Who is trending up? Which rotations are changing? What’s the latest with the notable injuries around the NBA?
Here’s a look around the league at the most relevant fantasy news and notes for all 30 teams:
Bogdan Bogdanovic (26.5% available) has been superb over the past six games. He has averaged 23 PPG, 3.4 RPG, 2.2 APG, and 1.4 SPG in 29 MPG. Trae Young scored 40 points for the fourth time in March on Wednesday, tied for the second-most in a calendar month in Hawks history. Only Dominique Wilkins had more with five 40-point games in Feb. 1988.
Robert Williams III will miss four to six weeks following surgery to repair a torn meniscus on Wednesday. Those looking for a well-rounded stat line should consider Daniel Theis (60% available) has averaged 14.7 points, 11.4 rebounds, and 2.4 assists per 40 minutes since returning to the Celtics at the deadline.
Get Andre Drummond (43.7% available) if you can. He has averaged 15.5 PPG, 11.3 RPG, 1.0 APG, 2.0 SPG, and 1.0 BPG in 26.2 MPG over the past four games and solidified the center position for the Nets.
Kelly Oubre Jr. (42.4% available) has been struggling statistically recently. He’s has averaged 9.4 PPG and 3.5 RPG in 18 MPG, shooting 44.2% from the field over the past 11 games. However, he did score 21 points, shooting 72% from the field against the Knicks Wednesday night, so he may be turning things around.
Fantasy managers who have Nikola Vucevic on their roster have had a roller coaster season. Billy Donovan recently mentioned publicly that the Bulls should involve him more. Vucevic averaged 19 PPG, 9.0 RPG, 3.0 APG, 1.5 SPG, and 1.0 BPG over the past four games,. He had a usage rate of 29% on Tuesday night against the Wizards
The Cavaliers will be without Evan Mobley for the next three games and Kevin Love (70% available) will benefit from it the most. He has averaged 13.4 PPG, 7.2 RPG, and 2.2 APG this season.
Luka Doncic has been a statistical monster in March. This month, I have scored 30 or more points nine times. Dwight Powell is also having a great month. He’s averaged 12 PPG, 6.1 RPG and 1.6 APG in 25.3 MPG. He is available in 94% of ESPN leagues and plays a key role for the emerging Mavericks.
Nikola Jokic collected 449 points, 191 rebounds, 119 assists, 25 steals, and 21 block over the month of March. He is the first player to finish top-10 in all five categories in a calendar month since Kareem Abdul-Jabbar did it in March 1976. Abdul-Jabbar also won the MVP award that season despite the Lakers not making the playoffs.
Marvin Bagley III (40% available) should be rostered. He has averaged 16 PPG, 7.2 RPG, 1.2 APG, and 1.0 SPG over his past 13 games. The tanking Pistons team should unleash Bagley III in their final games. Also Cade Cunningham became the first player to post multiple 30-point games for Detroit since Grant Hill had six straight from 1994 to 1995.
Golden State Warriors
Jordan Poole (14% available) is having a breakthrough season and has become a legitimate contender for Most Improved Player. He has averaged 28 PPG, 5.0 RPG, and 5.7 APG over the past seven games.
Kevin Porter Jr. (29% available) became the youngest player in Rockets history to have a triple double on Wednesday night at 21 years old. He averaged 16.5 PPG, 5.0 RPG, 6.3 APG and 1.0 SPG in 32.4 MPG in March.
Terry Taylor is worth adding in deeper and should continue to see significant minutes for a tanking Pacers team. He averaged 13.3 PPG, 5.0 RPG, 1.3 APG and 1.0 SPG in 29.3 MPG over the last six games played exceptionally well.
Isaiah Hartenstein (88.3% available) has provided fantasy managers with top-50 value in category formats over the past two weeks. He’s averaged 12 PPG, 7.0 RPG, 6.0 APG, 1.3 SPG and 1.5 BPG. He is expected to see steady minutes the rest of the season.
Los Angeles Lakers
Malik Monk (70% available) has been one of the best offensive players for the Lakers as of late. He has averaged 24.7 PPG, 1.7 RPG, 3.7 APG, and 1.0 SPG in 31 minutes over the past three games. With LeBron James and Anthony Davis, Monk will continue to be heavily utilized. — Moody
With Ja Morant likely to miss the rest of the regular season, De’Anthony Melton (82.5% available) has thrived in his increased role. He has averaged 20 PPG, 5.0 RPG, and 1.3 APG in 22.6 MPG over the past six games. Melton has also made 30 3-pointers over that span.
If you need points and triples consider adding Max Strus (99% available) in deeper formats. He’s averaged 11 points and 3.0 triples per game in two consecutive starts.
The fantasy value of Brook Lopez (60% available) continues to rise at the expense of Bobby Portis. Lopez has averaged 12.5 PPG, 4.3 RPG, 1.0 APG, and 1.0 BPG in 25.7 MPG over his past four games. Meanwhile Portis has only averaged 7.0 PPG, 9.3 RPG, and 1.0 APG in 21.4 MPG this season.
Anthony Edwards is currently a top-50 player in category formats. He became the youngest player in league history to make 200 triples in a season and the third-youngest player to reach 1,000 field goals, behind LeBron James and Kevin Durant. Edwards has averaged 19.2 PPG, 5.0 RPG, 4.1 APG, and 1.5 SPG over his past 11 games.
New Orleans Pelicans
Jonas Valanciunas had an outstanding year for the Pelicans, who had played with out Zion Williamson all season. Valanciunas has averaged 20 PPG and 12.5 RPG this season, producing for fantasy managers despite dealing with a sore foot the past few games.
New York Knicks
Obi Toppin (97% available) has averaged at least 10 PPG, 5.0 RPG and 2.0 APG in 23.3 MPG over five of his past six games, making him an interesting choice for deeper formats.
Oklahoma City Thunder
Aleksej Pokusevski (90% available) is an intriguing deep-league player if you need assistance in those statistical categories. He has averaged 13.2 PPG, 6.2 RPG, 6.2 APG, and 1.0 SPG in 32.4 MPG.
Franz Wagner (30% available) had an excellent rookie season, despite the Magic’s poor record. He has averaged 16.4 PPG, 4.0 RPG, 3.3 APG, and 1.1 SPG over the past seven games. Another excellent streamer is Markelle Fultz (90% available). Fultz has averaged 15.3 PPG, 4.7 APG, 1.7 RPG, and 2.7 SPG over the past three games.
Tobias Harris has finally settled into a good rhythm after struggling to adjust to James Harden’s arrival in Philadelphia. Harris has averaged 18 PPG, 7.0 RPG, 4.0 APG, and 1.0 SPG over the last four games, while shooting a phenomenal 53.4% from the field.
Fantasy managers trying to win a championship have greatly benefited from the return of Chris Paul. Paul has averaged 17 PPG, 11.7 APG, 3.7 RPG, and 1.0 SPG in his first three games back and Phoenix has the best record in the league. It’s possible that the Suns will give him fewer minutes as they prepare for the postseason.
Portland Trail Blazers
If you’re looking for a player to fill out your team, Keon Johnson (99.7% available) is worth considering. Johnson has averaged 12 PPG, 3.0 RPG, and 2.0 APG in 29.6 MPG over the past four games and the rookie will likely see more action with the season coming to a close.
If you need a streamer at power forward, Trey Lyles has been playing well as a starter recently and has an impressive per-game average in various statistical categories. He has averaged 14 PPG, 8.1 RPG, and 2.6 APG over the past seven games.
San Antonio Spurs
Devin Vassell (89% available) could be a compelling option for managers in deeper formats. He has averaged 13.4 PPG, 3.6 RPG, 2.3 APG, and 1.4 SPG in 31.4 MPG this season.
Pascal Siakam has had an outstanding season, becoming one of the league’s top all-around players. Siakam recorded his first triple-double of the season on Wednesday night against the Timberwolves and has averaged 26.3 PPG, 8.2 RPG, and 6.0 APG over his past six games. Siakam will be a key piece to many fantasy championship teams.
Donovan Mitchell scored 33 points and had six assists against the Clippers Tuesday night, his 17th game this season with 30 points and five assists.
The Wizards are out of the playoff picture and Kyle Kuzma remains sidelined. As a result, Deni Avdija (90% available) will see significant minutes. He has averaged 14 PPG, 7.4 RPG, and 3.6 APG in 29.2 MPG over the past five games.