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                 ***** NBA Injuries from The Sports Network *****                
 
                  * - new information since last transmission.                 
 
 ATLANTA HAWKS - *Guard Jeff Teague (12/18, strained left hamstring) is 
 questionable for Saturday's game against Houston. 
 
 BOSTON CELTICS - *Guard Marcus Smart (12/18, strained left Achilles) is 
 questionable for Friday's game against Minnesota. Forward James Young (12/11, 
 partially dislocated right shoulder) is out indefinitely. Guard Marcus 
 Thornton (12/15, torn left calf) is expected to miss 2-3 weeks. 
 
 BROOKLYN NETS - *Forward Sergey Karasev (12/18, strained left oblique) is 
 doubtful for Friday's game against Cleveland. Center Brook Lopez (12/11, 
 strained back) is out indefinitely. 
 
 CHARLOTTE HORNETS - *Guard Lance Stephenson (12/18, sprained pelvis) is 
 expected to miss Friday's game against Philadelphia. 
 
 CHICAGO BULLS - *Forward Taj Gibson (12/18, sprained right ankle) missed 
 Thursday's game against New York. *Guard Derrick Rose (12/18, illness) missed 
 Thursday's game against New York. Forward Doug McDermott (12/1, arthroscopic 
 right knee surgery) is out indefinitely. 
 
 CLEVELAND CAVALIERS - *Guard Mike Miller (12/18, concussion/stiff neck) is 
 questionable for Friday's game against Brooklyn. 
 
 DALLAS MAVERICKS - Guard Raymond Felton (10/28, sprained right ankle) is out 
 indefinitely. 
 
 DENVER NUGGETS - Guard Randy Foye (11/25, torn ligament in right quadricep) 
 is out indefinitely. *Center JaVale McGee (12/18, strained left tibia) is 
 doubtful for Friday's game against the LA Clippers. 
 
 DETROIT PISTONS - No significant injuries.
 
 GOLDEN STATE WARRIORS - *Center Andrew Bogut (12/9, fluid in right knee) is 
 out indefinitely. Forward David Lee (11/7, strained left hamstring) is out 
 indefinitely. 
 
 HOUSTON ROCKETS - *Guard Jason Terry (12/18, personal) missed Thursday's game 
 against New Orleans. Forward Terrence Jones (11/4, peroneal nerve contusion) 
 is out indefinitely. *Forward Francisco Garcia (12/18, strained right 
 calf/Achilles) missed Thursday's game against New Orleans. 
 
 INDIANA PACERS - Center Ian Mahinmi (12/6, torn left plantar fascia) is 
 expected to miss 6-8 weeks. Guard George Hill (10/27, bruised left knee/torn 
 ligament in quadricep) is out indefinitely. Forward Paul George (8/1, right 
 leg surgery) is out indefinitely. 
 
 LOS ANGELES CLIPPERS - Center Spencer Hawes (12/13, bruised left knee) is out 
 indefinitely. 
 
 LOS ANGELES LAKERS - Guard Xavier Henry (11/24, left Achilles surgery) will 
 miss the remainder of the season. Forward Ryan Kelly (11/15, torn ligament in 
 right hamstring) will miss at least six weeks. Forward Julius Randle (10/29, 
 broken right leg) is expected to miss the remainder of the season. Guard 
 Steve Nash (10/23, nerve irritation in back/hamstrings) is expected to miss 
 the entire season. *Forward Jordan Hill (12/18, upper respiratory infection) 
 is probable for Friday's game against Oklahoma City. 
 
 MEMPHIS GRIZZLIES - *Guard Tony Allen (12/18, corneal abrasion in right eye) 
 is questionable for Friday's game against Chicago. 
 
 MIAMI HEAT - Center Chris Bosh (12/13, strained left calf) is out 
 indefinitely. Forward Josh McRoberts (12/10, torn ligament in right knee) is 
 out indefinitely. 
 
 MILWAUKEE BUCKS - *Center Larry Sanders (12/18, one-game suspension) will 
 miss Thursday's game against Sacramento. *Forward Giannis Antetokounmpo 
 (12/18, sprained left ankle) is probable for Thursday's game against 
 Sacramento. Forward Jabari Parker (12/16, left knee surgery) will miss the 
 remainder of the season. Forward Ersan Ilyasova (12/3, broken nose/mild 
 concussion) is out indefinitely. *Forward Damien Inglis (12/18, right foot 
 surgery) is questionable for Thursday's game against Sacramento. Forward John 
 Henson (11/26, sprained left ankle) is out indefinitely. 
 
 MINNESOTA TIMBERWOLVES - *Forward Anthony Bennett (12/18, blister on foot) is 
 questionable for Friday's game against Boston. *Guard Mo Williams (12/18, 
 back spasms) is questionable for Friday's game against Boston. Guard Kevin 
 Martin (11/21, right wrist surgery) will miss 6-8 weeks. Center Ronny Turiaf 
 (11/15, arthroscopic right hip surgery) will miss the remainder of the 
 season. Center Nikola Pekovic (12/1, sprained right wrist/ankle) will miss at 
 least 4-6 weeks. Guard Ricky Rubio (11/8, sprained left ankle) is out 
 indefinitely. 
 
 NEW ORLEANS PELICANS - Guard Eric Gordon (11/23, torn labrum in left 
 shoulder) is out indefinitely. *Guard Tyreke Evans (12/18, bruised right 
 knee) missed Thursday's game against Houston. 
 
 NEW YORK KNICKS - *Forward Carmelo Anthony (12/18, sore left knee) missed 
 Thursday's game against Chicago. Guard Iman Shumpert (12/13, dislocated left 
 shoulder) is out indefinitely. *Guard J.R. Smith (12/18, partially torn left 
 plantar fascia) missed Thursday's game against Chicago. Forward Cleanthony 
 Early (11/18, arthroscopic right knee surgery) will miss at least 4-6 weeks. 
 Forward Andrea Bargnani (10/28, strained hamstring/calf) is out indefinitely. 
 
 OKLAHOMA CITY THUNDER - *Center Steven Adams (12/18, sore left calf) is 
 probable for Thursday's game against Golden State. Forward Mitch McGary 
 (12/15, left tibia inflammation) will miss at least 2-3 weeks. 
 
 ORLANDO MAGIC - Forward Aaron Gordon (11/16, left foot surgery) is out 
 indefinitely. 
 
 PHILADELPHIA 76ERS - *Forward Furkan Aldemir (12/18, plantar fasciitis in 
 right foot) is doubtful for Friday's game against Charlotte. Forward Andrei 
 Kirilenko (12/11, personal) is out indefinitely. Guard Jason Richardson 
 (8/27, left knee surgery/stress fracture in right foot) is out indefinitely. 
 Center Joel Embiid (7/5, right foot surgery) is out indefinitely. 
 
 PHOENIX SUNS - No significant injuries.
 
 PORTLAND TRAIL BLAZERS - *Center Chris Kaman (12/18, personal) is 
 questionable for Friday's game against San Antonio. *Guard Nicolas Batum 
 (12/18, bruised left knee/right wrist) is questionable for Friday's game 
 against San Antonio. Center Robin Lopez (12/16, broken right hand) is 
 expected to miss 6-8 weeks. 
 
 SACRAMENTO KINGS - *Forward Reggie Evans (12/18, bruised left knee/hip) will 
 miss Thursday's game against Milwaukee. *Guard Omri Casspi (12/18, left knee 
 inflammation) will miss Thursday's game against Milwaukee. *Center DeMarcus 
 Cousins (12/18, illness) is probable for Thursday's game against Milwaukee. 
 
 SAN ANTONIO SPURS - *Guard Danny Green (12/18, sore foot) is probable for 
 Friday's game against Portland. *Forward Kawhi Leonard (12/18, bruised right 
 hand) will miss Friday's game against Portland. Guard Patty Mills (7/5, right 
 shoulder surgery) is out indefinitely. *Guard Tony Parker (12/18, strained 
 left hamstring) will miss Friday's game against Portland. 
 
 TORONTO RAPTORS - Guard DeMar DeRozan (11/29, torn left adductor longus 
 tendon) is out indefinitely. 
 
 UTAH JAZZ - No significant injuries.
 
 WASHINGTON WIZARDS - Forward Paul Pierce (12/17, sore right toe) is 
 questionable for Friday's game against Miami. Forward Martell Webster (7/15, 
 back surgery) is out indefinitely. 
 
 
 
 12/18 21:32:26 ET