Wright scored 14 points (5-8 FG, 4-7 3Pt) while adding five assists, three rebounds, two steals and a block in 27 minutes off the bench during Tuesday's loss to the Timberwolves.
It was another productive performance for the 28-year-old, who's scored in double digits in four of the last five games while averaging 11.0 points, 2.6 boards, 2.6 assists, 2.0 steals and 1.6 threes over that stretch. If De'Aaron Fox is forced to miss any action due to the ankle injury he picked up Tuesday, Wright would likely see a larger role, although it's not clear whether he or Tyrese Haliburton would move into the starting five in the event of a Fox absence.
Wright turned in 16 points (6-10 FG, 2-3 3Pt, 2-2 FT), four rebounds, four assists and a steal across 28 minutes in Thursday's 122-114 loss to the Suns.
Wright logged his highest minute total as a King in Thursday's loss. Sacramento's crowded depth chart has made it difficult for Wright to carve out more than a backup role, but if he continues to play well, he could see a slight uptick in playing time as coach Luke Walton searches for a spark to snap the team's losing streak.
Wright scored 12 points (5-11 FG, 1-2 3Pt, 1-2 FT) to go along with four steals and one rebound across 23 minutes in Monday's loss to the Pelicans.
Wright benefited from the absence of Buddy Hield (illness) and returned to a 20-minute role once again. He shot fairly efficiently, but the highlight was his defensive work as he racked up four steals. Assuming Hield isn't sidelined for an extended amount of time, Wright will likely find it harder to earn minutes with both Hield and Tyrese Haliburton available.
Wright tallied 16 points (5-10 FG, 2-3 3Pt, 4-4 FT), three rebounds, three assists and two steals in 22 minutes during Wednesday's 120-106 loss to the Spurs.
The 28-year-old turned in his most productive game since being traded to the Kings on March 24. Wright had averaged just 3.0 points, 3.5 rebounds, 3.5 assists and 0.5 steals in 22.8 minutes in his first two games with the Kings, so Wednesday's outing can't necessarily be viewed as a sign of what to expected moving forward.
Wright amassed just two points (0-2 FG, 0-1 3Pt, 2-2 FT), five assists, four rebounds and one steal in 23 minutes during Monday's 132-115 victory over the Spurs.
Wright was disappointing in his second game for the Kings, continuing what has been a rough start to his career in Sacramento. While the playing time has been decent enough, he has yet to find his rhythm on the offensive end, and the peripheral numbers, while adequate, aren't enough to keep his fantasy value afloat.
Wright made his Kings debut Saturday night against the Cavs and posted four points (1-4 FG, 0-1 3Pt, 2-3 FT), three rebounds and two assists in 23 minutes.
The Kings were able to upgrade their backcourt rotation at the deadline, adding Wright while sending Cory Joseph and future second-round picks back to Detroit. Wright has been a starting-caliber fantasy option for much of the year, but as the sixth man in Sacramento, he may be worth dropping in some leagues -- particularly if his workload settles in the low-20-minutes on most nights.
Wright (recent trade) is available Saturday against the Cavaliers, Sean Cunningham of ABC 10 Sacramento reports.
The 28-year-old was acquired from the Pistons on Wednesday and will make his debut for the Kings on Saturday. Wright primarily started for Detroit and averaged 10.4 points, 5.0 assists, 4.6 rebounds and 1.6 steals in 36 games, but he should operate as a veteran option off the bench for Sacramento.
The Kings acquired Wright from the Pistons on Wednesday in exchange for Cory Joseph and two second-round picks, Adrian Wojnarowski of ESPN reports.
It's the fourth time Wright has been traded since he inked three-year, $28 million deal with the Grizzlies in 2019. The 28-year-old averaged 10.5 points, 5.1 assists, 4.6 rebounds and 1.5 steals in 35 games for Detroit prior to Wednesday's contest. Wright started at point guard with the Pistons, but he figures to operate as the top reserve in the backcourt behind starters De'Aaron Fox and Tyrese Haliburton for the Kings.
Wright totaled 18 points (7-12 FG, 0-3 3Pt, 4-4 FT), 10 rebounds, eight assists and two steals in 38 minutes during Wednesday's 116-112 victory over Toronto.
Wright came to play against the Raptors, delivering his best performance since returning from a groin injury. The Pistons will be getting some fresh bodies on the floor in the next few weeks, so Wright could certainly see a decline in opportunities at some point. However, it's hard to see him falling too far, so his well-rounded stat lines should keep him roster-worthy in fantasy.
Wright scored eight points (4-11 FG, 0-2 3Pt, 0-1 FT) with eight assists, four rebounds, three steals and one block in a 109-99 loss to the Spurs on Monday.
Wright didn't score much in this one, but he provided his team with a team-high eight assists and picked up some defensive stats too. The guard missed seven games due to a groin injury recently but looks to be fully healthy now after logging back-to-back games of at least 31 minutes. Wright has been a solid all-around contributor this season averaging 10.5 points, 4.9 assists, 4.5 rebounds and 1.5 steals per game.
Smith Jr. registered six points (2-7 FG, 2-5 3Pt), three rebounds, two assists and two blocks in 21 minutes during Thursday's loss to the Hornets.
The 23-year-old shifted to the bench with Delon Wright (groin) returning from injury, and couldn't get anything going in the second unit. In his previous six games as the starter, Smith Jr. averaged 10.8 points, 5.2 assists, 4.3 rebounds, 2.0 steals and 1.7 three-pointers in 23.4 minutes in the span. It's clear he's more productive as the starting point guard, so he shouldn't be counted on for consistent production while he's coming off the bench.
Wright (groin) tallied five points (2-4 FG, 1-3 3Pt), four assists and three rebounds in 21 minutes during Thursday's 105-102 loss to the Hornets.
Wright returned to the starting lineup Thursday after sitting out the previous seven games with a Grade 2 groin strain. He didn't take many shots in this one, but expect that to change once he gets his legs under him. The Pistons were monitoring his playing time after the long layoff, so it shouldn't be long until Wright creeps closer to a 30-minute workload.
Wright (groin) is starting Thursday's game against the Hornets, Rod Beard of The Detroit News reports.
Wright will be back in action Thursday after missing the final seven games prior to the All-Star break due to a right groin strain. It's not clear whether he'll face any limitations during his first game back on the court.
Wright (groin) is questionable for Thursday's game at Charlotte.
The 28-year-old missed the final seven games before the All-Star break with a right groin strain, but he may be ready to go to begin the second half of the season. Dennis Smith likely will receive another start if Wright is unavailable again Thursday.
Wright was diagnosed with a Grade 2 right groin strain Sunday and will be reevaluated in two weeks, James L. Edwards III of The Athletic reports.
Wright suffered the injury Friday against the Grizzlies. Dennis Smith will likely take over the starting point guard role in his absence. Wright's absence will be a blow to the Pistons, as he's averaged 10.7 points, 4.9 assists and 4.6 rebounds in 29.2 minutes per game this season.
Wright (groin) is doubtful for Sunday's game against Orlando.
Wright left Friday's game with a right adductor strain, and he appears unlikely to play against the Magic on Sunday. If he's unable to suit up, Dennis Smith and Saben Lee should see extra run for the Pistons.
Wright won't return to Friday's game against the Grizzlies due to a right groin strain, Keith Langlois of the Pistons' official site reports.
Wright headed to the locker room after drilling a three-pointer in the second half, and he'll be unable to return down the stretch. Prior to his departure, he recorded 16 points (6-7 FG, 4-5 3Pt), four assists, three rebounds and two steals over 25 minutes. It's not yet clear whether he'll be available for Sunday's matchup against Orlando.
Wright and the Pistons will not play Tuesday against the Spurs or Wednesday against the Mavericks due to postponements, Shams Charania of The Athletic reports.
Tuesday's game against San Antonio had already been nixed due to COVID-19 concerns, and the Pistons will now have another game postponed -- this time due to inclement weather in the Dallas area. As a result, the Pistons are now on a two-game week, which features games in Memphis on Friday and Orlando on Sunday.
Wright and the Pistons will not play Tuesday against the Spurs after the game was postponed, Adrian Wojnarowski of ESPN reports.
With contact tracing ongoing, the league will exercise caution and postpone the contest to later in the season. For now, the Pistons are scheduled to play their next game Wednesday night in Dallas. Wright is coming off a solid outing in Sunday's 123-112 win over New Orleans, with the point guard posting 17 points (6-7 FG, 1-1 3Pt, 4-4 FT), seven rebounds and six assists over 36 minutes in the victory.
Wright notched 22 points (7-9 FG, 1-1 3Pt, 7-8 FT), seven assists, six rebounds, a steal and a block across 35 minutes in Friday's win over the Celtics.
Wright was one of the main reasons why the Pistons pulled the upset against Boston, as he surpassed the 20-point mark for the fourth time this season while also pacing Detroit in assists. He's not expected to reach the 20-point mark on a nightly basis, but this performance should help him solidify his role as the Pistons' starting point guard -- something that should translate into an uptick on his upside for the foreseeable future.
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