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NBA Injuries
Boston Celtics
Abdel Nader 6/11/2018 Out (Wrist) Nader is expected to need two-to-three months to recover from surgery on his right wrist to address an issue related to a fracture suffered during high school, according to the Boston Globe's Adam Himmelsbach.
Daniel Theis 3/11/2018 Out (Knee) The Celtics announced that Theis suffered a torn meniscus and is likely out for the rest of the season.
Kyrie Irving 3/11/2018 Out (Knee) The Celtics announced that Irving underwent a procedure on Saturday (Apr. 7) to remove a couple of screws from his left patella from an injury he suffered in 2015. He's expected to take 4-5 months to recover.
Gordon Hayward 10/17/2017 Out (Foot) Heyward had a ankle procedure where the screws were removed from his broken fibula. He's expected to resume basketball activities in 6-8 weeks, according to Gary Washburn of The Boston Globe.
Chicago Bulls
Paul Zipser 5/18/2018 Out (Foot) Zipser had foot surgery, according to K.C. Johnson of the Chicago Tribune. No timetable for his recovery has been announced.
Denzel Valentine 4/3/2018 Out (Knee) The Bulls announced G Denzel Valentine will undergo surgery on his left knee and he'll miss the rest of the season.
Dallas Mavericks
Dirk Nowitzki 5/11/2018 Out (Ankle) Nowitzki had surgery on his ankle and has shed a walking boot. He said the rehab for his ankle may take all summer, but he's hoping to be ready for the start of next season, according to a report from
Denver Nuggets
Mason Plumlee 4/26/2018 Out (Core Muscle) Plumlee had surgery to repair a core muscle, according to Harrison Wind of The expectation is that he will be ready by training camp.
Miami Heat
Dion Waiters 1/30/2018 Out (Ankle) Waiters had surgery in his left ankle in January, and the team is unsure if he will be ready for training camp, according to Ira Winderman of the South Florida Sun-Sentinel.
Milwaukee Bucks
John Henson 4/20/2018 Out (Back Soreness) Henson is listed as out for Game Seven on Saturday (Apr. 28) against the Celtics, according to head coach Joe Prunty.
Minnesota Timberwolves
Justin Patton 4/19/2018 Out (Foot) Jon Krawczynski of The Athletic Minnesota reports, Timberwolves coach Tom Thibodeau said Patton will miss most of the fall recovering from foot surgery.
New Orleans Pelicans
DeMarcus Cousins 1/26/2018 Out (Achilles) Cousins said his rehab is going well and that he's shooting to be ready by training camp, according to Marc J. Spears of The Undefeated.
Alexis Ajinca 10/17/2017 Out (Knee) The Pelicans announced Ajinca will be out for four-to-six months following successful surgery on his left patellar tendon.
Frank Jackson 9/1/2017 Out (Foot) Jackson is expected to be ready to play in the Summer League with the team, according to Will Guillory of the New Orleans Times-Picayune.
New York Knicks
Kristaps Porzingis 2/6/2018 Out (Knee) The Knicks announced Porzingis had successful surgery Tuesday (Feb 13) to repair a torn ACL in his left knee.
Oklahoma City Thunder
Paul George 5/10/2018 Out (Knee) George had surgery on his knee and is expected to return to basketball activities in 6-8 weeks, according to Marc J. Spears of
Andre Roberson 1/28/2018 Out (Hernia/Knee) Roberson had arthroscopic surgery on his left knee, according to Royce Young of ESPN.
Philadelphia 76ers
Robert Covington 5/18/2018 Out (Finger) The 76ers announced that Covington had surgery to repair the extensor tendon in his left middle finger. He will be re-evaluated in a few weeks.
Sacramento Kings
Bogdan Bogdanovic 4/25/2018 Out (Knee) The Kings announced that Bogdanovic had surgery on his left knee. He's expected to resume full basketball activities in 8-10 weeks.
Harry Giles 10/9/2017 Out (Knee) The Kings announced Giles is on track with his rehabilitation but they would prefer to have him focus on his individual rehab with a goal of being ready for the 2018 Las Vegas Summer League.
Utah Jazz
Thabo Sefolosha 1/17/2018 Out (Knee) Sefolosha is making progress, but is still at least another month or so away from returning to normal summer training, according to Ben Dowsett of The Athletic. The expectation is that he's healthy and ready for the start of the 2018-2019 season.
Washington Wizards
Otto Porter Jr. 4/27/2018 Out (Leg) The Wizards announced that Porter had a procedure done to address the buildup of blood flow in the area of a contusion of his leg. He's out indefinitely.