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  • Nick Young will pick up a DNP-CD Tuesday
    Nick Young will pick up yet another DNP-CD on Tuesday.

    Advice: Young has only managed to get into the rotation twice over the Lakers past eight games, but Luke Walton did say he hasn't officially shut down Young just yet, and that at some point he may be able to return to the rotation. However, until that happens, Swaggy-DNP is safe to leave on the waiver wire in all formats. Rotoworld.com Today, 11:35 am
  • Corey Brewer will start Tuesday vs. Wizards
    Corey Brewer will remain in the starting lineup for Tuesday's game against Washington, with Brandon Ingram (knee) unavailable.

    Advice: Brewer put up three points, two boards, one assist, one steal, one triple and two blocks through 19 minutes as a starter his last time out, so he can't be considered a viable target in most leagues. Rotoworld.com Today, 11:16 am
  • Korver (foot) says there has been 'progress'
    Kyle Korver (foot) will miss the Cavs next three games, but he says he's seen "progress" and is hopeful he won't miss the remainder of the regular season.

    Advice: "I’m hopeful just a few days here to completely shut down and not trying to test it out and see how it feels," said Korver. "It’s just not quite where it needs to be for me to play like I’m really being me. Everyone keeps saying we’re going to play basketball for a long time. Get it right for the playoffs." Korver said the training staff is trying out new pads in his shoes to alleviate the soreness. J.R Smith will continue to start and log heavy minutes. Rotoworld.com Today, 9:22 am
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  • Splitter may make season debut on Tuesday
    Tiago Splitter (calf) went through shootaround this morning and may make his 2016-17 season debut on Tuesday vs. the Nets.

    Advice: Splitter, who has not appeared in an NBA game since January of 2016, has slowly inched his way closer to a return to the court. Splitter has very limited fantasy value, as he'd only see sparse minutes off the bench behind Richaun Holmes and Shawn Long. Rotoworld.com Today, 9:11 am
  • Dion Waiters (ankle) still without timetable
    Dion Waiters (ankle) had an MRI, which came back negative, but is still without a timetable for his return.

    Advice: The Heat only have nine games left this season, including a back-to-back on Tuesday and Wednesday. Waiters is running out of time to get back in the mix. Josh Richardson will continue to start and log heavy minutes in his absence. Rotoworld.com Today, 8:59 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 Today, 7:55 am
  • Joakim Noah could start suspension Wednesday
    Joakim Noah could begin serving his 20-game suspension for failing a drug test as soon as Wednesday.

    Advice: The Knicks are motivated to get Noah medically cleared so he can begin serving his suspension as soon as possible. Noah was examined by team doctors prior to Monday's game. If he is cleared to practice on Tuesday, then the league will start the clock on his suspension beginning Wednesday. The Knicks have eight games left this season, which would mean Noah would only miss the first 12 games of 2017-18. No matter what, Noah will not see the court again this season, so he should be left on waivers in all leagues. Rotoworld.com Today, 6:27 am
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  • Danny Green returned to action on Monday March 27. Rotoworld.com Today, 12:46 am
  • Georgios Papagiannis does not play
    Georgios Papagiannis was listed as a DNP-CD in Monday's game against the Grizzlies.

    Advice: Papagiannis was pretty hot coming into the game, but head coach Dave Joerger mostly relied upon his veterans in this matchup against the team which unceremoniously dumped him last May after three seasons. The rookie had been playing very well lately, especially with Kosta Koufos resting in two of the past three games. Don't give up on Papagiannis if you recently added him, as Koufos will likely see more rest in the final days of the season with the rookie seeing plenty of run. Rotoworld.com Yesterday, 10:52 pm
  • Anthony Davis scores 36 w/ 17 boards in loss
    Anthony Davis' 36 points weren't enough in a 108-100 loss to the Jazz on Monday.

    Advice: AD did everything he could, finishing 12-of-23 from the field and 11-of-14 from the line with 17 rebounds, three assists, three steals, three blocks and one triple in 41 minutes. This was his third straight game with 30+ points and 15+ rebounds which is tied for the 2nd longest streak in the last 20 seasons. The loss means the Pelicans are now 4.5 games behind the No. 8 seed (Blazers) with eight games remaining, so Davis' owners do have to worry about a potential shut-down once his team is mathematically eliminated. Rotoworld.com Yesterday, 10:47 pm
  • Shelvin Mack (ankle) returns to action
    Shelvin Mack (ankle) returned to action on Monday vs. the Pelicans and finished with zero points and one rebound in three minutes.

    Advice: He hasn't played in six weeks, but got a chance tonight with Alec Burks (personal) away from the team. Mack can be left on the wire in most leagues as he clearly isn't in Utah's plans going forward. Rotoworld.com Yesterday, 10:40 pm
  • Gobert scores 20 w/ 19 boards and 5 blocks
    Rudy Gobert was dominant against the Pelicans on Monday with 20 points on 8-of-11 shooting, 19 rebounds, one assist, one steal and five blocks in 40 minutes.

    Advice: Gobert publicly called out some of his teammates after Saturday's loss to the Clippers for not competing, but the Jazz held a team meeting after those comments and Gobert later apologized to his teammates. "For us to have players that have passion is a good thing," Jazz coach Quin Snyder said. "We’ve talked about the best way to communication to one another. In that moment, I think Rudy was emotional and enthusiastic after the game." The Jazz looked cohesive tonight and Gobert was "set straight" by his teammates, so this shouldn't be an issue going forward. Rotoworld.com Yesterday, 10:25 pm
  • Skal Labissiere doesn't see much time
    Skal Labissiere finished with just three points and two rebounds in nine minutes off the bench in Monday's 91-90 win against the Grizzlies.

    Advice: Labissiere ran into foul trouble, picking up three personals in his brief time on the floor and he didn't play in the second half. Couple that with the fact head coach Dave Joerger wanted this one badly against his former employer, and it wasn't the best night to own stock in the rookie out of Kentucky. Better days are ahead. Rotoworld.com Yesterday, 10:23 pm
  • Garrett Temple doesn't do much with time
    Garrett Temple played 34 minutes in Monday's 91-90 win against the Grizzlies, but he finished with just six points, four rebounds, three assists, a steal and a blocked shot.

    Advice: Temple was leaned upon heavily for his veteran presence in a game head coach Dave Joerger wanted badly against his former team, but Temple misfired on eight of his 10 field goal attempts. When Arron Afflalo (personal) or Tyreke Evans (rest) return it will mean a lesser role - and fantasy appeal - for Temple. Rotoworld.com Yesterday, 10:20 pm
  • Joe Ingles scores 19 points, hits five treys
    Joe Ingles started in place of Gordon Hayward (quad) in Monday's 108-100 win over the Pelicans and scored 19 points in 35 minutes.

    Advice: The Jazz were running a lot of offense through him down the stretch and he delivered, scoring 10 of his 19 points in the fourth quarter -- he even hit a step-back jumper over Anthony Davis in the final two minutes. He finished 7-of-13 from the field and hit all five of his 3-pointers, adding four rebounds, four assists and one steal. He won't be this good, but give him a look if we learn that Hayward will miss more time. Ingles averaged 9.4 points, 3.9 rebounds, 3.2 assists, 1.7 steals and 2.0 triples in 20 previous starts this season. Rotoworld.com Yesterday, 10:12 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 Yesterday, 9:00 pm
  • Garrett Temple starting Monday vs. Memphis
    Garrett Temple is in the starting lineup for Monday's game against the Grizzlies.

    Advice: Temple should do some heavy lifting with Arron Afflalo (personal) and Tyreke Evans (rest) in street clothes. While his role might be fairly significant for this game, he isn't someone to rely upon down the stretch. The Kings are likely to lean heavily upon their youth to get a jump on the 2017-18 season. Rotoworld.com Yesterday, 7:35 pm
  • Shelvin Mack (ankle) is available
    Shelvin Mack (ankle) is available on Monday vs. the Pelicans.

    Advice: He's been sidelined for nearly six weeks and isn't a lock to see the court tonight even with Alec Burks (personal) and Gordon Hayward (quad) out. Leave Mack on the wire. Rotoworld.com Yesterday, 6:33 pm
  • Joe Ingles starting for Gordon Hayward (quad)
    Joe Ingles will start in place of Gordon Hayward (quad) on Monday vs. the Pelicans.

    Advice: The Jazz will start George Hill, Rodney Hood, Ingles, Boris Diaw and Rudy Gobert. Ingles is worth a look if you need some stream some assists, steals and triples, as he's averaging 9.4 points, 3.9 rebounds, 3.2 assists, 1.7 steals and 2.0 triples in 20 starts this season. Rotoworld.com Yesterday, 6:00 pm
  • Kyle Korver (foot) out at least 3 more games
    Kyle Korver (foot) will miss at least the next three games for Cleveland.

    Advice: Korver is going to miss Monday's game in San Antonio, Thursday's game in Chicago and Friday's game against Philadelphia, and with the Cavs saying "at least three games," it seems there's a good chance he could miss Sunday's matchup with Indiana as well. Iman Shumpert (knee) will be joining Korver on the sidelines tonight, so J.R. Smith should get all the minutes he can handle. At this point in the fantasy season, Korver isn't worth hanging onto in most leagues. Rotoworld.com Yesterday, 3:35 pm
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  • 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 Yesterday, 3:24 pm
  • Joakim Noah (knee) could practice on Tuesday
    Jeff Hornacek said there's a possibility that Joakim Noah (knee) will be able to return to practice on Tuesday.

    Advice: Noah was initially given a 3-4 week timetable after undergoing arthroscopic surgery on his left knee, and Sunday marked the end of Week-4. He's going to be re-evaluated by the Knicks training staff tomorrow morning, and if cleared to play, he'll be able to begin serving his 20-game suspension. Noah will not play again this season, so he's safe to leave on the waiver wire in all formats. Rotoworld.com Yesterday, 3:13 pm
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  • Kyle Korver (foot) will be re-evaluated Thurs
    Kyle Korver (foot) said he will be re-evaluated prior to Thursday night's game vs. the Bulls.

    Advice: Korver will not play Monday vs. San Antonio, so J.R. Smith should be looking at minutes in the 30s tonight. Korver has now undergone two MRIs on his sore left foot, both of which have come back clean, but he acknowledged that his foot "never really felt all the way right," when he returned on March 19 from a seven-game absence. With the Cavs focused on the Finals, Korver may not play again during the regular-season, so he's a cut candidate in all leagues. Rotoworld.com Yesterday, 11:36 am
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  • Tiago Splitter recalled from the D-League
    Tiago Splitter has been recalled from the D-League.

    Advice: Splitter may be able to earn limited minutes off the 76ers bench at some point, but it's highly unlikely that he'll get enough minutes to matter in any league this season. Leave him on the wire. Rotoworld.com Yesterday, 11:25 am
  • Kyle Korver (foot) ruled out for Monday
    Kyle Korver (foot) will not play on Monday vs. the Spurs.

    Advice: Not good. He's dealing with left foot soreness again, the same issue that sidelined him for seven games earlier this month. Fantasy owners can't mess around during the playoffs, and considering coach Tyronn Lue doesn't know when the sharpshooter will return, it makes sense to evaluate other options. With Iman Shumpert (sore right knee) considered questionable, J.R. Smith should get a lot of burn. Rotoworld.com Yesterday, 8:12 am
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  • Corey Brewer starts for Brandon Ingram (knee)
    Corey Brewer started Sunday's game in place of Brandon Ingram (right knee), finishing with three points, two rebounds, one assist, one steal, one 3-pointer and two blocks in 19 minutes.

    Advice: Brewer might have played more if the game were close, but the veteran got a long rest with the score out of hand in the second half. He's not a fantasy option, even if Ingram misses more games. Rotoworld.com Sunday, 9:38 pm
  • 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
  • Anthony Davis goes for 31 and 15 on Sunday
    Anthony Davis hit 12-of-17 shots from the floor to finish with 31 points, 15 rebounds, three assists and a blocked shot over 28 minutes in Sunday's 115-90 win in Denver.

    Advice: Davis has 14 games with 30 or more points and 15 or more rebounds, most in the NBA. The 25-point margin of victory was the largest of the season for the Pelicans, as they pulled within four games of the Nuggets for a playoff spot with nine games remaining. Davis stepped up and helped the Pelicans stay alive, and they're now 3-0 in games when DeMarcus Cousins (ankle) is sidelined. Rotoworld.com Sunday, 7:24 pm
  • Corey Brewer starting for Brandon Ingram
    Corey Brewer will start Sunday's game in place of Brandon Ingram (patellar tendinitis).

    Advice: David Nwaba should also get a significant boost with Ingram on the sidelines, and we might even see Nick Young or Metta World Peace get a few minutes. This is a situation to avoid in the vast majority of fantasy scenarios. Rotoworld.com Sunday, 6:05 pm
  • Shelvin Mack (ankle) iffy to return on Monday
    Shelvin Mack (ankle) is questionable to play vs. the Pelicans on Monday.

    Advice: Mack hasn't played in over a month and we're considering him out indefinitely until we've seen him on the court. Rotoworld.com Sunday, 5:49 pm
  • Skal Labissiere quiet as fill-in starter Sun
    Skal Labissiere started Sunday's road game but fouled out in 19 minutes with just two points on 1-of-7 shooting, four rebounds and one assist.

    Advice: Kosta Koufos was resting so there were extra minutes available for Skal as a starter, but he couldn't get out of his own way with the fouls. It's just the second time in seven games that he's been held to single-digit points, and he was coming off a near triple-double, so most owners should give him a pass. Expect a bounce-back effort vs. the Bucks on Wednesday. Rotoworld.com Sunday, 3:59 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
  • Skal Labissiere will start Sunday vs. LAC
    Skal Labissiere will be in the starting lineup for Sunday's game against the Clippers.

    Advice: Kosta Koufos is getting a rest day, so Labissiere might be able to flirt with minutes in the 30s tonight. Joining him in the starting five will be Darren Collison, Buddy Hield, Tyreke Evans and Willie Cauley-Stein, with Ty Lawson shifting to the second unit. Labissiere is coming off a 10-point, 10-board, eight-dime game, so he could be someone to consider streaming. Rotoworld.com Sunday, 12:43 pm
  • Kyle Korver doesn't get much vs. Wizards
    Kyle Korver scored 10 points with two rebounds and three 3-pointers in 21 minutes against the Wizards on Saturday.

    Advice: His playing time didn't change much even with Iman Shumpert (knee) not playing in this game. Korver isn't getting enough usage or minutes to be counted on while the Cavs are close to 100 percent. Rotoworld.com Saturday, 7:13 pm
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  • Rudy Gobert scores 26 with 14 boards
    Rudy Gobert had very little help during a 108-95 loss to the Clippers on Saturday, scoring 26 points with 14 rebounds, one assist and two blocks in 36 minutes.

    Advice: The Jazz probably would've lost by 35 without the Stifle Tower today. While he is known for his defense, Gobert's offense has reached a new height with his 22.5 usage rate, 20.6 offensive rebounding percentage and a 69.3 true shooting percentage over his last five. Advanced stats aside, that translates to box-score averages of 22.0 points, 15.0 boards, 4.2 blocks and 0.6 steals. He's a fantasy monster right now. Rotoworld.com Saturday, 3:28 pm
  • Joe Ingles hurts right elbow
    Joe Ingles (right elbow) scored one point with three rebounds, five assists and one steal in 27 minutes against the Clippers on Saturday.

    Advice: He looked to suffer a non-contact injury to his non-shooting elbow and left the game after the injury. Ingles didn't get treatment or medical attention after he checked out, and he did return shortly afterwards. For now, Ingles sounds like he's going to be OK. If Gordon Hayward (knee) does need to miss time, Ingles would be asked to step up. Rotoworld.com Saturday, 3:04 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
  • Hornacek hopes Noah will be cleared soon
    Coach Jeff Hornacek said on Saturday that he believes that Joakim Noah (knee) will be medically cleared to return this season.

    Advice: Getting Noah cleared is now a priority for the Knicks, as Noah's drug-related suspension can begin only once he is deemed physically able to play. If Noah is not cleared prior to the end of this season, he will have to serve the full 20-game suspension in 2017-18. Rotoworld.com Saturday, 9:03 am
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  • Noah's suspension will not begin immediately
    The NBA announced on Saturday that Joakim Noah's 20-game suspension for a drug violation will begin only when Noah is "eligible and physically able to play."

    Advice: It was initially reported late Friday night that Noah would begin serving his suspension immediately, which meant he would be suspended for the final 10 games of this season and the first 10 games of the 2017-18 campaign. However, the Knicks have to prove he is actually able to play before the suspension can commence. Noah had knee surgery back on Feb. 27, and it was assumed he'd miss the rest of the regular season. It will be interesting to see if the Knicks attempt to prove he is "game ready" over the next few weeks. Rotoworld.com Saturday, 7:47 am
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  • 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
  • Papagiannis gets career-high 27 minutes
    Georgios Papagiannis played a career-high 27 minutes against the Warriors on Friday, scoring seven points with four rebounds, one assist and one block.

    Advice: With Kosta Koufos having another bad game, it probably won't be long until Papagiannis is starting. He's been a great offensive rebounder lately and does have a 19.2 usage rate since he's been freed in his last four. Papagiannis isn't going to be consistent, but he could be a double-double guy with a block going forward. Rotoworld.com Saturday, 12:04 am
  • More Skal stats coming?
    Skal Labissiere handed out a career-high eight assists against the Warriors on Friday, adding 10 points, 10 rebounds and one block in 27 minutes.

    Advice: It was very clear he was being used differently in this game. When Labissiere does get the ball, it's not usually in a set and most of it is when the game is out of hand. However, coach Dave Joerger made it seem like there will be some changes. "I think we've got to play through him," Joerger said. Labissiere should make an impact going forward for owners in standard leagues. Rotoworld.com Friday, 11:44 pm
  • Anthony Davis scores 33 points vs. HOU
    Anthony Davis scored 33 points during a 117-107 loss to the Rockets on Friday, adding 16 rebounds, one assist, three steals and one block in 41 minutes.

    Advice: That's four straight double-doubles for Davis, who hasn't really dropped off at all with Boogie Cousins back in the last three games. In those three, Davis averaged 26.7 points, 13.3 boards, 1.0 steals and 0.3 blocks. The drop in blocks could be due to Boogie because he's away from the basket more often, though. The bad news is the Pelicans are basically out of the playoffs, sitting in the No. 11 spot and trailing the Nuggets by 5.0 games. Rotoworld.com Friday, 11:20 pm
  • NBA suspends Joakim Noah for 20 games
    The NBA has suspended Joakim Noah 20 games for violating its anti-drug program.

    Advice: This means he will be suspended for the final 10 games of this season and the first 10 games of the 2017-18 season. Noah tested positive for an over-the-counter supplement that is prohibited under the CBA, but he cooperated fully with the league’s probe and the National Basketball Players Association’s investigation concluded that Noah hadn’t "knowingly or willingly" violated the policy. Noah is still recovering from arthroscopic surgery on his left knee that he had on Feb. 27, and while he wasn't expected to return this season anyways, he recently started running and conditioning. That contract is looking pretty awful right now. Rotoworld.com Friday, 11:08 pm
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  • 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
  • Shelvin Mack questionable for Saturday
    Shelvin Mack (ankle) is questionable to play against the Clippers on Saturday.

    Advice: The Jazz won't need Mack anyway with George Hill somewhat healthy against Chris Paul. Rotoworld.com Friday, 12:29 pm
  • Dion Waiters (ankle) is 'progressing'
    Dion Waiters (ankle) is reportedly "progressing in the right direction," but there is still no timetable for his return.

    Advice: Waiters has missed three straight games due to the ankle issue. "He’s feeling better," coach Erik Spoelstra said on Thursday. "Some of the swelling is starting to come down. But there still is no timetable." Josh Richardson is the primary benefactor here. J-Rich continues to start and play heavy minutes in Waiters absence. Rotoworld.com Friday, 6:30 am
  • 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
  • Dion Waiters (ankle) in a walking boot
    Dion Waiters (ankle) was in a walking boot on Thursday.

    Advice: The good news is Waiters was not on crutches. The Heat have not revealed a timetable on Waiters, but he's likely out for multiple games. With him out, Josh Richardson should benefit the most while Wayne Ellington should have more shots going his way. J-Rich is worth a long look in standard leagues. Rotoworld.com Thursday, 3:40 pm
  • Dion Waiters (ankle) still has no timetable
    Dion Waiters (ankle) still has no timetable to return.

    Advice: The good news is that the swelling is down and coach Erik Spoelstra said he's "feeling better." With Waiters out, Josh Richardson has emerged as the clear pickup in his absence. Richardson is averaging 12.0 points, 2.0 assists, 1.0 blocks, 0.5 steals and 1.5 triples in his last two games. Rotoworld.com Thursday, 8:56 am
  • Rudy Gobert scores 35 pts, makes 13-of-14 FGs
    Rudy Gobert erupted for a career-high 35 points vs. the Knicks on Wednesday, making 13-of-14 FGs and 9-of-12 FTs with 13 rebounds, four blocks, one assist and one steal in 38 minutes.

    Advice: New York started small with Kristaps Porzingis at center and they never found an answer for Gobert in the paint -- all 14 of his shots came within the restricted area. Rudy is the seventh player since 1987 to have scored 35+ points while shooting at least 90 percent, joining the company of Alonzo Mourning, Scottie Pippen, Cedric Ceballos, Charles Barkley, Reggie Miller and Dwight Howard. As a reminder, he's still just 24 years old. Rotoworld.com Wednesday, 10:59 pm
  • Skal Labissiere scores eight points
    Skal Labissiere scored eight points in the starting lineup against the Bucks on Wednesday, adding eight rebounds, one assist and two steals in 31 minutes during a 116-98 loss.

    Advice: With Kosta Koufos resting, Labissiere was able to make his third NBA start. In his previous two, he only averaged 10.5 points, 6.0 boards, 2.5 blocks and 0.5 steals in just 17.5 minutes. He is clearly earning more run and the Kings will continue to rest players to allow Skal to play more. He's worth a long look in standard leagues. Rotoworld.com Wednesday, 10:08 pm
  • Garrett Temple comes off the bench
    Garrett Temple scored 12 points with three rebounds, three assists, one steal and two 3-pointers against the Bucks on Wednesday.

    Advice: It's tough to count on any Kings vet right now with how the front office finally is getting to play the youth. Temple can remain on the wire in just about all fantasy leagues. Rotoworld.com Wednesday, 10:03 pm
  • Papa G blocks a couple shots
    Georgios Papagiannis made 2-of-9 from the field for four points with seven rebounds and two blocks in 23 minutes against the Bucks on Wednesday.

    Advice: With Kosta Koufos getting the night off, the Kings gave their rookie plenty of run during this game. Papagiannis still isn't very effective on the offensive end, but he is improving and does have some upside for blocks and boards. He's worth a look in deep leagues. Rotoworld.com Wednesday, 9:57 pm
  • Kyle Korver (foot) scores nine points on Wed
    Kyle Korver (sore left foot) returned to action on Wednesday with nine points on 3-of-9 shooting, including a 3-of-8 mark from downtown.

    Advice: "A lot of my shots are turning over this left shoulder," Korver said, explaining the cause of his recent injury. "That’s kind of the foot I’m planting on more. I think that’s kind of where I get the wear and tear I’ve had over the years." Korver logged 19 minutes in his return but he should be in the mid- to high-20s before long. Rotoworld.com Wednesday, 8:54 pm
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  • Garrett Temple to bench on Wednesday
    Garrett Temple will come off the bench on Wednesday.

    Advice: Arron Afflalo is getting the start tonight, and this effectively erases Temple's faint fantasy appeal. Rotoworld.com Wednesday, 7:31 pm
  • Collison, Hield, Afflalo, Skal & WCS starting
    Darren Collison, Buddy Hield, Arron Afflalo, Skal Labissiere and Willie Cauley-Stein are starting against the Bucks on Wednesday.

    Advice: The Kings are resting Kosta Koufos, so Skal should be getting some good minutes in the first unit. The Kings should also roll with Georgios Papagiannis off the bench. Skal is worth a look in standard leagues. Rotoworld.com Wednesday, 7:30 pm
  • Kyle Korver (foot) will play against Nuggets
    Kyle Korver (foot) will play against the Nuggets on Wednesday night.

    Advice: It will be his first action since Mar. 6. With Korver back, it'll be interesting to see how coach Ty Lue divides the minutes on the wing. Korver will have a lower upside, but he should be a solid specialist for treys going forward. Rotoworld.com Wednesday, 4:36 pm
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  • Dion Waiters out again for Thursday
    Dion Waiters (ankle) will not play on Thursday against the Raptors.

    Advice: He's coming along just fine and the team may not give him an MRI this week. As of Wednesday, he doesn't have an MRI scheduled, so maybe Waiters is more day-to-day. Josh Richardson is a solid add in standard leagues and dropped 14 points on Tuesday. Rotoworld.com Wednesday, 2:15 pm
  • Kyle Korver (foot) questionable Wednesday
    Coach Tyronn Lue said he was unsure whether Kyle Korver (sore left foot) will be able to play Wednesday night vs. the Nuggets.

    Advice: Korver has not played since March 6th due to the foot injury. He did state that he felt "a lot better" on Tuesday, so Korver is clearly headed in the right direction. We may be looking at a game-time decision Wednesday night. The issue for Korver owners is that even once he is fully healthy and active, Korver will have to divvy up minutes with J.R. Smith and Iman Shumpert. Thus, it will be very difficult for him to match the numbers he was putting up his first few weeks in Cleveland. Rotoworld.com Wednesday, 9:58 am
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  • 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. Rotoworld.com Wednesday, 8:46 am
  • Nick Young (illness) picks up a DNP-CD
    Nick Young (illness) picked up a DNP-CD on Tuesday vs. the Clippers.

    Advice: He was healthy enough to play and coach Luke Walton said he was "available," but they probably wanted to take a look at David Nwaba. Young can be left on the wire in most leagues and this probably won't be his last DNP going forward. Rotoworld.com Tuesday, 11:05 pm
  • Anthony Davis scores 19 points in 40 minutes
    Anthony Davis played through an illness on Tuesday vs. the Grizzlies and led his team to a 95-82 win with 19 points.

    Advice: DeMarcus Cousins carried the Pelicans with 41 points, but AD deserves a lot of credit for playing even though he clearly wasn't 100 percent. He finished 9-of-18 from the field after a rough start to the game, adding 13 rebounds in 40 minutes. The Pelicans are only 3.5 games behind the Nuggets for the No. 8 seed, so Davis will finish the season strong if his team remains competitive. Rotoworld.com Tuesday, 8:39 pm
  • Nick Young (illness) is 'available' Tuesday
    Nick Young (illness) is "available" for Tuesday's game vs. the Clippers.

    Advice: When asked if Young would actually play, coach Luke Walton wouldn't commit to it. The Lakers just signed David Nwaba to a two-year deal Tuesday, so Young's illness may give the team an excuse to take a long look at the rookie guard. Rotoworld.com Tuesday, 6:35 pm
  • Dion Waiters spotted without walking boot
    Dion Waiters (ankle) was spotted without a walking boot on Tuesday.

    Advice: Waiters is still on crutches, and his ankle is still swollen, but he was at least able to put some weight on his injured left ankle while making his way through the Miami locker room on Tuesday. Waiters remains without an official timetable to return, and him gingerly making his way through a locker room on crutches suggests that he's still not very close, so those without an IR-spot will need to strongly consider moving on from Waiters. Josh Richardson will continue to start in his place. Rotoworld.com Tuesday, 3:51 pm
  • Anthony Davis (illness) will play on Tuesday
    Anthony Davis (illness) will play Tuesday vs. the Grizzlies.

    Advice: Davis also got poked in the eye and hit in the shins during Sunday's game, but none of these ailments will force him to the sidelines. Make sure you've got The Brow active. Rotoworld.com Tuesday, 3:43 pm
  • Kyle Korver (left foot) feeling much better
    Kyle Korver (sore left foot) said on Tuesday that he was feeling "a lot better," and "well rested."

    Advice: Korver added that his foot is feeling stronger, and with him getting in a full practice on Tuesday, it's looking like there's a chance we could see him back in action on Wednesday night vs. the Nuggets. Korver was playing well prior to going down, but that was with J.R. Smith on the sidelines, so it could be tough for him to replicate that production fighting for minutes with Smith and Iman Shumpert. We should get another update following shootaround, but this is a wait-and-see situation in most leagues. Rotoworld.com Tuesday, 12:42 pm
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  • 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
  • Sixers assign Tiago Splitter to D-League
    The Sixers have assigned Tiago Splitter to their D-League affiliate.

    Advice: Philly has talked about getting a look at Splitter in practices and possibly in the D-League. However, Splitter has not appeared in an NBA game since January of 2016, so he obviously holds limited fantasy value. Rotoworld.com Tuesday, 8:54 am
  • Joe Ingles adjusts to bench role again
    Joe Ingles came off the bench in Monday's game at Indiana, scoring four points with seven rebounds and five assists over 27 minutes.

    Advice: Ingles wasn't terribly active on the offensive end, but he was busy on the glass and he even recorded a blocked shot. He still logged starter-type minutes as the first option off the bench, although that was partly due to Rodney Hood being in foul trouble. Ingles remains a decent play in deeper fantasy formats even in a reserve role, although obviously his appeal is much higher when Hood is on the shelf. Rotoworld.com Monday, 7:12 pm
  • Rudy Gobert swats eight shots vs. Indiana
    Rudy Gobert scored 16 points with 14 rebounds, three assists and a career-high eight blocked shots in Monday's 107-100 loss at Indiana.

    Advice: Gobert now has 13 blocked shots over his past two outings and a total of 19 over the past four games, much higher than his already impressive average of 2.5 swats per outing. He is averaging 16.3 points, 15.3 rebounds and 5.0 blocked shots over the past three games to really endear himself to his fantasy owners down the stretch. The only thing rotisserie owners can carp about is his dismal 5-of-13 mark at the charity stripe over the past three outings. Rotoworld.com Monday, 6:47 pm
  • Joe Ingles returns to the bench
    Joe Ingles will come off the bench on Monday vs. the Pacers.

    Advice: Rodney Hood (knee) is returning to action, but Derrick Favors (knee) is still out. The Jazz are playing more small ball with Joe Johnson at the four, so Ingles should still see a healthy amount of minutes. His upside isn't the greatest when Hood is active, though. Rotoworld.com Monday, 3:29 pm
  • Dion Waiters (ankle) ruled out for Tuesday
    Dion Waiters (left ankle) will not play Tuesday vs. the Suns.

    Advice: Waiters is still on crutches, and while he's hopeful that he'll be able to return before the end of the regular season, he's most certainly going to be looking at a multi-game absence here. Josh Richardson drew the start in his place on Sunday and finished with 10 points, one triple, two dimes, one steal, one block, one board and one turnover in 33 minutes, so he could be worth a look in deep leagues. Goran Dragic and Tyler Johnson should also be more active on offense. Unfortunately, Waiters is now a cut candidate in all leagues without an IR-spot. Rotoworld.com Monday, 1:26 pm
  • Nick Young (illness) practices on Monday
    Nick Young (illness) was a full participant during Monday's practice.

    Advice: Young sat out Sunday's loss to the Cavs, but it looks like there's a good chance he'll be back in action on Tuesday vs. the Clippers. If Swaggy P is able to play, that'll translate to fewer minutes for guys like David Nwaba and Corey Brewer. Rotoworld.com Monday, 1:03 pm
  • 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. Rotoworld.com Mar 20, 9:06 am
  • Corey Brewer grabs nine rebounds Sunday
    Corey Brewer scored nine points with nine rebounds and a steal in 19 minutes off the bench in Sunday's loss against Cleveland.

    Advice: Brewer had his best game in months, but it is still unlikely to move the needle for most fantasy owners. He is nothing more than a depth play in deeper fantasy leagues. Rotoworld.com Mar 19, 9:23 pm
  • Skal Labissiere hot from the floor
    Skal Labissiere ended up with 14 points and seven rebounds in Sunday's 118-102 loss against the Spurs.

    Advice: The rookie connected on seven of his nine field goal attempts and is now hitting 63.3 percent from the field (50-of-79) in 10 games in the month of March. Labissiere is logging plenty of time since the trade of fellow Kentucky alum DeMarcus Cousin to New Orleans and it's now his time to shine. He and another Wildcat, Willie Cauley-Stein, are the future in Sacramento in the middle. Rotoworld.com Mar 19, 7:56 pm
  • Garrett Temple hot from the perimeter
    Garrett Temple scored 15 points while hitting all three of his attempts from behind the arc in Sunday's 118-102 loss in San Antonio.

    Advice: Temple matched his best shooting night since returning from a long-term hamstring injury, and this was just the second time he played in a back-to-back situation since coming back March 5. The last time he struggled in both ends of the back-to-back, but he obviously excelled this time around. Rotoworld.com Mar 19, 7:17 pm
  • Georgios Papagiannis grabs 10 more boards
    Georgios Papagiannis scored six points with 10 rebounds, a steal and a blocked shots in 24 minutes against the Kings on Sunday.

    Advice: Head coach Dave Joerger has decided the remove the bubble wrap from the rookie and see what the Greek-born 7-footer can do. Papagiannis is averaging 10.0 points and 10.5 rebounds per game over his past two outings. If he continues to see 15-20 minutes per game, which is a good bet down the stretch, Papagiannis could be quite the addition for fantasy owners in deeper leagues in search of an effective big man, especially in rotisserie formats. Rotoworld.com Mar 19, 7:01 pm
  • Anthony Davis OK after minor injuries Sunday
    Anthony Davis survived a few minor injuries on Sunday to finish a 123-109 home victory with 28 points (11-of-16 FGs, 6-of-6 FTs), 12 rebounds, three assists and five turnovers.

    Advice: Davis got hit in the eye and banged shins with Karl-Anthony Towns, but neither injury cost him any time. We'll let you know if there's cause for concern. The good news is that the Pelicans' victory moves them closer to playoff contention, ensuring that New Orleans will do whatever they can to keep Davis on the court for a final push. Rotoworld.com Mar 19, 5:55 pm
  • Update: Nick Young (illness) ruled out Sunday
    Updating a previous report, Nick Young (illness) will not play vs. the Cavs on Sunday.

    Advice: Luke Walton said he wasn't sure who would take over Young's role, but it figures to be split between Jordan Clarkson and Tyler Ennis, with Brandon Ingram possibly playing a few more minutes. Consider Young day-to-day. Rotoworld.com Mar 19, 5:51 pm
  • Nick Young (illness) questionable for Sunday
    Nick Young (illness) is questionable for Sunday's game vs. the Cavaliers.

    Advice: The Lakers are embracing their young guys down the stretch, so it doesn't make much sense to play Young at less than 100 percent. Check back for updates closer to tip-off. If he sits out, expect Jordan Clarkson, Tyler Ennis and Brandon Ingram to cover his minutes. Rotoworld.com Mar 19, 4:52 pm
  • Dion Waiters (left ankle) is on crutches
    Dion Waiters (left ankle) is on crutches and is hoping he can return before the end of the regular season.

    Advice: Waiters said this ankle sprain is worse than his last one and he did break this ankle back in high school. The Heat are going to give him treatment every day and have not provided a timetable on his return. While Waiters is out, Josh Richardson gets a big chance and is starting on Sunday. If you need a guard and the wire dried up, J-Rich could be your guy with his nice upside. Rotoworld.com Mar 19, 2:27 pm
  • Kyle Korver remains out
    Kyle Korver (foot) remains out and said there's "still something in" his left foot.

    Advice: "It's getting better but it hasn't come along like I'd hoped," Korver said. "I should've stopped playing on it a week and a half earlier. Now that I'm out, we might as well let it come all the way back, but it just hasn't yet." Considering the Cavs have been careful with their guys, we're likely not going to see Korver for a few games at least. J.R. Smith and Iman Shumpert will play a little more. Rotoworld.com Mar 19, 9:45 am
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  • Andre Iguodala scores 15 off bench
    Andre Iguodala scored 15 points with four rebounds, four assists, one steal, two blocks and one 3-pointer in 30 minutes against the Bucks on Saturday.

    Advice: He may be one of the sneakiest players in fantasy right now with fourth-round value since the break. Iguodala does a little bit of everything, he's making his free throws at a reasonable rate and his 1.5 steals are top notch for a waiver add. Iggy should hold value for at least a couple weeks, but beware of some possible rest. Rotoworld.com Mar 18, 10:45 pm
  • Rudy Gobert drops 13 and 13 with 5 blocks
    Rudy Gobert blocked five shots in a 95-86 loss to the Bulls on Saturday, adding 13 points, 13 rebounds and two assists in 35 minutes.

    Advice: Since missing a game due to a bruised leg, Gobert has been hot with averages of 14.0 points, 12.8 boards and 3.0 blocks. The bad news is he's made just 46.2 percent from the line, though. Gobert not having Derrick Favors (knee) around has been helpful for his stats because he is 5.4 TS% better without him, has a better rebounding rate and a higher usage rate. Gobert should be a monster the rest of the way as the Jazz play for seeding. Rotoworld.com Mar 18, 8:53 pm
  • Joe Ingles scores 10 points in start
    Joe Ingles scored 10 points with three rebounds, five assists, one steal and one 3-pointer in 35 minutes against the Bulls on Saturday.

    Advice: The Jazz may continue to hold Rodney Hood (knee) out to play it safe for next month, which should allow Ingles to get minutes in the 30s. He was tied for the league lead in 3-point percentage, but going 1-of-5 tonight dropped him to second behind Otto Porter. Ingles is a decent player to ride in the short term, but his value will likely drop once the Jazz are whole again. Rotoworld.com Mar 18, 8:27 pm
  • Skal Labissiere scores 13 points
    Skal Labissiere scores 13 points during a 110-94 loss to the Thunder on Saturday, adding four rebounds and one assist in 18 minutes.

    Advice: While this line probably made his recent owners frown after a 32-point explosion in Phoenix on Wednesday, it could have been a lot worse. He committed three fouls in his five first-quarter minutes and really didn't have anything going until the fourth. Labissiere continues to show he has terrific moves in the halfcourt and the Kings are starting to feed him the ball more. The Kings are also using him in more lineup combinations as a small forward, which may help if the Kings decide to go with a very big lineup. Labissiere probably won't be a difference-making add, but he should be owned in standard leagues as the Kings try to identify what his limits are. Rotoworld.com Mar 18, 3:00 pm
  • Garrett Temple plays 28 minutes
    Garrett Temple scored seven points with three rebounds, four assists, three steals and one 3-pointer in 28 minutes against the Thunder on Saturday.

    Advice: He took some friendly fire from Kosta Koufos to the groin, but he was OK after a trip to the bench. While Temple did start, his time in the first unit likely won't be lasting very long. Even after a decent line today, he's not going to be worth owning in most leagues with the Kings going so young these days. Rotoworld.com Mar 18, 2:38 pm
  • Georgios Papagiannis logs first double-double
    Georgis Papagiannis turned in career-highs 14 points and 11 rebounds for his first NBA double-double of his career against the Thunder on Saturday, adding one assist, one block and one steal in 22 minutes.

    Advice: It was obviously his best game. His defense was better, he had his first make outside of the paint, showed an array of post moves, and only committed two fouls. The days of Papa G getting DNP-CDs are probably over and he's likely looking at close to 20 minutes in the short term and possibly more after that. It's also worth mentioning this game comes with both Anthony Tolliver and Kosta Koufos playing -- one or both will likely rest on Sunday. He's not quite worth adding in standard leagues, but he's trending up for owners in deeper formats. Rotoworld.com Mar 18, 2:27 pm
  • Garrett Temple back in the starting lineup
    Garrett Temple will start against the Thunder on Saturday.

    Advice: With Arron Afflalo out, there should be a decent amount of minutes going to Temple tonight. He's still not going to be a fantasy option with the Kings going young. Malachi Richardson (hamstring) returning would also take minutes from him Rotoworld.com Mar 18, 11:47 am
  • Dion Waiters (ankle) will not play on Sunday
    Dion Waiters (ankle) will not play against the Blazers on Sunday.

    Advice: He does not have a timetable to return right now and coach Erik Spoelstra had some comments about his shooting guard on Saturday. "He was in the locker room doing treatment pretty much all night, last night, and then early this morning," Spoelstra said. The Heat won't put a grade on it, but it's fair to guess he's going to miss multiple games. With him out, Josh Richardson makes sense as a pickup in standard leagues while Wayne Ellington could be a scoring and threes specialist. Rotoworld.com Mar 18, 11:37 am
  • Dion Waiters (ankle) without a timeline
    Coach Erik Spoelstra said Dion Waiters (ankle) is currently without a timeline to return.

    Advice: Waiters sprained his left ankle late in the second quarter and had to be carried off the court. Coach Spo said the sprain is "similar to the way he did last time. There's no timeline on it. There's no way to really tell until we get to the next day." The previous sprain Spo is referring to sidelined Waiters for three games over six days. We should have an update this weekend, but the safe assumption is that Waiters will likely miss at least a couple of games. Josh Richardson is expected to soak up most of Waiters minutes. Wayne Ellington should also see a bump in playing time. Rotoworld.com Mar 18, 6:18 am
  • Anthony Davis scores 24 points with 15 boards
    Anthony Davis scored 24 points during a 128-112 win over the Rockets on Friday, adding 15 rebounds, three assists, one steal and two blocks.

    Advice: It was still a solid game, but most AD owners probably had higher hopes. In fact, Davis has a 37.4 usage rate in his minutes without DeMarcus Cousins (knee, ribs) since the break, which tops his 29.1 usage rate with Boogie. He's also way better on the glass with a terrific 19.2 total rebounding rate without DMC. If Cousins is out again, AD vs. Karl-Anthony Towns should be a treat. Rotoworld.com Mar 17, 10:26 pm
  • Nick Young ejected on Friday
    Nick Young was ejected from Friday's game vs. the Bucks for shoving Malcolm Brogdon.

    Advice: The shove resulted in his second technical and ruined what could've been a great night for Swaggy P. He started at SG and played through a sprained left ring finger, finishing with 16 points, three rebounds, two assists and four triples in 29 minutes. The Lakers are still experimenting with different lineups and Young will have a low floor on the nights when his shot isn't falling, so he's just a 3-point specialist. Rotoworld.com Mar 17, 9:40 pm
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