December 27, 2019, 9:57 pmJosh RichardsonSF, Philadelphia Sixers
Josh Richardson played well in Friday's loss to the Magic, contributing across the board with 15 points (6-of-13 shooting), three rebounds, six dimes, three steals, one triple and one block.
JRich is finally playing closer to the form managers drafted him for before 2019-20 began. He needs more games like this one to drag his arrow to point in the right direction, but it's nice to see active on both ends of the floor.
December 25, 2019, 5:23 pmJosh RichardsonSF, Philadelphia Sixers
Josh Richardson had a nice game in the Sixers' Christmas Day win over the Bucks, but struggled from the field hitting just 7-of-20 shots for 18 points, five boards, four assists, one steal, one block and four 3-pointers.
Richardson has experienced dips across the board and hasn't truly been able to get the big minutes one might expect on a shallow Sixers squad that needs his services. He needs to find a niche in the offense and start chipping in with more 3-pointers, as well as getting more minutes, if he wants to be the mid-round guy he was drafted to be. Currently, he's barely hanging on in the late rounds.
December 23, 2019, 9:59 pmJosh RichardsonSF, Philadelphia Sixers
Josh Richardson was held to nine points on 4-of-11 shooting to go with two boards, three assists, a steal and two blocks on Monday.
If Richardson didn't go 0-for-4 from deep, his line would have looked much cleaner. We still like him as a fantasy swiss army knife and a prime buy-low opportunity is presenting itself here.
December 21, 2019, 10:15 pmJosh RichardsonSF, Philadelphia Sixers
Josh Richardson went 9-for-17 from the field for 21 points on Saturday, adding two rebounds, three assists and one trey in 32 minutes.
The lack of defensive stats tonight was a bit of a disappointment coming from Richardson, but the takeaway here is that his aggressiveness on the offensive end paid off – something that will hopefully, smoothen his rocky 2019-20 season moving forward. He's still a buy-low candidate at the moment.
December 20, 2019, 10:58 pmAl HorfordPF, Philadelphia Sixers
Al Horford's recent lull continued in Friday's loss to the Mavs as he posted nine points, three assists, a steal and a 3-pointer while picking up four fouls in 25 minutes.
Horford is sitting around the top-85 over his last couple of weeks, which makes this a prime buy-low opportunity considering he's about as bankable as it gets in the top-50. The same can be said for Tobias Harris, who is sitting outside the top-100 in that same span and had seven points on 3-of-11 shooting tonight. That can be said for Josh Richardson too, as he is outside the top-200 over the last fortnight and had a modest line with 10 points, six rebounds, four assists, two steals and two threes. Get the discounts while you can.
December 18, 2019, 10:22 pmJosh RichardsonSF, Philadelphia Sixers
Josh Richardson looked ramped up to full speed in Philadelphia's 104-108 loss to Miami, finishing with 17 points (6-of-17 shooting), five rebounds, six assists, three triples and a block in 37 minutes.
The 17 shots to get 17 points obviously isn't great, but the real news of this one is that Richardson was able to ramp up to a full starter's load in his fifth game back from his six-game absence. He hurt his wrist in his last game against the Celtics, so that could have led to this wonky shooting line, so hopefully that heals up for him soon. This work load relegated Matisse Thybulle (five points, three steals, one block) to just seeing 14 minutes off the bench, seriously dampening the hopes of those who thought he could get up to a mid-20 minute role consistantly.
December 17, 2019, 5:00 pmJosh RichardsonSF, Philadelphia Sixers
Josh Richardson relayed that his hamstring feels fine after it caused him to miss six games, but he hurt his wrist against the Celtics last Thursday.
Richardson has been able to play through the injury the past two games, but it hasn't done him any favors as he has shot 9-of-25 from the field. It doesn't seem as though Richardson will miss any time due to the wrist, so continue to plug him in your lineups as he gets over the issue. Richardson makes for a buy-low target right now.
Source: Rich Hoffman on Twitter
December 13, 2019, 10:05 pmJosh RichardsonSF, Philadelphia Sixers
Josh Richardson shot 4-of-10 from the field and 0-for-2 from the line to end Fridays 116-109 win over the Pelicans with eight points and five boards.
Richardson is still getting his legs back and has nice buy-low window attached to him right now. This performance is a floor-level play, so expect better things to come.
December 12, 2019, 10:55 pmJosh RichardsonSF, Philadelphia Sixers
Josh Richardson had a nice game on Thursday, scoring 14 points on 5-of-11 shooting with two rebounds, two assists, two steals, two blocks and two 3-pointers.
That's a lot of twos. The 2-2-2 peripheral line bring us back to the Miami Heat Josh Richardson days. He won't put up numbers like he used to, but tonight showed that he's getting healthier.
December 10, 2019, 11:48 pmJosh RichardsonSF, Philadelphia Sixers
Josh Richardson (right hamstring strain) returned from a six-game absence on Tuesday and the rust showed as he shot just 1-for-8 (1-for-3 from deep), good for three points, one rebound and one steal in 19 minutes.
While Richardson is a must-start fantasy option, he's certainly not the mid-round player he was the last two seasons in Miami. If you're able to bench him, you may want to do so until he shows you he's healthy enough to put up top-100 production again.
December 10, 2019, 6:23 pmJosh RichardsonSF, Philadelphia Sixers
Josh Richardson (right hamstring strain) will return to the lineup for Tuesday’s game against the Nuggets.
With Richardson likely returning to the starting SG spot, Furkan Korkmaz and Matisse Thybulle will see their playing time dip. Thybulle is coming off a career-high 20 points and it will be interesting to see if he can keep it going with Richardson back in the fold.
Source: Kyle Neubeck on Twitter
December 10, 2019, 1:37 pmJosh RichardsonSF, Philadelphia Sixers
Josh Richardson (right hamstring strain) has been upgraded to probable for Tuesday's game against the Nuggets.
With Richardson looking likely to return on Tuesday, Furkan Korkmaz and Matisse Thybulle will take a big hit in their value. Richardson should return to fantasy lineups when he officially gets the green light.
Source: NBA Injury Report
December 9, 2019, 6:25 pmJosh RichardsonSF, Philadelphia Sixers
Josh Richardson (right hamstring strain) is listed as questionable for Tuesday's game.
Matisse Thybulle has played some strong games in Richardson's absence. However, he and Furkan Korkmaz will get less playing time when Richardson is back in the fold.
Source: NBA Injury Report
December 7, 2019, 5:55 pmJosh RichardsonSF, Philadelphia Sixers
Josh Richardson (right hamstring strain) has been ruled out of Sunday's game versus the Raptors.
Richardson participated in a workout on Saturday and is trending in the right direction for a return. Hamstring injuries could be tricky, so expect limitations even when he returns.
Source: Keith Pompey on Twitter
December 6, 2019, 5:15 pmJosh RichardsonSF, Philadelphia Sixers
Josh Richardson (right hamstring strain) will not return on Saturday when the Sixers clash with the Cavs.
Furkan Korkmaz should be in line for another start and Matisse Thybulle will maintain a regular role in the rotation for those in need of a 3-point specialist or a steals and blocks boost. Richardson being ruled out a day in advance indicates a return may not be imminent.
Source: Keith Pompey on Twitter