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April 11, 2021 02:24 AM
Trail Blazers' Enes Kanter: Goes wild on boards
by RotoWire Staff | RotoWire

Kanter racked up 24 points (9-16 FG, 6-8 FT), 30 rebounds, two assists and two blocked shots across 37 minutes in Saturday's 118-103 win over Detroit.

Kanter got the start while Jusuf Nurkic (knee) sat out the first game of a back-to-back. The Turkish big man certainly took advantage of the opportunity, corralling a franchise-record 30 boards while also tying his season high in points. Kanter has shifted between a starting and reserve role through much of the campaign, and he's proven valuable in both situations with overall season per-game averages of 12.2 points and a career-best 12.0 boards. Nurkic is likely to start games as long as he is healthy, but Kanter's ability to crash the boards and chip in double-digit points while posting solid percentages still makes him a valuable fantasy asset.

April 10, 2021 09:56 PM
Trail Blazers' Enes Kanter: Starting for Nurkic
by RotoWire Staff | RotoWire

Kanter will start in Saturday's game against the Pistons, Rod Beard of The Detroit News reports.

With Jusuf Nurkic getting a rest day Saturday, Kanter will once again start at center for the Trail Blazers. He's averaging 11.9 points, 11.6 rebounds and 1.3 assists over 26.5 minutes per game this season.

April 7, 2021 08:44 AM
Trail Blazers' Enes Kanter: Double-doubles in spot start
by RotoWire Staff | RotoWire

Kanter tallied 13 points (5-8 FG, 3-4 FT), 15 rebounds, two blocks and one assist in 36 minutes during Tuesday's 133-116 loss to the Clippers.

With Jusuf Nurkic (knee) ruled out, Kanter shifted back into the starting lineup and produced as expected. His ability to rack up numbers has never been questioned, with his playing time the only thing standing between him and a must-roster tag. Nurkic does not have a timetable for his return and while it doesn't appear to be a serious injury, Kanter could have a small window in which to hold onto the starting role.

April 6, 2021 08:40 PM
Trail Blazers' Enes Kanter: Starting Tuesday
by RotoWire Staff | RotoWire

Kanter will start Tuesday against the Clippers, Law Murray of The Athletic reports.

With Jusuf Nurkic (knee) sidelined, Kanter will get the nod at center. As a starter, Kanter has averaged 13.1 points, 12.8 rebounds and 1.6 assists in 29.9 minutes.

April 4, 2021 01:28 AM
Trail Blazers' Enes Kanter: Double-doubles off bench
by RotoWire Staff | RotoWire

Kanter posted 12 points (6-13 FG), 17 rebounds, four assists, a steal and a block across 30 minutes off the bench in Saturday's win over the Thunder.

Kanter continues to come off the bench now that Jusuf Nurkic is healthy, but he has scored in double digits in four of his five most recent bench appearances while putting up two double-doubles in that span. Kanter has always been a reliable fantasy asset due to his scoring ability, and while he remains a decent streaming alternative in most formats, the fact that he will be coming off the bench should limit his upside considerably -- especially considering he's backing up another productive big man in Nurkic.

March 28, 2021 10:56 PM
Trail Blazers' Enes Kanter: Grabs eight boards off bench
by RotoWire Staff | RotoWire

Kanter posted 10 points (5-8 FG) ad eight rebounds in Sunday's win over the Raptors.

Coming off the bench with Jusuf Nurkic back in the starting five, Kanter still neared a double-double in 18 minutes of action. Kanter should hang on to a consistent role as the backup center, but his upside will be considerably lower as long as Nurkic remains healthy.

March 27, 2021 10:24 AM
Trail Blazers' Enes Kanter: Posts double-double off bench
by RotoWire Staff | RotoWire

Kanter recorded 15 points (7-10 FG, 1-1 FT), 15 rebounds, two steals and two blocks across 29 minutes off the bench in Friday's 112-105 win over the Magic.

Kanter moved back to the bench due to the return of Jusuf Nurkic (wrist), but Kanter played more minutes and outplayed the Bosnian big man. Kanter is likely to remain as a bench piece for the Trail Blazers, but his elite rebounding skills and refined offensive game make him a decent streaming option in most formats even if he isn't starting, as he has the ability to produce even when given limited minutes.

March 26, 2021 06:28 PM
Trail Blazers' Enes Kanter: Coming off bench
by RotoWire Staff | RotoWire

Kanter will come off the bench Friday against the Magic, Brooke Olzendam of NBC Sports Northwest reports.

With Jusuf Nurkic (wrist) making his return and joining the starting five Friday, Kanter will return to his usual bench role. In 12 games off the bench this season, he's averaged 10.0 points and 8.9 rebounds in 18.6 minutes.

March 26, 2021 03:40 PM
Trail Blazers' Enes Kanter: Another efficient performance
by RotoWire Staff | RotoWire

Kanter scored 18 points (8-11 FG, 2-2 FT) to go along with 16 rebounds, one assist, one steal and one block in a 125-122 win over the Heat on Thursday.

Kanter had another exceptional performance, achieving his second consecutive double-double. The center has been a double-double machine all season, as he notched his 25th on Thursday. With Jusuf Nurkic (wrist) set to return to action Friday, the 28-year-old likely could lose some minutes. That being said, Kanter could still be a reliable fantasy option as he logged efficient performances earlier in the season when he had to split playing time with Nurkic.

March 24, 2021 12:56 AM
Trail Blazers' Enes Kanter: Explodes for 19-19-6 line vs. Nets
by RotoWire Staff | RotoWire

Kanter collected 19 points (6-8 FG, 7-8 FT), 19 rebounds, six assists and one block in 40 minutes during Tuesday's 116-112 loss to the Nets.

Kanter was on a five-game cold streak coming into Tuesday's effort, as he averaged 9.6 points and 8.8 rebounds in 25.4 minutes. Seeing the Nets was apparently just the right medicine Kanter needed to break out of the slump and post arguably his best performance of the season, which included a season-high six assists. More broadly, it was Kanter's 24 double-double of the season.

March 19, 2021 06:36 AM
Trail Blazers' Enes Kanter: Gets back on double-double train
by RotoWire Staff | RotoWire

Kanter recorded 16 points (4-5 FG, 8-10 FT), 13 rebounds, two steals and an assist across 34 minutes in Thursday's 101-93 win over the Pelicans.

The hiccup against the Pelicans earlier in the week halted the streak, but Kanter was on an impressive run of eight consecutive double-doubles heading into the tilt with New Orleans. There's no denying Kanter's present value, but with the trade deadline looming in many fantasy leagues, it's a good opportunity to consider dealing him while he is productive. Jusuf Nurkic's impending return is going to have a huge effect on Kanter's production in April and May.

March 14, 2021 12:12 PM
Trail Blazers' Enes Kanter: Extends double-double streak
by RotoWire Staff | RotoWire

Kanter notched 20 points (8-12 FG, 4-5 FT), 11 rebounds and two assists across 32 minutes in Saturday's win at Minnesota.

Kanter has been an absolute double-double machine of late and has reached that feat in each of his last seven appearances, and he has also scored 20 or more points in two of his last three contests. Kanter is averaging 15.3 points and 14.1 rebounds over his last seven appearances while shooting an impressive 67.2 percent from the field.

March 12, 2021 12:12 PM
Trail Blazers' Enes Kanter: Delivers double-double in loss
by RotoWire Staff | RotoWire

Kanter posted 16 points (7-10 FG, 2-2 FT), 11 rebounds, three assists and a blocked shot across 28 minutes in Thursday's 127-121 loss to the Suns.

Those who have Kanter on their roster may want to consider shopping him around while he is relevant because Jusuf Nurkic's (wrist) return appears imminent. In the meantime, Kanter has played exceedingly well and is one of the reasons why Portland is squarely in the playoff hunt.

March 5, 2021 02:12 AM
Trail Blazers' Enes Kanter: Posts massive 20-20 effort
by RotoWire Staff | RotoWire

Kanter finished Thursday's 123-119 win over Sacramento with 22 points (11-15 FG), 21 rebounds, one steal and one blocked shot over 34 minutes.

Kanter didn't quite reach his season-high 23 rebounds Thursday, but he did collect his first 20-20 performance of the campaign. The big man has been a monster on the boards over his past five contests, averaging 15.4 rebounds per game over that span and finishing each contest with a double-double. Kanter ranks third in the league with 11.9 rebounds per game heading into the All-Star break.

March 2, 2021 02:20 AM
Trail Blazers' Enes Kanter: Drops double-double Monday
by RotoWire Staff | RotoWire

Kanter totaled 11 points (5-7 FG, 1-2 FT), 11 rebounds and a blocked shot across 24 minutes Monday in a 123-111 victory over Charlotte.

Kanter made the most of his limited time on the court in the win, picking up his third straight double-double and 19th overall this season. The veteran center has averaged a double-double since entering the starting lineup Jan. 16, giving him substantial fantasy appeal despite underwhelming defensive stats.

February 27, 2021 09:00 AM
Trail Blazers' Enes Kanter: Grabs 17 rebounds
by RotoWire Staff | RotoWire

Kanter had 11 points (3-9 FG, 5-7 FT), 17 rebounds and three assists Friday in a 102-93 loss to the Lakers.

Kanter is one of several Blazers players who have benefited from their ongoing injury crisis. The double-double was not surprising, but Kanter's 17 boards marked his fourth-highest tally in said category across 32 games this season. Kanter is now on pace to average a career high of 11.5 RPG.

February 24, 2021 01:08 AM
Trail Blazers' Enes Kanter: Posts 16 points, 14 rebounds
by RotoWire Staff | RotoWire

Kanter recorded 16 points (7-9 FG, 2-2 FT), 14 rebounds, two assists and one block in 38 minutes during Tuesday's 111-106 loss to the Nuggets.

After struggling against the Suns on Monday, posting just six points on seven shots, Kanter had a bounceback game Tuesday. The performance marks the eighth time this season Kanter has posted a double-double with at least 14 boards.

February 23, 2021 03:12 PM
Trail Blazers' Enes Kanter: Grabs 15 boards
by RotoWire Staff | RotoWire

Kanter recorded six points (3-7 FG), 15 rebounds, one steal and one block during Portland's 132-100 loss to Phoenix on Monday.

Kanter continues to be a dominant interior force this season. The center has now recorded double-digit rebounds in 13 of 15 games. Kanter has been great since entering the starting lineup for Jusuf Nurkic (wrist), averaging 12.6 points and 12.8 rebounds per game. With Nurkic expected to be out until March, expect Kanter to continue to pull down rebounds at an impressive rate.

February 21, 2021 03:32 AM
Trail Blazers' Enes Kanter: Collects double-double in loss
by RotoWire Staff | RotoWire

Kanter scored 19 points (8-12 FG, 3-5 FT) and corralled 13 rebounds in a loss to Portland on Saturday.

Kanter has put up strong numbers since moving into a starting role Jan. 16, averaging 12.9 points and 12.7 boards in 17 games. The big man has 15 double-doubles this season and has provided excellent value for fantasy managers who picked him up following a subpar 2019-20 campaign.

February 17, 2021 11:12 AM
Trail Blazers' Enes Kanter: Unloads at the boards in win
by RotoWire Staff | RotoWire

Kanter posted eight points (2-10 FG, 4-6 FT), 21 rebounds and one assist during 33 minutes in the 115-104 win over Oklahoma City on Tuesday.

Kanter has been a solid source of production all season and was the focal point in the win Tuesday. The center hit more than 20 rebounds for the second time this season while just missing a double-double. Kanter is one of the most consistent players when it comes to rebounds and is worthy of a stream, game in and game out.

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