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                 ***** NBA Injuries from The Sports Network *****                
 
                  * - new information since last transmission.                 
 
 ATLANTA HAWKS - *Guard Jeff Teague (12/17, strained left hamstring) missed 
 Wednesday's game against Cleveland. 
 
 BOSTON CELTICS - *Guard Marcus Smart (12/17, strained left Achilles) missed 
 Wednesday's game against Orlando. 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. Center Vitor Faverani (10/13, 
 left knee surgery) is out indefinitely. 
 
 BROOKLYN NETS - *Forward Kevin Garnett (12/17, rest) missed Wednesday's game 
 against Toronto. *Forward Sergey Karasev (12/17, strained left oblique) 
 missed Wednesday's game against Toronto. Center Brook Lopez (12/11, strained 
 back) is out indefinitely. 
 
 CHARLOTTE HORNETS - No significant injuries.
 
 CHICAGO BULLS - Forward Doug McDermott (12/1, arthroscopic right knee 
 surgery) is out indefinitely. *Center Joakim Noah (12/17, sprained right 
 ankle) is probable for Thursday's game against New York. 
 
 CLEVELAND CAVALIERS - *Guard Mike Miller (12/17, concussion/stiff neck) 
 missed Wednesday's game against Atlanta. 
 
 DALLAS MAVERICKS - Guard Raymond Felton (10/28, sprained right ankle) is out 
 indefinitely. 
 
 DENVER NUGGETS - *Forward Danilo Gallinari (12/17, sore left knee) is 
 probable for Wednesday's game against Houston. Guard Randy Foye (11/25, torn 
 ligament in right quadricep) is expected to miss three weeks. *Center JaVale 
 McGee (12/17, strained left tibia) is questionable for Wednesday's game 
 against Houston. *Forward Kenneth Faried (12/17, strained right ankle) is 
 probable for Wednesday's game against Houston. 
 
 DETROIT PISTONS - No significant injuries.
 
 GOLDEN STATE WARRIORS - *Center Andrew Bogut (12/17, fluid in right knee) 
 will miss Thursday's game against Oklahoma City. Forward David Lee (11/7, 
 strained left hamstring) is out indefinitely. 
 
 HOUSTON ROCKETS - *Guard Jason Terry (12/17, personal) will miss Wednesday's 
 game against Denver. *Forward Kostas Papanikolaou (12/17, strained right 
 knee) will miss Wednesday's game against Denver. *Guard Isaiah Canaan (12/17, 
 sprained left ankle) is questionable for Wednesday's game against Denver. 
 Forward Terrence Jones (11/4, peroneal nerve contusion) is out indefinitely. 
 *Forward Francisco Garcia (12/17, strained right calf/Achilles) is expected 
 to miss Wednesday's game against Denver. *Center Dwight Howard (12/17, sore 
 right knee) is questionable for Wednesday's game against Denver. 
 
 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. 
 
 MEMPHIS GRIZZLIES - *Guard Tony Allen (12/17, corneal abrasion in right eye) 
 missed Wednesday's game against San Antonio. 
 
 MIAMI HEAT - Center Chris Bosh (12/13, strained left calf) is out 
 indefinitely. *Forward Danny Granger (12/17, illness) is questionable for 
 Wednesday's game against Utah. Forward Josh McRoberts (12/10, torn ligament 
 in right knee) is out indefinitely. 
 
 MILWAUKEE BUCKS - *Forward Jabari Parker (12/16, left knee surgery) will miss 
 the remainder of the season. *Center Johnny O`Bryant (12/17, sore knee) is 
 questionable for Wednesday's game against Portland. Forward Ersan Ilyasova 
 (12/3, broken nose/mild concussion) will miss at least 1-2 weeks. *Forward 
 Damien Inglis (12/17, right foot surgery) is questionable for Wednesday's 
 game against Portland. Forward John Henson (11/26, sprained left ankle) will 
 miss at least 2-3 weeks. 
 
 MINNESOTA TIMBERWOLVES - 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. 
 
 NEW YORK KNICKS - Guard Iman Shumpert (12/13, dislocated left shoulder) is 
 out indefinitely. *Guard J.R. Smith (12/17, partially torn left plantar 
 fascia) is expected to miss 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 (12/17, 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 (12/17, bruised right heel) is 
 questionable 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 Robin Lopez (12/16, broken right hand) is 
 expected to miss 6-7 weeks. *Guard C.J. McCollum (12/17, broken right index 
 finger) is questionable for Wednesday's game against Milwaukee. 
 
 SACRAMENTO KINGS - *Guard Omri Casspi (12/17, left knee inflammation) is 
 doubtful for Thursday's game against Milwaukee. *Center DeMarcus Cousins 
 (12/17, illness) is questionable for Thursday's game against Milwaukee. 
 
 SAN ANTONIO SPURS - *Forward Kawhi Leonard (12/17, bruised right hand) missed 
 Wednesday's game against Memphis. Guard Patty Mills (7/5, right shoulder 
 surgery) is out indefinitely. *Guard Tony Parker (12/17, strained left 
 hamstring) missed Wednesday's game against Memphis. 
 
 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. 
 
 
 
 12/17 21:13:44 ET