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2010-11 Fantasy week 13 preview

by on Jan.16, 2011, under Quick hits

Greg Monroe

Monroe should definitely be on your radars. (NBA.com)

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

Waiver-wire watch:

  • C.J. Miles: inconsistent but currently on a three-game hot streak
  • Ryan Anderson: despite limited bench role, continues to put up good numbers, averaging 13 points, six rebounds and 2.6 threes in January
  • Sasha Vujacic: averaging 14 points, 2.7 rebounds, 2.3 assists and 2.1 threes so far in 2011
  • Greg Monroe: starting gig seems secure for now, averaging 11.3 points, 9.1 rebounds and 2.1 steals this month
  • Chuck Hayes: will get decent run at center for the Rockets, decent source of rebounds
  • Bill Walker: decent source of threes, but unreliable
  • Corey Brewer: has started last four games, averaging 2.4 steals per game in January
  • Samuel Dalembert: minutes are trending up, showing signs of life
  • Vladimir Radmanovic: getting 20+ minutes a night, decent for some threes

Injury watch:

  • Kevin Garnett (calf): practiced Sunday and is expected to play Monday
  • Kendrick Perkins (knee): expected to return Feb. 4
  • Carlos Boozer (ankle): out Monday
  • Mo Williams (hip): left Saturday’s game early, day-to-day
  • Ty Lawson (ankle): check his status
  • Ben Wallace (ankle): day-to-day
  • Tracy McGrady (shin): monitor his status
  • Tony Allen (knee): day-to-day
  • LeBron James (ankle): making progress, check his status before Tuesday
  • Marvin Williams (back): day-to-day
  • Jermaine O’Neal (knee): weighing decision to have season-ending knee surgery
  • Matt Bonner (knee): day-to-day
  • Leandro Barbosa (hamstring): out 1-2 weeks
  • Sonny Weems (back): day-to-day
  • Chris Bosh (ankle): monitor his status
  • Tyson Chandler (illness): check his status
  • Jerryd Bayless (ankle): day-to-day

Stock watch:

↑ Jose Calderon: playing well, injuries to other point guards on the roster helps his value

↑ Jason Richardson: seems to have found his groove, averaging 3.3 threes per game in January

↑ Channing Frye: last four games have been solid, though he’ll hit another rough patch soon enough

↑ Beno Udrih: last game snapped a hot streak, but Udrih has worked himself back into fantasy favor

↑ Darren Collison: finally consistent, having his best month of the season so far (15.8 points, 3.5 rebounds, 6.3 assists, 1.5 steals)

↓ Stephen Curry: struggling lately, weak defense limiting his minutes

↓ Carmelo Anthony: has clearly checked out of Denver

↓ Stephen Jackson: shooting 33 percent in his last three games

↓ Devin Harris: has had a miserable month so far, trade might do him some good

↓ Roy Hibbert: all might be lost for his season, which started out with huge promise

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