January 25, 2018, 5:18 pm
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November 18, 2019, 10:28 pmRondae Hollis-JeffersonSF, Toronto Raptors
Rondae Hollis-Jefferson played well in short minutes on Monday, scoring 15 points (6-of-10 shooting) to go with eight rebounds and two assists in 20 minutes.
The line looks nice and may even fool a few people into thinking he may maintain a decent role even with OG Anunoby back. He of course was aided by this being a blowout against an inferior opponent, and even then the minutes aren't there for him to be relied upon on a night to night basis. Leave him on the wire.
November 18, 2019, 10:26 pmRJ BarrettSF, New York Knicks
RJ Barrett showed some positive signs in Monday's win over the Cavs as he collected two steals and two blocks while hitting 4-of-5 free throws in just 24 minutes.
Barrett is one of the players most harmful to your free throw percentage, so any improvement there is a great sign. Barrett's first two-block game of his career follows six games with zero blocks, so it's not a trend quite yet. But speaking of blocks, Mitchell Robinson had four in just 17 minutes tonight.
November 18, 2019, 10:24 pmOG AnunobySF, Toronto Raptors
OG Anunoby looked to be back to form in Monday's blowout of the Hornets, finishing his night with a career-high 24 points (10-of-13 shooting), five rebounds, two assists, two blocks and four 3-pointers in 27 minutes.
Anunoby left for a period of time in this game after getting hit in the eye, but it didn't stop him from putting up a career perfromance. His role is cemented and he looks destined to finish the year at a mid-round pace. Continue to put him into lineups as usual.
November 18, 2019, 10:19 pmMarvin WilliamsPF, Charlotte Hornets
Marvin Williams played well off the bench against the Raptros on Monday, finishing his night with 14 points (4-of-5 shooting), four rebounds, three triples, two blocks and an assist in 24 minutes.
Marvin has seen minutes in the mid to high 20's over his last three outings, and has shown that he has something left in the tank when given enough run. He saw extended run to night motsly because P.J Washington was in foul trouble, and now that Nicolas Batum is back in the fold it'll be tough for him to see enough minutes to matter in most settings. Just keep him in mind if minutes at the forward spots ever open up in Charlotte.
November 18, 2019, 10:16 pmJulius RandlePF, New York Knicks
Julius Randle finally got it going on Monday night in a 123-105 blowout win over the Cavs with a season-high 30 points (12-for-17 FGs, 3-for-5 FTs) and seven boards, four dimes, two steals, one block, three triples and just one turnover in 32 minutes.
Randle had been one of the worst regular players in fantasy until this game. His turnovers are up, his free throw percentage is down and his field goal percentage is still down significantly even after today's jump. He should continue to improve, but last season's middle-round finish doesn't look like it'll be replicated this season.
November 18, 2019, 10:14 pmDevonte' GrahamPG, Charlotte Hornets
Devonte' Graham was serviceable in Monday's 96-132 loss to the Raptors, finishing with 11 points, six assists, two rebounds, a steal, three triples and four turnovers.
Graham has been the lone reliable fantasy contributor for the Hornets this year and even he had a rough outing in this blowout. He's definitely the guy worth owning of this bunch and should bounce back in his next one.
November 18, 2019, 10:10 pmTerry RozierPG, Charlotte Hornets
Terry Rozier didn't do much in Monday's blowout loss to the Raptors, finishing with 10 points (4-of-11 shooting) to go with three assists, three rebounds, two turnovers and two triples in 26 minutes.
The only thing that's scary about Terry this year are his shooting percentages. He has been a far cry from the top-70 value that he was drafted at. With so many performances like these where he gives you little to work with, it'll be tough to see him get anywhere close to his ADP this season.
November 18, 2019, 10:07 pmMarcus MorrisPF, New York Knicks
Marcus Morris hit 12-of-13 free throws as part a 23-point game with six rebounds, one assist, one steal, two blocks and one 3-pointer in 34 minutes in a big win over the Cavs on Monday.
Morris continues to be the most consistent fantasy option on the Knicks. In total season stats, he's ranked 29th in 9-cat leagues. There's not a lot to count on when it comes to the Knicks right now, but Morris is the closest thing.
November 18, 2019, 10:06 pmMiles BridgesSF, Charlotte Hornets
Miles Bridges had another middleing performance on Monday night, scoring 13 points (5-of-10 from the floor) to go with five rebounds, two assists, a steal, a block, two turnovers and two 3-pointers in 28 minutes.
This is actually one of his better lines of the season, which tells you all you need to know about his fantasy credentials through the first month of the year. He came into tonight putting up top-210 value and hasn't come close to resembling the top-80 guy he was towards the end of last seaosn. It's going to take a good deal of effort for him to match his ADP this year.
November 18, 2019, 9:56 pmAlfonzo McKinnieSF, Cleveland Cavaliers
Alfonzo McKinnie came off the bench to score 14 points on 4-of-10 shooting in addition to six rebounds, one assist and three 3-pointers in 30 minutes in a 105-123 blowout loss to the Knicks on Monday.
Cedi Osman shifted to the four with Kevin Love out, opening up some extra minutes for McKinnie. Love said he expects to play in the Cavs next game, but this is a reminder that the former Warrior could put up some numbers should Love get traded and the Cavs lean toward tanking.