Olynyk finished Friday's 122-115 victory over the Clippers with 20 points (6-14 FG, 1-4 3Pt, 7-10 FT), 11 assists, nine rebounds and three steals across 31 minutes.
The veteran was facing a Clippers squad that chose to rest both Kawhi Leonard and Paul George, but that shouldn't take away from a fantastic all-around performance. Olynyk tied his season high with 11 assists and fell one rebound shy of his first NBA triple-double. He has been a revelation since joining Houston in late March, averaging 19.1 points, 8.5 boards, 4.2 dimes and 1.5 steals over 26 games.
Olynyk totaled 24 points (6-11 FG, 4-6 3Pt, 8-10 FT), eight assists, six rebounds and two steals over 25 minutes in a loss to the Lakers on Wednesday.
The veteran tied for the team lead in points and also racked up eight assists despite being limited to 25 minutes. He had the ball with a chance to give Houston the lead in the waning moments of the game but turned it over, essentially sealing the Rockets' fate. Nonetheless, Olynyk has provided excellent all-around value of late, averaging 21.6 points, 9.6 boards and 6.1 assists over his past 10 contests.
Olynyk posted 21 points (5-12 FG, 1-2 3Pt, 10-10 FT), eight rebounds, six assists and two steals across 29 minutes in Monday's 140-129 loss to the Trail Blazers.
Olynyk was most effective in the first half, but he gave way to reserve players in the fourth quarter, which capped his overall numbers. His addition to the starting five was an immense help, as the Rockets were able to use a 10-man rotation for the first time in a while. As the season draws to a close, Olynyk will continue to see a lot of minutes, especially if they keep Christian Wood out of action for the remainder of the season.
Olynyk (ankle) will play Monday against Portland, Cayleigh Griffin of AT&T SportsNet Southwest reports.
Olynyk is available to return from a one-game absence related to right ankle soreness. He should continue to have a high usage rate with Christian Wood (ankle) still sidelined.
Olynyk (ankle) is listed as questionable Monday against Portland.
The right ankle kept Olynyk out of Saturday's game at Utah, but there's some hope that he'll be back in the starting five Monday as the Rockets close out a lost season. Olynyk has been one of the few bright spots for Houston down the stretch, as he's put together averages of 18.9 points, 9.6 rebounds, 3.7 assists, 1.5 steals and 1.7 threes over his last 18 games.
Olynyk (ankle) won't play in Saturday's game against the Jazz, Adam Spolane of Sports Radio 610 Houston reports.
Olynyk will get a few days to rest his injured right ankle after he played through the injury in Friday's loss to the Bucks. In his absence, Jae'Sean Tate could see increased run as one of only eight available Rockets players. Olynyk's next chance to return will be Monday against Portland.
Olynyk (ankle) is questionable for Saturday's contest against the Jazz, Alykhan Bijani of The Athletic reports.
Olynyk played through the ankle injury Friday against the Bucks, but it's still possible he sits out Saturday. He's been one of the better fantasy assets in the NBA lately. Since joining the starting five full-time April 5, Olynyk has averaged 18.9 points on 12.1 shots, 9.6 rebounds, 3.7 assists and 1.5 steals in 32.8 minutes.
Olynyk accumulated 23 points (7-15 FG, 1-4 3Pt, 8-11 FT), 12 rebounds, seven assists, two steals and one block in 31 minutes during Friday's 141-133 loss to the Bucks.
The 30-year-old has been a top-10 fantasy producer over his last nine games, a span in which he's averaging 20.2 points, 9.9 rebounds, 5.2 assists, 1.9 steals and 1.5 three-pointers. The eighth-year forward has been a revelation since being traded to the Rockets back in March, and he'll look to keep it going Saturday on the road against the Jazz.
Olynyk (ankle) is available for Friday's game against the Bucks, Adam Spolane of Sports Radio 610 reports.
Olynyk is one of only eight Rockets players available Friday. Over his past seven games, Olynyk has averaged 21.1 points, 10.0 rebounds, 5.7 assists and 2.1 steals in 34.6 minutes.
Olynyk is considered questionable for Friday's against Milwaukee due to a sore right ankle.
Nearly the entire Rockets roster is included on the injury report, with DaQuan Jeffries, Armoni Brooks, Kenyon Martin and Anthony Lamb being the only four exclusions. Olynyk played a full workload in Wednesday's loss to the Sixers, finishing with 27 points, 11 rebounds, eight assists, three blocks and one steal in 39 minutes. It's unclear if the ankle issue is truly a concern, but his status is worth monitoring over the next 24 hours.
Olynyk collected 27 points (9-16 FG, 3-6 3Pt, 6-8 FT), 11 rebounds, eight assists, four blocks and one steal across 39 minutes in a 135-115 loss to the 76ers on Wednesday.
Olynyk starred for a Houston team that had just seven active players going into Wednesday's contest and lost Kevin Porter (ankle) in the third quarter. The center has been putting up great all-around numbers, averaging 20.8 points, 10.0 rebounds, 6.3 assists and 1.8 steals across his last six games.
Olynyk recorded 17 points (5-10 FG, 1-4 3Pt, 6-7 FT), 10 rebounds, seven assists, three steals and a block across 36 minutes in Sunday's loss to the Knicks.
Olynyk ended just three assists away from recording a triple-double, and the versatile big man has been on a tear of late -- he has three double-doubles over his last six games and has scored at least 15 points five times during that stretch. He's averaging 18.8 points, 8.7 rebounds, 3.8 assists, 1.6 steals and 1.5 threes made over his last 10 contests.
Olynyk totaled 24 points (9-17 FG, 3-5 3Pt, 3-3 FT), 13 rebounds, four assists, two steals and one block in a 143-136 victory over the Bucks on Thursday.
Olynyk scored 20-plus for the fourth consecutive contest and also recorded his third double-double over that span. The center has been providing fantasy managers with terrific all-around production, averaging 24.0 points, 10.0 rebounds, 5.5 assists and 2.0 steals across his last four games.
Olynyk tallied 28 points (12-17 FG, 0-4 3Pt, 4-5 FT), nine rebounds, five assists and two steals in 32 minutes during Tuesday's 114-107 loss to the Timberwolves.
The 30-year-old has now scored 20-plus points in six out of his last eight games, a span in which he's averaging 20.5 points, 8.1 rebounds, 3.3 rebounds, 1.8 three-pointers and 1.4 steals. Olynyk's usage has skyrocketed since joining the Rockets back on March 27, and he'll look to keep the good times rolling Thursday at home against Bucks.
Olynyk supplied 21 points (4-11 FG, 2-6 3Pt, 11-11 FT), 11 assists and eight rebounds across 35 minutes in Saturday's 129-116 loss to the Nuggets.
Olynyk came very close to a rare triple-double in the loss. Finding a suitable player at the four has been a struggle for the Rockets over the past couple of years, but Olynyk seems to have found the sweet spot at power forward in Houston, and there's still plenty of gas in the tank for the 30-year old journeyman. In his short stint with the Rockets, he's setting career-bests in points, rebounds and assists.
Olynyk had 23 points (8-13 FG, 2-6 3Pt, 5-5 FT), 10 rebounds, four steals and two assists across 34 minutes in Friday's loss against the Clippers.
Olynyk was one of three players that recorded at least 20 points while also leading the team in steals and being second in rebounds. The versatile forward has been a stat-stuffing machine of late and has averaged 17.6 points, 8.5 rebounds, 2.2 assists and 1.1 steals per game this month.
Olynyk dropped 24 points (9-14 FG, 2-4 3Pt, 4-5 FT), seven rebounds, four assists and a steal across 39 minutes during Sunday's 114-110 victory over the Magic.
It has been night and day for Olynyk this season. With the Heat, he only shot 43.1 percent from the floor and 31.7 percent from distance while reaching 20 points in only three games. Since joining the Rockets, Olynyk is shooting 60.7 percent from the field and 42.2 percent from three with six 20-point performances.
Olynyk scored a team-high 23 points (10-14 FG, 3-4 3Pt) while adding six rebounds, two assists and a block in 27 minutes during Friday's loss to the Nuggets.
It was another big scoring effort for Olynyk, who has been thriving in a larger role for the Rockets. He's started nine of 12 games since the trade from Miami, averaging 18.1 points, 7.9 boards, 2.7 assists, 2.1 threes and 1.0 steals in 30.2 minutes over that stretch.
Olynyk totaled 25 points (10-16 FG, 3-5 3Pt, 2-2 FT), 10 rebounds, three steals, two assists and one block in a 132-124 loss to the Pacers on Wednesday.
Olynyk picked up his fourth double-double in his last five games thanks to some efficient shooting. The center also contributed solid defensive stats, recording at least a block and a steal for the 13th time this season. Olynyk has averaged 17.6 points, 8.1 rebounds, 2.7 assists and 1.1 steals across his last 11 games.
Olynyk scored 13 points (6-11 FG, 1-5 3Pt) while adding 11 rebounds and three assists in 32 minutes during Friday's loss to the Clippers.
Making his third straight start after a brief stint coming off the bench, the veteran big delivered his second straight double-double. Olynyk is averaging 14.7 points, 11.0 boards, 2.3 assists, 1.7 threes and 1.3 steals during that three-game stretch, and he continues to enjoy a bigger role in Houston than he had in Miami.
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|05/14||vs LAC||W 122-115||31||20||9||11||3||3||0|
|05/12||@ LAL||L 122-124||25||24||6||8||5||2||0|
|05/10||@ POR||L 129-140||29||21||8||6||3||2||0|
|05/08||@ UTA||L 116-124||0||0||0||0||0||0||0|
|05/07||@ MIL||L 133-141||31||23||12||7||4||2||1|
|05/05||vs PHI||L 115-135||39||27||11||8||1||1||3|
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