• Ben Simmons
    G/F, Philadelphia Sixers

    Ben Simmons put up 19 points on 7-of-12 shooting with three rebounds and three assists in a blowout loss to the Blazers on Sunday.

    His stats outside of points were lackluster in this one which is a rarity for Simmons, but his shooting from the field and lack of turnovers (two) were a good sign. He shot 5-of-10 from the free throw line and this was a game to forget for the entire Sixers team. TJ McConnell came off the bench for 14 points, three rebounds, two assists and two steals on 6-of-7 shooting. McConnell played a team-high 27 minutes since the Sixers were getting blown out.

Fantasy News

  • Nikola Jokic
    C, Denver Nuggets

    Nikola Jokic did little during the Nuggets 131-114 victory over the Grizzlies on Sunday, scoring nine points, handing out eight assists and grabbing five rebounds over 25 minutes.

    The game turned into a blowout and Jokic was not pressed to do much in this one. Jokic had been on a strong scoring binge heading into this game, but he just seems incapable of delivering across the board production that used to be his calling card. Don't do anything drastic, in all likelihood Jokic will play his way into elite production.

  • Paul Millsap
    PF, Denver Nuggets

    Paul Millsap is crushing it for the Nuggets and kept the momentum going with 23 points (8-of-11 FG), five steals and two 3-pointers on Sunday against the Grizzlies.

    This game turned into a blowout and Millsap only saw the floor for 20 minutes, but he did plenty of damage. Millsap has been playing great, but this could be a sell-high moment for the veteran. Despite his advanced age, Millsap can still deliver plenty of fantasy goodness, but his role in Denver is not to score like he has this past week.

  • Jerami Grant
    SF, Denver Nuggets

    Jerami Grant had a solid showing on Sunday, going for 12 points, five assists, two 3-pointers and one block.

    This is Grant's third consecutive game with double-digit points. We are still not seeing the minutes (24 today) to justify adding Grant in 12-team formats, but he is someone to keep an eye on and is worth a pickup in 14-team leagues for his blocks and three-point shooting.

  • Evan Turner
    SG, Atlanta Hawks

    Evan Turner (achillies) will be playing on Sunday when the Hawks meet the Lakers.

    Turner is slowly ramping up his minutes with the Hawks so set your expectations to the minimum for the time being. Turner could build up to a role with late-round fantasy value, but he has never had the best fantasy game and can be left on the waiver wire until he has proven he will have a sizeable role with regular playing time.

    Source: Kevin Chouinard on Twitter

  • Kawhi Leonard
    SF, Los Angeles Clippers

    Kawhi Leonard (left knee contusion) is questionable on the injury report, but head coach Doc Rivers said he "most deftinitely" will play on Monday vs. the Thunder.

    Leonard will have had four days off leading into Monday's game so hopefully he is over any injuries or rest issues at this point. Paul George's return will change the Clippers' overall shot distribution, but it is unlikely to take the ball out of Kawhi's hands. He remains a fantasy force that can only be stopped by the occasional maintenance day.

    Source: Mark Medina on Twitter

  • Patrick Beverley
    PG, Los Angeles Clippers

    Patrick Beverley is questionable to take on the Thunder on Monday as he continues to deal with left calf soreness.

    Beverley has already missed two games with this injury, and let's hope this long rest will nip the issue in the bud. Beverley has been an atrocious shooter this season and brings little to the table as a scorer. Unless you are in need of his strong rebounding (6.4 rebounds) from the guard position or his reliable thievery capabilities (1.5 steals), Beverley is deserving of a drop in standard leagues while injured.

    Source: Mark Medina on Twitter

  • Kentavious Caldwell-Pope
    SG, Los Angeles Lakers

    Kentavious Caldwell-Pope will be in the starting lineup yet again on Sunday as the Lakers face the Hawks.

    KCP had a productive 25 minutes on Friday and will look to replicate that production alongside the starters on Sunday. With Avery Bradley (leg) out of the way, Caldwell-Pope will have a nice opportunity for the next two weeks of fantasy action. Scoop him up if you want to cash in on his 3-point shooting and steals during this period.

    Source: Mark Medina on Twitter

  • Michael Carter-Williams
    PG, Orlando Magic

    Michael-Carter Williams (strained left hip) exited the Magic's faceoff with the Wizards on Sunday.

    MCW made it through six minutes before going down with the injury. His role has been limited and he remains a lousy shooter that will drag down your percentages. Williams is best left on the wire, and he is unlikely to make any noise on the Magic this season.

    Source: John Denton on Twitter

  • D.J. Augustin
    PG, Orlando Magic

    D.J. Augustin dislocated the fifth metacarpal of his left hand but x-rays showed no fracture, and he is expected to return for the Magic on Sunday.

    Augustin has been delivering steady late round value throughout the season, but with the Magic's focus upon developing Markelle Fultz, Augustin's role is capped. It sounds like this injury will not have an impact on his performance, and Augustin will remain a reliable deep-league or streaming option.

    Source: Josh Robbins on Twitter

  • Marcus Smart
    PG, Boston Celtics

    Marcus Smart struggled to find his stroke scoring five points on 2-of-16 shooting from the field during Sunday's loss to the Kings.

    It was a poor shooting night, but Smart managed to dole out nine assists and snag five rebounds. He should continue to start with Gordon Hayward sidelined.