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  • Meyers Leonard's hip is bothering him
    Meyers Leonard’s right hip has been in so much pain recently he said he hasn’t been able to sleep at night.

    Advice: He also has two herniated discs in his back, so he said it's almost like playing on one leg."It’s a very bizarre feeling to be playing the highest level of basketball while feeling like I have one leg,’’ Leonard said Wednesday. "It’s frustrating to say the least.’’ He actually had an MRI to reveal the damage, but didn't go into detail. It sounds like he'll play through it, but he doesn't have much fantasy value. 35 minutes ago
  • Cameron Payne recalled from the D-League
    The Bulls have recalled Cameron Payne (foot) from the D-League.

    Advice: It's unclear if Payne will be available to play for Wednesday's matchup with the Pistons, but if he does get on the court, it will likely just be for limited minutes. Payne isn't a viable target in most settings. 50 minutes ago
  • Joe Harris is out again
    Joe Harris (shoulder) will not play on Thursday against the Suns.

    Advice: The Nets are not revealing too much on Harris. He could be out for a little while longer as he recovers from his sprained shoulder. Today, 2:01 pm
  • Sean Kilpatrick out again for Thursday
    Sean Kilpatrick (hamstring) will not play against the Suns on Thursday.

    Advice: This will be his fifth game out of the lineup. The Nets have taken a look at K.J. McDaniels lately, giving him 21 minutes on Tuesday with 11 points. Archie Goodwin has also got some run, but these two are tough to own in most leagues. Caris LeVert should also benefit. Today, 2:00 pm
  • Tony Allen likely questionable for Thursday.
    Tony Allen (knee) went through treatment at Wednesday's practice in San Antonio and is likely questionable Thursday against the Spurs.

    Advice: He did not play on Tuesday for his first DNP since the break. The Grizzlies started Wayne Selden for 16 minutes on Tuesday while Andrew Harrison and Troy Daniels also picked up some minutes. This is a situation to avoid in most fantasy leagues. Today, 11:24 am
  • David Lee (foot) expects to play Thursday
    David Lee (foot) said he expects to play Thursday vs. Memphis.

    Advice: Lee did not play Tuesday, but it was expected to be just a one-game absence. Lee's return will mean LaMarcus Aldridge and Pau Gasol will play their usual allotment of minutes on Thursday. Today, 10:45 am
  • Shelvin Mack (ankle) ruled out Wednesday
    Shelvin Mack (left ankle sprain) will not play Wednesday vs. the Knicks.

    Advice: Mack has been sidelined for over five weeks. He should be left on waivers in all leagues. Today, 8:46 am
  • Ben McLemore (personal) to return Wednesday
    Ben McLemore (personal) practiced Tuesday and is expected to be available for Wednesday's game vs. the Bucks.

    Advice: McLemore missed the last two games of the Kings recent road trip due to the birth of his first child. However, the fantasy impact of McLemore's return is minimal, as he had been a DNP-CD in four of the Kings previous seven games, before his excused absence. We don't yet have an update on Tyreke Evans (ankle) and Arron Afflalo (personal). If they remain unavailable on Wednesday, then McLemore will have an opportunity to soak up extra minutes. Today, 6:27 am
  • Tarik Black returned to action on Tuesday March 21. Today, 12:20 am
  • Tyler Ennis returned to action on Tuesday March 21. Today, 12:20 am
  • Shabazz Muhammad scores 18 points
    Shabazz Muhammad scored 18 points with four rebounds, one steal and two triples vs. the Spurs on Tuesday.

    Advice: He finished 8-of-15 from the field in 24 minutes, and his workload was safe despite the arrival of Omri Casspi. Muhammad is rolling with 18.5 points per game over his last four outings, but he offers very little to fantasy owners other than scoring. He's a low-end pickup with two games remaining for the Wolves this week. Yesterday, 11:37 pm
  • Austin Rivers scores 18 points
    Austin Rivers scored 18 points in 31 minutes vs. the Lakers on Tuesday.

    Advice: The last four games for the Clippers haven't been close at all, so Rivers' minutes have been on the rise. He hit 6-of-11 shots from the field with four rebounds, four assists and one steal, and with a 17-point game on Monday, Rivers is off to a great start during the Clippers' five-game week. Yesterday, 10:35 pm
  • Omri Casspi plays 22 minutes in debut
    Omri Casspi played 22 minutes in his Wolves debut vs. the Spurs on Tuesday, finishing with five points (2-of-2 FGs), one rebound and one triple.

    Advice: Wolves coach Tom Thibodeau was talking him up before the game and said he likes his floor spacing, so maybe he can earn a larger role going forward. For now, Casspi is just someone to keep an eye on in deeper formats. Yesterday, 9:44 pm
  • Davis Bertans plays six minutes
    Davis Bertans moved back to the bench on Tuesday vs. the Wolves and finished scoreless with one rebound in six minutes.

    Advice: He didn't get any extra run with David Lee (foot) out, but he shouldn't have been owned in most leagues anyways. Leave him on the wire. Yesterday, 9:41 pm
  • Solomon Hill held to five points
    Solomon Hill scored five points with five rebounds, two assists and one steal in 34 minutes vs. the Grizzlies on Tuesday.

    Advice: As expected, Hill has come down to earth after his 30-point explosion on Mar. 17. Hill hit just 1-of-7 shots from the field, and with only two more games on the schedule this week, he's more of a streaming option in deeper formats. He was averaging 9.0 points, 4.2 rebounds and 2.2 assists and 0.9 steals in his previous 10 games. Yesterday, 9:00 pm
  • David Lee (foot) ruled out for Tuesday
    David Lee (foot) will not play on Tuesday vs. the Wolves.

    Advice: He's dealing with a sore left foot, but he said he's sitting as a precaution and expects to play on Thursday vs. Memphis. With Lee out, LaMarcus Aldridge and Pau Gasol could get a small bump in minutes, while we could see more of Davis Bertans at the four. Yesterday, 5:24 pm
  • Omri Casspi available to play Tuesday vs. SA
    Omri Casspi will be available to play Tuesday vs. the Spurs.

    Advice: "Shooting is critical," Timberwolves head coach Tom Thibodeau said. "We think [Casspi] can open up the floor. He’s shown throughout his career he’s been a really good shooter. We’ve always liked him. So we’ll get a look at him." Casspi is still sporting a small brace on his surgically repaired thumb, and he'll likely be rusty tonight considering he hasn't taken the court in about a month, so this is wait-and-see territory in most leagues. Yesterday, 11:32 am
  • Tyler Ennis (shoulder) available to play Tues
    Tyler Ennis (left shoulder) will be available to play Tuesday vs. the Clippers.

    Advice: Ennis tweaked his shoulder during Monday's practice, but it's not going to be something that forces him to the sidelines. That being said, Ennis has been a non-factor in the rotation as of late, so whether he plays or not will be irrelevant in fantasy hoops. Yesterday, 11:19 am
  • Tony Allen (knee) will not play Tuesday
    Tony Allen (knee) will not play Tuesday vs. the Pelicans.

    Advice: This is the first game Allen will miss due to injury since mid-November. James Ennis had replaced Allen in the starting lineup for a couple of games earlier this month, so he will likely draw the start on Tuesday night. Troy Daniels and Andrew Harrison will also see an uptick in minutes. This is a situation to avoid from a fantasy perspective. Yesterday, 10:39 am
  • Austin Rivers scores 17 points vs. Knicks
    Austin Rivers scored 17 points in 23 minutes vs. the Knicks on Monday.

    Advice: He finished 6-of-10 from the field and 4-of-5 from the line with two assists, one rebound and one triple. This game was basically over at halftime, so most fantasy owners shouldn't read too much into this line. With that said, Rivers is a sneaky low-end option with four more games on the schedule this week. Monday, 10:14 pm
  • Joe Harris (shoulder) ruled out for Tuesday
    Joe Harris (shoulder) will not play Tuesday vs. the Pistons.

    Advice: Harris hasn't played since March 3, and it's unclear exactly when he'll be able to return to the court. Leave him on the wire. Monday, 1:54 pm
  • Timberwolves officially sign Omri Casspi
    The Timberwolves have officially signed Omri Casspi.

    Advice: With Lance Stephenson no longer on the roster and Nemanja Bjelica (foot) done for the year, Casspi should be able to get some playing time in Minnesota. However, this remains a wait-and-see situation just about everywhere. Monday, 1:40 pm
  • Sean Kilpatrick, Harris out Tuesday vs. DET
    Sean Kilpatrick (left hamstring) and Joe Harris (shoulder) will not suit up for Tuesday's game against the Pistons.

    Advice: With both these guys set to spend Tuesday night on the sidelines, and Jeremy Lin (ankle) looking unlikely, Brook Lopez will be tasked with the heavy lifting on offense, and there will be more minutes available for guys like Caris LeVert and K.J. McDaniels. LeVert could be someone to consider using as a streamer on Tuesday. Monday, 1:36 pm
  • Tyler Ennis tweaks left shoulder at practice
    Tyler Ennis tweaked his left shoulder during Monday's practice and he'll be re-evaluated on Tuesday.

    Advice: Ennis wasn't able to finish the scrimmage portion of Monday's practice following the shoulder tweak, so there's a chance he could be forced to the sidelines on Tuesday night. That being said, Ennis has been a negligible part of the rotation over the past three, so his potential absence from the rotation won't have any real consequences in fantasy hoops. Monday, 1:15 pm
  • Cameron Payne (foot) headed to D-Leauge
    Cameron Payne (foot) will head down to the D-League to play a couple games.

    Advice: On the bright side, at least this means his foot must be better. Payne can be left on the wire in re-draft leagues. Monday, 10:25 am
  • Shelvin Mack (ankle) ruled out Monday
    Shelvin Mack (ankle) will not play on Monday vs. the Pacers.

    Advice: He hasn't played since Feb. 11 and isn't in the rotation anyways. Monday, 9:06 am
  • Tarik Black (illness) doesn't leave bench Sun
    Tarik Black (illness) didn't leave the Lakers' bench on Sunday.

    Advice: Black was questionable to return tonight after missing Friday's game with the ailment, but he wasn't quite well enough to suit up. His next chance comes vs. the Clippers on Tuesday. Sunday, 9:17 pm
  • Davis Bertans flops in brief start on Sunday
    Davis Bertans made a surprise start on Sunday in place of Dewayne Dedmon, but he finished with just two points and one rebound in 15 minutes of action.

    Advice: Bertans was ineffective to begin the game and wound up back on the bench to start the third quarter. It's probable Gregg Popovich just wanted more offense in his starting unit, or was searching for a spark after two straight losses, but either way it's very unlikely that Bertans will get another start. Sunday, 7:01 pm
  • Solomon Hill posts well-rounded line vs. MIN
    Solomon Hill followed up his 30-point eruption with 13 points, two 3-pointers, five rebounds, five assists, three steals and one turnover in 35 minutes.

    Advice: Hill went off in the absence of DeMarcus Cousins, who was back tonight after missing one game, but he still carved out a strong across-the-board fantasy line. We're skeptical that he can keep up this level of play, or anywhere near it, but in fairness he's played well in four of his past five games. He's worth a look until he cools off. Sunday, 5:58 pm
  • Shabazz Muhammad scores 20 points in 24 mins
    Shabazz Muhammad scored 20 points in 24 minutes vs. New Orleans on Sunday, making 8-of-13 field goals and 3-of-5 free throws with six rebounds, one assist, one steal and one 3-pointer.

    Advice: Muhammad is shooting the ball well lately, at 51.2 percent in the past two weeks, but he's contributing nothing else to support his fantasy value. Prospective owners should also be aware that the Wolves are close to signing Omri Casspi to fill the void left by Nemanja Bjelica (ankle), which could cut into Bazz's minutes. Sunday, 5:41 pm
  • Davis Bertans starting over Dewayne Dedmon
    Davis Bertans is starting over Dewayne Dedmon against the Kings on Sunday.

    Advice: Coach Gregg Popovich is trying something new today and will give Bertans his fourth start this season. This could mean Dedmon is resting or Pop just wants to see how the rookie handles minutes with the first unit. Regardless, there's no need to add him here. Sunday, 4:06 pm
  • McLemore is out again on Sunday
    Ben McLemore (personal) is out again for Sunday against the Spurs.

    Advice: He's not in the rotation anyway and the Kings trading for Buddy Hield doesn't bode well for McLemore this offseason. Sunday, 2:30 pm
  • ESPN: Wolves are close to signing Omri Casspi
    Omri Casspi is closing on a deal with the Timberwolves, according to ESPN's Marc Stein.

    Advice: He reportedly is ahead of schedule on his thumb injury and he getting close to his original target date. The Wolves are dying for a combo forward like Casspi with Nemanja Bjelica (ankle) out for the season, and they also lost Lance Stephenson. Casspi would likely get minutes, but he's not a great player to add just yet. Sunday, 12:53 pm
  • Austin Rivers returns to bench
    Austin Rivers returned to the bench on Saturday vs. the Cavaliers and scored 11 points in 29 minutes.

    Advice: Blake Griffin and DeAndre Jordan returned from a day of rest, but maybe Rivers will draw another start in the near future -- the Clippers have five games next week which includes two back-to-back sets. Rivers missed all three of his triples tonight with three rebounds, but he could be a sneaky low-end streaming option next week if the Clippers rest their veterans in a game or two. Saturday, 8:35 pm
  • Joe Harris will not play on Sunday
    Joe Harris (shoulder) will not play on Sunday against the Mavs.

    Advice: He does not have a target date to return and there has been no word of him practicing. Harris may even lose minutes to K.J. McDaniels upon his return. Saturday, 2:03 pm
  • Sean Kilpatrick (hamstring) out again Sunday
    Sean Kilpatrick (strained left hamstring) will not play against the Mavs on Sunday.

    Advice: The Nets continue to rule him out early and it's possible he's out for several games given how careful the Nets are. He should be dropped in most fantasy leagues. Meanwhile, Caris LeVert is trending up and played both ends of a back-to-back set, so he's a decent pickup right now. K.J. McDaniels is also getting minutes. Saturday, 2:02 pm
  • Tarik Black is still sick
    Tarik Black (illness) is still sick and did not practice on Saturday.

    Advice: He could miss Sunday's game, which would allow Ivica Zubac to play slightly more in the starting lineup. This will also help Larry Nance get some small-ball five minutes. Saturday, 12:50 pm
  • Ben McLemore (personal) won't play Saturday
    Ben McLemore (personal) will not play Saturday vs. the Thunder.

    Advice: McLemore has yet to play in consecutive games this month. Due in part to the seeming dysfunction in Sacramento, he can't be trusted in standard fantasy leagues. Tyreke Evans (ankle) and Arron Afflalo (personal) have also been ruled out on Saturday. These extra backcourt minutes will be divvied up among Darren Collison, Buddy Hield, Ty Lawson, Garrett Temple and Langston Galloway. Saturday, 9:47 am
  • Solomon Hill scores a career-high 30 points
    Solomon Hill scored a career-high 30 points against the Rockets on Friday, adding six rebounds, seven assists, two steals and six 3-pointers.

    Advice: Those assists also matched his career high and he set a season high in treys. He has been one of the primary defenders for the Pelicans and he even had to guard James Harden for much of this game. Obviously not having DeMarcus Cousins was huge for Hill tonight, but this is shocking after a four-point Wednesday. Hill could be worth a look as a speculative add in deeper leagues, but most owners should want to see him do it again on Sunday against the Wolves. Friday, 10:21 pm
  • Shabazz Muhammad scores 15 points
    Shabazz Muhammad scored 15 points on 7-of-10 shooting vs. the Heat on Friday.

    Advice: Nemanja Bjelica (left foot) won't play again this season, so Muhammad will get a nice bump in minutes off the bench. He played 28 minutes tonight and added two assists and one rebound, and this is coming on the heels of a 21-point effort on Wednesday vs. the Celtics in 31 minutes. He's going to post some empty stat lines outside of the scoring column, so he's just a low-end pickup in deeper formats. After Sunday's game vs. the Pelicans, the Wolves will have a total of six games over a two-week span. Friday, 8:23 pm
  • Tarik Black (illness) out for Friday night
    Tarik Black (illness) is out for Friday night against the Bucks.

    Advice: This should set up nicely for Ivica Zubac, assuming he can avoid foul trouble. Black was fading anyway and doesn't have much fantasy value. Friday, 5:59 pm
  • Shelvin Mack (ankle) ruled out Saturday
    Shelvin Mack (ankle) has been ruled out of Saturday's game vs. the Bulls.

    Advice: Mack has not played since February 11th. He should be left on waivers in all leagues. Friday, 3:17 pm
  • Joe Harris out again for Friday
    Joe Harris (left shoulder) will not play Friday against the Celtics.

    Advice: The good news on Harris is that he isn't dealing with concussion symptoms anymore. The severity of his shoulder sprain isn't known, but the Nets are clearly not fans of playing guys at less than 100 percent. With Harris out, Randy Foye, Caris LeVert, K.J. McDaniels and Spencer Dinwiddie should get some added wing minutes. Friday, 11:29 am
  • Sean Kilpatrick (left hamstring) out Friday
    Sean Kilpatrick (strained left hamstring) will not play against the Celtics on Friday.

    Advice: He suffered the injury on Tuesday night and will miss his second straight game. The Nets said they wanted to get a look at K.J. McDaniels on Thursday, and he came through with nine points in 18 minutes. McDaniels is probably going to be looking at around 20 minutes tonight while Caris LeVert could also benefit. Although, be careful of LeVert being on a back-to-back and having limited minutes. Friday, 11:21 am
  • Tarik Black (illness) questionable for Friday
    Tarik Black (illness) did not participate in shootaround and is listed as questionable for Friday's game vs. the Bucks.

    Advice: Black has seen his playing time dimish since being bumped to the bench. He is averaging 13.6 minutes over the Lakers last five games and should be on waivers in all standard leagues at this point. If Black is unable to play on Friday, it will open up plenty of extra minutes for newly-installed starting center Ivica Zubac, which would make Zubac an attractive DFS option. Friday, 11:02 am
  • Cameron Payne (foot) to miss at least 2 games
    Cameron Payne (foot) will not play Friday vs. the Wizards or Saturday vs. the Jazz.

    Advice: This is not surprising news, as Payne had already been ruled out of Friday's contest. Rajon Rondo will continue to see the bulk of playing time at point guard. Michael Carter-Williams may see an increase in playing time as well, especially with Dwyane Wade (elbow) out for the season. Payne should be left on waivers. Friday, 8:53 am
  • Austin Rivers gets a start at forward
    Austin Rivers scored 17 points with one rebound, one assist and three 3-pointers in 33 minutes during his start against the Nuggets on Thursday.

    Advice: He started at forward because of no Blake Griffin (rest) tonight. He's actually been effective on the stat sheet as a starting forward, averaging 18.3 points, 3.0 boards, 3.7 assists, 0.5 steals and 2.7 treys in those previous 13 starts at that position. He'll be moving back to the bench on Saturday against the Cavs and isn't worth owning in standard leagues. Thursday, 8:43 pm
  • Austin Rivers is starting
    Austin Rivers will start against the Nuggets on Thursday.

    Advice: It's an expected move for the Clippers with Blake Griffin (rest) out. Rivers should see minutes around 30 in this game while we might see Wes Johnson in the rotation to help out on the wings. Rivers is a decent DFS punt in a great matchup. Thursday, 5:31 pm
  • Cameron Payne (foot) out for Friday
    Cameron Payne (foot) is listed as out and not with the team for Friday against the Wizards.

    Advice: The Bulls have a one-game road trip, so they'll keep Payne home and hope he can play Sunday. Rajon Rondo is playing his best ball of the season and could get 30 minutes, so he may be worth owning if that's your cup of tea. With Dwyane Wade (elbow) out for the season, we'll see if Michael Carter-Williams plays more two-guard minutes. Jerian Grant was also a DNP-CD on Wednesday. Thursday, 11:55 am
  • Shelvin Mack (ankle) ruled out Thursday
    Shelvin Mack (ankle) is listed as out on Thursday vs. the Cavaliers.

    Advice: Mack is out of the rotation anyways, so this doesn't have any impact for fantasy owners. Leave him on the wire. Thursday, 8:10 am
  • David Lee shifts to bench, scores 12 points
    David Lee came off the bench on Wednesday for 12 points and five rebounds, making 5-of-6 field goals and 2-of-3 free throws in 19 minutes.

    Advice: LaMarcus Aldridge (heart) was able to return tonight, fortunately, which returned Lee to his typical bench role. He's made 75.0 percent of his shots over the past five games and is a decent source of rebounds, but most owners can do better on the waiver wire. Wednesday, 9:47 pm
  • Shelvin Mack (ankle) still out for Utah
    Shelvin Mack (sprained left ankle) was inactive again on Wednesday.

    Advice: Mack hasn't played in over a month and he might not be in the rotation even once he's fully healthy. Wednesday, 9:25 pm
  • Solomon Hill goes 1-of-7 from field Wednesday
    Solomon Hill went just 1-of-7 from the field vs. Miami on Wednesday, scoring four points with four rebounds, two assists, one block and four turnovers in 26 minutes.

    Advice: Hill scored 16 and 12 points in his previous two games. He hasn't scored double-digit points in three straight games all season, however, so this was the easiest prop bet of the night. With Anthony Davis and DeMarcus Cousins swallowing up all the usage, there's nothing to see here. Wednesday, 8:48 pm
  • Shabazz Muhammad scores 21 points in 31 mins
    Shabazz Muhammad scored 21 points with three boards, one assist and one block on Wednesday, hitting 7-of-14 FGs and 7-of-8 FTs in 31 minutes vs. the Celtics.

    Advice: He fell one point shy of his season high, getting a boost in minutes once Nemanja Bjelica went down with an ankle injury. He'll be worth a look for streaming and DFS value with Bjelica looking very iffy for Friday's game vs. the Heat. Wednesday, 8:16 pm
  • Sean Kilpatrick (hamstring) out for Thursday
    Sean Kilpatrick (hamstring) is out for Thursday night against the Knicks.

    Advice: He suffered the injury on Tuesday and did not return. The Nets are going to be thin on the wings with Joe Harris (shoulder) also out, so Caris LeVert may play minutes in the upper 30s after a well-rounded 16-point line on Tuesday. He's worth a look while Randy Foye also benefits. Wednesday, 5:59 pm
  • Joe Harris (concussion) ruled out Thursday
    Joe Harris (concussion/sprained left shoulder) has been ruled out for Thursday's game vs. the Knicks.

    Advice: We're considering Harris out indefinitely and the Nets have no reason to rush his return. With Sean Kilpatrick (hamstring) also out of commission, there should be plenty of minutes available for Caris LeVert, with Randy Foye and K.J. McDaniels also getting a boost. Wednesday, 5:56 pm
  • Cam Payne not worried about foot
    Cameron Payne (foot) said he isn't concerned about his foot long term.

    Advice: "They got a big ol' screw in there so I'm not worried at all," Payne said. He also said he'll work on keep his turnovers down on his new team. So far, Payne has not been very good, averaging 6.0 points, 1.6 boards, 1.7 assists and 1.4 turnovers in 15.3 minutes. He has some work to do this offseason. Wednesday, 3:55 pm
  • Cameron Payne (foot) out Wednesday vs. MEM
    Cameron Payne (sore right foot) will miss Wednesday's game against the Grizzlies.

    Advice: This is the same foot that Payne broke twice earlier in the year and required surgery to correct, so it makes sense for Chicago to take a very cautious approach when he experiences soreness there. Payne hasn't done much since landing in Chicago, so his absence won't have much of an affect in fantasy hoops. Jerian Grant and Michael Carter-Williams will likely split his reserve minutes, but that doesn't mean much. Wednesday, 9:30 am
  • Kilpatrick (hamstring) doubtful to return
    Sean Kilpatrick (hamstring) is doubtful to return to Tuesday's game vs. the Thunder.

    Advice: The Nets are calling it a "sore left hamstring," but we all know how cautious the Nets have been with injuries this season. Assuming he doesn't return, he will finish with two points, one assist and one rebound in seven minutes. Isaiah Whitehead has been playing off the ball more these days, so he should benefit along with Caris LeVert if SKP misses more time. Tuesday, 5:33 pm
  • Joe Harris (concussion) will not play Tuesday
    Joe Harris (concussion/sprained left shoulder) will not play Tuesday vs. the Thunder.

    Advice: This will be the sixth straight game Harris has missed. Sean Kilpatrick and Caris LeVert will continue to soak up extra minutes in his absence. Tuesday, 10:02 am
  • Omri Casspi (thumb) cleared to return
    ESPN's Marc Stien is reporting that Omri Casspi (thumb) has been cleared to resume basketball activities.

    Advice: Stein also reports that Casspi is "now evaluating his options and has drawn interest from multiple playoff teams, including the Grizzlies and Clippers." Casspi fractured his right thumb on Feb. 24 and was expected to be sidelined until March 24 at the earliest, so he is clearly ahead of schedule. However, it is unlikely he will be ready to play heavy minutes or make a significant fantasy impact over the final month of the regular season. He can be left on waivers. Tuesday, 8:00 am
  • Ben McLemore drops 14 off the bench
    Ben McLemore finished with 14 points, including three triples, in Monday's win against Orlando.

    Advice: McLemore was seeing extra run off the bench with Tyreke Evans (ankle) and Arron Afflalo (rest) on the shelf. The Kings have a logjam in the backcourt and head coach Dave Joerger continues to mix and match his guards on a nightly basis. One night someone might be productive, then next game they might be a DNP-CD. It's a maddening situation for fantasy owners owning stock in any of the Kings. Monday, 10:39 pm
  • David Lee scores 14 points on 7-8 shooting
    David Lee scored 14 points on 7-of-8 shooting vs. the Hawks on Monday.

    Advice: Unlike Saturday's blowout 107-85 win over the Warriors, the Spurs actually needed Lee tonight and he logged 30 minutes with six rebounds, four assists and a block. The Spurs have three more games this week and LaMarcus Aldridge (heart) doesn't have a timetable to return, so Lee looks like a nice pickup for owners targeting points, rebounds and shooting percentages. Monday, 10:11 pm
  • Austin Rivers on the mark in Monday's loss
    Austin Rivers ended up with 15 points, including a pair of 3-pointers, in Monday's 114-108 loss against the Jazz.

    Advice: Rivers bounced back from an ugly 2-of-8 shooting performance last time out. He is averaging 12.8 points per game over his past four outings, slightly above his season total (12.1 PPG). He continues to be productive even with Chris Paul back in the lineup and finally 100 percent. Monday, 9:28 pm
  • Tyler Ennis logs 16 minutes vs. PHI on Sunday
    Tyler Ennis played 16 minutes off the bench on Sunday, finishing with eight points on 3-of-5 shooting, two assists, one steal and one 3-pointer.

    Advice: Ennis was initially reported as the starter in place of Nick Young, but that honor went to David Nwaba instead. Nwaba also played 16 minutes tonight so there's no big reason to favor one of these guys over the other in deep leagues -- Ennis might get the edge since he's on a guaranteed contract, while Nwaba is on a 10-day deal. Mar 12, 10:00 pm
  • Tarik Black logs 18 minutes off bench Sunday
    Tarik Black came off the bench on Sunday for six points on 3-of-5 shooting with four rebounds, one assist and one steal in 18 minutes.

    Advice: We've entered the Ivica Zubac era with the rookie center displacing Black as a starter, possibly for good. Black was averaging just 15.2 minutes since the All-Star break so tonight's role change shouldn't have an appreciable impact on his fantasy value. Mar 12, 9:58 pm
  • Shelvin Mack to sit again Monday
    Shelvin Mack (ankle) will miss Monday's game against the Clippers due to a sprained left ankle.

    Advice: Mack hasn't played since Feb. 11, and he has logged a total of 48 minutes dating back to mid-January. With Mack sidelined it will be Alec Burks and Dante Exum fighting for crumbs with George Hill back in action. Mack's injury likely cost him a chance to join the Cavaliers at the trade deadline and it also was his last chance at fantasy relevance this season. Mar 12, 7:51 pm
  • Tarik Black off bench w/ Zubac starting
    Tarik Black will come off the bench on Sunday.

    Advice: Ivica Zubac is starting tonight and this likely is the final nail in the coffin of Black's fantasy appeal. Mar 12, 6:23 pm
  • Joe Harris (concussion) out Sunday vs. NYK
    Joe Harris (concussion, shoulder) will not play Sunday vs. the Knicks.

    Advice: It'll be Harris' fifth straight game on the sidelines, and it's unclear exactly when he'll be able to get back to the court. Sean Kilpatrick and Caris LeVert will benefit most here. Mar 12, 2:45 pm
  • Tony Allen will start Monday vs. the Bucks
    Tony Allen will return to the starting lineup for Monday's game against the Bucks.

    Advice: James Ennis replaced Allen in the starting five on Saturday, but it looks like Ennis will be heading back to the second unit on Monday night. Allen is basically only worth owning as a steals specialist in deep leagues. Mar 12, 11:41 am
  • McLemore gets a DNP-CD
    Ben McLemore was a DNP-CD on Saturday.

    Advice: With Tyreke Evans back and the Kings loving Buddy Hield, McLemore was the odd man out behind Arron Afflalo. We'll see what the Kings choose to do with him this offseason. Mar 11, 11:48 pm
  • David Lee scores 12 in start
    David Lee scored 12 points during a blowout 107-85 win over the Warriors on Saturday, adding six rebounds, two assists and one turnover in 18 minutes.

    Advice: He played 12 minutes in the first half in this game and was looking at a few extra minutes had this game been close. Coach Gregg Popovich kind of uses Lee as an understudy, so he should be stepping up while LaMarcus Aldridge (heart) is out. He didn't really make a difference-making impact when Pau Gasol was out, but give him a look if you're sick of the guy at the end of your bench. The Spurs do play four games this upcoming week and they are now just 0.5 games behind the Warriors. Mar 11, 10:12 pm
  • Davis Bertans plays well
    Davis Bertans scored 13 points with three rebounds, two assists, one block and three 3-pointers against the Warriors on Saturday.

    Advice: The other part of the Kawhi Leonard deal played really well in this game. Bertans should be in the rotation while LaMarcus Aldridge (heart) is out, but he's really just a deep-league or desperation stream. Mar 11, 9:56 pm
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