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  • Arron Afflalo (hamstring) questionable Monday
    Arron Afflalo (hamstring) is questionable for Monday's game vs. the Wolves.

    Advice: The Kings are likely to play it safe with the veteran, especially since they have no incentive to rush his return. Ben McLemore is playing well, and the Kings just acquired Buddy Hield and Tyreke Evans, so there's simply no upside here. Today, 7:01 pm
  • Alex Abrines plays 35 minutes w/ Oladipo out
    Alex Abrines started in place of Victor Oladipo (back) on Sunday, posting 13 points on 4-of-12 shooting with three 3-pointers and three rebounds in 35 minutes.

    Advice: It's not the return opportunistic owners were hoping for after Friday's 19-point outburst, but keep in mind that game came vs. the Lakers. Oladipo warmed up prior to tonight's game and it sounds like he's close to a return, so there's no real incentive to hold Abrines in season-long leagues. Today, 6:55 pm
  • Hollis Thompson plays 31 minutes Sunday
    Hollis Thompson started Sunday's game but finished with only seven points, three rebounds and two 3-pointers in 31 minutes of action.

    Advice: Thompson isn't guaranteed to earn another 10-day contract, let alone lock up a starting job in the season's final weeks. He's getting the minutes but the production has yet to follow, and he belongs on your waiver wire. Today, 6:50 pm
  • Kentavious Caldwell-Pope totals 18 points
    Kentavious Caldwell-Pope finished with 18 points, three assists, three rebounds, two blocked shots and an assist in Sunday's loss against the Celtics.

    Advice: KCP has been stroking it from behind the arc lately, connecting for 12 triples over his past three outings. He has been a rather streaky player for his fantasy owners, and right now he is enjoying a hot stretch with 22.3 points and 5.7 rebounds over the past three games to crush his season averages. As such he has been a solid bargain in daily formats. Today, 6:50 pm
  • Jusuf Nurkic struggles w/ fouls, loses teeth
    Making another start for Portland on Sunday, Jusuf Nurkic posted eight points, four rebounds, two assists and one steal, making 3-of-9 FGs and 2-of-3 FTs in 21 minutes.

    Advice: Nurk's transition to starting for the Blazers has gone very well, rewarding any owners who snatched him after the trade, but he was limited tonight by some early foul trouble. The big man had a few teeth knocked out in the fourth quarter, but he continued playing and didn't bleed because he has a dental bridge. He should be fine for Tuesday's game but we'll put him on the injury report as a precaution. Today, 6:00 pm
  • C.J. McCollum scores 17 points on 19 shots
    C.J. McCollum needed 19 shots to score 17 points on Sunday, hitting six field goals with three rebounds, one assist and no defensive stats in 35 minutes.

    Advice: One of McCollum's makes came from downtown and this just wasn't his night, as he repeatedly forced the action vs. Toronto's defense. C.J. was rolling in late January and early February, but over his past four games he's dipped to 38.0 percent shooting. It's only a matter of time before he heats up again. Today, 5:52 pm
  • Wilson Chandler posts 14 points in start
    Wilson Chandler ended up with 14 points, including two 3-pointers, while posting nine rebounds, six assists and a steal in Sunday's game against the Grizzlies.

    Advice: Chandler moved back into the starting five with Kenneth Faried (back) unavailable, but he looked a little shaky from the floor with 10 missed shots on 15 field-goal attempts. He was still rather productive despite the erratic shooting, and his six dimes were a season high. Today, 5:22 pm
  • Gordon Hayward scores 30 points in road win
    Gordon Hayward lit up the Wizards for a game-high 30 points on Sunday, making 11-of-22 field goals with four 3-pointers, nine rebounds and two assists.

    Advice: Hayward went just 4-of-8 at the line tonight, unusual for him, but his owners will happily overlook that small defect. He's exceeding expectations this season, averaging career-high numbers in multiple categories, and fantasy owners are reaping top-20 value over the past month. Today, 4:48 pm
  • Malcolm Brogdon hands out seven dimes in win
    Malcolm Brogdon scored 15 points on 6-of-9 shooting Sunday, to go with seven assists, one 3-pointer, two steals and two turnovers in 24 minutes off the bench.

    Advice: Brogdon helped spark a third-quarter run by the Bucks which put them in the lead, and all 15 of his points came during the second half of action. Brogdon continues to severely outplay starter Matthew Dellavedova, who missed all six of his shot attempts and finished the game with just two boards, three dimes, one steal and one turnover in 24 minutes, but with Jason Kidd at the helm, it's anyone's guess if Brogdon will ever make his way back into the starting five. He's still worth owning, though. Today, 4:48 pm
  • Khris Middleton logs 28 minutes as a starter
    Khris Middleton got his first start of the season during Sunday's 100-96 win over Phoenix, registering eight points, seven boards, two assists, one 3-pointer and four turnovers in 28 minutes.

    Advice: Middleton replaced Michael Beasley in the starting five on Sunday, but he'll be rested for the second leg of this back-to-back set on Monday, meaning Beasley will likely be starting vs. Cleveland tomorrow. Middleton did struggle with his shot a bit in this one, going 3-of-8 from the field, and it could take some time for him to find his footing after spending most of the season watching from the sidelines. Still, he has enough upside to warrant a roster spot in any league. Today, 4:33 pm
  • Brandon Knight picks up another DNP-CD
    Brandon Knight picked up his second straight DNP-CD on Sunday.

    Advice: The Suns are shifting to a developmental focus, meaning that Tyler Ulis is now ahead of Knight on the depth chart. Feel free to send Knight to the wire. Today, 4:14 pm
  • Hollis Thompson starting, Moore off bench
    Hollis Thompson will earn another start at SG on Sunday.

    Advice: Thompson logged 25 scoreless minutes as a starter on Saturday, and there's not a lot to like here with E'Twaun Moore (personal) returning to the lineup. Today, 3:52 pm
  • Alex Abrines listed as starter on Sunday
    Alex Abrines is listed as a starter for Sunday's game.

    Advice: Victor Oladipo (back) isn't quite ready to return tonight, so Abrines will get another crack at the starting gig. He's coming off a career-high 19 points with five 3-pointers, and is worth a look for temporary value. Today, 3:46 pm
  • Devin Booker scores 15 points with two treys
    Devin Booker scored 15 points on 5-of-11 shooting Sunday, to go with two 3-pointers, four rebounds, three assists, one steal and three turnovers in 35 minutes.

    Advice: Booker can score with the best of them, and his 3-point shooting is nothing short of elite, but his sub-par steals (0.9) numbers, less than stellar field goal percentage (42.7 percent) and copious amount of turnovers (2.9) have limited him to a late-round evaluation in standard 9-cat leagues. He’s worth owning everywhere, but don’t expect him to jump into the mid-round equation any time soon. Today, 3:44 pm
  • Eric Bledsoe scores 11 points with nine dimes
    Eric Bledsoe scored 11 points on 4-of-10 shooting Sunday, to go with four rebounds, nine assists, two steals, two blocks and five turnovers in 34 minutes.

    Advice: Bledsoe’s been a steady top-40 guy all year long, but with Phoenix having no shot of making a post-season push, we might see him get hit with some random rest days down the stretch in order to give some more developmental minutes to Tyler Ulis. Selling high on Bledsoe now wouldn’t be the worst idea in the world. Today, 3:41 pm
  • Brandon Ingram scores career-high 22 points
    Brandon Ingram scored a career-high 22 points on 10-of-15 shooting during Sunday's loss to San Antonio, adding one 3-pointer, two boards, one block and three turnovers in 35 minutes.

    Advice: Ingram also drained his only free throw attempt, giving him a sterling true shooting percentage of 71.2 on the evening to go with his modest 22.4 usage rate. The Lakers have all the incentive to turn their No. 2 pick loose for this final two-month stretch of the 2016-17 season, and while he'll likely be inconsistent, he offers enough upside to warrant a stash in most leagues. Today, 3:33 pm
  • Khris Middleton will be rested Monday
    Khris Middleton (rest) reportedly will not travel for Monday's road game against the Cavaliers.

    Advice: Middleton moved back into the starting five for Sunday's game against the Suns, and there were indications the team was ready to increase his workload. So much for that. He supplanted Michael Beasley in the starting lineup on Sunday, so it's likely Beasley slides back into the starting grid for Monday's tilt against the defending champs. Today, 3:26 pm
  • Victor Oladipo (back) won't play vs. Pelicans
    Victor Oladipo (back) will not play vs. the Pelicans on Sunday.

    Advice: Oladipo warmed up tonight but obviously didn't feel well enough to return, leaving him questionable to play vs. the Jazz on Tuesday. Alex Abrines and Doug McDermott stand to gain the most in his absence, with Abrines as the projected starter. Today, 3:09 pm
  • Danny Green posts low-end line in blowout win
    Danny Green scored five points on 2-of-6 shooting during Sunday's blowout win over the Lakers, to go with one rebound, one assist, one 3-pointer, three steals and one block in 20 minutes.

    Advice: The scoring comes and goes with Green, but his averages of 1.9 triples, 1.8 dimes, 1.0 steal, 0.8 blocks and just 1.1 turnovers per game have him working with a top-100 evaluation in standard leagues. He’s no the most exciting guy to own in head-to-head leagues, although he does see a nice boost in the roto-format. Today, 3:01 pm
  • Victor Oladipo (back) a game-time decision
    Victor Oladipo (back) will be a game-time decision for Sunday's matchup with the Pelicans.

    Advice: Oladipo is currently going through his pregame routine and a decision on his status will be made once that's complete. For what it's worth, Dipo was reportedly walking very lightly after sitting down following his pregame workout, so he may be a bit closer to doubtful. If he's out, Alex Abrines will have another opportunity to start. Stay tuned. Today, 2:30 pm
  • Victor Oladipo going through pregame workout
    Victor Oladipo (back) was spotted going through a pregame workout, but his status for Sunday's game against the Pelicans remains unclear.

    Advice: Oladipo was forced to spend Friday's game on the sidelines, and only managed to get in a light practice on Saturday, so he's likely headed for a game-time call tonight. Owners will need to check back closer to tip-off for an official update, but if he's out, Alex Abrines would likely draw the start and he'd be someone to consider as a punt play in DFS after putting up 19 points and five triples his last time out. Stay tuned. Today, 2:11 pm
  • Wilson Chandler will start Sunday vs. Memphis
    Wilson Chandler will enter the starting lineup for Sunday's game against the Grizzlies, with Kenneth Faried (back) unavailable.

    Advice: Through 19 starts this season, Chandler owns averages of 16.8 points, 6.5 boards, 2.6 dimes, 1.5 triples, 1.1 steals and 1.9 turnovers per game, so make sure you have him active. Jameer Nelson, Gary Harris, Danilo Gallinari and Nikola Jokic will join him in the starting five. Today, 1:39 pm
  • Avery Bradley (Achilles) out Sunday vs. DET
    Avery Bradley (Achilles) will not suit up for Sunday's game against the Pistons.

    Advice: Bradley was able to get in some pregame work, and head coach Brad Stevens said he'd be back "any day now," so perhaps Bradley will be able to return for Monday's home game against the Hawks. With Bradley out, Jaylen Brown will get another start with Marcus Smart logging extended minutes with the second unit. Today, 1:34 pm
  • Patrick Beverley sits out Sunday's practice
    Patrick Beverley (groin) was withheld from competing during Sunday's practice as a precautionary measure.

    Advice: Beverley said that his groin was feeling a bit tight, but he's not expecting to miss Monday's game against the Pacers. Check back for official confirmation on his status following Monday morning's shootaround. Today, 11:32 am
  • Axel Toupane will be inactive on Sunday
    Axel Toupane will be inactive for Sunday's game against the Suns.

    Advice: He'll be available for Monday's game in Cleveland, but there are no guarantees he'll get into the rotation. Leave the 10-day contract signee on the waiver wire. Today, 11:04 am
  • Khris Middleton will start, Beasley to bench
    Khris Middleton will start on Sunday vs. the Suns, sending Michael Beasley to the bench.

    Advice: This is an indication that the Bucks are ready to increase Middleton's workload, but just keep in mind that he could be rested on Monday vs. the Cavs on the second night of a back-to-back set. He has played 24 and 26 minutes in his previous two games, so maybe he can flirt with close to 30 minutes Sunday. He has early-round upside like we saw last season, so Middleton could be a league winner if he finds his form.Daily Slant: Middleton is averaging 1.12 FanDuel points per minute this season. He’s in a great spot Sunday against Phoenix – Milwaukee’s implied team total is 9.8 points above their season average (115.3) and the game’s projected pace is 3.3 above their normal rate (102.1). Given his cheap price, he projects as one of our top points-per-dollar plays on both FD and DraftKings. Today, 10:52 am
  • Steph Curry scores 27; Dubs earn playoff spot
    Stephen Curry scored 27 points with five rebounds, five assists, three steals and five 3-pointers during a 112-95 win over the Nets on Saturday.

    Advice: With Kevin Durant (hand) out for the first time all season, Klay Thompson also scored 24 points to be the only two Warriors to hit double-digit scoring in this win. The Warriors became the first team this season to clinch a playoff spot and sit at 49-9 on the year. Curry also had a four-point play for two straight games to get him to five of those on the season. He had a terrible finish to his first half, but he's started hot with this gem and a 35-point Thursday. The Warriors start their five-game East Coast trip on Tuesday and will be on the road until Mar. 8 when Boston comes to the Bay Area. Curry is sitting pretty as a top-five player in fantasy this season. Yesterday, 10:45 pm
  • Pat McCaw starts for KD
    Patrick McCaw started against the Nets on Saturday with nine points, four rebounds, one assist, two blocks and one 3-pointer in 25 minutes.

    Advice: Kevin Durant's left hand was bandaged on Friday, but he is not expected to miss much time. It took about three months, but McCaw is starting to show why he had so much hype in preseason and in Summer League. Once the Warriors lock up homecourt, we could see plenty of McCaw in mid-April. Yesterday, 10:19 pm
  • Jeremy Lin gets just 15 minutes
    Jeremy Lin played 15 minutes with nine points, two assists, one steal and one 3-pointer against the Warriors on Saturday.

    Advice: Just like on Friday, he was right at 15 minutes again. That doesn't really feel like a coincidence for the oft-injured Lin and the Nets will obviously take it easy on their highest-paid guard. If you want to pick him up, just remember that he will be seeing a ton of maintenance days going forward. Yesterday, 10:09 pm
  • Sean Kilpatrick scores 15 with 10 boards
    Sean Kilpatrick scored 15 points with 10 rebounds, two assists, two steals and one 3-pointer in 29 minutes against the Warriors on Saturday.

    Advice: Its' just the fourth double-double of his career, but he was not exactly playing well coming into this game. In his previous February games, he averaged just 9.4 points, 3.1 boards, 1.7 assists, 0.2 steals and 1.7 treys on 37.3 percent from the field. Kilpatrick's ceiling also goes down with Jeremy Lin back, so leave him on the wire for now. Yesterday, 10:01 pm
  • Brandon Rush goes scoreless in 33 minutes
    Brandon Rush played 33 minutes vs. the Rockets on Saturday, but missed all five of shots and failed to score.

    Advice: He finished with five rebounds and two assists. He was averaging 27.0 minutes per game in February prior to tonight, but he might be the least productive starter in the league with averages of 5.3 points and 2.6 rebounds in that span. There's no fantasy value here. Yesterday, 9:40 pm
  • Seth Curry fills it up against the Pels
    Seth Curry scored 13 points with seven rebounds, eight assists, three steals and three 3-pointers in 37 minutes against the Pelicans on Saturday.

    Advice: After a career-high 31 points to go with only one rebound and one assists, Curry flipped the script as more of a stat-stuffer in this win. His role is likely going to change because the Mavs are expected to add size to their first unit with Nerlens Noel at the five, which bumps Dirk Nowitzki, Harrison Barnes and Wes Matthews all down to a smaller position. Curry has played too well to lose minutes, so keep him rolling. He's been a top-50 player in his last 20 games. Yesterday, 9:31 pm
  • Reggie Williams scores two points
    Reggie Williams scored two points in 16 minutes against the Mavs on Saturday.

    Advice: The Pelicans brought him back after they waived him on New Year's Day. Williams may not be in the rotation once E'Twaun Moore can return. Yesterday, 9:05 pm
  • Hollis Thompson doesn't score in start
    Hollis Thompson did not score in 25 minutes with two rebounds, three assists and one steal during his start against the Mavs on Saturday.

    Advice: With E'Twaun Moore (personal) out, Thompson was the choice to start over Reggie Williams. Obviously this game won't help him get another start or get a second 10-day deal when the time comes. Yesterday, 8:57 pm
  • Patrick Beverley (groin) scores 15 points
    Patrick Beverley (groin) scored 15 points with seven assists on Saturday vs. the Wolves.

    Advice: The Rockets ruled out Beverley about an hour before tip-off, but he changed their mind when he told them he felt good after going through a pre-game workout. Beverley certainly didn't look limited tonight, shooting 4-of-10 from the field and 4-of-5 from the line with four rebounds, three steals and three 3-pointers in 29 minutes. He gets a day off to rest before Monday's matchup with the Pacers. Yesterday, 8:53 pm
  • Stephen Curry starting as expected Saturday
    Stephen Curry is starting as expected on Saturday vs. the Nets.

    Advice: He got the day off at Friday's practice because he has some general soreness and there was a slight concern that he would be rested tonight, but he will play and should be a usage rate monster with Kevin Durant (hand) on the shelf. Deploy Curry like you normally would. Yesterday, 6:47 pm
  • Patrick McCaw starting for Kevin Durant
    Patrick McCaw is starting in place of Kevin Durant (hand) on Saturday vs. the Nets.

    Advice: It sounds like the Warriors are simply being cautious with Durant against the weakest team in the NBA, so McCaw is just a streaming option in deeper leagues tonight. In three previous starts this season, the rookie averaged 10.0 points, 2.7 assists, 1.7 rebounds, 0.7 steals and 1.3 3-pointers. Yesterday, 5:50 pm
  • Update: Patrick Beverley will play Saturday
    Updating a previous report, Patrick Beverley (groin) will play on Saturday vs. the Wolves.

    Advice: Wow. He was ruled out less than an hour ago, but the Rockets changed their mind after he worked and told them that he was feeling better. Beverley will stick in the starting lineup and there's no word of any restrictions. We'll let you know how he fares after the game. Yesterday, 4:59 pm
  • Pat Beverley out, Eric Gordon will start
    Patrick Beverley (groin) will not play against the Wolves on Saturday and Eric Gordon will get the start.

    Advice: This groin has been lingering for a good portion of this month and he also had a flare up in October. Beverley is just day-to-day, so he should be back next week. Lou Williams suddenly becomes even more valuable and should be getting close to 30 minutes. Beverley owners should still hold him in all leagues. Yesterday, 4:17 pm
  • Hollis Thompson will start at shooting guard
    Hollis Thompson will start at shooting guard against the Mavs on Saturday.

    Advice: The Pelicans have Jrue Holiday, Tim Frazier and a bunch of 10-day deal guards for tonight. Thompson should be looking at minutes in the 20s while Frazier should see a decent amount of minutes next to Holiday. Frazier would be the better DFS play today. Yesterday, 4:11 pm
  • Victor Oladipo only does light practice
    Victor Oladipo (back) only went through a light practice on Saturday.

    Advice: Coach Billy Donovan said he wouldn't be able to play in a game today, which means he's questionable at best for Sunday against the Pelicans. Alex Abrines was big time on Friday with a career-high 19 points in 29 minutes, so he stands to benefit the most again. Plus, Andre Roberson slid over to the two more, which opened up some run for Doug McDermott. Oladipo owners should just sit tight. Yesterday, 11:40 am
  • Beverley (groin) questionable for Saturday
    Patrick Beverley (left groin tightness) is listed as questionable for Saturday's game vs. Minnesota.

    Advice: Beverly suffered a minor groin injury that forced him out of Houston's final game prior to the All-Star break. However, coach Mike D'Antoni said that Beverley was "fine" before Thursday's game and Beverly finished with two points, 12 rebounds, five assists and four steals in 30 minutes in that contest. Unfortunately, he may have aggravated the groin, although it's never wise to read too much into the game notes designation. If Beverly does not play, Eric Gordon and Lou Williams would see additional minutes. Yesterday, 8:40 am
  • Wilson Chandler scores 24 points vs. Nets
    Wilson Chandler scored 24 points off the bench against the Nets on Friday, adding three rebounds, one assist and two 3-pointers in 29 minutes.

    Advice: Kenneth Faried (back) was hurt in this game and could miss more time, so Chandler could be getting even bigger minutes. He is back to playing almost all power forward and coach Mike Malone will likely keep him in the second unit because Chandler wanted a consistent role. The fact that he didn't get traded is great for his fantasy value. Friday, 11:48 pm
  • Jeremy Lin finally returns
    Jeremy Lin played in his first game of 2017 with seven points, two rebounds, five assists and one 3-pointer in 15 minutes against the Nets on Friday.

    Advice: He looked fine and obviously the Nets were going to manage his minutes. He is expected to play in the second half of a back-to-back on Saturday, but expect his minutes to be limited against the Warriors in a homecoming game. He's not a complete must-own player in shallow leagues due to how the Nets will be careful with him. Friday, 11:16 pm
  • Sean Kilpatrick scores just five points
    Sean Kilpatrick scored five points with two turnovers in 18 minutes against the Nuggets on Friday.

    Advice: He was at his best earlier this season just after Jeremy Lin got hurt back in November, but Kilpatrick hasn't really shown much in the last two months. He's not really worth owning with the Nets somewhat healthy. Friday, 11:13 pm
  • Arron Afflalo (hamstring) out Saturday
    Arron Afflalo (hamstring) will not play on Saturday vs. the Hornets.

    Advice: This will be his second straight game on the shelf. With Afflalo out again, the Kings will use more two-PG lineups and will keep giving the bulk of the wing minutes to Buddy Hield, Ben McLemore and Tyreke Evans. Afflalo belongs on the wire. Friday, 10:49 pm
  • Khris Middleton scores nine points
    Khris Middleton scored nine points in 24 minutes vs. the Jazz on Friday.

    Advice: He played 26 minutes in the final game before the All-Star break, so he could be nearing the 28-minute mark by next week. Middleton shot just 2-of-9 from the field tonight with just three rebounds and one triple, but look for him to bounce back in a dream matchup vs. the Suns on Sunday. He should absolutely be owned in all standard leagues even though it will take some time for him to get it going. Friday, 10:19 pm
  • Devin Booker scores 27 points vs. Bulls
    Devin Booker scored 27 points during a 128-121 overtime loss in Chicago on Friday, adding three rebounds, two assists, two steals and two 3-pointers in 41 minutes

    Advice: With the Suns down two, Booker was fouled on a 3-pointer with one second left in regulation. After he made the first two, Booker just missed the third to get this game to OT. He was furious with himself and chances are that miss will haunt him for a long time. Tonight aside, the Suns will be looking to their youth more often, which does include Booker despite how he's clearly the most untouchable player on their roster. He is trending up and hopefully more non-scoring stats are on the way. Friday, 9:53 pm
  • Eric Bledsoe sores 17 points with 10 assists
    Eric Bledsoe scored 17 points with seven rebounds, 10 assists, one steal, one block, two 3-pointers and five turnovers against the Bulls on Friday.

    Advice: General manager Ryan McDonough did the rounds in the past couple days with interviews for the Phoenix TV broadcast and also on a local radio station. He talked about guys like Devin Booker and the youth movement, but didn't really mention Bledsoe as a guy to get big minutes. In other words, there's a chance he gets some games off at some point later this season because the Suns basically already know what they have with him. His fantasy owners may want to expect a decrease in his fantasy value going forward. Don't forget Bledsoe has already been rested one game this season. Friday, 9:43 pm
  • Gordon Hayward scores 29 points in win
    Gordon Hayward scored 29 points with four assists, three rebounds and one triple in 34 minutes vs. the Bucks on Friday.

    Advice: He had two nasty dunks in this game including one over Giannis Antetokounmpo (link below). Hayward shot 11-of-17 from the field and 6-of-7 from the line, picking up right where he left off before the All-Star break. He's been a top-25 player in standard leagues over the past month, but he gets a tough matchup with the Wizards on Sunday. Friday, 9:40 pm
  • Brandon Knight gets a DNP-CD
    Brandon Knight was a DNP-CD on Friday.

    Advice: With the Suns wanting to get a look at Tyler Ulis, Knight just won't have any opportunity unless Eric Bledsoe or Devin Booker miss a game. Drop him. Friday, 9:15 pm
  • Seth Curry scores career-high 31 points
    Seth Curry scored a career-high 31 points in Friday's 97-84 loss to the Wolves.

    Advice: Curry couldn't be stopped as he shot 12-of-16 from the field and 3-of-6 from beyond the arc with a pair of free throws, adding one assist, one rebound and one steal in 37 minutes. Curry's usage rate without Deron Williams rises from 15.2 to 21.4, so he's a huge winner from Dallas' decision to put Williams on waivers. Expect a strong finish to the season for Curry even with J.J. Barea (leg) nearing a return. Friday, 8:26 pm
  • Alex Abrines scores 19 w/ five triples
    Alex Abrines scored 19 points and hit five 3-pointers in Friday's win over the Lakers.

    Advice: The rookie got the start with Victor Oladipo (back) out and made the most of his 29 minutes. The points were a career-high and the five triples matched his career-high, and he shot 7-of-13 from the field and added two rebounds. Unless we hear that Oladipo will miss more time, Abrines is just a 3-point specialist in deeper leagues. Friday, 8:07 pm
  • Brandon Ingram scores 11 points in loss
    Brandon Ingram scored 11 points on 4-of-12 shooting in 39 minutes vs. the Thunder on Friday, adding five rebounds, four assists, one steal and one block.

    Advice: The arrival of Corey Brewer (four minutes) isn't a concern at all for the rookie. The Lakers had a chance to trade for DeMarcus Cousins, but the talks stalled because the Lakers wouldn't give up Ingram. His development is a priority the rest of the way, but his consistency is a big roadblock for his fantasy value -- he scored a combined 11 points in his last three games before the break. Hopefully the time off will help the rookie. Friday, 7:47 pm
  • Reggie Williams to sign with New Orleans
    New Orleans is waiving Omri Casspi (thumb) and will sign Reggie Williams.

    Advice: Casspi broke his thumb on Thursday night and will miss 4-6 weeks. The Pelicans, in a push to capture the eighth seed and sneak into the playoffs, can't afford to wait for him to return. Williams played for the Pelicans earlier this season. He appeared in five games in December and averaged 5.0 points and 1.2 rebounds in 12.6 minutes. Williams can be left on the waiver wire, as he likely won't see consistent minutes over the final two months of the season. Friday, 5:14 pm
  • Alex Abrines starting for Oladipo
    Alex Abrines will start for Victor Oladipo (back) on Friday against the Lakers.

    Advice: He should have by far his best chance at minutes with Dipo out and Anthony Morrow in Chicago. Abrines isn't going to do much outside of shoot, so he's only a stream in deep leagues. Friday, 4:52 pm
  • Victor Oladipo (back) ruled out vs. Lakers
    Victor Oladipo (back) will not play against the Lakers on Friday.

    Advice: It will be his first game out of the lineup in the 2017 portion of the season. It's a little worrisome that Oladipo is out just after the All-Star break, especially after he logged 37 minutes in his last game on Feb. 15. With him out, Alex Abrines, Doug McDermott and maybe Semaj Christon benefit. Friday, 4:13 pm
  • Avery Bradley officially out for Friday
    Avery Bradley (Achilles) is officially out for Friday against the Raptors.

    Advice: The good news is he is getting very close. He had a lengthy workout on Friday and is scheduled to have another practice on Saturday. Coach Brad Stevens also said Bradley will play "sooner rather than later." His fantasy owners should have him ready to roll next week. Friday, 3:48 pm
  • Victor Oladipo (back) a game-time call
    Victor Oladipo (back spasms) is a game-time decision to face the Lakers on Friday.

    Advice: This is a new injury for Oladipo for his first game after the break, so that's not really a good sign. If he can't play the Thunder may have to turn to Alex Abrines more often, especially with Anthony Morrow in Chicago. Abrines would be a risky play, of course. Friday, 3:29 pm
  • Stephen Curry gets a rest day
    Stephen Curry did not practice on Friday and should be fine to play on Saturday against the Nets.

    Advice: It's just a day off for the reigning MVP. Coach Steve Kerr said Curry is a little banged up from Thursday's win. He went off in the third quarter with 20 points as the main reason why the Warriors scored 50 points with a laughable 200.0 offensive rating in that quarter. Friday, 12:53 pm
  • Avery Bradley (Achilles) very doubtful
    Avery Bradley (Achilles) is very unlikely to play on Friday against the Raptors.

    Advice: According to the report, he won't play "barring some serious lobbying on Bradley’s part" to convince the medical staff that he’s ready. This injury is taking a very long time for Bradley, who has played in just one game since Jan. 7. Marcus Smart and Jaylen Brown are likely to pick up some extra run. Friday, 12:49 pm
  • Pat Beverley goes on super overload
    Patrick Beverley said he enjoys playing for coach Mike D'Antoni.

    Advice: "Super, super, super, super, super cool, super dope coaching staff," Beverley said. Cool. Even with Lou Williams in the mix, Thursday was an encouraging game for Beverley with 30 minutes and he also didn't play the final three minutes due to garbage time. Fantasy owners weren't counting on Pat-Bev for scoring anyway, so he should still be viewed as a hold as a mid-round guy in standard leagues. Friday, 12:15 pm
  • Jeremy Lin (hamstring) will start Friday
    Jeremy Lin (hamstring) will start Friday night vs. the Nuggets.

    Advice: This will be Lin's first game action since Dec. 26. He has played in only 12 games this season for the Nets but is averaging 13.9 points, 5.8 assists, 3.1 rebounds, 1.3 treys and 1.3 steals in those contests. Spencer Dinwiddie, who had a few nice games prior to the All-Star break, will get bumped back to the bench. Lin will also play on Saturday vs. the Warriors, assuming he doesn't suffer a setback. Friday, 10:09 am
  • Bradley (Achilles) unlikely to play Friday
    Coach Brad Stevens said Avery Bradley (Achilles) will go through shootaround but will "most likely" not play Friday night vs. Toronto.

    Advice: This is somewhat discouraging news, as Bradley has appeared in only one game since Jan 6. and had been targeting Friday as a return date. However, Bradley did travel with the team and told reporters that he felt "100 percent." He said he hoped to play Friday night but that the training staff might not let him. Marcus Smart will again see heavy minutes in Bradley's absence. Friday, 9:28 am
  • Lin not on injury report, expected to play
    Jeremy Lin (hamstring) is not listed on the injury report and is expected to play Friday night vs. the Nuggets.

    Advice: Lin has not appeared in a game since the day after Christmas. And he has played in just seven games since the start of November. Being injury prone obviously makes him a risky add, especially because the Nets will err on the side of caution and limit his minutes the rest of the way. However, he has averaged 13.9 points, 5.8 assists, 3.1 rebounds, 1.3 treys and 1.3 steals in the 12 games he's played in this season. He's worth a flier if you have room on your roster. Friday, 7:19 am
  • Bucks to sign Axel Toupane to 10-day contract
    The Milwaukee Bucks are planning to sign Axel Toupane of the Raptors 905 to a 10-day contract.

    Advice: Very limited fantasy impact here, as it is extremely unlikely that Toupane will crack the rotation and see anything other than garbage-time minutes. Friday, 6:45 am
  • Steph Curry scores 20 in 50-point 3rd quarter
    Stephen Curry scored 20 points during the Warriors remarkable 50-point third quarter on Thursday night, finishing with 35 points, seven rebounds, five assists, four steals and six 3-pointers on 10-of-16 shooting.

    Advice: The NBA All-Star Game, which featured a 192-182 final score, resulted in just one 50-point quarter, while the other seven came in between 39-49 points. And considering there was no defense played in that game, what the Warriors did against the defensive-minded Clippers tonight was amazing. The last time an NBA team scored 50 points in a quarter was 2014 and the last time the Warriors did it was in 1989. Curry was a beast tonight and broke a close game open by going on a crazy run over the last half of the third quarter. The Warriors hit 17-of-23 shots in the third, which was one more field goal than they hit in the entire first half. Thursday, 10:56 pm
  • Wilson Chandler scores 18 points
    Wilson Chandler scored 18 points with 10 rebounds, one assist and three 3-pointers in 29 minutes against the Kings on Thursday.

    Advice: Despite some complaints about his role, Chandler stayed put at the deadline. He said he wasn't happy with his inconsistent usage and playing with different guys. After he was logging more minutes at the three while Danilo Gallinari (groin) was out, Chandler only played three minutes at small forward in this game. He should still be worth owning in standard leagues no matter where he gets his minutes. Thursday, 10:11 pm
  • Hollis Thompson plays five minutes for Pels
    Hollis Thompson made his Pelicans debut on Thursday and played five minutes, scoring three points.

    Advice: Right now, only E'Twaun Moore, Tim Frazier and Thompson are available to play shooting guard for the Pelicans, while SF Omri Casspi suffered a broken thumb tonight. Moore's the guy to own here, in part because he's starting, but Frazier and Thompson are also worth keeping a close eye on over the next few games. Thursday, 8:23 pm
  • Patrick Beverley plays 30 minutes in return
    Patrick Beverley played through his groin injury and hit just 1-of-3 shots for two points, but also had 12 rebounds, five assists and four steals in 30 minutes.

    Advice: Beverley played just 13 minutes last Wednesday before the All-Star break, but the injury wasn't serious and he managed to return without missing a game. And despite the lack of scoring, thanks in part to Lou Williams scoring 27 in his Rockets' debut, Beverley still filled the stat sheet. Williams is going to hurt him a little, but as long as Beverley is starting for the Rockets, he should continue to offer some fantasy value. Thursday, 7:58 pm
  • Kentavious Caldwell-Pope racks up 33 points
    Kentavious Caldwell-Pope went off on Thursday, hitting 11-of-25 shots and seven 3-pointers on his way to 33 points, nine rebounds and three assists in 43 minutes of a 114-108 overtime win against the Hornets.

    Advice: This wasn't a season high for KCP, but it was easily one of the best games of his career, as he and Kemba Walker went head-to-head down the stretch and matched either other with big shot after big shot. KCP's 3-pointer with 18 seconds left ended up sending the game to overtime, where the Pistons coasted. Stan Van Gundy loves him and the trade deadline is over, so hopefully KCP will continue to play well over the last few weeks of the season. Thursday, 7:29 pm
  • C.J. McCollum scores 22 points in win
    C.J. McCollum scored 22 points with one rebound, six assists, one block, two steals and one 3-pointer in 37 minutes against the Magic on Thursday.

    Advice: On the last defensive play of the game, McCollum was shaking his right arm and hand, but it looked like he just hit his funny bone. He has been tremendous all season and came in flirting with a 50/40/90 shooting line, making 48.4 percent from the field, 41.1 percent from deep and 89.6 percent from the line. The Blazers will be building around him and Damian LIllard for a while. Thursday, 7:28 pm
  • Arron Afflalo will not play on Thursday night
    Arron Afflalo (hamstring) will not play on Thursday night against the Nuggets.

    Advice: No revenge game for Afflalo. With him out and the Kings in dire straits on the wings, we should see a lot of Ben McLemore and even some Ty Lawson in two-PG lineups. McLemore will be a risky DFS play and isn't worth owning in most leagues. Thursday, 5:43 pm
  • Hollis Thompson signs 10-day deal Thursday
    Hollis Thompson has officially signed a 10-day contract with the Pelicans.

    Advice: New Orleans needs to add some depth after trading away Langston Galloway, Buddy Hield and Tyreke Evans, so there's a chance Thompson will stick around all season. Even if he joins the rotation immediately, there's no clear path to fantasy relevance here. Thursday, 3:09 pm
  • Seth Curry likely moving back to bench
    With the acquisition of C Nerlens Noel, the Mavericks could decide to start Yogi Ferrell, Wesley Matthews, Harrison Barnes, Dirk Nowitzki and Noel going forward, sending Seth Curry back to the role of sixth man.

    Advice: This isn't set in stone and Rick Carlisle said there was a "less than 50 percent chance" it will happen, but it does make sense on paper. Maybe Carlisle will continue to use Barnes at PF and bring Dirk off the bench, or maybe he'll start Dirk at center and bring Noel off the bench. Regardless of which way he goes with his lineup, Curry will still be a big part of the rotation either way. Thursday, 1:11 pm
  • Report: Pacers interested in Arron Afflalo
    The Pacers reportedly have interest in trading for Kings swingman Arron Afflalo.

    Advice: If the Pacers don't get a suitable offer for Paul George, it sounds like they'll pivot to being buyers at the deadline. Afflalo would provide redundant depth on the wings and he's a poor per-minutes fantasy option, so there's no cause for optimism here. Thursday, 11:40 am
  • Avery Bradley goes through partial practice
    Avery Bradley (Achilles) went through part of practice on Thursday as planned.

    Advice: He's only played in one game since Jan. 6, but he said he felt good after the limited practice. Coach Brad Stevens didn't even know if Bradley would travel for Friday's game vs. the Raptors, so that's a concern considering Bradley was initially targeting that game for his return. We could have another update soon, but Marcus Smart will continue to benefit if he's out. Thursday, 9:48 am
  • Suns would move Knight for a 2nd-round pick?
    According to Sam Amick of USA Today, the Suns would move Brandon Knight for a high second-round pick or an expiring contract.

    Advice: The Suns have been shopping him unsuccessfully and a second-round pick might be ambitious at this point. Knight has been a disaster this season and is on the books through the 2019-20 season. He could have some value if he's moved to an ideal location, but there are better stashes out there right now. No trade is imminent. Thursday, 8:33 am
  • Arron Afflalo expected to be traded?
    League executives expect Arron Afflalo to be moved prior to the deadline according to ESPN's Chris Haynes.

    Advice: The Kings are clearly tanking so they can keep their top-10 protected lottery pick that they owe to Chicago. Afflalo's owed a non-guaranteed $12.5 million next season, so his expiring contract shouldn't be too hard to move. The Kings will be lucky to get a second-round pick in return. Thursday, 8:01 am
  • Raptors still after Wilson Chandler?
    The Raptors have pursued Wilson Chandler in a trade, according to Marc Stein of

    Advice: The Raptors want a bigger forward or a shooter, so Chandler clearly fits the bill. They're going for it this year and really just need one more guy in their rotation to replace Terrence Ross. Chandler would take a big hit in fantasy with a trade while Norman Powell also takes a hit if the Raptors add a forward. Plus, don't forget Masai Ujiri was a former GM in Denver. Thursday, 7:57 am
  • Suns shopping Knight and Tyson with no luck?
    According to Marc Stein of ESPN, the Suns are still shopping Brandon Knight and Tyson Chandler.

    Advice: Stein adds that the Suns have "struggled all week for traction on their guys," so a deal for Knight or Chandler isn't likely at the moment. Both players are signed to long-term contracts and not many teams are willing to give up draft picks right now. Chandler is a hold in standard leagues, while Knight belongs on the wire. Thursday, 6:36 am
  • Pistons open to dealing Drummond, KCP?
    The Pistons are reportedly "welcoming offers" for Andre Drummond and Kentavious Caldwell-Pope, according to ESPN's Marc Stein.

    Advice: The report goes on to state that Detroit has been most aggressive in trade talks involving Reggie Jackson, whereas they have "not discouraged offers from interested teams" for Drummond and KCP. Stan Van Gundy has proven to be an opportunistic trade-maker, and the Pistons could make a move before the deadline, but right now there aren't any clear fantasy adds. Wednesday, 6:56 pm
  • Report: Pelicans to sign FA Hollis Thompson
    The Pelicans are close to signing Hollis Thompson to a 10-day contract, according to ESPN's Marc Stein.

    Advice: New Orleans lacks depth in the backcourt and wings, following their splashy trade for DeMarcus Cousins, and they recently auditioned Thompson in addition to Mario Chalmers, Quinn Cook and Reggie Williams. He'll be a bit player, assuming he does crack the Pelicans' rotation, and the vast majority of owners can leave him on the wire. Wednesday, 4:23 pm
  • Jeremy Lin at practice on Wednesday
    Jeremy Lin (hamstring) was at practice on Wednesday.

    Advice: He is expected to play on Friday night to start his second half. Lin has suffered three hamstring strains and the Nets are a near lock to be last in the NBA, so there is little incentive to play him. He is almost certainly going to be limited for the foreseeable future, but feel free to pick him up to see what happens. Wednesday, 3:54 pm
  • Thunder aren't after Wilson Chandler anymore?
    Oklahoma City no longer has Wilson Chandler on its radar, according to Sam Amick of USA Today.

    Advice: That leaves the Rockets and Clippers as the favorites to land the combo forward. The Nuggets are likely going to trade at least one of their veteran forwards, Chandler or Danilo Gallinari, so there could also be another mystery team after Chandler. A trade would likely hurt his fantasy value. Wednesday, 3:12 pm
  • Woj: Pistons open to dealing KCP
    The Pistons have been "open" to possibly trading Kentavious Caldwell-Pope, according to Adrian Wojnarowski of The Vertical.

    Advice: Woj did add he doesn't think this will happen. He also said the Pistons "love" him and do want to try to sign him as a restricted free agent this summer, but the team likely doesn't want to pay him close to max money. With teams like the Nets having a lot of cap space, Caldwell-Pope could get a monster deal a la Allen Crabbe. For now, it would be a surprise to see KCP be traded. Wednesday, 11:12 am
  • Report: Houston not looking to deal Beverley
    The Rockets are reportedly uninterested in trading away Patrick Beverley at the deadline.

    Advice: Beverley has reportedly received interest from the Cavs, Knicks and Bulls, but with Beverley also happy in Houston it would be shocking to see a trade go down. Beverley has been a top-50 guy this season, although his value could take a slight hit, as his minutes are likely to be reduced with Lou Williams now on the roster. Wednesday, 10:35 am
  • Afflalo (hamstring) goes through practice
    Arron Afflalo (hamstring) was a full participant at Tuesday's practice.

    Advice: In case you missed it, Afflalo left Wednesday's game early with right glute/hamstring stiffness, but he's had nearly a week off to get healthy. Afflalo could be moved at the deadline because his contract isn't guaranteed for the 2017-18 season, but he's not worth stashing in most formats. Tuesday, 6:40 pm
  • Wilson Chandler (illness) returns to practice
    Wilson Chandler (illness) returned to practice on Tuesday.

    Advice: He missed the two games prior to the All-Star break, but he's had several days off to rest up and should be ready to play on Thursday vs. the Kings. However, Chandler's name has been incredibly popular with the Feb. 23 deadline looming, so it's not a lock that he will be a Nugget much longer. The Rockets, Clippers and Thunder are all rumored destinations for the versatile forward. Tuesday, 5:50 pm
  • Patrick Beverley (groin) will play Thursday
    Updating a previous report, Mike D'Antoni confirmed that Patrick Beverley (groin) will play Thursday vs. the Pelicans.

    Advice: Beverley suffered a minor groin injury that forced him out of the final game heading into the All-Star break, but he practiced in full on Tuesday and he'll be back in action on Thursday night. Tuesday, 3:39 pm
  • Beverley (groin) expected to play Thursday
    Mike D'Antoni said that Patrick Beverley (groin) is "fine" and he expects him to be good to go for Thursday's game against the Pelicans.

    Advice: Beverley suffered the minor groin strain during Houston's final game heading into the break, but he's had plenty of time to rest up and his owners can plan on having him available on Thursday night. Check back for another update following Thursday morning's shootaround. Tuesday, 3:09 pm
  • Report: Teams inquiring about Caldwell-Pope
    Kentavious Caldwell-Pope has reportedly received a lot of interest around the league.

    Advice: KCP is one of Stan Van Gundy's favorites, so it's unlikely that another team out there will be able to match the asking price. Reggie Jackson or Andre Drummond could be moved, though. Tuesday, 1:56 pm
  • Rockets interested in Wilson Chandler?
    According to ESPN's Chris Haynes, the Rockets are another team to keep an eye on in pursuit of Wilson Chandler.

    Advice: In case you missed it, Adrian Wojnarowski of The Vertical reported on Sunday that the Clippers and Thunder are going to make a push for Chandler at the deadline. There were some rumors going around in early February that Chandler was unhappy with his role in Denver, so he could be available for the right price. A move to Houston wouldn't be ideal for Chandler's fantasy value because they are set at SF and PF with Trevor Ariza and Ryan Anderson, but it would give them a solid second unit that already includes Eric Gordon and Sam Dekker. This report is firmly in the rumor stage. Feb 20, 8:56 am
  • Report: Arron Afflalo is available
    Arron Afflalo is available in trade talks as we approach the Feb. 23 deadline.

    Advice: The Kings are in rebuild mode after moving on from DeMarcus Cousins, so it seems like a no-brainer for them to shop the veteran SG. Afflalo's contract for the 2017-18 season isn't guaranteed, so any team that has interest in acquiring him will likely view him as a one-season rental. To be clear, there's no reason to stash Afflalo in most formats. Feb 20, 6:52 am
  • Wilson Chandler linked to Clippers, Thunder
    Adrian Wojnarowski of The Vertical is reporting that the Clippers and Thunder could make a push for Wilson Chandler at the deadline.

    Advice: Both teams are in the market for a SF, as the Clippers were previously linked to Carmelo Anthony and the Thunder had their eyes on Rudy Gay (Achilles) before his injury. There was a report in early February that Chandler wanted a trade due to "inconsistency with his role," but his minutes have stabilized due to a lot of injuries in Denver. The Nuggets are committed to making a playoff push and won't just give Chandler away, but it's worth noting that Danilo Gallinari's name is also floating around the rumor mill. A trade could hurt Chandler or Gallinari, but it would open up minutes for impressive rookie Juancho Hernangomez. Feb 19, 6:43 am
  • Suns GM: Eric Bledsoe unlikely to be traded
    Suns GM Ryan McDonough said on Friday that Eric Bledsoe is unlikely to be traded.

    Advice: "We never say 'never,' but I think he's one of the least likely guys on the roster to get traded,'' said General Manager Ryan McDonough. The Suns are looking to build around Bledsoe, who is averaging career-highs in scoring (21.6 per game) and assists (6.2), while also posting a career-best PER of 21.5. Bledsoe is one of just four players averaging at least 21 points, six assists and five boards this season. The other three are LeBron James, Russell Westbrook and James Harden. Feb 18, 7:36 am
  • Ingram working to improve his efficiency
    Brandon Ingram hopes to improve his shooting, by thinking less on the court.

    Advice: As the Bleacher Report article points out, Ingram is a far worse shooter when left wide open (6 feet; 32.3 percent) than when very tightly guarded (0-2; 38.7), closely guarded (2-4; 36.8) or left open (4-6; 37.3). Also, Ingram has the 12th-highest usage rate on the team. If he can start knocking down open jumpers and start to look for his shot more often, Ingram should be able to boost his fantasy stock over the final two months of the season. Feb 17, 6:16 am
  • Avery Bradley (Achilles) targeting Feb. 24
    Avery Bradley (Achilles) said he's targeting a return on Feb. 24 against the Raptors, the first game after the All-Star break.

    Advice: "I want to play and play through it," Bradley said of the Celtics' decision to shut him down until the break. "But the team advised me that it's just not the time to take that risk right now with something potentially happening with my Achilles, or a different injury." He added that he's been pain-free for a while, but he's going to ramp up his activities this week and his owners can look forward to having back in their lineups on Feb. 24. Feb 16, 7:53 am
  • Suns unlikely to deal Eric Bledsoe?
    Suns GM Ryan McDonough praised Eric Bledsoe this week and believes the PG still has a lot more room to grow.

    Advice: "He’s really come a long way," McDonough said. "Look, I think he’s just starting to enter his prime at 27 years old." Bledsoe's name has been in the rumor mill with the Suns rebuilding, but McDonough hinted that the Suns will "more likely look at add players to help him and Devin [Booker] and help our young core grow." While Bledsoe could be rested a bit down the stretch in Phoenix, he's already in an ideal situation as he and Booker are the clear focal point of the offense. Feb 16, 6:29 am
  • Pat McCaw plays well off bench w/ Klay back
    Pat McCaw shifted back to the bench on Wednesday, where he posted four points, two rebounds, one assist and one steal in 18 minutes.

    Advice: McCaw had a +/- rating of +21 in his limited time on the court, and coach Steve Kerr had nothing but praise for him after the game. He blew up for 19 points in 35 minutes on Monday but that was only because Klay Thompson (foot) was out, and McCaw doesn't have much appeal while the Warriors' backcourt is at full strength. Feb 15, 10:25 pm
  • Eric Bledsoe posts triple-double in easy win
    Eric Bledsoe posted the third triple-double of his career during a blowout 137-101 win over the Lakers on Wednesday, scoring 25 points with 10 rebounds, 13 assists, two steals and three 3-pointers in 36 minutes.

    Advice: The Suns dominated their rivals with this 36-point victory as their largest against the Lakers in series history. As for Bledsoe, coach Earl Watson talked about a "physical wall" for Bledsoe last week, but he’s been surging since his day off on Saturday. Watson said he’s really been impressed with how Bledsoe has improved mentally on top of his elite athleticism. Bledsoe himself also talked about being a leader for the team in his post-game interview, so hopefully that will keep his minutes high until the end of the season. His fantasy owners have to feel a lot better heading into the break. Feb 15, 10:09 pm
  • Devin Booker scores 23 points in win
    Devin Booker scored 23 points on 9-of-14 shooting in Wednesday's blowout win over the Lakers.

    Advice: The Suns set season-highs in points (136) and assists (28) tonight, and they've now won 11 straight home games against the Lakers. Booker added four rebounds, one assist, one block and four triples in 30 minutes, and his owners can expect a strong run after the All-Star break as the SG is now averaging 23.0 points per game in February. Feb 15, 9:58 pm
  • Gordon Hayward scores 22 points vs. Blazers
    Gordon Hayward scored 22 points during a 111-88 win over the Blazers on Wednesday, adding six rebounds, seven assists and two 3-pointers in 34 minutes.

    Advice: The training staff was briefly looking at Hayward's leg, but he checked back in quickly and looked to be 100 percent. Hayward will head to New Orleans as a first-time All-Star with his team holding the No. 5 seed in the Western Conference. Hayward is coasting with third-round value in standard leagues in what has easily been his best season. He's going to get paid. Feb 15, 9:55 pm
  • Victor Oladipo recovers quickly, scoring 21
    Victor Oladipo recovered on Wednesday with 21 points on 9-of-17 shooting, hitting three 3-pointers with four rebounds, two assists and one steal in 37 minutes.

    Advice: VO was held to just six points with little else in 18 minutes during a blowout loss on Monday, but it didn't take him long to regain his rhythm. We haven't seen the early-round value his owners expected on draft day, but he's still bounced back from a rocky start to post top-50 value over the past month. Expect more of the same after the break. Feb 15, 9:44 pm
  • C.J. McCollum scores 18 points vs. Jazz
    C.J. McCollum scored 18 points during a 111-88 loss to the Jazz on Wednesday, adding two rebounds and two 3-pointers in 25 minutes.

    Advice: The Jazz can shut down the best of them and they took care of the dynamic duo in this one. Damian Lillard was even worse, making just 3-of-19 from the field for 13 points. Lillard also had some cheers in this game with some Weber State fans showing up to give Dame some love. Both Dame and C.J. could see some of their teammates get traded, but they will have terrific value regardless. Feb 15, 9:38 pm
  • Brandon Ingram scores three points
    Brandon Ingram scored three points on 1-of-7 shooting vs. the Suns on Wednesday, adding two boards, one steal and one block in 27 minutes.

    Advice: The rookie actually leads the Lakers in total minutes played this season, but he hasn't been making the most of them lately. He's scored a combined 11 points in his last three games on 4-of-17 shooting, but coach Luke Walton said he's going to keep feeding him minutes. "This is Brandon's first year at it," Walton said. "Seeing how much more physical the game is is something that we need to get him now, so as he trains in this off-season he kind of knows what to expect going forward in his career." His development is obviously still a priority, but fantasy owners in standard leagues can avoid for him now. Feb 15, 9:37 pm
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