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Update: The one-year deal Mark Sanchez will sign with the Eagles on Friday will be worth a max of $4 million.

Kyle Lowry (rest) is still listed as questionable for Friday.

Lowry has missed the last three games and the Raptors continue to rest their starting point guard in an effort to give him a chance to heal. There's nothing specific, but more just a variety of bumps and bruises hindering him here and there. As a result, the Raptors talked about sitting him all week long. Greivis Vasquez and Lou Williams should continue to see the extra time.  Analysis: Howard Bender

Update: Yu Darvish said there is nothing to worry about concerning his tightened triceps Thursday.

And if you believe that, we've got a bridge in Brooklyn and some swamp land in Florida to sell you. The red flags with Darvish are popping up everywhere and while his talent level and skill set remain strong, the injury risk continues to climb. Between the neck issues, the forearm tightness and now this triceps issue, investing a high draft pick in Darvish is becoming a very risky proposition. Analysis: Howard Bender

Carlos Beltran (elbow) said he's feeling better every day. "I’m taking a lot of swings like I used to in the past in Spring Training. The elbow feels good."

While it's always encouraging to hear a player say he is feeling better and/or stronger, fantasy owners need to take Beltran's words with a grain of salt. Everyone feels better coming off a full winter of rest. It's how the elbow feels after a month of workouts and swings in the cage and throws from the outfield. If he comes out of the gate hot, he is probably going to be a decent sell-high candidate. Beltran had a nice run of three-straight seasons having played at least 140 games, but last year he appeared in just 109 and before the three-year run, he had missed significant time with a major knee problem. The body is breaking down. It's as simple as that. Analysis: Howard Bender

Trevor Bauer focused on his two-seam fastball in his first spring training start.

Bauer cited the adrenaline that flows when he is in a game situation and how his fastball just isn't the same when he throws it during live batting practice. Overall, he was pleased with the results and is looking forward to holding down his spot in the Cleveland rotation this season. Analysis: Howard Bender

Arron Afflalo could begin to see the starting lineup with Wesley Matthews (Achilles) out for the remainder of the season.

The acquisition of Afflalo looks even bigger now with Matthews done for the season. C.J. McCollum could also see some additional minutes but Afflalo appears to be the primary beneficiary. Bump him up in your daily rankings, especially when the match-up is nice and soft. Analysis: Howard Bender

Kemba Walker (knee) is aiming for a return in either a home game against the Sacramento Kings next Wednesday or against the Chicago Bulls on March 13.

Walker underwent surgery to repair a torn meniscus in his left knee back in mid-January and was just cleared to resume basketball activities. He'll need a couple of practices to get back into the swing of things, but his return is imminent. Expect him to take back the starting point guard job and see his usual minutes while Mo Williams heads back into his reserve role. Analysis: Howard Bender

Damian Lillard scored 14 points (4-10 FGA, 4-4 FTA) going 2-for-5 from three-point range with six rebounds, five assists and two steals in Thursday's 94-75 win over the Mavericks.

After scoring only five points in his previous game, Lillard was able to bounce back nicely on Thursday as he helped lead the Trail Blazers to victory. He is now averaging 19.4 points, 7.6 rebounds, 5.2 assists and 2.0 three-pointers over his last five games which makes him one of the better point guards to own moving forward.  Analysis: Matthew Beck

Nicolas Batum scored 15 points (6-12 FGA, 1-1 FTA) going 2-for-5 from three-point range with 12 rebounds, six assists and one block in Thursday's 94-75 win over the Mavericks.

Batum has picked up the pace of late as he is now averaging 17.5 points, 9.5 rebounds, 7.0 assists, 1.5 blocks and 3.0 three-pointers over his last two contests. With Wesley Matthews suffering an Achilles tear on Thursday night, Batum should now receive more opportunities on the offensive side of the court which should lead to increased fantasy success the rest of the way.  Analysis: Matthew Beck

LaMarcus Aldridge scored 17 points (7-16 FGA, 2-2 FTA) goign 1-for-2 from three-point range with 12 rebounds in Thursday's 94-75 win over the Mavericks.

Aldridge is now averaging 22.4 points, 13.0 rebounds and 1.6 assists over his last five games as he continues to be one of the best big men to own this season. As long as he is able to keep battling through pain in his non-shooting hand there is no reason to think that he can't continue him dominance in the paint over the final stretch of the regular season.  Analysis: Matthew Beck

Tyson Chandler scored only four points (1-4 FGA, 2-2 FTA) with 14 rebounds, one assists, one steal and one block in Thursday's 94-75 loss to the Trail Blazers.

Although Chandler only scored four points on Thursday he did manage to reach double-digits in the rebounding column in his return to the court after missing three games due to a hip injury. Considering he was able to play 32 minutes is a strong indication that he is at or near 100 percent health, so fantasy owners will want to get him back into starting lineups as soon as possible after having some time off.  Analysis: Matthew Beck

Rajon Rondo scored 10 points (5-13 FGA,) with seven rebounds, nine assists and one steal in Thursday's 94-75 loss to the Trail Blazers.

Rondo did a little of everything on Thursday night as he continues to adjust to his role with the Mavericks. He is now averaging 9.3 points, 4.7 rebounds, 6.1 assists and 1.2 steals through 28 games with his new team, which is still good enough to warrant fantasy consideration, although his production is clearly down from his days with the Celtics.  Analysis: Matthew Beck

Dirk Nowitzki scored 10 points (5-13 FGA) with four rebounds and one steal in Thursday's 94-75 loss to the Trail Blazers.

Nowitzki has now shot under 40.0 percent in four of his last five games, as he continues to struggle with from the floor down the stretch. Now averaging 13.5 points, 6.4 rebounds and 1.4 three-pointers over his last five games, Nowitzki owners will want to search for other alternatives until he gets out of this current funk. Analysis: Matthew Beck

Devin Harris will have an x-ray on his injured right hand.

Harris played 28 minutes Thursday but struggled along with all of his teammates. J.J. Barea is in line to pick up most of Harris's minutes if this injury is serious though Raymond Felton could wind up in the rotation as well. Analysis: Steve Pimental

Wesley Matthews suffered a torn left Achilles tendon Thursday and will miss the rest of the season.

Arron Afflalo should see a spike in minutes, possibly higher than the 33 he averaged with the Nuggets this season. Steve Blake and C.J. McCollum should see more playing time as well. Analysis: Steve Pimental
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