NBA Injuries

Updated Pos Name Rating Team Status Body Part Injury Details
7:20 pm UTC, 5/12 PG Shane Larkin
70
BOS Shoulder Boston Celtics guard Shane Larkin (shoulder) has been ruled out for Games 1 & 2 of the series versus the Cavaliers. He did not practice on Friday and will miss "at least part of the series", according to head coach Brad Stevens. He was logging in minutes in the teens before his injury. Marcus Smart and Terry Rozier will fill the void while Larkin is out.
10:40 pm UTC, 5/10 PG Shane Larkin
70
BOS Shoulder Boston Celtics guard Shane Larkin (shoulder) is not expected to play in the upcoming playoff series versus the Cleveland Cavaliers. Boston GM Danny Ainge said the team is planning on not having Larkin available for the entire Cavs series. The Celtics are hoping that Larkin could return before the end of the series, but that seems like a bit of a stretch right now. He was averaging 15 minutes a game through the playoffs before the injury. Terry Rozier and Marcus Smart will split up those minutes now.
10:45 pm UTC, 5/9 PG Shane Larkin
70
BOS Shoulder Boston Celtics guard Shane Larkin (shoulder) has been ruled out for Game 5 versus the Philadelphia 76ers on Wednesday. Head coach Brad Stevens said Larkin will be out on Wednesday and out for the "foreseeable future." They do not plan to have surgery at the moment, but that option has not been ruled out yet. Terry Rozier and Marcus Smart will see all the minutes they can handle going forward.
11:00 pm UTC, 5/8 PG Shane Larkin
70
BOS Shoulder Boston Celtics guard Shane Larkin (shoulder) is questionable for Game 5 versus the Philadelphia 76ers on Wednesday. He suffered a shoulder injury during the first half of Monday's loss. He did not return to Game 4, but there is a chance that he's back on the court for Wednesday's contest. Head coach Brad Stevens said he'll have more information after shootaround on Wednesday.
6:34 pm UTC, 5/4 SG Patrick McCaw
74
GS Back Golden State Warriors guard/forward Patrick McCaw (back) is expected to miss four more weeks of action. It does not sound like McCaw is going to take the court during this postseason. He's making progress, but this is not the type of issue that he can play though. This does not mean too much for the Warriors rotation. Nick Young will likely continue to see increased playing time.
6:35 pm UTC, 4/20
Indiana Pacers guard Joe Young (illness) is listed as questionable for Game 3 versus the Cleveland Cavaliers on Friday. Young did not play in the first two games of this series. Darren Collison and Cory Joseph are ahead of Young in the rotation, so he does not see much playing time usually. Young did have seven points, two rebounds and one assist in 22 minutes during the Pacers regular season finale. He could see some playing time if the game is a blowout, but DFS owners should not bother with Young.
7:46 pm UTC, 4/16 SF Andre Iguodala
77
GS Knee Golden State Warriors guard/forward Andre Iguodala (knee) is fully expected to play in Game 2 versus the San Antonio Spurs on Monday. He suffered a minor leg injury and went to the locker room just before the half. Iggy did start in the second half and his playing time would've likely been higher, but the Spurs were not able to keep the game very close. He will be fully expected to play on Monday and could see minutes in the 30s, but it depends on how the game plays out.
11:16 pm UTC, 4/3 PG Chris Paul
89
HOU Hip Houston Rockets point guard Chris Paul (hip) will start Tuesday night against the Washington Wizards. Paul has missed five of his last six games with a nagging hip injury, but he feels good to get back into game action on Tuesday. Paul will take his usual starting role alongside MVP front-runner James Harden. There have been no restrictions reported for Paul, but he could be given extra rest during the game as the Rockets gear up for the playoffs.
8:17 pm UTC, 4/3 PG Chris Paul
Q
89
HOU Questionable Hip Houston Rockets point guard Chris Paul (hip) is questionable for Tuesday's game against the Washington Wizards. Paul has missed two straight games and four out of the last five contests. Head coach Mike D'Antoni said on Sunday that he expected Paul to be able to return for Tuesday's matchup. The Rockets have been cautious with Paul lately since they aren't playing for anything. Eric Gordon would return to the bench and Gerald Green's minutes would likely reduce into the teens if Paul returns on Tuesday.
7:51 pm UTC, 4/3 PG Shane Larkin
70
BOS Probable Knee Boston Celtics guard Terry Rozier (ankle) has been ruled out for Tuesday's game against the Milwaukee Bucks. Rozier said he was "for sure" going to play on Monday and was listed as probable after shootaround. However, Rozier will join teammates Kyrie Irving (knee) and Shane Larkin (illness) on the sidelines for Tuesday's contest. Head coach Brad Stevens is going to need to get creative with his rotations at the guard position. Kadeem Allen and Abdel Nader should see plenty of playing time while Jayson Tatum and Al Horford will handle the ball more than usual.
7:52 pm UTC, 3/30 PG Chris Paul
89
HOU Houston Rockets point guard Chris Paul (hip) is questionable for Friday's game against the Phoenix Suns. Paul has missed three of the Rockets last four contests, but that was due to a hamstring issue. The Rockets are not playing for anything at this point and can afford to be cautious with their players. There is a good chance that the Rockets play it safe and rest Paul against the struggling Suns. Eric Gordon would continue to see increased playing time and would be worth using in DFS.
5:23 pm UTC, 3/25 PG Chris Paul
89
HOU Houston Rockets point guard Chris Paul (hamstring) has been ruled out for Sunday's game against the Atlanta Hawks. He's missed the last two games due to a hamstring strain, but it does not appear to be serious. The Rockets are taking the cautious approach and making sure Paul is 100 percent before letting him back on the court. Gerald Green and Eric Gordon will continue to see increased playing time and usage with Paul sidelined. Gordon offers the more upside and is worth considering in DFS on Sunday.
7:27 pm UTC, 3/24 PG Chris Paul
89
HOU Houston Rockets point guard Chris Paul (hamstring) is questionable for Saturday's game against the New Orleans Pelicans. Head coach Mike D'Antoni said Paul was doubtful for Saturday's contest and he was "not certain" about Paul's status for Sunday's game versus Atlanta. The Rockets have basically locked up the No. 1 seed in the West, so they can afford to be cautious with injuries. Gerald Green and Eric Gordon would see increased playing time if Paul is out on Saturday.
8:58 pm UTC, 3/22 PG Chris Paul
89
HOU Houston Rockets point guard Chris Paul (hamstring) is listed as questionable for Thursday's game against the Detroit Pistons. The Rockets plan to rest Paul as a precaution, according to Tim MacMahon. It would not be surprising to see the Rockets play it safe and let Paul rest his hamstring. Eric Gordon and Gerald Green would see a boost in playing time if Paul does sit out of Thursday's contest. Owners should check back closer to game time just in case Paul's status changes.
9:04 pm UTC, 3/20 PG Kyrie Irving
89
BOS Boston Celtics guard Kyrie Irving (knee) has been ruled out for Tuesday's game against the Oklahoma City Thunder. Head coach Brad Stevens made it clear on Sunday that they won't bring Irving back until he's 100 percent. Irving will be sidelined for his fourth straight contest and it's unclear how much longer he'll be out. Terry Rozier and Jayson Tatum will continue to be very busy and are both solid fantasy options. Greg Monroe should see more minutes and shots coming his way as well.
6:31 pm UTC, 3/18 PG Kyrie Irving
89
BOS Boston Celtics guard Kyrie Irving (knee) is questionable for Sunday's game against the New Orleans Pelicans. Irving has missed two straight games and three of his last five contests. The Celtics are in good position for the playoffs, so they can afford to be cautious with Irving. Terry Rozier and Jayson Tatum have been playing big minutes and have seen heavier usage with Irving sidelined. Owners will need to check back closer to game time for more information. Rozier and Tatum will be solid DFS options if Irving is sidelined again.
6:56 pm UTC, 3/14 PG Kyrie Irving
89
BOS Boston Celtics guard Kyrie Irving (knee) has been ruled out for Wednesday's game against the Washington Wizards. Irving is not expected to play at all this week. Marcus Smart (thumb) and Jaylen Brown (concussion) will join Irving on the sideline for Wednesday's contest. Al Horford (illness) is questionable, so the Celtics could be very short-handed for this contest. Terry Rozier is going to be heavily involved in the offense. He's worth an add in most leagues while Irving is sidelined.
6:56 pm UTC, 3/12 PF Daniel Theis
61
BOS Boston Celtics forward/center Daniel Theis (knee) will likely miss the remainder of the season. He got hit in the leg during Sunday's game and was limping afterwards. An MRI revealed a torn meniscus, which likely means Theis won't play again this season. Theis was a solid option off the bench for Boston but was really only a deep league player in most leagues. Greg Monroe will likely benefit the most from the loss of Theis.
6:28 pm UTC, 3/12 PG Kyrie Irving
89
BOS Boston Celtics guard Kyrie Irving (knee) could miss a few games this week. He said after Sunday's game that his knee felt "achy" and he could need some time to rest up. Boston is up seven games on the Cavs for the No. 2 seed, so there is no urgency to have Irving on the floor. This does not appear to be a long-term issue, but the Celtics want to make sure Irving is healthy for the playoffs. Fantasy owners will need to check back for more updates later in the week. Terry Rozier and Marcus Smart would benefit the most if Irving misses time.
5:41 pm UTC, 3/11 SF Andre Iguodala
77
GS Golden State Warriors guard/forward Andre Iguodala (wrist) is questionable for Sunday's game against the Minnesota Timberwolves. He suffered the injury on Tuesday and has not played since then. Iggy has missed two straight games and is in danger of missing his third in a row. Omri Casspi and Nick Young have been seeing additional playing time without Iggy in the rotation. However, neither player is worth targeting in fantasy leagues.
5:34 pm UTC, 3/11
Sacramento Kings point guard De'Aaron Fox (back) is questionable to play against the Denver Nuggets on Sunday. He missed Friday's game due to a back issue, but was energetic on the bench. This looks like just a minor issue for Fox, but the Kings are tanking so they can afford to be cautious. Fantasy owners will likely need to check back closer to game time for more information on his status. Frank Mason would see heavy minutes while Garrett Temple could see a few extra minutes as well if Fox does not play Sunday.
9:00 pm UTC, 3/9 SF Andre Iguodala
77
GS Golden State Warriors guard/forward Andre Iguodala (wrist) has been ruled out for Friday's game against the Portland Trail Blazers. Iggy has now been ruled out for both games of the back-to-back set. The wrist injury is not believed to be that serious, but the Warriors are likely just being cautious. Quinn Cook, Nick Young and Shaun Livingston should see plenty of playing time against the Blazers on Friday.
8:01 pm UTC, 3/8 SF Andre Iguodala
77
GS Golden State Warriors guard/forward Andre Iguodala (wrist) has been ruled out of Thursday's game against the San Antonio Spurs. He suffered the injury on Tuesday when Dante Cunningham pushed Jordan Bell into Iggy. The Warriors have decided to sit Iggy for the first game of the back-to-back set, but the injury does not sound too serious. It is likely just a day-to-day type of issue, but the Warriors may hold Iggy out both games. Nick Young and Shaun Livingston should see extended minutes off the bench without Iggy in the lineup.
7:29 pm UTC, 3/8 PG Kyrie Irving
89
BOS Boston Celtics point guard Kyrie Irving (knee) will play against the Minnesota Timberwolves on Thursday. He did not play Monday against the Chicago Bulls due to knee soreness, but it just sounds precautionary. Celtics general manager Danny Ainge said Irving will need to manage his knee the rest of his career. "I don't think it's anything serious, but we want Kyrie healthy and fresh," Ainge said. Ainge also mentioned that he knew before the season that Irving was not going to play all 82 games. Irving expects to be back on the court Thursday, but it is unclear if he'll have any restrictions.
8:02 pm UTC, 3/5 PG Kyrie Irving
89
BOS Boston Celtics guard Kyrie Irving (knee) has been ruled out of Monday's game against the Chicago Bulls. According to head coach Brad Stevens, Irving aggravated his knee during Saturday's game versus the Houston Rockets. He was feeling better on Sunday, but woke up with soreness in his knee on Monday. Stevens said Irving may miss Thursday's game against the Timberwolves as well. Marcus Smart is expected to draw the start, but Terry Rozier will see a boost in playing time off the bench. Both will be useful and reliable fantasy options on Monday.
7:49 pm UTC, 3/5 PF Daniel Theis
61
BOS Boston Celtics forward/center Daniel Theis (hamstring) is probable for Monday's game against the Chicago Bulls. He was available versus the Houston Rockets on Saturday, but did not play. The Celtics were likely being cautious with Theis and Greg Monroe was playing well. Theis has now missed two straight games, but was playing fantastic before the injury. It will be interesting to see how head coach Brad Stevens decides to split up the minutes between Monroe and Theis.
7:47 pm UTC, 3/3 PF Daniel Theis
61
BOS Boston Celtics forward/center Daniel Theis (hamstring) is expected to return against the Houston Rockets on Saturday. He expects to play as long as he can make it through shootaround. Head coach Brad Stevens did not seem too concerned about the injury, so expect Theis back in the lineup. However, Aron Baynes and Al Horford are healthy, plus Greg Monroe is an option with the second unit. It's difficult to determine how much playing time Theis will receive. He's hard to trust in standard leagues, but could still be helpful in deeper leagues.
9:26 pm UTC, 2/28 PF Daniel Theis
61
BOS Boston Celtics forward/center Daniel Theis (hamstring) has been ruled out of Wednesday's game against the Charlotte Hornets. Greg Monroe is expected to get back into the rotation with Theis sidelined. However, that should not mean too much with Aron Baynes and Al Horford ahead of him on the depth chart. The hamstring issue does not seem too serious since Theis was listed as probable beforehand. The Celtics are off after Wednesday until Saturday, so Theis will have plenty of time to rest up. Monroe should see some extra minutes with Theis out.
7:21 pm UTC, 2/27
Brooklyn Nets center Jahlil Okafor (illness) has been ruled out of Tuesday's game against the Cleveland Cavaliers. This game will mark Okafor's fourth straight game on the sidelines. However, he's only played limited minutes when healthy and is not a big part of the rotation. He was hopeful for a fresh start in Brooklyn, but it's not looking like that is going to happen. Okafor is not worth owning in standard leagues, but could still be an option in deeper leagues.
8:10 pm UTC, 2/24 PG Shane Larkin
70
BOS Boston Celtics point guard Shane Larkin (knee) is questionable for Saturday's game against the New York Knicks. He has been sidelined since late January, but has been making progress lately. Larkin was able to return to full practice on Thursday, but his playing time is going to be limited. Marcus Smart (hand) and Terry Rozier are both healthy and in the mix at guard. Larkin will likely only see a handful of minutes per game even when healthy. He should be left on the waiver wire in almost every league.
7:58 pm UTC, 2/22 PG Shane Larkin
70
BOS Boston Celtics point guard Shane Larkin (knee) returned to full practice on Thursday. He will make the trip to face the Detroit Pistons on Friday. Head coach Brad Stevens said his return date is still to be determined. Marcus Smart (hand) is expected to return on Friday. Larkin won't see more than a handful of minutes most nights. He should be left on the waiver wire in all leagues.
9:56 pm UTC, 2/16 SF Gordon Hayward
77
BOS Boston Celtics guard/forward Gordon Hayward (leg) said he plans to start traveling with the team in March. He continues to make progress, but has no timetable for his return. Hayward is considered doubtful to return this season. The Celtics are playing fine without him and aren't going to rush him back on the court. Owners hanging onto him should probably look for other options at this point. Hayward might return this season, but would be under heavy restrictions anyway.
8:33 pm UTC, 2/6 PG Kyrie Irving
89
BOS Boston Celtics guard Kyrie Irving (quadriceps) says he will play against the Toronto Raptors on Tuesday. He has missed three straight games due to a quad injury but expects to play on Tuesday. There is no indication on whether or not the Celtics will have Irving on a minutes limit. Terry Rozier will move back to the bench if Irving returns on Tuesday. Marcus Smart (hand) and Shane Larkin (knee) are sidelined, so there will still be plenty of minutes for Rozier off the bench.
8:56 pm UTC, 2/2 PG Shane Larkin
70
BOS Boston Celtics point guard Shane Larkin (knee) has been ruled out of Friday's contest against the Atlanta Hawks. This will be the third straight game that Larkin has been forced to miss. Kyrie Irving (quadriceps) has also been ruled out for this contest. Terry Rozier is expected to start and play all the minutes he can handle on Friday. He recorded a triple-double on Wednesday. Rozier will likely be a favorable candidate in DFS on Friday with Larkin and Irving sidelined.
8:49 pm UTC, 2/2 PG Kyrie Irving
89
BOS Boston Celtics guard Kyrie Irving (quadriceps) has been ruled out against the Atlanta Hawks on Friday. It was predictable after Irving was forced to miss Wednesday's contest. The Celtics are hosting the worst team in the NBA in the Hawks, so there's no need to rush Irving back to the court. Shane Larkin (knee) has also been ruled out for Friday's contest. Terry Rozier is expected to draw the start and was a popular DFS option on Wednesday. He posted a triple-double and will likely see all the minutes he can handle against the Hawks.
9:29 pm UTC, 2/1 PG Chris Paul
89
HOU Houston Rockets point guard Chris Paul (groin) plans to play against the San Antonio Spurs on Thursday. He did not play on Tuesday due to a minor groin issue. The Rockets decided to be careful, but Paul downplayed the groin injury himself. There is little reason to believe that Paul would be limited on Thursday, and he should be locked into all lineups.
1:02 am UTC, 2/1 PG Shane Larkin
70
BOS Boston Celtics point guard Shane Larkin (knee) is available against the New York Knicks on Wednesday night. Larkin is battling a sore knee but will give it a go and back up Terry Rozier. Rozier is making his first career start with Kyrie Irving (thigh) and Marcus Smart (hand) out of the lineup. With Larkin active, Rozier's value decreases a little, but Rozier is still the much better play for DFS lineups on Wednesday.
7:50 pm UTC, 1/31 PG Shane Larkin
70
BOS Boston Celtics point guard Shane Larkin (knee) is listed as questionable for Wednesday's contest against the New York Knicks. His playing status is usually irrelevant, but Marcus Smart (hand) and Kyrie Irving (quadriceps) have been ruled out Wednesday. Terry Rozier will be looking at heavy minutes if Larkin is unavailable as well. Otherwise, the two should share a good chunk of minutes on Wednesday. More information should be available closer to tip-off.
7:46 pm UTC, 1/31 PG Kyrie Irving
89
BOS Boston Celtics guard Kyrie Irving (quadriceps) has been ruled out of Wednesday's game against the New York Knicks. He'll join Marcus Smart (hand) on the sidelines, which could mean heavy minutes for Terry Rozier. The absence of Irving will make Rozier a favorable target in DFS. Al Horford, Jaylen Brown and Jayson Tatum will see an increase in usage without Irving on the floor as well. The Celtics play the 15-win Hawks on Friday, so Irving may sit out for that contest as well.
11:46 pm UTC, 1/30 PG Chris Paul
89
HOU Houston Rockets point guard Chris Paul (groin) will not be in the lineup for Tuesday night's game against the Orlando Magic. Paul is battling a sore right groin and was hopeful to give it a go Tuesday, so the injury does not seem serious. In his absence, Eric Gordon will move into the starting lineup and is a good option to build around in DFS lineups. Gerald Green will get extended run off the bench, but isn't a recommended play for daily contests.
6:49 pm UTC, 1/30 PG Chris Paul
89
HOU Houston Rockets point guard Chris Paul (groin) is hopeful to play against the Orlando Magic on Tuesday, according to head coach Mike D'Antoni. Paul played in just 27 minutes of Sunday's victory over Phoenix. He left in the fourth quarter, but Paul said he was "fine" after the game. The team wants to be careful with Paul and likely won't let him play unless he's 100 percent. More information will likely have to wait until closer to game time.
9:01 pm UTC, 1/29 PG Chris Paul
89
HOU Houston Rockets point guard Chris Paul (groin) is listed as questionable to play against the Orlando Magic on Tuesday. This does not sound too serious, and Paul said he was "good" after exiting early in Sunday's victory over Phoenix. The Rockets may decide to be cautious with the veteran point guard. It should be an easy win for Houston against a struggling Magic team. If Paul is forced to sit, James Harden would do the heavy lifting on offense. Eric Gordon would gain significant value as well.
9:06 pm UTC, 1/20 SF Andre Iguodala
77
GS Golden State Warriors guard/forward Andre Iguodala (calf) has been ruled out of Saturday's game against the Houston Rockets. The injuries continue to pile up for Iggy this season. This will mark his second straight game he's been sidelined with a calf injury. It's his seventh total game sidelined this season, and likely won't be his last either. Omri Casspi and Nick Young are expected to see additional minutes with no Iggy in the rotation. Neither player is worth a look in DFS.
8:31 pm UTC, 1/18 PG Kyrie Irving
89
BOS Boston Celtics guard Kyrie Irving (shoulder) is questionable to play against the Philadelphia 76ers on Thursday. He did not practice on Wednesday and also played a season-high 41 minutes in Tuesday's loss to New Orleans. Irving has a 35.4 field goal percentagge over his last five games, so a night off wouldn't be the worst idea in the world. Terry Rozier and Shane Larkin would pick up a majority of the minutes if Irving sits out on Thursday. More information should be known closer to game time.
3:53 am UTC, 1/18
Los Angeles Lakers guard Kentavious Caldwell-Pope (Achilles) limped his way to the locker room after a run-in with Russell Westbrook. KCP did not return to the lineup for the rest of the night, with Josh Hart stepping back into the starting lineup. KCP finished the game with 10 points, two assists and two steals in 15 minutes. This is a blow to KCP owners, as he had been hitting his stride as of late with his legal issues behind him. In the five games leading up to Wednesday, KCP had put up 16.8 points, 4.2 rebounds, an elite 2.2 steals and three triples on a promising 50.9 percent from the floor. Owners should keep a close eye out for the severity of his Achilles strain. If he does miss some time, Hart will see a minutes increase.
9:20 pm UTC, 1/3 SF Andre Iguodala
77
GS Golden State Warriors guard/forward Andre Iguodala (back) will not play against the Dallas Mavericks on Wednesday. It's the front end of a back-to-back set, so it's not surprising to see Iggy on the sidelines against the 13-win Mavericks. Omri Casspi (back) will get the night off as well, but both are expected to be able to play against the Houston Rockets on Thursday. Patrick McCaw, Nick Young and Shaun Livingston should pick up the extra minutes on Wednesday. None of them are really worth a look in DFS.
9:24 pm UTC, 1/2
Sacramento Kings point guard Frank Mason III (heel) is expected to miss roughly one week. That means Mason has been ruled out of Tuesday's matchup against the Charlotte Hornets, and could be out longer than one week. The Kings don't have much of a reason to rush Mason back to the court. George Hill and De'Aaron Fox will likely split Mason's minutes. Hill and Fox aren't really fantasy options besides in deeper leagues. Both should see extended minutes with Mason inactive.
9:07 pm UTC, 12/29 SF Andre Iguodala
77
GS Golden State Warriors guard/forward Andre Iguodala (knee) is probable to play against the Charlotte Hornets on Friday. It's the front end of a back-to-back set, so Iggy will likely miss one game this weekend. Stephen Curry (ankle) has a better chance of playing against the Grizzlies on Saturday. The Warriors may elect to rest Iggy when Curry returns. Iggy hasn't done too much lately, and has plenty of rest days throughout the season. He's not worth trusting most nights, but could be an option in deeper leagues.
9:02 pm UTC, 12/29 PG Chris Paul
89
HOU Houston Rockets point guard Chris Paul (groin) is questionable to play in Friday's contest against the Washington Wizards. Head coach Mike D'Antoni said Thursday that Paul would "probably" return either Friday or Sunday. The Rockets have lost four straight and would love to have Paul back, especially in the back end of a back-to-back set. This is looking like a game-time decision, but more information should be known before tip-off. When Paul returns, Eric Gordon will move back to the bench and lose some value.
7:58 pm UTC, 12/28 PG Chris Paul
89
HOU Houston Rockets point guard Chris Paul (groin) has been ruled out of Thursday's game against the Boston Celtics. Head coach Mike D'Antoni said earlier this week that Paul wouldn't play in both of the back-to-back set. It is still possible that Paul does return on Friday versus the Washington Wizards. With Paul out, James Harden will continue to be busy, and Eric Gordon will draw the start. Briante Weber could see extended minutes off the bench, and he's averaging 17 minutes in the last two games.
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