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Player   Status/Updated Notes
Justin Anderson SG Ques Oct 17 - Shin - 9/20/18 Anderson is battling a left tibia injury and it is unclear if he will suit up in the season opener against the Knicks.
Dewayne Dedmon C Ques Oct 17 - Ankle - 9/4/18 Dedmon has sustained an avulsion fracture in his left ankle. It is unknown if he will be able to participate against the Knicks for the season opener.
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Jabari Bird SG Ques Oct 16 - Poss. Suspension - 9/9/18 Bird is facing potential league discipline for his role in an off-court incident. His status is unclear for the regular season opener against the 76ers.
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Rondae Hollis-Jefferson SF Prob Oct 17 - Hip - 9/19/18 Hollis-Jefferson is dealing with a left abductor strain but is expected to be ready for the season opener against the Pistons.
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No injuries to report.
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Omer Asik C Out indefinitely - Illness - 9/22/18 Asik is dealing with inflammatory arthritis and there is no definitive timetable for his return to the court.
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No injuries to report.
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No injuries to report.
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Isaiah Thomas PG Ques Oct 17 - Hip - 9/18/18 Thomas is nursing a lingering hip injury and it is unclear if he will play October 17 against the Clippers.
Michael Porter Jr. PF Ques Oct 17 - Back - 8/13/18 Porter Jr. is recovering from offseason back surgery to repair a herniated disc and it is uncertain if he will make his NBA debut against the Clippers in the season opener.
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Jon Leuer PF Prob Oct 17 - Knee - 8/19/18 Leuer had offseason surgery to repair a right knee injury but is likely to play against the Nets in the season opener.
Reggie Jackson PG Ques Oct 17 - Ankle - 9/20/18 Jackson had a minor procedure performed on his right ankle in the offseason and it is unclear if it will impede his availability on October 17 against the Nets.
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DeMarcus Cousins C Late Dec - Achilles - 9/18/18 Cousins is recuperating from a torn Achilles that ended his 2017-18 season but is aiming to return during the latter part of December.
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Brandon Knight PG Out indefinitely - Knee - 9/19/18 Knight had offseason left knee surgery and there is no timetable for recovery.
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No injuries to report.
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No injuries to report.
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Lonzo Ball PG Ques Oct 18 - Knee - 9/19/18 Ball is nursing an injured knee and it is unclear if he will participate in the season opener against the Trail Blazers.
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Jevon Carter PG Ques Oct 17 - Thumb - 8/14/18 Carter underwent surgery to repair a torn ligament in his right thumb and it is unclear if he will be ready for the season opener against the Pacers.
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Tyler Johnson SG Ques Oct 17 - Thumb - 8/13/18 Johnson is recuperating from an offseason left thumb surgery and his status for October 17 against the Magic is in question.
Dion Waiters SG Doub Oct 17 - Ankle - 9/18/18 Waiters is unlikely to play in the season opener against the Magic as he is still recovering from a surgery to repair his left ankle.
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No injuries to report.
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Justin Patton C Out indefinitely - Foot - 6/20/18 Patton is recovering from multiple foot surgeries and will miss an extended period of game action.
Player   Status/Updated Notes
No injuries to report.
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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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Russell Westbrook PG Doub Oct 16 - Knee - 9/20/18 Westbrook had arthroscopic right knee surgery and it is unlikely he will play in the season opener against the Warriors.
Andre Roberson SG Mid Dec - Knee - 8/26/18 Roberson is on the mend from a knee injury that cost him most of the 2017-18 season and is expected to remain sidelined until sometime in December.
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Jonathon Simmons SF Ques Oct 17 - Wrist - 8/27/18 Simmons is recovering from right wrist surgery and his status for the season opener against the Heat is unclear.
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Shake Milton PG Ques Oct 16 - Back - 8/13/18 Milton is recovering from a fracture in his back but is likely to be available against the Celtics in the season opener.
Zhaire Smith SG Late Dec - Foot - 9/18/18 Smith suffered a Jones fracture to his left foot and had surgery to repair the ailment. He is expected to make his season debut during the latter-part of December.
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Devin Booker SG Late Oct - Finger - 9/10/18 Booker underwent surgery to repair a fifth metacarpophalangeal joint in his right hand and is expected to miss six weeks.
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No injuries to report.
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Bogdan Bogdanovic SG Out indefinitely - Knee - 9/21/18 Bogdanovic requires minor knee surgery and will miss an unknown amount of time.
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No injuries to report.
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No injuries to report.
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Thabo Sefolosha SF Elig Oct 28 - Suspension - 8/13/18 Sefolosha has been suspended for five games due to violating the terms of the NBA/NBAPA Anti-Drug Program but is expected to make his season debut October 28 against the Mavericks.
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Jodie Meeks SG Elig Nov 28 - Suspension - 8/18/18 Meeks is currently serving a 25-game suspension that dates to the 2017-18 playoffs for violating the league's drug policy and has 19 games remaining. He is expected to make his season debut November 28 against the Pelicans.