• Knicks President Steve Mills wrote a blog for the official Madison Square Garden blog, touting the Knicks youth movement and making no mention of star forward Carmelo Anthony.

    It’s no secret that Carmelo Anthony and the Knicks have at least spoken about parting ways. This would appear to be another hint that the Knicks have no plan to keep their star. For months now, Carmelo Anthony’s name has been linked to trade talks with the Cavaliers and Rockets. The Knicks seem desperate to move Anthony. But Carmelo, armed with a no-trade clause, won’t okay a move just anywhere. Reportedly, the Knicks have asked Melo to expand his trade destination wish list after several failed attempts of negotiating with the Rockets.

Fantasy News

  • Stephen Curry
    PG, Golden State Warriors

    Head coach Steve Kerr told Nick Friedell of ESPN that he would like to get Stephen Curry (left hand fracture) more scrimmage time and that "there is a chance" that he will not play against the Wizards on Sunday.

    It was reported on Tuesday that Curry would make his return to the court on Sunday. Curry should be stashed across formats at this point in the hopes that he can help teams in head-to-head formats in their playoffs. Continue to monitor as we will learn more over the coming days. For now, Curry can be considered somewhere between probable and questionable for Sunday's contest.

    Source: Nick Friedell on Twitter

  • Draymond Green
    PF, Golden State Warriors

    Draymond Green (right pelvic contusion) scrimmaged with the team on Wednesday and is officially listed as probable ahead of Thursday's matchup vs. the Lakers.

    It was previously reported that Green is expected to play in Thursday's game so the probable tag reaffirms the initial report. Ky Bowman, Eric Paschall and Juan Toscano-Anderson will all lose minutes when Green returns to the court.

    Source: Anthony Slater on Twitter

  • Kemba Walker
    PG, Boston Celtics

    Kemba Walker will not play against the Jazz on Wednesday as he continues to nurse a sore left knee.

    Walker will now miss his fourth consecutive game since playing in the All-Star game. In his absence, Brad Wanamaker and Romeo Langford have seen additional opportunity handling the ball but neither are standard league streamers. Marcus Smart and the rest of the starters will benefit the most while Kemba is sidelined. Walker's next opportunity to play will be on Saturday vs. the Rockets.

    Source: Jay King on Twitter

  • Nickeil Alexander-Walker
    SG, New Orleans Pelicans

    Nickeil Alexander-Walker has been assigned to the Erie Bayhawks of the G League on Wednesday.

    Alexander-Walker hasn't been in the rotation for the Pelicans of late, so he's an afterthought in fantasy circles.

    Source: New Orleans Pelicans on Twitter

  • Royce O'Neale
    SF, Utah Jazz

    Royce O'Neale will enter the starting lineup on Wednesday against the Celtics.

    It sounds like this will be the new normal for the Jazz going forward. Mike Conley will slide to the bench but should still play a prominent role. O'Neale will be a nice source of steals with more minutes coming, but we'll have to see if the offense follows. Joe Ingles could see an uptick in assists as part of this new lineup configuration.

    Source: The Athletic

  • Mike Conley
    PG, Utah Jazz

    Mike Conley is expected to come off the bench starting on Wednesday against the Celtics.

    He'll be replaced in the starting lineup by Royce O'Neale. Conley will still play significant minutes, but he has disappointed this season while O'Neale is renowned for his defense.

    Source: The Athletic

  • Damian Lillard
    PG, Portland Trail Blazers

    Damian Lillard (right groin strain) will not travel with the Blazers to face the Pacers on Thursday.

    This isn't a major surprise, as he was already expected to miss the next couple of games. However, he could rejoin the team later on the road trip. C.J. McCollum owners should have some big numbers on the way while Lillard is out.

    Source: Casey Holdahl on Twitter

  • Malik Monk
    SG, Charlotte Hornets

    Malik Monk has been suspended indefinitely for violating the league's anti-drug program.

    Monk's suspension will last until he is deemed to be in "full compliance." Monk had been on a nice run in February, but this news certainly clouds his status going forward. His absence could provide an opportunity for Cody Martin to step up.

    Source: Shams Charania on Twitter

  • Dario Saric
    PF, Phoenix Suns

    Dario Saric will start Wednesday's game due to the injury to Kelly Oubre Jr.

    Saric scored 14 points in only 16 minutes on Monday. Sporadic usage has really hurt his fantasy value, but he could be a decent DFS play against the Clippers.

    Source: Gina Mizell on Twitter

  • Norvel Pelle
    C, Philadelphia Sixers

    Norvel Pelle will miss Wednesday's game due to illness.

    It's an upper respiratory ailment. Pelle has rebounding and shot blocking ability but simply doesn't play enough to hold fantasy value.

    Source: Keith Pompey on Twitter