October 24, 2021 NBA Injury Report

NBA injury Report

Atlanta Hawks

Danilo GallinariPFOct 24Day-To-Day
Onyeka OkongwuPFOct 19OutThe Hawks exercised Okongwu’s (shoulder) $6.4 million club option for 2022-23 on Friday.

Boston Celtics

Jaylen BrownSGOct 24OutBrown (knee) has been ruled out for Sunday’s game against the Rockets, Cayleigh Griffin of AT&T SportsNet Southwest reports.

Brooklyn Nets

Blake GriffinPFOct 24Out
Kyrie IrvingPGOct 14OutIrving (personal) spoke on Instagram live Wednesday night and expressed his reasoning for remaining unvaccinated for the foreseeable future. The Nets’ top brass has opted not to accommodate Irving as a part-time player, and he’ll remain away from the team until he receives the vaccine, Ohm Youngmisuk of ESPN reports.

Charlotte Hornets

Terry RozierSGOct 23Day-To-DayRozier (ankle) is questionable for Sunday’s game against the Nets.

Chicago Bulls

Coby WhitePGSep 22OutThe Bulls are hopeful to have White (shoulder) back by mid-November, K.C. Johnson of NBC Sports Chicago reports.

Cleveland Cavaliers

Darius GarlandPGOct 24Day-To-Day
Dylan WindlerSGOct 23Out

Denver Nuggets

Vlatko CancarSFOct 22Day-To-DayCancar (hip) was downgraded to questionable for Friday’s contest against the Spurs.
Jamal MurrayPGSep 23OutMurray (knee) is progressing in his rehab from a torn ACL but remains without a timetable, David Aldridge of The Athletic reports.

Detroit Pistons

Cade CunninghamPGOct 23OutCunningham (ankle), who is out for the Pistons’ road trip, will scrimmage with the G League’s Motor City Cruise, Johnny Kane of Bally Sports reports.
Isaiah LiversPFOct 17Out
Chris SmithSFOct 17OutSmith (knee) is on track to be cleared to fully return to practice, Rod Beard of The Detroit News reports.

Golden State Warriors

Andre IguodalaFOct 23Day-To-DayIguodala is questionable for Sunday’s game against Sacramento due to right hip soreness, Anthony Slater of The Athletic reports.
Jonathan KumingaPFOct 23OutKuminga (knee) has been cleared to participate in full team practices. He is out for the next three games and will be re-evaluated Friday.
Klay ThompsonSGOct 14OutThompson is expected to be cleared to return to full-contract practices within a month, Shams Charania of The Athletic reports.
James WisemanCOct 14OutThe Warriors’ training staff has targeted Friday as the date Wiseman should be able to start jumping and working out at full speed, and a “full clearance” is expected to be in the next couple weeks, Anthony Slater of The Athletic reports.

Houston Rockets

Garrison MathewsGOct 22Day-To-Day
John WallPGSep 14Out

Indiana Pacers

Kelan MartinSGOct 23Out
Caris LeVertSGOct 16OutLeVert (back) will not play in the Pacers’ first four regular-season games, Tony East of the West Indianapolis Community News reports.
T.J. WarrenSFOct 15OutCoach Rick Carlisle said Friday that Warren (foot) still doesn’t have a timetable to return, Tony East of the West Indianapolis Community News reports.

LA Clippers

Serge IbakaCOct 24Day-To-Day
Keon JohnsonSGOct 23Day-To-DayJohnson (illness) is questionable for Saturday’s game against Memphis.
Jason PrestonPGOct 7OutPreston (foot) underwent surgery Thursday and is expected to miss a significant part of the season, Adrian Wojnarowski of ESPN reports.
Kawhi LeonardSFOct 2OutLeonard (knee) is ahead of schedule in his recovery from a torn ACL, Farbod Esnaashari of Sports Illustrated reports.

Los Angeles Lakers

Wayne EllingtonSGOct 23OutEllington (hamstring) is out Sunday versus Memphis, according to Dave McMenamin of ESPN.com.
Kendrick NunnGOct 21OutNunn (ankle) underwent an MRI on his knee after developing soreness, which revealed a bone bruise. He will be re-evaluated in 2-3 weeks, Dave McMenamin of ESPN.com reports.
Talen Horton-TuckerSGOct 12OutHorton-Tucker (thumb) underwent successful surgery Wednesday and will be reevaluated by team doctors in approximately four weeks, Broderick Turner of the Los Angeles Times reports.
Trevor ArizaSFOct 6OutAriza (ankle) underwent surgery on Wednesday and will be out for at least eight weeks, Dan Woike of the Los Angeles Times reports.

Memphis Grizzlies

Dillon BrooksSFOct 24OutBrooks (hand/thigh) will remain sidelined for the final three contests of the Grizzlies’ four-game road trip, which began Saturday in Los Angeles, Drew Hill of The Daily Memphian reports.

Miami Heat

Kyle LowryPGOct 24Day-To-Day
Victor OladipoSGOct 6OutOladipo (quadriceps) is out for Thursday’s preseason game against the Rockets, Ira Winderman of the South Florida Sun Sentinel reports.

Milwaukee Bucks

Brook LopezCOct 24OutBucks head coach Mike Budenholzer said Lopez (back) won’t be available for Monday’s game against the Pacers, Jim Owczarski of the Milwaukee Journal Sentinel reports.
Semi OjeleyePFOct 22Out
Bobby PortisCOct 22OutPortis (hamstring) has been ruled out for Saturday’s game against the Spurs.
Donte DiVincenzoSGOct 20OutDiVincenzo (ankle) is listed as out for Thursday’s contest against the Heat.

New Orleans Pelicans

Daulton HommesSFOct 24Day-To-Day
Josh HartSGOct 24Day-To-Day
Zion WilliamsonPFOct 20OutWilliamson (foot) remains without a clear timetable, but he’s expected to have a minutes restriction when he returns to game action, Jake Fischer of Bleacher Report reports.

New York Knicks

Nerlens NoelCOct 23Day-To-DayNoel (knee) is doubtful for Sunday’s game against the Magic.

Orlando Magic

E’Twaun MooreGOct 23OutMoore (knee) won’t play Sunday against the Knicks.
Chuma OkekePFOct 23OutOkeke (hip) has been ruled out for Sunday’s game against the Knicks.
Gary HarrisSGOct 23Day-To-DayHarris (hamstring) is questionable for Sunday’s game against the Knicks.
Jonathan IsaacPFSep 30Out
Markelle FultzPGSep 23OutFultz (knee) remains without a firm timetable as the Magic enter training camp, David Aldridge of The Athletic reports.
Michael Carter-WilliamsPGAug 24OutCarter-Williams underwent surgery Monday to remove a bone fragment and to repair a ligament in his left ankle, independent NBA writer Marc Stein reports.

Philadelphia 76ers

Andre DrummondCOct 24Out
Joel EmbiidCOct 23Day-To-Day
Ben SimmonsPGOct 22OutSimmons met with the Sixers’ medical staff Friday and informed the team he’s not mentally ready to play, and his next steps will be determined by medical professionals after being further evaluated, Adrian Wojnarowski of ESPN reports.
Grant RillerGOct 20OutRiller is listed as out for Wednesday’s season opener at New Orleans after recently undergoing surgery to address the meniscus in his left knee, Derek Bodner of The Athletic reports.
Shake MiltonSGOct 17Out

Phoenix Suns

Cameron PaynePGOct 24Day-To-Day
Dario SaricPFJul 7OutSaric suffered a torn ACL in his right knee during the first quarter of Game 1 of the NBA Finals, Shams Charania of The Athletic reports.

Portland Trail Blazers

Tony SnellSFOct 24Day-To-Day
Norman PowellSFOct 24Day-To-Day

Sacramento Kings

Maurice HarklessSFOct 23Day-To-DayHarkless (hip) is questionable for Sunday’s matchup against the Warriors, Jason Anderson of The Sacramento Bee reports.

San Antonio Spurs

Devontae CacokPFOct 24Day-To-Day
Zach CollinsPFOct 2OutCollins (foot) will not make his season debut before Christmas, Tom Osborn of the San Antonio Express-News reports.

Toronto Raptors

Yuta WatanabeSFOct 23OutWatanabe (calf) will practice with the Raptors on Tuesday, Aaron Rose of SI.com reports.
Pascal SiakamPFOct 23OutSiakam (shoulder) has been practicing with some contact, Eric Smith of Sportsnet 590 The Fan reports.

Utah Jazz

Rudy GaySFSep 30OutGay (foot) will not be ready to play to open up the regular season, Eric Walden of The Salt Lake Tribune reports.

Washington Wizards

Rui HachimuraPFOct 24OutHachimura (conditioning) won’t be available for the Wizards’ two-game road trip Monday in Brooklyn and Wednesday in Boston, Ava Wallace of The Washington Post reports.
Bradley BealSGOct 24Day-To-DayBeal (groin) is probable Monday at Brooklyn, according to Chase Hughes of NBC Sports Washington.
Cassius WinstonPGOct 22Day-To-Day
Anthony GillPFOct 21Day-To-Day
Thomas BryantCSep 23OutBryant (knee) is aiming to return to game action “sometime in December,” per GM Tommy Sheppard, Chase Hughes of NBC Sports Washington reports.

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