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Ben Simmons
Not mentally ready to play
GPhiladelphia 76ers
Not Injury Related
October 22, 2021
Simmons met with the Sixers' medical staff Friday and informed the team he's not mentally ready to play, and his next steps will be determined by medical professionals after being further evaluated, Adrian Wojnarowski of ESPN reports.
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Bradley Beal
Questionable Friday
GWashington Wizards
Hip
October 21, 2021
Beal is questionable for Friday's matchup against the Pacers due to a bruised right hip.
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Joel Embiid
Questionable with knee soreness
CPhiladelphia 76ers
Knee
October 21, 2021
Embiid is questionable for Friday's game against the Nets due to right knee soreness.
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Ben Simmons
Out Friday, future status unclear
GPhiladelphia 76ers
Not Injury Related
October 21, 2021
Simmons won't play in Friday's home opener against Brooklyn and will remain sidelined for "an undetermined period of time," Shams Charania of The Athletic reports.
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Ben Simmons
Skips individual workout
GPhiladelphia 76ers
Suspension
October 21, 2021
Simmons (suspension) arrived and departed the 76ers' practice facility without taking part in his scheduled individual workout, Adrian Wojnarowski of ESPN reports. He cited back pain but was cleared by the 76ers' medical team.
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Bradley Beal
Off injury report
GWashington Wizards
October 20, 2021
Beal (knee) is not on the injury report for Wednesday's game against the Raptors.
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Ben Simmons
Suspended for opener
GPhiladelphia 76ers
Suspension
October 19, 2021
Simmons was kicked out of the 76ers' practice Tuesday and has been suspended one game for conduct detrimental to the team, Malika Andrews of ESPN reports.
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Bradley Beal
X-ray comes back clean
GWashington Wizards
Knee
October 18, 2021
The X-ray on Beal's knee came back negative Monday, and he appears to be fine for Wednesday's regular-season opener, Chase Hughes of NBC Sports Washington reports.
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Malcolm Brogdon
Signs contract extension
GIndiana Pacers
October 18, 2021
Brogdon signed a two-year, $45 million contract extension with the Pacers on Monday, Adrian Wojnarowski of ESPN reports.
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Jaren Jackson
Inks long-term deal with Memphis
FMemphis Grizzlies
October 18, 2021
Jackson and the Grizzlies agreed Monday on a four-year, $105 million contract extension, Adrian Wojnarowski of ESPN reports.
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Bradley Beal
Practices Sunday
GWashington Wizards
Knee
October 17, 2021
Beal (knee) was an active participant during team practice Sunday, according to Chase Hughes of NBC Sports Washington.
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Ben Simmons
Unsure for opener
GPhiladelphia 76ers
Not Injury Related
October 17, 2021
Philadelphia head coach Doc Rivers said Sunday that he's unsure whether Simmons will be available for Wednesday's season opener in New Orleans, Derek Bodner of The Athletic reports.
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Bradley Beal
Hoping to practice Sunday
GWashington Wizards
Knee
October 16, 2021
Beal (knee) is getting treatment Saturday with the hope of practicing Sunday, David Aldridge of The Athletic reports.
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Ben Simmons
Won't play Friday
GPhiladelphia 76ers
Not Injury Related
October 15, 2021
Simmons (reconditioning) will not play in Friday's preseason finale against the Pistons, Ramona Shelbourne of ESPN.com reports.
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Luka Doncic
Resting in preseason finale
GDallas Mavericks
Rest
October 14, 2021
Doncic will rest in Friday's preseason game against the Bucks, Callie Caplan of The Dallas Morning News reports.
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Kyrie Irving
Reiterates stance, still ineligible
GBrooklyn Nets
Personal
October 14, 2021
Irving (personal) spoke on Instagram live Wednesday night and expressed his reasoning for remaining unvaccinated for the foreseeable future. The Nets have opted not to accommodate Irving as a part-time player, and he'll remain away from the team until he receives the vaccine, Ohm Youngmisuk of ESPN reports.
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Zion Williamson
No timetable to return
FNew Orleans Pelicans
Foot
October 14, 2021
Pelicans executive vice president David Griffin said Thursday that Williamson (foot) will be reevaluated by doctors in two weeks and doesn't yet have a timetable to return, Will Guillory of The Athletic reports.
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Jimmy Butler
Won't travel to Atlanta
FMiami Heat
Illness
October 13, 2021
Butler (illness) won't travel with the team ahead of Thursday's preseason matchup against Atlanta, Wes Goldberg of The San Jose Mercury News reports.
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Jimmy Butler
Not practicing Wednesday
FMiami Heat
Illness
October 13, 2021
Butler (illness) wasn't at Wednesday's practice, Ira Winderman of the South Florida Sun Sentinel reports.
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Ben Simmons
Doubtful Friday
GPhiladelphia 76ers
Not Injury Related
October 13, 2021
Simmons (not injury related) hasn't been ruled out for Friday's preseason game against the Pistons, Ky Carlin of USA Today reports. He is officially doubtful for the contest.
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Kyrie Irving
Won't play until fully eligible
GBrooklyn Nets
Coach's Decision
October 12, 2021
Irving won't be permitted to play or practice with the Nets in any capacity until he's fully eligible, Malika Andrews of ESPN reports. "We have decided Kyrie Irving will not play or practice with the team until he is eligible to be a full participant," Brooklyn general manager Sean Marks said in a statement Tuesday. "Kyrie has made a personal choice, and we respect his individual right to choose. Currently the choice restricts his ability to be a full-time member of the team, and we will not permit any member of our team to participate with part-time availability."
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Ben Simmons
Arrives in Philly
GPhiladelphia 76ers
Not Injury Related
October 11, 2021
Simmons (not injury related) has arrived in Philadelphia and has taken a COVID-19 test as required by NBA protocol, Adrian Wojnarowski of ESPN reports.
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Jimmy Butler
Won't play Monday
FMiami Heat
Illness
October 11, 2021
Butler has been ruled out for Monday's preseason game against the Hornets due to an illness.
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Ben Simmons
Working toward reunion with Sixers
GPhiladelphia 76ers
Not Injury Related
October 11, 2021
Simmons' agent, Rich Paul, and 76ers officials have been progressing in talks in recent days to have the three-time All-Star report to Philadelphia and end his impasse with the franchise, Adrian Wojnarowski of ESPN reports.
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Kyrie Irving
Nets bracing for absences
GBrooklyn Nets
Coach's Decision
October 10, 2021
Nets head coach Steve Nash indicated Sunday that the Nets are preparing for Irving to miss extensive time this season, Brian Lewis of the New York Post reports. "I think we recognize he's not playing home games," Nash said of the star guard. "We're going to have to for sure play without him this year. So it just depends on when, where and how much."
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