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Keshad Johnson left Wednesday's Summer League game with a left ankle sprain. (Source: Ira Winderman on Twitter)

Fantasy Impact: It is a tough break for the undrafted free agent out of Arizona who had been impressing on both ends of the floor.


Kris Middleton has undergone arthroscopic surgery on both of his ankles this offseason but is expected to be ready for the start of next season. (Source: Shams Charania via Twitter)

Fantasy Impact: Middleton has been plagued by injuries over the last several years and his production has taken a hit because of it. While he was arguably better last year than in the 2022-2023 season, it was still a rough one for the veteran forward. Milwaukee will need him on the court this year as they push for a title and expect him to play a fairly large role.


Kyrie Irving has undergone surgery to repair a broken left hand. (Source: Shams Charania on Twitter)

Fantasy Impact: Irving sustained the injury earlier in July while training. It is unclear how long he'll be sidelined.


Brice Sensabaugh has been diagnosed with a torn extensor tendon in his left middle finger and will miss the remainder of the Summer League. (Source: Utah Jazz on Twitter)

Fantasy Impact: Sensabaugh underwent an MRI that revealed the injury. The finger will be splinted and re-evaluated in approximately six weeks.


Nikola Đurišić sustained a left foot injury during Sunday’s Summer League game against the Spurs. (Source: Atlanta Hawks on Twitter)

Fantasy Impact: Đurišić underwent an X-Ray that revealed a left foot fracture. He will miss some time as a result.


Gradey Dick suffered a left ankle injury in Sunday's Summer League game.

Fantasy Impact: Dick suffered the injury in the first half against the Nuggets. It is not clear if he'll be sidelined for the rest of the Summer League as a result of the injury.


Stephon Castle is out for the rest of the Summer League with a sprained right wrist. (Source: Tom Orsborn on Twitter)

Fantasy Impact: Castle injured his wrist over the weekend against Portland. He should be fully healthy by training camp.


DaRon Holmes II has suffered a torn right Achilles tendon. (Source: Shams Charania on Twitter)

Fantasy Impact: It is a tough break for the No. 22 overall pick this year. Holmes is expected to miss all of next season as a result of the injury. This should open up some more minutes for Dario Saric who signed with Denver in free agency.


Kevin McCullar will not play for the Knicks in the Summer League as he rehabs a knee injury. (Source: Fred Katz on Twitter)

Fantasy Impact: McCullar is expected to stay in New York to rehab his injury. He was the No. 56 overall pick in the NBA Draft this year.


Kevin Durant did not practice on Saturday. (Source: ESPN)

Fantasy Impact: Durant is likely to remain sidelined from Monday's friendly against Australia as he deals with a strained calf. It isn't expected to impact his status for the Olympics.


Kobe Bufkin has been ruled out for the Summer League. (Source: Atlanta Hawks on Twitter)

Fantasy Impact: Bufkin injured his right shoulder during summer league practice earlier in the week. He underwent an MRI that "revealed findings consistent with a right shoulder subluxation." He is expected to be fully healthy for training camp.


Devin Carter underwent successful left shoulder surgery to repair a torn labrum. (Source: Sean Cunningham on Twitter)

Fantasy Impact: Carter is expected to be the miss the next six months. He'll miss the start of his rookie season as a result.


Miles McBride underwent a procedure this week on the fifth toe of his right foot. (Source: NY Knicks PR on Twitter)

Fantasy Impact: McBride is expected to resume basketball activities later this summer. He took on a bigger role throughout the playoffs this past year and figures to remain a big part of the second unit for the Knicks next season.


Kristaps Porzingis underwent successful surgery and is expected to return to play in 5-6 months. (Source: Boston Celtics on Twitter)

Fantasy Impact: Porzingis underwent successful surgery to repair a torn retinaculum and dislocated posterior tibialis tendon. He is expected to miss the start of next season.


Luka Doncic is listed as probable for Game 4 of the NBA Finals on Friday against the Celtics. (Source: NBA Injury Report)

Fantasy Impact: Doncic played 38 minutes before fouling out in Game 3 on Wednesday. He should remain in his usual role with the Mavericks looking to force another game in the series.


Olivier-Maxence Prosper is questionable for Game 1 of Thursday's game against the Celtics. (Source: NBA Injury Report)

Fantasy Impact: Prosper has been sidelined since the first-round series against the Clippers. He remains off the fantasy radar.


Dereck Lively II is available for Thursdays game against the Timberwolves. (Source: Mavs PR on Twitter)

Fantasy Impact: Lively is set to return from a one-game absence. Hw should remain in his usual role behind Daniel Gafford.


Mike Conley is listed as questionable for Thursday's game against the Mavericks. (Source: NBA Injury Report)

Fantasy Impact: Conley once again lands on the injury report. There is nothing to suggest his status is in doubt as he has played through the injury in every game in this series.


Maxi Kleber is available for Tuesday's game against the Timberwolves. (Source: Mavs PR on Twitter)

Fantasy Impact: Kleber is set to play in his first game since the Mavericks round one series against the Clippers. He should hold his usual role off the bench with Dereck Lively II sidelined.


Luke Kornet is available for Mondays game against the Pacers. (Source: NBA injury report)

Fantasy Impact: Kornet is back after he was sidelined in Game 3. He'll remain in a limited role off the bench for the Celtics.