Injury Reports Nuggets: Are Nikola Jokic and Jamal Murray PLAYING vs Cavaliers?

The Denver Nuggets (25-13, first in the Western Conference) vs. the Cleveland Cavaliers (25-14, fourth in the Eastern Conference). The two teams’ injury reports are listed below.

Injury Updates Denver Nuggets vs. Cleveland Cavaliers game

Injury Reports Nuggets - Cavaliers

Injury Reports Nuggets

  • Peyton Watson (Groin) – Out
  • Jeff Green (Hand) – Out
  • Collin Gillespie (Lower Leg) – Out

Nikola Jokic led the team in scoring, rebounds and assists en route to his second consecutive triple-double. Jokic has now tallied at least 30 points, 10 rebounds and 10 assists in four games this season.

Jamal Murray finished Thursday’s 122-91 victory over the Clippers with 18 points (7-10 FG, 4-5 3Pt), four rebounds and one assist in 21 minutes. He cruised to a game-high 18 points Thursday, one of seven Nuggets players to score in double-digits.

The Nuggets play again today, and while it is the second night of a back-to-back, Murray has stated that he will be in action. Given he is yet to play both games of a back-to-back this season.

Injury Reports Cavaliers

  • Darius Garland (Thumb) – Questionable
  • Ricky Rubio (Knee) – Out
  • Dylan Windler (Ankle) – Out
  • Dean Wade (Shoulder) – Out
  • Donovan Mitchell (Rest) – Out

According to Evan Dammarell of, Darius Garland (thumb) is listed as questionable for Friday’s game against the Nuggets.

Garland has missed the Cavs’ last three games due to a right thumb sprain. Caris LeVert, Isaac Okoro, and Raul Neto should see increased minutes against Denver with Donovan Mitchell (rest) out and Garland’s status unknown.