• John Wall scored 11 points with five assists and two blocks on 4-of-15 shooting while Bradley Beal scored 18 with three triples, three assists and two steals on 4-of-14 shooting and 7-of-12 from the line on Monday against the Mavs.

    The Mavs had a 16 point lead at half and it only grew from there on out with both benches getting emptied out in the fourth. Wall and J.J. Barea got into a small spat in the fourth and Barea hit Wall with the barb that none of his teammates like him. Wall is having his worst year as a pro in a long while due too poor shooting from the field and the line and a drop off in steals. It will be interesting to see if he can salvage the season post All Star break to rise back towards top-25 value. He’s barely inside the top-40 after being a top-15 stalwart. 

Fantasy News

  • Nerlens Noel
    C, Oklahoma City Thunder

    Nerlens Noel is sick and will not play vs. the Lakers on Friday.

    Noel has been playing well as of late, so he's worth holding onto, especially considering this is a non-injury-related DNP.

    Source: Mike Trudell on Twitter

  • Anthony Davis
    PF-C, Los Angeles Lakers

    Anthony Davis (shoulder) will start on Friday vs. the Thunder.

    AD is good to go, which is a nice upgrade from his probable status prior to this update. He should feast on the young and rebuilding Thunder tonight. Expect a monster line.

    Source: Maddie Lee on Twitter

  • Kevon Looney
    PF-C, Golden State Warriors

    Kevon Looney went through some G League practices and will go through a full practice with the Warriors on Sunday, making a Monday return a possibility.

    Looney is worth a grab-n-stash play, considering how thin the Warriors are and how uninspiring Willie Cauley-Stein has been. He will require a bit of patience as he gets his legs back though.

    Source: Anthony Slater on Twitter

  • Bogdan Bogdanovic
    SG, Sacramento Kings

    Bogdan Bogdanović (left hamstring tightness) will not take the floor vs. the Nets on Friday.

    This would have been a nice matchup for Bogdanović but at least you have enough time to adjust your DFS lineup. He should not be out for too long.

    Source: Grant Napear

  • Derrick Favors
    PF, New Orleans Pelicans

    Derrick Favors will miss Saturday's matchup with the Jazz as he deals with a left ankle sprain.

    This will be Favors' fourth straight game on the sidelines. He was just beginning to round into form on his new squad before this injury hit. While Favors should still be capable of mid-round to late-round value when he gets healthy, it is looking like this season will be a disappointment based on his draft position.

    Source: Pelicans PR on Twitter

  • Josh Hart
    SG, New Orleans Pelicans

    Josh Hart and Jahlil Okafor are both questionable on Saturday vs. the Jazz as they deal with left ankle sprains.

    The Pelicans remain hard hit by injuries up and down the roster. Hart should be able to work his way back into a standard league role when he returns, but Okafor is unlikely to be fantasy relevant on a day-to-day basis. Derrick Favors should be returning shortly and Jaxson Hayes has emerged as a solid contributor for the Pelicans.

    Source: Pelicans PR on Twitter

  • Seth Curry
    SG, Dallas Mavericks

    Seth Curry will miss his third straight game due to illness on Friday.

    With Curry out more minutes will trickle down to a collection of teammates. Perhaps Tim Hardaway Jr. and Delon Wright are the most likely winners, but it is hard to predict how this rotation shakes out on a nightly basis if you are not Kristaps Porzingis or Luka Doncic.

    Source: Time MacMahon on Twitter

  • Bogdan Bogdanovic
    SG, Sacramento Kings

    Bogdan Bogdanović is a gametime decision for Friday's game vs. the Nets as he deals with left hamstring tightness.

    Bogdanović has given the Kings everything they could ask for in De'Aaron Fox's absence. If he is out tonight the team will turn to Buddy Hield and Harrison Barnes to lead the offense, and minutes will trickle down to Yogi Ferrell, Trevor Ariza and Corey Joseph. Joseph will play through his left heel bruise tonight.

    Source: James Ham on Twitter

  • Dejounte Murray
    PG, San Antonio Spurs

    Dejounte Murray is returning to the starting lineup for the Spurs faceoff with the Sixers on Friday.

    Murray still has loads of potential and it probably has little impact on his workload whether he starts or comes off the bench. The more important factor will be when the minutes limit gets lifted, and if Popovich will let Murray and Derrick White take the floor at the same time.

    Source: Jeff McDonald on Twitter

  • Hamidou Diallo
    SG, Oklahoma City Thunder

    Hamidou Diallo (left knee sprain) will take the court on Friday when the Thunder meet the Lakers.

    Diallo has had some solid games this year, and while he is inconsistent, opportunity is available on the Thunder. He is a decent streaming option who should also be considered in 14-team leagues for the moment.

    Source: Maddie Lee on Twitter