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Avery Bradley To Play Wednesday, Be Limited To 20 Minutes

The Los Angeles Lakers will get the back the services of shooting guard Avery Bradley for Wednesday’s game versus the Orlando Magic, even as he will have his time on the floor capped around the 20-minute mark. Bradley sustained a hairline fracture in his right leg Nov. 13 and has missed each of Los Angeles’... Read More

15 hours ago

Danilo Gallinari In Line To Return For Wednesday’s Game

Oklahoma City Thunder small/power forward Danilo Gallinari was held out of Monday’s contest due to a sprained left ankle, but he should be cleared to play Wednesday versus Sacramento, having picked up an available designation. Without Gallinari available, Darius Bazley entered the starting five for the first time, as he is now likely to return... Read More

15 hours ago

Marvin Bagley Likely To Make Return To Action Wednesday

Sacramento Kings power forward/center Marvin Bagley is set to be listed as probable for Wednesday’s contest versus the Oklahoma City Thunder after having been sidelined since Oct. 23 due to a right thumb fracture. Bagley sustained the injury during opening night of the season when he compiled a double-double against Phoenix. Since then, Richaun Holmes... Read More

16 hours ago

JaKarr Sampson Questionable To Make Return Wednesday

Indiana Pacers small forward Jakarr Sampson has missed each of his team’s past 11 games due to lower back soreness, but a return appears on the horizon, as he has earned a questionable designation for Wednesday’s game against the Boston Celtics. Sampson started seven contests earlier this year for Indiana, but with the team returning... Read More

16 hours ago

Iman Shumpert Unlikely To Suit Up Wednesday

Brooklyn Nets shooting guard/small forward Iman Shumpert is tagged as doubtful to play Wednesday versus the Charlotte Hornets due to left knee soreness. Without Kyrie Irving in the equation, Shumpert has come off the bench and played an average of 18.8 minutes per night over his last 12 games. While he is yet to score... Read More

16 hours ago


Grayson Allen To Be Sidelined For Wednesday’s Game

Memphis Grizzlies point/shooting guard Grayson Allen will miss Wednesday’s contest against the Phoenix Suns due to a sore right ankle. Allen departed Monday’s game versus Golden State with the ailment, so it’s not surprising to see that the team would be cautious as it pertains to his health. The second-year guard dropped a season-high 15... Read More

16 hours ago

Rajon Rondo, Avery Bradley Both Questionable For Wednesday

Los Angeles Lakers guards Rajon Rondo and Avery Bradley have both been listed as questionable to play in Wednesday’s game against the Orlando Magic. Rondo has been hampered by a left hamstring strain that kept him out of the Lakers’ most recent contest, while Bradley has missed the club’s past 13 games due to a... Read More

16 hours ago

Brandon Clarke, Kyle Anderson Both Likely To Return Wednesday

The Memphis Grizzlies appear on track to get back the services of forwards Brandon Clarke and Kyle Anderson ahead of Wednesday’s game versus the Phoenix Suns. Clarke has missed each of Memphis’ past four games due to left oblique soreness, while Anderson has been out of the mix for five contests due to right heel... Read More

16 hours ago

JaMychal Green Doubtful To Return For Wednesday’s Game

Los Angeles Clippers power forward JaMychal Green is unlikely to make his return to the court Wednesday against the Toronto Raptors due to a tailbone contusion. Green has missed three of Los Angeles’ last four games, with a brief four-minute stint mixed in. His absence will likely continue to pave the way for Maurice Harkless... Read More

16 hours ago

Jeff Teague Tagged As Questionable For Wednesday’s Contest

Minnesota Timberwolves point guard Jeff Teague has been listed as questionable to play in Wednesday’s game versus the Utah Jazz due to left ankle soreness. Teague has scored in double figures in each of the team’s three previous contests, finally finding a rhythm coming off the bench following a rough week-plus acclimation period. His potential... Read More

16 hours ago


Eric Paschall Questionable To Suit Up Wednesday

Golden State Warriors small/power forward Eric Paschall has picked up a questionable designation ahead of Wednesday’s game versus the New York Knicks due to left hip soreness. The Warriors have had their fair share of injury woes early in 2019-20, which have paved the way for Paschall to insert himself into the Rookie of the... Read More

16 hours ago

Fred Vanvleet Questionable To Make Return Wednesday

Toronto Raptors point/shooting guard Fred Vanvleet has his status up in the air for Wednesday’s contest versus the Los Angeles Clippers due to a right knee contusion. The ailment kept Vanvleet out of Monday’s game, paving the way for Norman Powell to enter the starting five, an arrangement that the team would likely continue should... Read More

17 hours ago

Derrick Jones Cleared To Take Floor For Tuesday’s Game

Miami Heat small/power forward Derrick Jones has been given the green light to suit up Tuesday versus the Atlanta Hawks after having previously picked up a questionable tag due to an illness. Jones has seen at least 26 minutes in each of Miami’s past two contests, but has shown little fantasy upside thus far in... Read More

17 hours ago

Kawhi Leonard On Track To Suit Up Wednesday

Los Angeles Clippers small/power forward Kawhi Leonard is not listed on the team’s injury report ahead of its meeting Wednesday with the Toronto Raptors. For Leonard, it will mark his first time taking the floor in Canada since having won an NBA championship last season with the Raptors. Owners can expect Patrick Patterson to drop... Read More

17 hours ago

Otto Porter To Miss At Least One More Month

Chicago Bulls small forward Otto Porter has been out since Nov. 6 due to a bruised bone in his left foot and he will now be sidelined into 2020 due to the ailment, the team announced Tuesday. Porter has started all nine games that he has appeared in this season with the team turning to... Read More

17 hours ago


Derrick Jones Questionable To Suit Up Tuesday

Miami Heat small/power forward Derrick Jones has picked up a late questionable tag for Tuesday’s contest versus the Atlanta Hawks due to an illness. The Heat could have their depth severely tested should Jones be ultimately held out of the mix, with Kz Okpala or Chris Silva potentially in line for increased roles. Jones has... Read More

17 hours ago

Andrew Wiggins Drops 23 Points During Full Minutes Allotment

Minnesota Timberwolves shooting guard/small forward Andrew Wiggins once again had his status in doubt for Monday’s game versus the Phoenix Suns, but he not only suited up, he saw his largest minutes total since Nov. 10. Wiggins utilized that time on the floor to collect 23 points on 8-for-18 shooting, packing the stat sheet with... Read More

1 day ago

Karl-Anthony Towns Scorches Suns With 33-Point Outing

Minnesota Timberwolves center Karl-Anthony Towns reeled off his second straight dominant performance versus the Suns during Monday’s contest. Shooting 12-for-18 from the field overall, Towns notched 33 points to go along with 15 rebounds, two assists and two blocks across 35 minutes. The Suns had little answer for Towns’ array of offensive moves, as the... Read More

1 day ago

Dario Saric Records Second 20-Point Game Of Season

Phoenix Suns power forward Dario Saric has established himself as a nightly double-double threat in 2019-20, with Monday’s victory over the Minnesota Timberwolves no different. He accrued 20 points on 7-for-11 shooting, marking just the second time all year that he has reached the 20-point plateau. Saric finished one rebound shy of a double-double, although... Read More

1 day ago

Ricky Rubio Racks Up 14 Assists Amid Double-Double

Phoenix Suns point guard Ricky Rubio is dishing out assists at a career-best rate as of late, adding 14 more during Monday’s victory over the Minnesota Timberwolves. Rubio added 16 points on 6-for-16 shooting, giving him three consecutive double-doubles. While shooting percentage (38.4 percent) has never been Rubio’s forte, having averaged 12.2 assists over his... Read More

1 day ago


Devin Booker Drops Team-High 26 Points In Victory

Phoenix Suns shooting guard Devin Booker paced his squad with 26 points during Monday’s win over the Minnesota Timberwolves. Shooting 11-for-20 from the field overall, Booker continues his excellent campaign as it pertains to field-goal percentage, now sitting at 51.4 percent through his first 23 games, which is on pace for a new career best.... Read More

1 day ago

Malcolm Brogdon Drops Team-High 20 Points In Return

Indiana Pacers point/shooting guard Malcolm Brogdon was far from a sure thing to suit up Monday as he dealt with right hand soreness, but after being cleared to take the floor, he notched a team-best 20 points across his 30 minutes. While the scoring was right in line with Brogdon’s usual output, he failed to... Read More

1 day ago

Domantas Sabonis Corrals Career-High 22 Rebounds In Defeat

Indiana Pacers power forward/center Domantas Sabonis has established himself as one of the premier rebounders in the league this season, a point that he further reinforced with a career-best 22-rebound effort in Monday’s loss to the Los Angeles Clippers. As has become old hat for Sabonis, he also finished in double figures in the points... Read More

1 day ago

Montrezl Harrell Dominates With 26-Point Performance Off Bench

Los Angeles Clippers power forward/center Montrezl Harrell recorded his second game of the season in which he attempted more than 20 shots, aiding his team to victory with a 26-point effort in Monday’s win over the Indiana Pacers. Harrell shot 12-for-22 from the field, in addition to snatching eight rebounds across his 30 minutes. The... Read More

1 day ago

Patrick Beverley Notches Third Double-Double Of Season

Los Angeles Clippers point/shooting guard Patrick Beverley was up to his usual stat sheet stuffing ways during Monday’s win over the Indiana Pacers, collecting 11 points, 12 rebounds, five assists and three steals in his 39 minutes. The rebound total ties for his second highest this season, as he continues to establish his fantasy value... Read More

1 day ago


Paul George Drops Game-High 36 Points Against Former Club

Los Angeles Clippers small/power forward Paul George was greeted back to Indiana with a chorus of boos, which seemed to only motivate the former Pacer as he dropped a game-high 36 points in his team’s win Monday. Without Kawhi Leonard available, George was uber-aggressive offensively, firing up 26 shots overall, including going 7-for-16 from long... Read More

1 day ago

Kyle Anderson Will Miss Fifth Straight Game Monday

Memphis Grizzlies small forward Kyle Anderson has been ruled out for Monday’s contest against the Golden State Warriors due to right heel soreness, the fifth consecutive game he will miss due to the ailment. The fact that Anderson’s status went as close to tip-off as it did may bode well for his return to the... Read More

2 days ago

Jae Crowder Given Green Light To Suit Up Monday

Memphis Grizzlies small/power forward Jae Crowder will be available to play in Monday’s contest versus the Golden State Warriors after having been listed as questionable due to an illness. Crowder has started all 22 games this season for Memphis and while he may be a bit under the weather, the fact that he has been... Read More

2 days ago

Wayne Ellington To Miss Tuesday’s Contest

New York Knicks shooting guard Wayne Ellington has been ruled out for Tuesday’s game versus the Portland Trail Blazers due to left Achilles soreness. The ailment will keep him out for the second straight game, with the Knicks’ other plethora of guards likely to absorb his modest minutes allotment. After three consecutive seasons of averaging... Read More

2 days ago

Josh Richardson Questionable To Make Return Tuesday

Philadelphia 76ers shooting guard/small forward Josh Richardson has missed each of his team’s previous six contests due to right hamstring tightness, but has left the door open for suiting up Tuesday against the Denver Nuggets. Without Richardson available, Furkan Korkmaz has entered the starting five and seen an increased role, while James Ennis has also... Read More

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