Who will, Who won’t and Who might: June 7, 2022 NBA Injury Report

Atlanta Hawks

Clint CapelaCApr 26Day-To-Day
Bogdan BogdanovicSGApr 26Day-To-Day
Lou WilliamsSGApr 25OutWilliams (back) has been ruled out for Tuesday’s Game 5 against the Heat, Brad Rowland of PeachtreeHoops.com reports.

Brooklyn Nets

Seth CurrySGMay 9OutCurry underwent successful arthroscopic surgery on his left ankle Monday and is expected to make a full recovery prior to the start next season’s training camp, Alex Schiffer of The Athletic reports.
Ben SimmonsPGMay 4OutThe Nets announced Wednesday that Simmons (back) will undergo surgery on Thursday, Shams Charania of The Athletic reports.
Joe HarrisSFMar 21OutHarris (ankle) underwent successful left ankle ligament surgery Monday and is expected to be ready for the start of next season’s training camp, Alec Sturm of NetsDaily.com reports.

Charlotte Hornets

Gordon HaywardSFApr 10OutHayward (foot) is out indefinitely and will be re-evaluated in approximately two weeks, per the Hornets’ official release.

Chicago Bulls

Zach LaVineSGMay 24OutLaVine underwent successful arthroscopic surgery on his left knee Tuesday.
Lonzo BallPGMay 16OutThe Bulls have “serious concerns” about Ball’s surgically repaired left knee, as the point guard continues to deal with pain and discomfort, ESPN 1000 in Chicago reports.
Alex CarusoSGApr 28Day-To-Day
Matt ThomasSGApr 26OutThomas (leg) has been ruled out for Wednesday’s Game 5 in Milwaukee.

Cleveland Cavaliers

Collin SextonPGNov 19OutSexton (knee) will miss the remainder of the season after undergoing surgery on his left meniscus tear, Shams Charania of The Athletic reports.

Dallas Mavericks

Tim Hardaway Jr.SFMar 22OutMavericks head coach Jason Kidd said Tuesday that Hardaway (foot) would unlikely be able to return for a potential playoff run, NBA writer Marc Stein reports.

Denver Nuggets

Michael Porter Jr.SFApr 17OutPorter (back) said Saturday after the Nuggets’ 123-101 loss to the Warriors in Game 1 that he’s hopeful to play at some point during the series, Marc J. Spears of ESPN.com reports. “Right now, I’m taking it game by game. I’m not ruling anything out,” Porter said. “This is a thing I don’t ever want to deal with again, so I’m just taking my time…I’m playing it game by game. Every day I’m getting closer.”
Jamal MurrayPGApr 9OutMurray (knee) is not expected to return during the playoffs, Shams Charania of The Athletic reports.

Detroit Pistons

Hamidou DialloSGMar 25OutDiallo (finger) will be out the remainder of the season, James L. Edwards III of The Athletic reports.

Golden State Warriors

Andre IguodalaFJun 7Day-To-DayIguodala (knee) is questionable for Wednesday’s Game 3 of the NBA Finals, Ohm Youngmisuk of ESPN.com reports.
James WisemanCMay 9OutWiseman (knee) said Monday that’s he progressing well and playing in Summer League remains a possibility, Anthony Slater of The Athletic reports.

Indiana Pacers

Lance StephensonGJun 3Day-To-Day
Goga BitadzeCApr 10OutBitadze (foot) is out Sunday against Brooklyn.
T.J. WarrenSFMar 17OutWarren (foot) has fully recovered from consecutive stress fractures in his left foot but will remain out for the Pacers’ final 12 games to prepare for next season, Adrian Wojnarowski of ESPN reports.
Ricky RubioPGFeb 6OutRubio (knee), along with a 2022 first-round pick and two future second-round picks, was traded to the Pacers in exchange for Caris LeVert on Sunday, Adrian Wojnarowski of ESPN reports.

LA Clippers

Kawhi LeonardSFApr 8OutLeonard (knee) won’t play in the final two games of the regular season, but his status for a potential postseason run remains to be determined, Law Murray of The Athletic reports.
Jason PrestonPGApr 1OutPreston (foot) said last weekend that he expects to be cleared for full-contact work in practice in “the next couple of weeks,” Andrew Grief of the Los Angeles Times reports.
Jay ScrubbSGFeb 9OutScrubb (toe) will undergo season-ending surgery, Law Murray of The Athletic reports.

Los Angeles Lakers

Kendrick NunnGApr 10OutNunn (knee) intends to exercise his $5.25 million player option for 2022-23, Jake Fischer of BleacherReport.com reports.

Memphis Grizzlies

Ja MorantPGMay 15OutGrizzlies general manager Zach Kleiman said Friday that Morant’s knee injury won’t require surgery, and the All-Star point guard is expected to be 100 percent before the start of training camp, Chris Herrington of The Daily Memphian reports.
Santi AldamaPFMay 12OutAldama (knee) is out for Friday’s Game 6 against the Warriors.
Killian TillieSFMay 12OutTillie (knee) is out for Friday’s Game 6 against the Warriors.

Milwaukee Bucks

Khris MiddletonSFMay 14OutMiddleton (knee) is out for Sunday’s Game 7 against the Bucks.

Minnesota Timberwolves

Karl-Anthony TownsCMay 15Day-To-Day

New Orleans Pelicans

Kira Lewis Jr.PGDec 9OutLewis suffered a season-ending torn ACL and Grade 2 MCL sprain in his right knee during the second quarter of Wednesday’s contest against the Nuggets, Shams Charania of The Athletic reports.

New York Knicks

Mitchell RobinsonCApr 10Day-To-Day
Nerlens NoelCApr 9OutNoel (foot) will not play Sunday against the Raptors.

Oklahoma City Thunder

Vit KrejciGApr 18Day-To-DayKrejci underwent arthroscopic surgery on his left knee last Tuesday, Nick Crain of SI.com reports.
Luguentz DortSFApr 12OutDort (shoulder) said Tuesday that his rehab is going well, and he’ll be back to 100 percent in two or three months, Rylan Stiles of BricktownBuckets.com reports.
Shai Gilgeous-AlexanderPGApr 11Day-To-Day
Josh GiddeySGMar 26OutGiddey (hip) has been ruled out for the season, Nick Crain of SI.com reports.
Mike MuscalaCMar 8OutMuscala underwent successful arthroscopic surgery with additional ligament repair on his right ankle Tuesday and will miss the remainder of the 2021-22 season, Andrew Schlecht of The Athletic reports.
Ty JeromeSGMar 8OutJerome underwent successful surgery to address a sports hernia Tuesday and will miss the rest of the 2021-22 season, Andrew Schlecht of The Athletic reports.

Orlando Magic

Jalen SuggsSGMay 2OutSuggs underwent surgery last week to repair a stress fracture in his right ankle.
Jonathan IsaacPFMar 22OutOrlando announced Tuesday that Isaac underwent a small surgical procedure to address a right hamstring injury suffered while he was rehabbing from the torn ACL and meniscus in his left knee, Dan Savage of the Magic’s official site reports.
Bol BolCMar 15OutBol (foot) will remain out for the remainder of the 2021-22 season, Khobi Price of the Orlando Sentinel reports.

Philadelphia 76ers

Joel EmbiidCMay 31OutEmbiid underwent surgery Monday to repair his sprained right thumb and his left index finger, Shams Charania of The Athletic reports.
Danny GreenSFMay 13OutGreen was diagnosed with a torn ACL on Friday, Shams Charania of The Athletic reports.

Phoenix Suns

Dario SaricPFMay 5OutSaric underwent a successful procedure on his meniscus and he will remain out indefinitely, Duane Rankin of The Arizona Republic reports.

Portland Trail Blazers

Nassir LittleSFMay 10OutLittle (shoulder) underwent surgery Tuesday to repair a core-muscle injury.
Eric BledsoeSGMar 28OutBledsoe (Achilles) will miss the remainder of the 2021-22 season.
Anfernee SimonsSGMar 28OutSimons (quad) will be shut down for the remainder of the 2021-22 season.
Jusuf NurkicCMar 28OutNurkic (foot) will miss the remainder of the 2021-22 season.
Damian LillardPGMar 21OutLillard (abdomen) will not return to game action this season, Shams Charania of The Athletic reports.
Joe InglesSGFeb 24OutIngles underwent successful reconstructive ACL surgery on his left knee Wednesday.
Cody ZellerCFeb 8OutZeller is being waived by the Trail Blazers, Chris Mannix of Sports Illustrated reports.

Toronto Raptors

Khem BirchCMay 26Day-To-DayBirch has undergone arthroscopic knee surgery to learn up loose debris and is expected to be ready for training camp in September, Vivek Jacob of the Raptors’ official site reports.
Fred VanVleetSGApr 29Day-To-DayVanVleet (hip/knee) told reporters Friday that he believes his lingering injuries from the season will be resolved “fairly quickly” with some rest and treatment, Josh Lewenberg of TSN.ca reports.

Utah Jazz

Trent ForrestSGApr 22OutForrest (foot) is expected to reevaluated next week for his left mid-foot sprain, Eric Walden of The Salt Lake Tribune reports.
Udoka AzubuikeCMar 25OutAzubuike underwent surgery Friday to repair multiple ankle and foot ligaments, and he is out for the rest of the season, Sarah Todd of The Deseret News reports.

Washington Wizards

Kristaps PorzingisCApr 11Day-To-Day
Kyle KuzmaSFApr 8OutKuzma (knee) will not play again this season, Andrew Gillis of NBC Sports Washington reports.
Bradley BealSGFeb 8OutBeal is expected to undergo season-ending surgery on his left wrist, Adrian Wojnarowski of ESPN reports.

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