McGee put up nine points (3-5 FG, 3-3 FT), 10 rebounds, one assist and one steal across 12 minutes in a 114-100 win over the Kings on Friday. McGee saw a little more run than normal with the Warriors leading by 20 points entering the fourth quarter, and the backup center made a major impact during his time on the floor. He wasn't quite able to capture his first double-double of the season, but McGee should nonetheless remain a strong source of scoring and boards off the bench whenever called upon, though coach Steve Kerr will rarely hand him extended minutes.
McGee managed two points (0-1 FG, 2-4 FT), three blocks and one rebound across seven minutes during Thursday's 122-92 victory over the Magic. McGee continues to play spotty minutes for the Warriors, even in blowouts, but occasionally shows flashes when he does. He's averaging 3.4 points on 41.7 percent shooting, 2.3 rebounds, and 0.8 blocks across 7.4 minutes per game since the All-Star break. He'll likely remain a non-factor in the majority of fantasy formats unless the Zaza Pachulia is sidelined.
McGee could remain the starting center Thursday even though Zaza Pachulia (shoulder) is expected to return to action, Anthony Slater of the San Jose Mercury News reports. Warriors coach Steve Kerr feels Pachulia will ultimately return to a starting role, but wants to make sure he's healthy. Kerr is also considering the possibility of leaving McGee as the full-time starter. The five-man unit featuring McGee and Golden State's four All-Stars -- Stephen Curry, Klay Thompson, Kevin Durant and Draymond Green -- is the most efficient grouping among the 90 different lineups across the NBA to have played at least 100 minutes together. Kerr will also consider the skill each player offers. McGee's strength is in the lob-and-dunk game, giving opponents one more element to consider in their own end while spacing the floor. But Pachulia is the superior defender, passer and screener.
McGee scored 16 points (7-8 FG, 2-5 FT) along with three rebounds over 20 minutes in Saturday's 130-114 win over Oklahoma City. McGee reached double-digits in points for the 10th time this season, and the third time since filling in at center for the injured Zaza Pachulia (shoulder). With Pachulia expected out until after the All-Star break, you'll get at least two more starts with McGee -- Monday in Denver, and Wednesday at home against Sacramento.
McGee scored four points (2-5 FG) along with four rebounds, one assist and one steal over 18 minutes in Friday's 122-107 win over Memphis. McGee had been dealing with a lower-body injury, the result of a spill he'd taken during Wednesday's win over the Bulls, but was deemed ready to go Friday. He started at center once again as Zaza Pachulia (shoulder) remains sidelined. With both Pachulia and David West (thumb) doubtful to return this weekend, we expect McGee to remain in the starting lineup Saturday night in Oklahoma City and probably Monday night in Denver.
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