• Jarrett Allen - C - Brooklyn Nets

    Jarrett Allen put up 15 points with eight rebounds and four assists on 5-of-14 shooting as the Nets lost to the Thunder on Wednesday.

    This performance was better than his last two, but he is still underperforming his ADP on most nights. He needs to stop taking 3-pointers (0-of-2 tonight) as he has simply not been able to hit them outside of the first game of the season. Be patient with Allen as he should come around eventually. Rondae Hollis-Jefferson did not play his best in this one with two points, nine rebounds and six assists in 22 minutes. Look for both players to get things going sooner rather than later.

Fantasy News

  • Kawhi Leonard - F - Toronto Raptors

    Kawhi Leonard remains questionable for Friday's game against the Blazers.

    Leonard still carries the questionable tag, but the hope is that he will be able to suit up. The missed games are an annoyance given his impact, but it's better to maintain this now than have it get to a point where he misses a large chunk of the year.

    Source: Eric Smith on Twitter

  • Reggie Bullock - F - Detroit Pistons

    Reggie Bullock is likely to be available on Saturday as he recovers from an ankle injury.

    This was the expectation for Bullock who has missed the last five games with this ankle issue. There is some upside with Bullock to return some late-round value with his low turnovers and good perimeter shooting.

    Source: Keith Langlois on Twitter

  • Damyean Dotson - G - New York Knicks

    Damyean Dotson is out for Friday's game with a bruised shoulder.

    Dotson joins Allonzo Trier on the injured list for this one. With Trey Burke also on the mend, the Knicks will have to go to Frank Ntilikina who has seen some decent value shooting the rock of late.

    Source: Steve Popper on Twitter

  • Jeremy Lin - G - Atlanta Hawks

    Jeremy Lin is available to play in Friday's game.

    Lin will return to the lineup after some injury issues that have continued to plague him this season and throughout his career. There is always upside here in Lin's skillset so we'll see if he's actually going to stay healthy for any stretch of time.

    Source: Brad Rowland on Twitter

  • Dwyane Wade - G - Miami Heat

    Dwyane Wade is questionable for Friday's game against the Grizzlies with an illness.

    Wade hasn't been a big fantasy factor in what seems to be his farewell tour around the NBA. There are nights when he flashes vintage Flash, but at this point it's more nostalgia than anything. He's a deep league play for counting stats.

    Source: David Furones on Twitter

  • Zach LaVine - G - Chicago Bulls

    Zach LaVine said that he is fine and expects to play in Saturday's game versus the Spurs.

    LaVine came up slightly hobbled in Thursday's game, but managed to walk under his own power. Following the game LaVine said he did hear a pop upon landing, but should be good to go next game. “I think it was just some fluid or something,” LaVine said. “I’ll be all right by Saturday. I’m walking around.”

    Source: K.C. Johnson of the Chicago tribune

  • Jonah Bolden - F - Philadelphia Sixers

    The Sixers have recalled Jonah Bolden from the G-League.

    Bolden returned from fracturing his right fibula on December 5 and has not seen any setbacks as of yet. Bolden is an interesting talent, but there is no reason own or keep an eye on him in fantasy.

    Source: Keith Pompey on Twitter

  • Frank Jackson - G - New Orleans Pelicans

    The Pelicans have assigned Frank Jackson to their G-League affiliate, the Texas Legends.

    This might mean that E'Twaun Moore is getting closer to returning. Jackson played 19 minutes in his last appearance and will likely bounce back forth between the G-League and NBA.

    Source: Pelicans PR on Twitter

  • Josh Jackson - F - Phoenix Suns

    Josh Jackson scored 14 points on 5-of-18 shooting with three 3-pointers, eight rebounds, three assists and a steal on Thursday.

    Jackson came off the bench and played 32 minutes, and was a big factor in the Suns' win tonight. He still has shooting deficiencies, but if Trevor Ariza gets traded and if Jackson averages 30 minutes a night you can take a look at Jackson for those counting stats.

  • Trevor Ariza - F - Phoenix Suns

    Trevor Ariza returned to action on Thursday and scored 13 points on 4-of-7 shooting with three 3-pointers, eight rebounds, four assists and four steals.

    Ariza's name has been swirling around trade rumors, but he suited up tonight and delivered a nice line in a win. He's still a guy worth holding onto, especially if he gets traded to a contending team that could use his talents.