Beast of the Night: Danny Granger posted 25 points, seven rebounds, one assist, two blocks and three three-pointers last night against the Wizards. He shot 53 percent (8-15) from the field and 100 percent (6-6) from the free-throw line, and had no turnovers. Granger has displayed a habit of turning in a clunker or two each week, but he’s maintained top 50 value throughout the season.
Lines for Discussion:
Nene: 5-12 FG (42%), 6-6 FT (100%), 16 Pts, 13 Reb, 2 Ast, 1 Stl, 1 Blk, 1 TO; That’s more like it. Now let’s see if he can stay healthy.
Lamar Odom: 4-6 FG (67%), 2-2 FT (100%), 2 threes, 12 Pts, 4 Reb, 3 Ast, 2 TO; His last two games have been acceptable, but he’s far from being a reliable fantasy asset. If you have him on your bench, don’t expect any miracles from Odom for the remainder of this season.
Andrew Bynum: 10-15 FG (67%), 5-6 FT (83%), 25 Pts, 13 Reb, 4 Blk, 4 TO; No three-point attempts to see here.
Trevor Booker: 6 Pts, 11 Reb, 2 Ast, 1 Stl, 2 Blk, 1 TO; He’s a solid rebounder on most nights.
Kevin Seraphin: 8 Pts, 4 Reb, 1 Ast, 3 Blk, 1 TO; If you need blocks in a deep league, Seraphin’s worth a look.
Brandan Wright: 11 Pts, 3 Reb, 2 Ast, 2 Stl; Wright has been fairly solid in his last three games and is worth a pickup in deeper leagues.
Marco Belinelli: 27 Pts, 7 threes, 3 Reb, 3 Ast, 1 Blk, 3 TO; Eric Gordon‘s close to returning, which means Belinelli’s stock is set to decline. Still, he’ll be a decent source of points and threes.
Carl Landry: 24 Pts, 7 Reb, 1 Stl, 2 TO; He’s a must-add right now.
J.J. Hickson: 12 Pts, 6 Reb, 2 Stl, 1 Blk, 1 TO; He’s mostly just points and steals, but at least he’s that.
Vladimir Radmanovic (back): day-to-day
D.J. Augustin (knee): day-to-day
Jarrett Jack (ankle): day-to-day
Nolan Smith (ear infection): out Friday and Sunday
Marcus Camby (wrist): seems like he’ll play through it
Kyle Lowry (illness): still hoping to play this season; will be tested again April 7
Richard Hamilton (shoulder): might play tonight
Ben Gordon (groin): questionable for tonight
Rodney Stuckey (hamstring): ditto
Shelden Williams (eye): out until at least April 5
Anthony Morrow (shoulder): probable for tonight
John Salmons (hip): questionable for tonight
See if Andrea Bargnani can keep the ball rolling, as the Raptors host the Heat.
Expect Dwight Howard to bounce back, as the Magic host the Mavericks.
For Next Week:
5 games: MEM, SAC
4 games: BOS, CHA, CLE, DAL, DET, GSW, IND, LAC, LAL, MIA, MIL, NJN, OKC, PHI, PHO, POR, SAS, TOR, UTA, WAS
3 games: ATL, CHI, DEN, HOU, MIN, NOR, NYK, ORL
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