• Isaiah Thomas - G - Denver Nuggets

    Isaiah Thomas flashed some of his old form in Friday's win over the Mavs, dropping 16 points (four 3s), three rebounds and two assists in 16 minutes.

    Thomas is a low-end play while he's logging below 20 minutes a game. When the Nuggets are at full strength expect him to struggle to get touches except in rare nights when he gets hot from downtown like tonight.

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  • Jayson Tatum - F - Boston Celtics

    Jayson Tatum shot just 5-of-17 from the field for 12 points in Saturday's loss to the Hornets, although he did add six rebounds, four assists, a block and two threes in 37 minutes.

    He was able to get his touches tonight with Gordon Hayward out but didn't get to take advantage of it because of the inefficient night. Tatum is currently a top-130 player right now and fantasy owners should take a chance on him to explode if they have a streaming spot open.

  • Marcus Morris - F - Boston Celtics

    Marcus Morris posted 15 points, nine rebounds, four assists, one steal, one block and three threes in Saturday's loss to the Hornets.

    Fantasy owners would love to see this type of all-around game every night but the increased minutes was a direct result of Gordon Hayward's (concussion protocol) absence tonight. He's been hovering outside the top-100 and is not a must-own player unless you have a streaming spot open on your roster.

  • Jaylen Brown - F - Boston Celtics

    Jaylen Brown put up 29 points albeit in Saturday's loss to the Hornets, going 10-of-13 from the field with four rebounds, four assists, one steal, two blocks and five 3-pointers.

    The absence of Gordon Hayward (concussion protocol) gave Brown the opportunity to hoist up more shots and be able to put up all-around stat lines like the one he did tonight. He's a good streamer in almost category but don't expect these type of numbers nightly.

  • Pau Gasol - C/F - Milwaukee Bucks

    Pau Gasol (left ankle soreness) is expected to miss a month of action.

    He's not fantasy relevant in any way at this point of the season so this update shouldn't shake up most fantasy teams.

    Source: Malika Andrews on Twitter

  • Robert Williams III - C/F - Boston Celtics

    Robert Williams (back contusion) will not return in Saturday's game against the Hornets.

    Williams ends the night with two points, three rebounds, one assist and two blocks before heading to the locker room. Stay tuned for more updates regarding the severity of his injury.

    Source: Brian Robb on Twitter

  • Kris Dunn - G - Chicago Bulls

    Kris Dunn (back) will start in Saturday's matchup against the Jazz.

    It's great to see that the back issue he suffered isn't serious enough for him to sit this one out. Expect a lot of touches coming his way especially since Zach LaVine (thigh) and Otto Porter (shoulder) will be out for tonight.

    Source: Mike McGraw on Twitter

  • Salah Mejri - C - Dallas Mavericks

    Salah Mejri (illness) will not play on Saturday against the Warriors.

    Mejri has been a decent bet for per-minute blocks lately but fantasy owners will need to look for alternatives tonight. Dwight Powell and Maxi Kleber should split the center minutes against Golden State.

    Source: Chuck Cooperstein on Twitter

  • Zach LaVine - G - Chicago Bulls

    Zach LaVine (right thigh contusion) has been ruled out of Saturday's game against the Jazz.

    LaVine was questionable coming into today and went through a pregame warmup but isn't 100 percent, and with the Bulls having nothing to play for it makes sense to sit him down. So far the team seems to value its competitive spirit as part of their effort to build culture, so we wouldn't anticipate a full-on shutdown for LaVine unless his latest injury heals slowly. Antonio Blakeney might start again but Shaq Harrison is the guy that most fantasy owners will look at given his steals production.

    Source: Darnell Mayberry on Twitter

  • Robert Williams III - C/F - Boston Celtics

    Robert Williams went back into the locker room after falling on a putback dunk attempt in Saturday's game against the Hornets.

    It could be a number of things — back, hip, or even a concussion evaluation after Williams took a nasty spill. He was making his first career start tonight and hopefully he'll be okay moving forward.

    Source: Gary Washburn on Twitter

  • Kevin Durant - F - Golden State Warriors

    Steve Kerr said that it's "more than likely" that the Warriors will rest some players for Sunday's game against the Pistons, though he declined to see who might sit.

    DeMarcus Cousins, Kevin Durant, Draymond Green and Klay Thompson are the obvious candidates. Steph Curry is out on Saturday but should be good to go tomorrow. All told it's been a fairly successful week for the Warriors' big guns, who will have played in at least four of their massive five-game week. The lone exception is Cousins, who missed two games for injury reasons.

    Source: Nick Friedell on Twitter