LaMelo Ball is a fantasy force In Monday’s win over the Houston Rockets, the Charlotte Hornets rookie with LeBron James and Luka Doncic was the only player who was 19 years or younger and had multiple games with 20 points, 10 Assists and five rebounds recorded Ball set a franchise record with seven 3-pointers and became the first player in NBA history to be under 20 years old with a line with 20 points, 10 assists, five rebounds and five 3 – Pointers produced

Ball has been impressive per 36-minute context all season, leading the Hornets in plus-minus, but now he’s got a chance to shine as a key member of the starting line-up in his last five games – all starts – Ball has an average of 226 PPG, 60 RPG, 66 APG and 38 3PG in 343 MPG Devonte ‘Graham recently sidelined with a groin injury, which aided the use of ball and starting status, it will be interesting to see how Ball’s role plays out when the backcourt is healthier, but it makes its claim as a worthy starter

Charlotte has grown into a friendly fantasy roster as center Cody Zeller has scored more than seven rebounds in 10 of the last 12 games, which comes with respectable points, assists, and theft rates, and Forward Miles Bridges was key at 11 for the Hornets8 PPG, 92 RPG and solid defensive rates in the past seven days Both Zeller and Bridges are widely used in ESPN leagues as a free agency

Minnesota’s Malik Beasley set a franchise record with six 3-pointers in the fourth quarter of losing to the Mavericks Beasley was a rare ray of hope for the staggering Timberwolves Another positive Minnesota result is Anthony Edwards’ sustained strong game, who scored 42 points in the last two games and has lined up three games in a row with at least four groschen

The Lakers clinched a win over the Thunder despite resting superstar Anthony Davis, LeBron James produced his 24th Triple-doubled as a member of Lakers and linked him to Elgin Baylor for second place in team history, just behind Magic Johnson’s performance marked LeBrons 11th Triple-double career with multiple blocks and steals and broke ties with Giannis Antetokounmpo and Hakeem Olajuwon for most of those accomplishments since blocks and steals became official statistics in 1973
Oklahoma City kept the game competitive thanks to the strong play of Hamidou Diallo, who produced doubles-doubles and has now scored double-digit points in 10 games in a row, with George Hill and Theo Maledon on the league’s health and safety protocol Diallo developed into a steady statistical force for the Donner Striker Darius Bazley was also productive against the Lakers with 21 points and 16 rebounds at career height. He is still a free agent in around 75% of the ESPN leagues

Toronto’s Kyle Lowry quit Monday’s win against Memphis with back pain and didn’t return to the ground.Norman Powell took the gap, sinking six 3-point points from career height.He is a strong fantasy no matter what Lowry’s status

After Kyrie Irving of Brooklyn missed a game against Philadelphia this weekend due to a finger injury, she is classified as likely for today’s game against Detroit

Boston’s Jaylen Brown missed the last few games due to knee pain but is considered questionable for tonight’s matchup in Utah in the hope he can get back into action

The Magic will get by without Evan Fournier because of yet another back cramp fight, Terrence Ross could take on an extra offensive workload, while Dwayne Bacon becomes a strong streaming contender

Minnesota’s D’Angelo Russell played less than six minutes in the team’s loss to Dallas last night due to a recurring quad injury

Goran Dragic and Avery Bradley won’t qualify for the Miami Heat against the Knicks tonight Guard Kendrick Nunn’s stakes are up nearly 2% this season as Dragic fell off the floor Nunn averaged 191 points and more than eight combined assists and rebounds (per 36 minutes) with Dragic and Bradley off the floor he’s a strong streaming game

With no Fournier in the line-up and with the main defensive wing out of Aaron Gordon, Orlando is particularly thin in terms of full-defense, which could add up to yet another great feat by Gary Trent Jr Portland lead tonight, especially with the Magic allowing 466 DraftKings points per game for shooters – second highest in the league

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