January 12, 2020, 9:44 pmDerrick WhitePG, San Antonio Spurs
Derrick White took charge in the San Antonio backcourt on Sunday, chipping in 13 points, four rebounds, four assists and three blocks in 27 minutes.
Dejounte Murray (10 points, seven rebounds, four assists in 21 minutes) started off hot but White ended up doing the heavy lifting by the time the night was done. It's been a really frustrating year for the Spurs' promising young guards, and despite both Murray and White possessing middle-round upside, they're just not automatic starts given the night-to-night variability.
January 7, 2020, 12:25 amDejounte MurrayPG, San Antonio Spurs
Dejounte Murray tied a career-high with three 3-pointers as part of a 13-point (5-of-11 FGs), nine-rebound, four-assist, one-steal performance in 26 minutes in a win over the Bucks on Monday.
Murray has posted fourth-round value for the last month. His field goal percentage has been unsustainably high over that stretch, but his incredible steal rate can continue to keep him near the top-50.
January 5, 2020, 12:22 amDerrick WhitePG, San Antonio Spurs
Getting the starting nod, Derrick White scores nine points in Saturday's loss to Bucks, chipping in four rebounds, two assists and a steal.
Filling in for teammate Dejounte Murray, White got the start and played 24 minutes in this one, ceding playing time to Patty Mills and Bryn Forbes. The backcourt situation is a big mess and owners are best set to leave any San Antonio guard not named DeMar DeRozan on the waiver wire.
January 3, 2020, 7:07 pmDejounte MurrayPG, San Antonio Spurs
Dejounte Murray (personal) will miss Saturday's game vs. the Bucks.
With Murray out, we should expect Derrick White to slide into the starting lineup. The rotation has been beginning to work out nicely for everyone involved. As this is just a personal absence we should expect Murray's return to happen in short order for the Spurs. Patty Mills will also see a boost with Murray out.
Source: Paul Garcia on Twitter
January 3, 2020, 12:18 amDerrick WhitePG, San Antonio Spurs
Derrick White came off the bench on Thursday but he was the most productive Spurs point guard with five points, seven rebounds, five assists, a steal, two blocks and a 3-pointer in 26 minutes.
Dejounte Murray had nine points, two rebounds, four assists and a 3-pointer in 24 minutes while Patty Mills removed himself from the logjam by going 1-for-8 from the field. Murray has been the better play over the last month or so but White is starting to creep back into the picture with top-150 returns in the last two weeks. He's someone to keep a close eye on.
December 31, 2019, 10:37 pmDejounte MurrayPG, San Antonio Spurs
Dejounte Murray's resurgence continued on Tuesday as he put up 15 points on 6-of-12 shooting, six boards, five dimes, two swipes and a trey in 27 minutes as the Spurs pulled off an overtime win over the Warriors.
The swipes make it 12 consecutive games with at least two steals for Murray. He's now in the top-50 over the past month. Derrick White was solid off the bench with seven points, six boards, four dimes, two swats and a triple.
December 29, 2019, 12:37 amDejounte MurrayPG, San Antonio Spurs
Dejounte Murray responded from Thursday's dud in Saturday's cakewalk against the Pistons, putting up 13 points, four rebounds, five assists, two steals and two 3-pointers in 28 minutes.
Murray's been up and down because the Spurs have been rotating their guards in and out of the starting lineup but he's a top-90 guy on the year and is cooking with top-50 value over the last couple of weeks. As expected, that's led to a dip for Derrick White, who is a top-125 guy in that span. He had four points and five assists on 1-of-5 shooting in 20 minutes tonight, and though his upside is promising he's not someone to count on nightly for use in 12-team leagues.
December 26, 2019, 11:18 pmDejounte MurrayPG, San Antonio Spurs
Dejounte Murray was plagued by foul trouble on Thursday and was limited to four points (2-of-7 shooting), three rebounds, two assists and three steals in 27 minutes.
Consider this a speedbump in Murray's pivot towards playability. He's still on the right track for the most part. He had a tough matchup, chasing Luka Doncic all over the floor.
December 23, 2019, 10:46 pmDejounte MurrayPG, San Antonio Spurs
Dejounte Murray scored 14 points on 7-of-10 shooting with six rebounds, four assists and two steals on Monday.
Murray and Derrick White (20 minutes, seven points, six rebounds, four assists, two steals and one 3-pointer) are both worth owning right now and we're still waiting on Coach Pop to play the two together.
December 22, 2019, 12:25 amDejounte MurrayPG, San Antonio Spurs
Dejounte Murray dished out six assists on Saturday while adding 10 points, five rebounds and two steals in 24 minutes.
Murray is a top-30 player in the month of December while averaging 11.1 points, 5.5 rebounds, 4.3 assists and 2.5 steals in only 24.9 minutes per game. His numbers don't pop off the screen so you may still be able to buy low on Murray.
December 19, 2019, 11:09 pmDejounte MurrayPG, San Antonio Spurs
Dejounte Murray had a nice all-around output with 13 points, six rebounds, five assists and three steals on Thursday night.
Murray is a top-100 option who has been rising up the rankings recently with a hot shooting run and a boatload of steals. This is the upside for Murray going forward so we could easily see a top-75 player by the All-Star break.
December 19, 2019, 11:03 pmPatty MillsPG, San Antonio Spurs
Patty Mills spurred the Spurs to a victory over the Nets on Thursday with 27 points and seven 3-pointers.
Mills is an underrated and consistent source of 3-pointers for fantasy owners. Outside of Dejounte Murray, Mills is the guard to own for the Spurs ahead of Bryn Forbes (six points) and Derrick White. White had a solid game in 21 minutes, with 13 points, five rebounds, three assists and three steals.
December 16, 2019, 10:36 pmDejounte MurrayPG, San Antonio Spurs
Dejounte Murray scored 16 points on 8-of-15 shooting to go with five rebounds, three assists, two steals and a block on Monday.
Murray had a solid start to the night, highlighted by a nice steal on James Harden leading to a fastbreak layup which led the two to an altercation. He provided defensive numbers tonight, but the Spurs choked away a 25-point lead and continue to search for answers with their guard rotation.
December 14, 2019, 8:08 pmDejounte MurrayPG, San Antonio Spurs
Dejounte Murray rejoined the starting lineup and looked good as he produced 18 points on 8-of-12 shooting with seven rebounds, two steals, five assists and one block in the Spurs' 121-110
OT win over the Suns on Saturday.
Murray played 31 minutes in this one signaling that his minutes limit is no longer on the table. His return to the starting five also bodes well for his ROS outlook. Derrick White faded in this game, producing just two points, one rebound, three assists and one steal in 22 minutes.
December 12, 2019, 11:23 pmDerrick WhitePG, San Antonio Spurs
Derrick White had a nice game on Thursday, scoring 17 points on 7-of-9 shooting while chipping in four rebounds, two assists and a steal.
White logged 32 minutes compared to Dejounte Murray's (six points, six rebounds, four assists, three steals and a block) 17 and Coach Pop seems hell bent against playing the two together. The Spurs dropped this game at home to the lowly Cavs and are in real danger of missing the playoffs and haven't figured out their optimal rotation yet, but maybe they should try playing their two best guards together and see what happens. Until then, this situation is a gamble.