• We’ll be keeping tabs of all the injury and COVID-19 news as the NBA prepares for its restart later this month. This page will be updated whenever news comes out, so be sure to keep checking as you get ready for hoops.

    Each team will be broken down into players who have been confirmed to have COVID-19 (and whether they’re in, out or have their status up in the air), players who have opted out with no public information about their COVID status, and players who will miss the restart due to injury.

    Brooklyn Nets
    Team, Brooklyn Nets

    COVID-19 Positives

    In: Justin Anderson
    Out: Spencer Dinwiddie, DeAndre Jordan, Taurean Prince, Michael Beasley
    TBD:

    Opt-Outs

    Wilson Chandler

    Injuries

    In:
    Out: Kevin Durant (Achilles), Kyrie Irving (shoulder), Nicolas Claxton (shoulder surgery)
    TBD:

    Notes

    Donta Hall joined the team on 7/23.

    Boston Celtics
    Team, Boston Celtics

    COVID-19 Positives

    In: Marcus Smart
    Out:
    TBD:

    Opt-Outs

    None.

    Injuries

    In: Kemba Walker (knee), Tremont Waters (concussion)
    Out:
    TBD:

    Notes

    Gordon Hayward and Vincent Poirier both intend to leave the bubble at some point in September for the birth of their respective children… Kemba Walker will have his minutes monitored in the eight-game season resumption schedule.

    Dallas Mavericks
    Team, Dallas Mavericks

    COVID-19 Positives

    In:
    Out:
    TBD:

    Opt-Outs

    Willie Cauley-Stein

    Injuries

    In:
    Out: Jalen Brunson (shoulder surgery), Dwight Powell (Achilles), Courtney Lee (calf)
    TBD:

    Notes

    Trey Burke entered quarantine after arriving at the bubble on 7/22.

    Denver Nuggets
    Team, Denver Nuggets

    COVID-19 Positives

    In: Nikola Jokic
    Out:
    TBD:

    Opt-Outs

    None.

    Injuries

    In:
    Out:
    TBD:

    Notes

    It’s been reported that Gary Harris, Michael Porter Jr. and Torrey Craig have yet to report to Orlando. Troy Daniels casually mentioned that there are only 8-10 of his teammates on site, meaning the Nuggets could be missing more than just those names…. Monte Morris is also not in Orlando… Harris and Craig arrived and cleared quarantine on 7/20… Porter cleared quarantine on 7/23… Keita Bates-Diop arrived in Orlando on 7/23… Morris is expected to arrive in Orlando on 7/24.

    Houston Rockets
    Team, Houston Rockets

    COVID-19 Positives

    In: Russell Westbrook
    Out:
    TBD:

    Opt-Outs

    Thabo Sefolosha

    Injuries

    In:
    Out: David Nwaba (Achilles)
    TBD:

    Notes

    Bruno Caboclo broke NBA campus rules and had to re-quarantine but has since rejoined his teammates… Russell Westbrook arrived in Orlando on 7/20… Luc Mbah a Moute is still not with the team but is expected to arrive shortly as of 7/20… Austin Rivers left the bubble for personal reasons on 7/24 but is expected to return by 7/27.

    Indiana Pacers
    Team, Indiana Pacers

    COVID-19 Positives

    In: Malcolm Brogdon
    Out:
    TBD:

    Opt-Outs

    None.

    Injuries

    In:
    Out:
    TBD: Victor Oladipo (quad tendon rehab), Domantas Sabonis (plantar fasciitis)

    Notes

    Domantas Sabonis reportedly left the bubble to seek treatment on his ‘significant’ foot injury on 7/24.

    LA Clippers
    Team, Los Angeles Clippers

    COVID-19 Positives

    In:
    Out:
    TBD: Landry Shamet

    Opt-Outs

    None.

    Injuries

    In:
    Out:
    TBD:

    Other

    Kawhi Leonard arrived after the rest of his teammates but has cleared quarantine… Montrezl Harrell left the bubble for a personal matter on 7/17… Patrick Beverley left the bubble for personal reasons on 7/21… Marcus Morris made his first appearance at Clippers practice on 7/21… Lou Williams left the bubble for a personal matter on 7/24…  Marcus Morris plans to leave the bubble for the birth of his child in September.

    Los Angeles Lakers
    Team, Los Angeles Lakers

    COVID-19 Positives

    In:
    Out:
    TBD:

    Opt-Outs

    Avery Bradley

    Injuries

    In:
    Out: Rajon Rondo (thumb surgery)
    TBD:

    Notes

    Two unnamed Lakers tested positive for COVID-19 in March but have since recovered… Markieff Morris joined the team on 7/21 after being away for an excused absence.

    Memphis Grizzlies
    Team, Memphis Grizzlies

    COVID-19 Positives

    In:
    Out:
    TBD:

    Opt-Outs

    None.

    Injuries

    In: Grayson Allen (left hip), Jontay Porter (knee)
    Out: Justise Winslow (hip)
    TBD:

    Notes

    None.

    Miami Heat
    Team, Miami Heat

    COVID-19 Positives

    In: Derrick Jones Jr.
    Out:
    TBD:

    Opt-Outs

    None

    Injuries

    In: Meyers Leonard (ankle)
    Out:
    TBD:

    Other

    While Derrick Jones Jr. was confirmed to have COVID-19, several unnamed Heat players were also reported to test positive… Bam Adebayo and Kendrick Nunn have yet to join the team at Disney World… Adebayo and Nunn arrived on 7/21 and cleared quarantine on 7/23.

    Milwaukee Bucks
    Team, Milwaukee Bucks

    COVID-19 Positives

    In:
    Out:
    TBD: Eric Bledsoe, Pat Connaughton

    Opt-Outs

    None.

    Injuries

    In:
    Out:
    TBD:

    Other

    The Bucks shut their practice facility shortly before heading to Florida, though there have been no reports about who or how many people may have tested positive (Bledsoe and Connaughton have since revealed positive diagnoses)… Bledsoe arrived in the bubble on 7/22 and was cleared to practice on 7/24.

    New Orleans Pelicans
    Team, New Orleans Pelicans

    COVID-19 Positives

    In:
    Out:
    TBD:

    Opt-Outs

    None.

    Injuries

    In:
    Out: Darius Miller (Achilles)
    TBD:

    Other

    Three Pelicans players tested positive for COVID-19 but their names were not released publicly… Zion Williamson left the bubble on 7/16 due to a family emergency but is expected to return.

    Oklahoma City Thunder
    Team, Oklahoma City Thunder

    COVID-19 Positives

    In:
    Out:
    TBD:

    Opt-Outs

    None.

    Injuries

    In:
    Out: Isaiah Roby (right plantar fascia surgery)
    TBD:

    Other

    Dennis Schroder will leave the bubble some time in August for the birth of his child.

    Orlando Magic
    Team, Orlando Magic

    COVID-19 Positives

    In: James Ennis
    Out:
    TBD:

    Opt-Outs

    None.

    Injuries

    In:
    Out:
    TBD: Jonathan Isaac (left knee), Al-Farouq Aminu (torn right meniscus)

    Other

    None.

    Philadelphia 76ers
    Team, Philadelphia Sixers

    COVID-19 Positives

    In:
    Out:
    TBD:

    Opt-Outs

    Ryan Broekhoff

    Injuries

    In: Ben Simmons (back)
    Out:
    TBD:

    Other

    Ryan Broekhoff has not joined the team in Orlando yet, as his wife is high-risk… On 7/21, Broekhoff was left off the restart roster and he will not join the team in Orlando.

    Phoenix Suns
    Team, Phoenix Suns

    COVID-19 Positives

    In: Ricky Rubio
    Out:
    TBD: Aron Baynes

    Opt-Outs

    None.

    Injuries

    In:
    Out:
    TBD: Kelly Oubre (knee surgery)

    Other

    The Suns were forced to close their practice facility at one point, though the names of the positive cases were not revealed… Ricky Rubio, Aron Baynes, Elie Okobo and Jalen Lecque did not travel to Orlando with the original group… Rubio was later seen at the practice on 7/21… Baynes announced a positive test but hopes to rejoin the team… Okobo and Lecque were not with the Suns for personal reasons.

    Portland Trail Blazers
    Team, Portland Trail Blazers

    COVID-19 Positives

    In:
    Out:
    TBD:

    Opt-Outs

    Trevor Ariza, Caleb Swanigan

    Injuries

    In: Jusuf Nurkic (left leg fracture), Zach Collins (dislocated shoulder)
    Out:
    TBD:

    Other

    None.

    Sacramento Kings
    Team, Sacramento Kings

    COVID-19 Positives

    In: Buddy Hield, Jabari Parker, Alex Len
    Out:
    TBD: Harrison Barnes

    Opt-Outs

    None.

    Injuries

    In: De’Aaron Fox (left ankle sprain)
    Out: Marvin Bagley (right foot)
    TBD: 

    Notes

    Richaun Holmes had to re-quarantine, which will end on 7/21, after leaving the bubble to pick up food… Marvin Bagley underwent an MRI after suffering a foot injury in practice on 7/19… Bagley will sit out the restart with a right mid-foot sprain… Barnes traveled to Orlando on 7/24.

    San Antonio Spurs
    Team, San Antonio Spurs

    COVID-19 Positives

    In:
    Out:
    TBD:

    Opt-Outs

    None.

    Injuries

    In:
    Out: LaMarcus Aldridge (shoulder surgery), Trey Lyles (appendicitis)
    TBD:

    Other

    None.

    Toronto Raptors
    Team, Toronto Raptors

    COVID-19 Positives

    In:
    Out:
    TBD:

    Opt-Outs

    None.

    Injuries

    In:
    Out:
    TBD:

    Notes

    None.

    Utah Jazz
    Team, Utah Jazz

    COVID-19 Positives

    In: Donovan Mitchell, Rudy Gobert
    Out:
    TBD:

    Opt-Outs

    None.

    Injuries

    In:
    Out: Bojan Bogdanovic (wrist surgery)
    TBD:

    Notes

    None.

    Washington Wizards
    Team, Washington Wizards

    COVID-19 Positives

    In: Thomas Bryant
    Out:
    TBD: Gary Payton II

    Opt-Outs

    Davis Bertans

    Injuries

    In:
    Out: Bradley Beal (right shoulder), John Wall (Achilles)
    TBD:

    Notes

    Garrison Mathews remains away from the team for a personal matter as of 7/23… Bryant has returned and started in the team’s first scrimmage, while Payton has yet to enter the bubble.

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