Will Barton Headshot

Will Barton (ankle) will not play Saturday.

Added 11/04/16 4:05 pm (EST)   Source
With Gary Harris listed as doubtful and Will Barton out, Jamal Murray will see increased minutes. Murray has not done much this season to support his use in season long leagues. However, since the Pistons have been average on points given up to shooting guards; Murray could be a cheap and contrarian option to use in daily lineups.
Kevin Durant Headshot

Durant (calf) is considered questionable for Monday's Game 4 against the Trail Blazers, Chris Haynes of ESPN.com reports.

Added 5:10 pm (EST)
Durant has been held out the last two contests with a minor left calf strain and with the Warriors boasting a commanding 3-0 lead in their first-round series, there's no guarantees they opt to bring him back into the fold Monday. That said, he's still being given a questionable designation for now, with another update on his status likely coming after the team's morning shootaround. Patrick McCaw would be slated to draw a third straight start if Durant is held out, while Andre Iguodala would be in line for another hefty workload off the bench.
Ersan Ilyasova Headshot

Ilyasova is listed as probable for Monday's Game 4 against the Wizards with a calf injury, Chris Vivlamore of the Atlanta Journal-Constitution reports.

Added 4:58 pm (EST)
It appears Ilyasova is just dealing with some minor soreness in his calf, so he's not expected to miss any time and should be available in his usual role off the bench. Through the first three games of the first-round series, Ilyasova has averaged 5.0 points and 6.3 rebounds across 18.3 minutes, so he'll largely remain off the fantasy radar unless an injury occurs higher up on the depth chart.
Jusuf Nurkic Headshot

Nurkic (leg) has been ruled out for Monday's Game 4 against the Warriors, Mike Richman of The Oregonian reports.

Added 4:52 pm (EST)
Following a nine-game absence, Nurkic unexpectedly returned to the starting lineup for Game 3 on Saturday, posting two points, 11 rebounds, four assists and a block in a limited 17 minutes. It's unclear if he suffered any sort of setback or if the Trail Blazers are trying to avoid an aggravation, but coach Terry Stotts has already announced he'll hold Nurkic out. The Warriors have a commanding 3-0 lead and are favorites to close out the series on Monday, so Nurkic could very well have played his last game of the 2016-17 season. With Nurkic sidelined, Noah Vonleh is expected to reclaim a spot in the top unit, while Meyers Leonard should be in line for a bigger role as well.
LeBron James Headshot

James totaled 33 points (13-25 FG, 1-3 3Pt, 6-9 FT), 10 rebounds, four assists, four steals, and two blocks in 45 minutes during Sunday's 106-102 win versus the Pacers in Game 4.

Added 4:30 pm (EST)
James was the only Cavalier to play more than 37 minutes, but he'll now have nearly a week off (at minimum) before the second round begins. While James continues to struggle from the charity stripe, he has been shooting lights out from the field while contributing his usual high-quality numbers in every statistical category.
Jeff Teague Headshot

Teague posted 15 points (6-12 FG, 1-3 3Pt, 2-3 FT), 10 assists, four rebounds, three blocks, and two steals in 39 minutes during Sunday's 106-102 loss to the Cavaliers in Game 4.

Added 4:18 pm (EST)
In the first round series, Teague averaged 17.0 points (48.9 FG, 52.9 3Pt, 83.3 FT), 6.3 assists, 3.3 rebounds, 1.0 steal, and 0.8 blocks in 35.8 minutes per game. Teague contributed career highs in assists and boards per night in 2016-17, turns 29 this June, and is set to become an unrestricted free agent.
Lance Stephenson Headshot

Stephenson supplied 22 points (9-15 FG, 4-9 3Pt, 0-1 FT), six rebounds, and three assists in 30 minutes during Sunday's 106-102 loss in Game 4 against the Cavaliers.

Added 4:07 pm (EST)
Stephenson had himself a heck of a series, scoring 16.0 points on 50 percent shooting from from the field to go along with 5.3 rebounds, 2.8 assists, 1.8 threes, and 0.5 steals in 26.8 minutes per game. After struggling for most of the last three seasons, Stephenson finally re-established himself back where it all started. While it's unclear exactly what type of role he will enter 2017-18 with, Stephenson could once again be a factor in fantasy.
Myles Turner Headshot

Turner tallied 20 points (8-10 FG, 0-2 3Pt, 4-6 FT), nine rebounds, and one steal in 33 minutes during Sunday's 106-102 Game 4 loss versus the Cavaliers.

Added 3:52 pm (EST)
Turner bounced back following subpar offensive performances in the last two games, but it wasn't enough to help the Pacers extend the series. The sophomore big man struggled from the field in the first round, connecting on just 43.2 percent of his attempts. However, Turner still improved his numbers in essentially every category (minus turnovers) during 2016-17 and figures to build on that heading into year three.
Otto Porter Headshot

Porter (neck) is considered probable for Monday's Game 4 against the Hawks, https://twitter.com/JMichaelCSN/status/856210798498205696">J. Michael of CSNmidatlantic.com reports.

Added 2:25 pm (EST)
Porter strained his neck during the third quarter of Saturday's loss to the Hawks, but he was able practice Sunday having avoided a serious injury. At this point it will take some sort of pregame setback for Porter to miss Monday's contest.
Marreese Speights Headshot

Speights is expected to start at power forward for Sunday's Game 4 against the Jazz, Brad Turner of the Los Angeles Times reports.

Added 2:11 pm (EST)
The Clippers recently lost Blake Griffin (toe) for the rest of the postseason, which opens up a spot in the starting five. Coach Doc Rivers is expected to give Speights the first opportunity to work with the top unit, so look for the big man to take on a bigger role heading into Sunday's contest. In two previous starts this season, Speights averaged 13.0 points, 4.5 rebounds and 1.5 assists across 21.5 minutes, and he could be a low-cost, punt-play option for Sunday's DFS slate.
Rudy Gobert Headshot

Gobert (knee) has been upgraded to questionable for Sunday's Game 4 against the Clippers, Jazz radio play-by-play announcer David Locke reports.

Added 1:02 pm (EST)
Gobert came into Sunday with a doubtful designation, but must have seen some unexpected improvement overnight and has now been upgraded to questionable following the team's morning shootaround. Look for Gobert to test out the knee again during pregame warmups, meaning we should get final word on his availability shortly before tip off. If Gobert is ultimately cleared to play, there's a chance he sees some restrictions on his playing time in his first game back.
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