News for All Players - 2023 9 Category, $200 Cap, 4G/4F/2C

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Tue Nov 2810:21Dennis Smith Jr. Considered Questionable TuesdayDennis SmithPGNetsFree Agent
Brooklyn Nets point guard Dennis Smith Jr. (back) is considered questionable for Tuesday's in-season tournament matchup against the Raptors. He will miss a fifth consecutive game if Smith Jr. can't overcome a lower back strain. The 26-year-old has played a decent role off the bench this season, averaging 5.8 points and 3.2 assists in 17.0 minutes. He would currently have a chance to log a lot more minutes, with Ben Simmons (back) remaining out and Cam Thomas (ankle) doubtful for Tuesday's game.
Source: NBA Injury
Tue Nov 2810:16Cam Thomas Listed As Doubtful TuesdayCam ThomasSGNetsFree Agent
Brooklyn Nets guard/forward Cam Thomas (ankle) will likely miss a ninth consecutive game on Tuesday versus the Raptors. Thomas continues to deal with a left ankle sprain, and the team has listed him as doubtful for the clash. Before getting hurt, Thomas was enjoying a dream start to 2023-24, leading Brooklyn in scoring with 26.9 points. It will be interesting to see how the injury impacts his performance.
Source: NBA Injury
Tue Nov 2810:11Cameron Johnson Probable TuesdayCameron JohnsonPFNetsFree Agent
Brooklyn Nets forward Cameron Johnson (leg) is expected to play Tuesday versus Toronto, with the team listing him as probable for the contest. He had to exit Sunday's matchup against Chicago with cramping in his right leg. It doesn't seem to have been a serious issue, though, and Johnson appears on track to play in Tuesday's must-win in-season tournament game. The 27-year-old suffered an early injury setback this season but has performed well, averaging 14.9 points with 5.4 rebounds and 3.0 assists. With that said, Tuesday's matchup isn't a good one from a fantasy perspective, as the Raptors are just outside the top 10 in defensive efficiency and play with a slow pace.
Source: NBA Injury
Tue Nov 2810:05Haywood Highsmith Questionable For TuesdayHaywood HighsmithSGHeatFree Agent
Miami Heat forward Haywood Highsmith (back) is regarded as questionable for Tuesday's big battle with Milwaukee. The 26-year-old might have to sit out the action after he couldn't practice fully on Monday due to a lower back contusion suffered in the previous game against Brooklyn. Highsmith made a 12th consecutive start versus the Nets, and he would be a significant loss from the Heat rotation. Jaime Jaquez Jr., Kevin Love, and Nikola Jovic would be the potential beneficiaries of Highsmith's absence.
Source: NBA Injury
Tue Nov 2809:59Derrick White Probable For Tuesday's ActionDerrick WhiteSGCelticsFree Agent
Boston Celtics guard Derrick White (illness) is considered probable for Tuesday's game versus Chicago. He's battling an illness, but the team will be desperate to have him available, with Jrue Holiday (ankle) already missing a couple of games and listed as questionable for Tuesday's action. White had a nice 15-point, 11-assist double-double with three steals last time out without Holiday in the lineup. He's also played well next to him, and White should have a strong outing in a favorable matchup on Tuesday if he's available.
Source: NBA Injury
Tue Nov 2809:53Zach LaVine Doubtful For TuesdayZach LaVineSGBullsFree Agent
Chicago Bulls guard/forward Zach LaVine (foot) is once again listed as questionable for Tuesday's matchup against Boston. He missed a game last week with foot soreness and could be unavailable with the same issue Tuesday night. Although LaVine has played in the last two games, seemingly without any problems. The 2023-24 campaign hasn't gone well for LaVine, but he can explode at any moment and should be fired up for a meeting with a top team like the Celtics. If he can't go, Ayo Dosunmu should receive a much larger role. He had one of his best games of the season without LaVine last week versus Oklahoma City.
Source: NBA Injury
Tue Nov 2809:48Alex Caruso Questionable TuesdayAlex CarusoPGBullsFree Agent
Chicago Bulls guard Alex Caruso (toe) could be absent for a second consecutive game, as the team has listed him as questionable for Tuesday's encounter with the Celtics. The 29-year-old is nursing a toe injury. He was initially able to play through the injury but missed a game against Brooklyn at the weekend. Patrick Williams made his eighth start of the season in Caruso's place, impressing with a season-high 20 points. He could draw another start on Tuesday, although the matchup against the league leaders promises to be a much tougher game, and Williams has lacked consistency throughout his career.
Source: NBA Injury
Mon Nov 2723:34Nicolas Claxton Uncertain For Tuesday NightNic ClaxtonCNetsFree Agent
Brooklyn Nets center Nicolas Claxton (ankle) is questionable ahead of Tuesday's matchup with the visiting Toronto Raptors. Claxton tweaked his ankle in Saturday's contest against the Miami Heat and didn't up on Sunday versus Chicago. With Ben Simmons (back) still out, Dorian Finney-Smith took over in the middle in that one. DFS has played well in the starting lineup this season, averaging 11.3 points, 5.3 rebounds, and shooting 45.7% from behind the arc, making him a viable fantasy option. Day'Ron Sharpe, who nearly had a double-double in 27 minutes of work on Sunday, would also draw streaming interest if Claxton misses a second-straight game.
Source: NBA Injury
Mon Nov 2723:26Bam Adebayo Probable Versus MilwaukeeBam AdebayoCHeatFree Agent
Miami Heat center Bam Adebayo (hip) is expected to play on Tuesday against the Milwaukee Bucks. The 26-year-old has been in and out of the lineup over the last week or so because of a left hip contusion. He recently sat out Sunday's loss to the Brooklyn Nets, allowing Thomas Bryant to fill the void in the starting lineup. Unfortunately for fantasy managers, Bryant had just two points in 13 minutes, so his streaming value would be non-existent if Adebayo isn't available. But considering Adebayo is averaging a career-high 22.7 points this season, he must be starting in every fantasy lineup imaginable. His scoring potential will rise even more if Jimmy Butler (ankle), who is questionable, doesn't suit up.
Source: NBA Injury
Mon Nov 2723:19Duncan Robinson Expected To Return On TuesdayDuncan RobinsonSFHeatFree Agent
Miami Heat guard Duncan Robinson (thumb) is expected to return from a two-game absence for Tuesday's meeting with the Bucks. The 29-year-old has had a quality season, averaging a career-high 14.5 points while shooting 43.0% from behind the arc. If Robinson is available, he's a serviceable fantasy option, especially for category managers. At the same time, his ceiling will rise even more if Jimmy Butler (ankle), who is questionable, misses another game.
Source: NBA Injury
Mon Nov 2723:11Khris Middleton Questionable Versus MiamiKhris MiddletonSFBucksFree Agent
Milwaukee Bucks forward Khris Middleton (Achilles) is questionable for Tuesday's game against Miami. The veteran exited Friday's meeting with the Washington Wizards and wasn't available on Sunday versus the Portland Trail Blazers. Andre Jackson Jr. took his place in the starting lineup in that one, although he went scoreless in 12 minutes of work. Nonetheless, Giannis Antetokounmpo and Damian Lillard should do most of the heavy lifting on the offensive end if Middleton misses another one. However, there would still be room for guys like Malik Beasley and Bobby Portis to get more scoring opportunities.
Source: NBA Injury
Mon Nov 2723:02Kristaps Porzingis Will Miss Another Game On TuesdayKristaps PorzingisCCelticsFree Agent
Boston Celtics forward/center Kristaps Porzingis (calf) won't play in Tuesday's in-season tournament meeting with the Chicago Bulls. The veteran injured his calf during Friday's matchup against the Orlando Magic and didn't return. He also sat out Sunday's game against the Atlanta Hawks, opening the door for Al Horford to remain in the starting lineup. Horford logged 32 minutes in that one, finishing with 15 rebounds, six points, two blocks, and one steal. As a result, Horford deserves consideration in all fantasy setups, even more so if Jrue Holiday (ankle) is ruled out. On the other hand, Sam Hauser would emerge as a viable fantasy option in deep formats.
Source: NBA Injury
Mon Nov 2721:59CJ McCollum To Return This WeekCJ McCollumPGPelicansFree Agent
New Orleans Pelicans guard CJ McCollum (lung) has been sidelined over three weeks, but is expected to return this week. The star guard continues to recover from a lung issue, but is targeting a return on either Wednesday or Friday. The expectation is that his minutes are going to be monitored for the first few games. However, he should still be a viable option in season-long fantasy formats. His return will likely hurt the fantasy value of Dyson Daniels who has been seeing increased time in his absence.
Source: Shams
Mon Nov 2721:53Keon Ellis Questionable For TuesdayKeon EllisSGKingsFree Agent
Sacramento Kings guard Keon Ellis (ankle) is listed as questionable for Tuesday's game against the Golden State Warriors. Ellis has missed each of the last three games while dealing with a left ankle sprain. There's a chance that he plays on Tuesday, but he could be limited if he does play. Davion Mitchell and Malik Monk have been seeing extended playing time with Ellis sidelined. Both players would take a slight hit in value if Ellis returns. Otherwise, Monk is the better streaming option between the two players.
Source: NBA Injury
Mon Nov 2721:43Jimmy Butler Tagged As Questionable For TuesdayJimmy ButlerSFHeatFree Agent
Miami Heat forward Jimmy Butler (ankle) is listed as questionable ahead of Tuesday's game against the Milwaukee Bucks. The star forward suffered an ankle injury on Friday and as a result missed their last game and practice on Monday. At this point, it wouldn't be shocking to see the Heat take the cautious approach and rest Butler. Jaime Jaquez Jr. would likely get another start if Butler is unable to play. He posted a 18/5/4 stat line as the starter on Saturday. He could be an interesting streaming option if Butler is unable to play.
Source: NBA Injury
Mon Nov 2721:37Kelly Oubre Jr. Participates In ShootaroundKelly OubreSFHornetsFree Agent
Philadelphia 76ers forward Kelly Oubre Jr. (rib) was able to participate in shootaround on Monday. This is an encouraging sign as Oubre is set to be re-evaluated on Tuesday. Oubre has been making fantastic progress considering he was hit by a car a few weeks ago. It sounds like Oubre is nearing a return to the court, but more information should be known on Tuesday. In the meantime, Nicolas Batum should continue starting for the Sixers.
Source: Keith
Mon Nov 2721:27Keegan Murray Doubtful For TuesdayKeegan MurrayPFKingsFree Agent
Sacramento Kings forward Keegan Murray (back) is listed as doubtful for Tuesday's game against the Golden State Warriors. The young forward was able to practice on Monday, which is good news towards his status for Tuesday. Murray has been sidelined for over a week due to a lingering back issue. His absence would likely mean Chris Duarte would remain in the starting five. Murray would likely be limited if he does play, but it seems unlikely right now. Fantasy managers will have to check back on Tuesday for another update.
Source: NBA Injury
Mon Nov 2721:20Jalen Smith Won't Return On MondayJalen SmithPFPacersFree Agent
Indiana Pacers forward Jalen Smith (heel) won't return to Monday's game against the Washington Wizards. Smith went down in the third quarter where he appeared to have hyperextended his knee. He was unable to get back to the locker room under his own power. That being said, it's not shocking to see the Pacers holding out Smith for the rest of this game. Isaiah Jackson should see increased playing time in the rotation while Smith is sidelined. Fantasy managers should know more on Smith's status following Monday's game.
Source: Indiana
Mon Nov 2719:26Jrue Holiday Tagged As Questionable Against BullsJrue HolidayPGBucksFree Agent
Boston Celtics guard Jrue Holiday (ankle) has been tagged questionable for the team's Tuesday night game against the Chicago Bulls. The All-Star point guard has missed the last two games with an ankle sprain but seems to be trending in the right direction. If he's unable to suit up though, Derrick White and Payton Pritchard would likely be the starting frontcourt. Kristaps Porzingis (calf) has already been ruled out, so a bigger starting lineup is out of the question.
Source: NBA Injury
Mon Nov 2719:16LaMelo Ball Considered Doubtful For TuesdayLaMelo BallPGHornetsFree Agent
Charlotte Hornets guard LaMelo Ball (ankle) is listed as doubtful for Tuesday's game against the New York Knicks due to his ankle sprain that he suffered in the last game. He had to leave their contest on Sunday in the second quarter after hurting his ankle again. His timetable should be monitored since he has had issues with his ankles over the last few seasons. If he doesn't suit up, Terry Rozier will take over a lot of the usage while Brandon Miller will likely see added opportunities as well.
Source: NBA Injury