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    Al-Farouq Aminu on (calf) on minutes restriction Thursday

    Al-Farouq Aminu has been back for a few games now but will still be on a minutes restriction on Thursday vs Memphis.

    With Moe Harkless out and Aminu having a minutes cap it will be interesting to see just what the Blazers do at the forward position. 

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    Kenneth Faried to the bench Wednesday

    The Nuggets will sit Kenneth Faried Thursday and start Darrell Arthur in his place.

    This is not a death blow for Faried but it certainly does sting. He’s a fringe must own and if this trend continues it’ll be time to move on.

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    E’Twaun Moore (toe) out Thursday

    Moore will miss his second consecutive game Thursday with a toe injury.

    With both Moore and Jrue Holiday out Thursday Buddy Heild Langston Galloway and especially Tim Frazier will see extended minutes against 76ers.

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    Jrue Holiday (toe) out Thursday

    Holiday was thought to be a game time call earlier Thursday but he has been downgraded to out.

    With both Holiday and E’Twaun Moore out Timmy Frazier and Buddy Hield will get a ton of minutes and should put up very nice lines. Seeing as Holiday was a game time call earlier it doesn’t appear he’ll miss too much time.

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    Emmanuel Mudiay (ankle) out Thursday

    Emmanuel Mudiay has been ruled out of tonight’s matchup against the Wizards with a sprain to his right ankle.

    With Mudiay out Jameer Nelson will have a chance to repeat his fantastic performance from Wednesday in which he put 14pts 5rebs and 5asts. Look for rookie Jamal Murray too.

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    DeMarre Carroll (rest) in Thursday – out Friday

    The Raptors will opt to sit DeMarre Carroll on the second half of their back to back on Friday.

    Carroll burned a ton of owners last season and while he is obviously still under some restrictions his recent play warrants ownership is just about all leagues. Hopefully the sitting in back to back sets will end soon but owners can feel comfortable putting him out there Thursday.

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    Ian Mahinmi (knee) ruled out Thursday

    Wizards backup center Ian Mahinmi will miss yet another game with a sore right knee.

    Keep the Gortat train running! Jason Smith and Andrew Nicholson will also continue to get run but they can be left alone.

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    Paul Milsap Questionable Friday

    Paul Milsap will try and fight through the pain Friday with a hip injury that he returned from Wednesday.

    All signs point to Milsap suiting up against the Bucks and I fell confident putting him out there. Milly hasn’t exactly lived up to his 2nd round ADP but he still gets great production across the board. 

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    Kent Bazemore (knee) out Friday

    The Hawks will hold Kent Bazemore out for at least one more game with a knee injury.

    Baze’s injury is considered minor but it will indeed hold him out for Friday’s game. We can look to Kyle Korver Tim Hardaway Jr. and Thabo Sefolosha to pick up the slack.

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    Isaiah Thomas (groin) out Friday.

    Isaiah Thomas will not play Friday vs the Raptors Friday but he will travel with the team on their upcoming road trip.

    With Thomas now officially out Marcus Smart will likely draw the start again with Terry Rozier getting more run too. Smart is already a must-own in most formats while Rozier could be a nice plug and play.

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    Brooklyn Nets sign Spencer Dinwiddie

    After waiving Yogi Ferrell early in the day the Nets have signed former Bull guard Spencer Dinwiddie.

    The Nets now have a full roster but Dinwiddle can be left off of yours. Once Jeremy Lin makes his return Dinwiddle will be very limited. 

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    Marc Gasol (groin) questionable Thursday

    Memphis center Marc Gasol is being listed as questionable for Thursday against the Blazers with a groin injury.

    While this is a bummer for owners at least it’s not his foot. The younger Gasol brother has been putting up fantastic numbers in the absence of teammate Mike Conley so we will just have to keep an eye on this injury.

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    Nick Young (calf) practices Thursday

    Lakers guard Nick Young joined fellow injured teammate D’Angelo Russell in practice Thursday but will also join him on the bench Friday.

    Swaggy P was initially thought to be out until the latter part of December but it look like he could be back sooner than expected. He’s in inside the top 100 at the moment so if an owner panicked and dropped Young it might be a good idea to swoop in.

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    Tarik Black (ankle) out Friday

    Lakers center Tarik Black suffered a sprained ankle Monday and will not play Friday vs the Suns.

    With Black sitting Thomas Robinson will see some extra run but is not worth owning at the moment.

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    D’Angelo Russell (knee) returns to practice Thursday

    Lakers PG D’Angelo Russell returned to practice Thursday but will not play in Friday’s game against the Suns.

    We are getting close to Russell returning and he will pretty much match his estimated timetable of 2-3 weeks out with his sore knee. While D-Lo has played wee this season owners are still waiting for ‘the breakout.’ Personally I think we will see it sooner than later.