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June 15, 2019, 6:27 pmFrank Kaminsky - F/C - Charlotte Hornets
The Hornets have not yet made their decision on Frank Kaminsky's qualifying offer for next season.
If they extend an offer, worth $4.5 million, Kaminsky will be a restricted free agent. Despite his strong finish to the year, it would be a surprise if he returned to Charlotte. Kaminsky was out of the rotation entirely for the bulk of the season and even requested a trade at one point before injuries allowed him to get back into the mix. The Hornets might not want to spend $4.5 million on a player that's so low on the depth chart, especially with Kemba Walker's potential supermax contract putting them into the luxury tax.
Source: Charlotte Observer
April 11, 2019, 1:24 amFrank Kaminsky - F/C - Charlotte Hornets
Frank Kaminsky finished with nine points and one rebound on 2-of-6 shooting in 19 minutes in Wednesday's 122-114 loss to the Magic.
Kaminsky went 5-of-6 from the charity stripe and that's where he got most of his points tonight. This year was somewhat of a step back for Kaminsky as he played less minutes and averaged less points than he did last season. Kaminsky only attempted 6.3 shots per game which is a career-low for him and this was also the first season in which he didn't start in a single game. It was the worst season of Kaminksy's career in both real life and fantasy as he finished with the lowest ranking of his career, barely hanging onto top-300 value in 8/9-cat leagues. Hopefully he'll be able to bounce back next season and the whole team dynamic might be different based on whether or not Kemba Walker decides to stay or leave.
April 7, 2019, 8:47 pmFrank Kaminsky - F/C - Charlotte Hornets
Frank Kaminsky delivered 24 points on 9-of-17 shooting, five rebounds, a block and three 3-pointers in Sunday's win over the Pistons.
Kaminsky is rocking with top-120/100 value in 8/9-cat leagues over the last couple of weeks and should probably be rostered in all formats to finish the year. One can't help but wonder what might've happened had he been in the rotation all year, but at least he's helping fantasy owners presently.
April 5, 2019, 9:31 pmFrank Kaminsky - F/C - Charlotte Hornets
Frank Kaminsky scored 22 points to go with two 3s, 13 boards, two assists and a turnover in Friday's defeat of the visiting Raptors.
This was Kaminsky's second straight game scoring more than 20 points and he's hit double-digit scoring in five of his last six games. He's been a top-120 value over that stretch and could be worth using despite his relative inconsistency.
April 4, 2019, 12:06 amFrank Kaminsky - F/C - Charlotte Hornets
Frank Kaminsky was the complementary scoring option to Kemba Walker on Wednesday as he had 21 points and six rebounds on 6-of-13 shooting.
Kaminsky has been playing more as of late and can be labeled as a deeper league shooting specialist for the final stretch of the season. He outplayed Willy Hernangomez in this one as he had zero points, seven rebounds and three steals on 0-of-3 shooting.
March 30, 2019, 1:46 amFrank Kaminsky - F/C - Charlotte Hornets
Frank Kaminsky drew 16 minutes and went a perfect 3-for-3 from distance to post 13 points, four rebounds, three assists, two steals and a block on Friday.
Kaminsky's role and production have been up and down all season. The 3-and-D combination was nice tonight, but fantasy managers are fooling themselves if they're buying in to a player who doesn't even average 15 mpg on the season. Kaminsky can be helpful for certain builds, but remains a low-end fantasy option across most formats.
March 26, 2019, 10:05 pmFrank Kaminsky - F/C - Charlotte Hornets
Frank Kaminsky had a productive game off the bench against the Spurs, scoring 15 points with 10 rebounds and four triples in 32 minutes.
Kaminsky's shooting was key on a night where the Hornets lost Jeremy Lamb to injury, and helped the team win their fourth straight to stay in the thick of the playoff race. He's still mired in a bit of a messy situation with Willy Hernangomez and Bismack Biyombo, but he's fine to add if you're looking for threes from a frontcourt spot. Hernangomez had 10 points, four rebounds and two blocks in 22 minutes while Biyombo had four rebounds and a steal in 13 minutes.
March 21, 2019, 9:48 pmFrank Kaminsky - F/C - Charlotte Hornets
Frank Kaminsky scored two points on 0-of-6 shooting while adding a rebound, two assists and two blocks on Thursday.
Kaminksy only logged eight minutes and coach Borrego was fiddling around with his rotations tonight which means a lot of Hornets players aren't safe. Even though there's a back-to-back set coming up, Kaminsky hasn't done anything to prove to us that he'd be a reliable pickup for those games.
March 17, 2019, 4:41 pmFrank Kaminsky - F/C - Charlotte Hornets
Frank Kaminsky logged 30 minutes on Sunday afternoon but shot 3-of-10 from the field, saving his 13-point day with a 7-of-9 mark at the charity stripe.
The Hornets couldn't get anything going offensively in this one, and Kaminsky was no exception. Bismack Biyombo started but only posted two points, six rebounds and a block in his 17 minutes. Willy Hernangomez, meanwhile, received a DNP-CD.
March 15, 2019, 5:41 pmCody Zeller - F/C - Charlotte Hornets
Cody Zeller (left knee strain) will not play on Friday vs. the Wizards while Michael Kidd-Gilchrist (left knee soreness) is available.
Frank Kaminsky remains the prime beneficiary although Willy Hernangomez, who started the last game Zeller missed, could be a nice play in DFS.
Source: Hornets PR on Twitter
March 8, 2019, 10:16 pmMarvin Williams - F - Charlotte Hornets
Marvin Williams was on fire in Friday’s one-point win over the Wizards, hitting 10-of-16 shots en route to a season-high 30 points, adding seven treys, seven rebounds, two blocks and a steal.
Williams has been a top-75 play this week and with top-60 value in 9-cat over the last two months, he should be picked up if someone in your league got impatient and dropped him. Frank Kaminsky had four points (no 3s) and nine rebounds and looks to have cooled off after a few hot games.
March 8, 2019, 6:28 pmBismack Biyombo - C - Charlotte Hornets
Bismack Biyombo (left knee sprain) will not play on Friday vs. the Wizards despite his probable tag.
Biyombo’s absence means more time for Frank Kaminsky (who has been playing well over his last three games). Dwayne Bacon should also be active but isn’t a good option even for a punt play.
Source: Rick Bonnell on Twitter
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