Our early models for Saturday project Wright for 20.0 FanDuel points at a cost of $5,700. They ultimately won the game with 97-95 being the final score.
There is already a lot of talk about their 2-4 start to their New Year and to make matters worse, their next contest is on Monday night against the reigning champions, the Golden State Warriors.
Most players in the league will get about a week off, and everyone is assured at least three full off days between games - after the All-Star Game on February 18, no teams are back in action until February 22. Toronto forward Serge Ibaka will return from a one-game suspension, the result of an altercation against the Heat. Last year's DeMar did, indeed, sometimes start passing out of doubles, but the guys he was passing to typically looked unprepared for those passes, and that's the most important change in his game this year, that the guys around him know he'll be there making plays for them when they need it. They were a bit better following a December 8 victory over Cleveland, beating Denver in overtime before losing the next two.
Jaylen Brown added 21 points, and Marcus Morris had 19 points and eight rebounds to help the Eastern Conference-leading Celtics extend their winning streak to seven games. "This is four years since I've been back and this is just us". Love now has 7,007 career rebounds. DeRozan finished the night with 13 points and eight assists in 29 minutes.
Over the last few weeks we've heard whispers that the Cavs were interested in DeAndre Jordan and could dangle Tristan Thompson in the right deal. Cleveland never led, and, thanks in large part to a 35-point third quarter, the Raptors took a commanding 25 point lead into half. The advantage stretched to 59-36 as Siakam scored six consecutive points, four of them on dunks.
Nemanja Bjelica ignited a fourth-quarter burst with a 3-pointer as Minnesota broke open a tight game en route to a victory over NY in Minneapolis. It's the first time IN has beaten Cleveland three times IN a season since 2013-14. It's not LeBron's job to coach the Cavaliers, but it's certainly his job to lead them on and off the court. "Nevertheless, the superstar talent of Oklahoma City's Paul George or New Orleans' DeMarcus Cousins, each deserving of that Nets first-rounder, won't see the light in this trade market as of right now, league sources said, as those teams are fully focused on winning with each respective player". Nikola Jokic added 14 points and nine rebounds for Denver, which played without guard Gary Harris, who was excused for personal reasons.