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Raptors center Jonas Valanciunas was efficient with his opportunities on Wednesday. | 12/17/2014 10:34 PM
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Raptors center Jonas Valanciunas was efficient with his opportunities on Wednesday.
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Impact
Valanciunas only took seven shots, but made six of them and all four of his foul shots. He finished with 16 points and 10 rebounds.
Nets center Mason Plumlee started for Kevin Garnett and led the team in scoring Wednesday. | 12/17/2014 10:32 PM
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Nets center Mason Plumlee started for Kevin Garnett and led the team in scoring Wednesday.
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Impact
Plumlee was 9-of-13 with 23 points. He also had eight rebounds, two blocks and two assists, though, he didn't shoot well at the line (5-of-11). Garnett was only out to receive additional rest, but when that periodically happens this season, Plumlee is worth starting.
Raptors guard Kyle Lowry led Toronto with 20 points in the, 105-89, victory over the Nets. | 12/17/2014 10:30 PM
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Raptors guard Kyle Lowry led Toronto with 20 points in the, 105-89, victory over the Nets.
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Impact
Lowry shot 7-of-13, including 2-of-3 from the 3-point line and was 4-for-4 at the line. Lowry recorded a double-double with 12 assists and contributed three rebounds and two steals too. He continues to be the No. 1 scoring option without DeMar DeRozan.
Jazz power forward Derrick Favors scored 11 points and grabbed six rebounds in his return versus the Heat. | 12/17/2014 10:11 PM
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Jazz power forward Derrick Favors scored 11 points and grabbed six rebounds in his return versus the Heat.
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Impact
Favors played 33 minutes and took eight shots. He made three field goals and was 5-of-7 from the line. Favors also had six rebounds, a steal, a block and an assist.
Heat guard Dwyane Wade had a monster scoring night. | 12/17/2014 10:08 PM
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Heat guard Dwyane Wade had a monster scoring night.
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Impact
Wade accounted for nearly half the Heat's scoring with 42 points. Wade was 12-of-19 from the field, hit two 3-pointers and made an incredible 16-of-21 free throws. He didn't do much else, four rebounds and three assists, but fantasy owners will obviously take the scoring. Unfortunately for Miami, they lost 105-87, against Utah. Wade could be in for more big scoring nights as long as Chris Bosh is out.
Jazz small forward Gordon Hayward had his highest scoring output of the month on Wednesday. | 12/17/2014 10:06 PM
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Jazz small forward Gordon Hayward had his highest scoring output of the month on Wednesday.
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Impact
Hayward had 29 points in 38 minutes against the Heat. He shot 9-of-13, going 4-for-5 from the 3-point line, and a perfect 7-for-7 at the foul line. Hayward also contributed seven assists, six rebounds and a block.
Mavericks guard Monta Ellis was 11-of-20 from the floor on Wednesday. | 12/17/2014 9:55 PM
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Mavericks guard Monta Ellis was 11-of-20 from the floor on Wednesday.
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Impact
Ellis hit one 3-pointer and two foul shots along with 10 other field goals to score 25 points. Ellis also had eight assists, two rebounds and a steal. That's the first time this season Ellis had at least 25 points and seven assists in the same game.
Pistons center Andre Drummond had a massive rebounding game versus the Mavericks. | 12/17/2014 9:52 PM
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Pistons center Andre Drummond had a massive rebounding game versus the Mavericks.
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Impact
Drummond grabbed 24 rebounds, which included seven on the offensive glass. He also scored 19 points, shooting 56.3 percent from the field. Additionally, the big man had four steals, three blocks and an assist. Drummond's only blemish was his 1-for-6 at the foul line.
Mavericks small forward Chandler Parsons scored a season-high 32 points, shooting 10-of-17 from the floor on Wednesday. | 12/17/2014 9:50 PM
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Mavericks small forward Chandler Parsons scored a season-high 32 points, shooting 10-of-17 from the floor on Wednesday.
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Impact
Parsons went 4-for-6 from the 3-point line and made 8-of-9 free throws as well. Parsons also chipped in seven rebounds, two assists and two steals. This month, Parsons is averaging 20.6 ppg, 5.0 rpg, and 2.9 apg.
Celtics forward Brandon Bass led the team in scoring coming off the bench on Wednesday. | 12/17/2014 9:48 PM
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Celtics forward Brandon Bass led the team in scoring coming off the bench on Wednesday.
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Impact
Bass had 18 points, shooting 6-of-10 and making all six free throws. Unfortunately, Bass contributed very little in other categories with just two rebounds.
Magic center Nikola Vucevic scored 18 points and grabbed 13 rebounds in the loss to the Celtics. | 12/17/2014 9:46 PM
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Magic center Nikola Vucevic scored 18 points and grabbed 13 rebounds in the loss to the Celtics.
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Impact
Vucevic continues to be a double-double machine as he has two double-doubles in three games since returning from his back injury. The game he missed the double-double, Vucevic had nine rebounds. The Magic center continues to be a top option at his position.
Celtics guard Rajon Rondo recorded a double-double against the Magic. | 12/17/2014 9:44 PM
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Celtics guard Rajon Rondo recorded a double-double against the Magic.
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Impact
Rondo has 13 points and 15 assists in the, 109-92, victory. Rondo shot 50 percent from the floor and perhaps owners are lucky he didn't get to the free-throw line to lower the fantasy team's free-throw percentage. He also had seven rebounds.
Suns point guard Isaiah Thomas led the team in scoring off the bench on Wednesday. | 12/17/2014 9:26 PM
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Suns point guard Isaiah Thomas led the team in scoring off the bench on Wednesday.
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Impact
Thomas helped the Suns to a, 111-106, victory over the Hornets. Thomas was 7-of-13, including 3-for-8 from 3-point. He also had three rebounds and three assists.
Suns point guard Isaiah Thomas led the team in scoring off the bench on Wednesday. | 12/17/2014 9:26 PM
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Suns point guard Isaiah Thomas led the team in scoring off the bench on Wednesday.
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Impact
Thomas helped the Suns to a, 111-106, victory over the Hornets. Thomas was 7-of-13, including 3-for-8 from 3-point. He also had three rebounds and three assists.
Hornets center Al Jefferson recorded a double-double in the, 111-106, loss to the Suns on Wednesday. | 12/17/2014 9:25 PM
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Hornets center Al Jefferson recorded a double-double in the, 111-106, loss to the Suns on Wednesday.
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Impact
Jefferson scored 28 points and hauled in 10 rebounds. He did a little bit of everything as he also had two assists, two steals and a block. Jefferson and Kemba Walker both took at least 20 shots, and Walker finished just a point shy of Jefferson with 27. Jefferson finished 13-of-22 from the field.
It looks like forward Jared Dudley will replace Jabari Parker in the starting lineup. | 12/17/2014 9:23 PM
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It looks like forward Jared Dudley will replace Jabari Parker in the starting lineup.
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Impact
With Parker likely out for the season, Dudley will receive a majority of Parker's minutes if not all of them. Dudley is worth looking at in standard leagues.
Suns guard Goran Dragic returned on Wednesday to lead all starter with 20 points. | 12/17/2014 9:21 PM
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Suns guard Goran Dragic returned on Wednesday to lead all starter with 20 points.
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Impact
Dragic didn't shoot well from behind the arc, 1-for-6, but made 8-of-17 shots overall and added eight assists. He continues to be a good option at guard for fantasy owners.
Hawks forward Al Horford grabbed just two rebounds but still posted good fantasy numbers on Wednesday. | 12/17/2014 9:17 PM
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Hawks forward Al Horford grabbed just two rebounds but still posted good fantasy numbers on Wednesday.
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Impact
That's because Horford shot 10-of-14 on his way to 20 points. He led all the Atlanta starters in scoring. Horford also added four assists and two blocks.
Cavaliers forward LeBron James led the team with 21 points in the, 127-98, loss to the Hawks Wednesday. | 12/17/2014 9:15 PM
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Cavaliers forward LeBron James led the team with 21 points in the, 127-98, loss to the Hawks Wednesday.
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Impact
The up-and-down season continued for the Cavaliers on Wednesday. Since Cleveland won eight in a row, they have dropped three of the last four games. James shot 50 percent versus the Hawks and had just three rebounds, two assists and two steals to go with the 21 points.
Hawks point guard Shelvin Mack had by far his biggest game of the season Wednesday versus the Cavaliers. | 12/17/2014 9:13 PM
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Hawks point guard Shelvin Mack had by far his biggest game of the season Wednesday versus the Cavaliers.
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Impact
Mack played 23 minutes, the most he has been on the floor this month, and scored 24 points. Mack shot an incredible 6-for-6 from downtown and 7-of-8 from the field overall. Judging by the fact Mack had just six 3-point attempts in the last four games combined, he is never going to repeat this performance.
Nets forward Kevin Garnett will get some additional rest and not play on Wednesday. | 12/17/2014 6:44 PM
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Nets forward Kevin Garnett will get some additional rest and not play on Wednesday.
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Impact
With the Nets playing the second game of a back-to-back Wednesday, Garnett will sit. Mason Plumlee and Mirza Teletovic will benefit.
Jazz power forward Derrick Favors will play versus the Heat on Wednesday. | 12/17/2014 6:22 PM
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Jazz power forward Derrick Favors will play versus the Heat on Wednesday.
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Impact
Utah played on Tuesday, and Favors sat out, so perhaps the plan was for him to play just one of the two back-to-back games. Favors should be in all lineups on Wednesday.
Heat guard Dwyane Wade will play on Wednesday against the Jazz. | 12/17/2014 6:05 PM
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Heat guard Dwyane Wade will play on Wednesday against the Jazz.
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Impact
Wade played through an illness on Tuesday, scoring 28 points in the victory over the Nets. Wade is apparently feeling better and is a must-start with no Chris Bosh in the lineup.
Suns guard Goran Dragic will play on Wednesday against the Hornets. | 12/17/2014 5:55 PM
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Suns guard Goran Dragic will play on Wednesday against the Hornets.
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Impact
Dragic is back after missing the last two games with a back injury. With a nice matchup versus the Hornets, Dragic should be in all lineups on Wednesday.
Hawks point guard Jeff Teague will not play on Wednesday against the Cavaliers due to a hamstring injury. | 12/17/2014 5:52 PM
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Hawks point guard Jeff Teague will not play on Wednesday against the Cavaliers due to a hamstring injury.
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Impact
Teague could also miss some additional time. Dennis Schroder and Shelvin Mack are the two guards for fantasy owners to keep an eye on while Teague is out. Schroder is even a pretty good daily plug-in for Wednesday.
Cavaliers power forward Kevin Love will play on Wednesday against the Hawks. | 12/17/2014 5:50 PM
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Cavaliers power forward Kevin Love will play on Wednesday against the Hawks.
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Impact
Love missed the morning shootaround due to flu-like symptoms, so this is great news for fantasy owners. He must be in all lineups even though it is unlikely Love is 100 percent.
Kings center DeMarcus Cousins (illness) practiced on Wednesday and is expected to play on Thursday. | 12/17/2014 4:45 PM
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Kings center DeMarcus Cousins (illness) practiced on Wednesday and is expected to play on Thursday.
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Impact
Owners need to check back tomorrow, but the fact Cousins is practicing is an extremely positive sign. He has missed the past three weeks with viral meningitis.
Kings center DeMarcus Cousins (illness) practiced on Wednesday and is expected to play on Thursday. | 12/17/2014 4:45 PM
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Kings center DeMarcus Cousins (illness) practiced on Wednesday and is expected to play on Thursday.
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Impact
Owners need to check back tomorrow, but the fact Cousins is practicing is an extremely positive sign. He has missed the pastthree weeks with viral meningitis.
Hawks point guard Jeff Teague (hamstring) is doubtful for Wednesday's game against Boston. | 12/17/2014 3:01 PM
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Hawks point guard Jeff Teague (hamstring) is doubtful for Wednesday's game against Boston.
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Impact
Dennis Schroeder would start in his place, and would make for an intriguing daily play.
Hawks point guard Jeff Teague (hamstring) is doubtful for Wednesday's game against Boston. | 12/17/2014 3:00 PM
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Hawks point guard Jeff Teague (hamstring) is doubtful for Wednesday's game against Boston.
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Impact
Dennis Schroder would start in his place, and would make for an intriguing daily play.
Cavaliers power forward Kevin Love (illness) will be a game-time decision Wednesday. | 12/17/2014 2:59 PM
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Cavaliers power forward Kevin Love (illness) will be a game-time decision Wednesday.
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Impact
He did not take part during the morning shootaround. Owners need to check back before tip-off to see if Love is active.
Spurs point guard Tony Parker (strained left hamstring) will not play Wednesday against Memphis. | 12/17/2014 2:57 PM
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Spurs point guard Tony Parker (strained left hamstring) will not play Wednesday against Memphis.
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Impact
Kawhi Leonard also remains sidelined. Cory Joseph will continue to start in Parker's absence, and makes for a solid option.
Nuggets power forward Kenneth Faried (ankle) will start Wednesday night. | 12/17/2014 2:56 PM
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Nuggets power forward Kenneth Faried (ankle) will start Wednesday night.
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Impact
He missed Saturday's game, but is ready to return. Faried has not played well this season, but could be a nice buy-low candidate.
Spurs forward Tim Duncan will play Wednesday against Memphis. | 12/17/2014 2:54 PM
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Spurs forward Tim Duncan will play Wednesday against Memphis.
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Impact
Manu Ginobili Tiago Splitter will suit up as well. Duncan is a must-start option.
Spurs forward Tim Duncan will play Wednesday against Memphis. | 12/17/2014 2:52 PM
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Spurs forward Tim Duncan will play Wednesday against Memphis.
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Impact
Manu Ginobili will suit up as well. Duncan is a must-start option.
Spurs forward Tim Duncan will play Wednesday against Memphis. | 12/17/2014 2:52 PM
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Spurs forward Tim Duncan will play Wednesday against Memphis.
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Impact
Manu Ginobili will suit up as well. Duncan is a must-start option.
Bulls center Joakim Noah (ankle) said he will play on Thursday. | 12/17/2014 2:51 PM
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Bulls center Joakim Noah (ankle) said he will play on Thursday.
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Impact
There is no official word from the team, so owners need to continue to monitor Noah's preogress over the next 24 hours or so.
Thunder small forward Kevin Durant scored 26 points during Tuesday's win versus Sacramento. | 12/17/2014 9:45 AM
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Thunder small forward Kevin Durant scored 26 points during Tuesday's win versus Sacramento.
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Impact
The biggest news for Durant is that he played 35 minutes, which is the most he has played since returning. It seems his minute-limit is over.
Kings small forward Rudy Gay scored a team-high 22 points during Tuesday's loss against the Thunder. | 12/17/2014 9:44 AM
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Kings small forward Rudy Gay scored a team-high 22 points during Tuesday's loss against the Thunder.
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Impact
He shot 8-of-20 from the field and 5-of-6 from the line. Gay also had six rebouds, three assists, one 3-pointer, one steal, one block, and three turnovers. He is a top-35 option.
Thunder small forward Kevin Durant scored 26 points during Tuesday's win versus Sacramento. | 12/17/2014 9:42 AM
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Thunder small forward Kevin Durant scored 26 points during Tuesday's win versus Sacramento.
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Impact
The biggest news for Durant is that he played 35 minutes, which is the most he has played since returning. It seems his minute-limit is up.
Thunder guard Russell Westbrook did it all during Tuesday's victory against the Kings. | 12/17/2014 9:40 AM
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Thunder guard Russell Westbrook did it all during Tuesday's victory against the Kings.
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Impact
He went 11-of-20 from the field and 9-of-12 from the line for 32 points, seven assists, six rebounds, four steals, one 3-pointer, and one turnover. It is sure nice to have him back.
Bucks small forward Jabari Parker has suffered a torn ACL, according to Espn's Marc Stein. | 12/16/2014 10:49 PM
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Bucks small forward Jabari Parker has suffered a torn ACL, according to Espn's Marc Stein.
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Impact
Awful news for Milwaukee and Parker owners. He is now destined to be sidelined for the remainder of the season.
Nets center Mason Plumlee Mason Plumlee had a nice night Tuesday against Miami. | 12/16/2014 10:40 PM
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Nets center Mason Plumlee Mason Plumlee had a nice night Tuesday against Miami.
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Impact
he went 8-of-12 from the floor and 5-of-8 from the line for 21 points. Plumlee also chipped in nine rebounds, one assist, one steal, one block, and four turnovers.
Grizzlies power forward Zach Randolph recorded a double-double on Tuesday. | 12/16/2014 10:39 PM
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Grizzlies power forward Zach Randolph recorded a double-double on Tuesday.
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Impact
Randolph had 17 points as he shot 8-for-12 from the field and 10 rebounds. Four of the 10 rebounds were on the offensive glass.
Heat guard Dwyane Wade came up big during Tuesday's win over the Nets. | 12/16/2014 10:39 PM
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Heat guard Dwyane Wade came up big during Tuesday's win over the Nets.
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Impact
Wade went 12-of-24 from the field and 3-of-4 from the line for 28 points, five rebounds, four assists, one 3-pointer, one steal, and two turnovers. As long as Chris Bosh is sidelined, Wade should have the chance to put up big numbers.
Warriors guard Klay Thompson shot 50 percent from the field, making 4-of-5 3-pointers on his way to 22 points on Tuesday. | 12/16/2014 10:37 PM
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Warriors guard Klay Thompson shot 50 percent from the field, making 4-of-5 3-pointers on his way to 22 points on Tuesday.
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Impact
That still wasn't enough as Golden State snapped their 17-game winning streak in Memphis. Thompson had great shooting numbers, but he didn't contribute much else. He had two rebounds, one steal and one block.
Pelicans power forward Ryan Anderson was unconscious off the bench during Tuesday's victory against the Jazz. | 12/16/2014 10:36 PM
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Pelicans power forward Ryan Anderson was unconscious off the bench during Tuesday's victory against the Jazz.
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Impact
He went 10-of-15 from the field and 6-of-10 from beyond the arc for 28 points, four rebounds, three assists, and two steals. Anderson should be active everywhere.
Pelicans power forward Anthony Davis returned to fine fashion on Tuesday night. | 12/16/2014 10:35 PM
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Pelicans power forward Anthony Davis returned to fine fashion on Tuesday night.
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Impact
Davis was sidelined with a chest injury, but the injury did no affect him on Tuesday, as he went 12-of-15 from the field and 7-of-7 from the line. He finished with 31 points, nine rebounds, one assist, one steal, three blocks, and two turnovers. Owners can breathe easy.
Grizzlies center Marc Gasol led the team with 24 points as Memphis snapped Golden State's 17-game winning streak beating them, 105-98, on Tuesday. | 12/16/2014 10:35 PM
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Grizzlies center Marc Gasol led the team with 24 points as Memphis snapped Golden State's 17-game winning streak beating them, 105-98, on Tuesday.
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Impact
Gasol shot 11-of-21 with seven rebounds. He also had three assists and a block. Gasol is averaging 22.8 ppg over the last four games.
Jazz center Enes Kanter broke out during Tuesday's loss to the Pelicans. | 12/16/2014 10:33 PM
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Jazz center Enes Kanter broke out during Tuesday's loss to the Pelicans.
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Impact
He finished with a season-high 29 points by going 12-of-22 from the floor and 5-of-6 from the line. Kanter also had seven rebounds, one assist, two steals, one block, and two turnovers.
Mavericks center Tyson Chandler had eight points and 14 rebounds against his former team on Tuesday. | 12/16/2014 10:29 PM
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Mavericks center Tyson Chandler had eight points and 14 rebounds against his former team on Tuesday.
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Impact
Chandler had the most rebounds at Madison Square Garden, where his former team resides. Chandler didn't get many offensive opportunities but was efficient, shooting 80 percent. The Dallas center will get lots of rebounds and blocks but won't score much this season.
Mavericks power forward Dirk Nowitzki led the team with 16 points in the , 107-87, victory on Tuesday. | 12/16/2014 10:27 PM
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Mavericks power forward Dirk Nowitzki led the team with 16 points in the , 107-87, victory on Tuesday.
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Impact
Five different Dallas players were in double figures against the Knicks. Nowitzki was 5-of-11 with one 3-pointer and 5-for-5 at the line. He also had five rebounds, five assists and a steal.
Knicks forward Carmelo Anthony scored a team-high 26 points in the, 107-87, loss to the Mavericks on Tuesday. | 12/16/2014 10:26 PM
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Knicks forward Carmelo Anthony scored a team-high 26 points in the, 107-87, loss to the Mavericks on Tuesday.
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Impact
It was another lackluster performance from the Knicks, who have scored fewer than 90 points in regulation nine times this season. Anthony was 11-of-23, including 2-of-4 from the 3-point line with five rebounds, five assists, four steals and a block.
Wizards guard Otto Porter made his first career start against the Timberwolves on Tuesday. | 12/16/2014 9:30 PM
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Wizards guard Otto Porter made his first career start against the Timberwolves on Tuesday.
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Impact
Porter scored 10 points with five rebounds in 23 minutes. That was the most minutes he has played in two weeks. With so many other stars in the lineup, it will be tough for Porter to carve out a nightly role, but fantasy owners should keep an eye on him as long as he remains a starter.
Timberwolves forward Thaddeus Young led the team with 29 points, shooting a great 63.2 percent from the floor on Tuesday. | 12/16/2014 9:27 PM
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Timberwolves forward Thaddeus Young led the team with 29 points, shooting a great 63.2 percent from the floor on Tuesday.
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Impact
Young had a great all-around fantasy day except for his free-throw shooting. Young had four rebounds, two assists and two steals to go with his 29 points, but he shot 5-of-12 from the line. Even though free-throw percentage isn't very good this season (61.7 percent), he is rarely below 50 percent.
Wizards guard John Wall had a huge fantasy night Tuesday. | 12/16/2014 9:24 PM
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Wizards guard John Wall had a huge fantasy night Tuesday.
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Impact
Wall recorded 21 points and 17 assists, which tied a season-high. Wall shot 9-of-17 from the field and made 2-of-4 3-pointers. He also had four rebounds and a steal. Wall remains a top-20 option.
Jazz power forward Derrick Favors (ankle) will not play Tuesday against the Pelicans. | 12/16/2014 6:53 PM
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Jazz power forward Derrick Favors (ankle) will not play Tuesday against the Pelicans.
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Impact
Rudy Gobert will draw the start, and could make for a nice option in daily fantasy action.
Mavericks small forward Chandler Parsons (back) will start Tuesday against the Knicks. | 12/16/2014 6:50 PM
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Mavericks small forward Chandler Parsons (back) will start Tuesday against the Knicks.
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Impact
He missed Dallas' previous game, but is ready to get back on the court. Get him into your lineup.
Wizards small forward Paul Pierce (sore right toe) will not play on Tuesday against Minnesota. | 12/16/2014 6:43 PM
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Wizards small forward Paul Pierce (sore right toe) will not play on Tuesday against Minnesota.
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Impact
Otto Porter will start in Pierce's place. Consider him day-to-day.
Bucks small forward Jabari Parker suffered a non-contact knee injury against the Suns on Monday. | 12/16/2014 12:39 PM
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Bucks small forward Jabari Parker suffered a non-contact knee injury against the Suns on Monday.
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Impact
X-rays were negative, but we still don't have a clear timetable for his return from what is being called a sprained knee. Khris Middleton and Ersan Ilyasova should see additional minutes.
Heat guard Dwyane Wade is questionable for Tuesday's game against Brooklyn due to flu-like symptoms and missed the morning shootaround. | 12/16/2014 12:35 PM
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Heat guard Dwyane Wade is questionable for Tuesday's game against Brooklyn due to flu-like symptoms and missed the morning shootaround.
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Impact
That doesn't bode well for fantasy owners. Wade has solid averages this season (21.1 ppg, 5.5 apg, 3.6 rpg, 1.0 spg), and if he can get healthy with Chris Bosh out of the lineup, Wade's scoring won't be limited.
Mavericks small forward Chandler Parsons (back) is questionable for Tuesday's game against New York. | 12/16/2014 12:33 PM
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Mavericks small forward Chandler Parsons (back) is questionable for Tuesday's game against New York.
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Impact
He has been playing well of late, but missed Saturday's game and was still dealing with the stiff back Monday. Richard Jefferson played 35 minutes Saturday as his replacement and posted a surprising 13 points and 13 rebounds.
Warriors center Andrew Bogut has been downgraded to out for Tuesday's game against Memphis, according to beat reporter Rusty Simmons of The San Francisco Chronicle. | 12/16/2014 12:30 PM
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Warriors center Andrew Bogut has been downgraded to out for Tuesday's game against Memphis, according to beat reporter Rusty Simmons of The San Francisco Chronicle.
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Impact
Bogut is dealing with some irritation in his knee. While it is not considered serious, the Warriors are playing it safe with Bogut because their fast start allows them to.
Timberwolves guard Mo Williams is questionable for Tuesday's game against Washington due to back spasms. | 12/16/2014 12:27 PM
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Timberwolves guard Mo Williams is questionable for Tuesday's game against Washington due to back spasms.
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Impact
Williams will be a true game-time decision. Even if he plays he's likely to be limited in minutes.
Pelicans power forward Anthony Davis (chest) did not play Sunday against Golden State, but is expected to return Tuesday, according to Nakia Hogan of the Times Picayune. | 12/16/2014 12:24 PM
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Pelicans power forward Anthony Davis (chest) did not play Sunday against Golden State, but is expected to return Tuesday, according to Nakia Hogan of the Times Picayune.
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Impact
He's a fantasy stud and should be installed back into all lineups. Very few players in the league can duplicate Davis' 24.3 ppg, 10.2 rpg, 2.7 bpg.
Knicks guard Shane Larkin is questionable for Tuesday's game against Dallas due to illness. | 12/16/2014 12:21 PM
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Knicks guard Shane Larkin is questionable for Tuesday's game against Dallas due to illness.
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Impact
Larkin could see a lot of playing time if he can get healthy with Iman Shumpert out and J.R. Smith very questionable. Larkin isn't seeing enough time normally to be fantasy worthy and is averaging 5.4 ppg, 1.8 rpg, 2.3 apg.
Knicks guard J.R. Smith is questionable for Tuesday's game against Dallas due to a partially torn left plantar fascia. | 12/16/2014 12:18 PM
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Knicks guard J.R. Smith is questionable for Tuesday's game against Dallas due to a partially torn left plantar fascia.
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Impact
Smith didn't practice Monday, so it's likely on the doubtful side of questionable. It's about his pain tolerance and therefore each day is different. he's missed the past three games.
Knicks guard J.R. Smith is questionable for Tuesday's game against Dallas due to a partially torn left plantar fascia. | 12/16/2014 12:18 PM
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Knicks guard J.R. Smith is questionable for Tuesday's game against Dallas due to a partially torn left plantar fascia.
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Impact
Smith didn't practice Monday, so it's likely on the doubtful side of questionable. It's about his pain tolerance and therefore each day is different. he's missed the past three games.
Trail Blazers center Robin Lopez could miss a month after suffering a broken right hand, according Adrian Wojnarowski of Yahoo. | 12/16/2014 12:14 PM
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Trail Blazers center Robin Lopez could miss a month after suffering a broken right hand, according Adrian Wojnarowski of Yahoo.
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Impact
Lopez will see a specialist Tuesday which may sharpen the timetable. He's averaging 9.6 ppg, 7.2 rpg, 1.2 apg, 1.5 bpg and has low-end fantasy value.
Sacramento SF Omri Casspi is doubtful for Tuesday's game against Oklahoma City due to a sore left knee. | 12/16/2014 12:11 PM
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Sacramento SF Omri Casspi is doubtful for Tuesday's game against Oklahoma City due to a sore left knee.
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Impact
Casspi has already missed the last four games. He's not been fantasy worthy this season averaging 8.2 ppg, 3.4 rpg, 1.4 apg and he doesn't shoot the three-ball well (2-of-14).
Jazz power forward Derrick Favors missed Sunday's game, but did get in a limited practice Monday and is questionable for Tuesday's game against New Orleans | 12/16/2014 12:07 PM
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Jazz power forward Derrick Favors missed Sunday's game, but did get in a limited practice Monday and is questionable for Tuesday's game against New Orleans
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Impact
Favors left Friday's game with a right ankle injury. He's taken a big step forward this season averaging 15.6 ppg, 8.2 rpg, 1.5 apg.
76ers center Nerlens Noel scored a career-high 19 points during Monday's loss to the Celtics. | 12/15/2014 10:29 PM
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76ers center Nerlens Noel scored a career-high 19 points during Monday's loss to the Celtics.
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Impact
Noel was 9-of-12 from the floor and had eight rebounds, four assists, three steals, two blocks, and three turnovers. Owners should continue to expect some inconsistency.
Hawks forward Al Horford posted a double-double during Monday's win against the Bulls. | 12/15/2014 9:57 PM
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Hawks forward Al Horford posted a double-double during Monday's win against the Bulls.
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Impact
He had 21 points, 10 rebounds, six assists, two steals, five turnovers, and went 10-of-19 from the floor.
Hawks forward Al Horford posted a double-double during Monday's win against the Bulls. | 12/15/2014 9:54 PM
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Hawks forward Al Horford posted a double-double during Monday's win against the Bulls.
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Impact
He had 21 points, 10 reboubds, six assists, two steals, five turnovers, and went 10-of-19 from the floor.
Bulls forward Taj Gibson had a strong game during Monday's loss to Atlanta. | 12/15/2014 9:53 PM
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Bulls forward Taj Gibson had a strong game during Monday's loss to Atlanta.
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Impact
He started for Joakim Noah and had 15 points, 17 rebounds, one assist, two blocks, two turnovers, and shot 7-of-11 from the floor. Once Noah returns, Gibson will be slightly inconsistent.
Bulls shooting guard Jimmy Butler continued his strong season on Monday night. | 12/15/2014 9:51 PM
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Bulls shooting guard Jimmy Butler continued his strong season on Monday night.
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Impact
Butler finished with 22 points, nine rebounds, two assists, three 3-pointers, two steals, and two turnovers. He is easily a top-20 player.
Raptors guard Louis Williams scored 18 points off the bench during Monday's win against the Raptors. | 12/15/2014 9:50 PM
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Raptors guard Louis Williams scored 18 points off the bench during Monday's win against the Raptors.
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Impact
He did so off the bench and also had three rebounds, two assists, one 3-pointer, one steal, and one turnover.
Magic small forward Tobias Harris scored a team-high 18 points during Monday's loss to Toronto. | 12/15/2014 9:47 PM
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Magic small forward Tobias Harris scored a team-high 18 points during Monday's loss to Toronto.
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Impact
He also had six rebounds, three assists, one block, and three turnovers. Harris is continuing his breakout season.
76ers center Nerlens Noel scored a career-high 19 points dueing Monday's loss to the Celtics. | 12/15/2014 9:32 PM
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76ers center Nerlens Noel scored a career-high 19 points dueing Monday's loss to the Celtics.
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Impact
Noel was 9-of-12 from the floor and had eight rebounds, four assists, three steals, two blocks, and three turnovers. Owners should continue to expect some inconsistency.
Celtics center Kelly Olynyk scored a team-high 30 points during Monday's win versus Philadelphia. | 12/15/2014 9:30 PM
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Celtics center Kelly Olynyk scored a team-high 30 points during Monday's win versus Philadelphia.
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Impact
He did so off the bench and finished 12-of-17 from the field, 3-of-3 from the line, and 3-of-5 from deep. Olynyk also had nine rebounds, one assist, three steals, two blocks, and four turnovers. As long as Olynyk continues to come off the bench, his vlalue will be limited.
Pacers shooting guard Rodney Stuckey continued his strong play against the Lakers on Monday night. | 12/15/2014 9:21 PM
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Pacers shooting guard Rodney Stuckey continued his strong play against the Lakers on Monday night.
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Impact
He finished with 20 points, 10 rebounds, seven assists, and went 6-of-14 from the floor and 8-of-10 from the stripe. Stuckey needs to be owned everywhere.
Pacers shooting guard Rodney Stuckey continued his strong play against the Lakers on Monday night. | 12/15/2014 9:20 PM
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Pacers shooting guard Rodney Stuckey continued his strong play against the Lakers on Monday night.
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Impact
He finished with 20 points, 10 rebounds, seven assists, and went 6-of-14 fromt he floor and 8-of-10 from the stripe. Stuckey needs to be owned everywhere.
Lakers guard Kobe Bryant scored a team-high 21 points during Monday's loss to the Pacers. | 12/15/2014 9:19 PM
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Lakers guard Kobe Bryant scored a team-high 21 points during Monday's loss to the Pacers.
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Impact
He was dreadful from the field, going 8-of-26. Bryant also had four rebounds, three assists, two 3-pointers, two steals, and three turnovers.
Cavaliers forward LeBron James filled the stat sheet during Monday's victory against the Hornets. | 12/15/2014 9:16 PM
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Cavaliers forward LeBron James filled the stat sheet during Monday's victory against the Hornets.
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Impact
James was 11-of-19 from the field and 3-of-4 from the line for 27 points, 13 assists, seven rebounds, two 3-pointers, one steal, three blocks, and five turnovers.
Cavaliers power forward Kevin Love came up big for fantasy owners on Monday night. | 12/15/2014 9:15 PM
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Cavaliers power forward Kevin Love came up big for fantasy owners on Monday night.
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Impact
He went 7-of-14 from the field, 4-of-5 from the line, and 4-of-9 from beyond the arc for 22 points. Love did not stop there, as he posted 18 rebounds, five assists, four steals, and one turnover. This may have been Love's best game as a Cavalier.
Hornets point guard Kemba Walker went 11-of-20 from the field during Monday's loss to the Cavaliers. | 12/15/2014 9:12 PM
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Hornets point guard Kemba Walker went 11-of-20 from the field during Monday's loss to the Cavaliers.
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Impact
He finished with a team-high 24 points. Walker also had five assists, five rebounds, one 3-pointer, and three turnovers.
Spurs point guard Tony Parker (strained left hamstring) is expected to miss Monday's game against Portland. | 12/15/2014 4:28 PM
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Spurs point guard Tony Parker (strained left hamstring) is expected to miss Monday's game against Portland.
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Impact
Cory Joseph should get the start. He was solid against the Lakers with 16 points, four rebounds and five assists. Given the Spurs will be without Parker, GManu Ginobili and Tim Duncan there are a lot of shots and points available.
Spurs guard Manu Ginobili is expected to miss Monday's game against Portland due to a bruised lower back. | 12/15/2014 4:27 PM
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Spurs guard Manu Ginobili is expected to miss Monday's game against Portland due to a bruised lower back.
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Impact
Ginobili will join Tim Duncan and Tony Parker on the bench.
Spurs forward Tim Duncan is expected to miss Monday's game against Portland due to a rest day. | 12/15/2014 4:26 PM
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Spurs forward Tim Duncan is expected to miss Monday's game against Portland due to a rest day.
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Impact
Nothing we haven't seen before from this team as they are more interested in the postseason than running their team ragged in the regular season. He should be back for the next game.
Suns guard Goran Dragic did not play Sunday due to a lower back strain and is doubtful for Monday's game against Milwaukee | 12/15/2014 4:24 PM
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Suns guard Goran Dragic did not play Sunday due to a lower back strain and is doubtful for Monday's game against Milwaukee
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Impact
Dragic's numbers (16.1 ppg, 3.4 rpg, 4.0 apg) have taken a hit this season as Isaiah Thomas and Eric Bledson have simply played better.
Heat guard Dwyane Wade is questionable for Tuesday's game against Brooklyn due to flu-like symptoms. | 12/15/2014 4:23 PM
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Heat guard Dwyane Wade is questionable for Tuesday's game against Brooklyn due to flu-like symptoms.
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Impact
Wade has solid averages this season (21.1 ppg, 5.5 apg, 3.6 rpg, 1.0 spg), and if he can get healthy with Chris Bosh out of the lineup, Wade's scoring won't be limited.
Heat forward Chris Bosh is dealing with a calf injury that will sideline him indefinitely. | 12/15/2014 4:20 PM
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Heat forward Chris Bosh is dealing with a calf injury that will sideline him indefinitely.
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Impact
it could be a day-to-day thing or a week-to-week injury, we don't know. He's been a great fantasy asset to date, averaging 21.6 ppg, 8.2 rpg, 2.1 apg, 1.1 spg and there is no one person to pick up the slack.
Clippers center Spencer Hawes left Friday's game with a left knee injury and is questionable for Monday's game against Detroit. | 12/15/2014 4:17 PM
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Clippers center Spencer Hawes left Friday's game with a left knee injury and is questionable for Monday's game against Detroit.
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Impact
His MRI was negative. Hawes (6.3 ppg, 4.3 rpg) won't be fantasy worthy as long as DeAndre Jordan is healthy.
Clippers SF Reggie Bullock (sprained right ankle) has missed the past six games and is doubtful for Monday night against Detroit. | 12/15/2014 4:15 PM
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Clippers SF Reggie Bullock (sprained right ankle) has missed the past six games and is doubtful for Monday night against Detroit.
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Impact
Bullock has no fantasy value playing about 10 minutes per night and averaging 3.2 ppg.
Pacers shooting guard C.J. Miles left Friday's game with a bruised left knee, but is probable for Monday's game against the LA Lakers. | 12/15/2014 4:13 PM
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Pacers shooting guard C.J. Miles left Friday's game with a bruised left knee, but is probable for Monday's game against the LA Lakers.
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Impact
Miles has limted fantasy value with just a 9.1 ppg average and little contributions elsewhere.
Nuggets power forward Kenneth Faried (ankle) did not play Sunday and is questionable for Wednesday's game against Houston. | 12/15/2014 4:11 PM
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Nuggets power forward Kenneth Faried (ankle) did not play Sunday and is questionable for Wednesday's game against Houston.
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Impact
The power forward has been a pretty big disappointment this season. Big things were expected, but he's averaging just 11.0 ppg, 6.6 rpg. J.J. Hickson would see a lot of minutes.
Cavaliers shooting guard Dion Waiters left Friday's game with a strained abdominal, but is probable for Monday's game against Charlotte. | 12/15/2014 4:09 PM
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Cavaliers shooting guard Dion Waiters left Friday's game with a strained abdominal, but is probable for Monday's game against Charlotte.
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Impact
Waiters is averaging 9.4 ppg but doesn't help out in any other categories leaving him with limited fantasy value.
Cavaliers guard Matthew Dellavedova (illness) is questionable for Monday's game against Charlotte. | 12/15/2014 4:08 PM
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Cavaliers guard Matthew Dellavedova (illness) is questionable for Monday's game against Charlotte.
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Impact
Dellavedova (4.3 ppg, 2.7 rpg, 3.1 apg) won't have any fantasy value while playing around 22 minutes per night.
Bulls center Joakim Noah is doubtful for Monday's game against Atlanta. | 12/15/2014 4:05 PM
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Bulls center Joakim Noah is doubtful for Monday's game against Atlanta.
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Impact
Noah told the Chicago Tribune on Friday that his ankle is feeling better, but the Bulls are excercising extreme caution. Pau Gasol, Taj Gibson and Nikola Mirotic will have bigger roles without Noah in the lineup.
Nets forward Mirza Teletovic is questionable for Tuesday's game against Miami due to a hip pointer. | 12/15/2014 4:03 PM
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Nets forward Mirza Teletovic is questionable for Tuesday's game against Miami due to a hip pointer.
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Impact
Teletovic has missed the last three contests. If he's healthy, he could see significant playung time while Brook Lopez is sidelined.