• Courtney Lee had yet another strong game in Tuesday’s loss, shooting 8-of-13 from the field while collecting five rebounds, two assists, a steal and two 3-pointers in 38 minutes.

    For all the heat the Zen Master took for his time in New York, at least he inked Lee to a great value deal. The nine-year veteran is having a career-year in scoring and threes, with 13.6 points and 1.7 triples per contest. He’s going to be a top-90 player the rest of the way and will be found on a lot of successful fantasy teams given his dirt cheap price in drafts.

Fantasy News

  • Patrick Beverley
    PG, Los Angeles Clippers

    Patrick Beverley (sore left calf) will play vs. the Thunder on Monday night.

    Beverley missed the past two games, but he won't have a minutes limit tonight. Deploy him as you normally would. Kawhi Leonard is once again out tonight, so there may be some extra shots for Beverley as well.

    Source: Andrew Greif on Twitter

  • Ricky Rubio
    PG, Phoenix Suns

    Update: Ricky Rubio (back spasms) is now doubtful to play on Monday.

    This came out of nowhere. Rubio could play but he won't be in there to start the game. Jevon Carter will start in Rubio's place. Carter could be a worthwhile spot-starter, especially if you're looking for steals.

    Source: Duane Rankin on Twitter

  • Hamidou Diallo
    SG, Oklahoma City Thunder

    Hamidou Diallo (left knee sprain) is listed as questionable for Monday's game against the Clippers.

    We should know his status for tonight shortly. Diallo missed the previous game and prior to that, he'd been getting solid minutes but the only thing of note that he'd been providing was steals.

    Source: NBA.com

  • Shabazz Napier
    PG, Minnesota Timberwolves

    Shabazz Napier (right hamstring strain) is listed as out for Monday's game vs. the Jazz.

    Napier will miss his eighth straight game. Having been first listed as doubtful for tonight, we still might not see him for a few games.

    Source: NBA.com

  • Buddy Hield
    SG, Sacramento Kings

    The NBA has fined Buddy Hield $25,000 for punting the ball into stands at the conclusion of the Kings win over the Celtics on Sunday.

    At least it wasn't a suspension of any sort. Hield is carrying some extra weight with De'Aaron Fox out for a while. He should have more than a few games worth celebrating in that span.

    Source: James Ham on Twitter

  • Josh Okogie
    SG, Minnesota Timberwolves

    Josh Okogie will play on Monday despite some prior left knee soreness.

    Okogie was able to participate in shootaround, so this isn't too surprising. The move diminishes the values of Jarrett Culver and Jake Layman. Okogie can contribute steals but has shot poorly from long range this season.

    Source: Chris Hine on Twitter

  • Kawhi Leonard
    SF, Los Angeles Clippers

    Kawhi Leonard has been ruled out of Monday's game due to a left knee contusion.

    Leonard hasn't played since Wednesday. Doc Rivers expected him to participate in this one, but is no longer be the case. Paul George could have another big game in his absence.

    Source: Ramona Shelburne on Twitter

  • Daniel Gafford
    PF, Chicago Bulls

    According to Jim Boylen, Daniel Gafford will play "first half minutes" against the Bucks on Monday.

    Luke Kornet is recovering from nose surgery, so Gafford will be given some more time after his recall from the G League. However, he is not a recommended play unless his role increases dramatically.

    Source: K.C. Johnson on Twitter

  • Russell Westbrook
    PG, Houston Rockets

    After missing Saturday's game for rest purposes, Russell Westbrook will start on Monday.

    Westbrook is filling the stat sheet this season with 21.0 points, 8.0 rebounds, and 6.8 assists per game. Austin Rivers and Ben McLemore should see their fantasy values drop.

    Source: Jonathan Feigen on Twitter

  • Clint Capela
    C, Houston Rockets

    Clint Capela is back in the lineup on Monday after having concussion issues.

    Capela was injured on Wednesday but is ready to return. Isaiah Hartenstein should go back to a diminished role, while Capela is a double-double waiting to happen on a nightly basis.

    Source: Jonathan Feigen on Twitter