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Daily fantasy recap: 12.24

by on Dec.24, 2009, under Quick hits

Howard was his typical beastly self last night. (Flickr/Keith Allison)

Howard was his typical beastly self last night. (Flickr/Keith Allison)

[Read the full, original post at Dimemag.com]

Beast of the Night: Dwight Howard put up 13 points, 20 rebounds, 3 assists, 2 steals, 4 blocks and 3 turnovers in 33 minutes of an easy victory over the Rockets last night. He shot 71 percent (5-7) from the floor and 75 percent (3-4) from the free throw line. His scoring, rebounding and blocks are down this year, and his turnovers are up from last season, but you know what you’re getting with Howard.

Notable lines:
Trevor Ariza – 1-10 FG (10%), 4-4 FT (100%), 6 Pts, 7 Reb, 1 Ast, 1 Stl, 1 TO

Jameer Nelson – 6-11 FG (55%), 1-2 FT (50%), 2 3ptm, 15 Pts, 4 Reb, 4 Ast, 2 Stl, 4 TO

Anthony Randolph – 5-14 FG (36%), 2-2 FT (100%), 12 Pts, 8 Reb, 2 Ast, 8 Blk, 1 TO

Stephen Curry – 6-13 FG (46%), 2-2 FT (100%), 3 3ptm, 17 Pts, 10 Reb, 7 Ast, 2 Stl, 2 TO

Michael Redd – 8-21 FG (38%), 15-15 FT (100%), 1 3ptm, 32 Pts, 6 Reb, 3 Ast, 1 Stl, 1 Blk, 1 TO

Amar’e Stoudemire – 11-16 FG (69%), 13-16 FT (81%), 35 Pts, 14 Reb, 2 Ast, 1 Stl, 4 TO

J.R. Smith – 15-25 FG (60%), 1-6 FT (17%), 10 3ptm, 41 Pts, 2 Reb, 3 Ast

LeBron James – 14-30 FG (47%), 5-7 FT (71%), 1 3ptm, 34 Pts, 16 Reb, 10 Ast, 2 TO

Waiver wire watch:
Yi JianlianQuentin RichardsonJoel AnthonyUdonis HaslemJarrett JackLuc Richard Mbah a MouteJerryd BaylessJuwan Howard

Injuries:
Paul Millsap (concussion): also needed 10 stitches for his mouth, check his status

Paul Pierce (knee): out for two weeks

Tyson Chandler (foot): out for at least a week, probably more

Andrew Bynum (illness): was sick recently and has an upper respiratory illness

Jermaine O’Neal (groin): hurt it early in last night’s game

Brandon Roy (shoulder): will have MRI today

Gilbert Arenas (thigh): probably not serious, monitor his status

Kobe Bryant (knee): tweaked it Tuesday, should be OK

Rafer Alston (back): day-to-day

Who to watch tonight:
No one. Happy Christmas Eve!

For next week:
4 games – CHA, CLE, IND, LAL, MIN, NY, OKC, PHI, SAC, SA
3 games – ATL, BOS, CHI, DAL, DEN, GS, HOU, MEM, MIA, MIL, NJ, NO, ORL, PHO, POR, TOR, UTA, WAS
2 games – DET, LAC

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