With the NBA season heading into its third day, there are always opportunities for players to have unfortunate injuries and possibly miss some time. Some players get the green light by the training staff and are ready to take the floor and help their team to victory. One players season could be ended at any moment, as an injury is only a play away. In the second night of the NBA, some teams were given the news of players being cleared to play, while some got the news that some players could miss time with injuries.

Lonzo Ball

Lonzo Ball was removed from the Lakers injury report, meaning he is a go for their Thursday night opener against the Clippers.

Ball was dealing with an ankle sprain that limited his action in the preseason to only two games. Ball has no health minutes restriction, so we should expect a full game of Lonzo Ball in his first official game as a Laker. Ball is looking to see how his ankle reacts to what he calls playing against "grown men."

Jeremy Lin

The Brooklyn Nets are holding their breath as they are trying to figure out the extent of injury to their guard Jeremy Lin. Lin fell awkwardly on his right knee while driving to the basket in the fourth quarter against the Pacers. Lin's facial reaction looked like he thought there was a serious injury. He was helped off the court and is expected to undergo evaluations to his knee Thursday in New York.

If Lin is lost for a long period of time, D'Angelo Russell will be the starting point guard, and Allen Crabbe will become the new shooting guard.

Chris Paul

Rockets guard Chris Paul sat out the last few minutes of their opening night win against the Warriors because of a left knee bruise. Paul looked like he was restricted by the injury and hoped to play in Wednesday night's game against the Kings.

Paul has sat out of that game to give his knee time to heel before Saturday's game against the Mavericks. Paul scored four points but had 11 assists in Tuesday's win. He will be looking to gain more chemistry with Harden if he can play Saturday.

Draymond Green

Warriors forward Draymond Green suffered a left knee strain in Tuesday's loss to the Rockets.

Green had an MRI on the knee Wednesday. He did admit that the knee was "very sore" after the game but also said he'd be "fine." Green hurt his knee after landing awkwardly on it after a drive in the third quarter. Green hopes that he can be available to play in the team's game Friday against the Pelicans.

Another injury update is that Celtics forward Gordon Hayward was planning to undergo surgery for his dislocated ankle and fractured tibia Wednesday night. He sent a video message to the Celtics for the home opener. There is still no timetable for his return.