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Player   Status/Updated Notes
Chandler Parsons SF Prob Fri - Knee - 11/21/19 Parsons is expected to play Friday against the Pistons despite left knee soreness.
Evan Turner SG Prob Fri - Achilles - 11/21/19 Turner is likely to suit up against the Pistons on Friday despite left Achilles pain.
Cam Reddish SF Ques Fri - Wrist - 11/21/19 Reddish has pain in his left wrist, and it is unclear if he will be available for Friday's contest against the Pistons.
Kevin Huerter SG Late Dec - Shoulder - 11/19/19 Huerter is expected to be out of action for four to five weeks due to a rotator cuff strain in his left shoulder.
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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Gordon Hayward SF Late Dec - Hand - 11/11/19 Hayward is likely to miss at least six weeks after having surgery to repair a fourth metacarpal fracture in his left hand.
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Jarrett Allen C Prob Fri - Ankle - 11/21/19 Allen is projected to be in Friday's lineup versus the Kings despite a right ankle sprain.
Kyrie Irving PG Out Fri - Shoulder - 11/21/19 Irving has sat out the previous three games due to a right shoulder impingement, and he will not return to action Friday versus the Kings.
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 Dec 15 - Suspension - 8/29/19 Chandler has been given a 25-game suspension for violating the league's policy on performance-enhancing drugs. He is expected to be reinstated Dec. 15 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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No injuries to report.
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Wendell Carter Jr. C Prob Fri - Thumb - 11/21/19 Carter Jr. is expected to suit up Friday versus the Heat despite a left thumb sprain.
Chandler Hutchison SF Doub Fri - Shin - 11/21/19 Hutchinson is tending to bilateral shin splints, and he is not expected to be available for Friday's matchup versus the Heat.
Luke Kornet PF Early Dec - Head - 11/20/19 Kornet is out of commission after having surgery to fix a sinus obstruction. He is expected to return by the beginning of December.
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 Dec - Foot - 11/20/19 Porter is sidelined with a left foot bone bruise. He is not expected to return until at least the beginning of December.
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Brandon Knight PG Prob Fri - Ankle - 11/21/19 Knight was held out of the previous game due to a right ankle sprain, but it is not expected to impede his status for Friday's matchup with the Mavericks.
John Henson PF Early Dec - Hamstring - 11/20/19 Henson is expected to idle until at least the start of December after suffering a strained right hamstring.
Dylan Windler SG Early Dec - Shin - 11/20/19 Windler is expected to be out of commission until at least the early part of December due to a left tibial stress reaction.
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Seth Curry SG Ques Fri - Illness - 11/21/19 Curry was held out of the last game due to an illness. It is uncertain if he will be available against the Cavaliers on Friday.
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No injuries to report.
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Markieff Morris PF Prob Fri - Knee - 11/21/19 Morris departed the last game due to a knee injury, but he is expected to play Friday versus the Hawks.
Tony Snell SG Out Fri - Hip - 11/21/19 Snell was held out of the previous game due to a left hip strain, and he will not be a participant in Friday's battle versus the Hawks.
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 Ques Fri - Heel - 11/20/19 Green sat out the previous game due to soreness in his right heel, and it is unknown if he will suit up against the Jazz on Friday.
D'Angelo Russell PG Early Dec - Thumb - 11/20/19 Russell is sidelined with a sprained right thumb. He is expected to be out of action until at least the start of December.
Damion Lee SG Early Dec - Hand - 11/12/19 Lee will miss at least four weeks due to a non-displaced fracture of the fourth metacarpal in his right hand.
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.
Jacob Evans SG Early Dec - Groin - 11/19/19 Evans is sidelined with a left adductor strain and is expected to be out of commission until at least the beginning of December.
Alen Smailagic PF Early Dec - Ankle - 11/20/19 Smailagic is sidelined with a sprained right ankle, and he is likely to be idle until at least the beginning of December.
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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Danuel House Jr. SF Doub Fri - Shoulder - 11/21/19 House Jr. exited the last game due to left shoulder soreness, and his availability for Friday's clash with the Clippers is in doubt.
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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T.J. McConnell PG Prob Sat - Groin - 11/21/19 McConnell has missed the previous two games due to a sore right groin, but he is likely to face the Magic on Saturday.
Jeremy Lamb SG Prob Sat - Ankle - 11/21/19 Lamb has been sidelined due to a sprained left ankle, but he is projected to draw back into the lineup Saturday versus the Magic.
Malcolm Brogdon SG Doub Sat - Back - 11/21/19 Brogdon has sat out the last two games with a sore lower back, and it is unlikely that he will be available Saturday versus the Magic.
Edmond Sumner PG Out indefinitely - Hand - 10/31/19 Sumner is sidelined with a non-displaced fracture of the third metacarpal of his right hand. A timetable for return has yet to be established.
Victor Oladipo SG Early Dec - Knee - 9/19/19 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 early part of December.
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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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Alex Caruso SG Prob Fri - Calf - 11/21/19 Caruso is expected to suit up against the Thunder on Friday despite a right calf strain.
Anthony Davis PF Prob Fri - Shoulder - 11/21/19 Davis has ongoing soreness in his right shoulder, but it is anticipated that he will be in Friday's lineup against the Thunder.
Kyle Kuzma PF Prob Fri - Eye - 11/20/19 Kuzma left the previous game due to a right eye abrasion, but it is projected that he will dress for Friday's contest against the Thunder.
Avery Bradley SG Early Dec - Leg - 11/20/19 Bradley has a hairline fracture in his right leg. He is expected to be sidelined until at least the beginning of December.
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 Prob Sat - Hand - 11/21/19 Morant is likely to play Saturday against the Lakers despite a hand injury.
Grayson Allen SG Out indefinitely - Ankle - 11/13/19 Allen is sidelined with soreness in his left ankle, and there is no timetable for recovery.
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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James Johnson PF Prob Fri - Illness - 11/21/19 Johnson has missed the last four games due to an illness, but he is likely to be active against the Bulls on Friday.
Derrick Jones Jr. SF Out Fri - Hip - 11/21/19 Jones Jr. has been held out of the past five games with a left hip strain, and he will not return Friday versus the Bulls.
Justise Winslow SF Out indefinitely - Concussion - 11/18/19 Winslow is out of action with a concussion. It is unknown when he will be cleared to return.
KZ Okpala SF Out indefinitely - Achilles - 11/12/19 Okpala is sidelined due to a left Achilles strain, and there is no timetable for return.
Dion Waiters SG Elig Dec 3 - Suspension - 11/10/19 Waiters has been suspended 10 games by the club due to conduct detrimental to the team.
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Khris Middleton SF Early Dec - Thigh - 11/11/19 Middleton is sidelined with a left thigh contusion and is expected to miss three to four weeks.
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Jake Layman SF Out Sat - Toe - 11/21/19 Layman sat out the last game due to a left toe sprain, and he will not be available against the Suns on Saturday.
Shabazz Napier PG Out indefinitely - Hamstring - 11/15/19 Napier is sidelined due to a strained right hamstring, and there is currently no timetable for return.
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Derrick Favors PF Ques Sat - Back - 11/22/19 Favors has been absent from the lineup during the last three games due to lower-back spasms. It will impede his status for Saturday's clash versus the Jazz.
Jahlil Okafor C Ques Sat - Ankle - 11/22/19 Okafor has been held out of the previous five contests with a left ankle sprain, and it has yet to be established if he will return to the court against the Jazz on Saturday.
Josh Hart SG Ques Sat - Knee - 11/22/19 Hart has sat out the past five games with sprains to his left knee and ankle. It is unclear if he will draw back into the lineup Saturday versus the Jazz.
Zion Williamson PF Mid Dec - Knee - 10/21/19 Williamson is expected to miss six to eight weeks 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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Elfrid Payton PG Early Dec - Hamstring - 11/19/19 Payton is not expected to return to the lineup until at least the early part of December due to a right hamstring strain.
Reggie Bullock SG Early Dec - Neck - 11/13/19 Bullock is recovering from surgery for a cervical disc herniation and is expected to be out of action until at least the start of December.
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Steven Adams C Prob Fri - Knee - 11/20/19 Adams is projected to be in Friday's lineup versus the Lakers despite a lingering left knee contusion.
Hamidou Diallo SG Out Fri - Knee - 11/21/19 Diallo has sat out the last three games with a sprained left knee, and he will not return against the Lakers on Friday.
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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Aaron Gordon PF Ques Sat - Ankle - 11/21/19 Gordon departed the previous game with right ankle contusion, and it has yet to be determined if he will draw back into the lineup Saturday against the Pacers.
Nikola Vucevic C Late Dec - Ankle - 11/21/19 Vucevic is sidelined due to a right lateral ankle sprain, and he is expected to miss at least four weeks.
Michael Carter-Williams PG Out indefinitely - Hip - 11/20/19 Carter-Williams is sidelined with a left hip strain, and team officials have yet to provide a timetable for return.
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Trey Burke PG Ques Fri - Ankle - 11/21/19 Burke is dealing with a sore left ankle and a knee. It is unknown if he will be available for Friday's battle against the Spurs.
Josh Richardson SG Ques Fri - Hip Flexor - 11/21/19 Richardson missed the previous game due to right hip flexor tightness. It is undetermined if he will draw back into the lineup Friday against the Spurs.
Marial Shayok SG Out Fri - Quadricep - 11/21/19 Shayok has a right quadriceps contusion and will not play against the Spurs on Friday.
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Ricky Rubio PG Ques Sat - Back - 11/22/19 Rubio was held out of the previous game due to back spasms, and it remains to be seen if he will play Saturday versus the Timberwolves.
Aron Baynes C Ques Sat - Hip Flexor - 11/22/19 Baynes has sat out the past two games with a right hip flexor strain, and it is unclear if he will face the Timberwolves on Saturday.
Deandre Ayton C Elig Dec 16 - Suspension - 10/24/19 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 Dec. 16 against the Trail Blazers.
Ty Jerome SG Early Dec - Ankle - 11/20/19 Jerome is sidelined with a sprained right ankle, and he is not expected to return until at least the beginning of December.
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Hassan Whiteside C Ques Sat - Hip - 11/21/19 Whiteside sat out the previous game due to right hip tendinosis, and it is unclear if he will be in Saturday's lineup versus the Cavaliers.
Damian Lillard PG Ques Sat - Back - 11/21/19 Lillard has been held out of the past two games due to back spasms, and it is uncertain if he will face the Cavaliers on Saturday.
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 - 7/8/19 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 sometime in February.
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Caleb Swanigan PF Prob Fri - Ankle - 11/21/19 Swanigan has sat out the past three games with a sprained left ankle, but he is expected to return Friday against the Nets.
Cory Joseph PG Ques Fri - Heel - 11/21/19 Joseph has a left heel contusion, and it has yet to be determined if he will play in Friday's matchup with the Nets.
Bogdan Bogdanovic SG Ques Fri - Hamstring - 11/21/19 Bogdanovic exited the last game with left hamstring tightness. It is unknown if he will suit up versus the Nets on Friday.
Trevor Ariza SF Ques Nov 30 - Groin - 11/21/19 Ariza is out of action due to a sore right groin, and he will be out of the lineup until at least Nov. 30 against the Nuggets.
De'Aaron Fox PG Mid Dec - Ankle - 11/13/19 Fox is sidelined with a Grade 3 left ankle sprain and is likely to miss four to six weeks.
Marvin Bagley III PF Early Dec - Thumb - 10/24/19 Bagley III is expected to miss four to six weeks due to a non-displaced fracture in his right thumb.
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Derrick White PG Ques Fri - Foot - 11/20/19 White was absent from the lineup during the previous game due to a sore left foot, and it is uncertain if he will suit up against the 76ers on Friday.
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Serge Ibaka PF Ques Sat - Ankle - 11/20/19 Ibaka suffered a sprained right ankle, and it is uncertain if he will return to the lineup Saturday versus the Hawks.
Stanley Johnson SF Early Dec - Groin - 11/18/19 Johnson has a stress reaction in his left groin and is expected to miss at least two weeks.
Kyle Lowry PG Early Dec - Thumb - 11/21/19 Lowry has a fracture of the distal phalanx in his left thumb, and he is expected to be sidelined until at least the beginning of December.
Patrick McCaw SG Early Dec - Knee - 11/6/19 McCaw is recovering from arthroscopic surgery to remove a benign mass on the back of his left knee. He is expected to miss at least four weeks of action.
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Ed Davis C Early Dec - Leg - 11/3/19 Davis has been diagnosed with a fractured left fibula. He will likely miss four weeks.
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Ian Mahinmi C Early Dec - Achilles - 11/20/19 Mahinmi suffered a strained right Achilles tendon. He is expected to be sidelined until at least the start of December.
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.