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Bulls forward Taj Gibson left Friday's game with an apparent ankle sprain and is doubtful for Sunday's game against the Clippers. | 02/28/2015 2:29 PM
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Bulls forward Taj Gibson left Friday's game with an apparent ankle sprain and is doubtful for Sunday's game against the Clippers.
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Impact
Pau Gasol (illness) is expected back and would see big minutes if Gibson can't run.
Bulls forward Pau Gasol missed Friday's game against Minnesota due to illness, but is expected to return for Sunday's contest. | 02/28/2015 2:28 PM
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Bulls forward Pau Gasol missed Friday's game against Minnesota due to illness, but is expected to return for Sunday's contest.
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Impact
Gasol has played well this season (18.4 ppg, 12.1 rpg, 2.9 apg, 2.1 bpg). He would likely see additional minutes with Taj Gibson (ankle) doubtful for the game.
Celtics backup center Kelly Olynyk made it through Saturday's practice, according to beat writer Jay King. We await word whether he'll be available for Sunday's game versus Golden State. | 02/28/2015 1:51 PM
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Celtics backup center Kelly Olynyk made it through Saturday's practice, according to beat writer Jay King. We await word whether he'll be available for Sunday's game versus Golden State.
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Impact
Olynyk is averaging 11.1 ppg, 5.4 rpg, but could be viable if he would see more than his current 25 mpg which could happen with Jared Sullinger out for the season.
Houston center Dwight Howard doesn't appear to be much closer to returning, according to Jonathan Feigen of the Houston Chronicle. | 02/28/2015 1:09 PM
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Houston center Dwight Howard doesn't appear to be much closer to returning, according to Jonathan Feigen of the Houston Chronicle.
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Impact
Its been four weeks and he has yet to progress to on-court drills. He'll have more MRI work done next week and we will know more, but at this point fantasy owners should plan on life without the big man.
Cavaliers point guard Kyrie Irving didn't play in Friday's game against Indiana and is questionable for Sunday against Houston. | 02/28/2015 1:06 PM
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Cavaliers point guard Kyrie Irving didn't play in Friday's game against Indiana and is questionable for Sunday against Houston.
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Impact
He had an MRI Friday which apparently came back negative, so its probably about apin management. Irving is obviously a must start when playing (21.7 ppg, 3.3 rpg, 5.2 apg) with Matthews Dalladova the option is he sits again. Delladova was just 5-of-18 against the Pacers.
Thunder guard Russell Westbrook took a knee to the face, according to Ben Golliver of si.com and will be evaluated. | 02/28/2015 9:18 AM
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Thunder guard Russell Westbrook took a knee to the face, according to Ben Golliver of si.com and will be evaluated.
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Impact
Hopefully there was no concussion. Westbrook has posted three consecutive monster triple-doubles and any lost playing time would be a disaster for his fantasy owners. D.J. Augustin would start if Westbrook can't go for any reason.
Pistons forward Greg Monroe had a monster game during Friday's double overtime loss to the Knicks. | 02/27/2015 10:45 PM
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Pistons forward Greg Monroe had a monster game during Friday's double overtime loss to the Knicks.
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Impact
He finished with 28 points and 13 boards, and shot 9-of-13 from the field and 10-of-15 from the stripe. Monroe also recorded two assists, two blocks, two steals, and one turnover.
Pistons center Andre Drummond recorded a double-double on Friday night. | 02/27/2015 10:44 PM
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Pistons center Andre Drummond recorded a double-double on Friday night.
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Impact
He also shot 9-of-11 from the floor and finished with 21 points, 15 boards, and four blocks. Drummond is still ranked outside the top 100.
Knicks forward Andrea Bargnani may have had his best game as a member of New York during Friday's double overtime win against the Pistons. | 02/27/2015 10:44 PM
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Knicks forward Andrea Bargnani may have had his best game as a member of New York during Friday's double overtime win against the Pistons.
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Impact
He went 10-of-20 from the field and 4-of-5 from the line for 25 points, 12 rebounds, four assists, one 3-pointer, one steal, one block, and zero turnovers. Despite the solid outing, Bargnani can be left on the wire.
Rockets forward Terrence Jones scored a team-high 26 points in a win Friday against Brooklyn. | 02/27/2015 10:39 PM
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Rockets forward Terrence Jones scored a team-high 26 points in a win Friday against Brooklyn.
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Impact
He also had 12 rebounds and shot 11-of-16 from the field and 4-of-4 from the line. Jones is now healthy and needs to be active in all formats.
Nets guard Joe Johnson filled the stat sheet during Friday's loss versus Houston | 02/27/2015 10:38 PM
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Nets guard Joe Johnson filled the stat sheet during Friday's loss versus Houston
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Impact
He finished with 13 points, nine boards, six dimes, one steal, and one turnover. Johnson is a top-90 option.
New Orleans center Alexis Ajinca scored a career-high 24 points during Friday's win over the Heat. | 02/27/2015 10:36 PM
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New Orleans center Alexis Ajinca scored a career-high 24 points during Friday's win over the Heat.
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Impact
He did so off the bench in 22 minutes of action, and 9-of-19 from the field and 6-of-8 from the line. Ajinca also managed eight rebounds, three blocks, and one turnover. He can still be left on the wire.
Heat guard Goran Dragic had a nice game during Friday's loss against the Pelicans. | 02/27/2015 10:35 PM
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Heat guard Goran Dragic had a nice game during Friday's loss against the Pelicans.
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Impact
He went 9-of-13 from the field and 2-of-2 from the line for 20 points, five assists, three rebounds, one steal, and just one turnover.
Clippers guard Chris Paul posted a double-double during Friday's victory over the Grizzlies. | 02/27/2015 10:31 PM
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Clippers guard Chris Paul posted a double-double during Friday's victory over the Grizzlies.
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Impact
He had 19 points, 13 dimes, four rebounds, two steals, one 3-pointer, and one turnover. Paul is a top-five option in standard leagues.
After grabbing 19 rebounds on Wednesday, Clippers center DeAndre Jordan topped that performance on Friday. | 02/27/2015 10:30 PM
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After grabbing 19 rebounds on Wednesday, Clippers center DeAndre Jordan topped that performance on Friday.
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Impact
He finished with 15 points, 22 boards, three assists, two steals, three blocks, and one turnover. More impressively, Jordan had 17 free throw attempts, and made seven of them.
Bulls shooting guard Jimmy Butler scored scored a team-high 28 points during Friday's victory against the Timberwolves. | 02/27/2015 10:28 PM
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Bulls shooting guard Jimmy Butler scored scored a team-high 28 points during Friday's victory against the Timberwolves.
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Impact
Butler is going to need to step up with Derrick Rose sidelined. He did on Friday, going 11-of-19 from the field and 6-of-7 from the line. He also had 12 boards, one assist, two steals, two blocks, and one turnover.
Bulls shooting guard Jimmy Butler scored scored a team-high 28 points during Friday's victory against the Timberwolves. | 02/27/2015 10:28 PM
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Bulls shooting guard Jimmy Butler scored scored a team-high 28 points during Friday's victory against the Timberwolves.
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Impact
Butler is going to need to step up with Derrick Rose sidelined. He did on friday, going 11-of-19 from the field and 6-of-7 from the line. He also had 12 boards, one assist, two steals, two blocks, and one turnover.
Timberwolves point guard Ricky Rubio recorded a double-double during Friday's loss against the Bulls. | 02/27/2015 10:26 PM
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Timberwolves point guard Ricky Rubio recorded a double-double during Friday's loss against the Bulls.
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Impact
He had 15 points, 10 assists, six rebounds, one 3-pointer, one steal, one block, and one turnover. An even bigger positive was that Rubio was able to play 38 minutes.
Raptors guard DeMar DeRozan shot very poorly from the field during Friday's loss versus Golden State. | 02/27/2015 10:10 PM
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Raptors guard DeMar DeRozan shot very poorly from the field during Friday's loss versus Golden State.
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Impact
He went 4-of-16 from the floor, but did go 6-of-6 from the line for 14 points, three boards, and three turnovers.
Warriors guard Klay Thompson drilled five 3-pointers on Friday night. | 02/27/2015 10:09 PM
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Warriors guard Klay Thompson drilled five 3-pointers on Friday night.
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Impact
He finished with 25 points, five assists, one rebound, one steal, and one block. Thompson is still a top-10 player.
Warriors guard Stephen Curry rebounded from a poor outing on Thursday, and helped defeat Toronto on Friday night. | 02/27/2015 10:08 PM
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Warriors guard Stephen Curry rebounded from a poor outing on Thursday, and helped defeat Toronto on Friday night.
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Impact
Curry went 8-of-13 from the field, 3-of-3 from the line, and 3-of-4 from downtown in just 25 minutes of action. He finished with 22 points, six rebounds, five assists, two steals, and two turnovers.
Celtics point guard Isaiah Thomas can score on any team. | 02/27/2015 10:06 PM
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Celtics point guard Isaiah Thomas can score on any team.
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Impact
He has continued where he left off in Phoenix. Thomas scored a team-high 28 points off the bench on Friday night, and also had seven assists, two 3-pointers, one board, one steal, and three turnovers. He is a top-60 player.
Hornets guard Mo Williams has been a major pickup for Charlotte. | 02/27/2015 10:05 PM
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Hornets guard Mo Williams has been a major pickup for Charlotte.
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Impact
He finished with 31 points, seven boards, four assists, six 3-pointers, one steal, and three turnovers in a loss Friday against the Celtics. Williams has amazingly been a top-30 option over the past two weeks.
Hornets guard Mo Williams has been a major pickup for Charlotte. | 02/27/2015 10:04 PM
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Hornets guard Mo Williams has been a major pickup for Charlotte.
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Impact
He finished with 31 points, seven boards, four assists, six 3-pointers, one steal, and three turnovers in a loss Friday against the Celtics. Williams has amazingly been a top-30 option over the past two weeks.
Hawks forward Al Horford recorded 17 points and 13 rebounds during Friday's victory against the Magic. | 02/27/2015 10:02 PM
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Hawks forward Al Horford recorded 17 points and 13 rebounds during Friday's victory against the Magic.
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Impact
He shot well, going 7-of-9 from the floor and 3-of-4 from the line. Horford is one of the main reasons why the Hawks are in first place in the Eastern Conference.
Magic center Nikola Vucevic had another productive night on Friday. | 02/27/2015 10:01 PM
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Magic center Nikola Vucevic had another productive night on Friday.
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Impact
He went 10-of-16 from the floor and 1-of-2 from the line for 21 points, 15 boards, three assists, one block, one steal. and four turnovers. Vucevic is a top=20 player in standard leagues.
Pacers point guard George Hill posted a triple-double during Friday's victory over the Cavaliers. | 02/27/2015 9:59 PM
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Pacers point guard George Hill posted a triple-double during Friday's victory over the Cavaliers.
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Impact
Hill finished with 15 points, 12 assists, 10 rebounds, two steals, one block, and two turnovers. Hill is a top-100 option, and any owner who rolled with him on Friday, was handsomely rewarded.
Cavaliers power forward Kevin Love recorded a double-double during Friday's loss against the Pacers. | 02/27/2015 9:57 PM
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Cavaliers power forward Kevin Love recorded a double-double during Friday's loss against the Pacers.
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Impact
No surprise that Love led the team in shots with LeBron James and Kyrie Irving sidelined. He went 6-of-19 from the floor and 4-of-4 from the line for 17 points, 10 rebounds, three assists, one 3-pointer, two steals, and two blocks.
76ers center Nerlens Noel played very well during Friday's victory against the Wizards. | 02/27/2015 9:52 PM
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76ers center Nerlens Noel played very well during Friday's victory against the Wizards.
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Impact
He finished with 14 points, 13 boards, three assists, three blocks, two steals, and turnovers. Noel also shot 5-of-9 from the field and 4-of-6 from the line. He has been a top-20 option over the past 14 days. Pretty impressive.
Wizards guard John Wall shot just 7-of-26 from the field, but posted a double-double during Friday's loss against the 76ers. | 02/27/2015 9:50 PM
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Wizards guard John Wall shot just 7-of-26 from the field, but posted a double-double during Friday's loss against the 76ers.
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Impact
He had 21 points and 11 assists, along with five rebounds, two steals, one block, and four turnovers. Wall is a top-30 option.
Bulls forward Taj Gibson left Friday's game with an apparent ankle sprain. | 02/27/2015 8:54 PM
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Bulls forward Taj Gibson left Friday's game with an apparent ankle sprain.
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Impact
He will not return which leaves Chicago very thin at power forward with Pau Gasol out as well. Nikola Mirotic will play most of the game.
Bulls forward Taj Gibson left Friday's game with an apparent ankle sprain. | 02/27/2015 8:54 PM
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Bulls forward Taj Gibson left Friday's game with an apparent ankle sprain.
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Impact
He will not return which leaves Chicago very thin at power forward with Pau Gasol out as well. Nikola Mirotic will play most of the game.
Warriors small forward Andre Iguodala (rest) will not on Friday night. | 02/27/2015 6:29 PM
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Warriors small forward Andre Iguodala (rest) will not on Friday night.
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Impact
He will continue to receive random nights off. Iguodala should be back out there next time Golden State takes the court.
Cavaliers forward LeBron James (back) will miss Friday's game against the Pacers. | 02/27/2015 6:08 PM
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Cavaliers forward LeBron James (back) will miss Friday's game against the Pacers.
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Impact
This comes out of nowhere after James put in a season-high 42 points on Thursday night. Kyrie Irving is out as well, so Kevin Love and J.R. Smith should be in line for a big night. Consider James day-to-day.
Cavaliers forward LeBron James (back) will miss Friday's game against the Pacers. | 02/27/2015 5:52 PM
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Cavaliers forward LeBron James (back) will miss Friday's game against the Pacers.
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Impact
This comes out of nowhere after James put in a season-high 42 points on Thursday night. Kyrie Irving is out as well, so Kevin Love and J.R. Smith should be in line for a big night. Consider James day-to-day.
Cavaliers forward LeBron James (back) will miss Friday's game against the Pacers. | 02/27/2015 5:49 PM
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Cavaliers forward LeBron James (back) will miss Friday's game against the Pacers.
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Impact
This comes out of nowhere after James put in a season-high 42 points on Thursday night. Kyrie Irving is out as well, so Kevin Love and J.R. Smith should be in line for a big night. Consider James day-to-day.
Kings center DeMarcus Cousins missed Thursday's practice due to an ankle issue and has been downgraded to out for Friday's game against San Antonio. | 02/27/2015 4:22 PM
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Kings center DeMarcus Cousins missed Thursday's practice due to an ankle issue and has been downgraded to out for Friday's game against San Antonio.
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Impact
Cousins is a top-five fantasy asset and any loss of production from the center is a disaster. He's averaging 23.7 ppg, 12.2 rpg, 3.3 apg, 1.4 spg, 1.7 bpg. Carl Landry and Reggie Evans should see plenty of court time though none can match Cousins' fantasy value.
Cavaliers point guard Kyrie Irving has been downgraded to out for Friday's game against Indiana. | 02/27/2015 3:56 PM
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Cavaliers point guard Kyrie Irving has been downgraded to out for Friday's game against Indiana.
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Impact
It's a sore left shoulder. He had an MRI Friday, but he's not going to travel to Indiana with the team. Until we hear the diagnosis we will call him day-to-day. The Cavs are a lock for the playoffs so expect then to be conservative with Irving.
Bucks guard O.J. Mayo hamstring will not play Friday versus the Lakers. | 02/27/2015 3:55 PM
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Bucks guard O.J. Mayo hamstring will not play Friday versus the Lakers.
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Impact
Mayo has scored in double digits in six straight games before Monday's outing. He's averaging 11.9 ppg, 2.6 rpg, 2.8 apg so his fantasy value is still limited by his one-dimensional play.
Heat forward Luol Deng is expected to be ready for Friday's game versus New Orleans. | 02/27/2015 2:27 PM
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Heat forward Luol Deng is expected to be ready for Friday's game versus New Orleans.
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Impact
Deng is dealing with a sore neck from a blow to the head in Wednesday's game, but is not in the concussion protocol. He's averaged 25 ppg and 5.0 rpg over the past two contests.
Timberwolves forward Kevin Garnett is questionable for Friday's game against Chicago. | 02/27/2015 2:25 PM
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Timberwolves forward Kevin Garnett is questionable for Friday's game against Chicago.
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Impact
Minnesota plays back-to-back games and Garnett is likely to rest in one of them. If he does sit, Gorgui Dieng should see a lot of minutes.
Thunder guard Russell Westbrook is probable for Friday night against Portland. | 02/27/2015 2:23 PM
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Thunder guard Russell Westbrook is probable for Friday night against Portland.
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Impact
He tweaked his ankle late in the game against the Suns. He's been the best player in the league for about a month and Wednesday night was no different as he posted 39 points, 14 rebounds and 11 assists.
Wizards power forward Kris Humphries missed the morning shootaround and should be considered questionable for Friday's game against Philadelphia. | 02/27/2015 2:20 PM
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Wizards power forward Kris Humphries missed the morning shootaround and should be considered questionable for Friday's game against Philadelphia.
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Impact
Humphries has been dealing with a strained left hamstring. He's coming off the bench and has yet to prove fantasy worthy on a consistent basis.
Wizards small forward Paul Pierce missed Wednesday's game and is questionable for Friday's game against Philadelphia. | 02/27/2015 2:17 PM
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Wizards small forward Paul Pierce missed Wednesday's game and is questionable for Friday's game against Philadelphia.
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Impact
Pierce had one of his best games of the season on Tuesday (25 points, five rebounds) but sat out Wednesday. Old guys have trouble with back-to-back games and the team may opt for him to play against Detroit on Saturday instead of Friday versus Philadelphia.
Rockets star guard James Harden is still questionable for Friday's game against Brooklyn while dealing with an ankle issue. | 02/27/2015 2:13 PM
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Rockets star guard James Harden is still questionable for Friday's game against Brooklyn while dealing with an ankle issue.
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Impact
He did make it through the morning shootaround, so there is a solid chance he plays tonight. He's averaging 27.2 ppg, 5.8 rpg, 6.9 apg, 1.9 spg and 2.7 threes per contest. Fantasy owners must check back just before tipoff.
Mavericks point guard Rajon Rondo has served hisone-game suspension for conduct detrimental to the team. | 02/27/2015 2:11 PM
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Mavericks point guard Rajon Rondo has served hisone-game suspension for conduct detrimental to the team.
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Impact
Rondo was back at practice Friday morning and should be in the starting lineup. He's averaging just 9.0 ppg, 4.5 rpg, 6.2 apg, 1.3 spg on 40.8 percent shooting since joining the Mavs.
Mavericks center Tyson Chandler (hip contusion) is probable for Saturday's game against Brooklyn. | 02/27/2015 2:09 PM
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Mavericks center Tyson Chandler (hip contusion) is probable for Saturday's game against Brooklyn.
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Impact
He did not play on Wednesday with the ailment, but it does not appear to be serious. If Chandler is forced to miss anymore time, Bernard James would likely continue to start at center.
Cavaliers point guard Kyrie Irving is doubtful for Friday's game against Indiana. | 02/27/2015 2:06 PM
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Cavaliers point guard Kyrie Irving is doubtful for Friday's game against Indiana.
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Impact
It's a sore left shoulder. He'll have an MRI Friday, but he's not going to travel to Indiana with the team. Until we hear the diagnosis we will call him day-to-day. The Cavs are a lock for the playoffs so expect then to be conservative with Irving.
Bulls guard Derrick Rose (torn meniscus surgery) has a timetable of 4-6 weeks, according to the team. | 02/27/2015 2:04 PM
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Bulls guard Derrick Rose (torn meniscus surgery) has a timetable of 4-6 weeks, according to the team.
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Impact
Of course, Rose has not been a quick healer in the past, so fantasy owners should not expect him to come back on the short end of the timetable.
Bulls forward Taj Gibson is expected to start Friday night for the ill Pau Gasol. | 02/27/2015 2:02 PM
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Bulls forward Taj Gibson is expected to start Friday night for the ill Pau Gasol.
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Impact
Gasol has played well this season (18.4 ppg, 12.1 rpg, 2.9 apg, 2.1 bpg), but the Bulls can move Gibson into the starting lineup. Gibson has averaged 13.7 ppg, 8.5 apg, 1.6 apg in 13 starts.
Bulls forward Pau Gasol will miss Friday's game against Minnesota due to illness. | 02/27/2015 2:01 PM
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Bulls forward Pau Gasol will miss Friday's game against Minnesota due to illness.
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Impact
Gasol has played well this season (18.4 ppg, 12.1 rpg, 2.9 apg, 2.1 bpg), but the Bulls are strong at the position and can move Taj Gibson into the starting lineup. Gibson has averaged 13.7 ppg, 8.5 apg, 1.6 apg in 13 starts.
Cavaliers point guard Kyrie Irving briefly left Thursday's game, but returned in the fourth quarter. | 02/26/2015 10:44 PM
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Cavaliers point guard Kyrie Irving briefly left Thursday's game, but returned in the fourth quarter.
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Impact
He dealt with a shoulder injury, but seems to be fine. Irving finished with 24 points, three rebounds, one assist, two 3-pointers, two steals, and two turnovers. He also shot 6-of-17 from the field and 10-of-10 from the line.
Cavaliers forward LeBron James scored a season-high 42 points during Thursday's victory against the Warriors. | 02/26/2015 10:44 PM
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Cavaliers forward LeBron James scored a season-high 42 points during Thursday's victory against the Warriors.
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Impact
It looked like James wanted to prove he should be in the MVP discussion. He went 15-of-25 from the field, 8-of-11 from the line, and 4-of-9 from downtown. He also recorded 11 boards, five assists, three steals, one block, and six turnovers.
The Splash Brothers had a rough night during Thursday's loss against the Cavaliers. | 02/26/2015 10:43 PM
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The Splash Brothers had a rough night during Thursday's loss against the Cavaliers.
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Impact
Curry was just 5-of-17 from the field for 18 points, six assists, three rebounds, three 3-pointers, one steal, and four turnovers. Klay Thimpson shot just 5-of-13 from the floor for 13 points.
Bulls Vice President is hopeful guard Derrick Rose (torn meniscus) will return this season. | 02/26/2015 8:19 PM
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Bulls Vice President is hopeful guard Derrick Rose (torn meniscus) will return this season.
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Impact
It is wishful thinking, and the Bulls need to be as cautious as possible. However, there has not been an official timetable given, but with the surgery scheduled for Friday, we should know Rose's status soon.
Bulls guard Derrick Rose (torn meniscus) is scheduled to undergo surgery on Friday. | 02/26/2015 5:20 PM
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Bulls guard Derrick Rose (torn meniscus) is scheduled to undergo surgery on Friday.
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Impact
This just adds to the detriment in Chicago and for fantasy owners. Our thoughts and prayers are with Rose, as he attempts to make yet another comeback.
Nuggets small forward Wilson Chandler (groin) will likely play on Friday. | 02/26/2015 4:42 PM
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Nuggets small forward Wilson Chandler (groin) will likely play on Friday.
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Impact
Denver needs this, with Jusuf Nurkic and Darrell Arthur banged up. Chandler will likely return to the starting lineup, pushing Danilo Gallinari back to the bench.
Nuggets center Jusuf Nurkic (calf) will not play on Friday night. | 02/26/2015 4:38 PM
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Nuggets center Jusuf Nurkic (calf) will not play on Friday night.
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Impact
Darrell Arthur is also doubtful, which means J.J. Hickson and Kenneth Faried will see a ton of time in Denver's frontcourt.
Mavericks center Tyson Chandler (hip contusion) is hopeful to play on Friday. | 02/26/2015 4:35 PM
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Mavericks center Tyson Chandler (hip contusion) is hopeful to play on Friday.
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Impact
He did not play on Wednesday with the ailment, but it does not appear to be serious. If Chandler is forced to miss anymore time, Bernard James would likely continue to start at center.
Lakers guard/forward Nick Young (knee) said he will play on Friday. | 02/26/2015 4:33 PM
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Lakers guard/forward Nick Young (knee) said he will play on Friday.
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Impact
He is officially questionable, but Young did not practice Thursday, and after missing Wednesday's game, it looks like he will sit for at least one more.
Kings center DeMarcus Cousins missed Thursday's practice due to an ankle issue and should be considered questionable for Friday versus San Antonio. | 02/26/2015 4:29 PM
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Kings center DeMarcus Cousins missed Thursday's practice due to an ankle issue and should be considered questionable for Friday versus San Antonio.
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Impact
Cousins is a top-five fantasy asset and any loss of production from the center is a disaster. He's averaging 23.7 ppg, 12.2 rpg, 3.3 apg, 1.4 spg, 1.7 bpg.
Kings guard Ray McCallum has posted double-digit points in four of the last five games. | 02/26/2015 3:33 PM
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Kings guard Ray McCallum has posted double-digit points in four of the last five games.
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Impact
With Darren Collison likely done for the season, it's McCallum and Andre Miller left to cover the PG position. MaCallum is averaging 9.8 ppg, 3.4 rpg and 5.0 apg over the five-game span.
Kings guard Darren Collison is expected to undergo hip surgery Tuesday and will miss the remainder of the season, according to Marc J. Spears of Yahoo. | 02/26/2015 3:31 PM
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Kings guard Darren Collison is expected to undergo hip surgery Tuesday and will miss the remainder of the season, according to Marc J. Spears of Yahoo.
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Impact
With Collison out, Ray McCallum and just-acquired Andre Miller will have to cover the position. McCallum has scored double-digits in four of the last five games.
Pacers forward Paul George (leg) went throught a full practice on Thursday. | 02/26/2015 3:29 PM
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Pacers forward Paul George (leg) went throught a full practice on Thursday.
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Impact
Still no official timetable for his return, but if you are an owner who can hold a roster spot for an injured player, you should consider adding George.
Knicks point guard Jose Calderon was seen at practice wearing a walking boot, according to Marc Berman of the New York Post. | 02/26/2015 3:27 PM
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Knicks point guard Jose Calderon was seen at practice wearing a walking boot, according to Marc Berman of the New York Post.
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Impact
The Knicks are no longer trying to win, just raise their ping pong ball percentage so there is no reason for him to come back at less than 100 percent. Langston Galloway and Alexey Shved would split the point guard work.
Rockets star guard James Harden is questionable for Friday's game against Brooklyn while dealing with an ankle issue. | 02/26/2015 2:15 PM
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Rockets star guard James Harden is questionable for Friday's game against Brooklyn while dealing with an ankle issue.
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Impact
There is no one on this roster and very few in the league that could put up Harden-like numbers. He's averaging 27.2 ppg, 5.8 rpg, 6.9 apg, 1.9 spg and 2.7 threes per contest.
Clippers center DeAndre Jordan posted a monster double-double during Wednesday loss versus Houston | 02/25/2015 10:41 PM
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Clippers center DeAndre Jordan posted a monster double-double during Wednesday loss versus Houston
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Impact
He finished with 22 points and 19 rebounds, along with one assist, two blocks and three turnovers. Jordan also shot 9-of-12 from the field and 4-of-8 from the line to complete his big night.
Clippers guard Chris Paul went for 22 points and 14 dimes on Wednesday night. | 02/25/2015 10:40 PM
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Clippers guard Chris Paul went for 22 points and 14 dimes on Wednesday night.
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Impact
It was in a losing effort, and Paul shot 8-of-18 from the field and 4-of-4 from the line. He is still a top-five option in standard leagues.
Rockets guard James Harden recorded a double-double during Wednesday's victory against the Clippers. | 02/25/2015 10:40 PM
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Rockets guard James Harden recorded a double-double during Wednesday's victory against the Clippers.
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Impact
He shot just 4-of-13 from the floor, but also went 10-of-12 from the line for 21 points, 10 assists, four boards, three 3-pointers, and three turnovers. Donatas Motiejunas just missed a double-double himself, with 18 points and nine rebounds.
Bucks point guard Michael Carter-Williams started and played 18 minutes during his first game with the team. | 02/25/2015 10:32 PM
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Bucks point guard Michael Carter-Williams started and played 18 minutes during his first game with the team.
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Impact
He went up against his former squad, going 3-of-5 from the field and 1-of-2 from the line for seven points, eight assists, two steals, and one turnover. MCW will need a little time to get acclimated, but should put up decent numbers.
Bucks PF/C John Henson lost his starting job on Wednesday, but finished with a team-high 21 points. | 02/25/2015 10:31 PM
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Bucks PF/C John Henson lost his starting job on Wednesday, but finished with a team-high 21 points.
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Impact
Henson played 29 minutes and shot 9-of-12 from the floor and 3-of-5 from the line. He also managed nine boards, two assists, three blocks, two steals, and three turnovers. Zaza Pachulia started at center, but played just 19 minutes.
Bucks point guard Michael Carter-Williams started and played 18 minutes during his first game with the team. | 02/25/2015 10:30 PM
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Bucks point guard Michael Carter-Williams started and played 18 minutes during his first game with the team.
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Impact
He went up against his former squad, going 3-of-5 from the field and 1-of-2 from the line for seven points, eight assists, two steals, and one turnover. MCW will need a little time to get acclimated, but should put up decent numbers.
76ers guard Jason Richardson drained four 3-pointers in a loss Wednesday versus Milwaukee. | 02/25/2015 10:28 PM
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76ers guard Jason Richardson drained four 3-pointers in a loss Wednesday versus Milwaukee.
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Impact
He finished with a team-high 16 points and shot 6-of-11 from the field overall. Richardson also recorded four rebounds, two assists, and one steal. He will not be a relevant option, but it is nice to see him back in action.
Timberwolves shooting guard Kevin Martin finished with a team-high 28 points during Wednesday's win against the Wizards. | 02/25/2015 10:27 PM
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Timberwolves shooting guard Kevin Martin finished with a team-high 28 points during Wednesday's win against the Wizards.
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Impact
He did so shooting 10-of-15 from the field and 6-of-7 from the line. Martin also had two rebounds, one assist, two 3-pointers, two steals, and three turnovers.
Timberwolves forward Kevin Garnett started and played 19 minutes in his return on Wednesday night. | 02/25/2015 10:25 PM
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Timberwolves forward Kevin Garnett started and played 19 minutes in his return on Wednesday night.
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Impact
He finished with just five points, eight boards, two assists, one steal, and two blocks. Garnett was given an emotional tribute before being announced with the starters. It is nice to see him back in Minnesota.
Wizards center Marcin Gortat hauled down 15 rebounds during Wednesday's loss versus Minnesota. | 02/25/2015 10:23 PM
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Wizards center Marcin Gortat hauled down 15 rebounds during Wednesday's loss versus Minnesota.
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Impact
Gortat scored just nine points and also had one block. He is a borderline top-70 option in standard leagues. Otto Porter Jr. finished with a team-high 13 points in the defeat.
Pelicans guard Quincy Pondexter shot the lights out during Wednesday's win over the Nets. | 02/25/2015 10:22 PM
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Pelicans guard Quincy Pondexter shot the lights out during Wednesday's win over the Nets.
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Impact
He went 9-of-13 from the floor, 3-of-3 from the line, and 4-of-8 from downtown for a team-high 25 points. Pondexter also recorded five rebounds, two assists, and three turnovers. Despite the solid outing, he can be left on the wire.
Nets guard Joe Johnson scored a team-high 21 points during Wednesday's loss against the Pelicans. | 02/25/2015 10:20 PM
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Nets guard Joe Johnson scored a team-high 21 points during Wednesday's loss against the Pelicans.
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Impact
Johnson shot 9-of-17 from the field and 3-of-5 from deep. He also chipped in 10 boards, one assist, one steal, one block, and three turnovers.
Bulls forward Pau Gasol posted 25 points and 13 rebounds during Wednesday's loss to the Hornets. | 02/25/2015 10:17 PM
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Bulls forward Pau Gasol posted 25 points and 13 rebounds during Wednesday's loss to the Hornets.
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Impact
Gasol also had four blocks and shot 11-of-20 from the field and 3-of-4 from the line. He will need to step it up even more during the absence of Derrick Rose.
Hornets small forward Michael Kidd-Gilchrist posted a double-double during Wednesday's victory over the Bulls. | 02/25/2015 10:15 PM
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Hornets small forward Michael Kidd-Gilchrist posted a double-double during Wednesday's victory over the Bulls.
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Impact
He had a team-high 18 points and 12 boards, along with one assist and one steal. Kidd-Gilchrist is ranked outside the top 200 in standard leagues.
Hawks shooting guard Kyle Korver was one of six players to score in double-figures during Wednesday's victory over the Mavericks. | 02/25/2015 10:13 PM
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Hawks shooting guard Kyle Korver was one of six players to score in double-figures during Wednesday's victory over the Mavericks.
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Impact
He knocked down four 3-pointers and shot 6-of-12 from the field for 16 points. Korver also had six rebounds, three assists, and two blocks. Dennis Schroder put in a team-high 17 points.
Mavericks guard Monta Ellis shot well from the field during Wednesday's loss against the Hawks. | 02/25/2015 10:11 PM
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Mavericks guard Monta Ellis shot well from the field during Wednesday's loss against the Hawks.
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Impact
Ellis went 9-of-14 from the floor for a team-high 19 points. He also managed two assists, two rebounds, one 3-pointer, and two turnovers. He is a top-40 player in standard leagues.
Magic center Nikola Vucevic scored a team-high 26 points during Wednesday's overtime loss versus Miami. | 02/25/2015 10:09 PM
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Magic center Nikola Vucevic scored a team-high 26 points during Wednesday's overtime loss versus Miami.
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Impact
He also had eight rebounds and one steal, while shooting 10-of-21 from the field and 6-of-9 from the line. Vucevic is a top-15 option.
Heat forward Luol Deng played well during Wednesday's overtime victory over the Magic. | 02/25/2015 10:07 PM
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Heat forward Luol Deng played well during Wednesday's overtime victory over the Magic.
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Impact
Deng finished a team-high 21 points, along with seven boards, two assists, one 3-pointer, and one steal. He will have to continue to step up with Chris Bosh sidelined the rest of the season.
Celtics point guard Isaiah Thomas went 11-of-11 from the line during Wednesday's victory over the Knicks. | 02/25/2015 9:57 PM
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Celtics point guard Isaiah Thomas went 11-of-11 from the line during Wednesday's victory over the Knicks.
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Impact
He went just 3-of-10 from the field, but did knock down two 3-pointers. Thomas also had seven assists, six rebounds, and four turnovers in 27 minutes of action.
Knicks forward Andrea Bargnani scored a team-high 17 points during Wednesday's loss to the Celtics. | 02/25/2015 9:56 PM
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Knicks forward Andrea Bargnani scored a team-high 17 points during Wednesday's loss to the Celtics.
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Impact
He did so off the bench and went 5-of-13 from the field and 7-of-9 from the line. Bargnani also had six boards, one assist, and two blocks. Langston Galloway, Jason Smith, and Lou Amundson each scored 14 points for the Knicks as well.
Nuggets small forward Wilson Chandler (groin) will not play on Wednesday. | 02/25/2015 8:27 PM
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Nuggets small forward Wilson Chandler (groin) will not play on Wednesday.
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Impact
He was doubtful coming in, so no surprise here. Danilo Gallinari will start.
Nuggets power forward Kenneth Faried (thumb) will not play on Wednesday night. | 02/25/2015 8:25 PM
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Nuggets power forward Kenneth Faried (thumb) will not play on Wednesday night.
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Impact
He was questionable coming in, but having not been starting recently, it should be a huge blow.
Dallas forward Amare Stoudemire (rest) will not play on Wednesday night. | 02/25/2015 5:47 PM
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Dallas forward Amare Stoudemire (rest) will not play on Wednesday night.
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Impact
Stoudemire will continue to get random games off to rest his knees, and with him being a limited fantasy option already, it is safe to leave him on the waiver wire.
Mavericks point guard Rajon Rondo has been suspended for one game for conduct detrimental to the team. | 02/25/2015 5:01 PM
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Mavericks point guard Rajon Rondo has been suspended for one game for conduct detrimental to the team.
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Impact
Apparently the organization is siding with their head coach, and that should not be much of a surprise to anyone. Rondo will miss Wednesday's game against Atlanta, but should return to starting duties upon his return.
Bulls guard Derrick Rose has a torn right meniscus according to the Chicago Tribune. | 02/25/2015 2:33 PM
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Bulls guard Derrick Rose has a torn right meniscus according to the Chicago Tribune.
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Impact
This tear is not considered as severe as the tear he suffered in 2013 which caused Rose to miss nine months. Russell Westbrook returned in two months from a similar injury, but judging by his injury history, he could be out longer than normal. In all likelihood, Rose is out for the season and can be dropped in all redraft leagues.
Nuggets small forward Wilson Chandler is doubtful versus the Suns on Wednesday according to the Denver Post. | 02/25/2015 2:26 PM
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Nuggets small forward Wilson Chandler is doubtful versus the Suns on Wednesday according to the Denver Post.
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Impact
Out of the playoffs, Denver could sit both Chandler and Kenneth Faried on Wednesday. Gary Harris started in place of Chandler on Monday and scored 10 points in 26 minutes.
Lakers guard/forward Nick Young will not play on Wednesday against the Jazz according to the Salt Lake Tribune. | 02/25/2015 2:24 PM
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Lakers guard/forward Nick Young will not play on Wednesday against the Jazz according to the Salt Lake Tribune.
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Impact
Young scored 19 points in his last game, so it's too bad he won't get a chance to build upon that. The good new is an MRI didn't find anything wrong with Young's knee. Just make sure he is out of the fantasy lineup on Wednesday.
Nuggets power forward Kenneth Faried is questionable for Wednesday's game versus the Suns. | 02/25/2015 2:23 PM
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Nuggets power forward Kenneth Faried is questionable for Wednesday's game versus the Suns.
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Impact
Faried had a pretty bad Monday, getting benched in favor of Darrell Arthur and then injurying his thumb during the game. The Nuggets could sit Faried on Wednesday, which would mean big minutes for Arthur.
Pelicans point guard Jrue Holiday will wear a protective walking boot for two weeks at which point the training staff will then again reevaluate him according to The Times-Picayune. | 02/25/2015 2:08 PM
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Pelicans point guard Jrue Holiday will wear a protective walking boot for two weeks at which point the training staff will then again reevaluate him according to The Times-Picayune.
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Impact
Holiday missed the final 48 games of last with a similar stree fracture, but Holiday has gone on record saying the two injuries are completely different. Recently when Holiday did try to increase his basketball activities, though, he said the pain began to return. If owners have an IR spot available, Holiday is worth stashing, but otherwise, he is droppable.
Bulls point guard Kirk Hinrich is expected to play on Wednesday and will likely start for the injured Derrick Rose according to ESPN Chicago. | 02/25/2015 2:04 PM
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Bulls point guard Kirk Hinrich is expected to play on Wednesday and will likely start for the injured Derrick Rose according to ESPN Chicago.
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Impact
Hinrich, however, will likely not produce at the same rate as Rose did. Hinrich has averaged 7.9 ppg, 2.9 apg, 2.1 rpg, 1.0 spg and 1.2 3-pointers per game in 22 starts this season. Fellow point guard Aaron Brooks will likely see more playing time as well, and he might be the better fantasy play.
Pelicans G/F Tyreke Evans is not 100 percent recovered from his illness, but he will play versus the Nets on Wednesday according to NBA.com. | 02/25/2015 2:01 PM
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Pelicans G/F Tyreke Evans is not 100 percent recovered from his illness, but he will play versus the Nets on Wednesday according to NBA.com.
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Impact
Evans played through this illness on Monday and had 13 points, 12 assists, four rebounds, two 3-pointers, one steal and one block. Evans must be in fantasy lineups if he plays again on Wednesday because without Anthony Davis, Jrue Holiday and Ryan Anderson, Evans has the potential for a huge night.
Bulls forward Taj Gibson is expected to play on Wednesday according to ESPN Chicago. | 02/25/2015 1:56 PM
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Bulls forward Taj Gibson is expected to play on Wednesday according to ESPN Chicago.
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Impact
Gibson hasn't practiced in full since becoming ill, so it seems he still isn't 100 percent, however, Gibson is a must-start player if he is on the court. He is averaging 10.8 ppg and 6.7 rpg this season.
Mavericks center Tyson Chandler suffered a hip flexor injury during Tuesday's victory over the Raptors, but there is no indication that he will not play on Wednesday according to ESPN Dallas. | 02/25/2015 1:53 PM
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Mavericks center Tyson Chandler suffered a hip flexor injury during Tuesday's victory over the Raptors, but there is no indication that he will not play on Wednesday according to ESPN Dallas.
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Impact
Chandler is also dealing with a ankle injury, so to say Chandler is banged up would be an understatement. We have further updates if the Mavericks decide not to play Chandler on Wednesday.
Wizards small forward Paul Pierce is expected to play on Wednesday versus the Timberwolves according to the Washington Post despite hitting his knee on Tuesday. | 02/25/2015 1:49 PM
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Wizards small forward Paul Pierce is expected to play on Wednesday versus the Timberwolves according to the Washington Post despite hitting his knee on Tuesday.
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Impact
However, with Wednesday's game being the second of a back-to-back set, we anticipate Pierce perhaps being on a minutes restriction. But if owners need him, Pierce should play.