Fantasy week 10 preview

T-Mac is proving his (lack of) worth lately. (Flickr/Keith Allison)

T-Mac is proving his (lack of) worth lately. (Flickr/Keith Allison)

Game watch:

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

Waiver wire watch:

  • Yi Jianlian: successful return so far
  • Kirk Hinrich: with starting job in hand, he’ll produce well
  • Jarrett Jack: continues to play well in Jose Calderon’s absence
  • Devin Brown: hitting lots of threes, stealing lots of balls lately
  • Keyon Dooling: back from injury, putting up solid numbers
  • Quentin Richardson: three-point prowess back on display
  • Omri Casspi: Kevin Martin still out, Casspi playing well
  • Jared Dudley: having a good month

Injury watch:

  • Paul Pierce (knee): could return sooner than original two-week timeline
  • Chauncey Billups (groin): will return to full-time play this week
  • Richard Hamilton (hamstring): could return today
  • Ben Gordon (ankle): ditto
  • Tayshaun Prince (back): ditto
  • Andris Biedrins (back): should return this week
  • Tracy McGrady (personal): out for two games, messy situation in Houston
  • Marcus Camby (knee): game-time decision
  • Ron Artest (concussion): monitor his status
  • Rafer Alston (back): day-to-day

Stock watch:

↑ Zach Randolph: continues scoring and rebounding binge

↑ Al Horford: four straight double-doubles

↑ Stephen Curry: putting up solid all-around numbers this month

↑ Beno Udrih: nice run could end soon, but playing well lately

↑ Caron Butler: back to his thieving, solid all-around ways

↑ Jameer Nelson: starting job is his again

↓ Al Jefferson: inconsistency creeping in

↓ Shawn Marion: downright unproductive lately

↓ Rudy Gay: cooled off

↓ John Salmons: now on the bench

↓ Eric Gordon: struggling with his offense