The 76ers will pick up Thompson's team option at $1.01 million for the 2016-17 season. He averaged 9.8 points, 3.5 rebounds and shot nearly 40 percent from the field. Thompson will continue to be a nice depth piece for Philadelphia going forward and should not be counted on in Fantasy Basketball leagues this season.
Boykin was arrested on Decemeber 31st after a late-night incident near a bar in San Antonio. He was suspended for the Alamo Bowl and was not selected in the 2016 NFL draft. Boykin has been charged with assault causing bodily injury, which is a misdemeanor in Texas. The charge could result in up to a year in jail. The arraignment has been set for August 1st.
The big man from Bucknell played in just 60 games for the Hawks during the 2015-16 season. The Hawks feel they can get more than 3.3 points and two rebounds a game from the center. The option will only cost Atlanta $1.01 million.
The procedure is said to be minor according to ESPN's Tim MacMahon, "a minor cleaning," which means arthroscopic knee surgery. Mejri will not be able to play for his homeland of Tunisia at the Olympics, but everyone expects him to make a full recovery by training camp.
The reports we've seen is that this is just a regular day of rest for the Reds shortstop. Jose Peraza get will start at shortstop and bat eighth while Billy Hamilton will get the chance to leadoff.
The big lefty Justin Bour will take a seat on Wednesday against the Tigers' southpaw Daniel Norris. We will see Chris Johnson get the start at first base and bat sixth. Johnson is 1-for-1 against Norris lifetime.
The Jazz are loaded at the point guard position so they would be trading from strength if they do indeed move Burke. The minutes just won’t be there for Burke so if they can add more depth at the other positions this makes sense. Burke averaged 10.6 points, 1.8 rebounds and 2.3 assists in 21 minutes per game.
Heyward continues to struggle for the Cubs and will sit against the left-hander Cody Reed of the Reds on Wednesday. Heyward has a slash line of .235/.326/.325 with only four homeruns in his first season with the Cubs. Ben Zobrist will move to right field with Javier Baez manning second base for the Cubs. The Cubs are always a good lineup to use in DFS and Wednesday is no exception.
Left-hander David Price is on the mound so Morrison will start the game on the bench for the Rays. Taylor Motter will replace Morrison at first base and bat ninth. Morrison has had an inconsistent season in 2016 with a slash line of .237/.318/.377 to go along with eight homeruns and 26 RBIs. Due to Price being on the mound, the Rays lineup as a whole can be avoided.