Kobe Bryant told NBA TV's Rick Fox that he would have played Friday if it were a playoff game, indicating that the Lakers star is closer to returning to the lineup. (RotoInfo.com) (11/16)
C - NO
Pelicans forward Ryan Anderson says he definitely playing tonight against the Philadelphia 76ers. (RotoInfo.com) (11/16)
G - Atl
Lou Williams (knee) will not play on Saturday vs the Knicks. He will not play in back-to-back games due to his recovery from knee surgery.. (RotoInfo.com) (11/16)
F - Was
Martell Webster will step into the starting lineup Saturday in place of Trevor Ariza. (RotoInfo.com) (11/16)
F - Was
As expected, Trevor Ariza (hamstring) will not play on Saturday when the Wizards host the Cleveland Cavaliers. (RotoInfo.com) (11/16)
F - NY
Carmelo Anthony doesn't lead the NBA in scoring, but he does lead the league in minutes, and that's something he would prefer not to do, especially after spending so much of the summer rehabbing a torn left shoulder. 'I don't want to play 45 minutes every night,'' Anthony said Friday. 'At this rate if that's what I have to do to try to help this team, then I'm all for it.'' (RotoInfo.com) (11/16)
C - NY
Tyson Chandler is still on crutches and said he has no idea if he will be able to return from his fractured right leg injury in three weeks - the short end of his timetable. (RotoInfo.com) (11/16)
F - Tor
DeMar DeRozan matched his career high with 37 points in Friday's loss to the Bulls. (RotoInfo.com) (11/16)
Expert Advice: DeRozan could be considered a sell high candidate as his main contributions almost solely revolve around scoring.
G - Atl
Jeff Teague finished with career-highs in points (33) and assists (10) in the Hawks 113-103 victory over the 76ers. (RotoInfo.com) (11/16)
Expert Advice: Teague continues to build off his breakout season last year as he is posting career numbers in points, rebounds, and assists.
C - Det
Andre Drummond tied his career-high with 18 rebounds and finished with 15 points for his third straight double-double in the win over the Kings. (RotoInfo.com) (11/16)
Expert Advice: Eight of Drummond's 18 rebounds came on the offensive end and he now has 14 or more boards in last three games.
F - Det
Josh Smith was a block shy of a 5x5 in the Pistons' 97-90 road win over the Kings Friday. Smith finished with 21 points, 8 rebounds, seven assists, five steals, and four blocks. (RotoInfo.com) (11/16)
Expert Advice: Nice bounce back game for Smith who finished with just two points, two assists, and no rebounds before getting benched after 19 minutes in his last game.
G - Mia
Dwayne Wade recorded a career-high eight steals to go with 17 points, five rebounds, and eight assists to help lead the Heat to a 110-104 win over the Mavs. (RotoInfo.com) (11/16)
Expert Advice: Dwayne Wade was thieving from the Mavs, and father time, as he refuses to give in to any rumors that his best years are behind him. Wade's scoring is down under 20 points a game for the first time since his rookie season, but he is getting it done in other categories, thus far.
G - LAL
Jodi Meeks scored 25 points on 10 of 16 from the field (5 of 9 from 3-point land) in the loss to the Grizzles Friday night. (RotoInfo.com) (11/16)
Expert Advice: At this point, Meeks production can not be considered a fluke as he has scored in double-figures in all but two games this season. Meeks is worth adding in leagues where 3-pointers are counted and/or if you need a boost in points scored.
C - Uta
Derrick Favors put up a double-double with 20 points and a career-high 18 rebounds along with two assists, three blocks, and three steals in 37 minutes of the 91-82 loss to the Spurs. (RotoInfo.com) (11/16)
Expert Advice: Favors now has 12 or more rebounds in four of the last six games and is averaging 16 points and about 12 rebounds over his last five games played.
F - Bos
After posting a career-best 26 points during Friday night's home loss to the Portland Trail Blazers, Boston Celtics power forward Jared Sullinger said his banged-up right knee still isn't 100 percent. (RotoInfo.com) (11/16)
Expert Advice: Sullinger played a season-high 36 minutes, two off his career high, and should continue to see more minutes if his knee holds up. That said, do not be surprised if his minutes are reduced in Saturday's game, thus it may be wise to avoid him in DFS play.
C - Mem
Zach Randolph scored a Memphis season-high 28 points and grabbed 11 rebounds to lead the Grizzlies to an 89-86 road win over the Lakers. (RotoInfo.com) (11/15)
Expert Advice: 14 of Z-Bo's 28 points came in the fourth quarter. And, if you read today's Daily Fantasy Basketball Daily Dandies article, Randolph's performance would not of surprised you, granted he made us wait a little bit to turn it on.
G - Min
Kevin Martin scored 23-plus points for the seventh straight game Friday night in the loss to the Nuggets. (RotoInfo.com) (11/15)
Expert Advice: Martin scored 27 points in 35 minutes Friday, two days after missing a game due to illness, marking the fourth straight time Martin has scored 27 or more points.
C - Min
Kevin Love finished Friday's loss to the Nuggets with 28 points, 10 rebounds, two assists, three steals, and two blocks. It was Love's 56th career 25 point, 10 rebound game. (RotoInfo.com) (11/15)
Expert Advice: Friday marked the sixth time this season, in 10 games, that Love has finished with 20 or more points and 10 or more boards. Coming into Saturday's game Love had just five steals and three blocks, if he could be little more consistent in these categories he would increase his chances of finishing the season as the number Fantasy player.
G - Min
Ricky Rubio is only the second player since 1985-86 to go scoreless and have at least eight rebounds and 12 assists (Jason Kidd) as the TWolves fall 117-113 to the Nuggets. (RotoInfo.com) (11/15)
Expert Advice: Rubio is an engineer when it comes to passing, but if only he could be as accurate when shooting (under 36% from the field coming into Friday's game). Friday was the fourth time in his career that Rubio was held scoreless, (first time this season).
C - Sac
Patrick Patterson is officially out for the rest of the game. Left knee contusion. (RotoInfo.com) (11/15)