• D’Angelo Russell will make his return to the Nets lineup Friday night against the Heat.

    Russell missed just over two months of action after having arthroscopic surgery on his knee. Russell says he’s not on a minutes restriction, but we can’t imagine him seeing any more than his current 27.8 mpg on the season. The biggest question facing the Nets is how he and Spencer Dinwiddie coexist in the Nets backcourt after Dinwiddie did an admirable job as Russell’s replacement. Russell was on his way to setting career-bests in ppg, apg, and fg% before his injury. He’s safe to get back into lineups across all leagues. 

Fantasy News

  • Michael Carter-Williams
    PG, Orlando Magic

    The Magic will be without Michael Carter-Williams for Saturday's game with a hip injury.

    MCW has gotten an MRI, which while enouraging, has him still out for a few more games at least. If you're in a deep league and have been holding onto him, it might be time to move on.

    Source: NBA.com

  • Brandon Knight
    PG, Cleveland Cavaliers

    Brandon Knight (sprained right ankle) is available to play in Friday's game.

    Knight has not been fantasy-relevant outside of the deepest of leagues.

    Source: NBA.com

  • Danuel House
    PF, Houston Rockets

    Danuel House (shoulder) has been ruled out for Friday's game but is probable to return on Sunday.

    He's missing another game with a sore left shoulder but the advanced probability of a Sunday return is an encouraging sign. Hang onto House. He's been killing it this season with his multi-cat production.

    Source: Jonathan Feigen on Twitter

  • 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