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About Jesse Borek - RotoBaller

Jesse Borek - RotoBaller has written 2817 articles so far, you can find them below.

Josh Richardson Unlikely To Return For Monday’s Game

Philadelphia 76ers shooting guard/small forward Josh Richardson has been tagged as doubtful to play in Monday’s contest versus the Utah Jazz due to tightness in his right hamstring. Richardson has missed each of Philadelphia’s previous two outings, paving the way for Furkan Korkmaz to enter the starting five, although James Ennis has also seen an... Read More

1 week ago

Cheick Diallo To Miss Monday’s Contest

Phoenix Suns power forward/center Cheick Diallo will miss Monday’s game versus the Charlotte Hornets due to an illness. While Diallo has carved out a niche for himself off the bench for Phoenix over the last two weeks, with Aron Baynes back in the mix, Diallo has seen his fantasy value crater in every format. Averaging... Read More

1 week ago

Cam Reddish Tagged As Questionable For Monday’s Game

Atlanta Hawks shooting guard/small forward Cam Reddish has been dealing with a left wrist ailment over the past two weeks and it has earned him a questionable designation for Monday’s contest versus the Golden State Warriors. Allen Crabbe entered the starting five in his stead Saturday and would figure to do so again should Reddish... Read More

1 week ago

Mikal Bridges, Cameron Johnson Both Questionable For Monday

Phoenix Suns small forwards Mikal Bridges and Cameron Johnson have both picked up questionable tags ahead of Monday’s contest against the Charlotte Hornets. Bridges is dealing with a quad bruise, while Johnson is battling an illness, leaving the status of both up in the air. Bridges has appeared in every game so far this season... Read More

1 week ago

Kevon Looney On Track To Suit Up For Monday’s Game

Golden State Warriors power forward/center Kevon Looney will miss Sunday’s contest against the Orlando Magic, but he is expected to return to the rotation for Monday’s outing versus the Atlanta Hawks after having last suited up on Oct. 24. Looney started the season opener and played 10 minutes before a right hamstring ailment sidelined him.... Read More

1 week ago

Moritz Wagner To Miss First Game Of 2019-20

Washington Wizards power forward/center Moritz Wagner has been ruled out for Sunday’s game against the Los Angeles Clippers due to a sprained left ankle. His absence marks his first of the season, having carved out a considerable role off the bench for Washington on a nightly basis. While he is a season-long option only in... Read More

1 week ago

Serge Ibaka Set For Return Sunday

The Toronto Raptors will get back power forward/center Serge Ibaka for Sunday’s contest against the Utah Jazz after a 10-game absence due to a right ankle sprain. How quickly head coach Nick Nurse reallocates Ibaka’s 22.9 minutes per game average remains to be seen, but he figures to play a vital role off the bench... Read More

1 week ago

Brandon Clarke Ruled Out For Remainder Of Sunday’s Game

Memphis Grizzlies small/power forward/center Brandon Clarke will miss the second half of Sunday’s contest against the Minnesota Timberwolves due to left hip soreness. Clarke entered the starting five for the second time this season Sunday, but logged just 10 minutes prior to his departure. During his time on the floor, he went 0-for-3 from the... Read More

1 week ago

Malcolm Brogdon Goes For 28 Points On Just 15 Shot Attempts

Indiana Pacers point/shooting guard Malcolm Brogdon showed Saturday that he has barely missed a beat since returning from a three-game absence as he logged 28 points on 9-for-15 shooting in a loss to the Philadelphia 76ers. He also added six assists, giving him four straight games with at least six dimes to his credit, while... Read More

1 week ago

T.J. Warren Drops Team-High 29 Points In Defeat

Indiana Pacers small forward T.J. Warren had his diverse offensive arsenal on display during Saturday’s loss to the Philadelphia 76ers, shooting 11-for-19 from the field overall, collecting a team-best 29 points. He knocked down all four threes that he attempted, setting a new season high in makes from behind the arc. In addition, he added... Read More

1 week ago

Ben Simmons Packs Stat Sheet During Victory

Philadelphia 76ers point guard/small forward Ben Simmons notched a double-double for the third time in his past four games during Saturday’s win over the Indiana Pacers. Simmons was a huge contributor across the board, finishing with 15 points, 13 assists, six rebounds and four steals in his 38 minutes. In addition, he went a perfect... Read More

1 week ago

Furkan Korkmaz, James Ennis Combine For 21 Points

With Josh Richardson out of the mix during Saturday’s win over the Indiana Pacers, the wing duo of Furkan Korkmaz and James Ennis essentially split duties and went for 21 points between the two. Forkmaz got the start and finished with 12 points, making three triples, but Ennis saw 27 minutes off the bench and... Read More

1 week ago

Joel Embiid Delivers Third Straight Dominant Double-Double

Philadelphia 76ers center Joel Embiid heavily frequented the free-throw stripe for the third consecutive contest during Saturday’s win over the Indiana Pacers, utilizing his 15-for-15 effort at the line to help him finish with 32 points across his 33 minutes. Embiid added 11 rebounds to give him seven straight games of having logged double-digit boards.... Read More

1 week ago

Ja Morant Out On Week-To-Week Basis With Back Injury

Memphis Grizzlies point guard JA Morant landed awkwardly during Friday’s loss to the Utah Jazz and has now been deemed out week-to-week with back spasms. Morant has missed just one game thus far during his rookie season but will now be out of the mix for at least Memphis’ next three games with next Saturday’s... Read More

1 week ago

Ja Morant Held In Check By Suffocating Jazz Defense

Memphis Grizzlies rookie point guard JA Morant got a master class in defending by the Utah Jazz on Friday, who held the standout to 11 points on 4-for-13 shooting in defeat. While Morant turned the ball over just twice, the scoring marked his lowest output since Nov. 11. Entering the contest with back-to-back double-doubles to... Read More

1 week ago

Donovan Mitchell Hits 20-Point Plateau In Sixth Straight Game

Utah Jazz point/shooting guard Donovan Mitchell scuffled from the field to the tune of 7-for-22 during Friday’s win over the Memphis Grizzlies, although he managed to reach the 20-point plateau for the sixth consecutive contest. Mitchell did shoot 3-for-7 from behind the three-point line, giving him seven straight outings with multiple makes from deep. He... Read More

1 week ago

Rudy Gobert Logs Double-Double During Victory

Utah Jazz center Rudy Gobert produced right along with his season averages during Friday’s win over the Memphis Grizzlies, dropping 13 points and collecting 13 rebounds. After a two-game absence due to an ankle injury, Gobert has reeled off double-doubles in each of his two games since returning. He dished out three assists and swatted... Read More

1 week ago

Jonas Valanciunas Notches Third Consecutive Double-Double

Memphis Grizzlies center Jonas Valanciunas took on the two-time reigning Defensive Player of the Year in Utah Jazz center Rudy Gobert on Friday and came away with a 22-point, 17-rebound performance, marking his third straight double-double. After taking 17 shots his last time out, Valanciunas tied his season high again Friday, also adding three blocks... Read More

1 week ago

Bojan Bogdanovic Pours In Season-High 33 Points During Win

Utah Jazz small forward Bojan Bogdanovic continued to scorch nets during Friday’s victory over the Memphis Grizzlies, collecting a season-high 33 points -- 16 of which came in the fourth quarter -- on 12-for-20 shooting overall. Bogdanovic has now gone for a combined 115 points over his last four games, raising his scoring average on... Read More

1 week ago

Jeremy Lamb Drops Team-High 20 Points During Victory

Indiana Pacers shooting guard/small forward Jeremy Lamb paced his squad with 20 points during Friday’s overtime win against the Atlanta Hawks. The showing marked his third 20-point performance of the season and first since Nov. 1. Having seen his minutes increase in each showing since his return from a seven-game absence, Lamb saw a season-high... Read More

1 week ago

Justin Holiday Ties Career High With Six Steals

Indiana Pacers shooting guard/small forward Justin Holiday has returned to a bench role over the past four games, but Friday’s victory over the Atlanta Hawks saw him tie his career high in steals with six across just 23 minutes. Holiday added five points and six rebounds to his performance, but with Jeremy Lamb and Malcolm... Read More

1 week ago

Domantas Sabonis Logs Double-Double In Career-High 41 Minutes

Indiana Pacers power forward/center Domantas Sabonis saw the largest workload of his career -- 41 minutes -- during Friday’s overtime win against the Atlanta Hawks. For the 11th time in his past 12 games, Sabonis recorded a double-double with 17 points and 12 rebounds. He also packed his stat sheet with two assists and two... Read More

1 week ago

Deandre Bembry Records Double-Double Off Bench

Atlanta Hawks shooting guard/small forward Deandre Bembry tied his career high with 41 minutes played off the bench during Friday’s overtime defeat to the Indiana Pacers. He used that workload to record 15 points and 12 rebounds, giving him his second double-double of the season. His 13 shot attempts tied a season high, as he... Read More

1 week ago

Trae Young Ties Career High With 49-Point Performance

Atlanta Hawks point guard Trae Young was a one-man show during Friday’s overtime loss to the Indiana Pacers as the second-year guard tied his career high in scoring with 49 points. He needed just 28 shots to reach the mark, knocking down 8-for-15 from behind the arc. Young has now notched at least 20 points... Read More

1 week ago

Derrick Rose Records Team-High 23 Points Across 22 Minutes

Detroit Pistons point/shooting guard Derrick Rose was instant offense off the bench during his team’s loss to the Orlando Magic on Friday. He shot 8-for-12 from the field overall in his 22 minutes, including going 3-for-4 from long range, to give him a team-best 23 points, his highest total since Nov. 1. In addition to... Read More

1 week ago

Luke Kennard Drains Five Threes During 21-Point Outing

Detroit Pistons shooting guard Luke Kennard continued his offensive emergence during Friday’s loss to the Charlotte Hornets as he knocked down five triples en route to a 21-point showing. He led the team with 17 shot attempts, tossing in four assists to give him multi-category contributions. Since entering the starting five near the end of... Read More

1 week ago

Andre Drummond Continues Rebounding Onslaught In Loss

Detroit Pistons center Andre Drummond snatched 19 rebounds during Friday’s defeat to the Charlotte Hornets, feasting on a squad that was playing without starting center Cody Zeller. Drummond logged a game-high 38 minutes and spurred his time on the floor into a 7-for-12 shooting performance that gave him 15 points to go along with three... Read More

1 week ago

Terry Rozier Buries Six Triples During 23-Point Outing

Charlotte Hornets point/shooting guard Terry Rozier knocked down six threes during his 23-point performance in Friday’s win over the Detroit Pistons, giving him four consecutive outings with multiple triples to his credit. Rozier played 35 minutes and got up 15 shots, both of which fall in line with his season averages. He added four rebounds,... Read More

1 week ago

PJ Washington Packs Stat Sheet During 26-Point Performance

Charlotte Hornets power forward PJ Washington dropped 26 points during Friday’s win over the Detroit Pistons, his most in a single contest since his NBA debut on Oct. 23. He knocked down all three triples that he attempted, finishing 9-for-12 from the field overall. In addition to his scoring output, he added five rebounds, four... Read More

1 week ago

Evan Fournier Ties Career High With 12 Made Free Throws

Orlando Magic shooting guard/small forward Evan Fournier led his squad with 19 points during Friday’s loss to the Toronto Raptors. The vast majority of his scoring was done at the free-throw stripe, where he went 12-for-14, tying his career high in makes. Even with Aaron Gordon back in the mix following an ankle injury, Fournier... Read More

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