Steve Blake says he expects to play Friday. He could barely move yesterday due to the thigh bruise, but has been working on loosening up all day.
I would be skeptical of starting Blake tonight in any format even though he is going to give it a go and is coming off his second career triple-double. There is plenty of value in the Lakers vs 76ers game this evening as you go about constructing your DFS lineup. For some specific options to target check out today's Daily Dribble article found in our NBA section of our homepage.ANALYST: Michael Pichan
Muhammed Wilkerson will report to training camp Wednesday.
Wilkerson has decided to prove it on the field in 2015 that he is deserving of a mega deal next off-season when he becomes a free agent. He will receive $6.96 million in the final year of his rookie deal. If he does continue to be a dominant defensive lineman, he could command at least what the Saints Cameron Jordan received two-months ago which was five-years, $60 million dollars. Analysis: Drew Phelps
Rockies acquired SS Jose Reyes and RHPs Jeff Hoffman, Miguel Castro, and Jesus Tinoco from the Blue Jays for SS Troy Tulowitzki and RHP LaTroy Hawkins.
So the trade that everyone and their grandmother reported late Monday night is now officially official. The Blue Jays get a power-hitter they didn't really need, but apparently for them, it was about getting a guy who could be on the field more. Oh the irony. Toronto, given the Rodgers Centre dimensions, is probably the only safe place for Tulo to go and still maintain those numbers he's posted over the year at Coors Field. Hawkins will join the bullpen. As for Reyes, he'll immediately slot in at shortstop for the Rockies and probably take over as their primary leadoff hitter. The relievers will all likely enter the Rockies system at various levels. Overall, this trade is a lateral move for all parties involved. Analysis: Howard Bender