• Pascal Siakam scores game-high 36 points in Game 1
    Pascal Siakam played 40 minutes in Sunday’s 109-94 loss to the Pacers, finishing with 36 points (15-of-25 FGs, 5-of-10 FTs), 14 rebounds, two assists, two blocks, and one 3-pointer.

    Advice: Siakam was the lone Pacers star to get anything going offensively in Game 1. While his production is not a surprise, given the combination of talent and postseason experience, the Pacers will need more from Tyrese Haliburton and Myles Turner to win the series. Siakam is problematic for Milwaukee to defend, especially with Giannis Antetokounmpo (calf) sidelined. Spicy P will look to have another big night on Tuesday when the teams meet in Game 2. Rotoworld Yesterday, 6:40 pm
  • Owns glass in double-double showing
    Zubac logged 20 points (10-17 FG, 0-1 FT), 15 rebounds, one assist, one block and one steal over 33 minutes during Sunday's 109-97 victory over the Mavericks in Game 1 of the Western Conference Quarterfinals.

    Advice: Zubac led all players in rebounds while ending as one of three Clippers with 20 or more points in a double-double showcase. Zubac posted four games during the regular season with 15 or more rebounds, adding 20 or more points in one of those outings. Los Angeles will look for Zubac to continue to own the battle in the paint this series while also providing a much-needed spark offensively in a favorable matchup against Dallas. Rotowire.com Yesterday, 3:45 pm
  • Ivica Zubac posts 20-point double-double vs. LAC
    Ivica Zubac registered 20 points (10-of-17 FGs) with 15 rebounds, one assist, one steal, and a block.

    Advice: Zubac was dominant in the painted area as a scorer and rebounder. Dallas had no answer for the big man and he has a chance to consistently cause problems for the Mavericks’ frontcourt. Rotoworld Yesterday, 3:43 pm
  • Posts double figures in Game 1 loss
    Washington racked up 11 points (4-10 FG, 2-7 3Pt, 1-2 FT), seven rebounds, one block and two steals over 37 minutes during Sunday's 109-97 loss to the Clippers in Game 1 of the Western Conference Quarterfinals.

    Advice: The big man started alongside Daniel Gafford up front and knocked down a pair of threes on his way to joining Kyrie Irving (31 points) and Luka Doncic (33) as the only Mavs players in double figures. The fact that Washington saw 37 minutes of action bodes well for his fantasy value as the series moves along. Rotowire.com Yesterday, 3:38 pm
  • Leading scorer in defeat
    Adebayo closed Sunday's 114-94 loss to Boston in Game 1 of the Eastern Conference Quarterfinals with 24 points (10-18 FG, 0-2 3Pt, 4-4 FT), six rebounds and three assists in 36 minutes.

    Advice: Adebayo led all players in scoring while pacing the Heat in rebounds to go along with a trio of assists in a losing effort. Adebayo recorded 24 or more points in 14 games during the regular season, entering the playoffs with two straight games with at least 17 points and six boards. We could see Adebayo's workload continue to increase in the opening round series with Jimmy Butler still recovering from a knee injury. Rotowire.com Yesterday, 3:24 pm
  • Strong from deep to boost offense
    Porzingis amassed 18 points (7-13 FG, 4-8 3Pt), four rebounds, one assist, two blocks and one steal in 34 minutes during Sunday's 114-94 victory over the Heat in Game 1 of the Eastern Conference Quarterfinals.

    Advice: Porzingis ended two points shy of the 20-point mark but was a key contributor as the Celtics ran away with Game 1. The big man drilled four three-pointers and was a plus-17 in his 34 minutes of action. Porzingis and the Celtics will have two days off before Wednesday's Game 2. Rotowire.com Yesterday, 3:22 pm
  • Likely to play in Game 2
    Davis (back) is probable for Monday's Game 2 against the Nuggets, Dave McMenamin of ESPN.com reports.

    Advice: Despite his continued low back soreness, Davis will likely be able to suit up once again as the Lakers attempt to even the first-round series. He played 44 minutes in Saturday's Game 1 loss, totaling 32 points, 14 rebounds, five assists and four blocks. Rotowire.com Yesterday, 3:07 pm
  • Joel Embiid (knee) questionable for Monday
    Joel Embiid (left knee injury recovery) is listed as questionable for the 76ers’ Monday matchup with the Knicks.

    Advice: Embiid’s nagging knee injury has his status for Game 2 up in the air. He’s posted strong stat lines despite discomfort so far and it appears like he’ll be able to do so again after the weekend after getting more rest. Rotoworld Yesterday, 1:54 pm
  • Tagged as questionable
    Embiid is questionable for Monday's Game 2 against the Knicks due to left knee injury recovery.

    Advice: Embiid carrying the designation of "injury recovery," as opposed to a specific aggravation, is a good sign, and returning to the second half of Saturday's contest likely puts him on track for Game 2. That being said, Philadelphia has been unreliable in reporting injuries of late, so Embiid's status will need to be monitored. He declined to speak with media after Saturday's contest, but the big man has returned to action after suffering in-game tweaks twice in the time since his initial return from surgery, so gutting out lingering pain has been the precedent. Rotowire.com Yesterday, 1:38 pm