - 1/20/19 Rondo is recovering from right ring finger surgery and is expected to remain out of action until the start of February.
LeBron James SF Out Mon - Groin - 1/20/19 James is sidelined with a strained left groin and will not return to action Monday against the Warriors.
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Marc Gasol C Prob Mon - Back - 1/20/19 Gasol is hampered by back spasms but is expected to hit the court against the Pelicans on Monday.
Joakim Noah C Out Mon - Personal - 1/20/19 Noah missed the last game dealing with a personal matter and rejoin the lineup in time for Monday's contest against the Pelicans.
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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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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Donte DiVincenzo SG Prob Mon - Heel - 1/19/19 DiVincenzo has bursitis in his left heel but he will likely play Monday against the Mavericks.
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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 Early Feb - Finger - 1/19/19 Davis is sidelined by a left index finger sprain and is expected to miss one-to-two weeks of action.
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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.
Trey Burke PG Ques Mon - Illness - 1/20/19 Burke is ailing from an illness and it is unclear if he will play against the Thunder on Monday.
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 Early Feb - Knee - 1/20/19 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 at least the beginning of February.
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Aaron Gordon PF Ques Mon - Back - 1/20/19 Gordon missed the last game with soreness in his lower back and has an uncertain status for Monday's tilt against the Hawks.
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 Prob Mon - Back - 1/20/19 Embiid has been bothered by tightness in his back but is expected to be in the lineup Monday against the Rockets.
Jimmy Butler SG Ques Mon - Wrist - 1/20/19 Butler has a sore right wrist and his status for Monday's clash with the Rockets is up in the air.
Markelle Fultz PG Early Feb - Shoulder - 1/20/19 Fultz has been diagnosed with Thoracic outlet syndrome in his shooting shoulder and is likely to remain on the shelf until the early part of February.
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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Richaun Holmes PF Ques Tues - Foot - 1/20/19 Holmes was held out of the previous game with a sprained right foot and it it unclear if it will impede his status for Tuesday's clash against the Timberwolves.
Deandre Ayton C Ques Tues - Ankle - 1/20/19 Ayton sat out the last game with a sprained left ankle and it is unknown if he will be back in action against the Timberwolves on Tuesday.
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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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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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Fred VanVleet PG Ques Tues - Undisclosed - 1/20/19 VanVleet is suffering from an undisclosed injury and it has yet to be determined if he will be able to suit up for Tuesday's game against the Kings.
OG Anunoby SF Ques Tues - Personal - 1/19/19 Anunoby is away from the team due to a personal matter and whether he comes back for Tuesday's game against the Kings is uncertain.
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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Ricky Rubio PG Ques Mon - Hamstring - 1/20/19 Rubio has been sidelined due to a mild right hamstring strain and it is unclear if he will return to the lineup against the Trail Blazers on Monday.
Raul Neto PG Early Feb - Groin - 1/20/19 Neto has been held out of the lineup due to a left groin strain and is expected to sit out until at least the beginning of February.
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.
Dante Exum PG Early Feb - Ankle - 1/20/19 Exum suffered a left ankle sprain and is likely to stay on the shelf until the early part of February.
Thabo Sefolosha SF Early Feb - Hamstring - 1/20/19 Sefolosha suffered a right hamstring strain but is likely to return by the start of February.
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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.