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April 12, 2019, 11:44 amBam Adebayo - C/F - Miami Heat
Bam Adebayo said he is not sure on whether or not he would begin the 2019-20 season as a starter.
Adebayo said "Who knows? You never know." Adebayo played well and was a top-60 fantasy producer when given the opportunity to start. At this point it looks like the Heat are ready to move on from Hassan Whiteside and while Adebayo is unsure, at this point he is the most likely candidate to open the 2019-20 season at the starting center.
Source: Anthony Chiang on Twitter
April 11, 2019, 1:17 amBam Adebayo - C/F - Miami Heat
Bam Adebayo scored 10 points with six boards, a steal and a three in 18 minutes vs. the Nets in Wednesday's season finale loss.
Adebayo played all 82 games this season (28 starts) on his way to a top-120 fantasy finish on a per-game basis. He made good progress throughout his second season, and is actually inside the top-60 over the final month of the season. During that stretch, he's around 11 points, 10 rebounds, one steal and one block with 58 percent FGs in 27 minutes. Look for him to be in that range next season, hopefully as a full-time starting center.
April 9, 2019, 10:46 pmBam Adebayo - C/F - Miami Heat
Bam Adebayo was spectacular in Tuesday's 122-99 blowout win over the Sixers, taking advantage of the absence of Joel Embiid and posting 19 points on 8-of-11 shooting and nine rebounds.
He was a menace on the defensive end, adding one steal and two blocks to the box score. Bam has really come into his ever since the Heat unleashed him. Expect him to be a hot commodity in 2019-20 redraft and keeper leagues.
April 5, 2019, 11:01 pmBam Adebayo - C/F - Miami Heat
Bam Adebayo logged 32 minutes in Friday's 109-111 loss to the Wolves, chipping in eight points on 4-of-6 shooting with four rebounds and three steals.
This was a letdown game considering Bam is coming off back to back double-double performances. Tonight was just a bump in the road though as he's been clocking in with top-25 value over the last week. Hassan Whiteside was similarly quiet with eight points, seven rebounds and two blocks in 16 minutes off the bench.
April 1, 2019, 9:53 pmBam Adebayo - C/F - Miami Heat
Bam Adebayo double-doubled on Monday with 19 points and 14 rebounds while adding two assists, two blocks and a triple.
He went 8-for-12 from the field in 31 minutes of action. Adebayo played well again and he's going to be highly sought after in next year's drafts but he didn't close out the game as Hassan Whiteside (17 minutes, three points, 10 rebounds, two assists and two blocks) was coach Spoelstra's big of choice to try to cap the comeback in Boston. Adebayo is still clearly the player to own here and Whiteside is a risk-reward play that's on many waiver wires at the moment.
March 28, 2019, 10:18 pmBam Adebayo - C/F - Miami Heat
Bam Adebayo posted a double-double on Thursday night with 11 points and 16 boards.
The defensive numbers weren't here in this one but fantasy owners have to be somewhat pleased with the top-75 option we've had in Adebayo over these important last few weeks. It's hard to imagine a world that he doesn't get a little more burn going forward and into future seasons on account of Hassan Whiteside being a bad basketball player.
March 23, 2019, 9:47 pmBam Adebayo - C/F - Miami Heat
Bam Adebayo filled up the box score in Saturday's 113-108 win over the Wizards, scoring 16 points on 6-of-11 shooting while adding 11 boards, eight assists and four blocks.
This all-around line is what's making fantasy owners fawn over the potential of Adebayo. He has the potential to be a consistent top-50 player next season if only the minutes were in the high 30s and if he doesn't get into foul trouble a lot. He's been a top-65 player in the past week and we hope that sustains until the Heat secure a playoff spot.
March 23, 2019, 12:16 amBam Adebayo - C/F - Miami Heat
Bam Adebayo (bruised right hip) played through his injury on Friday night and ended up with 12 points, seven rebounds and a steal on 5-of-10 from the field in 18 minutes.
It's nothing special but Bam was healthy enough to play, which is the important thing here. Miami was completely outclassed so nobody had a good game on that side of the ball, though the Heat also avoided true garbage time lineups so we saw a lot of "fine" stuff from most of their players. Kelly Olynyk had 13 points with three triples and Josh Richardson went 10-4-5 with three cash counters, for example.
March 22, 2019, 1:00 pmBam Adebayo - C/F - Miami Heat
Bam Adebayo (bruised right hip) will play in Friday night's game against the Bucks.
This is good news for fantasy owners who have reaped the benefits of a mid-round asset recently. Deploy him as usual if you have been.
Source: Ira Winderman on Twitter
March 21, 2019, 9:02 pmBam Adebayo - C/F - Miami Heat
Bam Adebayo (right hip bruise) is questionable for Friday's matchup with the Bucks.
Adebayo is coming off a 15-rebound, 29-minute game against the Spurs and didn't look to be hurt, so hopefully this is only a minor injury. Bam has been a solid middle-round producer since being promoted to the starting five, so fantasy owners will miss his presence if he's forced to miss any time. Hassan Whiteside and Kelly Olynyk would split the center minutes with a lot of smaller lineups opening up time for James Johnson and Derrick Jones Jr.
Source: Anthony Chiang on Twitter
March 20, 2019, 11:22 pmBam Adebayo - C/F - Miami Heat
Bam Adebayo had a solid performance on Wednesday as he put up six points, 15 rebounds and five assists in 29 minutes of action against the Spurs.
Adebayo shot 3-of-4 from the field and added two steals to the box score. Kelly Olynyk was limited to just 19 minutes and put up eight points and four rebounds on 2-of-5 shooting. Hassan Whiteside also played 19 minutes and had 12 points and seven rebounds on 3-of-6 shooting. All three guys are worth owning in standard formats, but Adebayo is coming on as the best of the three.
March 18, 2019, 10:21 pmBam Adebayo - C/F - Miami Heat
Bam Adebayo filled up the box score on Monday, scoring eight points on 4-of-9 shooting while adding seven boards, four assists, two steals and a block.
Adebayo has run away with the job in Miami and even with Hassan Whiteside (five minutes, two points and four rebounds) healthy, coach Spoelstra has shown no willingness to cede any of Bam's minutes to him. The Heat look great when Adebayo is on the floor and his ability to rack up dimes and steals is an extra wrinkle which makes him a must-own player going forward.
March 17, 2019, 5:15 pmBam Adebayo - C/F - Miami Heat
Bam Adebayo kept his foot on the gas in Sunday's win over the Hornets, totaling 16 points on 7-of-10 from the field, nine rebounds, two steals and a block in 31 minutes.
Adebayo has left Hassan Whiteside (six points, eight rebounds, a steal and a block in 17 minutes) in the dust and is cruising with top-60 value over the last two weeks. He's a must-start player for the rest of the way with Miami unlikely to change up the rotation now that they're on a nice run and in a playoff position. Kelly Olynyk shot just 1-for-7 but was able to produce four points, nine rebounds and six assists in 31 minutes of his own.
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