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Mirjam Swanson: A new-look injury report from the Clippers: Gallo is questionable with the low back spasms; new guy Wilson Chandler is out with a right quad strain (though the new acquisitions might not be with the team just ye anyway?), and, yes, Luc Mbah a Moute remains out with the knee.
Shams Charania: Philadelphia starter Wilson Chandler will miss 2-to-3 weeks with a right quadriceps strain, likely to return after the All-Star break, league sources tell @TheAthleticNBA @WatchStadium.
Keith Pompey: #Sixers coach Brett Brown expects Butler, Embiid and Chandler to all play tomorrow vs. #Lakers.
Tim Bontemps: Wilson Chandler says he’s good to go for tonight’s game against the Pacers. He was a game-time decision with an upper respiratory issue.
Tim Bontemps: Joel Embiid and Wilson Chandler are both game time decisions.
Serena Winters: Lots of #Sixers updates for tonight’s game. Joel Embiid is questionable with left knee soreness. Jimmy Butler is out with an upper respiratory infection. Wilson Chandler is out with an upper respiratory infection.
Sherrod Blakely: Wilson Chandler will play and start tonight for the #Sixers according to head coach Brett Brown.
Derek Bodner: Wilson Chandler (thigh) will not play tonight. Brett Brown has not yet determined who will start in his place. #Sixers.
Serena Winters: Wilson Chandler & Mike Muscala are both available tonight.
Tim MacMahon: Sixers extremely shorthanded in Memphis tonight with Robert Covington and Dario Saric obviously unavailable and Wilson Chandler resting on the second night of a back-to-back after recently returning from a hamstring injury.
Jon Johnson: Wilson Chandler is “trending in incredibly positive ways”, according to Brett Brown. Still no return date.
Jon Johnson: Wilson Chandler is getting closer to making his regular season debut, but will not play tonight. Brett Brown says “not that far off.”
Kyle Neubeck: Brett Brown just said the Sixers are going to be without Mike Muscala and Wilson Chandler “for a while” while discussing what they want to accomplish tonight, which does not seem great
Sixers coach Brett Brown was asked Thursday where Wilson Chandler was in his rehabilitation. The 76ers reserve forward hasn’t played or practiced since straining his left hamstring against Melbourne United on Sept. 28. “He’s a ways away,” Brown said of the 31-year-old Chandler. “My experience with hamstrings is … that rarely is it less than a month [recovery], rarely. It’s not like he’s 20 years old … We don’t want to rush him back into doing anything.”
Keith Pompey: #Sixers forward @Wilson Chandler will not travel with the team to China as he’ll be rehabbing in Camden. Chandler, who sprained his left hamstring on Friday, will be re-evaluated in two-to-three weeks.
Chris Haynes: Philadelphia forward Wilson Chandler will be sidelined 2-3 weeks with a left hamstring injury.
Derek Bodner: Wilson Chandler has a left hamstring strain and will not return. #sixers
Harrison Wind: Wilson Chandler (nose contusion) will play tonight. He’s been fitted for a mask.
Harrison Wind: Gary Harris (right knee sprain/strain) will miss his ninth-consecutive game Tuesday vs. Pacers. Wilson Chandler (nasal fracture) is questionable.
Gina Mizell: #Nuggets updated injury report lists Wilson Chandler as OUT vs. Bucks with a nasal fracture. So Denver will be down two starters, with Gary Harris still nursing a knee injury.
Harrison Wind: Nuggets say Wilson Chandler has been diagnosed with a nasal fracture. He’s questionable for Sunday’s game vs. Bucks.
Harrison Wind: Wilson Chandler (right hip soreness) is expected to play for Nuggets Sunday vs Kings.
Harrison Wind: Update: Wilson Chandler (right hip soreness) is OUT tonight vs Lakers.
Harrison Wind: Wilson Chandler (illness) and Darrell Arthur (right knee soreness) are both available tonight vs Hornets.
Harrison Wind: Wilson Chandler (illness) is available to play, Nuggets say.
TJ McBride: Malone said that Chandler woke up after the OKC game and “felt like someone beat him with a baseball bat”. He’s been getting IVs trying to get back to full health.
Harrison Wind: Wilson Chandler (illness) is available to play tonight for Nuggets vs Spurs.
Gina Mizell: #Nuggets coach Michael Malone said Wilson Chandler will likely play around 25 minutes tonight after missing 4 of last 6 games w/lower back pain. “This is a long road trip with a lot of traveling, so we really have to keep an eye on that…those back injuries can be very tricky.”
Harrison Wind: Nuggets announce Wilson Chandler (low back pain) available to play tonight vs Mavs.
Harrison Wind: Wilson Chandler (back) will not play tonight vs Lakers.
Harrison Wind: Nikola Jokic (ankle) will not play tomorrow vs Lakers. No updated timetable has been announced for his return. Wilson Chandler (back) is questionable after missing Denver’s last two games.
TJ McBride: #Nuggets injury report vs the #Bulls: Mason Plumlee (core strain) WILL PLAY Wilson Chandler (lower back soreness) is OUT Paul Millsap (left wrist surgery) is OUT
Harrison Wind: Wilson Chandler (back) is OUT tomorrow vs Bulls.
David Locke: Wilson Chandler is out for the Denver Nuggets
Chris Dempsey: Meanwhile, Wilson Chandler (back) remains questionable for the game. #Nuggets
Gina Mizell: #Nuggets coach Michael Malone said Nikola Jokic (ankle) and Wilson Chandler (back) are going to give it a go tonight against the Grizzlies. But did not reveal his starting lineup.
TJ McBride: Malone on Wilson Chandler’s sore back: “I give him a lot of credit because he is playing through a lot of pain and discomfort right now.” “It is going to be something that we have to monitor.”
Gina Mizell: #Nuggets small forward Wilson Chandler (back) is available to play tonight in Houston, Michael Malone said. But he remained mum on who would start at PF in place of Paul Millsap.
Wilson Chandler missed Monday’s game at Sacramento with a sore lower back, but is confident he’ll play on Wednesday night in Houston. “Yeah, it’s just a sore back,” he said. “Just wanted to get a couple of days of rest. I’m like 95 percent sure I’ll play in Houston.”
Chris Dempsey: Wilson Chandler (back) is also out of tonight’s game
TJ McBride: #Nuggets Injury update prior to taking on the #Kings on a back go back. Wilson Chandler (Low Back Pain) is QUESTIONABLE. Paul Millsap (Left Wrist Sprain) is OUT.
TJ McBride: Nuggets updated injury report:
TJ McBride: Nuggets injury report vs Lakers: Wilson Chandler (right hip) is QUESTIONABLE. Paul Millsap (rest) is OUT. Jameer Nelson is ACTIVE.
TJ McBride: Wilson Chandler is expected to play for Denver against the Pelicans Malone said. He was dealing with a migraine headache.
TJ McBride: Wilson Chandler and Darrell Arthur are officially ACTIVE tonight against the Cavs. Danilo Gallinari is OUT.
Jonathan Feigen: Nuggets forwards Wilson Chandler and Danilo Gallinari both out vs. Rockets tonight. Both had been upgraded to questionable. Arthur also out.
Chris Dempsey: There are no timetables for the injuries Danilo Gallinari (knee) and Wilson Chandler (groin) are rehabbing. Both are day-to-day. #Nuggets
Nick Kosmider: Darrell Arthur (rest), Wilson Chandler (groin) and Kenneth Faried (back) all out for Nuggets tonight vs. Lakers.
TJ McBride: Wilson Chandler had an MRI on his groin that came back negative. Just dealing with pain and rehabbing.
Chris Dempsey: Wilson Chandler has a right groin contusion. He’s questionable. And Kenneth Faried remains doubtful with low back pain. #Nuggets
TJ McBride: Wilson Chandler is OUT tonight according to Malone.
Denver Nuggets forward Wilson Chandler had surgery to repair a labral tear in his right hip Tuesday, and will be out the rest of the season, according to the team. Chandler, who hasn’t played for Denver this regular season, had the surgery in New York. The Nuggets expect him to be ready for the 2016-17 season.
Before a few days ago, Wilson Chandler would have had a tough time recalling the last time he cried. But tears welled up in his eyes when he realized his season, this season, was over before it ever began. “In the past when I’ve had surgery I’ve been down, but never got teary eyes like this,” said Chandler on Thursday, one day after the Nuggets made it known the veteran forward needs season-ending surgery to repair a labral tear. “It’s like ‘Man, it’s always something.’ Definitely heartbreaking, especially after the summer I’ve had.”
Denver Nuggets forward Wilson Chandler will undergo hip surgery and miss the season, league sources told Yahoo Sports. Chandler has been diagnosed with a labral tear, league sources said. He suffered the injury during the preseason.
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