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    • Wilson Chandler back as starter for Nuggets
      Wilson Chandler started alongside Danilo Gallinari and Kenneth Faried on Sunday, posting 14 points, two 3-pointers and eight rebounds in 34 minutes while shooting 6-of-10 from the field.

      Advice: Denver lost 19 of their previous 21 games and coach Brian Shaw is grasping at straws. He switched three starting positions tonight and might do the same vs. the Bucks on Tuesday, so at the moment it's hard to rely on Chandler in standard leagues. Rotoworld.com
      Today, 8:07 pm
    • Pelicans win behind Tyreke Evans' 22 points
      The Nuggets couldn't keep Tyreke Evans out of the paint on Sunday and he finished with 22 points (7-of-14 FGs, 8-of-11 FTs), seven rebounds and seven assists in the Pelicans' road win.

      Advice: Evans turned the ball over five times with one steal to his credit, but his relentless attack kept Denver's defense on its heels all night -- in addition to drawing copious fouls, all but two of Evans' shots came within five feet of the hoop. He'll continue to be the engine of the offense as long as Anthony Davis and Jrue Holiday out of commission. Rotoworld.com
      Today, 8:04 pm
    • Randy Foye starts, scores 19 pts with five 3s
      Randy Foye made his first start of the season on Sunday, finishing with 19 points, five 3-pointers and two steals as the Nuggets lost their sixth consecutive game.

      Advice: Foye is shooting 30.5 percent from the field this season and his lack of supporting stats makes him primarily a 3-point specialist. To wit, he finished tonight's game without any rebounds, assists or blocks in 30 minutes. He's worth a speculative add in most leagues, however, in the hopes that he can hold down a big offensive role as a starter ahead of Gary Harris. Rotoworld.com
      Today, 8:01 pm
    • Goran Dragic (back) questionable for Monday
      According to head coach Erik Spoelstra, Goran Dragic is questionable for Monday's game vs. the Suns after he dealt with back spasms during Saturday's game vs. the Hawks.

      Advice: "He got hit in the back and that's why he was in the locker room," Spoelstra said. "He probably shouldn't have played in the second half. He just played through it. I kept on asking him if he was OK and he said he was... He gutted it out." Dragic will likely do everything in his power to be ready in time to face his former team, and we should be able to provide another update after the Heat's shootaround on Monday morning. If Dragic can't play, Mario Chalmers will be the primary beneficiary, while Shabazz Napier would likely see an uptick in minutes off the bench. Rotoworld.com
      Today, 7:37 pm
      Injured
    • George Hill cruises in win vs. hapless Sixers
      George Hill carved up the Sixers' defense on Sunday, finishing a 94-74 home victory with 17 points, nine rebounds, four assists and two steals.

      Advice: He shot 8-of-16 with one 3-pointer and did his damage in just 32 minutes of action. The fact that he was matchup up against Ish Smith and Isaiah Canaan certainly helped, but Hill has found his groove after an injury-plagued start to the year and he's regained must-start fantasy status. Rotoworld.com
      Today, 6:56 pm
    • C.J. Miles starts second half vs Philadelphia
      C.J. Miles started the second half of Sunday's game but finished with only seven points on 2-of-10 shooting, including a 1-of-5 mark from deep.

      Advice: Miles added a pair of rebounds, assists and steals in 29 minutes of action as the Pacers cruised to a win vs. the 76ers. Damjan Rudez shifted to the bench and Miles could very well keep the starting job, and his prolific 3-point shooting makes him a guy to own in all standard leagues. Rotoworld.com
      Today, 6:53 pm
    • Arron Afflalo scores three points vs. Kings
      Arron Afflalo scored just three points in 27 minutes vs. the Kings on Sunday, adding two boards, one assist, one steal and one 3-pointer.

      Advice: He is averaging just 7.8 points, 1.8 boards, 1.0 assist and 1.2 3-pointers off the bench with his new team, and it's obvious that he vanished form the standard league radar as soon as he was traded from the Nuggets. Outside of deeper leagues, it's safe to cut Afllalo. Rotoworld.com
      Today, 6:01 pm
    • Nicolas Batum struggles again on Sunday
      Nicolas Batum shot just 1-of-6 from the field and 0-of-4 from deep on Sunday vs. the Kings, finishing with just two points, five assists, four boards and one steal in 31 minutes.

      Advice: This was a pretty brutal game for Batum, but he has been much better since the All-Star break, averaging 10.2 points, 5.4 boards, 5.0 assists, 0.8 blocks, 1.4 steals and 1.6 3-pointers over his last five games. Batum's owners may never forgive him after his horrific start to the season, but at least he is starting to turn things around. Rotoworld.com
      Today, 5:55 pm
    • Stephen Curry's 37 help erase 26-pt deficit
      Stephen Curry scored a game-high 37 points to help the Warriors erase a 26-point deficit and steal a win in Boston on Sunday, tying the largest comeback in the NBA this season.

      Advice: He went 14-of-22 from the field with five 3-pointers, and offset his five turnovers with four rebounds, five assists and one steal. He's been flirting with No. 1 fantasy status all season thanks to ridiculous games like this, and tonight's victory improved the Warriors' league-best record to 46-11. Rotoworld.com
      Today, 5:32 pm
    • Robert Covington (elbow) will not return Sun.
      Robert Covington suffered a right elbow contusion during Sunday's game vs. the Pacers and he will not return.

      Advice: Luckily, the injury doesn't sound serious and we will consider Covington questionable to play against the Raptors on Monday. If Covington is forced to miss any additional time, more minutes will be available for players such as Hollis Thompson and Jerami Grant. Covington finished Sunday's game with 12 points, three boards and two 3-pointers in 24 minutes. Rotoworld.com
      Today, 4:53 pm
      Injured
    • Matthew Dellavedova fills in again for Kyrie
      Matthew Dellavedova made another fill-in start for Kyrie Irving (shoulder) on Sunday, notching three points, three rebounds, four assists and two steals in 42 minutes.

      Advice: He's shooting a combined 27.3 percent over his past two starts and anyone who grabbed him for temporary value can cut him loose, as Irving is due back on Tuesday. The Cavs' purported 'rising star' is nowhere near standard-league fantasy relevance. Rotoworld.com
      Today, 4:20 pm
    • Patrick Beverley busts out of slump w/ 12 pts
      Patrick Beverley scored 12 points on 4-of-7 shooting on Sunday, with three 3-pointers, five rebounds, five assists, and three turnovers.

      Advice: Beverley has struggled with his shot for much of the season, but was particularly bad during the month of February, connecting on just 28.8 percent of his shots. While we'd like to view tonight's shooting performance as a positive, it does come with a bit of an asterisk as Kyrie Irving was on the sidelines. Beverley will draw a tough matchup against the Hawks on Tuesday, so that game will be a better indicator as to whether he's finally ready to step out of his shooting slump. Rotoworld.com
      Today, 4:05 pm
    • James Harden drops 33 points in win over CLE
      James Harden kept up his torrid pace during Sunday's thrilling overtime win over the Cavs, notching 33 points (8-of-18 from the field, 15-of-18 from the line), eight rebounds, five assists, three steals, two blocks and five turnovers.

      Advice: This was Harden's NBA-leading 26th game with more than 30 points, and this performance will certainly help his case for MVP-honors. Harden also logged 42 minutes tonight, which would suggest that his ankle injury is no longer an issue. He's averaging 22.6 points, 8.8 assists, 1.2 steals and 2.6 three-pointers, since the All-Star break, while shooting 84.2 percent from the charity stripe on 11.4 attempts per game. Simply put, he’s a beast. Rotoworld.com
      Today, 3:52 pm
    • Tony Snell hits three more 3-pointers on Sun.
      Tony Snell scored 10 of his 13 points during the third quarter of Sunday's loss to the Clippers, adding three 3-pointers, seven rebounds, two assists and three turnovers through 33 minutes of action.

      Advice: Snell was forced into action when Jimmy Butler went down with an elbow injury early in the third quarter, but he's been playing well lately, averaging 13.6 points and 2.7 three-pointers during the month of February. With Butler's status for Tuesday's game vs. the Wizards uncertain at this point, Snell is worth a speculative add in deep leagues. Rotoworld.com
      Today, 3:37 pm
    • X-rays on J.J. Redick's knee come back clean
      J.J. Redick had a precautionary x-ray taken on his left knee following Sunday's win over the Bulls, but the results came back negative.

      Advice: Redick has apparently been dealing with a calcium deposit just above his kneecap since the lockout season, but he didn't seem overly concerned when asked about it. Given that the results of the x-ray came back negative, and Redick was able to log 38 minutes on Sunday, we'll consider him probable for Monday's matchup with the Timberwolves. Stay tuned. Rotoworld.com
      Today, 1:56 pm
    • Evan Fournier (hip) out Sunday vs. Charlotte
      Evan Fournier (hip) will not suit up for Sunday's game vs. the Hornets.

      Advice: With both Fournier and Aaron Gordon (ankle) sidelined, Victor Oladipo and Tobias Harris could be forced into heavy minutes for Orlando. Harris has the most favorable matchup, and he's someone to consider for those playing daily leagues. Rotoworld.com
      Today, 1:40 pm
      Injured
    • Solomon Hill (illness) will play on Sunday
      Solomon Hill (illness) will play Sunday vs. the 76ers.

      Advice: Hill has been struggling since the All-Star break, averaging just 7.5 points and 2.3 rebounds per game. He's not a great to own in most leagues. Rotoworld.com
      Today, 1:01 pm
    • Jimmy Butler (elbow) scheduled for MRI Monday
      Jimmy Butler (left elbow) will have MRI on hyperextended left elbow on Monday.

      Advice: We'll continue to track Butler's status closely, and we're considering him questionable for Tuesday's game vs. the Wizards. Tony Snell will likely draw the start if Butler is unavailable on Tuesday, and he's worth a speculative add in deep leagues with averages of 13.6 points and 2.7 three-pointers through the month of February. Rotoworld.com
      Today, 12:55 pm
      Injured
    • Kemba Walker (knee) to be reevaluated on Wed.
      Kemba Walker (knee) is expected to be reevaluated on Wednesday.

      Advice: He was expected to be out for a minimum of six weeks after undergoing surgery on his torn lateral meniscus in his left knee on Jan. 28, and while it will take him some time to regain his conditioning, he can now be stashed in most leagues with the Hornets pursuing a playoff berth. Walker got up some shots before Wednesday's game vs. the Bulls for the first time since his surgery, and he is still said to be targeting a return to the lineup on March 16. Mo Williams has been filling in admirably at PG for Charlotte, and though his value will take a hit when Walker returns, he is still worth holding onto to see how things play out. Rotoworld.com
      Today, 7:59 am
      Injured
    • Khris Middleton scores 18 points in loss Sat.
      Khris Middleton scored 18 points on 8-of-16 shooting against the Jazz on Saturday, adding six boards, three assists, two steals and two 3-pointers in 35 minutes.

      Advice: He is arguably Milwaukee's best weapon on offense now that Brandon Knight is no longer in town, and he has now scored in double digits in twelve straight games. In case it's not already obvious, Middleton is a must-start player and should continue to be a stud for the rest of the way. Rotoworld.com
      Yesterday, 9:01 pm
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      Khris Middleton Mil - SG,SF,PF
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