Carter (eye) has been ruled out for Sunday's game against the 76ers.
Coach Steve Clifford said before Sunday's game that Carter "probably" wouldn't play, so his inactive status is relatively unsurprising. Mo Bamba will start and could take on an increased role Sunday.
Carter's (eye) status remains unclear for Sunday's game against the Sixers, but coach Steve Clifford told reporters pregame that Carter "probably" won't play, Josh Robbins of The Athletic reports.
The Magic have waffled on the status of several players, but it sounds like both Carter and R.J. Hampton (ankle) are closer to "doubtful" than "questionable." If Carter doesn't play, Mo Bamba would likely step into a much larger role.
Carter (eye) is questionable for Sunday's game against the Sixers.
The 21-year-old missed three games with the eye injury earlier in May, and he's now back on the injury report heading into the season finale. Mo Bamba and Donta Hall should have increased roles if Carter is unable to play Sunday.
Carter registered 12 points (4-11 FG, 0-2 3Pt, 4-6 FT), 11 rebounds and one block in 27 minutes during Thursday's 116-93 loss to the Hawks.
The 22-year-old has been decent since returning from a three-game absence due to an eye injury, averaging 10.0 points, 12.5 rebounds and 2.0 assists over his last two games. Carter's had difficulty scoring over his last eight games, averaging just 8.8 points on 37.0 percent shooting, so he'll look to build on Thursday's double-digit scoring performance Friday on the road against the 76ers.
Carter finished with eight points (3-11 FG, 0-2 3Pt, 2-2 FT), 14 rebounds and four assists in 31 minutes during Tuesday's 114-102 loss to the Bucks.
Carter made his return after missing the past three games with an eye injury. Despite struggling on the offensive end, Carter looked ready to go from the outset. This was far from a favorable matchup for Carter, coming up against the likes of Giannis Antetokounmpo and Brook Lopez. Mo Bamba (illness) was a late scratch for this one, which also needs to be factored in when assessing Carter's production.
Carter (eye) is available and starting Tuesday at Milwaukee.
The 22-year-old was questionable after missing the past three games with an eye abrasion, but he'll retake the court Tuesday. Carter averaged 8.0 points, 6.4 rebounds and 1.2 assists in 23.6 minutes in his past five contests.
Carter (eye) is listed as questionable for Tuesday's game against the Bucks.
A left eye issue has kept Carter out of the last three games, but he'll once again have a chance to be evaluated and potentially cleared to make his return Tuesday. Mo Bamba has benefited greatly from Carter's absence, though he posted a dud (three points, five boards, two assists, two blocks in 20 minutes) against the Timberwolves in Sunday's blowout loss.
Carter (eye) will not play Sunday against Minnesota.
Carter will miss his third game in a row due to a left eye abrasion. Mo Bamba will likely continue to see an increased workload while Carter and a plethora of additional players remain sidelined.
Carter (eye) is questionable for Sunday's contest against the Timberwolves.
Carter has missed two straight games with a left eye abrasion. If he sits out again Sunday, Mo Bamba should remain in the starting five.
Carter (eye) is out Friday against the Hornets, Philip Rossman-Reich of OrlandoMagicDaily.com reports.
A cut near his left eye will cause Carter to miss a second straight game. Mo Bamba should again start in Carter's absence. Bamba played 31 minutes Wednesday against the Celtics and posted 19 points, 15 rebounds, four blocks, three steals and one assist.
Carter (eye) is out Wednesday against the Celtics.
Carter will miss his first game since April 22, and the Magic have already confirmed that Mo Bamba will draw the start. Moritz Wagner and Ignas Brazdeikis could also see extra time in Carter's absence.
Carter is listed as questionable for Wednesday's game against Boston due to a cut near his left eye.
This is the first we've heard of the eye issue, which may have occurred during practice Tuesday, as Carter did not appear to sustain an injury during Monday's win over the Pistons, which he finished with 11 points and five rebounds in 19 minutes. Chances are, Carter will end up playing through it, but if he doesn't, Mo Bamba would become an attractive DFS pivot at center.
Carter posted six points (2-6 FG, 0-1 3Pt, 2-2 FT), four rebounds and an assist across 27 minutes in Saturday's win over the Grizzlies.
Carter was the big prize in the deal that sent Nikola Vucevic (hip) to the Bulls during the trade deadline, but he hasn't performed as such in recent weeks and has registered three straight single-digit scoring performances. He's still averaging 13.0 points and 8.8 rebounds per game since the beginning of April but has been trending in the wrong direction of late.
Carter posted 10 points (4-11 FG, 0-2 3Pt, 2-2 FT) and eight rebounds in 29 minutes of Monday's 114-103 loss to the Lakers.
Since his 20-point performance on April 16, Carter has been relatively quiet, averaging just 12.0 points over his last four games. He does have two double-doubles in that span, however, and he's having more success with the Magic than he did with the Bulls to start the season.
Carter had 10 points (4-10 FG, 1-1 3Pt, 1-2 FT) and 13 rebounds in Sunday's loss to the Pacers.
Making his return from a one-game absence, Carter was limited to 21 minutes, but he didn't let that stop him from posting his third double-double in his last five games. The Magic implied that Carter's restriction could last a few games, so his workload will be something to monitor heading into Monday's home matchup against the Lakers.
Carter will start Sunday's game against the Pacers, but he will have an unspecified minutes restriction, Roy Parry of the Orlando Sentinel reports.
Carter has been bothered by a sore ankle of late, and while he'll return to the lineup after missing Thursday's game against New Orleans, the big man will be limited. Assistant coach Tyrone Corbin told the media Carter likely will face minutes restrictions for the "next couple of games," so while he remains fantasy-viable, Carter's ceiling will be a bit lower in the short term.
Carter (ankle) will be available for Sunday's game against the Pacers, Josh Robbins of The Athletic reports.
Carter was held out of Thursday's game against New Orleans due to a sore right ankle, but after initially being listed as questionable, he's been given the green light to return. The Duke product likely will step back into the starting five at his customary center spot.
Carter (ankle) is questionable for Sunday's contest against the Pacers.
Carter sat out Thursday's game against the Pelicans due to right ankle soreness, but he could return Sunday. However, if he remains out, Mo Bamba is likely to draw a second straight start.
Carter (ankle) will not play Thursday against the Pelicans, Marc J. Spears of ESPN.com reports.
Carter will miss his first game since March 26 due to right ankle soreness. Mo Bamba will slide into the starting role for Thursday's game.
Carter is questionable for Thursday's contest against the Pelicans due to a sore right ankle.
Carter hasn't missed a game since March 26. He's been the Magic's starting center for the past 10 games, and he's averaged 14.8 points, 8.9 rebounds, 1.8 assists nad 1.4 steals. If he sits out Thursday, more minutes will be available for Mo Bamba.
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