NBA Playoffs injury tracker: Which stars could miss part of the postseason? [UPDATED]

As the NBA Playoffs approach, our injury tracker is keeping up with every key rotation player who could miss part of the postseason.

With the regular season winding down, Injuries to key players are casting a long shadow over several playoff races with the potential to stretch into the Play-In Tournament, the first round and beyond.

A few important dates to remember — the last day of the NBA regular season is Apr. 9. The Play-In Tournament will run from Apr. 11 to Apr. 14. The first round of the playoffs will begin on Apr. 15.

To help keep track of who is out and for how long, we’re rounding up details on injuries to key rotation players that could affect Play-In or postseason availability and updating it daily. Here is the latest from around the league.


NBA Playoffs injury tracker: Who could miss postseason games?

Brooklyn Nets injury report:

  • Ben Simmons is out with back and knee soreness and hasn’t played since Feb. 15. As of today, there is no timeline for his return.

Golden State Warriors injury report:

  • Andrew Wiggins is away from the team for undisclosed personal reasons and hasn’t played since before the All-Star break. There is currently no timeline for his return.

Los Angeles Clippers injury report:

  • Paul George is out with a sprained knee. On Mar. 22, the team announced that he would be re-evaluated in two to three weeks (between Apr. 5 and Apr. 12).
  • Norman Powell has been out with a shoulder injury since Mar. 3. On Mar. 19, the Clippers announced he would be re-evaluated in one week (Mar. 26).

Los Angeles Lakers injury report:

  • Mo Bamba has been out with a high ankle sprain since Mar. 9. The Lakers initially said he would be re-evaluated in four weeks (Apr. 6).

Memphis Grizzlies injury report:

  • Steven Adams has been out with a knee strain since Jan. 23. On Mar. 9, the team updated his timeline, saying that he would be out for at least the next four weeks. That would put his return date as Apr. 6, in a best-case scenario.
  • Brandon Clarke is out for the rest of the regular season and playoffs with an Achilles injury.

Minnesota Timberwolves injury report:

  • Anthony Edwards has been out since Mar. 13 with an ankle injury. There is currently no timetable for his return.

New Orleans Pelicans injury report:

  • Jose Alvarado is out with a stress injury in his tibia. On Mar. 22, it was announced he would be re-evaluated in two-to-three weeks (between Apr. 5 and Apr. 12).
  • Zion Williamson returned to on-court activities on Mar. 22 but is not yet ready to return to game action. He will be re-evaluated in two weeks (Apr. 5).

Phoenix Suns injury report:

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