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About Daniel Benjamin



Daniel Benjamin has written 949 articles so far, you can find them below.


Mitchell Robinson Is Getting Closer

New York Knicks center Mitchell Robinson (ankle) is making progress in his recovery from a sprained left ankle and may return soon. "He’s progressing," coach David Fizdale said after the Knicks' shootaround Tuesday at Pepsi Center. "Yeah, he went through shootaround today. It was good. So he’s getting close." The 7-foot-1 rookie has been out... Read More

1 year ago

Allen Crabbe And Rondae Hollis-Jefferson Have Been Ruled Out For Wednesday

Brooklyn Nets shooting guard Allen Crabbe (knee) and power forward Rondae Hollis-Jefferson (hip) have been ruled out for Wednesday's tilt against the Pelicans. Crabbe has been out since Dec. 14 with a sore right knee while Hollis-Jefferson was forced to leave Saturday's loss to the Bucks after just three minutes. With both players out, DeMarre... Read More

1 year ago

Ricky Rubio And Jae Crowder To Return On Tuesday After One Game Absense

Utah Jazz point guard Ricky Rubio (back) and small forward/power forward Jae Crowder (thumb) will play Tuesday against the Raptors. Both players missed the Jazz's victory over the Knicks on Dec. 29. With their return, Dante Exum will once again come off the bench while Ekpe Udoh and Royce O'Neal will also see a decrease... Read More

1 year ago

D.J. Augustin Is Questionable For Wednesday

The Orlando Magic may be without two key members, point guard D.J. Augustin (ankle)and shooting guard/small forward Jonathon Simmons (ankle), of their rotation against the Bulls on Wednesday. Augustin, who sat out Monday's game as a result of a sprained ankle, is considered questionable against the Bulls while Simmons, who also sat out the game... Read More

1 year ago

Luka Doncic Scores 17 Points In New Year's Eve Loss

Dallas Mavericks small forward/power forward Luca Doncic scored 17 points on 4-for-10 shooting from the field, 3-for-6 from beyond the arc, and 6-for-6 from the free throw line in Monday's loss to the Thunder. The 6-foot-7 rookie also grabbed six rebounds, dished out three assists and committed five turnovers. He has scored in double-figures in... Read More

1 year ago


Harrison Barnes Matches Career High With Seven Triples

Dallas Mavericks small forward/power forward Harrison Barnes scored 25 points on 8-for-11 from the field and 7-for-9 from three-point land in Monday's loss to the Thunder. He added five rebounds, one assist, and one steal in 29 minutes. The seven triples matched a career high, and he is now averaging 3.6 three-pointers at a 54.45... Read More

1 year ago

Paul George Has Just One Assist In Last Two Games

Oklahoma City Thunder small forward Paul George scored 21 points, grabbed four rebounds, came up with four steals and doled out a single dime in Monday's win over the Mavericks. The 28-year-old was just 7-for-21 from the field, 2-for-6 from beyond the arc, and 6-for-7 from the free throw line. He has only one assist... Read More

1 year ago

Jerami Grant Scores 16 In New Year's Eve Win

Oklahoma City Thunder small forward/power forward Jerami Grant scored 16 points, hauled in four rebounds, blocked a shot and recorded three steals in Monday's victory over the Mavericks. The 24-year-old was 6-for-11 from the field, 1-for-4 from beyond the arc, and 3-for-3 from the free throw line. He has made at least 50 percent of... Read More

1 year ago

Russell Westbrook Posts 10th Triple-Double In Farewell To 2018 Game

Oklahoma City Thunder point guard Russell Westbrook posted 32 points, 11 rebounds, 11 assists and four steals in Monday's win over the Mavericks. The 30-year-old was 13-for-24 from the field and 6-for-6 from the free throw line. It was a nice bounce-back game for his dud of a performance against the Mavs on Sunday, where... Read More

1 year ago

DeAndre Ayton Closes Out 2018 With Strong Performance

Phoenix Suns center Deandre Ayton tallied 25 points, 10 rebounds and one assist in Monday's loss to the Warriors. The 7-foot-1 rookie was 9-for-17 from the field and 7-for-8 from the free throw line. It was his 11th double-double in December, which is his most in a month this season. While his scoring was up... Read More

1 year ago


Devin Booker Finishes The Month With Nine Straight 20-Point Outings

Phoenix Suns shooting guard Devin Booker scored 20 points on 6-for-15 from the field, 2-for-5 from beyond the arc, and 6-for-6 from the free throw line in Monday's loss to the Warriors. The 22-year-old added six assists, two rebounds, and one steal, along with five turnovers. He has now scored at least 20 points in... Read More

1 year ago

Draymond Green Dishes Out Team-High Seven Assists

Golden State Warriors power forward Draymond Green filled the stat sheet with seven points, seven assists, three rebounds, one block and two steals in Monday's victory over the Suns. The 28-year-old was 2-for-4 from the field, 1-for-2 from the three-point line and 2-for-2 from the charity stripe. He has now failed to score in double-figures... Read More

1 year ago

Kevin Durant Scores 25 Points In Third Straight Game

Golden State Warriors small forward Kevin Durant scored 25 points on 8-for-14 shooting from the field, including 3-for-4 from long distance, and 6-for-9 from the free throw line in Monday's victory over the Suns. The 30-year-old chipped in four assists and two rebounds, although he also turned the ball over four times. It was his... Read More

1 year ago

Stephen Curry Burns Phoenix

Golden State Warriors point guard Stephen Curry lit up the Suns on New Year's Eve for 34 points on 11-for-17 shooting from the field, 5-for-9 from beyond the arc, and 7-for-7 from the charity stripe. The 30-year-old tied his season high with nine caroms while also contributing four assists along with one steal. It was... Read More

1 year ago

Mark Andrews Ties Career High With Four Receptions

Baltimore Ravens tight end Mark Andrews tied a career-high by hauling in four of five targets for 54 yards Sunday's victory over the Browns. The big rookie has grabbed multiple receptions in four of his last five games, totaling 11 receptions for 215 yards and one touchdown over this period. He continues to lead the... Read More

1 year ago


Nikola Mirotic Reportedly Nearing Return

New Orleans Pelicans power forward/center Nikola Mirotic (ankle) is close to being able to return, according to coach Alan Gentry. The 6-foot-10 big man missed his eighth straight game on Monday. There is a chance that he returns on Wednesday against the Nets or perhaps Saturday versus the Cavaliers. The Pelicans are 1-7 over their... Read More

1 year ago

Jahlil Okafor Gets Start After Anthony Davis Is Late Scratch

New Orleans Pelicans center Jahlil Okafor got the start against the Minnesota Timberwolves on Monday night after it was determined Anthony Davis (illness) was unable to give it a go. Apparently, there was a virus going around the Pelicans locker room, but the team did not any of this at the shootaround or during the... Read More

1 year ago

Cody Zeller Breaks Hand

Charlotte Hornets center Cody Zeller (hand) will not return to Monday's game versus the Magic after suffering a broken bone in his right hand in the third quarter. Zeller caught his hand in the jersey of Magic guard Jerian Grant while setting a screen. While no timetable has been given for his return beyond tonight,... Read More

1 year ago

James Ennis Is Close To Returning From Injury

Houston Rockets small forward James Ennis (hamstring) may be able to play against the Warriors on Thursday according to coach Mike D'antoni. The 28-year-old sat out his ninth straight game on Monday. Eric Gordon (knee) joined him on the sidelines against the Grizzlies. The good news is that the Rockets have enough depth to overcome... Read More

1 year ago

Jeff Teague And Derrick Rose Out Once Again

The Minnesota Timberwolves will once again be without two of their point guards as Jeff Teague (ankle), and Derrick Rose (ankle) will sit out Monday's game against the Pelicans. Both players were initially listed as doubtful to play, so this decision comes as no surprise. This is the second straight game that Rose will miss... Read More

1 year ago


Garrett Temple And Joakim Noah Available To Play Against Rockets

Memphis Grizzlies shooting guard Garrett Temple (groin) and center Joakim Noah (heel) are available to play against the Rockets on Monday. Temple, who has some fantasy value, was in the starting lineup against the Rockets while Noah, who is generally the second big man off the bench, does not have any fantasy value.

1 year ago

Jeremy Lamb Unlikely To Return Against Magic

Charlotte Hornets shooting guard/small forward Jeremy Lamb (hamstring) is doubtful to return against the Magic after suffering a right hamstring strain with a little less than three minutes remaining in the opening quarter of the game. Lamb was off to a good start as he tallied nine points on 4-for-4 shooting from the floor to... Read More

1 year ago

Terrance Ferguson To Start Monday

Oklahoma City Thunder shooting guard/ small forward Terrance Ferguson (illness) will return to the starting lineup against the Mavericks on Monday after missing Sunday's contest. With Ferguson's return Abdul Nader, who had three points in 15 minutes in place of Ferguson yesterday, will once again come off the bench. Neither player is a fantasy option.

1 year ago

Elfrid Payton Will Start In His Return To The Court

New Orleans Pelicans point guard Elfrid Payton (finger) will get the start in his first game, against the Timberwolves on Monday, since fracturing the finger in the middle of November. The 24-year-old lead guard is expected to be limited to six-minute intervals tonight. While Tim Frazier's fantasy value will likely eventually drop to zero, he... Read More

1 year ago

Richaun Holmes Is Battling The Flu

Phoenix Suns power forward/center Richaun Holmes (illness) likely won't play against the Warriors on New Year's Eve as he is listed as doubtful for the game due to a stomach virus. Holmes has played well this year for the Suns off the bench providing scoring and rebounding in limited minutes. If he is unable to... Read More

1 year ago


Gus Edwards Rolls Up 76 Yards On 12 Carries

Baltimore Ravens running back Gus Edwards had a solid game despite sharing carries with Kenneth Dixon as he tallied 76 yards on 12 carries in Sunday's victory over the Browns. It was the seventh straight week that the undrafted rookie garnered double-digit carries and he has totaled at least 67 yards on the ground in... Read More

1 year ago

Kenneth Dixon Explodes For 117 Yards On The Ground

Baltimore Ravens running back Kenneth Dixon produced a career-high 117 yards on 12 carries while adding two more yards on one reception in Sunday's victory over the Browns. It was the third-year back's first career 100-yard rushing game while the 12 attempts were his second most this year. He had four carries that garnered 10... Read More

1 year ago

Lamar Jackson Scores Twice On The Ground

Baltimore Ravens quarterback Lamar Jackson completed 14 of 24 passes for 179 yards in Sunday's 26-24 win over the Browns. The 21-year-old also added 90 yards and a season-high two touchdowns on 20 carries. It was one of the rookie's best passing performances this year. He tied his season high in completions, had his second-most... Read More

1 year ago

Robert Foster Reaches End Zone For Third Time In Three Games

Buffalo Bills wide receiver Robert Foster caught four of five targets for 21 yards and a touchdown in Sunday's win over the Dolphins. It marked the fourth straight week that the undrafted rookie hauled in at least four passes and the second time that he reached the end zone during this stretch. The 24-year-old speedster... Read More

1 year ago

Jason Croom Is Someone To Keep An Eye On Next Year

Buffalo Bills tight end Jason Croom had two receptions on four targets for 32 yards in Week 17's win over the Dolphins. The undrafted rookie finished the season strong as hauled in 13 of his 22 catches over the last half of the season. He closed his first year with 259 receiving yards and one... Read More

1 year ago


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