• Tony Allen (groin) returned to action on Friday, scoring 11 points on 5-of-6 shooting with three rebounds, two steals and one block in 18 minutes off the bench.

    Let’s see ‘First Team’ stay on the floor and put up some numbers before we talk about any sustained fantasy value. 

Fantasy News

  • Jimmy Butler
    SG, Miami Heat

    Jimmy Butler (sore right hip) and Goran Dragic (right knee bruise) are ready to go for Wednesday's game against the Wizards.

    Both should return to their typical roles and are in solid positions to produce against an underwhelming Wizards defense. Fire them up as you usually do.

    Source: Ira Winderman on Twitter

  • Duncan Robinson
    F, Miami Heat

    Duncan Robinson (ankle sprain), who was listed as questionable coming into the day, will play in Wednesday's game against the Wizards.

    Robinson should resume his typical role as the starting SF in a matchup that suits his style of play. Robinson's game has dropped slightly over the past month, but he still holds top-75/105 value in 9/8 cat leagues on the year. Play him as you usually would.

    Source: Ira Winderman on Twitter

  • Jeff Teague
    PG, Atlanta Hawks

    The Hawks are inserting Jeff Teague and Bruno Fernando into the starting lineup for Wednesday's matchup with the Clippers.

    Teague is taking over for the injured Trae Young (thigh), while the team has opted to shift John Collins to PF and start Fernando in this one. Fernando should ultimately split time with Damian Jones with Collins seeing time at C as well.

    Source: Kevin Chouinard on Twitter

  • Dewayne Dedmon
    C, Sacramento Kings

    Dewayne Dedmon will start at C for the Kings in place on Marvin Bagley III on Wednesday.

    Dedmon gets the call with the Bagley sitting out after returning to the court on Monday. Assuming Andre Drummond (questionable) plays, the Kings desperately need Dedmon's size down low. This shouldn't be more than a one-game abberration.

    Source: Jason Jones on Twitter

  • Trae Young
    PG, Atlanta Hawks

    Trae Young (right thigh contusion) will not play in against the Clippers on Wednesday.

    Young went off for 42 points, 15 assists and six rebounds on Monday night, so this news comes as a bummer for fantasy owners. Expect newcomer Jeff Teague to get the start at PG while he and Kevin Huerter handle the majority of the ball-handling and playmaking responsibilities in this one.

    Source: Kevin Chouinard on Twitter

  • Kemba Walker
    PG, Boston Celtics

    Kemba Walker (left knee soreness is being lusted as available to play against the Grizzlies on Wednesday.

    Walker returned to the lineup for Monday's blowing win against the Lakers and looks good to go moving forward. The PG has provided top-30 value on the year in 9/8 cat leagues, and that will continue as long as he can stay healthy.

    Source: NBA Injury Report

  • Dennis Smith Jr.
    PG, New York Knicks

    Dennis Smith Jr. (left oblique strain) is being listed as available to play for Wednesday's matchup with the Lakers.

    This will be Smith's first game in nearly a month as he hasn't suited up since December 23rd. In addition to likely being eased back into the lineup, he was looking like the team's third-string PG behind Frank Ntilikina and Elfrid Payton before going down. Smith is a name to keep an eye on in case he gets traded to a more favorable situation, but he doesn't offer much fantasy value in his current role.

    Source: NBA Injury Report

  • Patrick Beverley
    PG, Los Angeles Clippers

    Patrick Beverley (sore right groin) has been upgraded to doubtful for Wednesday's game against the Hawks.

    Beverley was ruled out earlier in the day, but now there looks to be a glimmer of hope that he will suit up. The doubtful designation doesn't look promising, but this is a situation to monitor against a bad Hawks defense and both Kawhi Leonard and Paul George sitting out.

    Source: NBA Injury Report

  • Anthony Davis
    PF-C, Los Angeles Lakers

    Anthony Davis (glute) and Rajon Rondo (finger) are available to play in Wednesday's game against the Knicks.

    Davis and Rondo returned to the court for Monday's blowout loss against the Celtics and look good-to-go moving forward. Play both of them as you normally would.

    Source: NBA Injury Report

  • Bruce Brown
    SG, Detroit Pistons

    Bruce Brown (illness) is being ruled out ahead of Wednesday's game against the Kings.

    This isn't ideal timing for Brown with Reggie Jackson making his return to game action for this one. The Pistons backcourt is going to be an interesting development to watch with Derrick Rose's name being mentioned in trade rumors and Luke Kennard working his way back to the court in addition to Jackson, as discussed above. Keep an eye on this situation.

    Source: James Edward III on Twitter