• The Bucks have recalled D.J. Wilson from the Wisconsin Herd, according to the Bucks.

    The rookie has spent most of his season in the G League and has only has a total of 53 minutes of NBA action. The move has no real impact on the fantasy landscape, but it could suggest the organization may want to scale back the minutes of their star players slightly. Currently Khris Middleton and Giannis Antetokounmpo lead the NBA in minutes played.

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  • Kyle Kuzma
    PF, Los Angeles Lakers

    Kyle Kuzma suffered a cut near his right eye on Tuesday and headed to the locker room to address the bleeding.

    Assuming the trainers can control the bleed and get Kuzma cleared that there's nothing else wrong, it's likely he'll be able to return to the game.

    Source: Brad Turner on Twitter

  • Frank Jackson
    PG, New Orleans Pelicans

    Frank Jackson (left neck contusion) returned after missing one game to score nine points (2-of-4 FGs, 3-of-4 FTs), grab two boards and hit two treys in 19 minutes vs. the Blazers on Tuesday.

    Jackson isn't worth rostering in standard leagues, but he is getting regular rotation minutes while the Pelicans are missing quite a few players. He's a deep-league option capable of having a big game here and there. Nickeil Alexander-Walker cooled off in this one with just 3 points, four rebounds, an assist and a three while missing his other five shots in 16 minutes.

  • Brandon Ingram
    SF, New Orleans Pelicans

    Brandon Ingram (right knee soreness) looked good in his return from a four-game absence with 21 points (8-for-20 FGs, 4-for-4 FTs), seven rebounds, five assists, two steals, one block and one 3-pointer in 35 minutes in a win over the Blazers on Tuesday.

    With the Pelicans still ravaged by injuries, Ingram jumped right back in and filled up the box score. It's a good sign that he was able to play 35 minutes in his first game back. Ingram probably won't stick in the top-25 all season, but he may be able to stay close while the Pelicans are missing up to five rotation players.

  • CJ McCollum
    SG, Portland Trail Blazers

    C.J. McCollum had a well-rounded game without Damian Lillard in a loss on Tuesday night, providing 22 points (9-of-22 FGs), four rebounds, five assists, two steals, one block and four 3-pointers in 35 minutes.

    That's a great game from McCollum, though the usage was pretty much the same as when he plays with Lillard. McCollum usually gets a bigger boost when he's running the show, so keep an eye on Lillard's status for Thursday's game as it could be another chance for C.J. to go off.

  • Hassan Whiteside
    C, Portland Trail Blazers

    Hassan Whiteside sank all four of his free throws and double-doubled with 14 points (5-of-7 FGs), 14 rebounds and a block in 29 minutes on Tuesday night as the Blazers lost to the Pelicans.

    That's at least 10 made free throws in a row for Whiteside, who is up to 78.8 percent from the line for the season. That's playing a big part in his ability to put up fourth-round value through 14 games. While he's not providing first-round value as he once did, Whiteside has made a huge leap this season.

  • Nassir Little
    SF, Portland Trail Blazers

    Nassir Little moved back to the bench as Carmelo Anthony started at the four on Tuesday, but he put up his first double-double with 12 points (5-of-6 FGs), 11 rebounds, one assist, one steal, two blocks and two 3-pointers in 23 minutes.

    The state of the Blazers' frontcourt should help get Little at least 20 minutes per game, but the fact that Anthony is now on the team will cap his upside. Little is still very raw, but tonight's game shows that he can be a worth-while dart-throw, especially if (when) Melo misses games.

  • Anfernee Simons
    SG, Portland Trail Blazers

    Anfernee Simons got his first start of the season in place of Damian Lillard (back spasms) on Tuesday vs. the Pelicans and he did reasonably well, putting up 13 points (4-of-13 FGs, 2-of-4 FTs), three rebounds, four assists and three 3-pointers in 36 minutes.

    The only other start of Simons' career was last season's finale in which he played all 48 minutes and scored 37 points. He won't be matching that anytime soon, but tonight's serviceable line is another step in the right direction for the 20-year-old. Simons is not worth rostering in a standard league, but he's a fine 3-point streamer, especially when he gets spot starts like this.

  • Carmelo Anthony
    PF, Portland Trail Blazers

    Carmelo Anthony debuted for the Blazers and started on Tuesday, going for 10 points on 4-of-14 shooting, four boards, two treys and a block in a 104-115 loss to the Pelicans.

    It's a solid start for Melo, who played in just 10 games last season for the Rockets but averaged 13.4 points per game. Damian Lillard (back spasms) missed this game, so he may not get up to 14 field goal attempts on a regular basis. He's not a must-add player in standard leagues, but he's worth paying attention to. And that shouldn't be tough, given all the coverage you're sure to hear.

  • Draymond Green
    PF, Golden State Warriors

    Draymond Green sleeved up his banged arm on the bench and looks like he's ready to return to Tuesday's game.

    Green is one tough cookie, so it's no surprise that he's gutting this one out. Owners can breathe a sigh of relief.

    Source: Anthony Slater on Twitter

  • Draymond Green
    PF, Golden State Warriors

    Draymond Green checked out of the game on Tuesday after appearing to bang is elbow during a hard fall.

    Green will get his elbow checked out for sure, but hopefully the rough fall mostly just knocked the wind out of him. Stay tuned for updates.

    Source: Meghan Triplett on Twitter