Doumbouya has returned to the Pistons prior to Saturday's tilt with the Jazz, James L. Edwards III of The Athletic reports.
As expected, Doumbouya is back in the NBA after a brief G League stint. Though his role with the Pistons has dwindled over the past couple weeks, he's still played at least 13 minutes in each of the past 10 games.
Doumbouya is expected to be back from the G League and available for Saturday's contest against the Jazz, Rod Beard of The Detroit News reports.
Doumbouya's NBA role has subsided recently, and the organization has opted to get him some G League run. However, chances are he'll still take the court for Detroit on Saturday. Across his past four NBA appearances, he's averaging 4.3 points and 2.0 rebounds.
Doumbouya was transferred to the G League on Friday, James L. Edwards III of The Athletic reports.
Doumbouya will join the Grand Rapids Drive for its Friday game but is a good bet to rejoin the Pistons for Saturday's matchup with the Jazz. The 19-year-old is averaging 6.5 points and 3.2 rebounds in 19.9 minutes at the NBA level this season.
Doumbouya (leg) managed three points (1-4 FG, 1-3 3Pt), two rebounds and one block in 13 minutes during Wednesday's 114-107 loss to the Thunder.
Doumbouya had been listed as probable due to soreness in his lower right leg and was cleared to play as expected. The 19-year-old rookie has shown some flashes this season, but he has been held to single digits in scoring in 12 straight games and is at best a dart throw in daily formats.
Doumbouya (leg) will be available Wednesday against the Thunder.
The rookie was probable coming in, but he's been removed from the final injury report roughly 25 minutes before tip-off. Even amid several injuries and roster moves, Doumbouya hasn't been a fantasy consideration.
Doumbouya (leg) is probable for Wednesday's game against the Thunder.
Doumbouya previously dealt with soreness in his lower right leg, but he'll likely be available to play against Oklahoma City. The rookie is posting a meager 4.7 points per game in his last three games off the bench.
Doumbouya is probable for Friday's game against the Suns due to left knee soreness.
Doumbouya is evidently dealing with some minor soreness, though it's not expected to force him to miss any time. Expect an update closer to tipoff.
Doumbouya will play a reserve role in Tuesday's matchup with the Nuggets, Rod Beard of The Detroit News reports.
Doumbouya started the previous two games for the Pistons, but will move to the bench in favor of Christian Wood. There has been no set starting unit in the frontcourt since the trad of Andre Drummond, as coach Casey continues to shake things up. Thus, the rookie's minutes figure to continue to fluctuate from game-to-game.
Doumbouya totaled eight points (3-8 FG, 2-7 3Pt, 0-2 FT), five rebounds and three assists in 34 minutes during Thursday's 126-106 loss to the Bucks.
Doumbouya drew the start at power forward and paced the team in minutes while finishing with a career high assist total. It's unclear whether the 19-year-old rookie will continue to start over (or alongside) Christian Wood, but regardless Doumbouya seems likely to earn no shortage of minutes as the team prioritizes development during the last couple months of 2019-20.
Doumbouya will start Thursday's game against the Bucks, James L. Edwards III of The Athletic reports.
Doumboyua will draw his first start since Feb. 5 while Christian Wood is moved to the bench. Across 17 previous starts, Doumbouya is averaging 9.6 points and 4.2 rebounds in 26.8 minutes.
Doumbouya will play a reserve role in Friday's game against the Thunder, Rod Beard of The Detroit News reports.
Doumbouya will come off the bench in the Pistons' first game following Andre Drummond's departure, as Christian Wood and Thon Maker will start in the frontcourt. Regardless, with Drummond gone and Blake Griffin sidelined for the remainder of the season, the rookie figures to see an increased role going forward.
Doumbouya finished with six points (2-15 FG, 2-5 3Pt), seven rebounds, two steals and one assist in 26 minutes Monday in the Pistons' 96-82 loss to the Grizzlies.
Doumbouya and Reggie Jackson were the primary offenders as the Pistons turned in their worst scoring output of the season, with the duo combining to go 3-for-31 from the field. The rookie first-round pick appeared to bounce back from his recent slide with a 17-point showing in Sunday's win over Denver, but his hideous outing in the second half of the back-to-back set could put him back in coach Dwane Casey's doghouse.
Doumbouya is in the starting lineup Sunday against Denver, James L. Edwards III of The Athletic reports.
The rookie's role has diminished recently, as he's averaged just four minutes per game over the past two matchups. That likely won't be the case Sunday, however, as Doumbouya is reportedly joining the starting five because teammate Markieff Morris (back) has been scratched versus the Nuggets.
Doumbouya will come off the bench Friday against the Raptors, Keith Langlois of the Pistons' official site reports.
Doumbouya's role has fluctuated lately, and his workload reached a recent low Wednesday when he saw just eight minutes. He'll be replaced in the starting five by Thon Maker.
Doumbouya posted zero points (0-2 FG, 0-2 3Pt) and one steal in eight minutes during Wednesday's 125-115 loss to the Nets.
Doumbouya had been listed as probable due to an ankle injury, and though he drew the start he didn't log many minutes. As such, it seems likely that his ankle was bothering him at least to some extent, and those in daily leagues will want to check on his status prior to Friday's matchup versus the Raptors. According to Vincent Ellis of the Detroit Free Press, coach Dwane Casey said there's a chance Doumbouya may be sent back to the G League, which would be surprising after he's started 14 of the last 15 games and before Wednesday was averaging 27.9 minutes.
Doumbouya (ankle) is expected to play Wednesday against Brooklyn, Rod Beard of The Detroit News reports.
Doumbouya was reported to be nursing a minor ankle issue after Monday's loss against Cleveland, but it appears the injury won't affect his appearance in Wednesday's matchup. The rookie is currently averaging 7.0 points and 3.3 rebounds in 21 games played with the Pistons so far this year.
Doumbouya is probable for Wednesday's game against Brooklyn due to a left ankle sprain.
Doumbouya evidently picked up the injury sometime during Monday's matchup with Cleveland, though it doesn't appear as though he'll miss any time as a result. He should gain clearance to play closer to Wednesday's tip.
Doumbouya is starting Friday against Memphis, Rod Beard of The Detroit News reports.
Doumbouya has now started 11 of the last 12 contests for the Pistons. He struggled off the bench in Detroit's last matchup Wednesday against the Kings, finishing with four points and seven boards in 21 minutes.
Doumbouya finished with six points (2-7 FG, 0-4 3PT, 2-3 FT) and three rebounds in Monday's loss to Washington.
Doumbouya has been a hot name on the waiver wire over the last few weeks, but he's now been very quiet in back-to-back games. On Saturday against Atlanta, Doumbouya had just four points and four rebounds in 28 minutes. His 23 minutes Monday marked his fewest since Jan. 9 and his second-fewest since taking over as the interim starter at power forward on Jan. 2.
Doumbouya scored a team-high 24 points (10-13 FG, 2-5 3Pt, 2-4 FT) while adding two rebounds, an assist and a steal in 28 minutes during Wednesday's 116-103 win over the Celtics.
Making his eighth straight start, the rookie set a new career high in scoring while leading the Pistons to an impressive 60.3 percent shooting percentage from the floor as a team. Doumbouya is averaging 14.0 points, 5.3 boards, 1.5 threes and 1.0 steals in 30.5 minutes since moving into the starting five.
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