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  • Dragan Bender
    PF, Golden State Warriors

    Dragan Bender, yes, Dragan Bender led the Warriors in scoring on Tuesday with 23 points (8-of-12 FGs, 5-of-5 FTs), seven rebounds, two 3s and three assists in 25 minutes off the bench.

    The Clippers ran away with this game with ease, so Bender got some extra run thanks to the blowout. He's not been much to look at since signing with the Warriors, yo-yoing up and down with erratic lines. This top-end performance could just end up being a tease, so you can comfortably leave him on the wire until he makes a habit of it.

  • Kevon Looney
    PF-C, Golden State Warriors

    Kevon Looney will be out on Saturday vs. the Sixers due to left hip soreness.

    That's four games missed in a row for Looney. He has never been able to carve out a consistent role or consistent level of health to build up some momentum. This will allow Marquese Chriss and Dragan Bender to continue thriving, especially if Draymond Green (knee) misses another game.

    Source: NBA Injury Report

  • Draymond Green
    PF, Golden State Warriors

    Draymond Green (sore left knee) has been ruled out for Thursday's game against the Raptors.

    This is expected with the Warriors having nothing to play for at this point. Eric Paschall, Dragan Bender and Juan Toscano-Anderson may be worth longer looks in daily formats.

    Source: NBA Injury Report

  • Dragan Bender
    PF, Golden State Warriors

    Dragan Bender has signed a second 10-day contract with the Warriors, reports Adrian Wojnarowski.

    After some speculation the Warriors would not bring him back, Bender will get another opportunity with the team. Since signing the original 10-day contract , Bender has averaged 7.5 points, and 6.8 rebounds in 23.3 minutes per game over six appearances.

    Source: Adrian Wojnarowski on Twitter

  • Dragan Bender
    PF, Golden State Warriors

    The Warriors are not expected to issue a new 10-day contract to Dragan Bender now that his first contract has expired.

    It's possible that the Warriors will eventually tender a new contract, but that is not imminent. The team wants to remain flexible going forward, and Bender may not be a part of their plans. The big man has averaged 7.5 points and 6.3 rebounds over his last six appearances.

    Source: Anthony Slater of The Athletic

  • Dragan Bender
    PF, Golden State Warriors

    Dragan Bender put up 14 points (5-of-9 FG, 2-of-4 3PT), five rebounds and two assists in 22 minutes in a win over the Nuggets.

    This was Bender's sixth game as a member of the Warriors and his third solid game in a row. He has reached deep league relevance and the minutes will undoubtedly be there on a nightly basis. Kevon Looney has played sparingly this year and the Warriors usually never play more than eight or nine guys anyway. If you need help in a deeper league, Bender is worthy option.

  • Kevon Looney
    PF-C, Golden State Warriors

    Kevon Looney (left hip soreness) is being listed as out for Tuesday's game against the Nuggets.

    Looney has been a constant on the injury report, in what has been a disappointing season for the big man. Marquese Chriss, Dragan Bender and Juan Toscano-Anderson will all see minutes and usage bumps with Looney joining Draymond Green on the sidelines.

    Source: Anthony Slater on Twitter

  • Kevon Looney
    PF-C, Golden State Warriors

    Kevon Looney (left hip soreness) is listed as questionable for Tuesday's game.

    Looney finished Saturday's game with 10 points and six boards. However, he was unable to suit up on Sunday and has struggled to get significant playing time. Dragan Bender would stand to benefit if Looney cannot play.

    Source: NBA Injury Report

  • Dragan Bender
    PF, Golden State Warriors

    Dragan Bender drew the start for the Warriors in a 115-99 win over the Suns and had himself quite revenge game, stuffing the stat sheet with 13 points (5-of-10 shooting), nine rebounds, three triples, four dimes, one steal and three blocks in 31 minutes.

    Wow. That was some impressive work by Bender. The Dubs were without Draymond Green, so Bender may not stick as a starter moving forward. Still, his line is impressive enough for him to be watched for some spot value.

  • Dragan Bender
    PF, Golden State Warriors

    Dragan Bender will get the start for the Warriors on Saturday.

    Bender was a disappointment in 25 minutes in his last game. He will once again get a chance to make a splash but will have his minutes on the floor challenged by Eric Paschall.

    Source: Anthony Slater on Twitter

  • Dragan Bender
    PF, Golden State Warriors

    Dragan Bender put up a goose egg (0-for-4 FGs) in 25 minutes vs. the Kings on Tuesday, adding just five rebounds, one assist and one steal.

    Bender once again played an encouraging amount of minutes in just his second game with Golden State. And while he shouldn't be expected to go crazy this early on a new team, this performance is disappointing. For a young player still thought to have decent upside, it's looking like he won't be able to make nearly as much of his opportunity as Marquese Chriss has.

  • Alen Smailagic
    PF, Golden State Warriors

    Alen Smailagic has been sent to the G League and will not be available for Tuesday's game against the Kings.

    Smailagic averaged 10.2 minutes in the two games since the All-Star break and wasn't a fantasy option. Marquese Chriss (calf) and Draymond Green (pelvic) are both listed as questionable. If neither can go, Eric Paschall, Kevon Looney and the recently signed Dragan Bender will get all the run that they can handle in the Warriors frontcourt.

    Source: NBA Injury Report

  • Marquese Chriss
    PF, Golden State Warriors

    Marquese Chriss (left calf soreness) is considered questionable for Tuesday's game.

    Chriss missed Sunday's game against the Pelicans and didn't practice on Monday. Dragan Bender managed six points, five rebounds, and a block in his absence.

    Source: Nick Friedell on Twitter

  • Marquese Chriss
    PF, Golden State Warriors

    Marquese Chriss's (left calf) status has been downgraded to out for Sunday's clash with the Pelicans.

    Kevon Looney, Juan Toscano-Anderson and the freshly signed Dragan Bender will see more action with Chriss out. As long as he doesn't miss an extended period of time, Chriss has shown no signs of slowing down after inking a new contract with the Warriors. Over the last two months he sits firmly inside the top-100 and there is no shortage of playing time for the Warriors this season.

    Source: Daniel Sallerson on Twitter

  • Dragan Bender
    PF, Golden State Warriors

    Dragan Bender is available to make his Warriors debut on Sunday vs. the Pelicans.

    Bender officially signed with the Warriors and he's looking to suit up tonight against the Pelicans. He's still not worth owning anywhere and this whole Warriors team is a dumpster-fire this year.

    Source: Anthony Slater on Twitter