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  • Dwyane Wade hoping to return for postseason
    Dwyane Wade (elbow) has been shooting and going through non-contact drills with the hope of returning if the Bulls make the postseason.

    Advice: "He got a really good sweat in [Wednesday]," coach Fred Hoiberg said. "Just continue to try to increase his workload and hopefully he responds well. He just has a little bit of soreness and stiffness after [shooting], but they want him out there testing it. It's a work in progress." With eight games remaining in the regular season, the Bulls trail both the No. 8 seed (Pacers) and No. 7 seed (Heat) by 1.5 games. Rotoworld.com 56 minutes ago
  • Buddy Hield shoots 1-of-7 in blowout defeat
    Buddy Hield made just 1-of-7 shots in 30 minutes on Wednesday, finishing a blowout loss to the Jazz with two points, two rebounds, one assist, one steal and one turnover.

    Advice: The Kings won their previous two games but they were decimated tonight, falling into a 20-point hole after one quarter. Hield will be a focal point of the Kings' attack as they develop younger talent down the stretch, and he came in scoring double-digit points in 13 of his past 14 games. He should have extra motivation to score the ball vs. the Pelicans on Friday. Rotoworld.com Yesterday, 11:25 pm
  • Tyreke Evans quiet in 25 minutes Wednesday
    Tyreke Evans started on Wednesday but finished with just nine points on 4-of-12 shooting, one 3-pointer, three rebounds, two steals and one assist in 25 minutes.

    Advice: Evans sat out Monday's game and more DNPs are inevitable over the Kings' final seven games. They don't have any back-to-back sets until April 11/12, but there's no guarantee that Evans and other veterans won't be rested as a precaution before then. He's simply too unreliable to own outside of the deepest formats. Rotoworld.com Yesterday, 11:18 pm
  • Rodney Hood hits 5-of-5 triples for 18 points
    Rodney Hood went 5-of-5 from deep on Wednesday, finishing with 18 points, two assists, two steals and one rebound in just 24 minutes of action.

    Advice: Hood had 20 points, six boards and three assists on Monday with Gordon Hayward (quad) in street clothes. His efficiency tonight is a welcome sight for fantasy owners, especially since both Hayward and Alec Burks (personal) were back in action. He's been banged up and erratic for most of the season, shooting 41.3 percent overall, so hopefully he can finish strong for a Jazz team that holds a 1.5-game lead on the Clippers for the No. 4 seed. Rotoworld.com Yesterday, 11:10 pm
  • Gordon Hayward (quad) thrives in return Wed
    Gordon Hayward (bruised quad) returned on Wednesday with 20 points in 33 minutes, going 8-of-14 from the field with three 3-pointers, seven rebounds and four assists.

    Advice: Tests cleared Hayward of any serious damage, so it's just a question of pain tolerance for Utah's prized swingman. "I'm going to try to play no matter what," Hayward said before the game. "With guys being out, it's up to everybody to pick it up, like we have all year." He looked great tonight and owners can start him with confidence for games vs. the Wizards (Friday) and Spurs (Sunday). Rotoworld.com Yesterday, 11:04 pm
  • Alec Burks (personal) logs nine minutes Wed
    Alec Burks (personal) returned to action on Wednesday, posting three points, one rebound and one steal in nine minutes off the bench.

    Advice: Burks missed one game following the birth of his first child, and his return was welcome news for Utah's depleted backcourt. He's still not worth owning while Dante Exum, Shelvin Mack, Gordon Hayward, Rodney Hood, Joe Johnson and Joe Ingles are all healthy. Rotoworld.com Yesterday, 11:03 pm
  • Dante Exum goes scoreless in 23 minutes
    Dante Exum started vs. the Kings on Wednesday but he failed to score in 23 minutes, going 0-of-6 from the field with three boards, two assists and two turnovers.

    Advice: The Jazz were playing without George Hill (groin) and Raul Neto (groin), so it was all hands on deck at the point guard spot tonight. Exum was chewed out by coach Quin Snyder after some early mistakes, and he was outplayed by Shelvin Mack, so there's no clear incentive to add him at any depth. Rotoworld.com Yesterday, 11:02 pm
  • J.J. Redick scores 31 points vs. Wizards
    J.J. Redick scored a season-high 31 points with one assist and seven 3-pointers against the Wizards on Wednesday.

    Advice: Nobody told the Wizards that Redick can shoot a little bit, and maybe they thought he wasn't playing despite his ankle injury from the weekend. Redick should also be a bigger part of the offense in the short term now that Austin Rivers (hamstring) is going to miss time. He was trending down, but now he's trending back up due to the Rivers injury. Rotoworld.com Yesterday, 10:43 pm
  • Jamal Crawford scores 14 points
    Jamal Crawford scored 14 points with one rebound, three assists, one steal and two 3-pointers against the Wizards on Wednesday.

    Advice: He should be getting closer to 30 minutes with Austin Rivers (hamstring) set to miss at least one game. Crawford could be a scoring specialist and gets a friendly matchup on Thursday against the Suns. Rotoworld.com Yesterday, 10:41 pm
  • Austin Rivers (hamstring) out for Thursday
    Coach Doc Rivers said Austin Rivers (hamstring) "will be out for a little while" and will not play on Thursday against the Suns.

    Advice: He has hamstring soreness and the Clippers won't need to rush him back now that J.J. Redick is healthy. Redick is coming off a season-high 31 points and should benefit the most until Rivers comes back. Jamal Crawford figures to pick up some minutes and perhaps Raymond Felton plays a little more SG. Rotoworld.com Yesterday, 10:39 pm
  • Danny Green solid in tough loss to Warriors
    Danny Green was one of the only bright spots for San Antonio on Wednesday, as he posted 16 points on 5-of-9 shooting, four 3-pointers, six rebounds, three assists and two steals.

    Advice: Green logged 30 minutes tonight and the scoring was his highest total since late December -- he came in averaging a mere 6.6 points per game in March. He's a fine roto option thanks to reliable 3-pointers and defensive stats, but he's a tougher sell in most other formats. Rotoworld.com Yesterday, 10:38 pm
  • Kawhi Leonard struggles in home loss to GSW
    Kawhi Leonard had a rare off night vs. Golden State on Wednesday, making 7-of-20 FGs and 5-of-7 FTs for 19 points, seven rebounds, five assists, one steal and five turnovers.

    Advice: Kawhi noted after the game that defenses have been loading up against him with double-team coverage and extra help on pick-and-rolls. That's a natural step for one of the league's MVP candidates, and the hope is that he'll figure out how to get to his spots more quickly, while potentially getting more assists by finding open teammates. Tonight's line is an aberration, of course, due to the Warriors' elite switching defense. Rotoworld.com Yesterday, 10:35 pm
  • Bogie plays just 16 minutes
    Bojan Bogdanovic scored three points with two rebounds and one 3-pointer in 16 minutes against the Clippers on Wednesday.

    Advice: It's just not going well for him these days. The Wizards are struggling on defense and Kelly Oubre is playing the best basketball of his life, so Bogdanovic is a clear drop in most leagues. Rotoworld.com Yesterday, 10:23 pm
  • Andre Iguodala excels again in win vs. Spurs
    Andre Iguodala finished an impressive road win in San Antonio on Wednesday with 14 points on 6-of-9 shooting, two 3-pointers, six rebounds, two assists, one steal, and zero turnovers in 30 minutes.

    Advice: Golden State has won nine straight games and coach Steve Kerr singled out Iguodala as a reason for the success. "Andre’s been our best player here the last few weeks," Kerr said. "He’s been fantastic. He looks incredibly athletic, bouncy, and fresh. He’s a pro. This guy just knows how to take care of his body. I think he’s done a great job in stepping up in KD’s absence and recognizing what we need from him — he’s brilliant." He's posting top-40 value in 9-cat leagues over the past two weeks, so his fantasy owners will echo that sentiment. Rotoworld.com Yesterday, 10:22 pm
  • Patrick McCaw nearly picks up DNP-CD
    Patrick McCaw barely saw the court vs. the Spurs on Wednesday.

    Advice: McCaw shot 0-of-12 during his last game vs. the Spurs, which may have weighed into coach Steve Kerr's thinking tonight. Matt Barnes was also a more natural choice to check Kawhi Leonard defensively. Even with Kevin Durant sidelined, McCaw has been too limited for fantasy use. Rotoworld.com Yesterday, 10:10 pm
  • Matt Barnes solid in 26 minutes vs. Spurs
    Matt Barnes moved into the starting lineup vs. the Spurs, posting three points on 1-of-3 shooting, five rebounds, four assists and two turnovers in 26 minutes.

    Advice: Barnes gave the Warriors a more experienced player to pit against Kawhi Leonard, who wound up shooting just 7-of-20 from the field, so it's safe to say the move paid off. Tonight's modest success aside, Barnes is very difficult to trust for fantasy purposes. Rotoworld.com Yesterday, 10:09 pm
  • Solomon Hill scores seven points
    Solomon Hill (foot) scored seven points with four rebounds, one assist and two 3-pointesr against the Mavs on Wednesday.

    Advice: With Jrue Holiday, DeMarcus Cousins and Anthony Davis just taking so many shots in the first unit, Hill won't have enough opportunity to produce on the stat sheet for fantasy owners. His foot injury didn't seem to bother him today. Rotoworld.com Yesterday, 9:57 pm
  • Jordan Crawford scores 15 points
    Jordan Crawford scored 15 points with one rebound, four assists and three 3-pointers in 27 minutes against the Mavs on Wednesday.

    Advice: Whether you call him Steez or Instant Grits, Crawford has been getting it done lately. He's scored in double figures for six straight games with 2.3 treys per game in that span. He's still got some work to do to be anything more than a specialist, but give him a look if you need some scoring with a couple dimes thrown in there. Rotoworld.com Yesterday, 9:54 pm
  • James Ennis starts Wed for JaMychal Green
    James Ennis started in place of JaMychal Green (sore left shoulder) on Wednesday, finishing with seven points, 10 rebounds, two assists, two steals and two turnovers in 32 minutes.

    Advice: We've seen what Ennis can do as a starter, and it's not thrilling -- in 24 starts this season, he's averaged 8.5 points, 1.1 threes, 4.6 boards, 1.3 assists, 0.3 blocks and 1.3 assists. Green is just day-to-day with his shoulder injury, so there's no clear incentive to add Ennis in most situations. Rotoworld.com Yesterday, 9:43 pm
  • Vince Carter scores 21 points in 33 minutes
    Vince Carter scored 21 points with eight rebounds on Wednesday, hitting 5-of-8 field goals and 7-of-7 free throws with four 3-pointers in 33 minutes of action.

    Advice: In the process, Carter passed Ray Allen for 22nd in NBA history for career points -- next up is Patrick Ewing, who is 304 points ahead of the ageless VC. Chandler Parsons' season-ending knee surgery has vaulted Carter into a critical role for the playoff-hungry Grizzlies -- they're currently holding the No. 7 seed, which would likely mean a first-round matchup vs. the Spurs. Rotoworld.com Yesterday, 9:37 pm
  • Lance Stephenson gets DNP on Wednesday
    Lance Stephenson didn't suit up vs. the Grizzlies on Wednesday.

    Advice: Stephenson inked a three-year, $12 million deal earlier in the day, and he could be active in a critical game vs. Toronto on Friday. The Pacers are desperate to get more firepower in their beleaguered second unit, especially after waiving Rodney Stuckey due to his left knee injury, but nothing about Stephenson's recent play suggests he'll help fantasy owners. Rotoworld.com Yesterday, 9:31 pm
  • Monta Ellis very quiet as starter Wednesday
    Monta Ellis made another start on Wednesday vs. Memphis, but he shot just 1-of-5 from the field for two points with three rebounds, one assist and two blocks.

    Advice: Ellis played 32 minutes but he posted a mere 10.0 percent usage rate -- the only player lower was Lavoy Allen (9.4 percent usage in 14 minutes). Pacers coach Nate McMillan wants Ellis to stay aggressive offensively with the starting unit, but recent returns haven't been good. Leave him on the wire in most formats. Rotoworld.com Yesterday, 9:29 pm
  • Seth Curry scores 18 points vs. Pelicans
    Seth Curry (shoulder) scored 18 points with two rebounds, three assists, one steal and two 3-pointers in 34 minutes against the Pelicans on Wednesday.

    Advice: It was one of his better games as a point guard. At shootaround today, Curry said he likes playing on the ball more and wants to create for his teammates. He hasn't been much of a passer on the season with just 2.7 assists per game, but maybe he can get into the fours going forward. Curry also said he was playing through his shoulder since last week, so he may have to manage that injury going forward. Regardless, go ahead and start Curry in standard leagues. Rotoworld.com Yesterday, 9:23 pm
  • P.J. Tucker heads to bench w/ Carroll active
    P.J. Tucker shifted back to the bench with DeMarre Carroll active on Wednesday, playing 23 minutes to score six points with two 3-pointers, three rebounds, one assist and two turnovers.

    Advice: Toronto has a vastly superior net rating (+12.6) with Tucker playing in the post-Lowry starting unit, compared to Carroll (-6.7), albeit in a small sample size. The two veteran forwards split their time tonight, with Carroll logging 25 minutes, and this looks like a no-win situation for fantasy purposes. Rotoworld.com Yesterday, 9:06 pm
  • Marco Belinelli goes off for 21 pts off bench
    Marco Belinelli lit up the Raptors on Wednesday for 21 points, making 7-of-11 FGs and 5-of-6 FTs with five assists, two 3-pointers, one steal and one block.

    Advice: The veteran sharp-shooter had just one turnover in 27 minutes, and his efforts helped the Hornets escape with an essential road win in Toronto, keeping their slim playoff hopes alive. Frank Kaminsky added 13 points, three 3-pointers, four boards and two assists tonight, and those are the only two Hornets reserves worth considering in most fantasy leagues. Rotoworld.com Yesterday, 9:00 pm
  • Austin Rivers (left hamstring) out for game
    Austin Rivers (sore left hamstring) will not return on Wednesday.

    Advice: He went to the locker room in the second quarter and was ruled out approximately 15 minutes later. Thankfully, the Clippers do have J.J. Redick back for this game and Jamal Crawford can also help out. There should be slightly more Luc Mbah a Moute until Rivers can come back. Redick is the only guy worth owning in standard leagues. Rotoworld.com Yesterday, 8:39 pm
  • Patrick McCaw off bench w/ Barnes starting
    Patrick McCaw will come off the bench behind Matt Barnes on Wednesday.

    Advice: McCaw hasn't played more than 16 minutes in his past three games, and he's averaging 2.3 points in that span, so this move shouldn't impact many fantasy owners. Rotoworld.com Yesterday, 6:27 pm
  • Matt Barnes starting; Pat McCaw to bench
    Matt Barnes will start and Patrick McCaw will come off the bench against the Spurs on Wednesday.

    Advice: The Warriors will go away from McCaw after his 0-of-12 against the Spurs in the last game against them back on Mar. 11. Barnes figures to play minutes in the 20s, but he's not really a fantasy option. Rotoworld.com Yesterday, 6:26 pm
  • Gordon Hayward will play; Exum starting
    Gordon Hayward (quad) will play and Dante Exum will start against the Kings on Wednesday.

    Advice: He's back after missing just one game due to a knee to his quad from Austin Rivers. Hayward went through shootaround today and he did try to play through the injury initially, so Hayward should be close to 100 percent. His return should take minutes from Joe Ingles, Joe Johnson and maybe even Rodney Hood. Rotoworld.com Yesterday, 6:18 pm
  • Dante Exum starting at PG for Jazz Wednesday
    Dante Exum will start for the Jazz on Wednesday with both George Hill (groin) and Raul Neto (groin) unavailable

    Advice: Shelvin Mack should also get plenty of minutes tonight with Utah thin in the backcourt, with Gordon Hayward also earning extra ball-handling duties. Exum is only worth a glance for short-term value. Rotoworld.com Yesterday, 6:18 pm
  • J.J. Redick (ankle) will play against Wizards
    J.J. Redick (ankle) will play against the Wizards on Wednesday.

    Advice: He's back after missing one game. Redick landed on a basketball to turn his ankle and it didn't look too bad on Saturday, so expect Redick to be somewhat close to 100 percent. He's still only a borderline asset in fantasy while Austin Rivers loses value here. Rotoworld.com Yesterday, 5:56 pm
  • James Ennis starting Wednesday vs. Pacers
    James Ennis will start Wednesday's game for the short-handed Grizzlies.

    Advice: Ennis joins a starting lineup that includes Mike Conley, Tony Allen, Vince Carter and Brandan Wright. He's an interesting streaming play but isn't a great add in most situations with JaMychal Green (shoulder) day-to-day. Rotoworld.com Yesterday, 4:55 pm
  • Seth Curry (shoulder) will play on Wednesday
    Seth Curry (shoulder) will play Wednesday vs. the Pelicans.

    Advice: He was a full participant during shootaround and is no longer feeling any pain in his left shoulder, so he should be back in the starting five without a minutes restriction tonight. With Curry back in action, Yogi Ferrell will likely head back to the second unit and J.J. Barea won't play as much. Feel free to get Curry active for what should be an uptempo game against New Orleans. Rotoworld.com Yesterday, 4:06 pm
  • Solo Hill is good to go for Wednesday
    Solomon Hill (foot) will play against the Mavs on Wednesday.

    Advice: He was questionable to play with this foot injury. With DeMarcus Cousins (ankle) back in action, there likely won't be enough shots to go around for a guy like Hill to have fantasy value. Rotoworld.com Yesterday, 3:25 pm
  • P.J. Tucker will come off the bench
    P.J. Tucker will come off the bench against the Hornets on Wednesday.

    Advice: He has been a revelation on the defensive end and his ability to defender fours and larger threes has helped turn the Toronto defense around. With DeMarre Carroll (back) returning, Tucker loses a lot of his fantasy appeal. Rotoworld.com Yesterday, 3:22 pm
  • Marco Belinelli will be available vs. Raptors
    Marco Belinelli (face laceration) will be available for Wednesday against the Raptors.

    Advice: He received seven stitches for the cut on his face and it sounds like he won't be limited. Belinelli's status means Jeremy Lamb likely won't be playing much while this also lowers the floor slightly for Michael Kidd-Gilchrist. Rotoworld.com Yesterday, 3:11 pm
  • Alec Burks back with the team
    Alec Burks (personal) is back with the team and is expected to be available for Wednesday against the Kings.

    Advice: After being away from the team on Monday to be there for the birth of his daughter, Burks should be in the rotation tonight. He was playing point guard earlier in 2017 and the Jazz could look at him in that spot today. It'll still be tough to trust him in fantasy, especially if Gordon Hayward (quad) is a go. Rotoworld.com Yesterday, 1:17 pm
  • Gordon Hayward (leg) goes through shootaround
    Gordon Hayward (quad) went through shootaround on Wednesday and remains questionable to face the Kings.

    Advice: This is a good sign for Hayward to suit up in the road game with a late tip. Hayward did take a knee to his lower quad on Saturday and it kept him out of action on Monday. If he can go, Hayward should be busy with George Hill (groin) out based on a 3.0 usage rate increase while also turning in a higher assist percentage. If things change and he can't go, Joe Ingles, Rodney Hood and Joe Johnson will have to carry the load on the wings.Daily Slant: It's sounding like Hayward is going to give it a go tonight, especially considering the Jazz will be without George Hill. Hayward gets a modest usage bump with Hill, Favors and Neto off the floor this season (1.3%), with Rodney Hood getting the biggest bump among the Utah regulars (2.9%). Hood's playing time has been fairly erratic of late, but if he sees 25-30 minutes against the Kings, he'll have a nice shot at returning value. Rotoworld.com Yesterday, 11:59 am
  • Dwyane Wade (elbow) doing light shooting
    Dwyane Wade (elbow) has been doing some light shooting at recent practices, and head coach Fred Hoiberg said he's progressing well.

    Advice: To be clear, Wade is done for the regular-season, so he can safely remain on the waiver wire in all re-draft formats. There is, however, a slim chance that Wade may be able to return at some point during the playoffs should the Bulls make the postseason, but with the way things have been going for Chicago this year, them squeaking their way into the playoffs seems like an unlikely scenario. Rotoworld.com Yesterday, 10:46 am
  • Solomon Hill (foot) questionable Wednesday
    Solomon Hill (sore right foot) is questionable to play Wednesday vs. the Mavs.

    Advice: This is the first we're hearing of a foot issue for Hill, and if both he and DeMarcus Cousins (ankle) can't give it a go tonight, Alvin Gentry will need to get creative with his rotations. It's possible that Dante Cunningham could move to the three, with Domantas Motiejunas starting at the four and Anthony Davis at the five, and if that's the situation that plays out, Motiejunas may be someone to consider as a deep league streamer or DFS punt play. Stay tuned. Rotoworld.com Yesterday, 10:10 am
  • Report: IND inks Stephenson to 3-year deal
    The Pacers have reportedly signed Lance Stephenson to a three-year deal worth $12 million.

    Advice: First off, wow. On the open market this season, Stephenson was only able to snag a non-guaranteed deal for $1.2 million from New Orleans, and a few 10-day contracts from Minnesota, so there really wasn't much reason for Bird to throw this sort of money at Born Ready. The first two years of this contract will reportedly be fully guaranteed with Year-3 being a team option. Stephenson put up career numbers the last time he was in Indy, but with how awful he's been over the past three years, fantasy GMs in most settings can use a wait-and-see approach. Rotoworld.com Yesterday, 9:58 am
  • Seth Curry (shoulder) plans to play vs. NO
    Seth Curry (shoulder) was a full participant during shootaround and said he feels like he's "good to go" for Wednesday's game against the Pelicans.

    Advice: It looks like the shoulder issue will only end up costing Curry one game on the sidelines, and if he is indeed able to get back to the court tonight, Yogi Ferrell will return to the bench and J.J. Barea's playing time could be confined to the teens. Check back for official confirmation on Curry's status closer to tip-off. Rotoworld.com Yesterday, 9:45 am
  • Report: IND looking to bring back Stephenson
    The Pacers are reportedly working on a deal to bring back Lance Stephenson.

    Advice: Indiana opened up a roster spot by waiving Rodney Stuckey on Wednesday, so it appears that three years after Born Ready declined a five-year, $44 million deal from the Pacers, Larry Bird will be able to get him on the books for the veteran's minimum. While Stephenson did have a nice season the last time he put on a Pacers' jersey in 2013, he's been dreadful for the past three years, so this is wait-and-see territory just about everywhere. Rotoworld.com Yesterday, 9:28 am
  • Seth Curry (shoulder) questionable Wednesday
    Seth Curry (left shoulder) is being listed as questionable for Wednesday's game against the Pelicans.

    Advice: The minor shoulder issue forced Curry to the sidelines on Monday night, which allowed Yogi Ferrell to return to the starting five and J.J. Barea was able to flirt with 30 minutes off the bench. It'll be more of the same if Curry is again out tonight, with both Barea and Ferrell qualifying as potential DFS targets. Stay tuned. Rotoworld.com Yesterday, 6:24 am
  • Bojan Bogdanovic (back) returns to action
    Bojan Bogdanovic (back) returned from a one-game absence on Tuesday vs. the Lakers and scored six points on 3-of-8 shooting.

    Advice: Maybe the Wizards were taking it easy on him, as he only played 16 minutes with one rebound, one assist and one steal. It also doesn't help that Kelly Oubre is playing much better these days. He did score 17 points in his previous game before missing Saturday's contest vs. Cleveland, but standard-league owners should probably look elsewhere for consistent production. Rotoworld.com Tuesday, 10:29 pm
  • Andre Iguodala plays well in win over HOU
    Andre Iguodala hit 4-of-9 shots and a 3-pointer for 12 points, six rebounds and six assists off the bench on Tuesday.

    Advice: The Warriors plan on giving us an update on Kevin Durant on Wednesday, but we'll be shocked if he's due back any time soon. In the meantime, Iguodala has been a nice plug-and-play option for fantasy owners fighting for a championship. Rotoworld.com Tuesday, 8:56 pm
  • Monta Ellis scores 19 in start for Pacers
    Monta Ellis started again for the Pacers and hit 8-of-11 shots to tie his season high of 19 points with four rebounds, five assists, two steals and a block in Tuesday's 115-114 loss to the Timberwolves.

    Advice: He's played very well in three straight games and might be the starting shooting guard going forward. He's scored in double digits in three straight games, averaging 15.3 points, 4.0 rebounds, 2.0 assists, 1.7 steals and 1.3 3-pointers over his last three games. He's hit 19-of-31 shots over that stretch, good for 61 percent, and might be worth picking up if you are looking for a shooting guard right now. He displaced C.J. Miles in the starting unit two games ago and while the Pacers lost tonight, the move could stick. Rotoworld.com Tuesday, 7:36 pm
  • Gordon Hayward is questionable Wednesday
    Gordon Hayward (bruised left quad) is questionable for Wednesday's game vs. the Kings.

    Advice: This isn't really an update, but his owners can expect a real one after Wednesday's morning shootaround. If Hayward misses his second game in a row, Joe Ingles is the clear pickup in fantasy after he scored 19 points with five triples on Monday. Joe Johnson will also benefit. Rotoworld.com Tuesday, 7:19 pm
  • J.J. Redick (ankle) questionable Wednesday
    J.J. Redick (sprained right ankle) is being listed as questionable for Wednesday's game against the Wizards.

    Advice: Redick initially suffered this ankle injury on Saturday tripping over a basketball, which forced him to the sidelines on Sunday, and it's slightly concerning that his status is still up in the air despite having a full three days off to recover. We should have a better idea on his status following Wednesday morning's shootaround, but with Wednesday being the first game of a back-to-back set, the Clippers may want to err on the side of caution. Austin Rivers benefits most when Redick hits the sidelines. Rotoworld.com Tuesday, 11:28 am
  • Andre Iguodala finishing the season strongly
    Andre Iguodala has stepped up since Kevin Durant (knee) went down and has played his best basketball of the season this month.

    Advice: The 33-year old Iguodala credits yoga, cryotherapy and salt floating with keeping him fresh this late in the season. "He’s been fantastic," coach Steve Kerr said. "He looks incredibly athletic, bouncy and fresh." Over his last nine games, Iggy is averaging 12.4 points (on 63.1 percent shooting), 3.7 rebounds, 3.2 assists and 1.4 steals. The only real concern going forward is Kerr intermittently resting him. Rotoworld.com Tuesday, 7:55 am
  • Danny Green returned to action on Monday March 27. Rotoworld.com Tuesday, 12:46 am
  • Jordan Crawford scores 14 points in loss
    Jordan Crawford scored 14 points and hit two triples vs. the Jazz on Monday.

    Advice: The Pelicans were in comeback mode down the stretch, so Crawford played a season-high 30 minutes. He shot just 5-of-16 from the field with one rebound, two assists and one block, but it's obvious that he has the green light from coach Alvin Gentry. If the Pelicans start shutting down some players in the near future, Crawford could be a sneaky pickup. Rotoworld.com Monday, 10:59 pm
  • Rodney Hood scores 20 points in win
    Rodney Hood snapped out of his funk with 20 points on 7-of-16 shooting vs. the Pelicans on Monday.

    Advice: Hood scored a combined 23 points in his previous three games, but stepped up with Gordon Hayward (quad) and Alec Burks (personal) out -- Hood gets an 8.2 usage rate bump with Hayward off the court. He added six rebounds with three assists and four triples, but he's had a lot of trouble staying healthy this season and his FG percentage has been all over the place. If Hayward sits on Wednesday, Hood could be poised for another solid night. Rotoworld.com Monday, 10:38 pm
  • Buddy Hield scores 14 points in Monday's win
    Buddy Hield ended with 14 points, four rebounds, two 3-pointers and just one turnover in 34 minutes Monday against the Grizzlies.

    Advice: The rookie has posted double-digit point totals in six straight, and 13 of his 14 outings in the month of March. He was the cornerstone of the return in the deal with New Orleans involving DeMarcus Cousins. The rookie has been money from the perimeter, hitting at least one 3-pointer in each of his 17 games with the Kings, and 23 in a row dating back to Feb. 4 when he was with the Pelicans. Rotoworld.com Monday, 10:38 pm
  • Kawhi Leonard posts 25-6-6 in rout of Cavs
    Kawhi Leonard finished with 25 points, six rebounds, six assists, three steals and a blocked shot in 30 minutes on Monday against the Cavaliers.

    Advice: About the only thing fantasy owners can complain about is the fact Leonard missed all seven of his 3-pointer attempts. He could have blown through the lane for an easy deuce most of the evening, but elected to go outside rather frequently. He still was 11-of-21 overall from the floor, so fantasy owners cannot complain too loudly. Rotoworld.com Monday, 9:05 pm
  • Danny Green records four blocked shots
    Danny Green misfired on six of his seven field goal attempts in Monday's win against the Cavaliers, but he ended up with four blocked shots and two steals.

    Advice: Two of Green's swats came at the expense of none other than LeBron James, as that is the kind of night it was for the Cavaliers. Green at least dropped one in the bucket from behind the arc, his specialty, although he has struggled from the perimeter in March. Green has made just five of his past 23 triple attempts over the past seven games, so he isn't really helping any fantasy owners at the moment. Rotoworld.com Monday, 9:00 pm
  • Tyreke Evans (rest) ruled out Monday
    Tyreke Evans is resting on Monday vs. the Grizzlies.

    Advice: No surprise here -- Evans isn't allowed to play in back-to-back sets with the Kings in tank mode. With Arron Afflalo out for personal reasons, Buddy Hield and Garrett Temple are starting on the wings. Rotoworld.com Monday, 7:41 pm
  • P.J. Tucker racks up three steals, one block
    P.J. Tucker started in place of DeMarre Carroll (back) on Monday vs. the Magic and finished with seven points, five rebounds, one assist, three steals, one block and one triple in 33 minutes.

    Advice: Tucker has seen a spike in minutes recently because of Carroll's injury and Serge Ibaka's suspension last week, so keep rolling him out there if you rebounds, defensive stats and the occasional 3-pointer -- he has seven steals over his last two games. He finished 3-of-5 from the field in 33 minutes, but there are probably some better options on your wire unless you're specifically targeting steals. Rotoworld.com Monday, 7:39 pm
  • Alec Burks out Monday due to personal reasons
    Alec Burks is not with the team for Monday's game against the Pelicans due to personal reasons.

    Advice: Burks just doesn't play enough minutes to make much of a difference for most fantasy owners, especially at this juncture of the season. Dante Exum and Joe Ingles will likely see a couple of extra minutes as a result of Burks being inactive. Rotoworld.com Monday, 6:10 pm
  • Report: Gordon Hayward (quad) out Monday
    According to Tony Jones of the Salt Lake Tribune, Gordon Hayward (bruised left quad) will not play on Monday vs. the Pelicans.

    Advice: His owners probably saw this coming because Hayward wasn't able to go through the morning shootaround. The Jazz do have three more games this week, so hopefully he'll be able to give it a go on Wednesday vs. the Kings. Joe Ingles will likely start in Hayward's place and is a decent streaming option if you need assists, steals and triples. Rotoworld.com Monday, 5:48 pm
  • Seth Curry (shoulder) ruled out for Monday
    Seth Curry will not play on Monday vs. the Thunder due to a "minor shoulder injury."

    Advice: Curry tweaked his left shoulder back on Mar. 21 and has been playing through the issue, but he'll get the night off this time around. With Curry out, Yogi Ferrell could move back into the starting lineup and we should see more of J.J. Barea and Devin Harris. Curry's status for Wednesday's game vs. the Pelicans is up in the air. Rotoworld.com Monday, 4:36 pm
  • Bojan Bogdanovic (back) says he'll play Tues
    Bojan Bogdanovic (back) said he'll play Tuesday vs. the Lakers.

    Advice: "I feel way better," Bogdanovic said following a brief practice at UCLA. "I'll be ready for tomorrow's game. I just woke up like that. I was stiff. Cramps in my back. Still sore but way better." Bogdanovic was a full participant during Monday's practice, so it's looking like the back issues will only end up costing him one game on the sidelines. With Bogdanovic back in action on Tuesday, Kelly Oubre won't play as much. Rotoworld.com Monday, 3:44 pm
  • Danny Green (rest) will play Monday vs. CLE
    Danny Green (rest) will return to the court for Monday's matchup with the Cavs.

    Advice: Green sat out Saturday's game as a precaution, but he'll get back out there tonight, which will likely shift Jonathon Simmons back to the second unit. Gregg Popovich confirmed that he won't be resting any of his main guys for Monday's game, so if you own LaMarcus Aldridge, Kawhi Leonard or Pau Gasol, feel free to get those guys active. Rotoworld.com Monday, 3:24 pm
  • Bojan Bogdanovic, Mahinmi practice in full
    Bojan Bogdanovic (back) and Ian Mahinmi (hip) practiced in full on Monday.

    Advice: Bogdanovic sat out Saturday's game with a stiff back, and Mahinmi was limited to nine minutes after catching a knee to the hip via Richard Jefferson on Saturday night, but them going through a full practice is a good sign regarding their status for Tuesday night's matchup with the Lakers. Owners can expect to get another update following Tuesday morning's shootaround, but if Bogdanovic is able to return to the court, Kelly Oubre's minutes will take a hit. Rotoworld.com Monday, 12:52 pm
  • Gordon Hayward sits out morning shootaround
    Gordon Hayward (bruised left quad) did not participate in Monday's morning shootaround.

    Advice: To be clear, he remains questionable for Monday's game vs. the Pelicans. This means he will likely test out his quad in pre-game warmups. X-rays were negative and it shouldn't be a long-term issue, and Hayward does have a lot of incentive to play since the Jazz currently hold a 1.0 game lead over the Clippers for the No. 4 seed. If he can't go, Joe Ingles will be a solid streaming option in his absence. Rotoworld.com Monday, 10:03 am
  • Andre Iguodala posts all-around gem vs. MEM
    Andre Iguodala had a hyper-efficient game on Sunday, making 7-of-8 FGs and 4-of-5 FTs with two 3-pointers for 20 points, while adding seven rebounds, four assists, two steals, one block and zero turnovers.

    Advice: Iguodala logged 32 minutes tonight and he's been critical to the Warriors' success since Kevin Durant went down. For what it's worth, Steve Kerr didn't explicitly rule out resting Iguodala over the next week, which includes a back-to-back set vs. the Spurs and Rockets. He has been awesome lately, and owners should simply monitor his status prior to each of Golden State's games. Rotoworld.com Sunday, 8:00 pm
  • Patrick McCaw scoreless in 13 minutes Sunday
    Patrick McCaw started Sunday's game but he failed to score in 13 minutes, missing his only shot attempt with one rebound, one assist and one steal.

    Advice: The rookie is serving as a place-holder with Kevin Durant (knee) out of commission, and he's been unimpressive from a fantasy point of view. In 15 starts he's averaging just 6.7 points, 0.8 threes, 2.7 rebounds, 1.9 assists, 0.6 steals and 0.3 blocks. He's an intriguing guy to own in dynasty leagues, but that's about it. Rotoworld.com Sunday, 7:58 pm
  • James Ennis logs 30 minutes off MEM bench
    James Ennis played 30 minutes on Sunday to finish with seven points, eight rebounds, two steals, one assist and zero turnovers.

    Advice: Ennis hadn't logged this many minutes since Feb. 4, but Memphis was forced to go small early and often with Marc Gasol (foot) out against the run-and-gun Warriors. He's been a staple of the rotation with Chandler Parsons (knee surgery) likely done for the season, but has done nothing to merit fantasy owners' attention in standard leagues. Rotoworld.com Sunday, 7:57 pm
  • Jordan Crawford scores 13 off bench
    Jordan Crawford posted 13 points with seven assists, five rebounds and a steal in 24 minutes off the bench in Sunday's game at Denver.

    Advice: Crawford has been outstanding for the second unit in New Orleans, posting 10 or more points in nine of his 10 outings with the team. He is averaging 14.3 points and 2.5 rebounds over his past four games to give fantasy owners in deeper leagues some solid production. He is also a cheap source of points for those playing DFS down the stretch. Rotoworld.com Sunday, 7:40 pm
  • Monta Ellis scores 10 points as starting SG
    Monta Ellis started Sunday's win vs. the Sixers and finished with 10 points on 4-of-10 shooting, four rebounds, two assists, two steals, one block and one 3-pointer in 28 minutes.

    Advice: "This is the group that we started the season with," coach Nate McMillan said before the game. "I hope we'll play a little faster with this group." He also stressed that he wanted Ellis to stay in attack-mode with the starters tonight, but he finished with a modest 17.3 percent usage rate. Ellis is worth a look in deeper leagues, especially with Rodney Stuckey (knee) iffy to play Tuesday. Rotoworld.com Sunday, 6:19 pm
  • Gordon Hayward (quad) questionable for Monday
    Gordon Hayward (bruised left quad) is questionable for Monday's game vs. the Pelicans.

    Advice: X-rays were negative and coach Quin Snyder said that Hayward was "fine" after the injury occurred on Saturday, but Hayward did ask to check out of the game. Utah holds a slim one-game lead over the Clippers for the No. 4 seed, so Hayward will do everything he can to stay on the court, but owners should check for updates following shootaround. Rotoworld.com Sunday, 5:48 pm
  • Austin Rivers starts for J.J. Redick (ankle)
    Austin Rivers started Sunday's game in place of J.J. Redick (sprained right ankle), shooting 4-of-13 with a pair of 3-pointers for 10 points, nine rebounds and four assists in 43 minutes.

    Advice: In 28 starts this season, the coach's son has averaged 16.3 points on 46.3 percent shooting, 2.3 triples, 2.7 rebounds, 3.8 assists and 0.7 steals in 34.3 minutes. He played well tonight, other than the shooting, and would be worth a look if Redick misses more games. Rotoworld.com Sunday, 4:13 pm
  • Jamal Crawford held to 2-of-12 shooting
    Jamal Crawford followed up Saturday's big game with only nine points on 2-of-12 shooting, adding two assists, one rebound and one 3-pointer in 28 minutes.

    Advice: Crawford dropped a season-high 28 points against Utah's tough defense yesterday, and fatigue might have played a role here -- thanks to a quirk in the schedule, the Clips were playing their second straight matinee game. "Back-to-back 12:30 games are brutal," Doc Rivers said. "Players are creature of habits, and the first game you take them out of it and then you do it again the next." Crawford has been scoring efficiently over the past few weeks, with plenty of 3-pointers, but that's about the extent of his value. Rotoworld.com Sunday, 4:10 pm
  • Buddy Hield catches fire late in comeback win
    Buddy Hield caught fire down the stretch of Sunday's 98-97 comeback win in L.A., finishing with 15 points, three 3-pointers, seven rebounds, two assists and one steal.

    Advice: Hield finished 5-of-12 from the field but he made them when it mattered, going 0-of-5 from deep before hitting three straight during a furious fourth-quarter comeback. He scored at least 20 points in his previous two games and continues to look like a long-term piece for the rebuilding Kings. He's in a perfect situation for fantasy purposes. Rotoworld.com Sunday, 4:04 pm
  • Tyreke Evans logs 21 minutes as starting SF
    Tyreke Evans returned as a starter on Sunday with eight points, four rebounds, two 3-pointers and one assist in 21 minutes vs. the Clippers.

    Advice: Evans was coming off a day of planned rest, but he recently said that he's "getting into a rhythm right now." He's worked to develop an outside shot, in order to reduce the wear-and-tear of constantly driving to the rim, but Sacramento is still going to limit him to under 30 minutes per game down the stretch. Throw in the random DNPs, and he's simply not an appealing fantasy asset. Rotoworld.com Sunday, 4:00 pm
  • Monta Ellis starts Sunday, Miles off bench
    Monta Ellis will start for Indiana on Sunday, with C.J. Miles coming off the bench.

    Advice: Ellis started the second half on Friday so this doesn't come as a total surprise, and having another guy capable of creating his own offense should take some pressure off Paul George. Ellis is trending up but he's still just a low-end option, while the move to the bench makes it tough to trust Miles in standard leagues. Rotoworld.com Sunday, 1:21 pm
  • Danny Green expected to return Monday vs. CLE
    Danny Green is expected to return on Monday after sitting out Saturday's game as a precaution.

    Advice: It doesn't sound like the Spurs will rest any of their veterans for Monday's game vs. the Cavaliers, so owners can tentatively deploy them as usual. Dejounte Murray (groin) is the only player currently ruled out. Rotoworld.com Sunday, 12:55 pm
  • Tyreke Evans (rest) expected to start Sunday
    Tyreke Evans (rest) is expected to be in the starting lineup for Sunday's game against the Clippers, according to Kings' Insider James Ham.

    Advice: Evans will likely remain on a minutes limit today, and with 10 other games on the slate, fantasy GMs should have more attractive options to put on their active roster. With Evans active, guys like Buddy Hield and Ben McLemore will take a slight hit. Rotoworld.com Sunday, 12:33 pm
  • Austin Rivers will start Sunday vs. the Kings
    Austin Rivers will move into the starting lineup for Sunday's matchup with Sacramento, with J.J. Redick (ankle) unavailable.

    Advice: Rivers could have a nice game tonight going up against Sacramento's weak defense, so he's on the radar as a potential streamer. Chris Paul, Luc Mbah a Moute, Blake Griffin and DeAndre Jordan will join Rivers in the starting five, and there will be some more opportunity for Jamal Crawford in the second unit sans Redick. Rotoworld.com Sunday, 12:18 pm
  • J.J. Redick (ankle) ruled out for Sunday
    J.J. Redick (ankle) will not play on Sunday vs. the Kings.

    Advice: He actually landed on the basketball and it caused his right ankle to turn just a bit on Saturday, but it doesn't look like it's bad. With Redick out, both Austin Rivers and Jamal Crawford should get a nice bump, but Rivers will draw the start. Daily Slant: Rivers has averaged 25.0 FD points across 28 starts this season. Of course, most of those were without at least one of the big three. He’s started nine games alongside Chris Paul and maintained a 24.4 FD average. However, he’s only started two games with all three; in the first, he exploded for 25 points and 33.8 FD points, but the follow up was a dud (seven points, one rebound, one assist). His usage drops 8.0% to 13.4% and his fantasy production dips 22.1% on a per-minute basis with the big three, but the sample isn’t huge (110.2 minutes). Given his price, he’s worth a tournament flier. Rotoworld.com Sunday, 10:54 am
  • P.J. Tucker scores nine points
    P.J. Tucker scored nine points with nine rebounds, three assists, four steals and one 3-pointer in 34 minutes against the Mavs on Saturday.

    Advice: With DeMarre Carroll (back) out, coach Dwane Casey pulled a page out of Suns coach Earl Watson's playbook with heavy run of Tucker against strong offensive players. The Raptors are getting some serious value out of Tucker from their second-round pick at the deadline and he could make a big impact in the postseason, but most fantasy owners should be looking elsewhere unless he's being added as a steals specialist. There are a lot of hot pickups out there. Rotoworld.com Saturday, 9:34 pm
  • Seth Curry flops as PG vs. Raptors
    Seth Curry scored 11 points with one rebound, two assists, one steal and two 3-pointers in 30 minutes against the Raptors on Saturday.

    Advice: The Mavs want to get a look Curry as a point guard, but it just wasn't there against a vastly improved defense. We've seen coach Rick Carlisle turn trash to treasure on a lot of point guards, so this should be a positive for Curry after an adjustment period. Of course, fantasy owners in redraft leagues may not enjoy said adjustment period. He still has to be starting in almost all formats. Rotoworld.com Saturday, 9:20 pm
  • Kawhi Leonard scores 29 points vs. Knicks
    Kawhi Leonard scored 29 points during a 106-98 win over the Knicks on Saturday, adding five rebounds, five assists, two steals, one block and four 3-pointers in 39 minutes.

    Advice: The minutes continue to be there and it looks like for the second year in a row, Kawhi will play more minutes per game after the break than he did before it. Leonard also hinted that he won't be seeing a decrease in minutes based on the tough upcoming schedule. "It's going to get us mentally prepared," Leonard said. This tough stretch starts against the Cavs on Monday as the Spurs start a four-game week. Rotoworld.com Saturday, 8:56 pm
  • Gordon Hayward with left quad contusion
    Gordon Hayward has been diagnosed with a left quadriceps contusion suffered during the fourth quarter on Saturday.

    Advice: X-rays were negative, so he didn't suffer a fracture due to the contact from Austin Rivers. Hayward did return from this injury, but he asked out for a second time. Coach Quin Snyder also said Hayward is "fine" from this injury, so most signs point to him being ready for Monday. Rotoworld.com Saturday, 4:49 pm
  • Crawfourth: Jamal Crawford scores 17 in 4Q
    Jamal Crawford got hot late to help get a win on Saturday, finishing with a season-high 28 points against the Jazz.

    Advice: He scored 17 points in the fourth quarter to earn a huge win against a team they're battling with for playoff positioning. Crawford was very efficient in this game, making 8-of-12 from the field, all nine free throws and three treys to go with two boards, three dimes and two steals in just 25 minutes. Terrific game aside, he's not really a fantasy option after he caps his five-game week on Sunday night at home against the Kings. Rotoworld.com Saturday, 3:57 pm
  • Quin Snyder: Gordon Hayward (leg) is fine
    Coach Quin Snyder said he thinks Gordon Hayward is "fine" after bruising his left leg.

    Advice: The coach added Hayward's injury wasn't to his knee joint and it was to a muscle in his leg. Hayward was not available to comment after the game, but the Jazz said that's their standard procedure for an injured player. For now, Hayward sounds like he'll be ready to roll for Monday against the Pelicans. Rotoworld.com Saturday, 3:42 pm
  • Bojan Bogdanovic (lower back stiffness) out
    Bojan Bogdanovic (lower back stiffness) is out for Saturday night in Cleveland.

    Advice: This is a new injury for Bogie after he played 26 minutes on Friday night. Bogdanovic also doesn't have a history of back problems in his NBA career, so it's likely just a short-term thing. His absence affects a slew of players here. Markieff Morris, Marcin Gortat and Otto Porter should all have much higher floors for this evening. Kelly Oubre could pick up some extra run, too. Plus, John Wall and Bradley Beal should be very busy. Rotoworld.com Saturday, 3:35 pm
  • Rodney Hood has another rough day
    Rodney Hood made 4-of-13 from the field for nine points with four rebounds, two steals and one 3-pointer in 23 minutes against the Clippers on Saturday.

    Advice: He has not shown up since returning from his knee soreness, averaging 7.7 points, 3.0 boards, 0.7 steals and 1.0 treys on just 33.3 percent from the field in those three. Joe Ingles has outplayed Hood for the majority of the season and his knee issue may be the reason. Regardless, Hood isn't a fantasy option for most owners in this crucial part of the season. Rotoworld.com Saturday, 3:15 pm
  • Gordon Hayward has left knee soreness
    Gordon Hayward had left knee soreness in the fourth quarter against the Clippers on Saturday, finishing with 13 points, five rebounds, three assists and two 3-pointers in 31 minutes.

    Advice: He banged knees with Austin Rivers and came out of the game on the next possession. After about two minutes on the bench, Hayward did return to action for two minutes and even hit a trey in that time, but he asked out of the game after that and did not return. Hayward had a big ice pack on his left knee and went to the locker room before the game was completed. It didn't look bad and hopefully he'll be ready to play against the Pelicans on Tuesday to start his four-game week. Rotoworld.com Saturday, 2:58 pm
  • Danny Green (rest) will not play vs. Knicks
    Danny Green (rest) will not play against the Knicks on Saturday.

    Advice: It'll be his first game off since November and it comes on a non-back-to-back set. Green has played 28.5 minutes per game in March, which is by far the most he's played in a full month this season. With Green out tonight, Jonathon Simmons figures to get some extra run and could get some added value in garbage time tonight. Rotoworld.com Saturday, 11:44 am
  • Andre Iguodala scores nine points
    Andre Iguodala scored nine points with one rebound, three assists and no turnovers in 27 minutes against the Kings on Friday.

    Advice: He did go to the locker room in the last few minutes, but the game was over. Iguodala did not give much indication he was going to miss time, so he should be fine for Sunday. Although, the Warriors will likely rest him again at some point. Rotoworld.com Saturday, 12:10 am
  • Buddy Hield drops best line of career
    Buddy Hield turned in career-highs 22 points, eight boards and seven dimes against the Warriors on Friday, adding two steals and four 3-pointers.

    Advice: He's about as hot as he could be, matching his previous career-high 21 points on Wednesday. The Kings are resting their point guards now to allow Hield to have the ball more, and he does have at least 32 minutes in each of his last four. He could disappoint his next time out, but Hield looks like an add in standard leagues. Rotoworld.com Friday, 11:58 pm
  • Monta Ellis scores 17 points vs. Denver
    Monta Ellis started the second half on Friday against the Nuggets, finishing with 17 points, four rebounds, one assist, one steal and three 3-pointers in 31 minutes.

    Advice: The move to start Ellis could have been a matchup move, about C.J. Miles' foul trouble or it could be a rotation tweak to offset the loss of Glenn Robinson III (calf), but Robinson was barely in the rotation before his injury. Ellis is actually playing decent ball in his last five, averaging 12.0 points, 2.4 boards, 2.0 assists, 1.6 steals and 1.4 treys. He's still only a borderline guy to use right now. Rotoworld.com Friday, 8:55 pm
  • Belinelli scores 22 points w/ three triples
    Marco Belinelli matched his season-high with 22 points, three rebounds, two assists and three triples in 32 minutes vs. the Cavaliers on Friday.

    Advice: He has the hot hand right now and coach Steve Clifford is riding him. He scored 20 points in 21 minutes in his previous outing, but picked up a big chunk of minutes tonight with Michael Kidd-Gilchrist in foul trouble. Belinelli hit 7-of-12 shots and made all five of his free throws, but with a playoff spot looking out of reach, the Hornets may be tempted to give Jeremy Lamb more burn at the expense of Belinelli. If he has another good game on Sunday vs. the Suns, give him a look since the Hornets play four times next week. Rotoworld.com Friday, 7:42 pm
  • Buddy Hield is starting
    Buddy Hield (quad) is starting against the Warriors on Friday.

    Advice: He was on the injury report for a quad contusion, but was never expected to miss time. Hield is coming off a strong 21-point effort, so he's starting to creep onto the radar in fantasy. Rotoworld.com Friday, 7:15 pm
  • Buddy Hield (right quad) is probable Friday
    Buddy Hield is probable for Friday's game vs. the Warriors with a right quad contusion.

    Advice: The Kings must be confident about Hield playing, as they just announced that Tyreke Evans, Darren Collison and Anthony Tolliver are resting. Hield is coming off a 21-point game on Wednesday and his owners can pencil him into lineups for now. Rotoworld.com Friday, 5:48 pm
  • Tyreke Evans resting on Friday
    Tyreke Evans will rest on Friday vs. the Warriors.

    Advice: This decision is coming from the Kings, as Evans just said that he feels "better than ever with my knee." With the Kings tanking, he's going to pick up too many DNPs to help most fantasy owners. Buddy Hield and Ben McLemore should be busy tonight. Rotoworld.com Friday, 5:43 pm
  • Monta starts 3Q for Miles
    Monta Ellis started the second half for C.J. Miles on Friday against the Nuggets.

    Advice: The defense was really bad, especially on the perimeter. Additionally, this could be a tweak to not having Glenn Robinson III (calf). Whatever the case, there's no need to react to this from a fantasy perspective. Rotoworld.com Friday, 5:20 pm
  • Andre Iguodala not on the injury report
    Andre Iguodala (hip) is not on the injury report for Friday against the Kings.

    Advice: After missing the last game on Tuesday, Iguodala could be back for this home game. The Warriors are not on a back-to-bac set, but they really won't need Iggy as 18-point favorites tonight. Rotoworld.com Friday, 12:47 pm
  • Tyreke Evans says he 'feels better than ever'
    Tyreke Evans says he feels "better than ever with my knee."

    Advice: Evans is averaging only 22 minutes per contest and has sat out six of the Kings last 11 games. However, he believes he can handle a more significant workload. "I’m still maintaining," said Evans. "I feel better than ever with my knee. No pain, just playing free." Evans will be an unrestricted free agent this summer and is eager to prove he still has plenty left in the tank. "A lot of teams know I had tough injuries so they want to see how I’m moving, how I’m playing every night." Rotoworld.com Friday, 6:55 am
  • Seth Curry will get more minutes at PG
    Coach Rick Carlisle said the Mavs "need" to take an extended look at Seth Curry as a point guard going forward.

    Advice: Interesting. Curry played mostly the two during a win over the Clippers and he's played a lot of two since his breakout. Curry was not a very good point guard earlier in his career, and the change to the SG is part of the reason he's been so good. Regardless, Curry has a big role coming his way and he should continue to be a must-start player in all formats. Curry turned in a strong Thursday game, scoring 23 points with three rebounds, four assists and three 3-pointers in a win over the Clippers. Rotoworld.com Thursday, 9:08 pm
  • Danny Green vanishes in 22 minutes Thursday
    Danny Green disappeared vs. Memphis on Thursday with four points, two assists, one turnover and no other stats to his credit in 22 minutes.

    Advice: We're more than 85 percent through with the regular season, so anyone owning Green should be inured to occasional duds. He's not worth owning in most points leagues, but continues to eke out value in most roto formats. Owners should at least be spared DNP-CDs given his modest playing time and the Spurs' continued pursuit of the No. 1 seed. Rotoworld.com Thursday, 8:47 pm
  • J.J. Redick scores nine points
    J.J. Redick scored nine points with one rebound, two assists, one steal and one 3-pointer in 28 minutes against the Mavs on Thursday.

    Advice: Despite going just 2-of-8 from the field until the last possession, Redick attempted the final shot at the buzzer and it didn't go down. Redick was coming in fairly hot with at least a dozen points in his previous nine games, and even a cold Redick is better than almost anyone for a clutch shot. Redick continues to hang around top 100 value in fantasy, but he's not exactly a must-own player if you think it may help to stream his roster spot. Rotoworld.com Thursday, 8:24 pm
  • P.J. Tucker scores nine as starter
    P.J. Tucker started for Serge Ibaka on Thursday with nine points, seven rebounds, three assists, one steal and three 3-pointers against the Heat.

    Advice: The Raptors have gone with Tucker at power forward quite a bit since they signed him, but most of the time it's when he's next to Ibaka. Tucker isn't exactly a stats guy for fantasy unless he's racking up the steals, but he has to be pumped about getting some playoff action. "I know the intensity goes up but my intensity never goes down. So for me, I'm excited about it," Tucker said about the upcoming playoff run. Tucker still isn't going to be worth owning in most fantasy leagues. Rotoworld.com Thursday, 8:15 pm
  • Seth Curry in the starting lineup
    Seth Curry (shoulder) is in the starting lineup against the Clippers on Thursday.

    Advice: He had a minor shoulder injury against the Warriors, but there was no word of any lingering damage heading into this game. While he has been struggling, get him in your lineup. Rotoworld.com Thursday, 5:25 pm
  • P.J. Tucker likely to start for Serge Ibaka
    P.J. Tucker is likely to start for Serge Ibaka against the Heat on Thursday.

    Advice: Ibaka is serving his one-game suspension for throwing a punch earlier this week. The Raptors can get away with going smaller against the Heat with the Heat not having many options at power forward. Besides Tucker, there should be more minutes going to Norman Powell and Pat Patterson may also play slightly more. Without Serge, Jonas Valanciunas should also play more against Hassan Whiteside, assuming he can go.Daily Slant: With Ibaka out of action, Tucker figures to see more than 30 minutes of court time and sets up as one of the best punt plays at the SF spot on Thursday. He's not typically a strong per-minute producer, but his 0.79 FPPM with Lowry/Ibaka off the floor this month would be enough for him to hit value. Patrick Patterson should also see increased run off the bench, but his ceiling is fairly limited. Rotoworld.com Thursday, 3:11 pm
  • Rodney Hood struggles in 21 minutes Wednesday
    Rodney Hood had another forgettable game on Wednesday, logging 21 minutes to finish with three points on 1-of-4 shooting, three rebounds, one assist and one turnover.

    Advice: Hood was in foul trouble during his return from a knee injury on Monday, but tonight he was the victim of his own inefficiency -- Joe Ingles played 25 minutes, Joe Johnson played 23 minutes, and even Alec Burks logged 19 scoreless minutes. With his uninspiring play and recurring knee soreness, Hood is tough to trust if you're battling for the fantasy playoffs. Rotoworld.com Wednesday, 11:03 pm
  • Tyreke Evans scores 18 points
    Tyreke Evans scored 18 points with three rebounds, two assists and two 3-pointers in 21 minutes against the Bucks on Wednesday.

    Advice: He did not play in the previous two games and will continue to be rested going forward. Evans will be a free agent this summer and it'll be interesting to see who pays up for him with all of his injury history. Rotoworld.com Wednesday, 10:00 pm
  • Buddy Hield scores 21 points vs. Bucks
    Buddy Hield scored 21 points with four rebounds, two assists and two 3-pointers in 35 minutes against the Bucks on Wednesday.

    Advice: It's his best scoring game as a King. Hield has seen his shot total rise with at least 12 in each of his last three games as coach Dave Joerger gives his rookie more responsibility. Hield also has a steal in three straight and only 1.0 turnovers in that span, as well. His fantasy value isn't all that great because he doesn't do too much outside of scoring, but feel free to give him a look if you need some points and treys. Rotoworld.com Wednesday, 9:53 pm
  • Bojan Bogdanovic gets five points Wednesday
    Bojan Bogdanovic scored five points in 15 minutes on Wednesday, going 2-of-6 from the field with one 3-pointer, two rebounds and two turnovers.

    Advice: Bogdanovic was riding a 10-game streak with double-digit points, but he took a backseat in the rotation tonight -- the Wizards deployed 10 players, and only Brandon Jennings logged fewer minutes than Bojan. This is a perfect example of his hollow fantasy value, as he doesn't help you when he's not scoring. Rotoworld.com Wednesday, 8:37 pm
  • Marco Belinelli gets 20 points in 21 minutes
    Marco Belinelli scored 20 points in just 21 minutes during Wednesday's road win, hitting 5-of-9 FGs and 7-of-8 FTs with three 3-pointers, three rebounds, one assist and one steal.

    Advice: Belinelli came in ice cold from the field but he scored 16 points in the first half alone, helping to keep the Hornets close despite his teammates' struggles. The veteran rarely does much beyond scoring and hitting a handful of 3-pointers, and there should be better specialists available in most leagues. Rotoworld.com Wednesday, 6:42 pm
  • Tyreke Evans (ankle) will play vs. Milwaukee
    Tyreke Evans (ankle) will play vs. the Bucks on Wednesday.

    Advice: Evans went scoreless in 14 minutes his last time out, and even if his ankle has fully recovered he's a dubious fantasy option at this stage of the season. Rotoworld.com Wednesday, 5:13 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. Rotoworld.com Tuesday, 10:35 pm
  • Jamal Crawford scores 15 points
    Jamal Crawford scored 15 points on 6-of-10 shooting vs. the Lakers on Tuesday, adding two rebounds, three assists, one steal and three triples in 30 minutes.

    Advice: If you picked him up to take advantage of a five-game week for the Clippers, you should be feeling pretty good because he had 14 points, one triple and one steal on Monday. He has taken advantage of some garbage time in both games, so just keep in mind that he likely won't be this good in his next three games this week. Rotoworld.com Tuesday, 10:28 pm
  • J.J. Redick scores 24 w/ four triples
    J.J. Redick scored 24 points with three rebounds, one steal and four triples vs. the Lakers on Tuesday.

    Advice: He did all of his damage in 18 minutes and didn't touch the floor in the fourth quarter of the lopsided win. Redick finished 7-of-9 from the field and 6-of-6 from the line, and with three more games on the schedule this week, his owners should be off to a great start. Rotoworld.com Tuesday, 10:22 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. Rotoworld.com Tuesday, 9:00 pm
  • Seth faces off with Steph, hurts shoulder
    Seth Curry started against brother Stephen Curry on Tuesday and hit 4-of-12 shots and a 3-pointer for 10 points, three boards, four assists and a steal in 27 minutes of Tuesday's 112-87 blowout loss to the Warriors.

    Advice: Seth on facing off against Steph: "It was a lot of fun until the game started and they were beating up on us." On a serious note, Curry suffered some sort of left shoulder injury during the game and said it was sore afterwards. We're going to throw him on the injury report, so make sure he's good to go before the Mavs face the Clippers on Thursday. He dealt with shoulder issues earlier this season, so it's definitely something to keep an eye on. Rotoworld.com Tuesday, 8:44 pm
  • Andre Iguodala (hip) ruled out Tuesday
    Andre Iguodala (left hip strain) has been ruled out of Tuesday's game vs. the Mavs.

    Advice: This is the first we've heard of a hip injury for Iggy. We should get an update on its severity soon. Iguodala has missed a few games to rest this season but has been remarkably healthy all year long. With Kevin Durant (knee) already sidelined, this leaves the Warriors a bit thin at small forward. Patrick McCaw and Matt Barnes will both see an uptick in minutes, but it would be difficult to place too much trust in either player. Daily Slant: With Durant and Iguodala off the floor this season, Klay Thompson leads the Warriors in usage at 32.2%, and produces at a 1.17 FPPM clip compared to a 1.11 FPPM mark for back-court mate Stephen Curry. Ian Clark carries a considerably higher usage rate (25.6%) than either Matt Barnes (17.0%) or Patrick McCaw (15.2%) in that split, but targeting any of those three players is best left for GPP play. Rotoworld.com Tuesday, 9:51 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. Rotoworld.com Monday, 10:14 pm
  • Foul trouble limits Rodney Hood
    Rodney Hood (knee) was in the starting five Monday in Indiana, and he finished with 11 points, two rebounds and a pair of 3-pointers over 16 minutes.

    Advice: Hood was limited to 16 minutes due to foul trouble, not his ailing knee. That meant Joe Ingles, who Hood supplanted in the lineup, saw more action. It might be a slow go for Hood to knock off the rust and get back into the swing of things, but he is a decent play when he is active and healthy. Rotoworld.com Monday, 7:21 pm
  • Rodney Hood starting, Joe Ingles to the bench
    Rodney Hood (knee) will return to the starting lineup following a two-game stint on the sidelines for Monday's matchup with Indiana, sending Joe Ingles back to the bench.

    Advice: Hood has been a frustrating guy to own this season, but at the very least, he could be someone to consider deploying as a deep league streamer or DFS punt play. George Hill, Gordon Hayward, Joe Johnson and Rudy Gobert will join Hood in the starting five for tonight's game. Rotoworld.com Monday, 3:31 pm
  • Rodney Hood (knee) expected to play Monday
    Rodney Hood (knee) is expected to play Monday vs. the Pacers.

    Advice: Hood has spent the past two games on the sidelines with a sore right knee, but it sounds like he'll be back in action tonight, which will likely result in Joe Ingles heading back to the bench and there won't be as many minutes available for Joe Johnson. Hood has been woefully inconsistent this season, but if you've got someone to cut in a deep league, he could be someone to take a flier on. Rotoworld.com Monday, 2:58 pm
  • Rodney Hood (knee) questionable for Monday
    Rodney Hood (knee) is questionable for Monday's game vs. the Pacers.

    Advice: He can't shake this knee issue and even if does manage to play tonight, he will likely get some DNPs down the stretch. He's too frustrating to trust in the fantasy playoffs in standard leagues. Joe Ingles will be a solid streaming option if Hood is ruled out. Rotoworld.com Monday, 9:04 am
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