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Memphis Grizzlies @ New York Knicks

Total: 203.5

MEM -2.5


I don’t know that I will ever trust Shelvin Mack for fantasy, but I don’t know how you get away from him if Mike Conley is out again. Mack had 19 points and nine assists Friday with Conley out. Just keep in mind, in three games as a starter this season, Mack is averaging a more modest 10.3 points, 2.3 rebounds and 4.7 assists.

Memphis’s other point guard, Jevon Carter, also started Friday, taking 11 shots in 31 minutes. He only made three shots, but added two rebounds, three assists, a block and three steals. If Mike Conley is out again, Carter is a solid punt play with some upside if he makes a few more shots.


Dennis Smith Jr. was playing awfully well before the trade to the Knicks, culminating in a triple-double Wednesday against his current team. Smith Jr. will be the unquestioned lead ball-handler, which is...