Daily fantasy recap: 2.5

LeBron James

The King was, well, the king of the night. (NBAE via Getty Images/Gregory Shamus)

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Beast of the Night: LeBron James led the Cavs to victory with 36 points, 7 rebounds, 8 assists, 2 steals, 4 turnovers and a three. He shot 56 percent (9-16) from the field and 81 percent (17-21) from the line. Ho-hum.

Noteworthy Lines:

Michael Beasley – 9-14 FG (64%), 2-2 FT (100%), 1 3ptm, 21 Pts, 12 Reb, 3 Ast, 2 Stl, 2 Blk, 1 TO

Tim Duncan – 6-12 FG (50%), 3-4 FT (75%), 15 Pts, 12 Reb, 4 Ast, 2 Stl, 2 Blk, 1 TO

Manu Ginobili – 8-16 FG (50%), 3-3 FT (100%), 2 3ptm, 21 Pts, 3 Reb, 5 Ast, 1 Stl, 1 TO

Martell Webster – 6-9 FG (67%), 4-4 FT (100%), 5 3ptm, 21 Pts, 5 Reb, 3 Ast, 1 TO

LaMarcus Aldridge – 12-22 FG (55%), 4-7 FT (57%), 28 Pts, 13 Reb, 3 Ast, 1 Stl, 2 TO

Waiver Wire Appeal:

J.J. Hickson, DeJuan Blair, Rudy Fernandez

Injuries:

Paul Pierce (foot): unlikely tonight

Joakim Noah (foot): will be shut down until the All-Star Break

Taj Gibson (foot): questionable tonight

Dirk Nowitzki (thumb): should play through it

Carmelo Anthony (ankle): not expected back tonight

Kyle Lowry (knee): probably out tonight

Kobe Bryant (ankle): monitor his status

Mickael Pietrus (ankle): seems set to return tonight

Jameer Nelson (knee): ditto

Samuel Dalembert (back): monitor his status

Allen Iverson (personal): questionable tonight

Carlos Boozer (calf): could return Saturday

Jerryd Bayless (knee, thigh): could be out Saturday

Brandon Roy (hamstring): could return Saturday

For Next Week (All-Star Weekend):

3 games: ORL

2 games: ATL, CHA, CHI, CLE, DAL, DEN, DET, GS, LAC, LAL, MIA, MIL, MIN, NJ, NO, PHI, POR, SAC, SA, UTA

1 game: BOS, HOU, IND, MEM, NY, OKC, PHO, TOR, WAS