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Sixers flip-flop on Hawes

News: Contrary to earlier reports, the 76ers have decided to rest center Spencer Hawes for Friday’s game against the Heat, preferring to give his tender Achilles’ one more day of rest prior to Saturday’s game against the Bulls, according to NBA.com. Coach Doug Collins told the media prior to Friday’s contest that the decision was […]

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Ilyasova has bronchial condition

News: The Milwaukee Journal-Sentinel reports that Bucks forward Ersan Ilyasova is doubtful for Friday’s game at Golden State due to a bronchial condition. Analysis: Fantasy owners in daily leagues should use caution with Ilyasova since he will likely sit out against the Warriors. We hope his condition doesn’t linger, and Ilyasova is a must-start Fantasy option […]

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Williams likely out Friday

 News: The New York Post reports that Nets guard Deron Williams (calf) is listed as questionable for Friday’s game at Orlando. Williams, however, said he will probably rest once again against the Magic, but he said he could return for Saturday’s game against New Orleans. Williams has been out for the past three games. Analysis: […]

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Watson to give it a go

 News: Despite continuing to deal with a sore ankle, Bulls guard C.J. Watson is in the starting lineup on Friday against the Trail Blazers, according to the team’s twitter account. With Derrick Rose out again with a sore groin, the Bulls will rely on Watson to get the team going. Analysis: Watson only has Fantasy […]

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Rose remains out

News: Bulls guard Derrick Rose was announced as an inactive prior to Friday’s game against Portland, as he continues to deal with a groin injury. He was unable to participate in shootaround prior to the game and was not expected to play. Analysis: Fantasy owners in all formats should continue to keep Rose inactive as long […]

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Rubio to have surgery Wednesday

News: The Timberwolves report that rookie guard Ricky Rubio will undergo surgery to reconstruct a torn ACL in his left knee on Wednesday. He suffered the injury with 16 seconds left against the Lakers on March 9. Analysis: Rubio played in 41 games (31 starts) for Minnesota and averaged 10.6 points, 4.2 rebounds, 8.2 assists and […]

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Bargnani ‘getting closer’

News: The Raptors report that coach Dwane Casey said Wednesday that center Andrea Bargnani(calf) is “getting closer” to a return. Casey said Bargnani “needs practice” and “needs contact.” The Raptors have said they want him to get a couple full sessions in before throwing him back in the lineup. Analysis: When healthy and active, Bargnani […]

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Wade to play Wednesday

News: ThePalm Beach Post reports that Heat guard Dwyane Wadeis expected to play Wednesday night against the Hawks after he suffered a sprained ankle Tuesday night against the Nets. Wade sat out the entire second half to rest with the game in hand after he was injured just before halftime. Analysis: Fantasy owners in daily […]

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Johnson working on return

News: The Atlanta Journal-Constitution reports that Hawks guard Joe Johnson(knee), who sat out Tuesday night at Indiana, which is the third straight game he has missed, got in a pregame workout to test out his knee. “It felt good,” Johnson said. “No soreness. But I still don’t know when I’m going to play on this […]

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Hamilton out ‘a bit’

News: The Chicago Tribune reports that Bulls guard Richard Hamilton is wearing a sling for his injured shoulder after being diagnosed with a right shoulder contusion and right shoulder sprain. Hamilton said he is going to be out “a bit” and is not going to play Wednesday night at Milwaukee. Analysis: Fantasy owners should continue […]

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