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About Jesse Borek - RotoBaller

Jesse Borek - RotoBaller has written 2853 articles so far, you can find them below.

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

2 weeks 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

2 weeks 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

2 weeks 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

2 weeks 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

2 weeks 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

2 weeks ago

Aaron Gordon Scuffles From Field In Return To Lineup

Orlando Magic power forward Aaron Gordon reclaimed his place among the starting five for Friday’s loss to the Toronto Raptors and saw 32 minutes of action, but he shot just 2-for-11 in that span. An ankle sprain cost him three games and could have affected him during his eight-point, eight-rebound performance versus Toronto. It bodes... Read More

2 weeks ago

Fred Vanvleet Fires Up Career-High 12 Three-Point Attempts

Toronto Raptors point/shooting guard Fred Vanvleet had the green light to fire at will from long range during Friday’s win over the Orlando Magic, getting up a career-high 12 triples. Five of those shots from deep found the bottom of the net, helping to lead to a 22-point performance for the sharpshooter across another 40-plus-minute... Read More

2 weeks ago

Pascal Siakam Held In Check By Magic During Win

Toronto Raptors power forward Pascal Siakam finished with a season-low four made field goals during Friday’s victory over the Orlando Magic. Even with his rough 4-for-22 shooting performance, he managed to notch his seventh double-double of the season, collecting 10 points to go along with 13 rebounds. For owners not concerned with shooting percentage, Siakam... Read More

2 weeks ago

Norman Powell Drops Career-High 33 Points In Victory

Toronto Raptors shooting guard/small forward Norman Powell had the best offensive night of his career during Friday’s win over the Orlando Magic, accruing 33 points on 12-for-18 shooting across his 39 minutes. Powell, whose only previous 30-point outing came during his rookie season in 2015-16, knocked down five threes and added two steals to his... Read More

2 weeks ago

Tomas Satoransky Cleared To Suit Up Friday

Chicago Bulls point guard Tomas Satoransky will retain his spot among the starting five for Friday’s contest against the Portland Trail Blazers, having been tagged as questionable earlier in the day due to a sprained toe on his left foot. Satoransky, who has scored in double figures in each of the team’s previous three games,... Read More

2 weeks ago

Kenrich Williams To Miss Remainder Of Friday’s Game

New Orleans Pelicans shooting guard/power forward Kenrich Williams departed Friday’s contest against the Oklahoma City Thunder due to a left ankle sprain and has been ruled out for the remainder of the contest. Williams played just seven minutes before departing and added just one rebound and one missed shot to his stat sheet. Williams has... Read More

2 weeks ago

Ed Davis Cleared For Return To Action Friday

Utah Jazz power forward/center Ed Davis will be back in the fold for Friday’s game against the Memphis Grizzlies, returning to action less than a month after sustaining a fractured left fibula. How quickly head coach Quin Snyder inserts him into the rotation remains to be seen, but Davis has proven to be a rebounding... Read More

2 weeks ago

Kyle Anderson Will Likely Suit Up Friday

Memphis Grizzlies small forward Kyle Anderson is on track to return to the floor for Friday’s game against the Utah Jazz after a one-game absence due to right heel soreness. It would be quite the backtrack if Anderson were to sit out, as head coach Taylor Jenkins mentioned that he would likely be apart of... Read More

2 weeks ago

Chandler Hutchison Will Miss Multiple Games Due To Injury

Chicago Bulls small forward Chandler Hutchison left Wednesday’s contest with a right shoulder sprain and will miss at least his team’s next two games due to the ailment. The Bulls announced Friday that he would be re-evaluated once the team returned to Chicago, which puts him on the shelf for Friday versus Portland and Monday... Read More

2 weeks ago

George Hill Cleared To Return For Friday’s Game

Milwaukee Bucks point/shooting guard George Hill will be back in action Friday night against the Cleveland Cavaliers following a two-game absence due to a back ailment. Hill has averaged 22.4 minutes per contest off the bench this season and owners can expect to see him slot back near that number, potentially bumping a few minutes... Read More

2 weeks ago

Spencer Dinwiddie Notches First Double-Double Of 2019-20

Brooklyn Nets point/shooting guard Spencer Dinwiddie logged his first double-double of the season during Wednesday’s loss to the Boston Celtics behind a season-high 11 assists to go along with 16 points. His efficiency at distributing the ball to teammates masked his rough shooting night from a fantasy perspective, as he went just 5-for-19 overall, including... Read More

2 weeks ago

Jarrett Allen Continues Double-Double Stretch In Defeat

Brooklyn Nets center Jarrett Allen finished with 17 points and 14 rebounds during Wednesday’s loss to the Boston Celtics, his third consecutive game and fifth in his last six with a double-double to his name. Allen’s night could have been even more dominant had he cashed in better than 5-for-12 from the free-throw stripe. While... Read More

2 weeks ago

Garrett Temple Sets New Season Highs In Scoring, Made Threes

Brooklyn Nets shooting guard/small forward Garrett Temple knocked down six triples during Wednesday’s loss to the Boston Celtics en route to a season-high 22-point effort. He led the team in scoring as he shot 8-for-14 overall, but also 6-for-12 from long range. Temple recorded just two games with at least 20 points last season, but... Read More

2 weeks ago

Jaylen Brown Records Double-Double During Victory

Boston Celtics shooting guard/small forward Jaylen Brown saw absolutely no drop-off from a fantasy perspective with Kemba Walker’s return to the mix for Wednesday’s win over the Brooklyn Nets. Brown collected 22 points (his third straight game with at least 22 scored) and added 10 rebounds, good for his third double-double of the year. He... Read More

2 weeks ago

Kemba Walker Pours In Season-High 39 Points In Return

The last time that Boston Celtics point guard Kemba Walker was seen by many fans was when he was stretchered out of the arena Friday versus Sacramento. Fast-forward to Wednesday’s win over the Brooklyn Nets, and Walker, who returned from a neck sprain, dropped a season-high 39 points on 13-for-24 shooting, including going 6-for-10 from... Read More

2 weeks ago

Larry Nance Jr. Records Third Straight Double-Double

Cleveland Cavaliers power forward/center Larry Nance Jr. collected another double-double during Wednesday’s loss to the Orlando Magic, scoring 11 points and notching 10 rebounds. What made his third consecutive double-double different was that this one came as a reserve, with Kevin Love having returned from a two-game absence. Still, Nance was able to take advantage... Read More

2 weeks ago

Tristan Thompson Grabs Season-High 15 Rebounds During Loss

Cleveland Cavaliers center Tristan Thompson notched his 10th double-double of the season during Wednesday’s loss to the Orlando Magic, collecting a season-high 15 rebounds in the process. He shot 5-for-7 from the floor to deliver him 13 points, while also adding two assists to round out his stat line. He has now collected double-digit rebounds... Read More

2 weeks ago

Collin Sexton Posts Team-High 20 Points In Defeat

Cleveland Cavaliers point guard Collin Sexton racked up 20 points on 8-for-14 shooting during Wednesday’s loss to the Orlando Magic. Sexton’s remarkable consistency was snapped by hitting the 20-point plateau, as he had recorded between 14 and 19 points in eight consecutive games entering play Wednesday. In addition to the scoring, he also set new... Read More

2 weeks ago

D.J. Augustin Dishes Out Season-High 10 Assists

Orlando Magic point guard D.J. Augustin may no longer be among the team’s starting five, but he has still retained a significant role in the rotation, as was evidenced during Wednesday’s win over the Cleveland Cavaliers when he recorded a season-high 10 assists. Augustin played 30 minutes, which exceeded that of starter Markelle Fultz, adding... Read More

2 weeks ago

Evan Fournier Drops Season-High 30 Points In Win

Orlando Magic shooting guard/small forward Evan Fournier continued his stretch of elite scoring during Wednesday’s victory over the Cleveland Cavaliers, amassing 30 points on 10-for-22 shooting, including going 4-for-9 from long range. The outing marks Fournier’s first 30-point game since Oct. 20, 2018, with the longtime Magic scorer taking on an increased offensive role in... Read More

2 weeks ago

Josh Richardson Will Not Return Wednesday Due To Injury

Philadelphia 76ers shooting guard/small forward Josh Richardson has been ruled out for the remainder of Wednesday’s game against the Sacramento Kings due to tightness in his right hamstring. Furkan Korkmaz started the second half on the wing in Richardson’s stead. Prior to his departure, Richardson amassed nine points on 4-for-6 shooting with three assists tossed... Read More

2 weeks ago

Gary Trent Jr. To Miss Second Straight Contest Wednesday

Portland Trail Blazers shooting guard Gary Trent Jr. has been ruled out for Wednesday’s contest against the Oklahoma City Thunder due to a strained right hamstring. His absence marks his second straight game on the sidelines, with Kent Bazemore and Anfernee Simons seeing the majority of minutes on the wing in his stead. Trent has... Read More

2 weeks ago

Lonzo Ball Ruled Out For Matchup Versus Former Team

New Orleans Pelicans point guard Lonzo Ball will officially be out of the mix for Wednesday’s contest against the Los Angeles Lakers due to an illness. Ball’s absence likely opens the door for Nickeil Alexander-Walker to see an additional workload off the bench, while Jrue Holiday should handle the vast majority of ball-handling duties. Ball... Read More

2 weeks ago

Kyle Anderson To Miss First Game Of 2019-20

The Memphis Grizzlies will be without small forward Kyle Anderson for the first time this season Wednesday versus the Los Angeles Clippers due to soreness in his right heel. Anderson has logged at least 15 minutes in each of Memphis’ first 16 games this season and his absence should pave the way for Solomon Hill... Read More

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