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Tyler Ennis Headshot

Ennis supplied 11 points (4-9 FG, 2-4 3Pt, 1-2 FT), one assist and one steal across 27 minutes in a 119-108 loss to the Wizards on Tuesday.

Coach Luke Walton's decision to phase Nick Young out of the rotation has worked to the benefit of Ennis, who has seen more than 25 minutes in the last two contests while hitting double figures in scoring on both occasions. Since backcourt starters Jordan Clarkson and D'Angelo Russell are more integral parts of the rebuilding Lakers' future and aren't at risk of getting shut down, Ennis doesn't figure to absorb much more court time than he's currently receiving, but a 25-minute role could make him appealing roster filler in deeper leagues over the final two weeks of the season.
8:39 am (EST)
Larry Nance Headshot

Nance collected four points (2-6 FG), 11 rebounds, two blocks and one assist across 24 minutes in a 119-108 loss to the Wizards on Tuesday.

Coach Luke Walton's decision to shut down Luol Deng after the All-Star break and gradually phase Nick Young out of the rotation has worked to the benefit of Nance, who has picked up 20-plus minutes in all but three of the Lakers' 16 games in March. While Nance's scoring contributions remain volatile from game to game, he's been a regular fixture on the glass, having now pulled down at least seven boards in three consecutive contests. With Walton eager to give his youngsters plenty of run over the final two weeks of the season, Nance have some usefulness for owners in deeper leagues during the fantasy playoffs.
8:36 am (EST)
Julius Randle Headshot

Randle provided six points (2-7 FG, 0-1 3Pt, 2-2 FT), six rebounds, five assists and one block across 32 minutes in a 119-108 loss to the Wizards on Tuesday.

It appeared that Randle might have had a breakthrough after turning in a 23-point, 12-rebound double-double in last Friday's win over the Timberwolves, but he's since reverted to his inconsistent ways. He's scored a combined 10 points (on 4-of-14 shooting) and grabbed 15 rebounds over the last two contests, despite receiving favorable matchups against up-tempo attacks in the Trail Blazers and Wizards. The third-year big man still offers tantalizing upside in DFS contests, but his boom-or-bust nature makes him a more viable play in tournaments rather than cash games.
8:32 am (EST)
Otto Porter Headshot

Porter tallied 16 points (7-9 FG, 1-3 3Pt, 1-1 FT), four rebounds and one assist across 30 minutes in a 119-108 win over the Lakers on Tuesday.

Porter remains a key cog in the Wizards attack, but his performances have been a little more muted over the past month, perhaps as a byproduct of trade deadline pickup Bojan Bogdanovic providing some more relief to the team's starting wings. He's averaging 12.1 points (on 49.4% shooting from the field), 5.8 rebounds, 1.5 assists, 1.4 three-pointers and 1.4 steals in 30.9 minutes per game in March, numbers that should still make him a staple in lineups for season-long leagues. However, since he's popped for 20 points in a game just once on the month, his ceiling as a DFS play looks to be somewhat limited.
8:29 am (EST)
Kelly Oubre Headshot

Oubre produced 14 points (5-11 FG, 2-2 3Pt, 2-2 FT), five rebounds, one assist and one steal across 26 minutes in a 119-108 win over the Lakers on Tuesday.

Over the first half of March, it seemed Oubre was on his way out of the rotation after seeing single-digit minutes or no playing time at all in five of the first nine games of the month, but he's since picked up his play. He's seen double-digit minutes in the subsequent seven contests and has scored in double figures in the last two of those games, both of which were competitive wins. Oubre looks like he'll be one of the Wizards' top options off the bench as they look to improve their playoff positioning over the final eight games.
8:25 am (EST)
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