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Lakers head coach Byron Scott said he and Kobe Bryant get on rookie Julius Randle because they believe in him.

Randle rewarded his coach's faith with his best game of the preseason, scoring 17 points in 24 minutes on 7-10 shooting with eight rebounds.
Analyst: Steve Pimental  View Profile

23 Oct, 12:42 AMSource

Grizzlies have waived center Hassan Whiteside.

Whiteside only played in 41 minutes during five preseason games so this news could not have been too shocking. The former second round pick in 2010 will begin to explore options such as overseas to continue his professional career.
Analyst: Colby Conway  View Profile

22 Oct, 10:38 PMSource

Quincy Miller was released by the Nuggets.

Miller was the final cut the Nuggets made for the upcoming season. Any fantasy value he did have for the season has vanished, and Miller shouldn't even be looked at until he gets picked up by another team.
Analyst: Colby Conway  View Profile

22 Oct, 10:16 PMSource

Jordan Hill was scratched from Wednesday's starting lineup.

Hill was healthy up until this news, so monitoring this situation is very important as Hill can be a valuable fantasy contributor. Check out the Fantasy Alarm NBA Draft Guide for more information on Jordan Hill.
Analyst: Colby Conway  View Profile

22 Oct, 10:08 PM

Gerald Henderson (hamstring) will not play in Thursday's preseason game. He participated in a non-contact practice on Wednesday.

His hamstring has been the culprit for Henderson's lack of volume this preseason. He is supposedly close to returning so there is still an outside shot he plays in the Bobcats' season opener a week from today.
Analyst: Colby Conway  View Profile

22 Oct, 09:39 PMSource

Nik Stauskas (shoulder) returned to practice Wednesday.

Since he returned to practice, he should able to suit up in their last preseason game on Friday. The starting shooting guard spot in Sacramento is very open, so this last preseason game gives Stauskas one last chance to make a claim for the starting spot.
Analyst: Colby Conway  View Profile

22 Oct, 09:03 PMSource

Jordan Farmar is out Wednesday night with a back injury.

Farmar averaged 10.1 points, 4.9 assists and 1.7 3s per game for the Lakers last season off the bench and will likely fill a similar role for the Clippers this season. Check out the Fantasy Alarm NBA Draft Guide to find out our experts' thoughts on Jordan Farmar for the 2014-15 season.
Analyst: Jonathan Impemba  View Profile

22 Oct, 08:57 PMSource

Terrence Jones heads to the locker room. He has been putting heat on the back of his neck.

Jones averaged 12.1 points, 6.9 rebounds and 1.3 blocks per game for the Rockets last season as their starting Power Forward. Check out the Fantasy Alarm NBA Draft Guide to find out our experts' thoughts on Terrence Jones for the 2014-15 season.
Analyst: Jonathan Impemba  View Profile

22 Oct, 08:51 PMSource

Blake Griffin is being investigated by the Las Vegas Metro Police Department for allegedly assaulting a man at a nightclub in Las Vegas in the early-morning hours Sunday.

The Clippers played a preseason game in Las Vegas on Saturday night and issues like this is likely why there will never be a professional franchise in Las Vegas as the potential for trouble is always looming. The league has yet to issue any statement and will likely wait until the Las Vegas police finish their investigation.
Analyst: Jonathan Impemba  View Profile

22 Oct, 07:53 PMSource

Kobe Bryant (rest) will not play in the Lakers' last two exhibition games. 

At Kobe's age he likely doesn't need many preseason games to get ready. After losing last season due to injury some have wondered if he can comeback and rejoin the ranks of the games elite. Check out the Fantasy Alarm NBA Draft Guide to find out our experts' thoughts on Kobe Bryant for the 2014-15 season.
Analyst: Jonathan Impemba  View Profile

22 Oct, 07:42 PMSource

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