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Nets' Jared Dudley: Remains out Wednesday
Dudley (hamstring) has been ruled out for Wednesday's game against the Rockets, Ben Nadeau of Basketball Insiders reports.
Dudley is set to miss a third straight game as he continues to nurse a left hamstring injury that he picked up last week. The Nets haven't provided any timetable for Dudley's return, so the veteran should be tentatively considered questionable for Friday's game against the Magic.... See More ... See Less
Nets' Shabazz Napier: Game-time decision Wednesday
Napier (hamstring) is questionable for Wednesday's game against Houston, Ben Nadeau of Basketball Insiders reports.
Napier missed Monday's contest after a hamstring injury flared up, and his status for Brooklyn's upcoming matchup remains unclear. He'll likely test the injury during morning shootaround to gain a better idea of whether he'll be ready to go in Houston.... See More ... See Less
Nets' Rondae Hollis-Jefferson: Still on track for Wednesday return
Hollis-Jefferson (groin) is probable for Wednesday's game against the Rockets, Ben Nadeau of Basketball Insiders reports.
It was revealed earlier in the week that Hollis-Jefferson was targeting a Wednesday return, and he has a good chance to make that happen after being listed as probable on Brooklyn's injury report. He's missed seven straight contests due to a groin strain, although that streak should come to an end in Houston. Expect the Nets to monitor Hollis-Jefferson's minutes closely in an effort to prevent further issue.... See More ... See Less
Nets' DeMarre Carroll: Double-doubles in win
Carroll finished with 10 points (2-15 FG, 1-9 3Pt, 5-6 FT), 14 rebounds, two assists and a block in 32 minutes Monday against Boston.
Carroll posted his first double-double of the season although it was partially offset due to a horrendous shooting night for the veteran forward. Over his past two games, he's made just 4-of-24 shots from the field and 3-of-14 threes. If he's unable to turn it around soon, Carroll's worth dropping as he generally fails to produce much outside of scoring.... See More ... See Less
Nets' D'Angelo Russell: Detonates for 34 points
Russell posted 34 points (13-26 FG, 7-13, 1-2 FT), seven assists, five rebounds, a block and a steal across 37 minutes during Monday's win over the Celtics.
Russell had a monster game, topping the 30-point threshold for the sixth time this year. He's scored over 20 points in seven of his past eight games and is clearly finding his groove on the offensive end. While Russell continues to be a volume shooter and can have ugly nights when his efficiency lags, he's the primary playmaker for the Nets, and has plenty of opportunities to generate fantasy production.... See More ... See Less
Nets' Jarrett Allen: Complete line in win
Allen produced 19 points (5-9 FG, 9-10 FT), 12 rebounds, four blocks, two assists and a steal in 33 minutes Monday against Boston.
Allen has one of his finest performances of the year, notching his fifteenth double-double of the season. Despite not producing at elite rates, Allen has few weaknesses beyond a lack of ability to hit threes. On the season, Allen's averaign 11.5 points, 8.3 rebounds, 1.5 blocks and 1.4 assists per game while shooting 58.4 percent from the field and 73.4 percent from the line.... See More ... See Less
Nets' Rodions Kurucs: Shoots well in win
Kurucs accumulated 19 points (7-11 FG, 2-4 3Pt, 3-3 FT), four rebounds, two steals and an assist in 33 minutes Monday against the Celtics.
Kurucs has played well since entering the starting lineup on December 14th, accounting for 10.5 points, 4.1 rebounds and 1.1 assists per game over that span. Unfortunately, Kurucs' is only averaging 25.7 minutes per game when he starts, which isn't a large enough role to consistently produce fantasy relevant lines, especially considering he's more of a fourth-or-fifth option when he's on the court.... See More ... See Less
Nets' Rondae Hollis-Jefferson: Hoping to return Wednesday
Coach Kenny Atkinson said the Nets are hopeful that Hollis-Jefferson (groin) will be able to play Wednesday against the Rockets, Brian Lewis of the New York Post reports.
Hollis-Jefferson is set to miss a seventh straight game Monday due to a right adductor strain, but it sounds like he could be cleared to return within the week if everything goes as planned. Look for his status to clear up closer to Wednesday's game.... See More ... See Less
Nets' Shabazz Napier: Ruled out Monday
Napier will not play Monday against the Celtics due to a right hamstring injury, Ben Nadeau of Basketball Insiders reports.
Napier is coming off of his eighth consecutive double-digit scoring game, but he apparently tweaked his hamstring sometime over the last few days and will not be available Monday. With Allen Crabbe also out, expect D'Angelo Russell and Spencer Dinwiddie to see big minutes, with Joe Harris also potentially in line for a boost.... See More ... See Less
Nets' Rondae Hollis-Jefferson: Ruled out Monday
Hollis-Jefferson (groin) has been ruled out for Monday's game against the Celtics, Brian Lewis of the New York Post reports.
Hollis-Jefferson will miss a seventh straight game as he continues to work his way back from a right adductor strain. The Nets still haven't provided the 24-year-old with a timetable for his return, so he'll continue to be evaluated on a game-to-game basis, with Wednesday's matchup against Houston representing Hollis-Jefferson's next chance to return. In the meantime, Ed Davis and DeMarre Carroll are candidates for increased minutes with Hollis-Jefferson on the mend.... See More ... See Less
Nets' Jared Dudley: Ruled out Monday
Dudley (hamstring) has been ruled out of Monday's game against the Celtics, Brian Heyman of Newsday reports.
Dudley was forced to exit Wednesday's game early with a left hamstring issue, and will now miss his second straight game. His next opportunity to play will be Wednesday against the Rockets, and he should be considered questionable for that game at this time.... See More ... See Less
Nets' Rondae Hollis-Jefferson: Questionable for Monday
Hollis-Jefferson (groin) is listed as questionable for Monday's game against the Celtics, Brian Heyman of Newsday reports.
Hollis-Jefferson has missed six straight contests with a right adductor strain, so if he does return Monday, he could see a minutes restriction. If he is unable to go, Ed Davis and DeMarre Carroll will likely continue to see extended run.... See More ... See Less
Nets' Alan Williams: Nears double-double in nine minutes
Williams contributed eight points (3-4 FG, 2-4 FT), eight rebounds, and two assists in nine minutes during Friday's 122-105 loss to the Raptors.
Williams had the lowest minute total among the 12 Nets who saw the floor in this one. However, he nearly managed a double-double in this his first appearance of the season. The absences of Jared Dudley (hamstring) and Rondae Hollis-Jefferson (groin) may explain why Williams was called upon, but he made the most of his playing time, and coach Kenny Atkinson is known for relying on a deep rotation.... See More ... See Less
Nets' Shabazz Napier: Scores 15 points in Friday's loss
Napier provided 15 points (6-14 FG, 3-6 3Pt, 0-2 FT), five assists, and two rebounds in 26 minutes during Friday's 122-105 loss to the Raptors.
Napier has reached double figures in scoring in eight straight games, establishing himself as an integral part of the team's reserve rotation. Napier had earned 20-plus minutes in only four of his first 24 appearances this season while reaching double figures nine times during that same stretch of games. During these last eight tilts, Napier has seen at least 23 minutes seven times, and seems to have earned a steady role with the second unit.... See More ... See Less