March 3, 2017, 10:12 am
Stan Van Gundy said he is considering starting Ish Smith over Reggie Jackson on Saturday against the 76ers.
Smith and Jackson are blocking each other from being clear-cut fantasy assets. Smith has been more valuable for his defensive stats and field goal percentage. If he becomes the starter and plays 30 minutes a night, he would be a must-own player in 12-team formats. Keep on eye on this situation.
When Smith himself was asked about the switch, he gave a great response, which is telling about what kind of character he has. “I don’t like that (talk), because Reggie’s our guy,” Smith said. “And for us to be who we are and to be great, we need him to be great. And so, I’m in his corner. We need our fans to be in his corner. We need everybody to be in his corner. “When he’s at his best, we’re at our best.