NBA Injury Report for Today - December 30, 2022

Los Angeles Lakers v Milwaukee Bucks
Los Angeles Lakers v Milwaukee Bucks

We have a nine-game slate for the Friday, December 30 slate of NBA action and this injury report will be updated throughout the day.

Please note that teams on the second half of a back-to-back have until 1 p.m. local time to submit their injury report.

Washington Wizards vs Orlando Magic

Shooting guard Bradley BealHamstringQuestionable
Power forward Taj GibsonGroinQuestionable

Bradley Beal is dealing with a hamstring injury and was able to warm up on Wednesday before being ruled out and will try to play once again here to avoid a second missed game. Taj Gibson is dealing with left groin soreness.

Shooting guard Cole AnthonySuspensionOut
Center Mo BambaSuspension Out
Center Wendell Carter JrSuspensionOut
Point guard R.J. HamptonSuspensionOut
Shooting guard Gary HarrisSuspensionOut
Power forward Jonathan IsaacKneeOut
Power forward Chuma OkekeKneeOut
Shooting guard Jalen SuggsAnkleOut
Center Mortiz WagnerSuspension Out

The Orlando Magic are without a lot of their rotation due to suspensions being placed on players for leaving the bench during an altercation against the Detroit Pistons, as six players are missing due to suspension.

The other three players are all dealing with injuries that have been written about here and no updated information has been released as of this writing.

Los Angeles Lakers vs Atlanta Hawks

Power forward Anthony DavisFoot Out
Small forward LeBron JamesAnkleQuestionable
Shooting guard Austin ReavesAnkleProbable
Point guard Dennis SchroderFootProbable
Point guard Lonnie Walker IVTailboneProbable

The Lakers are dealing with a handful of injuries, but most of the players are listed as probable. LeBron James has been on the injury report with an ankle injury, but has not missed any games due to it. Anthony Davis is waiting another week to be re-evaluated for a stress fracture in his right foot.

Point guard Trae YoungCalfProbable
Small forward De'Andre HunterAnkleQuestionable
Center Clint CapelaCalfOut

Trae Young is expected to play in this game after missing one game with a calf strain. De'Andre Hunter is questionable for this game and has missed a couple of games already due to the injury. Clint Capela is ruled out for this game and has not played since last Friday.

Phoenix Suns vs Toronto Raptors

Shooting guard Devin BookerGroinOut
Small forward Jae CrowderNot With TeamOut
Small forward Cameron JohnsonKneeOut
Point guard Cameron PayneFootOut
Shooting guard Landry ShametAchillesOut

The Suns are dealing with a handful of rotational players ruled out. There is nothing new to update about any of the injuries right now outside of Devin Booker. Booker is out for at least four weeks due to the groin injury.

Detroit Pistons vs Chicago Bulls

Point guard Cade CunninghamShinOut
Power forward Marvin Bagley IIIIllnessQuestionable
Shooting guard Hamidou DialloSuspensionOut
Point guard Killian HayesSuspensionOut
Power forward Isaiah LiversShoulderOut

The Pistons are dealing with a pair of players being suspended for their roles in the altercation against the Orlando Magic. Cunningham is out for the season with a shin injury. Bagley is suffering an illness and has not played since December 23.

Point guard Lonzo BallKneeOut
Shooting guard Alex CarusoConcussionProbable
Small forward Javonte GreenKneeProbable
Small forward Derrick Jones JrAnkleQuestionable
Point guard Coby WhiteKneeQuestionable
Power forward Patrick WilliamsClavicleQuestionable

Caruso is listed as probable with a concussion that has sidelined him since December 21. Javonte Green is listed as probable as he is dealing with a knee injury, but has not missed any games due to it.

Minnesota Timberwolves vs Milwaukee Bucks

Small forward Kyle AndersonBackQuestionable
Point guard Jordan McLaughlinCalfOut
Power forward Taurean PrinceShoulderOut
Power forward Karl-Anthony TownsCalfOut

Karl-Anthony Towns headlines the injury report for Minnesota as he is expected to be back on the court within the next couple of weeks. McLaughlin will be re-evaluated in a week for his calf injury that has sidelined him since December 9. Kyle Anderson is listed as questionable with back spasms, that made him miss games since December 18.

Point guard Jrue HolidayIllnessDoubtful
Small forward Khris MiddletonKneeOut

The Bucks are likely without two of their "Big Three" as Jrue Holiday remains listed as doubtful with an illness that has failed him to play since Christmas Day. Middleton remains sidelined with a knee injury and last played on December 15.

Philadelphia 76ers vs New Orleans Pelicans

Point guard Tyrese MaxeyFootProbable

Tyrese Maxey is the only player for Philadelphia on the report as he is probable to make his return from a foot injury that has kept him sidelined since November 18.

Shooting guard E.J. LiddellOutKnee
Small forward Larry Nance JrNeckDoubtful
Small forward Brandon IngramToeOut
Small forward Herbert JonesConditioningQuestionable

The Pelicans are dealing with a few players here as Herbert Jones looks to get back on the court after missing a week so far as he gets back into playing shape after an illness.

Ingram is dealing with a toe injury that has sidelined him for over a month. Nance Jr is dealing with neck spasms that landed him on the report as doubtful here as well.

Miami Heat vs Denver Nuggets

Small forward Jimmy ButlerKneeProbable
Center Dewayne DedmonHealth & Safety ProtocolsOut
Power forward Udonis HaslemAchillesQuestionable
Forward Nikola JovicBackProbable
Small forward Caleb MartinAnkleQuestionable
Point guard Gabe VincentKneeProbable
Center Omer YurtsevenAnkleOut

Jimmy Butler highlights the injury report for Miami as he is listed as probable with a knee injury which has surprisingly not yet caused him to miss any games thus far.

Power forward Bruce BrownAnkleQuestionable
Point guard Collin GillepsieLegOut
Power forward Aaron GordonShoulderQuestionable
Small forward Jeff Green FingerOut
Point guard Jamal MurrayKnee Questionable

Aaron Gordon is listed as questionable with a shoulder injury that has sidelined him since Christmas Day. Jamal Murray is dealing with returning from a torn ACL and is put on here as a precautious measure.

Portland Trail Blazers vs Golden State Warriors

Power forward Greg Brown IIIIllnessOut
Shooting guard Keon JohnsonIllnessOut
Small forward Nassir LittleHipOut
Center Jusuf NurkicCalfProbable
Shooting guard Gary Payton IIConditioningOut
Power forward Justise WinslowAnkleOut

The Trail Blazers have been dealing with a handful of injuries, headlined by Nassir Little to remain out for another couple of weeks as he recovers from a mild head impaction fracture on his right hip and has not played on November 29. Center Jusuf Nurkic is listed as probable with right calf soreness and he has not played since Monday.

Point guard Stephen CurryShoulderOut
Shooting guard Donte DiVincenzoKneeProbable
Power forward Draymond GreenFootProbable
Power forward JaMychal GreenLegOut
Small forward Andre IguodalaHipOut
Small forward Andrew WigginsIllnessOut

Both Donte DiVencenzo and Draymond Green are expected to play tonight. Stephen Curry is expected to be re-evaluated in a week to see how his shoulder injury has progressed. Andrew Wiggins has not played since December 3 and has been ruled out here as well.

Utah Jazz vs Sacramento Kings

Utah does not have any players listed on their injury report.

Power forward Trey LylesCalfQuestionable

Only one player is listed on the injury report for Sacramento as Trey Lyles is dealing with a right calf contusion and trying to avoid missing any action.

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Edited by Mudeet Arora