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About Jesse Borek - RotoBaller

Jesse Borek - RotoBaller has written 2827 articles so far, you can find them below.

Tony Parker Bounces Back With 19-Point Outing

Charlotte Hornets point guard Tony Parker rebounded from a scoreless outing Wednesday with a 19-point showing during Friday’s win over the Denver Nuggets. Parker shot early and often across his 22 minutes, finishing 6-for-14 from the floor, adding four rebounds, three assists and two steals. Parker has been streaky over his last six games, but... Read More

1 year ago

Nicolas Batum Has Roller-Coaster Season Continue

Charlotte Hornets shooting guard/small forward Nicolas Batum failed to make a field goal during Friday’s win over the Denver Nuggets, just the second time this season that has occurred. He finished with four points and seven rebounds across 26 minutes, on the heels of one of his best performances of the year Wednesday against Minnesota.... Read More

1 year ago

Marvin Williams Records Double-Double In Return

Charlotte Hornets power forward Marvin Williams wasted little time getting back into his groove when he logged a double-double with 14 points and 10 rebounds during Friday’s win over the Denver Nuggets. Williams had missed a game and a half due to a right shoulder strain, having had recorded his first two double-doubles of the... Read More

1 year ago

Jeremy Lamb Held To Seven Points Across 21 Minutes

Charlotte Hornets shooting guard Jeremy Lamb delivered a rare clunker during Friday’s win over the Denver Nuggets. Lamb saw just 21 minutes of action, finishing with seven points, giving him his first game finishing in single digits since Oct. 30. Both Tony Parker and Malik Monk were feeling it off the bench Friday, leaving Lamb... Read More

1 year ago

Kemba Walker Delivers Team-High 21 Points In Win

Charlotte Hornets point guard Kemba Walker continued to struggle from the field during Friday’s win over the Denver Nuggets, but still finished with a team-high 21 points, 11 of which came from the free-throw line. Walker added eight assists and six rebounds to boost his other categories, but his continued cold streak from the floor... Read More

1 year ago

Monte Morris Continues To Impress Coming Off Bench

Denver Nuggets point guard Monte Morris delivered 12 points across 25 minutes during Friday’s loss to the Charlotte Hornets. Five of those points came during the final minutes of the game, with head coach Mike Malone entrusting Morris to crucial moments down the stretch. It’s unlikely that Morris logs huge minutes unless Jamal Murray sits... Read More

1 year ago

Malik Beasley Drills Quartet Of Threes Off Bench

Denver Nuggets shooting guard Malik Beasley poured in 16 points off the bench during Friday’s loss to the Charlotte Hornets. Beasley may not have earned the start, but he saw 33 minutes to the 19 of Torrey Craig, with Beasley firing up 13 shots while going 4-for-10 from long range. In addition to the scoring,... Read More

1 year ago

Jamal Murray Scores Team-High 20 Points In Defeat

Denver Nuggets point/shooting guard Jamal Murray paced his squad during Friday’s loss to the Charlotte Hornets with 20 points on 8-for-20 shooting, failing to make a three for the first time in his last 11 games. On the floor for 37 minutes, Murray piled up seven assists and five rebounds, also adding two steals. After... Read More

1 year ago

Juan Hernangomez Records Second Double-Double

Denver Nuggets small/power forward Juan Hernangomez delivered his second double-double of the season during Friday’s loss to the Charlotte Hornets, finishing with 15 points and 10 rebounds across 37 minutes. Hernangomez added a pair of assists and blocks while shooting an efficient 6-for-9 from the floor. He makes for a remarkably well-priced DFS option for... Read More

1 year ago

Nikola Jokic Delivers Third Straight Double-Double

Denver Nuggets center Nikola Jokic finished Friday’s loss to the Charlotte Hornets with 16 points, 11 rebounds and six assists, giving him a double-double for the third consecutive game. Jokic struggled from deep, going 0-for-6, emblematic of the Nuggets as a unit, who shot 22.9 percent from three as a team. He won’t have to... Read More

1 year ago

Rodney Hood Ruled Out For Remainder Of Friday’s Game

Cleveland Cavaliers shooting guard Rodney Hood has been sidelined for the remainder of Friday’s game against the Sacramento Kings due to a right foot injury. Hood logged 15 minutes prior to his departure, finishing with four points on 1-for-3 shooting, delivering a supremely quiet night overall. Look for both Jordan Clarkson and Alec Burks to... Read More

1 year ago

Paul Millsap Exits Friday’s Contest Early

Denver Nuggets power forward Paul Millsap left Friday’s game against the Charlotte Hornets due to a right foot injury. Millsap logged just 19 minutes prior to exiting, finishing with 16 points, three rebounds and two blocks. His injury paves the way for Trey Lyles to likely pull more minutes off the bench, with Millsap’s status... Read More

1 year ago

Draymond Green Ruled Out Friday

Golden State Warriors power forward/center Draymond Green will be held out of Friday’s game against the Milwaukee Bucks due to a toe injury. His absence will mark his 11th straight game spent on the sidelines with Jonas Jerebko and Jordan Bell likely to continue seeing extended run in his absence. The fact that he was... Read More

1 year ago

Trevor Ariza Cleared To Play In Friday’s Game

Phoenix Suns small/power forward Trevor Ariza is set to play in Friday’s game against the Miami Heat after having been listed as questionable earlier in the day due to a knee ailment. Ariza could see a larger role than usual with both Devin Booker and T.J. Warren sidelined, while Josh Jackson also figures to get... Read More

1 year ago

T.J. Warren Ruled Out For Friday’s Game

Phoenix Suns small forward T.J. Warren will remain sidelined for Friday’s game against the Miami Heat due to a right ankle injury. The absence will mark Warren’s fifth straight game spent on the bench, meaning that Josh Jackson will continue to see a lion’s share of the offensive duties as Devin Booker remains sidelined as... Read More

1 year ago

Jason Smith Acquired By Bucks

Washington Wizards power forward/center Jason Smith has been dealt to the Milwaukee Bucks in exchange for Sam Dekker, ending his three-year tenure with the Wizards. When Smith makes his Milwaukee debut, he will be suiting up for his sixth different franchise during his 12-year NBA career. Averaging just 3.7 points and 3.1 rebounds across 10.8... Read More

1 year ago

Sam Dekker Acquired By Wizards

Small forward Sam Dekker had an incredibly short tenure with the Milwaukee Bucks, one which listed barely an hour. He will instead be flipped to the Washington Wizards in exchange for Jason Smith. Dekker is currently sidelined due to an ankle injury, but will be joining a Washington club that already boasts Otto Porter, Kelly... Read More

1 year ago

Jawun Evans Inks Deal With Suns

Free-agent point guard Jawun Evans signed a two-way contract with the Phoenix Suns on Friday. Evans had been playing with the Northern Arizona Suns of the NBA G League, where he was averaging 18.5 points, 4.6 assists and 4.0 rebounds per game across 14 contests. Evans spent his rookie season with the Los Angeles Clippers... Read More

1 year ago

Maximilian Kleber Listed As Questionable For Saturday

Dallas Mavericks power forward Maximilian Kleber has been deemed questionable for Saturday’s game against the Houston Rockets due to a left great toe sprain. Kleber is coming off a woeful shooting performance during Wednesday’s loss, finishing 2-for-12 overall and 1-for-8 from long range. Dwight Powell or Dorian Finney-Smith could absorb some of Kleber’s minutes should... Read More

1 year ago

Nikola Mirotic To Return To Lineup Friday

New Orleans Pelicans power forward Nikola Mirotic will rejoin the fold for Friday’s game against the Memphis Grizzlies. Mirotic has missed the last two games due to illness, but will still not be back in the starting lineup, as head coach Alvin Gentry has opted to keep Julius Randle amongst the starting five. A bench... Read More

1 year ago

Omari Spellman To Miss Second Straight Contest

Atlanta Hawks power forward/center Omari Spellman has been ruled out for Saturday’s contest against the Denver Nuggets due to right hip soreness. The big man also missed Wednesday’s game against Washington, seeing his playing time dwindle over the past two weeks. Dewayne Dedmon and Alex Len could see an uptick in minutes, with Miles Plumlee... Read More

1 year ago

Marvin Williams Cleared To Return Friday

Charlotte Hornets power forward Marvin Williams will not only return to action Friday against the Denver Nuggets, but he’ll start the game as well. Williams missed just one full game with a right shoulder strain, leading to Michael Kidd-Gilchrist drawing his first start of the year in his place. It seems likely that rookie Miles... Read More

1 year ago

Sam Dekker Acquired By Bucks

Cleveland Cavaliers small forward Sam Dekker is heading back to his home state alongside George Hill, both of whom were traded in exchange for Matthew Dellavedova and John Henson on Friday. Dekker was a standout collegiate player at Wisconsin, but has been beset by injuries since his pro career began. He has started five of... Read More

1 year ago

Matthew Dellavedova, John Henson Acquired By Cavaliers

Milwaukee Bucks point/shooting guard Matthew Dellavedova is returning to the Cleveland Cavaliers, who have also acquired center John Henson in a trade with the Milwaukee Bucks, sending George Hill in the opposite direction. Dellavedova spent the first three seasons of his career in Cleveland, having averaged just 8.1 minutes per game with Milwaukee this year.... Read More

1 year ago

George Hill Acquired By Bucks

Cleveland Cavaliers point/shooting guard George Hill has found himself a new home with the Milwaukee Bucks after a trade on Friday. Hill has played in just three games since returning from injury, but is shooting a career-high 51.4 percent from the floor this season. His spot in the rotation has been a bit awkward as... Read More

1 year ago

Aron Baynes Doubtful To Play Saturday

Boston Celtics center Aron Baynes is officially listed as doubtful for Saturday’s game against the Chicago Bulls due to a left ankle sprain. Baynes picked up the injury during Thursday’s win over the New York Knicks, which forced him to the sidelines after just two minutes of action. Should Baynes miss play Saturday, it’s possible... Read More

1 year ago

C.J. McCollum Probable To Suit Up Saturday

Portland Trail Blazers shooting guard C.J. McCollum is listed as probable to make his return to the lineup Saturday against the Minnesota Timberwolves. McCollum missed his first game of the season Thursday due to a left ankle sprain, with Jake Layman seeing minutes in his stead. McCollum has continued to pack the scoring column (21.3... Read More

1 year ago

Domantas Sabonis Sidelined On Friday

Indiana Pacers power forward/center Domantas Sabonis has been ruled out for Friday’s game against the Orlando Magic due to food poisoning. Sabonis had been deemed questionable to play earlier in the day, but he’ll be forced to the sidelines for the second time this season, which should lead to increased run for Kyle O’Quinn and... Read More

1 year ago

Montrezl Harrell Quiet On Glass Again

Los Angeles Clippers power forward/center Montrezl Harrell delivered a quiet outing in Wednesday’s loss to the Memphis Grizzlies, finishing with eight points and three rebounds across 26 minutes. It marks just the fourth single-digit scoring game from Harrell this year, as he was uncharacteristically scarcely found on the glass. Without a doubt, he remains a... Read More

1 year ago

Lou Williams Records Season-High Six Turnovers In Loss

Los Angeles Clippers shooting guard Lou Williams had an off night off the bench during Wednesday’s loss to the Memphis Grizzlies, recording six turnovers in 25 minutes. Los Angeles’ bench weapon did finish with 12 points and seven assists, but went 2-for-8 from the floor. There remains little reason to panic with Williams, who is... Read More

1 year ago

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