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December 12, 2018, 11:29 pmKelly Oubre Jr. - F - Washington Wizards
Kelly Oubre's shots kept falling Wednesday night as he hit 7-of-15 from the field en route to 20 points, a steal, a block and three 3-pointers in 38 minutes of action against the Celtics.
Oubre is a .432 shooter on the season but he's clicked at .532 over his last five games while averaging a combined 4.8 cash counters per contest. That's also three 20-plus games in that span. Needless to say, he should not be on any waiver wires.
December 10, 2018, 9:45 pmKelly Oubre Jr. - F - Washington Wizards
Kelly Oubre Jr. had a big game in Monday's loss, shooting 9-of-14 from the field for 23 points to go with five rebounds, an assist, three steals and a block in 37 minutes of action.
Oubre stepped up with Otto Porter (knee) leaving after just seven minutes. This is the sort of versatile production that Oubre can provide on a nightly basis, and he's worth owning in 12-team leagues despite his proclivity for shooting slumps. He shouldn't be on waiver wires in competitive leagues.
December 8, 2018, 10:03 pmKelly Oubre Jr. - F - Washington Wizards
Kelly Oubre went 4-of-12 from the field while Markieff Morris went 4of-13 in Saturday's loss to the Cavs.
Both finished with four rebounds and two assists, and Morris finished with 11 points, three triples and a block while Oubre's only other contribution of note was a 5-for-5 mark at the free throw line. This duo should still be held in 12-team leagues but they're low-end options and don't have a huge amount of upside. Morris is the preferred play if you have to pick.
December 3, 2018, 11:04 pmKelly Oubre Jr. - F - Washington Wizards
Kelly Oubre Jr. exploded for 21 points and a full line in Monday's 110-107 win over the Knicks.
Oubre added five rebounds, five 3-pointers, one assist, one block and three steals to round out his line for the night. He led the Wizards' bench in minutes played with 32 and is someone to watch as he can exceed his current top-140 value. Markieff Morris also chipped in with 18 points, seven boards, one trey and one steal in 24 minutes off the bench.
November 30, 2018, 5:41 pmJeff Green - F - Washington Wizards
Jeff Green (lower back) is a game-time decision for Friday’s game vs. the Sixers.
If Green does end up playing, he’ll likely start for Otto Porter (personal). Green is a risky DFS play if your lineups are locked after the games start. Kelly Oubre and Markieff Morris are already looking at heavy minutes and if Green can’t go, Austin Rivers gets a bump.
Source: Candace Buckner on Twitter
November 29, 2018, 12:18 amKelly Oubre Jr. - F - Washington Wizards
Kelly Oubre Jr. scored 22 points on 9-of-18 shooting with six rebounds in a start on Wednesday against the Pelicans.
He added four 3-pointers, two steals and one block to the box score. The Wizards are a mess right now and Oubre Jr. could wind up being one of the people traded if they do decide to make any moves. A move to somewhere such as the Rockets would benefit Oubre's fantasy value so look out for that. Otto Porter Jr., who could also be moved which would open up space for Oubre, had five points in 25 minutes. Porter is the preferred option of the two, but both players could benefit if one of them is traded.
November 28, 2018, 9:50 amKelly Oubre Jr. - F - Washington Wizards
The Rockets are on the market for a wing and three names that could become available are Markieff Morris, Jeff Green and Kelly Oubre.
According to sources, the Rockets increased their trade market intensity last week in the midst of their winning streak. The Wizards might be sellers and Markieff Morris along with Jeff Green put on a rather impressive audition for Daryl Morey, who attended the game in Washington last week. Nothing is concrete yet and this is only a rumor but any player added to the Rockets high-octane offense could potentially have value. Some other names that could make sense for the Rockets are Iman Shumpert, Joe Harris and C.J. Miles.
Source: The Athletic
November 24, 2018, 11:05 pmKelly Oubre Jr. - F - Washington Wizards
Kelly Oubre scored 12 points in 23 minutes on Saturday but still delivered for fantasy owners with four rebounds, three steals, two blocks and a 3-pointer.
Oubre didn't deal with foul trouble tonight but rather the strong play of Otto Porter, Markieff Morris and Austin Rivers. We understand that people have been frustrated with his play since joining the starting five but Oubre remains a must-own guy in 12-team leagues right now, and hopefully this line illustrates why.
November 24, 2018, 12:34 amKelly Oubre Jr. - F - Washington Wizards
Kelly Oubre scored 13 points on 5-of-14 shooting (0-for-6 from deep) with six rebounds and one assist over 25 minutes in Friday's road loss to the Raptors.
Oubre will be inconsistent but if Dwight Howard (arse) remains out and nothing crazy happens he's going to have late-round value. And if the Wizards implode he'd theoretically be a guy they want to give minutes to. There's plenty of rationale here to be a must-own player in competitive 12-team formats.
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