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  • Kris Humphries plays four minutes in return
    Kris Humphries returned from a knee injury and played four scoreless minutes on Tuesday.

    Advice: He's been out for more than a month and will be worked back into action slowly. Nothing to see here, folks. 34 minutes ago
  • Lance Thomas returns to action for Knicks
    Lance Thomas returned from a concussion on Tuesday, finishing with 11 minutes and two points off the Knicks bench.

    Advice: As long as Carmelo Anthony and Derrick Williams are healthy, Thomas has almost no fantasy appeal. 53 minutes ago
  • Miles Plumlee plays 18 minutes in start
    Miles Plumlee replaced Greg Monroe in the starting lineup for Tuesday's game vs. the Celtics, but he played just 18 minutes with six points, five boards and one block.

    Advice: Coach Jason Kidd said before the game that Monroe's minutes would remain the same, so Plumlee isn't going to see a major boost in playing time even if he continues to start. Keep in mind that John Henson (back) is still on the shelf, so his eventual return will eat into Plumlee's minutes as well. He's not worth owning in most leagues. Today, 7:46 pm
  • Donatas Motiejunas recalled from D-League
    Donatas Motiejuans has been recalled from the D-League.

    Advice: He's a negligible part of the rotation with Josh Smith in town, and he belongs on the waiver wire in most leagues. Today, 4:17 pm
  • K.J. McDaniels recalled from D-League stint
    K.J. McDaniels has been recalled from his D-League stint.

    Advice: McDaniels is rarely a part of the rotation, and he belongs on the waiver wire in all re-draft leagues. Today, 4:16 pm
  • Chris Andersen (knee, ankle) out Tuesday
    Chris Andersen (knee, ankle) will not play on Tuesday vs. the Spurs.

    Advice: He has no timetable for a return and isn't in the rotation anyways. Leave the Birdman on the wire. Today, 4:15 pm
  • Miles Plumlee will start Tuesday vs. Boston
    Miles Plumlee will start over Greg Monroe for Tuesday's game vs. the Celtics.

    Advice: Jason Kidd said that Plumlee has been a "plus" for the Bucks while on the floor this season and that he needs to "find time to get [Miles] more minutes," so perhaps he's set to earn more playing time in Kidd's wonky rotations. However, with Greg Monroe fully healthy, Plumlee is unlikely to earn enough minutes to make a difference in standard leagues, and owners in most settings can use a wait-and-see approach here. Today, 4:01 pm
  • Kris Humphries (knee) available to play Tues
    Kris Humphries (knee) will be available to play Tuesday vs. the Knicks.

    Advice: Humphries will more than likely be eased back into things after spending over a month on the sidelines, and with averages of just 6.7 points and 4.2 boards on the year, Kris isn't worth owning in any setting. Today, 3:58 pm
  • Udonis Haslem (illness) will play on Tuesday
    Udonis Haslem (illness) will play Tuesday vs. the Spurs.

    Advice: Haslem's playing status should be of no concern to fantasy GMs in any setting. Today, 3:36 pm
  • Lance Thomas (concussion) cleared to play
    Lance Thomas (concussion) has been cleared to play for Tuesday's game vs. the Wizards.

    Advice: Thomas has spent the past two games on the sidelines, but he'll be back on the court tonight. However, he's not a fantasy option in most leagues while Carmelo Anthony and Derrick Williams are healthy. Today, 3:19 pm
  • Kyle Anderson (illness) out Tuesday vs. MIA
    Kyle Anderson (illness) has been ruled out for Tuesday's game vs. the Heat.

    Advice: With Anderson on the sidelines, there will be more minutes available for David West and Boris Diaw. None of these guys can be considered viable targets in standard leagues. Today, 3:04 pm
  • Turner says he needs to improve at the line
    Myles Turner said that he wants to shoot around 80-90 percent at the free throw line.

    Advice: Turner shot 83.9 percent from the charity stripe during his one-and-done season in Texas, but is currently shooting just 63.8 percent from the line in his introductory NBA season. The sky is the limit for Turner who has been producing averages of 13.3 points, 8.0 rebounds and 2.0 swats per game since being inserted into the starting lineup, which has been good enough for eighth-round value in standard leagues. He's a must-own player in all leagues. Today, 12:02 pm
  • Anthony Brown (ankle) doubtful for Wednesday
    Anthony Brown sprained his right ankle during Tuesday's practice and is being listed as doubtful for Wednesday's game vs. the Cavs.

    Advice: With Kobe Bryant (shoulder) probable to play on Wednesday, Brown wouldn't be a major part of the rotation anyway. Leave him on the wire. Today, 11:34 am
  • Kris Humphries practices again on Tuesday
    Kris Humphries (knee) practiced for the second consecutive day on Tuesday.

    Advice: We're considering Humphries questionable for Tuesday's game against the Knicks, but all signs are pointing to him being available. With Nene on a minutes limit, Hump would be fighting for minutes with Drew Gooden and DeJuan Blair if active, though none would be worth a start in standard fantasy leagues. Today, 9:32 am
  • Udonis Haslem questionable for Tues vs Spurs
    Udonis Haslem (illness) is questionable for Tuesday's game against the Spurs.

    Advice: Haslem missed shootaround on Tuesday and looks headed for a game-time decision against the Spurs. Haslem is averaging 8.0 minutes per game this season and isn't worth a look in any fantasy league even if he does play. Today, 8:40 am
  • Grizzlies recall Jarell Martin from D-League
    The Grizzlies have recalled Jarell Martin from the D-League.

    Advice: Martin has played in just two games with the Grizzlies this season, so it goes without saying that he can be left on waivers in all fantasy leagues. Today, 7:55 am
  • Thanasis Antetokounmpo returns to D-League
    Thanasis Antetokounmpo has elected to return to the D-League.

    Advice: Antetokoumpo's 10-day contract with the Knicks expired and Lower Case will now return to the Westchester Knicks since he didn't get a second 10-day contract. While Giannis' brother could eventually provide fantasy value, that time is not now and he can be left on waivers in all fantasy leagues. Today, 7:33 am
  • Josh McRoberts not drawing much interest
    The trade market for Josh McRoberts is close to non-existent according to Bobby Marks of Yahoo Sports.

    Advice: McRoberts is signed through the 2017-18 season, but his myriad of injuries have scared away potential suitors. The 28-year-old is only averaging 14.9 minutes in the 24 games he's been healthy this season and can be left on waivers in most fantasy leagues. Today, 6:38 am
  • Gerald Henderson scores 16 points
    Gerald Henderson scored 16 points with three rebounds, one assists, one steal and two 3-pointers in 35 minutes against the Grizzlies on Monday.

    Advice: He played some important minutes as both teams went small. The Blazers are likely going to try and unload Henderson and his expiring contract, especially since guys like Allen Crabbe have stepped. He's only worth a look in deeper leagues. Yesterday, 9:38 pm
  • Shabazz Muhammad scores 14 points in loss
    Shabazz Muhammad scored 14 points with nine boards and one assist in 25 minutes vs. the Pelicans on Monday.

    Advice: He took advantage of some extra minutes in garbage time, but unfortunately he shot just 4-of-13 from the field. Muhammad should continue to steal some of Tayshaun Prince's minutes (19) moving forward since the Wolves are looking towards the future, but he's a better stash in points leagues because he doesn't shoot many 3-pointers or generate many assists, steals or blocks. Yesterday, 9:18 pm
  • Rockets assign K.J. McDaniels to D-League
    Rockets assign G/F K.J. McDaniels to the D-League.

    Advice: Like the Rockets, McDaniels' season has failed to launch as anticipated. Yesterday, 11:12 am
  • McRoberts focused on health, contributing
    Josh McRoberts is focused on getting healthy and contributing to the Heat.

    Advice: "I’m just trying to get healthy and have a chance to help the team in a way that I know I can," he said. It's been a trying road for McBob in Miami, relegating him to waiver wire fodder in fantasy leagues. Yesterday, 10:18 am
  • Kris Humphries (knee) could play Tuesday
    Kris Humphries (knee) practiced on Monday, and there is a "good chance" he plays on Tuesday vs. the Knicks.

    Advice: Humphries' last time on the floor was January 3. Leave him on the wire. Yesterday, 9:52 am
  • Vogel heaps praise all over Myles Turner
    Frank Vogel praised Myles Turner's development, calling him "an unusually mature young man."

    Advice: "I think he's an unusually mature young man, articulate 19-year-old," Vogel said. "He's very intelligent and he has a good approach, a good feel for being a rookie in the NBA. He has a nice humbleness to him, and his work ethic has been a pleasant surprise. He's constantly in the weight room, constantly putting extra shots up and working with the coaches -- and that's a big reason why he's having success." In six games as a starter, Turner is averaging 13.2 points, 7.2 rebounds, 2.3 blocks and just 1.2 turnovers on 46.8 percent shooting. Yesterday, 9:27 am
  • Thanasis Antetokounmpo's 10-day deal expires
    Thanasis Antetokounmpo's 10-day contract has expired.

    Advice: The Knicks could re-sign him to another 10-day deal, but there has been no indication that New York is interested in that move. Yesterday, 9:15 am
  • Lance Thomas (concussion) could return Tues.
    Lance Thomas (concussion) could return on Tuesday vs. the Wizards.

    Advice: He might, he might not. Either way, Thomas isn't a fantasy option with Carmelo Anthony (knee), Langston Galloway and Derrick Williams all available. Yesterday, 6:54 am
  • Lance Thomas (concussion) out Sunday
    Lance Thomas (concussion) will not play on Sunday vs. the Nuggets as expected.

    Advice: He was never expected to play and still has to pass the league's concussion protocol. His next chance to play will be on Tuesday vs. the Wizards. Langston Galloway will continue to see a few extra minutes in Thomas' absence. Sunday, 8:27 am
  • Damian Lillard praises Gerald Henderson
    Damian Lillard attributes Gerald Henderson's recent success to him being healthy.

    Advice: "I think he's just healthy," Lillard said. "He was coming off hip surgery, so it took some time for him to get in shape. He missed training camp. He had to get in shape, he had to get his rhythm back, he had to get his feel back, get comfortable with our sets, comfortable being out there with the guys. I think the last couple of weeks, you're starting to see him get comfortable. He's finally back." Henderson is averaging 13.3 points and 6.0 rebounds in February, but his expiring contract could draw some interest at the trade deadline. Sunday, 6:13 am
  • Myles Turner scores 16 points in win
    Myles Turner played 32 minutes against the Pistons on Saturday with 16 points, four rebounds, three assists and one block.

    Advice: Coach Frank Vogel has made a major tweak to his rotation with the rookie as his power forward. Turner has barely logged any minutes with the Pacers going with a stretch four since he moved into the starting lineup. While that may or may not change, it doesn't really matter at this point for the high-upside rookie. He should be owned in all leagues. Saturday, 7:20 pm
  • Kris Humphries out again on Saturday
    Kris Humphries (knee) will not play on Saturday against the Hornets.

    Advice: He doesn't have a timetable to return and chances are Humphries is out until the break. Saturday, 2:38 pm
  • Chris Andersen (knee) out Sunday
    Chris Andersen (knee, ankle) will not play on Sunday vs. the Clippers.

    Advice: He has no timetable for a return, but he's not in the rotation anyways. Leave him on the wire. Saturday, 9:58 am
  • Miles Plumlee ejected for elbowing Joe Ingles
    Miles Plumlee was ejected from Friday's game vs. the Jazz for elbowing Joe Ingles in the head.

    Advice: With Plumlee now out for the remainder of the game, Greg Monroe is going to be forced into heavy minutes tonight with John Henson (back) also out. It wasn't a smart decision from Plumlee, but he's not likely facing a suspension here. He'll end his night with six points, three boards, three swats and one steal. Friday, 7:58 pm
  • Lance Thomas (concussion) out until Tuesday
    Lance Thomas (mild concussion) will not play until at least Tuesday as he undergoes testing, which means he'll miss games on Friday or Sunday.

    Advice: With Carmelo Anthony (knee) also on the sidelines, the Knicks are going small with Langston Galloway in the starting lineup on Friday. Derrick Williams should also play big minutes off the bench, however, and he's worth a long look as a cheap DFS play until Melo and/or Thomas return to action. Friday, 2:52 pm
  • Chris Andersen (knee) not close to a return
    Chris Andersen (ankle, knee) is "unlikely to be back soon" for the Heat.

    Advice: Shocker. The 37-year-old big man has more DNPs this season (43) than minutes played (36). Friday, 2:43 pm
  • Kris Humphries (knee) will not play
    Kris Humphries (knee) will not play on Friday vs. the 76ers.

    Advice: The big man is reporteldy progressing, but there is still no clear return date in sight. Leave him on the wire in all leagues. Friday, 11:14 am
  • Lance Thomas gets six stitches
    Lance Thomas returned on Thursday after receiving six stitches for a lip laceration.

    Advice: He's fine and he didn't need a concussion test. Thomas scored nine points with one rebound and one assist in 31 minutes. He's lost most of his fantasy value while the team is healthy. Thursday, 8:36 pm
  • Donatas Motiejunas sent back to D-League
    Donatas Motiejunas will head back to the D-League on Thursday.

    Advice: This is perhaps an indication that Clint Capela (thigh, hip) will be able to play today. Motiejunas isn't worth owning in any league. Thursday, 11:07 am
  • Chris Andersen out vs Hornets on Friday
    Chris Andersen (knee) will miss Friday's game against the Hornets.

    Advice: Even when he's healthy, Andersen isn't a big part of the Heat's rotation and can be left on waivers in all fantasy leagues. Thursday, 10:58 am
  • HOU recalls Donatas Motiejunas from D-League
    The Rockets have recalled Donatas Motiejunas from the D-League.

    Advice: With Terrence Jones out and Clint Capela questionable for Thursday's game against the Suns, the Rockets will need Motiejunas for depth. He won't have a big role in the Rockets rotation going forward, however, and can be left on waivers in all fantasy leagues. Thursday, 9:53 am
  • Shabazz Muhammad gets 12 minutes
    Shabazz Muhammad played 12 minutes against the Clippers on Wednesday with four points, one rebound, no turnovers and no fouls.

    Advice: No injuries to report here as coach Sam Mitchell just had to give Tayshaun Prince 31 minutes, giving Andrew Wiggins some small forward minutes and even Damjan Rudez got in there for 18 minutes. Expect Muhammad to be better, but his upside isn't great anyway. Wednesday, 11:47 pm
  • Myles Turner quiet in win over Nets
    Myles Turner started and played 31 minutes, but hit just 4-of-11 shots for nine points, seven rebounds and three blocks.

    Advice: Turner has been spoiling his new owners with nice stat lines, and while there was nothing wrong with tonight's effort, he didn't hit double digits in points or boards. The three blocks and minutes were nice though, and he remains a must-own player going forward. Wednesday, 8:25 pm
  • Kris Humphries (knee) will not play
    Kris Humphries (knee) will not play on Wednesday vs. the Warriors.

    Advice: The big man is nearing a return and went through a workout during the morning shootaround, but he still hasn't been cleared to play. His role will be limited when he returns because the Wizards are playing a lot of small ball, so he's not worth stashing in almost any league. Wednesday, 3:20 pm
  • Rockets assign Donatas Motiejunas to D-League
    The Rockets have sent down Donatas Motiejunas for another D-League stint.

    Advice: He's working his way back into game shape in the D-League. As long as Josh Smith, Terrence Jones, Clint Capela and Montrezl Harrell are on the roster in Houston, Motiejunas belongs on the waiver wire in all leagues. Wednesday, 9:48 am
  • Kris Humphries (knee) misses shootaround
    Kris Humphries (knee) worked out, but did not participate during Wednesday morning's shootaround.

    Advice: With Humphries sitting out shootaround, we're going to go ahead and consider him doubtful for tonight's game given that he hasn't played since January 3. He belongs on the waiver wire in all leagues. Wednesday, 9:02 am
  • Gerald Henderson scores 14 w/ nine boards
    Gerald Henderson scored 14 points with nine rebounds, one block and one 3-pointer in 22 minutes on Tuesday vs. the Bucks.

    Advice: He has scored in double digits in four out of his last five games, but his recent spike in playing time could be because the Blazers are trying to boost his value prior to the trade deadline. Regardless, Henderson doesn't have much upside and his role with minutes in the lower 20s is not appealing, so he can be left on the wire in most leagues. Tuesday, 9:59 pm
  • Donatas Motiejunas (back) out Tuesday
    Donatas Motiejunas (back) will not play on Tuesday vs. the Heat.

    Advice: The big man is available, but the Rockets don't want to risk him until he gets his legs under him. In fact, D-Mo is expected to return to the D-League this week. Leave him on the wire. Tuesday, 4:23 pm
  • Chris Andersen out vs Rockets on Tuesday
    Chris Andersen (knee) will not play against the Rockets on Tuesday.

    Advice: Andersen made the trip with the Heat after missing nine consecutive games, but will not play against the Rockets on Tuesday. Birdman isn't a big part of the Heat's rotation anyway and can be left on waivers in all fantasy leagues. Tuesday, 9:16 am
  • Donatas Motiejunas headed back to D-League
    Donatas Motiejunas (back) will play one more stint in the D-League before returning to the Rockets.

    Advice: Motiejunas was recalled from the D-League on Monday, but will rejoin the Rio Grande Valley Vipers for a two-game road trip this week. "I'm getting there," Motiejunas said. "Every day I'm feeling better and better. I had some time on the floor [Saturday] night. I felt great. It's real important for me at this point to get my confidence back and my game rhythm." While D-Mo is getting closer to a return, he won't have a big role in the Rockets rotation and can be left on waivers in all fantasy leagues. Tuesday, 6:58 am
  • Myles Turner drops 14 and 10 with four blocks
    Myles Turner scored 14 points with 10 rebounds, one steal and four blocks in 37 minutes against the Cavs on Monday.

    Advice: He had an incredible block as LeBron James tried to dunk on him. Turner is absolutely rolling on both ends and he's made it abundantly clear his minutes are safe once Ian Mahinmi (back) can return. His per-minute numbers are fantastic, so his owners should feel very confident in plugging him in every night until further notice. Feb 1, 6:55 pm
  • Kris Humphries out on Monday, progressing
    Kris Humphries (knee) will not play on Monday vs. the Thunder.

    Advice: Humphries hasn't played in a month because he's been dealing with calcification in his knee, but the veteran big man said he was "close" to returning. When he does get back on the floor, it won't matter to fantasy GMs, who can leave him floating on the waiver wire. Feb 1, 10:32 am
  • Rockets recall K.J. McDaniels from D-League
    Rockets recall G/F K.J. McDaniels from the D-League.

    Advice: Although he's an exciting athlete, McDaniels isn't going to be in Houston's rotation unless there is an injury on the wing. Feb 1, 10:14 am
  • Rockets recall Motiejunas from the D-League
    Rockets recall F/C Donatas Motiejunas from the D-League.

    Advice: There is a good chance D-Mo heads back down to the D-League for more minutes as he continues his rehab, and he won't have a noteworthy role in Houston's rotation anyway with the team playing Trevor Ariza, Josh Smith and even Terrence Jones all ahead of Motiejunas. Feb 1, 10:12 am
  • Popovich unafraid to give Kyle Anderson time
    Gregg Popovich is unafraid to give Kyle Anderson regular minutes in the rotation.

    Advice: "We’re giving [Simmons] and Kyle minutes to try and prepare them to become real pros and real contributors in the league," Popovich said. Despite a regular role of 15-20 minutes over his last six games, Slo-Mo is not a fantasy option in any format. Feb 1, 7:54 am
  • Myles Turner's confidence beginning to grow
    Myles Turner admitted that his confidence is growing now that he's in a starting role.

    Advice: Turner even had a play drawn up for him in Saturday's overtime win over Denver, an indication of how much Frank Vogel trusts the 19-year-old rookie. "To be out there in overtime like that in those clutch situations, it’s good for me to learn," Turner said. "It’s good for my confidence and it’s good for coach’s growing confidence in me." In his first two games as a starter, Turner is averaging 14.0 points, 7.5 rebounds, 2.0 assists and 2.5 blocks in 33.5 minutes. Feb 1, 6:54 am
  • Shabazz Muhammad invisible in 13 minutes
    Shabazz Muhammad failed to score in 13 minutes of action vs. the Blazers, finishing Sunday's road loss with two turnovers, three personal fouls and no other stats to his credit.

    Advice: Yikes. It was Muhammad's lowest playing time since Dec. 28 and he won't be a consistent option while Tayshaun Prince is logging heavy minutes as a starter -- Prince got 30 minutes tonight, Andrew Wiggins played 35 minutes, and Zach LaVine saw 25 minutes as a shooting guard, so there wasn't much room for Shabazz in the rotation. Jan 31, 8:57 pm
  • Josh McRoberts logs 18 minutes vs. Atlanta
    Josh McRoberts came off the bench for six points (1-of-3 FGs, 4-of-4 FTs), two rebounds and one assist on Sunday, playing 18 minutes in a lopsided win vs. the Hawks.

    Advice: McRoberts is on a strict minute-limit and he's irrelevant in the vast majority of leagues -- the veteran has attempted a mere 63 shots in 327 minutes of action this season. We'll let you know if his prospects improve. Jan 31, 6:19 pm
  • Chris Andersen (knee) out Sunday vs. Atlanta
    Chris Andersen (knee) will remain sidelined for Sunday's game vs. the Hawks.

    Advice: It'll be the Birdman's ninth consecutive game on the sidelines, and he's not even expected to play at any point during Miami's upcoming three-game road trip. We're going to consider him "out indefinitely," and he belongs on the waiver wire in all leagues, as he's a negligible part of the rotation even when healthy. Jan 31, 1:33 pm
  • Myles Turner blocks for in 40
    Myles Turner blocked four shots in 40 minutes against the Nuggets on Saturday with eight points, nine rebounds and three assists.

    Advice: The Pacers leaned on him a ton on pick-and-pop and pick-and-roll with Monta Ellis and Paul George. Turner's rim protection has also been wonderful to stop both dribble penetration and cutters. He looks like he's going to be great for a long time and should be owned in all leagues. Jan 30, 7:34 pm
  • Kris Humphries (knee) misses practice
    Kris Humphries (knee) did not practice on Saturday.

    Advice: He was getting up some shots on the side and has been able to do a little more, but he isn't going to be ready in time for Saturday's game vs. the Rockets. Leave him on the wire. Jan 30, 10:02 am
  • Rockets assign McDaniels to D-League
    The Rockets have assigned K.J. McDaniels to the D-League.

    Advice: He isn't in the rotation in Houston and that may not change for the remainder of the season. Jan 30, 9:32 am
  • Donatas Motiejunas (back) goes to D-League
    Donatas Motiejunas (back) has been assigned to the D-League as expected.

    Advice: D-Mo is going to try and shake off some rust and get his legs back under him, but it's unclear how much time he will spend in the D-League. The Rockets will likely limit his minutes for the foreseeable future and their frontcourt is even more crowded with Josh Smith in town, so D-Mo is safe to leave on the wire in all leagues. Jan 30, 9:31 am
  • Vogel says Turner has earned starting role
    Pacers coach Frank Vogel said that Myles Turner has earned his role as the starting power forward.

    Advice: "I think the kid’s earned it. Our team needs a spark," Vogel said. "He’s played extremely well once he’s gotten his legs under him after this injury. It’s glaring to me that we need to increase his role, his minutes, his everything." Turner has averaged 18.6 points, 6.0 boards and 2.7 blocks over his last five games and needs to be owned in all leagues. This quote should be very encouraging for his owners. Jan 30, 7:11 am
  • Josh McRoberts returns
    Josh McRoberts made his return on Friday after missing almost two months, scoring two points with one rebound, two assists, one steal and one block in 16 minutes.

    Advice: He looked fine and the Heat ran some stuff through him. McRoberts' knee issue probably won't go away and he can be left on the wire. Jan 29, 9:46 pm
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