Daily Fantasy Diagnosis: 11.17.10

Josh Smith

In case you haven't noticed, Smith is pretty good at this. (AP Photo/David Richard)

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Beast of the Night: Josh Smith beasted it with 25 points, 8 rebounds, 2 assists, 1 steal and 7 blocks against the Pacers last night. He also hit a three, shot 56 percent (9-16) from the field, 86 percent (6-7) from the line and had four turnovers. Smith has improved his scoring, shooting, three-point-making, rebounding and blocking so far this season compared to 2009-10.

Lines for Discussion:

Gilbert Arenas: 7-14 FG (50%), 3-4 FT (75%), 3 threes, 20 Pts, 7 Reb, 6 Ast, 1 Stl, 3 TO

Andray Blatche: 9-13 FG (69%), 3-4 FT (75%), 1 three, 22 Pts, 7 Reb, 5 Ast, 3 Stl, 4 TO

Daniel Gibson: 6-12 FG (50%), 3-4 FT (75%), 3 threes, 18 Pts, 4 Reb, 8 Ast, 2 Stl

J.J. Hickson: 4-9 FG (44%), 8 Pts, 2 Reb, 1 Blk, 1 TO

Roy Hibbert: 6-16 FG (38%), 6-8 FT (75%), 18 Pts, 15 Reb, 3 Ast, 1 Stl, 1 Blk, 3 TO

Drew Gooden: 8-11 FG (73%), 4-4 FT (100%), 2 threes, 22 Pts, 13 Reb, 1 Stl, 1 Blk, 1 TO

Andrew Bogut: 5-13 FG (39%), 2-10 FT (20%), 12 Pts, 18 Reb, 1 Ast, 4 Blk, 1 TO

Derrick Rose: 13-20 FG (65%), 3-6 FT (50%), 4 threes, 33 Pts, 3 Reb, 7 Ast, 3 Stl, 3 TO

Waiver-Wire Watch:

Sonny Weems, Kirk Hinrich, Nick Young, Thaddeus Young, Shannon Brown, Wesley Matthews, Kyle Korver, Brad Miller, Landry Fields

Injuries:

Carlos Boozer (hand): cleared for light shooting

David Lee (elbow): on his way to full recovery

Dwyane Wade (knee, shoulder): expected to play tonight

Carlos Delfino (neck): out about two weeks

Robin Lopez (knee): updated status has him out for at least a month

Marcus Camby (ankle): injured his ankle last night but returned; monitor his status

Brandon Roy (knee): will have an MRI today

Leandro Barbosa (shoulder): could return Friday

Mehmet Okur (Achilles): increasing his participation in team drills

Yi Jianlian (knee): day-to-day

Andre Iguodala (Achilles): day-to-day

Andrei Kirilenko (knuckle): game-time decision tonight

Ron Artest (hip): playing through it