Like any sports league, injuries are an unfortunate part of any NBL season and here are the latest round of injury reports from the league.
Courtesy of the clubs and the NBL:
The 36ers will be without off-season recruit and captain Mitch McCarron due to COVID healthy and safety protocols for their Friday night game against the Tasmania JackJumpers.
Big man Isaac Humphries also remains sidelined with a right knee injury.
South East Melbourne Phoenix
The Phoenix will be without big man Zhou Qi due to illness and he will not make the trip to Brisbane when the team takes on the Bullets.
Izayah Le’afa is also out due to COVID protocols.
The JackJumpers will have Nikita Mikhailovshii for their mtachup with the Adelaide 36ers, as the Russian forward has cleared COVID protocols.