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14 D.J. Augustin PG

Houston Rockets

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May 5, 2021 07:56 PM
Rockets' D.J. Augustin: Suiting up, not expected to play
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Augustin (ankle) is suiting up for Wednesday's game against the 76ers but isn't expected to be available off the bench, Jonathan Feigen of the Houston Chronicle reports.

Augustin was reportedly cleared to play Wednesday, but he's instead only considered available so the Rockets will have the minimum eight players to start the game.

May 5, 2021 08:08 PM
Rockets' D.J. Augustin: Will play Wednesday
by RotoWire Staff | RotoWire

Augustin (ankle) has been cleared to play Wednesday against the 76ers, Cayleigh Griffin of AT&T SportsNet Southwest reports.

The veteran point guard missed a string of 11 games from April 14 through May 4, but it appears that he's set to return to the court Wednesday night. Augustin got off to a rough start to the year in Milwaukee, but prior to the ankle injury he'd averaged 10.2 points, 2.4 rebounds, 4.3 assists and 1.4 threes in 20.5 minutes for the Rockets.

May 4, 2021 05:28 PM
Rockets' D.J. Augustin: Questionable for Wednesday
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Augustin (ankle) is listed as questionable for Wednesday's game against Philadelphia, Danielle Lerner of the Houston Chronicle reports.

The veteran guard has been battling a sprained ankle for the last few weeks, but it looks like he's nearing a return. If it does, indeed, come Wednesday, it would mark Augustin's first action since April 12.

April 26, 2021 03:48 PM
Rockets' D.J. Augustin: Still no timetable
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Augustin (ankle) remains without a return timetable, Cayleigh Griffin of AT&T SportsNet Southwest reports.

Augustin is nursing what's apparently a severely sprained left ankle, and he's yet to be cleared to participate in practice. The Rockets said Monday that Augustin is "progressing," and the hope at this point is that he'll be able to get back on the floor before the end of the regular season.

April 14, 2021 07:40 PM
Rockets' D.J. Augustin: No timeline for return
by RotoWire Staff | RotoWire

Augustin (ankle) underwent an MRI on Wednesday and is wearing a walking boot on his left foot, Adam Spolane of Sports Radio 610 Houston reports.

The 33-year-old suffered the left ankle sprain during Monday's game against the Suns and was previously ruled out for Wednesday's contest. Augustin is without an official timeline for his return but figures to be sidelined for at least the next week.

April 13, 2021 09:20 PM
Rockets' D.J. Augustin: Out Wednesday
by RotoWire Staff | RotoWire

Augustin (ankle) is out Wednesday against the Pacers.

Augustin left Monday's game with a sprained left ankle, which is causing him enough discomfort to keep him out Wednesday. In his absence, Kevin Porter and Armoni Brooks could see more run.

April 13, 2021 11:32 AM
Rockets' D.J. Augustin: Leaves Monday's game
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Augustin won't return to Monday's contest against Phoenix due to a left ankle sprain, Mark Berman of Fox 26 Houston reports.

The veteran point guard will watch the remainder of this game from the sideline after suffering the injury during the first half. Before departing, Augustin played three minutes and supplied zero points (0-1 FG), one assist and one turnover.

April 7, 2021 09:04 PM
Rockets' D.J. Augustin: Steady source of dimes
by RotoWire Staff | RotoWire

Augustin is averaging 10.1 points, 4.2 assists, 2.6 rebounds and 1.3 three-pointers in 20.6 minutes per game over his 10 appearances since being traded to the Rockets on March 17.

Augustin has settled in nicely as Houston's backup point guard, playing behind either John Wall (knee) or Kevin Porter in any given game. Given that Wall has missed four straight games and could be a shutdown candidate for the noncontending Rockets, Augustin's role should remain fairly stable moving forward. While he doesn't produce enough across the board to warrant much attention outside of deeper leagues, Augustin is useful in shallower formats as an assists streamer.

April 3, 2021 01:08 AM
Rockets' D.J. Augustin: Struggles from field in loss
by RotoWire Staff | RotoWire

Augustin posted eight points (1-8 FG, 0-4 3Pt, 6-6 FT), one assist and one steal in Friday's loss to the Celtics.

Augustin had been on a mini-tear, by veteran point guard standards, entering Friday, having scored in double figures in four straight games, while adding 4.3 assists and 3.0 rebounds in that span. He struggled badly from the field in the loss, however, hitting just one of his eight field goal attempts in 19 minutes. Houston could eventually shelve Augustin in favor of younger players, but the Rockets don't have a ton of options at point guard, so for now he looks to be set in 15-to-20-minute role off the bench.

March 22, 2021 11:08 PM
Rockets' D.J. Augustin: Cleared to play
by RotoWire Staff | RotoWire

Augustin (illness) will be available for Monday's game against Toronto, Jonathan Feigen of the Houston Chronicle reports.

After missing Sunday's game against OKC, Augustin will suit up for the second time since coming over from Milwaukee via trade last week. With John Wall on a minutes limit and Kevin Porter Jr. (quad) sidelined, Augustin could be set for a slight increase in role off the bench.

March 22, 2021 01:32 PM
Rockets' D.J. Augustin: Probable for Monday
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Augustin (illness) is listed as probable for Monday's game against Toronto, Alykhan Bijani of The Athletic reports.

A stomach ailment kept Augustin out of Sunday's loss to the Thunder, but he'll have a good chance to return to the rotation as the Rockets finish out the back-to-back set. The veteran played 20 minutes off the bench and finished with seven points, three assists and three boards in his Rockets debut Friday against Detroit.

March 21, 2021 11:24 AM
Rockets' D.J. Augustin: Out with stomach bug
by RotoWire Staff | RotoWire

Augustin (illness) is out for Sunday's game against the Thunder, Adam Wexler of Sportstalk 790 Houston reports.

Augustin will sit out Sunday's game due to a non-COVID-19-related illness, making him eligible to return as early as Monday's tilt against the Raptors. In his debut for the Rockets on Friday, Augustin scored seven points in 20 minutes.

March 19, 2021 08:04 PM
Rockets' D.J. Augustin: Available vs. Pistons
by RotoWire Staff | RotoWire

Augustin (not injury related) will be available to make his Rockets debut Friday against the Pistons, Ben DuBose of USA Today reports.

It's not clear what type of role the veteran point guard will have on the team, so fantasy managers shouldn't expect Augustin to be a staple of the rotation. Ultimately, his fantasy value will likely decrease in Houston.

March 17, 2021 11:36 PM
Bucks' D.J. Augustin: Dealt to Houston
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Augustin was traded to the Rockets on Wednesday, along with D.J. Wilson and a 2023 first-round pick, in exchange for P.J. Tucker and Rodions Kurucs, Adrian Wojnarowski of ESPN reports.

Augustin is mostly filler in the deal, as Tucker is the real prize for the Bucks, who are looking to load up for another postseason run. The veteran guard never quite found his footing in Milwaukee, shooting just 37.0 percent from the field and averaging 6.1 points and 3.0 assists across 37 appearances. He certainly doesn't fit with the Rockets' timeline, so it's possible Houston could re-route or buy out the veteran before the deadline.

March 15, 2021 11:28 PM
Bucks' D.J. Augustin: Non-factor in Monday's win
by RotoWire Staff | RotoWire

Augustin recorded five points (2-4 FG, 1-3 3Pt), three assists and one rebound during Monday's win over Washington.

Augustin wasn't a factor in this one, as the veteran logged just 13 minutes off the bench and finished as a minus-two in point differential. Since returning to a bench role, Augustin is averaging 6.3 points and 2.3 assists over the past three games.

March 4, 2021 07:44 PM
Bucks' D.J. Augustin: Getting another start
by RotoWire Staff | RotoWire

Augustin is in the starting five for Thursday's game against the Grizzlies.

Augustin has started his last five appearances in place of Jrue Holiday, though he did miss one game (Feb. 25 vs. the Pelicans) for personal reason. He's only managed double-digit points in two of those five starts, however.

March 3, 2021 12:04 AM
Bucks' D.J. Augustin: Manages just seven points in loss
by RotoWire Staff | RotoWire

Augustin contributed seven points (2-5 FG, 2-5 3Pt, 1-1 FT), three assists and one rebound in 27 minutes during Tuesday's 128-97 loss to Denver.

Augustin continues to start for the Bucks, but that has certainly not made him a fantasy darling by any means. Jrue Holiday likely is going to replace him in the starting lineup at some point, and, when that happens, his fantasy value will likely evaporate.

February 28, 2021 03:08 PM
Bucks' D.J. Augustin: Starting Sunday
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Augustin is starting Sunday's game against the Clippers, Eric Nehm of The Athletic reports.

The 33-year-old will rejoin Milwaukee's starting five after a one-game absence due to a personal matter. Jrue Holiday (COVID-19 protocols) was sidelined for the past 10 games but will come off the bench Sunday. Augustin should have a lesser role than the 28.3 minutes he averaged in his past three starts, and Holiday should rejoin the lineup once he gets back up to speed.

February 27, 2021 08:44 PM
Bucks' D.J. Augustin: Off injury report
by RotoWire Staff | RotoWire

Augustin (personal) is available for Sunday's game against the Clippers.

After a one-game absence due to a personal matter, Augustin will be back in the rotation Sunday. He's started in his past three appearances, but with Jrue Holiday (COVID-19 protocols) expected to return, Augustin will likely come off the bench and see his workload reduced.

February 25, 2021 08:36 PM
Bucks' D.J. Augustin: Officially out
by RotoWire Staff | RotoWire

Augustin (personal) is ruled out for Thursday's game against the Pelicans.

Augustin will miss Thursday's contest due to personal family reasons. His next chance to play will be Sunday versus the Clippers. With Jrue Holiday (COVID-19 protocols) also out, Bryn Forbes could end up seeing a sharply expanded role.

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