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Tyreke Evans (ankle) finished with 18 points (8-14 FG, 2-3 3Pt, 0-1 FT) while posting three rebounds and two assists over 21 minutes in Wednesday's 116-98 loss against the Bucks.


Evans didn't show any ill effects of his ankle injury, as he was very effective from the floor, especially from long range. He missed three of the past four games due to a sore ankle, but it appears safe to get him back into the active fantasy lineup following this impressive showing.

Arron Afflalo (personal) posted 12 points (5-9 FG, 2-5 3Pt) with two rebounds over 23 minutes in Wednesday's 116-98 loss against the Bucks in his return to the lineup.


Afflalo missed the past two games due to undisclosed personal reasons. He certainly didn't look rusty since he misfired on just four of his attempts from the field, with three of the misses coming from behind the arc. It appears safe to get him back into the active fantasy lineup in all leagues.

Garrett Temple posted 12 points (5-7 FG, 2-4 3Pt) with three rebounds, three assists and a steal over 24 minutes in Wednesday's 116-98 loss against the Bucks.


Temple returned to a bench role after starting three of the past four games with Arron Afflalo away from the team for personal reasons. The swingman was still effective for fantasy owners in leagues of 12 or more teams and will be a steady contributor down the stretch, starting or coming off the pine.

Willie Cauley-Stein posted 10 points (5-10 FG, 0-1 FT) with seven rebounds, two assists and four blocked shots across 27 minutes in Wednesday's 116-98 loss against the Bucks.


Cauley-Stein was busy in the middle with Kosta Koufos (rest) inactive, clogging up the middle while serving as a defensve force. He has amassed nine blocked shots (2.25 BPG) over his past four outings. The former University of Kentucky standout has a bright future and he has really benefitted the most since the trade of DeMarcus Cousins to the Pelicans last month.

Buddy Hield (Sac)

Buddy Hield posted a team-high 21 points (8-16 FG, 2-6 3Pt, 3-5 FT) with four rebounds, two assists and a steal across 36 minutes in Wednesday's 116-98 loss against the Bucks.


Hield has found a home in Sacto, posting double-digit point totals in three straight and 10 of his 11 outings in the month of March. His production and playing time was rather erratic in New Orleans but he has been a steady fantasy contributor with at least one 3-pointer in all 14 of his games since being acquired from the Pelicans.

Spencer Hawes posted 10 points (3-4 FG, 2-3 3Pt, 2-3 FT) with three rebounds, two assists and two blocked shots over 18 minutes in Wednesday's 116-98 win against the Kings.


Hawes totaled 30 minutes over his past nine games with three DNP-CDs, so don't get overly excited about this performance. It's a start, but he has a long way to go before he can be trusted by fantasy owners outside of the deepest leagues.

Mirza Teletovic scored 13 points (5-10 FG, 3-8 3Pt) while posting four rebounds and two assists over 20 minutes in Wednesday's 116-98 win against the Kings.


Teletovic averaged 9.4 points and 3.4 rebounds over the final five games of the teams road trip while totaling nine 3-pointers. While those numbers aren't overly impressive, the averages are higher than his season marks. He is starting to see a regular role off the bench for head coach Jason Kidd and the sharpshooter is trending upward.

Giannis Antetokounmpo (Mil)

Giannis Antetokounmpo finished with 32 points (12-22 FG, 1-2 3Pt, 7-10 FT), 13 rebounds, six assists, two steals and a blocked shot across 40 minutes in Wednesday's 116-98 win against the Kings.


Antetokounmpo scored 22 of his points in the first half while grabbing nine boards with five dimes in the first two quarters. He finished up the road trip strong averaging 27.0 points, 10.5 rebounds, 4.5 assists, 1.5 blocked shots and 1.5 steals in the final two games of the sojourn. The Bucks return to Cream City to host the Hawks on Friday. Antetokounmpo is averaging 24.3 points, 9.3 rebounds and 4.7 assists in three outings against Atlanta this season.

Enes Kanter recorded 24 points (8-9 FG, 8-9 FT), 11 rebounds, one steal and one block across 20 minutes during a 122-97 win over the 76ers on Wednesday.


Kanter was extremely efficient in totaling a game-high 24 points in just 20 minutes. The 24 points marked his highest scoring total since Jan. 15. He was also able to total his second consecutive double-double in the win. Kanter should be a reliable source of points, rebounds and percentages to close out the regular season.

Russell Westbrook (OKC)

Russell Westbrook produced 18 points (6-6 FG, 6-6 FT), 14 assists, 11 rebounds and two blocks across 28 minutes during a 122-97 win over the 76ers on Wednesday.


Westbrook, who had been averaging 23.8 field goal attempts per game on the season, took a major step back offensively Wednesday, as he went perfect from the field in taking a season-low six attempts from the floor. He was also able to secure a triple-double after missing out in the previous two games. It is unlikely that he will continue to be so passive on the offensive end, but he may take a small step back to finish the season to conserve a little energy with the playoffs looming.

Jahlil Okafor (Phi)

Jahlil Okafor (knee) contributed six points (3-6 FG), two rebounds and two assists across 17 minutes during a 122-97 loss to the Thunder on Wednesday.


Okafor wasn't able to get much going in the return as he only received 17 minutes. He had strung several good games together before he was forced to sit out with the sore knee, but it's hard to imagine him being productive on a consistent basis while receiving such a low amount of minutes.

Nik Stauskas totaled 20 points (7-12 FG, 5-8 3Pt, 1-1 FT) and one assist across 30 minutes during a 122-97 loss to the Thunder on Wednesday.


Stauskas stunningly reached the 20-point mark for the second consecutive game, and did so in much more efficient fashion this time as he matched a season high with five three-pointers made. His 20 points off the bench also marked a team high. It is extremely unlikely that he will continue at this rate of production.

LeBron James (Cle)

LeBron James posted 18 points (8-12 FG, 0-2 3Pt, 2-4 FT), six rebounds and five assists over 34 minutes in Wednesday's 126-113 loss to the Nuggets.


James scored well below his 26.2 point season average on Wednesday and had an all-around unimpressive stat line (at least for The King). Kyrie Irving provided the majority of Cleveland's offensive spark in a losing effort, but Wednesday's game further illustrates the need for the Cavs to be humming on all cylinders if they wish to be competitive when playoff time arrives. Despite the loss, James is a must-start every game, but owners should closely monitor Cleveland's game-day updates as they could rest their starters multiple times in the coming weeks.

Deron Williams posted 19 points (8-10 FG, 2-4 3Pt, 1-1 FT), four rebounds, two assists and one blocked shot over 20 minutes in Wednesday's 126-113 loss to the Nuggets.


Since joining the Cavaliers on March 1, Williams hasn't had much impact playing behind Kyrie Irving, but tonight marked his highest point total with the team. Williams could have an interesting role with the team in the next few weeks, as Cleveland may opt to rest some starters leading up to the playoffs, and his output tonight could garner some extra minutes in that role. He's also an excellent insurance policy for Irving if you're in a format that begins their playoffs this week or next week.

Kyrie Irving (Cle)

Kyrie Irving scored 33 points (11-22 FG, 4-5 3Pt, 7-7 FT), three assists and two rebounds over 27 minutes in Wednesday's 126-113 loss to the Nuggets.


Irving's night was remarkable considering all he achieved in just 27 minutes on the court. He shot 50 percent from the floor, 80 percent from beyond the arc and a perfect 100 percent from the charity stripe. His performance on Wednesday only bolsters his standing among his peers as he now ranks third in the league in field-goal percentage among point guards (47.4 percent). Unless Cleveland blows out a team or rests their starters, Irving's output is almost guaranteed to be high as the team prepares for playoff action.

Nikola Jokic (Den)

Nikola Jokic tallied 16 points (8-10 FG), 10 rebounds and seven assists over 29 minutes in Wednesday's 126-113 win over the Cavaliers.


Jokic remains a premier stat machine for the Nuggets, where he's recording double-doubles and triple-doubles almost at will. He's almost matchup-proof at this point and keeps exceeding his season averages, especially in rebounds, where he has beaten his current average of 9.4 rebounds per game seven times this month. Jokic's versatility earns him positional eligibility at both power forward and center in most formats, and he's a quality start in either spot.

Gary Harris scored 21 points (8-14 FG, 3-6 3 Pt, 2-2 FT) to go along with four assists and three rebounds in Wednesday's 126-113 win over the Cavaliers.


Gary Harris continued his excellent play on Wednesday after notching a career-high 28 points on Monday against the Rockets. Across 11 contests in March, Harris has averaged 16.9 points, 3.2 assists, 2.8 rebounds and 1.6 steals all of which exceed his seasonal averages with the exception of rebounds. Harris will try to keep his hot streak going against the Pacers on Friday.

Wilson Chandler posted 18 points (8-14 FG, 1-4 3Pt, 1-1 FT), five rebounds, three assists and one steal over 41 minutes in Wednesday's 126-113 win over the Cavaliers..


Chandler's return after a four-game absence was a success, as he showed no ill effects from the groin injury that sidelined him. He will continue to start until Danilo Gallinari (knee) is able to return, so he should be a viable small forward in most formats, especially when you consider he often sees time at the 4 slot as well.

Dwight Howard posted 14 points (5-12 FG, 4-6 FT), 16 rebounds, two assists, two steals and one blocked shot across 36 minutes in Wednesday's 104-100 loss to the Wizards.


With Paul Millsap (knee) out, Howard is seeing an increased role in the paint, as he's averaged 13.7 points and 12 rebounds per game with Millsap sidelined. He notched his 46th double-double of the season on Wednesday, and despite Atlanta's recent woes, he is a must-start in all formats, especially while Millsap is out.

Stanley Johnson tallied 12 points (5-10 FG, 2-4 3Pt) and three rebounds across 16 minutes in Wednesday's 117-95 loss to the Bulls.


After not playings Tuesday night against Brooklyn, Johnson made the most of his minutes Wednesday night as he put up 10 shots in 16 minutes. Johnson saw more minutes predominantly because the Pistons were blown out, so don't expect many games like Wednesday night's as it was just his sixth double-digit scoring performance on the season.