NBA Draftking: Top Injury Reports In January 2023

By  //  January 27, 2023

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Common injuries seen in NBA players include sprains and strains, as well as more serious injuries such as ACL tears and stress fractures.

These types of injuries can result in missed games and extended time on the sidelines and can have a significant impact on a player’s performance and the team’s success. The list of injured NBA players for January 2023 is updated below. 

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All forms of fantasy basketball require an understanding of the injury landscape, but it’s especially important when creating DFS lineups on websites like FanDuel and DraftKings. Consider this your one-stop guide to the NBA’s injuries that are important for fantasy players.

A Detailed List of Injuries

Knowing about the NBA DraftKings injury reports and related basketball news is important because it can affect the performance of a player and thus impact the outcome of the fantasy game. If a key player on a team is injured, they may not be able to play as many minutes or at their usual level of performance.


Name Team Status Opponent Home/Away Notes
Brandon Ingram NO Out (Toe) MIA Away As a result of a toe injury, Ingram will not play for the Pelicans.
Zion Williamson NO Out (Hamstring) MIA Away Williamson will undergo another evaluation in three weeks after he recovers from a hamstring strain.
Naji Marshall NO Out (Toe) MIA Away As a result of a toe injury, Marshall will not play for the Pelicans.
EJ Liddell NO Out (Knee) MIA Away Liddell will be out for a while for the Pelicans as he recovers from a right knee injury.
Udonis Haslem MIA Probable (Achilles) NO Home Despite having an Achilles injury, Haslem will probably play for the Heat.
Duncan Robinson MIA Out (Finger) NO Home Robinson will have finger surgery and miss 4 weeks of Heat action.
Ömer Yurtseven MIA Out (Ankle) NO Home Yurtseven is healing from an ankle operation. He will be absent for at least three months.
Nikola Jovic MIA Out (Back) NO MIA Jovic will miss at least four weeks due to a stress reaction in his back.
Mitchell Robinson NY Out (Thumb) TOR Away As a result of a thumb injury, Robinson will not play for the Knicks.
Immanuel Quickley NY Out (Knee) TOR Away As a result of a knee injury, Quickley will not play for the Knicks.
Otto Porter Jr.  TOR Out (Foot) NY Home Porter Jr. underwent season-ending foot surgery and will be sidelined for the balance of 2022–2023.
Fred VanVleet TOR Probable (Rib) NY Home Despite having a rib injury, VanVleet will probably play for the Raptors.
OG Anunoboy TOR Out (Ankle) NY Home Anunoby will not play for the Raptors because of an ankle injury.
Dalano Banton TOR Out (Right-Hip) NY Home Banton is suffering from a hip injury and won’t play for the Raptors.

This information can be used to make strategic decisions, such as choosing to bench an injured player or targeting a replacement player who may see an increase in minutes or usage because of the injury.

In addition, injuries can also affect the performance of the team as a whole.