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  • Webster not going through full practice
    Martell Webster (back) is not going through a full practice on Friday.

    Advice: He is getting closer to a return and was cleared for contact last week. The Wizards have given Rasual Butler some minutes in the past few games and it's pretty clear Webster will get a sizable portion of minutes because of his shooting. We still don't have a concrete target date, so he's not worth stashing in most leagues right now. Rotoworld.com
    18 minutes ago
     
    Injured
  • Danilo Gallinari (knee) will play Friday
    Danilo Gallinari (knee) said that he is fine, and will play Friday vs. the Suns.

    Advice: Danilo only managed to play 8.7 minutes during his last outing, checking out due to soreness in his surgically repaired left knee, but his return to the lineup tonight is an encouraging sign. He's by no means a must-own player in standard leagues, but he was starting to get it going before his injury scare on Wednesday, so if you're in a deeper league and have available roster space, stashing him wouldn't be the worst idea. Rotoworld.com
    Today, 10:29 am
     
    Injured
    6:00 pm vs Pho
  • P.J. Hairston (thumb) likely to play Friday
    P.J. Hairston (thumb) is expected to play Friday vs. the Warriors.

    Advice: Hairston sprained his thumb during his last outing, but plugged-in beat reporter Rick Bonnell is speculating that he will give it a go tonight. He's seen some increased opportunity with Gary Neal (shoulder) and Michael Kidd-Gilchrist (foot) both sidelined, but that hasn't translated statistically, and he's not worth using in most leagues. Rotoworld.com
    Today, 10:05 am
     
    Injured
    4:00 pm vs GS
  • Thabo Sefolosha (illness) out Friday vs. NO
    Thabo Sefolosha (illness) will not play Friday vs. the Pelicans.

    Advice: With Sefolosha out, DeMarre Carroll will get all the run he can handle and he has a favorable matchup vs. New Orleans. Carroll logged 38.7 minutes sans Thabo during his last outing, scoring 14 points (two 3-pointers), to go with three rebounds an assist, and a block, and should have similar production tonight. Think about deploying him as a low-budget play in daily leagues. Rotoworld.com
    Today, 10:03 am
     
    Injured
    4:30 pm vs NO
  • Marvin Williams (shoulder) doubtful Friday
    Marvin Williams (shoulder) is being listed as doubtful for Friday's game vs. the Warriors.

    Advice: If Marvin sits, Cody Zeller would draw the start at power forward, however he has an unfavorable matchup today against Draymond Green of the Warriors, and on such a busy Friday night owners in standard leagues could probably do better. Rotoworld.com
    Today, 9:44 am
  • Kevin Durant (foot) out Friday vs. New York
    Kevin Durant (foot) will not play Friday vs. the Knicks.

    Advice: There was a chance that Durant would suit up tonight, but that will not be the case. Lance Thomas will continue to start at small forward, but he hasn't done enough to warrant any attention in standard leagues. Rotoworld.com
    Today, 9:19 am
     
    Injured
    5:00 pm vs NY
  • Carmelo Anthony (back) doubtful for Friday
    Carmelo Anthony (back spasms) remains doubtful for Friday's game vs. OKC.

    Advice: Carmelo showed up at the Knicks' shootaround to get treatment on his ailing back, and according to beat reporter Al Iannazzone, he is looking much better health-wise. Owners will want to check back for an official update on Melo's status closer to tip-off, but it's looking like he'll be a no-go. If he sits out, J.R. Smith will be free to jack up as many shots as he sees fit. Stay tuned. Rotoworld.com
    Today, 8:02 am
     
    Injured
    5:00 pm @ OKC
  • Report: Jimmy Butler turned down 4-year, $40M
    Jimmy Butler reportedly turned down a four-year, $40 million-plus offer from the Bulls after seeing Klay Thompson land a max four-year, $70 million deal with the Warriors.

    Advice: Butler said he was "gambling on myself," with regards to his decision to test the market as a restricted free agent this offseason, and he's looking like a guy trying to get paid. Butler has entered the conversation as an elite player in the league, averaging 21.6 points, 6.1 rebounds, and 3.2 assists per game (all career-highs) while shooting 50 percent from the field. Butler is currently ranked as the seventh-best player in fantasy hoops, and owners that gambled on him in the middle rounds should be cautious not to pull a muscle while patting themselves on the back. Rotoworld.com
    Today, 7:30 am
  • Rudy Gay, Darren Collison questionable Friday
    Rudy Gay (Achilles) and Darren Collison (quad) are questionable to face the Spurs on Friday.

    Advice: We should get more information at shootaround tomorrow, but there was optimism on both guys. Achilles tendinitis tends to linger and hopefully Gay sitting out was more of a precaution than anything else -- he had this problem last year, too. If he is out, Omri Casspi will be an option in some leagues, but a date with Kawhi Leonard probably makes him less attractive in daily. Rotoworld.com
    Yesterday, 6:12 pm
     
    Injured
    5:30 pm @ SA
  • Thabo Sefolosha (illness) is questionable
    Thabo Sefolosha (illness) is questionable to face the Pelicans on Friday.

    Advice: He missed Wednesday against the Raptors and the Hawks were ripped apart on the perimeter. If Sefolosha is out, DeMarre Carroll and Kent Bazemore could play a little more. Rotoworld.com
    Yesterday, 4:54 pm
     
    Injured
    4:30 pm vs NO
  • Carmelo Anthony doubtful for Friday vs OKC
    Carmelo Anthony (back spasms) is doubtful for Friday's game against the Thunder.

    Advice: J.R. Smith and Amare Stoudemire have speculated that Melo will miss a lot of time and that his back could be a problem for the rest of the season. Melo has been in extreme discomfort ever since suffering the injury, so it would be very shocking to see him play on Friday, or Sunday for that matter. At this point, Melo's owners just have to hope that when he said he plans on playing soon, that he was telling the truth. Having said all that, he has not officially been ruled out for Friday yet, so as Lloyd Christmas might say, there's still a chance. Rotoworld.com
    Yesterday, 10:54 am
     
    Injured
    5:00 pm @ OKC
  • Carmelo Anthony hopes to return soon
    Carmelo Anthony (back spasms) said he hopes to return soon, but won't play with back spasms.

    Advice: Anthony said he could barely walk before sitting out Wednesday's game against the Mavericks and later said that he was still sore and stiff. "I don’t think it will be too long,’’ Anthony said. "I think the spasms will go away. But I’m not going to play with spasms." Melo will travel with the Knicks to Oklahoma for Friday's game against the Thunder, but his owners may want to plan on being without him for at least another game. If Anthony is unable to suit up Friday, Iman Shumpert and J.R. Smith would be the biggest fantasy beneficiaries. Rotoworld.com
    Yesterday, 7:17 am
     
    Injured
    5:00 pm @ OKC
  • Coach says Lance Stephenson not a star yet
    Hornets head coach Steve Clifford said Lance Stephenson still has a ways to go until he is a star.

    Advice: After benching Stephenson for the fourth quarter of Wednesday's loss to the Blazers, Clifford didn't shed much light on his decision. "To be fair, one of the things that's made it more difficult for him is that he came here and people proclaimed him as the next superstar," Clifford said. "He's not a star. He's a guy that has talent to become a star. To be a star in this league, you have to do it over years." There is nothing health-related for Stephenson's fantasy owners to worry about, but patience will be a virtue as he'll need to earn his head coach's trust. Rotoworld.com
    Yesterday, 6:45 am
  • Kevin Durant set to return to Thunder on Fri?
    Darnell Mayberry of the Oklahoman reports there is a growing belief around the Thunder that Kevin Durant (foot) could return as soon as Friday against the Knicks.

    Advice: Mayberry cites the Thunder's decision to release Sebastian Telfair as a reason Durant may be closer to a return and writes that, "The Thunder’s decision to waive Telfair as opposed to apply for a third 10-day stint on Smith serves as confirmation that the team is confident that either Durant, [Russell] Westbrook or rookie forward Mitch McGary will be available at some point over the next three games." If Durant doesn't return on Friday, he'll have two chances over the following week as the Thunder visit the Pelicans and 76ers. Rotoworld.com
    Yesterday, 6:30 am
     
    Injured
    5:00 pm vs NY
  • Gerald Green scores 24 points vs. Denver
    Gerald Green scored 24 points against the Nuggets during a 120-112 win on Wednesday, adding three rebounds, two assists and six 3-pointers in 26 minutes.

    Advice: When he's on, he's on. Green has been very busy in the fourth quarter when he plays and he's racked up a whopping 13 triples over his last three games. Isaiah Thomas (ankle) did not play tonight and it's pretty clear Green will see a massive bump in production when Thomas, Eric Bledsoe or Goran Dragic need to miss game action. He is still going to be inconsistent, but feel free to give him a look until IT3 is back. Rotoworld.com
    Yesterday, 12:19 am
     
    6:00 pm @ Den
  • Kobe Bryant hits 5-of-15 shots in loss
    Kobe Bryant hit just 5-of-15 shots, two 3-pointers and 10-of-10 free throws for 22 points, four rebounds and two assists in Wednesday's loss to the Grizzlies.

    Advice: Memphis is one of the league's best teams and plays solid defense, especially with Tony Allen guarding Kobe at times tonight. Bryant's shooting has been a disaster this season, but he's still been highly productive. And the fact he hit 10-of-10 free throws could mean he's getting some leg strength back. But once the Lakers fall completely out of the playoff race, owners have to be concerned that he may shut it down for the season with a mysterious 'back injury.' With the Lakers playing so poorly, selling high on Kobe appears to be a forward-thinking plan. Rotoworld.com
    Yesterday, 12:02 am
     
    Player Note
    Kobe Bryant LAL - PG,SG,SF
    7:30 pm vs Min
  • Wes Johnson quietly fills stat sheet
    Wes Johnson hit just 2-of-5 shots for five points on Wednesday, but added five rebounds, an assist, a steal, a block and a 3-pointer in 29 minutes.

    Advice: He had a big game on Sunday with seven points, 12 boards, two steals and three blocks, but it's important to keep in mind he's scored in double figures just three times this season, the last coming back on Nov. 12. Regardless of what else he's doing, his total lack of scoring makes him nearly unownable in most formats. Rotoworld.com
    Wednesday, 11:54 pm
     
    7:30 pm vs Min
  • Courtney Lee scores 10 against Lakers
    Courtney Lee hit 4-of-10 shots and a 3-pointer for 10 points, four rebounds, two assists and two steals on Wednesday.

    Advice: The Lakers generally give it up to opposing guards, but Lee was simply mediocre tonight. Every time he starts rolling he's been slowed by an injury or illness, but he's on track to start putting up bigger numbers soon. Don't panic after his last couple bland performances. Rotoworld.com
    Wednesday, 11:50 pm
     
    7:00 pm @ Por
  • Ginobili! Manu goes for season-high 28 in win
    Manu Ginobili hit 10-of-18 shots, two 3-pointers and 6-of-7 free throws for a season-high 28 points, four rebounds and two assists in Wednesday's win over the Pacers.

    Advice: There was no way to see this one coming, as he had totaled just 19 points over his last four games and hasn't scored more than 28 points in a game since last February. He ruined Danny Green tonight, but it's nice to know he can still produce on occasion. He's not trustworthy enough to be owned in most leagues, but is worth keeping an eye on. Rotoworld.com
    Wednesday, 11:33 pm
     
    5:30 pm vs Sac
  • Andrew Wiggins taking/missing a lot of shots
    Andrew Wiggins made 4-of-14 from the field for 14 points against the Bucks on Wednesday with eight rebounds, four assists, two blocks, one steal and two 3-pointers in 39 minutes.

    Advice: He did have a big-time swat on Jabari Parker and brought a lot of energy, but he did look like a rookie. Wiggins has made just 34.8 percent of his 13.8 attempts from the field over his last five, averaging 14.8 points, 4.6 boards, 1.4 assists, 1.8 steals and 1.0 treys. He'll need to improve his shoot to climb into the top 100. Rotoworld.com
    Wednesday, 11:32 pm
  • Chase Budinger plays just 14 minutes
    Chase Budinger played just 14 minutes against the Bucks on Wednesday with seven points, two rebounds, one assist, one steal and one 3-pointer.

    Advice: He backed up Andrew Wiggins and Corey Brewer tonight, but he was still nowhere near 20 minutes. The return of Thaddeus Young seems like it's going to impact Budinger a little more than anticipated, so he's only an add in deep leagues. Rotoworld.com
    Wednesday, 11:28 pm
  • Shabazz Muhammad gets 16 minutes
    Shabazz Muhammad played 16 minutes against the Bucks on Wednesday with 13 points and one rebound.

    Advice: He didn't have any other stats, which was a big concern about him coming into the NBA. Muhammad could still earn minutes in the 20s, but he's performing a little worse than we expected. He's only an asset in deep leagues. Rotoworld.com
    Wednesday, 11:25 pm
  • Corey Brewer gets some ball-handling in
    Corey Brewer helped handle the ball against the Bucks on Wednesday, making 7-of-17 from the field for 19 points with six rebounds, three assists, three steals, seven turnovers and on triples.

    Advice: Some players shouldn't be the focal point of an offense and Brewer is almost certainly going to see his efficiency drop with the Wolves being shorthanded. He's shot just 39.5 percent from the field in his last three games without Kevin Martin, so his season shooting of 46.5 percent is likely heading south for the winter. Still, the treys, steals and points make him a low-end fantasy option. He's not a must-own player due to ugly foul shooting, though. Rotoworld.com
    Wednesday, 11:22 pm
     
    7:30 pm @ LAL
  • Kawhi Leonard with a double-double in win
    Kawhi Leonard had 21 points, 13 rebounds, two 3-pointers and hit 8-of-12 shots in Wednesday's win over the Pacers.

    Advice: Leonard was great tonight despite a lack of steals, blocks and 3-pointers, and is averaging 17.0 points, 8.5 rebounds, 2.0 steals and 0.75 3-pointers over his last four games. And this is Kawhi we love Leonard. Rotoworld.com
    Wednesday, 11:19 pm
     
    5:30 pm vs Sac
  • Copeland coping with fewer minutes for Indy
    Chris Copeland came off the bench and played just 23 minutes to finish with 12 points, three rebounds, a steal and two 3-pointers on 4-of-10 shooting Wednesday.

    Advice: David West is finally expected back on Friday from a severely sprained ankle as Copeland's minutes and production have been slipping. Once West is back, Copeland is probably waiver-wire material in standard leagues. Rotoworld.com
    Wednesday, 11:10 pm
     
    5:00 pm vs Orl
  • Anthony Bennett plays well off bench
    Anthony Bennett moved back to the bench against the Bucks on Wednesday with 12 points, four rebounds, one steal and two blocks in 21 minutes.

    Advice: The Wolves have to move some guys around, so Bennett could get minutes in the 20s for his versatility. He's probably not quite worthy of ownership in standard leagues, but we'll watch him because he's capable of filling the stat sheet and hasn't really squandered his chances since summer league. Rotoworld.com
    Wednesday, 11:07 pm
  • James Harden scores 26 points on 31 FGAs
    James Harden made 10-of-31 from the field for 26 points against the Kings during a 102-89 win on Wednesday, adding seven rebounds, eight assists, two steals, three blocks and two 3-pointers.

    Advice: He only turned the ball over once and the Rockets did win against a good Kings team, so it's hard to bash The Beard for the ridiculous shooting clip. He set a career high in shot attempts tonight, but he's cleared the 30-point plateau in every game with at least 25 shots from the field. Regardless, Harden is a fantasy stud. Rotoworld.com
    Wednesday, 10:34 pm
     
    5:00 pm vs LAC
  • Donatas Motiejunas getting hot, scores 21
    Donatas Motiejunas scored a career-high 21 points against the Kings on Wednesday with six rebounds, three assists, three steals and one 3-pointer on 10-of-15 from the field.

    Advice: This is his third effective game in a row with an average of 13.5 points per game in his previous two. He's also seen a major bump in minutes with 35.7 per game over his last three. The Rockets won't get Terrence Jones (leg) back any time soon and Dwight Howard (knee) is out, so Motiejunas is worth a look in all standard leagues now that he seems to have figured it out. Rotoworld.com
    Wednesday, 10:29 pm
  • Jeremy Lamb scores 21 points in 24 minutes
    Jeremy Lamb caught fire in 24 minutes of action vs. the Jazz, scoring 21 points on 7-of-8 shots including three 3-pointers, while adding four boards, two assists, three steals and one block.

    Advice: Lamb also turned the ball over three times before fouling out of the game in a frenetic performance that earned him a loud ovation from the home crowd in OKC. He was averaging 6.0 points in just 16.7 minutes in his past three games and it's futile to guess when he might explode off the bench. Most fantasy owners would be best served ignoring him, especially with Kevin Durant (foot) and Russell Westbrook (hand) on the verge of returning. Rotoworld.com
    Wednesday, 9:02 pm
     
    Player Note
    Jeremy Lamb OKC - SG,SF
    5:00 pm vs NY
  • Danilo Gallinari exits w/ left knee soreness
    Danilo Gallinari will not return to Wednesday's game due to left knee soreness.

    Advice: Gallinari's left knee is the one that required surgeries for a torn ACL as well as meniscus damage, so this is a particularly worrisome update. With any luck his absence is purely a precaution, and we'll pass along updates as soon as possible. Wilson Chandler has been playing well as the Nuggets' starting SF and Gallinari's shaky health is one more reason to hang onto Chandler. Rotoworld.com
    Wednesday, 7:29 pm
     
    Injured
    6:00 pm vs Pho
  • Lance Stephenson again benched in 4Q
    Lance Stephenson rode the Hornets bench in the fourth quarter again on Wednesday, finishing with eight points, seven rebounds, five assists and two steals in just 23 minutes.

    Advice: Hornets coach Steve Clifford said before the game that rebounding was the key to beating the Blazers, which makes Stephenson's late-game absence even more perplexing -- he's the Hornets' leading rebounder at 8.2 per game. Stephenson's fantasy owners can only be patient and hope that he earns Clifford's trust sooner rather than later. Rotoworld.com
    Wednesday, 6:36 pm
  • P.J. Hairston sprains thumb in return vs. POR
    Hornets rookie P.J. Hairston returned on Wednesday with three points, two rebounds and two turnovers in 21 minutes off the bench, but he sprained his thumb and left the arena with a brace.

    Advice: The absence of Michael Kidd-Gilchrist (foot) and Gary Neal (shoulder) opened up more opportunities for Hairston and Gerald Henderson, but Hairston isn't worth fantasy attention unless you're desperate for 3-pointers. He's averaging 5.4 points, 1.3 triples, 1.4 rebounds and very little else in 14 minutes per game this season, while shooting 37.8 percent from the field. We're considering him day-to-day with his thumb injury. Rotoworld.com
    Wednesday, 6:35 pm
     
    Injured
    4:00 pm vs GS
  • Marvin Williams starts, goes scoreless again
    Marvin Williams was scoreless in 11 minutes of action on Wednesday, starting at PF but finishing with just one rebound and two assists to his credit.

    Advice: Cody Zeller had nine points and seven boards off the bench, while playing superior defense vs. LaMarcus Aldridge, and it's fair to question how much longer Williams will keep his starting gig. The Hornets shot 42.6 percent in their previous six games, all losses, and finished tonight's defeat just 41-of-94 from the field (43.6 percent). Something has to give. Rotoworld.com
    Wednesday, 6:35 pm
  • Thabo Sefolosha (illness) won't play vs. TOR
    Thabo Sefolosha (illness) will not play on Wednesday.

    Advice: It's the time of year when "flu-like symptoms" make their rounds throughout the NBA, and Sefolosha is the latest victim. He's playing a small role off the Hawks' bench with Kyle Korver and DeMarre Carroll both healthy, so his absence shouldn't cause any problems for fantasy owners. Rotoworld.com
    Wednesday, 3:30 pm
     
    Injured
    4:30 pm vs NO
  • P.J. Hairston is active on Wednesday
    P.J. Hairston (ankle) is active against the Blazers on Wednesday.

    Advice: He is not expected to see major minutes, but he should definitely be in the rotation with Gary Neal (shoulder) out tonight. Hairston is not a fantasy option. Rotoworld.com
    Wednesday, 3:21 pm
     
    Injured
    4:00 pm vs GS
  • Carmelo Anthony (back) out, J.R. Smith starts
    Carmelo Anthony (back) will not play against the Mavericks on Wednesday.

    Advice: He's likely going to miss some time here. Anthony hasn't dealt with any major back issues in his career, but it comes with the territory as an aging player. His fantasy owners should bench him and be prepared for him to be out. J.R. Smith will start in his place and is a fantasy option. Expect more shots to go to Iman Shumpert, Tim Hardaway Jr. and Amare Stoudemire tonight, too. The Knicks are planning on Melo flying to Oklahoma City on Friday, so he should be considered questionable. Rotoworld.com
    Wednesday, 3:09 pm
     
    Injured
    5:00 pm @ OKC
  • Kings rule out Rudy Gay and Collison vs. HOU
    Rudy Gay (Achilles) and Darren Collison will not play against the Rockets on Wednesday.

    Advice: Gay did not play on Tuesday due to his lingering tendinitis and the Kings are hopeful he can return on Friday. He's been dealing with this issue since last season and it's something he may have to manage throughout the year. Omri Casspi scored 22 points and has been very effective at getting to the rim, so look to use him in deep leagues and in daily formats. Rotoworld.com
    Wednesday, 11:14 am
     
    Injured
    5:30 pm @ SA
  • Stoudemire paints gloomy picture for Carmelo
    Amare Stoudemire has dealt with back spasms in the past and given the amount of pain Melo is currently in, paints a not-so-pleasant picture of what Melo might be dealing with.

    Advice: "Back spasms is nothing easy to deal with,’’ Stoudemire said. "Your whole body shuts down, it affects your central nervous system. It affects your entire body. It takes time to get over that spasm. It takes a lot of rest and recovery and a lot of rehab to get over that particular injury.’’ Not good. Melo's owners should probably start making alternative plans for not only this week, but potentially the next month or so, if Stoudemire's assessment is accurate. Speaking of Stoudemire, his role should be greatly increased in Melo's absence, while J.R. Smith is expected to start tonight. Rotoworld.com
    Wednesday, 10:46 am
     
    Injured
    5:00 pm @ OKC
  • Marvin Williams to play SF Wednesday
    Marvin Williams should get plenty of minutes at small forward on Wednesday in order to match up with the Blazers.

    Advice: It doesn't really matter where Marvin plays, as he's just not that good these days. However, this should also mean more Cody Zeller at PF and Zeller has been playing pretty well over his last few games. Rotoworld.com
    Wednesday, 8:28 am
  • P.J. Hairston should play through ankle
    P.J. Hairston is expected to play on Wednesday despite a sprained ankle.

    Advice: He started a game recently but was disappointing, so we're not expecting much from him tonight, either, despite the absence of Gary Neal (shoulder). Rotoworld.com
    Wednesday, 8:24 am
     
    Injured
    4:00 pm vs GS
  • Knicks worried about Carmelo Anthony's back
    Carmelo Anthony had trouble even speaking, let alone walking or running, while dealing with his back injury on Monday night and he's not expected to play on Wednesday at Dallas, Friday at Oklahoma City and has no timetable for a return to action as of now.

    Advice: The Knicks are concerned about his back spasms becoming a season-long problem, and are hoping his pain is not a sign of a disk problem. Anthony was already dealing with a knee injury and it now sounds like he could miss several more games with his back injury. Shane Larkin started the second half of Monday's game in Anthony's place, while Amare Stoudemire could get the call in his place tonight. Iman Shumpert, J.R. Smith, Tim Hardaway Jr. and Travis Wear should all see more opportunity with Melo in street clothes. The Knicks get the Heat in New York on Sunday and if Melo can play in that one, owners will have cause to celebrate. Rotoworld.com
    Wednesday, 6:20 am
     
    Injured
    5:00 pm @ OKC
  • Jimmy Butler's 32 points not enough vs Denver
    Jimmy Butler set a new career high with 20 free throw attempts on Tuesday, making 18 of them to finish with 32 points, nine rebounds, one assist and one steal in a loss to the Nuggets.

    Advice: Butler has been unbelievable to begin the season, embracing an expanded offensive role without letting up defensively in nearly 40 minutes per game. He's taken a massive leap into top-10 fantasy value and shows no signs of letting up, though his huge workload may take a toll physically as the season progresses. Congratulations to all those owners who snagged Butler in the middle rounds on draft day. Rotoworld.com
    Tuesday, 9:09 pm
  • Danilo Gallinari scores 15 points on Tuesday
    Danilo Gallinari scored 15 points on 5-of-9 FGs and 5-of-5 FTs in Tuesday's game, adding five rebounds, three assists and one block in 29 minutes.

    Advice: Gallo's minutes have ramped up over the past week and he's averaging 14.0 points and 1.7 triples in his last three games. Wilson Chandler is playing well as Denver's starting SF and there are no guarantees that Gallinari will overtake him, but he has enough upside to be worth a speculative add -- he has enough upside to return top-100 value in a 30-minute bench role, assuming he stays healthy. Rotoworld.com
    Tuesday, 9:06 pm
     
    Injured
    6:00 pm vs Pho
  • Rudy Gay (Achilles) targeting Friday vs. SA
    The Kings are hopeful that Rudy Gay (Achilles) will be able to return for Friday's game vs. the Spurs.

    Advice: That means that Gay is not expected to be available for Wednesday's game vs. the Rockets, and we'll be monitoring his status closely. Omri Casspi has slid into the starting lineup with Gay sidelined, and he can be a nice short-term option for owners seeking some 3-point shooting. Stay tuned for an official update on Gay's status as we draw closer to Wednesday's tip. Rotoworld.com
    Tuesday, 4:29 pm
     
    Injured
    5:30 pm @ SA
  • Scott may try to shorten Kobe Bryant's PT
    Coach Byron Scott said that he may try to trim a couple minutes off Kobe Bryant's current minutes allotment, as Kobe has been struggling with fatigue during the second half of games.

    Advice: Kobe is currently averaging 35.7 minutes per game, but is also shooting a career-worst 38.1 percent from the field. Scott is attributing some of those misses to fatigue, and while a minor reduction in minutes would have a minimal impact on Kobe's overall numbers, it could have a positive effect on his field goal percentage. Rotoworld.com
    Tuesday, 2:11 pm
     
    Player Note
    Kobe Bryant LAL - PG,SG,SF
    7:30 pm vs Min
  • P.J. Hairston (ankle) probable for Wednesday
    P.J. Hairston (ankle) is being listed as probable for Wednesday's game vs. Portland.

    Advice: Hairston could see some extended run with Gary Neal (shoulder) listed as doubtful, and Michael Kidd-Gilchrist (foot) out for Wednesday's game. However, Hairston is averaging just 6.0 points and 1.5 three-pointers as a starter, so there's not much to like here. Rotoworld.com
    Tuesday, 1:36 pm
     
    Injured
    4:00 pm vs GS
  • Rudy Gay (Achilles) will not play on Tuesday
    Rudy Gay (Achilles) will not suit up for Tuesday's game vs. the Pelicans.

    Advice: Omri Casspi and Derrick Williams will likely split minutes at small forward tonight, but Casspi is the more alluring option as he's posted a usage rate of 18.8 playing next to Darren Collison, DeMarcus Cousins, and Ben McLemore this season. He's capable of hitting 3-pointers in bunches, and has a favorable matchup tonight vs. the Pelicans, so Casspi could make for a nice plug-and-play option in daily leagues. Rotoworld.com
    Tuesday, 11:10 am
     
    Injured
    5:30 pm @ SA
  • Carmelo Anthony doubtful for Wednesday
    Carmelo Anthony didn't practice on Tuesday due to his aching back and is listed as doubtful for Wednesday's game at Dallas.

    Advice: There is also speculation that he won't be ready for the Thunder on Friday, either, and owners who are stuck with Melo in a weekly lineup could be in some trouble. Travis Wear (who?) played the final 17 minutes on Monday night for the Knicks and looks like an interesting prospect, but guys like Iman Shumpert, J.R. Smith and Tim Hardaway Jr. will probably benefit most by Melo's absence. Rotoworld.com
    Tuesday, 10:24 am
     
    Injured
    5:00 pm @ OKC
  • Knicks await news on Carmelo Anthony's back
    The Knicks are waiting another day to find out more after Carmelo Anthony left Monday's game with back spasms.

    Advice: Anthony will travel with the team to Dallas in advance of Wednesday's game, but will also make a visit to Houston to visit a specialist and get pain medication. "Back spasms is what we understand it to be right now," head coach Derek Fisher said. "We’ll find out more in 24-48 hours. Back spasms are tough to deal with. I’ve never experienced it before. It’s not comfortable at all." It's looking doubtful that Anthony will be able to suit up for Wednesday's game against the Mavs, but we'll update his status as soon as more information is available. Rotoworld.com
    Tuesday, 6:36 am
     
    Injured
    5:00 pm @ OKC
  • Jimmy Butler on the loose again on Monday
    Jimmy Butler scored 25 points on 8-of-16 shooting (1-of-2 from deep, 8-of-9 from the line) with two rebounds, two assists and four steals in Monday's win.

    Advice: We keep waiting for Butler's shooting to fall at least a little bit but it just doesn't happen. Playing at a top 10-15 level, he has a heavy lift to stay in that lofty space. Rotoworld.com
    Monday, 10:47 pm
  • Harden scores season-high 36 points
    James Harden scored a season-high 36 points in the Rockets' 91-86 win over the Knicks on Monday, hitting 11-of-22 shots (7-of-12 from deep, 7-of-7 from the line) with six rebounds, six assists, three steals and one block.

    Advice: Harden is a beast and likely to be a top-5 fantasy asset even when LeBron James gets back on track, and the Thunder guys return and get rolling. Rotoworld.com
    Monday, 10:00 pm
     
    5:00 pm vs LAC
  • Copeland's value goes into the tank
    Chris Copeland scored 11 points on 4-of-10 shooting with three treys, one board and that's it in 14 minutes off the bench on Monday.

    Advice: Copeland never had any real value in standard leagues unless you were punting half your categories and who does that. Even though he hit three treys he's waiver wire fodder. Rotoworld.com
    Monday, 9:46 pm
     
    5:00 pm vs Orl
  • Motiejunas nears solid double-double vs. NY
    Donatas Motiejunas scored 13 points on 6-of-12 shooting with eight rebounds, one steal, one block and one three in 32 minutes against the Knicks.

    Advice: Motie beating up on the Knicks and getting his usually non-existent peripheral stats isn't swinging the pendulum here, but he has been much more productive than he usually is lately. With Terrence Jones (leg) out long-term and Dwight Howard (knee) a question mark at this moment, we're all on the hunt for the beneficiary and right now Kostas Papanikolaou has a much better stat-set to get the job done with. Rotoworld.com
    Monday, 9:37 pm
  • Gerald Green gets 30 minutes
    Gerald Green played 30 minutes against the Raptors on Monday with 13 points, three rebounds, one assist, two 3-pointers and five turnovers.

    Advice: He played down the stretch at small forward as the Suns looked to make a comeback. Green's minutes have been all over the place and he only saw 11 minutes of playing time back on Friday. The ups and downs are going to be very annoying to his fantasy owners, so he's not a must-own player. Rotoworld.com
    Monday, 8:47 pm
     
    6:00 pm @ Den
  • Report: Carmelo (back) 'in a lot of pain'
    Carmelo Anthony (back) is "clearly in a lot of pain" and did not address the media after Monday's game.

    Advice: Anthony needed to go to a local doctor in Houston to get medication not available in the arena, and he is traveling with the team to Dallas so that's a good sign. We'll continue to monitor the situation and while it's uncomfortable to think about Melo pushing through a bunch of injuries in a meaningless season, owners should exercise patience and at least wait for the storm to clear before considering any sell-low offers. J.R. Smith and Tim Hardaway Jr. are short-term speculative adds at this time and Iman Shumpert should have already been owned in most formats. Rotoworld.com
    Monday, 8:31 pm
     
    Injured
    5:00 pm @ OKC
  • Lance Stephenson benched in fourth again
    Lance Stephenson was benched again on Monday against the Clippers, finishing with three points, three rebounds, six assists and one turnover.

    Advice: He checked out with five minutes left in the third quarter and did not return. This benching speaks especially loud because the Hornets have three of their wings currently hurt and they went with a two-point guard lineup instead. His owners shouldn't totally panic, but Stephenson isn't a lot of fun to own and we can probably rule him out as a top-50 player on the season. Rotoworld.com
    Monday, 8:06 pm
  • Carmelo Anthony dealing with back spasms
    Carmelo Anthony went to the locker room in the first half due to back spasms and is doubtful to return.

    Advice: The last time he had any noteworthy back problems was back in 2012 and it's unclear how bad this recent injury is. If he's out, the Knicks are in deep, deep trouble. It will be a collective effort from J.R. Smith, Iman Shumpert and Tim Hardaway Jr. benefiting the most. Rotoworld.com
    Monday, 6:05 pm
     
    Injured
    5:00 pm @ OKC
  • Rudy Gay listed as questionable for Tuesday
    Rudy Gay (Achilles) is listed as questionable for Tuesday to face the Pelicans.

    Advice: He is still dealing with right Achilles tendinitis and this issue is not going to go away any time soon. Gay does sound like he has a chance to play, but his owners will want to check back to see if he goes through shootaround. If he's out, Omri Casspi will start. Rotoworld.com
    Monday, 4:17 pm
     
    Injured
    5:30 pm @ SA
  • P.J. Hairston (ankle) out on Monday night
    P.J. Hairston (ankle) will not play against the Clippers on Monday.

    Advice: For some reason they upgraded him to questionable, but they're pulling him out 90 minutes before the game. Hairston was losing ground in his brief opportunity, so he's unlikely to be a key contributor. Gary Neal and Gerald Henderson are low-end plays tonight. Rotoworld.com
    Monday, 2:28 pm
     
    Injured
    4:00 pm vs GS
  • P.J. Hairston now listed as questionable
    P.J. Hairston (ankle) is now listed as questionable on Monday to face the Clippers.

    Advice: He's been limited in practice and it would be a surprise to see him on the court. It will likely be Gerald Henderson and Gary Neal getting most of the minutes on the wing next to Lance Stephenson. Hairston can be left on the wire in just about all leagues. Rotoworld.com
    Monday, 2:06 pm
     
    Injured
    4:00 pm vs GS
  • Kobe Bryant could miss some practice
    Coach Byron Scott said he plans to rest Kobe Bryant in practice instead of cutting his minutes in minutes in games.

    Advice: The Lakers really do not have a choice right now with Xavier Henry (Achilles) likely done for the season. Bryant has been taking shots at a ridiculous clip and is playing 35.7 minutes per game, but he's shooting a career-worst 38.1 percent from the field. Rotoworld.com
    Monday, 1:13 pm
     
    Player Note
    Kobe Bryant LAL - PG,SG,SF
    7:30 pm vs Min
  • Kevin Durant has some contact in practice
    Kevin Durant (foot) went through some contact in practice on Monday.

    Advice: He has a big evaluation coming up on Thanksgiving, but his return is getting close. At the very earliest, he could play Friday, but that would be extremely optimistic. His owner should bench him because he is not even allowed to play on Wednesday because of the NBA's hardship exception. The Thunder only have a Friday game after that. Anyone who grabbed KD in their drafts should feel pretty good right now. Rotoworld.com
    Monday, 11:31 am
     
    Injured
    5:00 pm vs NY
  • Danilo Gallinari logs season-high 31 minutes
    Danilo Gallinari played a season-high 31 minutes in Sunday's overtime win, finishing with 10 points, two 3-pointers, seven boards and one assist.

    Advice: He made a crucial 3-pointer with 1:28 remaining in OT and it's very encouraging to see him log so many minutes on his surgically-repaired knee. He may not overtake Wilson Chandler for the starting SF job, and he's shooting just 30.9 percent on the season, so owners should think twice before adding him in typical 12-team leagues. Rotoworld.com
    Sunday, 9:41 pm
     
    Injured
    6:00 pm vs Pho
  • Wes Johnson has 12 boards w/ extras vs. DEN
    Wesley Johnson came alive late in Sunday's game, finishing with seven points, a season-high 12 rebounds, two assists, two steals and three blocks in 42 minutes of action.

    Advice: Johnson didn't make any 3-pointers, which is a mild disappointment, but he posterized Danilo Gallinari on a late dunk and his rebound total was more than double his previous season-high. The bad news is that Johnson hasn't cracked double-digit points or made a single 3-pointer in six games -- until he gets going offensively, he's only worth owning in deep leagues. Rotoworld.com
    Sunday, 9:41 pm
     
    7:30 pm vs Min
  • Jeremy Lamb shoots 0-of-6 vs. Warriors
    Jeremy Lamb never got going in 12 minutes off the bench on Sunday, missing all six of his field goal attempts to finish with five points on 5-of-5 free throws.

    Advice: He added one board and one assist without any defensive stats, and this disappearing act is precisely why he's so frustrating to own in fantasy leagues. His big games are scattered among many more duds, and he's only worth attention in deep leagues while guys like Andre Roberson, Anthony Morrow and Lance Thomas are healthy. Rotoworld.com
    Sunday, 7:08 pm
     
    Player Note
    Jeremy Lamb OKC - SG,SF
    5:00 pm vs NY
  • Marvin Williams FT-less streak at 354 minutes
    Marvin Williams didn't attempt a free throw vs. the Heat on Sunday, extending his FT-less streak to an astounding 354 minutes.

    Advice: He's one of four players in NBA history to begin a season with 300+ minutes without any free throw attempts, and there's no telling when the streak will end. He finished Sunday's game with seven points, one 3-pointer, two rebounds and one assist, and he's only worth considering if you're desperate for 3-pointers. Rotoworld.com
    Sunday, 5:48 pm
  • Lance Stephenson fills it up in tough defeat
    Lance Stephenson made 7-of-14 shots in Sunday's heartbreaking loss in Miami, finishing with 17 points, one 3-pointer, six rebounds, five assists and one steal.

    Advice: Sir Lancelot has shot better than 50 percent from the field just once in 14 games this season. He's hurting fantasy owners with 38.1 percent FGs and 64.3 percent FTs, as well as middling defensive stats -- 0.8 steals and 0.3 blocks. On the other hand, he's a nightly triple-double threat and is slowly figuring out how to succeed in the Hornets offense, so things should only improve as the season progresses. Rotoworld.com
    Sunday, 5:46 pm
  • Lance Stephenson slowly adjusting to Hornets
    Hornets coach Steve Clifford said that Lance Stephenson is becoming more comfortable in the team's offense, and "will do more and more things" as the season progresses.

    Advice: "There are so many parts to [Stephenson fitting in]," Clifford said. "It’s him with his teammates. Defensively we’re similar in what we’re doing [to the Pacers], but offensively it’s so different ... [But] he’s better when he’s on the attack, no question about it." Stephenson is averaging 9.8 points, 8.8 rebounds and 5.5 assists per game, but he's shooting just 37.0 percent with 0.5 triples, 0.8 steals and 0.2 blocks per game. Fantasy owners should stay patient, as his comfort-level in Charlotte should soon catch up to his talent. Rotoworld.com
    Sunday, 7:24 am
  • Kawhi Leonard goes for 21 and nine in win
    Kawhi Leonard played 36 minutes against the Nets during a 99-87 win on Saturday with 21 points, nine rebounds, one assist and one steal.

    Advice: He is playing through some blurry vision right now and made just 9-of-19 from the field. Leonard is starting to fill it up in several fantasy categories and he will be a monster once his vision gets corrected. He should be viewed as a top-20 fantasy asset. Rotoworld.com
    Saturday, 10:55 pm
     
    5:30 pm vs Sac
  • James Harden bounces back, wins it for Rox
    James Harden hit 8-of-18 shots, four 3-pointers and 12-of-13 free throws for 32 points, eight boards, four assists and two steals in Saturday's comeback win over the Mavs.

    Advice: Harden was fouled late, made the shot and hit the free throw for a tough 3-point play to put the Rockets ahead for good on Saturday. He scored just six points on Tuesday, but bounced back for 24 points on Thursday and 32 tonight. Rotoworld.com
    Saturday, 8:51 pm
     
    5:00 pm vs LAC
  • Donatas Motiejunas racks up 14 & 12 in win
    Donatas Motiejunas played a whopping 38 minutes (season high) and hit 5-of-7 shots on his way to 14 points, 12 rebounds and a 3-pointer on Saturday.

    Advice: He also had five turnovers, but who cares? He's been getting some decent run with Dwight Howard out, but this was easily his best game of the season. He had played just 18 minutes in each of his last two games, but got big run tonight, and it paid off. He's still a shaky play in daily or standard leagues, but as long as Howard and Terrence Jones are out, he's at least worth a look from night to night. Rotoworld.com
    Saturday, 8:45 pm
  • Chase Budinger chips in season-high 11 points
    Chase Budinger chipped in a season-high 11 points in the Wolves' home loss to the Kings on Saturday.

    Advice: He made 3-of-6 shots including two 3-pointers, while adding two rebounds and one assist in 25 minutes off the bench. Despite Minnesota's injuries this season, he's only been worth a look as a perimeter specialist in deeper leagues. One double-digit scoring performance doesn't change the equation. Rotoworld.com
    Saturday, 8:29 pm
  • Andrew Wiggins drops career-high 29 points
    Andrew Wiggins had multiple career-highs with 29 points (9-of-22 FGs, 9-of-10 FTs), two 3-pointers, five rebounds, four steals and one block in 41 minutes on Saturday, as the Wolves fell at home to the Kings.

    Advice: The pace of Wiggins' development as a rookie has accelerated thanks to the Wolves' voluminous injuries, and over the past six games he's he's attempting a solid 13.0 field goals and 4.8 free throws. He's shooting 50.0 percent from downtown this season but hasn't attempted many triples, and fantasy owners looking for a high-upside free agent should stash him now and see what happens. Rotoworld.com
    Saturday, 8:28 pm
  • Anthony Bennett thrives in start for Wolves
    Anthony Bennett moved into the Wolves' starting lineup on Saturday, posting 10 points, six boards, two assists, one steal and two blocks at PF alongside Gorgui Dieng.

    Advice: Bennett hit 5-of-11 shots and didn't turn the ball over in 30 minutes, which would likely have earned him another start on Wednesday if Thaddeus Young (personal) wasn't expected back in the lineup. Owners in 12-team leagues can leave Bennett on the waiver wire for now, but keep this performance in mind as the season progresses. Rotoworld.com
    Saturday, 8:24 pm
  • Shabazz Muhammad moves to bench Saturday
    Shabazz Muhammad shifted to a bench role in Saturday's home loss to the Kings, finishing with nine points, seven rebounds, one assist and one steal in 18 minutes.

    Advice: Muhammad was lousy in a start during the Wolves' previous game and his prompt demotion seemed to fire him up, as he was much more energetic and efficient tonight. He hasn't established any fantasy credibility despite Minnesota's injury problems. Rotoworld.com
    Saturday, 8:23 pm
  • Gerald Green scores 23 points vs. Pacers
    Gerald Green caught fire against the Pacers on Saturday with 23 points, three rebounds, two assists and five 3-pointers on 8-of-15 from the field in 22 minutes.

    Advice: He had the worst year of his career in Indiana in 2012-13 and the Pacers basically just threw him in for their deal to acquire Luis Scola last season, but he showed them a thing or two tonight. Green is still going to have his minutes in check, but nights like these make him fun to own. On the other hand, he'll have his 5-point nights quite often too. Rotoworld.com
    Saturday, 7:54 pm
     
    6:00 pm @ Den
  • Anthony Bennett earns start on Saturday
    Anthony Bennett will start for the Wolves on Saturday, sending Shabazz Muhammad to the bench.

    Advice: Bennett scored 20 points with three rebounds in 32 minutes of action on Friday and coach Flip Saunders rewarded him with this start, though it's unlikely to last long with Thaddeus Young (personal) targeting a return on Wednesday. Fantasy owners should feel confident deploying Bennett for Saturday's matchup vs. the Kings. Rotoworld.com
    Saturday, 4:58 pm
  • Shabazz Muhammad is coming off the bench
    Shabazz Muhammad will come off the bench against the Kings on Saturday.

    Advice: He was awful on Friday and coach Flip Saunders is going to mix it up tonight. Muhammad has been playing at both forward spots, so he could potentially make a splash in standard leagues at some point. Of course, that is not happening yet. Rotoworld.com
    Saturday, 4:58 pm
  • Kobe Bryant (rest) misses practice on Saturday
    Kobe Bryant (rest) did not practice on Saturday.

    Advice: Coach Byron Scott said he had him rest for heavy legs. "He’s such a workaholic that sometimes it can hurt you more than help you. So I told him ‘I’ll see you Sunday,‘" Scott said. Bryant definitely looked like he needed the rest with he and Nick Young missing their first 12 shots in an embarrassing loss to the Mavericks on Friday. He'll be ready on Sunday against the Nuggets. Rotoworld.com
    Saturday, 1:31 pm
     
    Player Note
    Kobe Bryant LAL - PG,SG,SF
    7:30 pm vs Min
  • Kevin Durant has non-contact practice
    Kevin Durant (foot) went through a non-contact practice on Saturday.

    Advice: He only did some of the drills, but coach Scott Brooks said the reigning MVP "looked good." Durant is going to have his foot evaluated on Thanksgiving, so that could be a big day in determining when he will be back. Brooks also said he's not sure what the plan will be on KD's minutes upon his return. Regardless, his owners can start to get excited about his return. Also, owners of Perry Jones, Anthony Morrow and Andre Roberson might want to start looking for alternatives. Rotoworld.com
    Saturday, 12:57 pm
     
    Injured
    5:00 pm vs NY
  • Kawhi Leonard still has foggy vision
    Kawhi Leonard said he still has foggy vision and is sensitive to light.

    Advice: "There’s really nothing I can do about it," Leonard said. "I just have to play through it." He added that in an extreme case he could have to deal with it throughout the season. Even with the vision issues, Leonard has still been a top-30 guy in the past two weeks, so his fantasy owners shouldn't panic with this news. Rotoworld.com
    Saturday, 11:31 am
     
    5:30 pm vs Sac
  • P.J. Hairston out Sunday, doubtful for Monday
    P.J. Hairston (ankle) won't play on Sunday and is doubtful for Monday's game vs. the Clippers.

    Advice: Hairston was gaining some momentum with the Hornets' short on healthy swingmen, but the rookie went down himself on Monday and needs a few more days to recuperate. He could return Wednesday vs. the Trail Blazers, but would still face significant competition from Gary Neal and Gerald Henderson. Rotoworld.com
    Saturday, 11:11 am
     
    Injured
    4:00 pm vs GS
  • Durant, Westbrook 'look good' at practice
    Kevin Durant (foot) and Russell Westbrook (hand) "looked good" in non-contact portions of Saturday's practice, according to coach Scott Brooks.

    Advice: Both players will be evaluated around Thanksgiving, conceivably setting up returns on Friday, Nov. 28 or Tuesday, Dec. 2. It's encouraging that Durant has ramped up to limited practice six weeks after being diagnosed with a Jones fracture, which left him with an initial timetable of 6-8 weeks. Rotoworld.com
    Saturday, 10:35 am
     
    Injured
    5:00 pm vs NY
  • Jimmy Butler has an overdue dud vs. POR
    Jimmy Butler scored nine points with four rebounds, two assists and one steal on 3-of-13 from the field against the Blazers on Friday.

    Advice: He's been one of the best players in the NBA this season and obviously gets a pass here. Butler's shot selection wasn't as great tonight, but there is no need to worry thanks to taking much smarter shots throughout the season. He'll likely get it going again on Monday against the Jazz. Rotoworld.com
    Friday, 11:17 pm
  • Danilo Gallinari has impressive game
    Danilo Gallinari made 5-of-7 from the field for 17 points with three rebounds, three assists, one steal, one block and three 3-pointers in 23 minutes against the Pelicans on Friday.

    Advice: He entered tonight making just 26.2 percent from the field and he really needed a big game like this one. Gallinari is still a long way from playing close to his career 30.8 minutes per game, which might not even happen. Unless you want to be really aggressive, you can probably keep Gallo on the wire in standard leagues. Rotoworld.com
    Friday, 10:28 pm
     
    Injured
    6:00 pm vs Pho
  • Lee (flu) scores just five points vs. Celtics
    Courtney Lee (flu) was one of five players to return to action on Friday for the Grizzlies, but managed just five points on 2-of-5 shooting with two assists and a 3-pointer in 30 minutes.

    Advice: Lee has been great this season and we're not about to dog him for tonight's one-sided and strange game. Look for him to get back on track against the Clippers on Sunday. Rotoworld.com
    Friday, 8:39 pm
     
    7:00 pm @ Por
  • Corey Brewer has a letdown in start
    Corey Brewer started against the Spurs on Friday during a 121-92 loss, scoring eight points, three rebounds, four assists and three steals in 32 minutes.

    Advice: He made 3-of-10 from the field and is certainly going to have his issues in efficiency. Brewer has shot the ball a lot better in the past two seasons, but that was largely due to him getting easy buckets in transition. His efficiency will likely be headed south, but he's still worth owning in standard leagues until Kevin Martin (wrist) is back or until he gets dealt. Rotoworld.com
    Friday, 8:35 pm
     
    7:30 pm @ LAL
  • Chase Budinger plays 25 minutes
    Chase Budinger played 25 minutes off the bench against the Spurs on Friday with seven points, six rebounds, one assist, one steal and one 3-pointer.

    Advice: He's going to see minutes in the 20s with Kevin Martin (wrist) down and is really the only consistent 3-point shooter off the bench. Budinger could be a sneaky asset in deeper leagues. Rotoworld.com
    Friday, 8:24 pm
  • Andrew Wiggins scores 14 points vs. Spurs
    Andrew Wiggins made 5-of-14 from the field and 4-of-5 from the line for 14 points against the Spurs on Friday with three rebounds, one assist and two steals in 33 minutes.

    Advice: It wasn't a great game, but at least his usage rate had a noticeable increase. Wiggins is shooting the ball at a respectable 44 percent from the field, but the lack of defensive stats and treys have kept his fantasy value down. He's still going to be worth owning in standard leagues because of the upside now that Kevin Martin (wrist) is out. Rotoworld.com
    Friday, 8:17 pm
  • Shabazz Muhammad struggles in start
    Shabazz Muhammad made his second start of the season on Friday against the Spurs, making 1-of-7 from the field for two points with one board and one turnover in 17 minutes.

    Advice: He missed his first six shots from the field and just was completely lost on both ends. Muhammad was actually looking good up until now and it should be interesting to see if the Wolves use him at small forward because of the Kevin Martin (wrist) injury. He's worth a look in deeper leagues because of the Corey Brewer trade rumors. Rotoworld.com
    Friday, 8:13 pm
  • Anthony Bennett scores career-high 20 points
    Anthony Bennett scored a career-high 20 points against the Spurs on Friday with three rebounds, one assist and three steals in 32 minutes.

    Advice: He looked great tonight and was more than capable of playing minutes at center off the bench. Bennett only played 14 minutes on Wednesday and he is probably going to see more consistent minutes even when Thaddeus Young (personal) returns next week. Still, he's not worth grabbing in standard leagues. Rotoworld.com
    Friday, 8:09 pm
  • Gay, Cousins, Thompson all probable for Sat
    Rudy Gay (Achilles), DeMarcus Cousins (hip) and Jason Thompson (quad) are all listed as probable for Saturday's game against the Hornets.

    Advice: Gay is probably the most impacted by his injury but unless this takes a turn for the worse we're not putting any of them on the injury report. Rotoworld.com
    Friday, 6:47 pm
     
    Injured
    5:30 pm @ SA
  • Courtney Lee will start against the Celtics
    Courtney Lee (illness) will start against the Celtics on Friday.

    Advice: He is over his illness just in time for a revenge game. Lee has been phenomenal all season, but he's obviously not going to stay this hot. Rotoworld.com
    Friday, 4:55 pm
     
    7:00 pm @ Por
  • Corey Brewer is indeed starting on Friday
    Corey Brewer will get the start against the Spurs on Friday.

    Advice: As expected, he'll join Mo Williams, Andrew Wiggins Shabazz Muhammad and Gorgui Dieng against the champs. Brewer should pick up around eight minutes and could be in the mid-30s tonight while minutes should be dispersed to Muhammad, Anthony Bennett, Chase Budinger and Robbie Hummel tonight. Brewer is worth owning in standard leagues. Rotoworld.com
    Friday, 3:49 pm
     
    7:30 pm @ LAL
  • Kevin Durant to have non-contact practice Sat
    Kevin Durant (foot) will go through a non-contact practice on Saturday.

    Advice: He is getting closer to a return and has gone through some shooting drill. Durant is still a couple weeks off his original prognosis, but it's great to see he hasn't fallen behind. If you drafted him in the first round, this is all you can ask for from the best player in fantasy hoops for each of the last five seasons. Rotoworld.com
    Friday, 3:34 pm
     
    Injured
    5:00 pm vs NY
  • Jeremy Lamb moving to the bench
    Jeremy Lamb will move to the bench against the the Nets on Friday.

    Advice: Andre Roberson is back in the starting lineup and isn't expected to play more than 20 minutes, so Lamb should still get some run. He's been far too inconsistent on the season to use in most fantasy leagues. Rotoworld.com
    Friday, 3:25 pm
     
    Player Note
    Jeremy Lamb OKC - SG,SF
    5:00 pm vs NY
  • Thabo Sefolosha to the bench
    Thabo Sefolosha will come off the bench against the Pistons on Friday with DeMarre Carroll back from injury.

    Advice: Despite Thabo being known as a strong defender, the Hawks were thumped on defense in their last two games. Sefolosha doesn't have much fantasy value and he didn't do much while Carroll was out anyway. Rotoworld.com
    Friday, 3:07 pm
     
    Injured
    4:30 pm vs NO
  • Martell Webster has been cleared for contact
    Martell Webster (back) has been cleared for contact in practice.

    Advice: He's had three back surgeries in his last four years, so the Wizards won't be in a rush to get him into game action. The 27-year-old swingman also said he expects to retire at 30, so the team probably won't want to give him too many minutes upon his return. He and Otto Porter should cancel each other out in most fantasy leagues. Rotoworld.com
    Friday, 11:24 am
     
    Injured
  • Corey Brewer likely to start for Wolves
    Corey Brewer is likely to start for the Wolves following the Kevin Martin (wrist) injury.

    Advice: While Brewer might be better off the bench, the Wolves are just running out of options with 80 percent of their opening night starting lineup not ready for Friday night against the Spurs. He should have some very nice short-term value, but the possibility of him being traded certainly casts some doubt on his value this year. He should be owned in standard leagues just because he has so many minutes going his way. Rotoworld.com
    Friday, 11:16 am
     
    7:30 pm @ LAL
  • Courtney Lee (illness) says he'll play Friday
    Courtney Lee (illness) went through shootaround and said that he'll play Friday vs. the Celtics.

    Advice: With Tony Allen (illness), Beno Udrih (illness), and Quincy Pondexter (illness) listed as questionable for this one, Lee could see some heavy minutes tonight in a favorable matchup vs. the Celtics. Stay tuned. Rotoworld.com
    Friday, 9:15 am
     
    7:00 pm @ Por
  • Flip says Corey Brewer too valuable to trade
    Head coach and team president Flip Saunders stated during a recent interview that Corey Brewer is too valuable to the team to be traded.

    Advice: This seems like posturing more than anything, as the Timberwolves are currently sitting on record of 3-7. Saunders may value Brewer's hard-nosed defense, but his play isn't exactly equating to wins for the Wolves. He's averaging 10.2 points and 2.1 steals on the season over 23.5 minutes of action, so he can be viewed as a steals specialist for owners in deep leagues. However, if he is traded to a title contender (a team with a deep wing rotation), he'll likely become a non-factor in most leagues. Rotoworld.com
    Friday, 7:40 am
     
    7:30 pm @ LAL
  • Rudy Gay puts up an efficient 20 points
    Rudy Gay made 7-of-11 from the field for 20 points against the Bulls on Thursday and added seven rebounds, three assists and one 3-pointer in 35 minutes.

    Advice: He was probable to play with some Achilles soreness and he did have a heating pad on his foot in the fourth quarter. According to TNT's telecast, the Kings were planning on treating him in the game, so there's no need to worry. There is a chance this becomes an issue later, but Gay should be in all lineups right now. Rotoworld.com
    Thursday, 10:35 pm
     
    Injured
    5:30 pm @ SA
  • Jimmy Butler scores 23 points
    Jimmy Butler scored 23 points against the Kings on Thursday with eight rebounds, one assist, two steals and three turnovers.

    Advice: He operated out of the post quite a bit, but he had nine of his 11 makes come off an assist tonight. Butler has been the go-to option for the Bulls these days, but his usage takes a massive hit when Derrick Rose (hamstring) is on the floor. He's putting up first-round value right now. Rotoworld.com
    Thursday, 10:14 pm
  • Rudy, DMC and Thompson are all in on Thurs
    Rudy Gay (Achilles), Jason Thompson (quad) and DeMarcus Cousins (hip) are all starting on Thursday.

    Advice: The team called them all probable and didn't provide any updates leading up to the game, but at least there were no surprises here. Get Gay and Cousins in your lineups. Rotoworld.com
    Thursday, 7:37 pm
     
    Injured
    5:30 pm @ SA
  • P.J. Hairston (ankle) will not play Friday
    P.J. Hairston (ankle) will not suit up for Friday's game vs. the Magic.

    Advice: This will be Hairston's second consecutive missed game, but he really wasn't doing much when he was healthy. Gerald Henderson will likely draw another start on Friday with Michael Kidd-Gilchrist (foot) also sidelined, and he'll look to bounce-back from a scoreless performance vs. the Pacers on Wednesday. Hairston doesn't offer enough upside to be worth a stash, and he can be cut in most leagues. Rotoworld.com
    Thursday, 4:21 pm
     
    Injured
    4:00 pm vs GS
  • Courtney Lee (illness) questionable for Fri.
    Courtney Lee (illness) is questionable to play Friday vs. the Celtics.

    Advice: Tony Allen, Beno Udrih, Kosta Koufos, Jon Leuer, Quincy Pondexter, and Jarnell Stokes are also being listed as questionable with the same illness, leaving the Grizzlies with six healthy bodies for Friday's game. Vince Carter would be in line for some heavy minutes if all seven players are unable to go, and he would make for a nice short-term option in standard leagues. Tayshaun Prince would also have some increased opportunity, while Zach Randolph and Marc Gasol would get all the minutes they can handle. Stay tuned. Rotoworld.com
    Thursday, 2:10 pm
     
    7:00 pm @ Por
  • Rudy Gay (Achilles) probable for Thursday
    Rudy Gay (Achilles) is being listed as probable for Thursday's game vs. the Bulls.

    Advice: Gay hasn't missed a game yet with his Achilles tendinitis, so we're going to say he's very likely to play in this one. Still, owners will want to check back for an official update as we draw closer to Thursday's tip. If Gay is unable to go, Omri Casspi would likely pick up a majority of his minutes at small forward. Stay tuned. Rotoworld.com
    Thursday, 1:07 pm
     
    Injured
    5:30 pm @ SA
  • Lance Stephenson enjoyed revenge game
    Despite the loss to the Pacers on Wednesday, Lance Stephenson said he enjoyed his return to Indianapolis.

    Advice: Stephenson was on triple-double alert against his former team on Wednesday, but Solomon Hill's buzzer beater spoiled his homecoming. "I’m just happy to be back, seeing my old friends," Stephenson said. "We played tough defense but 13 offensive rebounds, that’s what killed us. We’re small; we have to block out." While Stephenson's 37.4 field goal percentage is less than ideal, he's averaging close to a double-double and should be a nightly starter in all fantasy leagues. Rotoworld.com
    Thursday, 8:20 am
  • Corey Brewer had to gut through game Weds
    Corey Brewer (illness) admitted that he had to gut through Wednesday's win over the Knicks.

    Advice: Brewer wasn't certain if he would be able to suit up after missing morning shootaround, but was able to play 29 minutes despite his illness. "I was hurting so bad," Brewer said. The 28-year-old should be good-to-go for Friday's game against the Spurs, but his fantasy value is still limited to deeper leagues, despite the six steals on Wednesday. Rotoworld.com
    Thursday, 7:59 am
     
    7:30 pm @ LAL
  • Kobe Bryant scores 29 on 28 FGA, 10 FTA
    Kobe Bryant made 10-of-28 from the field and 8-of-10 from the line for 29 points during a 98-92 win over the Rockets on Wednesday, adding five rebounds, seven assists, one steal and one 3-pointer in 40 minutes.

    Advice: He started off fine making 6-of-11 from the field before halftime, but things turned sour in the second half with miss after miss. Bryant's usage actually dropped to 37.3 after tonight with his 36.8 in the win, but he's still on pace to have one of the highest usage rates ever -- he has the record of 38.7 in 2005-06. Expect Kobe to take plenty of shots against the Mavericks on Friday. Rotoworld.com
    Thursday, 12:21 am
     
    Player Note
    Kobe Bryant LAL - PG,SG,SF
    7:30 pm vs Min
  • Marvin Williams scores eight points vs. Indy
    Marvin Williams (knee) played 23 minutes against the Pacers on Wednesday with eight points, three rebounds and one steal.

    Advice: He played a little more small forward tonight because the Hornets are so thin on the wing. Williams is not going to be involved enough in the offense to be used in most fantasy leagues. Rotoworld.com
    Thursday, 12:04 am
  • Jeremy Lamb's inconsistency is consistent
    Jeremy Lamb hit just 2-of-5 shots (both 3-pointers) for eight points, two rebounds and two assists in 21 minutes on Wednesday.

    Advice: If there's anything consistent about Lamb it's his inconsistency. He's scored 8, 19, 5, 24 and 5 points in each of his last five games and things could get a little dicey now. Sebastian Telfair broke out of a slump tonight, and shooting guard Andre Roberson finally returned from his injury tonight. And once Perry Jones is back from his knee injury, Lamb's productivity could fluctuate even more than it has lately. Rotoworld.com
    Wednesday, 11:49 pm
     
    Player Note
    Jeremy Lamb OKC - SG,SF
    5:00 pm vs NY
  • Donatas Motiejunas loses playing time
    Donatas Motiejunas played 18 minutes against the Lakers on Wednesday with seven points, three rebounds, one assist, one steal, one 3-pointer and four fouls.

    Advice: He may have squandered his last real chance here. Motiejunas had his best opportunity of the season with Dwight Howard (knee) and Terrence Jones (leg) out, but his fouls and turnovers were the headline for him tonight. Fantasy owners just can't trust him right now. Rotoworld.com
    Wednesday, 11:29 pm
  • Corey Brewer has six steals against NYK
    Corey Brewer played through an illness on Wednesday and looked healthy with 14 points, two rebounds, two assists and six steals in 29 minutes.

    Advice: Brewer had an IV to help his dehydration and he was very questionable to play tonight. This was a big game for his trade value and he's unlikely to be this success again all season. Rotoworld.com
    Wednesday, 11:15 pm
     
    7:30 pm @ LAL
  • Marvin Williams returned to action on Wednesday November 19. Rotoworld.com
    Wednesday, 11:03 pm
  • Shabazz Muhammad plays 32 minutes in start
    Shabazz Muhammad played 32 minutes in his first NBA start on Wednesday against the Knicks, scoring 17 points with eight rebounds, one assist and one block.

    Advice: He only made 6-of-15 from the field in his worst shooting game of the season with at least three shots from the field. Muhammad has done a nice job of getting to the line with 11 attempts in the 46 minutes over his last two games. He likely has another start coming his way on Friday against the Spurs, so think about him in daily fantasy leagues. Rotoworld.com
    Wednesday, 10:56 pm
  • Anthony Bennett comes off the bench
    Anthony Bennett came off the bench against the Knicks on Wednesday with six points, three rebounds, one steal and three fouls in 14 minutes.

    Advice: He was expected to start, but the Wolves went with Shabazz Muhammad. Bennett was a bit lazy with his shot selection and he didn't help his chances for minutes down the line. Muhammad looks like the better player to own in deep leagues. Rotoworld.com
    Wednesday, 10:54 pm
  • Gerald Green scores 12 in 22 minutes
    Gerald Green hit 6-of-13 shots and zero 3-pointers for 12 points, three rebounds, four assists, a steal and a block off the bench on Wednesday.

    Advice: After getting eight minutes and failing to score last Friday, Green played 28 minutes and blew up for 26 points and four 3-pointers on Saturday. He backed that up with seven points in 20 minutes on Monday, and then tonight's 12-point game in 22 minutes. The way things are going for Green, he's due for a monster game, just as his frustrated new owners are ready to pull the plug. Rotoworld.com
    Wednesday, 10:17 pm
     
    6:00 pm @ Den
  • Chris Copeland's minutes take a hit
    Chris Copeland played just 27 minutes against the Hornets on Wednesday with six points, two rebounds and two assists.

    Advice: His minutes took a significant hit with Rodney Stuckey returning tonight after a 39-minute game in his last outing. Copeland is struggling from the field and has hit just 34.0 percent in his last five, averaging 9.0 points, 3.0 boards, 1.2 assists, 0.4 steals and 1.8 triples in that span. If you're eyeing another hot free agent, Copeland is not a must-own player anymore. Rotoworld.com
    Wednesday, 9:03 pm
     
    5:00 pm vs Orl
  • Lance Stephenson fills the stat sheet in loss
    Lance Stephenson returned to Indiana on Wednesday night in a losing effort, scoring 10 points with eight rebounds, seven assists and two blocks.

    Advice: It was mostly cheers when he was introduced tonight despite Stephenson thinking he would be booed. He's not shooting the ball well at all this season, but he's almost averaging a double-double with over nine boards per game. Stephenson did play 39 minutes tonight, which is a good sign for his ailing groin injury. Rotoworld.com
    Wednesday, 8:27 pm
  • Rudy Gay is questionable for Thursday
    Rudy Gay (Achilles) is questionable to face the Bulls on Thursday.

    Advice: He was questionable on Tuesday and didn't play well in a loss to the Pelicans. Gay has dealt with some Achilles issues before, but he should still be in the lineup. Check back tomorrow for an update. Rotoworld.com
    Wednesday, 7:48 pm
     
    Injured
    5:30 pm @ SA
  • Kawhi Leonard quietly fills stat sheet
    Kawhi Leonard played 37 minutes and had 12 points, 10 rebounds, four assists and four steals on 4-of-11 shooting in Wednesday's tough win over the Cavs.

    Advice: Leonard's game could have been a lot better had he made some shots and some 3-pointers, but it wasn't bad, either. He's playing at a high level right now and living up to the hype, despite the best efforts of his coach. Rotoworld.com
    Wednesday, 7:29 pm
     
    5:30 pm vs Sac
  • Shabazz Muhammad starting over Bennett
    Shabazz Muhammad will start at power forward against the Knicks.

    Advice: The Wolves are shorthanded up front, so they're going to go with a smaller lineup and use Anthony Bennett as the main bench big. Muhammad is only in play in very deep leagues. Rotoworld.com
    Wednesday, 4:50 pm
  • Corey Brewer expected to play Wednesday
    Corey Brewer is expected to play against the Knicks on Wednesday.

    Advice: The report does add "barring any changes," so it's not a 100 percent lock. Brewer should still be on most fantasy benches tonight. Rotoworld.com
    Wednesday, 4:26 pm
     
    7:30 pm @ LAL
  • Martell Webster's (back) rehab 'on schedule'
    Martell Webster (back surgery) said he's "right on schedule," which indicates he could return in late November.

    Advice: The last report we heard was that Webster was making minimal progress in his rehab, so this is a very encouraging update. A return in December seems more likely, as Washington won't take any chances with his health, and either way he's a marginal fantasy option with Bradley Beal (wrist) back in the lineup. Rotoworld.com
    Wednesday, 4:13 pm
     
    Injured
  • Corey Brewer questionable with an illness
    Corey Brewer (illness) received an IV and is questionable to play against the Knicks on Wednesday.

    Advice: Well, it's flu season. Brewer and Kevin Martin could both miss tonight, so Shabazz Muhammad, Glenn Robinson III, Chase Budinger and Robbie Hummel may all have to help out. Brewer should obviously be benched in all leagues. Rotoworld.com
    Wednesday, 3:49 pm
     
    7:30 pm @ LAL
  • C-Lee, Tony Allen among five DNPs for Grizz
    The Grizzlies have ruled out Courtney Lee, Tony Allen, Beno Udrih, Kosta Koufos and Jon Leuer for Wednesday's game, as all of them have the flu.

    Advice: Memphis has a 10-1 record but they'll be really tested with so many rotation players out vs. the Raptors. Quincy Pondexter emerges as a viable short-term option, as does Vince Carter -- the Raptors will be honoring him in Toronto tonight, giving him a bit of extra motivation. Rotoworld.com
    Wednesday, 3:36 pm
     
    7:00 pm @ Por
  • Courtney Lee (flu) had to go to the hospital
    Courtney Lee (illness) had to go to the hospital because he was so dehydrated but hopes to play on Wednesday against the Raptors.

    Advice: The Grizzlies will be under the weather tonight and it's probably doubtful to see Lee suit up tonight. Considering it's an 11-game night, his fantasy owners will want to take him out of their lineups. Tayshaun Prince is likely to start, but Quincy Pondexter is the preferred play. Vince Carter could also have a season-high in minutes. Rotoworld.com
    Wednesday, 11:33 am
     
    7:00 pm @ Por
  • Courtney Lee (flu) questionable Wednesday
    Courtney Lee (flu) is questionable for Wednesday's game against Toronto.

    Advice: Tony Allen, Kosta Koufos, Beno Udrih, and Jon Leuer are also questionable with the same illness and things are not looking good for the Grizzlies at the moment. If they end up sitting this one out, expect to see a lot of Vince Carter and Quincy Pondexter while rookies Jarnell Stokes and Jordan Adams could get in on the action. Stay tuned. Rotoworld.com
    Wednesday, 10:29 am
     
    7:00 pm @ Por
  • Anthony Bennett expected to start Wednesday
    Anthony Bennett is expected to draw the start for Wednesday's game, with Thaddeus Young (personal) not due back until at least Sunday.

    Advice: Bennett has an excellent chance to make a big impression, and he will likely see big minutes as he and Gorgui Dieng are the only active bigs for Minnesota (unless you count Robbie Hummel). Owners in need of short term value or in daily leagues would be advised to take a flier on Bennett. Rotoworld.com
    Wednesday, 10:02 am
  • P.J. Hairston (ankle) is out on Wednesday
    P.J. Hairston (ankle) will not suit up for Wednesday's game against Indiana.

    Advice: He was doubtful leading up to the game, and the fact that he was ruled out so early doesn't bode well for his status. Consider Hairston day-to-day for now, while Gary Neal (concussion) and Michael Kidd-Gilchrist (foot) will also sit this game out. Gerald Henderson will likely see big minutes and is worth a look for owners in need of short term value. Hairston can be dropped in almost all leagues. Rotoworld.com
    Wednesday, 9:06 am
     
    Injured
    4:00 pm vs GS
  • Kevin Durant (foot) has light workout Tuesday
    Kevin Durant (right foot) went through a light workout on Tuesday, running pick-and-pop sets with Russell Westbrook and some of OKC's assistant coaches.

    Advice: Durant still isn't practicing, let alone taking contact in a full-court scenario, so this doesn't change his timetable. He's expected to be re-evaluated right around Thanksgiving, setting up a likely return in early December. Hopefully patient fantasy owners will get some good news in the coming weeks. Rotoworld.com
    Tuesday, 10:42 pm
     
    Injured
    5:00 pm vs NY
  • Jeremy Lamb has well-rounded line vs. Utah
    Jeremy Lamb posted a nice all-around line in 36 minutes on Tuesday, scoring 19 points with three 3-pointers, four rebounds, four assists, one steal and one block vs. the Jazz.

    Advice: Lamb has been up-and-down since returning from his back injury on Nov. 7, but he has explosive potential with the Thunder desperately short-handed. He made only five of his 15 shot attempts tonight, but made up for it with a 6-of-6 mark at the FT line. Rotoworld.com
    Tuesday, 8:36 pm
     
    Player Note
    Jeremy Lamb OKC - SG,SF
    5:00 pm vs NY
  • Wes Johnson held to four points in 32 minutes
    Wes Johnson finished Tuesday's game with a mere four points, one rebound, two assists and one steal in 32 minutes.

    Advice: Johnson has played the second-most minutes of any Lakers player this season, yet he's scored double-digit points just three times and is shooting an abysmal 31.8 percent from the field. Nick Young's return presents yet another challenge to his fantasy value, and owners can confidently leave him on the waiver wire. Rotoworld.com
    Tuesday, 7:09 pm
     
    7:30 pm vs Min
  • Kobe Bryant hits 10-of-18 shots for 28 points
    Kobe Bryant was in the groove vs. Atlanta on Tuesday, sinking 10-of-18 shots with three 3-pointers to finish with a team-high 28 points.

    Advice: Bryant added four rebounds, three assists and one steal to round out his efficient performance. He leads the NBA in scoring at 27.3 points per game despite shooting a mere 37.7 percent from the field prior to tonight's stellar performance. He's over the flu that slowed him down this weekend and even Nick Young's return won't have a significant impact on Kobe's shot totals, which is good news for fantasy owners relying on his volume scoring. Rotoworld.com
    Tuesday, 7:06 pm
     
    Player Note
    Kobe Bryant LAL - PG,SG,SF
    7:30 pm vs Min
  • Marvin Williams (knee) questionable vs. Indy
    Marvin Williams (knee) is listed as questionable for Wednesday's game vs. the Pacers.

    Advice: He played on both Friday and Saturday despite being listed as doubtful and questionable, respectively, so there's a good chance that he'll be in uniform. That doesn't mean he'll have fantasy value, however, as he's coming off a scoreless game and hasn't been consistent enough for use outside of very deep leagues. Rotoworld.com
    Tuesday, 6:26 pm
  • Butler headlines night of big lines for Bulls
    Jimmy Butler scored 22 points on 6-of-17 shooting with six rebounds, eight assists, two steals, one three and a 9-of-10 mark from the foul line in Monday's win.

    Advice: Butler is returning top-10 fantasy value and it's unclear where his shooting percentages are ultimately going to fall because he has clearly improved. Making an ungodly 80.6 percent from the line on 8.0 attempts per game, we're getting past issues involving small sample size too. The safe play is to sell him high in exchange for a well-positioned top-20 asset, but what fun would that be? Rotoworld.com
    Monday, 11:02 pm
  • Kawhi Leonard only plays 20 minutes on Monday
    Kawhi Leonard played just 20 minutes against the 76ers during a 100-75 win on Monday with five points, 11 rebounds, two assists and three steals.

    Advice: He had 10 boards before the halftime and coach Gregg Popovich didn't need his stars in the second half. Leonard has been outstanding since his slow start and he'll get to guard LeBron James in a big matchup on Wednesday night. Rotoworld.com
    Monday, 10:40 pm
     
    5:30 pm vs Sac
  • Motiejnuas can't take advantage of chance
    Donatas Motiejunas logged just 18 minutes in Monday's blowout loss, scoring six points on 3-of-8 shooting with two rebounds and one block.

    Advice: It's starting to feel like Terrence Jones (leg) will miss another month, and we've included the link to one of many scattered reports that had Rockets play-by-play man Bill Worrell saying that "may" be the case. But Motiejunas has been terrible in most formats this year, and it's more likely that there is no real beneficiary due to Jones' time off. Rotoworld.com
    Monday, 10:18 pm
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