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About Jesse Borek - RotoBaller

Jesse Borek - RotoBaller has written 2910 articles so far, you can find them below.

Ben Simmons Drops Career-High 34 Points In Victory

Philadelphia 76ers point guard/small forward Ben Simmons had the best scoring night of his young career in Saturday’s win over the Cleveland Cavaliers, collecting 34 points across just 26 minutes of action. Without Joel Embiid on the floor, Simmons took command early, piling up 26 points in the first half en route to shooting 12-for-14... Read More

1 week ago

Kristaps Porzingis Needed For Just 20 Minutes During Win

Dallas Mavericks power forward/center Kristaps Porzingis collected 13 points and five rebounds during Saturday’s victory over the New Orleans Pelicans, having been on the floor for just 20 minutes due in part to the convincing nature of the team’s victory. With the team playing the second leg of a back-to-back Sunday, keeping Porzingis’ minutes down... Read More

1 week ago

Lonzo Ball Ice Cold From Field During Loss

New Orleans Pelicans point guard Lonzo Ball played his first game of the season without a made three-pointer during Saturday’s defeat to the Dallas Mavericks. Ball shot 0-for-7 from long range amid a 1-for-9 overall shooting performance, collecting just two points on the afternoon. He logged four rebounds and two assists while tying for the... Read More

1 week ago

J.J. Redick Drops Team-High 15 Points In Defeat

New Orleans Pelicans shooting guard J.J. Redick was relatively held in check by the Dallas Mavericks’ defense during Saturday’s defeat, but his 8-for-8 performance from the free-throw stripe helped him to lead his squad in scoring. It marked his second straight game pacing the Pelicans in points, as he also added two rebounds during his... Read More

1 week ago

Boban Marjanovic Records First Double-Double Of Season

Dallas Mavericks center Boban Marjanovic set season highs in both scoring and rebounding during Saturday’s win over the New Orleans Pelicans, finishing with 15 points and 16 boards, good for his first double-double of 2019-20. Consistent minutes have been nearly impossible to come by for Marjanovic -- who did not check into the team’s previous... Read More

1 week ago

Luka Doncic Pours In 26 Points In Just 26 Minutes

Dallas Mavericks guard/forward Luka Doncic continued his dominant run by nearly notching a double-double during Saturday’s win over the New Orleans Pelicans despite playing only 26 minutes. Doncic logged 26 points on 8-for-15 shooting, adding in nine assists and six rebounds, giving him 18 consecutive games with at least 20 points, five rebounds and five... Read More

1 week ago

Jeff Teague Picks Up Questionable Tag For Sunday

Minnesota Timberwolves point guard Jeff Teague is questionable to suit up Sunday versus the Los Angeles Lakers due to left ankle soreness. Teague is coming off a season-high 32-point effort Friday against Oklahoma City, having logged 40 minutes, which likely bodes well for his chances of taking the floor. Despite that, there exists the possibility... Read More

1 week ago

Allen Crabbe Questionable To Make Return For Sunday’s Game

Atlanta Hawks shooting guard/small forward Allen Crabbe has been listed as questionable to participate in Sunday’s contest versus the Charlotte Hornets due to a sore right knee. Crabbe has missed each of Atlanta’s previous two games, having made his first start of the year last week. Even in the case that Crabbe is cleared to... Read More

1 week ago

Delon Wright Likely To Miss First Game Of Year Sunday

Dallas Mavericks point guard Delon Wright is doubtful to take the floor Sunday versus the Sacramento Kings due to a right groin strain. Wright’s first season in Dallas has seen him become a vital bench cog who is averaging 7.9 points, 3.6 rebounds and 3.5 assists per contest, giving him limited season-long fantasy value. In... Read More

1 week ago

JaMychal Green Has Status Up In The Air For Sunday’s Game

Los Angeles Clippers power forward JaMychal Green has missed each of his team’s two previous games due to a tailbone contusion and is questionable to return to the mix for Sunday’s contest versus the Washington Wizards. Without him in the mix, Patrick Patterson would figure to pick up a handful of minutes as a reserve... Read More

1 week ago

Cory Joseph Tagged As Questionable For Sunday’s Game

Sacramento Kings point/shooting guard Cory Joseph has officially picked up a questionable designation for Sunday’s contest versus the Dallas Mavericks due to lower back soreness. The ailment has bothered Joseph as of late, but has not kept him sidelined to this point. Having been questionable for Friday’s game, he still managed to log 38 minutes,... Read More

1 week ago

Coby White Drops 14 Points In 19 Minutes Off Bench

Chicago Bulls point/shooting guard Coby White played his fewest minutes allotment since Nov. 1 during Friday’s loss to the Golden State Warriors, but that didn’t stop him from knocking down 4-for-5 from long range and collecting 14 points in his 19 minutes. White has been instant offense as a reserve, getting up an average of... Read More

1 week ago

Lauri Markkanen Continues Three-Point Barrage In 20-Point Game

Chicago Bulls power forward Lauri Markkanen knocked down four threes during Friday’s loss to the Golden State Warriors, giving him three consecutive outings with a quartet of triples. Markkanen finished with 20 points on 8-for-17 shooting overall, the highest number of shot attempts that he has had since opening night on Oct. 23. His offensive... Read More

1 week ago

Zach LaVine Collects Game-High 22 Points In Defeat

Chicago Bulls shooting guard Zach LaVine compiled 22 points during Friday’s loss to the Golden State Warriors, with his attempt at 25 clanking off the rim in the waning seconds as he had a look from deep that would have won the game. Irrespective of the late miss, he also added six rebounds and six... Read More

1 week ago

D'Angelo Russell Shoots Only From Long Range In Win

Golden State Warriors point/shooting guard D'Angelo Russell attempted eight shots during Friday’s victory over the Chicago Bulls, all of which came from behind the three-point line. His eight field-goal attempts were a season low, as he shot 2-for-8 from deep. He collected seven points, but avoided a complete dud by packing the stat sheet to... Read More

1 week ago

Glenn Robinson III Scores Game-Winner, Team-High 20 Points

Golden State Warriors small forward Glenn Robinson III finished as the team’s leading scorer for the third time this season and collected the game-winning bucket with just over a minute to play versus the Chicago Bulls on Friday. Even with the Warriors back to something resembling full strength, Robinson took the most shots of any... Read More

1 week ago

Paul George Held In Check During Friday's Loss

Los Angeles Clippers small/power forward Paul George collected just 13 points in Friday’s defeat to the Milwaukee Bucks, finishing the evening 5-for-12 overall. While he knocked down three of the six threes that he attempted, George committed five turnovers and saw Los Angeles outscored by 25 points during his 31 minutes on the floor. Much... Read More

1 week ago

Kawhi Leonard Records Team-High 17 Points In Defeat

Los Angeles Clippers small/power forward Kawhi Leonard paced his squad with 17 points during Friday’s loss to the Milwaukee Bucks. Leonard finished just 5-for-14 from the field, contributing across the stat sheet with five rebounds, four assists, two steals and two blocks also to his credit. Having logged 30 minutes, it now marks the seventh... Read More

1 week ago

Ivica Zubac Notches Double-Double In Season-High 24 Minutes

Los Angeles Clippers center Ivica Zubac has not traditionally seen a ton of time on the floor on a nightly basis in 2019-20, but during Friday’s loss to the Milwaukee Bucks, he needed just half the game to log 14 points and 12 rebounds, good for his fourth double-double of the year. After seeing just... Read More

1 week ago

Khris Middleton Packs Stat Sheet In Efficient Shooting Night

Milwaukee Bucks shooting guard/small forward Khris Middleton finished 7-for-9 from the floor overall in Friday’s convincing win over the Los Angeles Clippers. In just his third game back among the starting five, Milwaukee needed only 25 minutes from Middleton, who notched 17 points to go along with six rebounds and five assists. He knocked down... Read More

1 week ago

Giannis Antetokounmpo Logs Double-Double On Birthday

Milwaukee Bucks small/power forward Giannis Antetokounmpo needed just 26 minutes during his 25th birthday Friday to collect a double-double in a victory over the Los Angeles Clippers. Even with the Clippers boasting two premier defenders, Antetokounmpo was able to finish 11-for-20 from the field en route to a 27-point showing, which was coupled with 11... Read More

1 week ago

J.J. Redick Ties Season High With 26-Point Effort

New Orleans Pelicans shooting guard J.J. Redick scorched the nets the last time that he faced the Phoenix Suns back on Nov. 21, and Thursday’s overtime loss was no different. Redick tied the season high that he collected the last time that the two teams met, going for 26 points on 7-for-11 shooting overall Thursday.... Read More

1 week ago

Lonzo Ball Dishes Season-High 11 Assists In Double-Double

New Orleans Pelicans point guard Lonzo Ball collected his second double-double of the year during Thursday’s defeat to the Phoenix Suns, notching a season-best 11 assists to go along with 20 points across his 43 minutes. Across the board, it was arguably his best fantasy performance in a Pelicans uniform to this point, as he... Read More

1 week ago

Kelly Oubre Jr. Logs Career-High 15 Rebounds In Double-Double

Phoenix Suns small forward Kelly Oubre Jr. crashed the glass during Thursday’s overtime win against the New Orleans Pelicans like he never has in his professional career, accumulating a new career-best 15 boards across his 47 minutes. He utilized his massive timeshare to add 14 points -- good for his third double-double of the year... Read More

1 week ago

Ricky Rubio Dishes Out Season-High 15 Assists During Win

Phoenix Suns point guard Ricky Rubio set up teammates early and often during Thursday’s victory over the New Orleans Pelicans, dishing out a season-best 15 assists. Rubio didn’t only help deliver buckets to others, he got some of his own, collecting 13 points, in addition to his six rebounds and four steals. The assists output... Read More

1 week ago

Devin Booker Drops Season-High 44 Points In Victory

Phoenix Suns shooting guard Devin Booker poured in a season-best 44 points during Thursday’s overtime win against the New Orleans Pelicans, adding in nine assists and eight rebounds for his best fantasy performance of the year. In addition to going a perfect 13-for-13 from the free-throw stripe, Booker knocked down five threes while attempting a... Read More

1 week ago

Jacob Evans Will Miss Friday’s Contest

Golden State Warriors shooting guard Jacob Evans will remain sidelined Friday versus the Chicago Bulls due to a left adductor strain that has kept him out since Oct. 28. His status was upped to questionable earlier Thursday, but the Warriors will remain cautious with the second-year guard, with his next chance to return coming Monday... Read More

1 week ago

JaMychal Green Questionable To Return To Action Friday

Los Angeles Clippers power forward JaMychal Green has picked up a questionable designation for Friday’s contest against the Milwaukee Bucks due to a tailbone contusion. Green missed his first game of the season Tuesday due to the ailment, paving the way for Patrick Patterson to see additional run after a successful stint versus the Blazers.... Read More

1 week ago

Marvin Bagley Cleared For Activities, Return On Horizon

Sacramento Kings power forward/center Marvin Bagley got the good news Thursday that the team would officially clear him for full-contact basketball activities, paving the way for his return to action in the near future. The team will officially list him as day-to-day for the time being, with his first chance to suit up coming Friday... Read More

1 week ago

Justise Winslow Picks Up Questionable Designation For Friday

Miami Heat point guard/small forward Justise Winslow has popped up on the team’s injury report ahead of Friday’s game versus the Washington Wizards due to a lower back strain. Winslow has averaged 31.2 minutes in the five games that he has suited up since his return from a nine-contest absence. With Goran Dragic likely sidelined... Read More

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