Daily Fantasy Diagnosis: 1.25.11

Kevin Love

Valentine's Day is coming up. Insert joke here. (NBA.com)

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Beast of the Night: Kevin Love finished with 24 points, 17 rebounds, seven assists and a three last night against the Rockets.  He shot 50 percent (6-12) from the field, 100 percent (11-11) from the line and had two turnovers. Love remains a top-three fantasy beast this season and there’s no reason to expect him to slow down.

Lines for Discussion:

Ryan Anderson: 5-11 FG (46%), 7-8 FT (88%), 4 threes, 21 Pts, 5 Reb, 1 Ast, 3 Blk, 4 TO

Devin Harris: 6-13 FG (46%), 2 threes, 14 Pts, 10 Ast, 1 Stl

Marc Gasol: 7-14 FG (50%), 3-4 FT (75%), 17 Pts, 8 Reb, 4 Ast, 4 Blk, 4 TO

DeMar DeRozan: 9-20 FG (45%), 7-7 FT (100%), 25 Pts, 9 Reb, 2 Ast, 1 Stl, 2 Blk, 1 TO

Thaddeus Young: 11-17 FG (65%), 2-2 FT (100%), 24 Pts, 7 Reb, 5 Ast, 2 Stl

Tyreke Evans: 9-16 FG (56%), 6-6 FT (100%), 2 threes, 26 Pts, 6 Reb, 6 Ast, 2 Stl, 6 TO

David Lee: 13-19 FG (68%), 5-5 FT (100%), 31 Pts, 12 Reb, 1 Ast, 1 Blk, 1 TO

Waiver-Wire Watch:

Austin Daye, Tracy McGrady, Joey Graham, Ramon Sessions, Jerryd Bayless, Julian Wright, Jared Dudley, Kurt Thomas, George Hill, Chris Douglas-Roberts


Josh Smith (knee): sat out Monday’s practice but expects to return for Tuesday’s workout

Joe Johnson (knee): ditto

Marvin Williams (back): cleared to participate in full-contact practice

Al Horford (ankle): practiced Monday

Marquis Daniels (personal): a family matter makes him questionable tonight

Shaquille O’Neal (hip): not expected to play in the next two games

Kendrick Perkins (knee): Feb. 4 is his targeted return date

Joakim Noah (thumb): aiming to return before the All-Star break

Peja Stojakovic (knee): won’t play tonight and maybe not Thursday either

Dwyane Wade (migraine): headache is gone and fully participated in Monday’s practice

Chris Bosh (ankle): not close to returning

Matt Bonner (knee): coach Gregg Popovich said the team is getting concerned about Bonner’s knee

Jose Calderon (illness): flu-like symptoms kept him out of last night’s game; check his status

Leandro Barbosa (hamstring): about a week away from being able to play

Eddie House (ankle): day-to-day

Chris Paul (ankle): monitor his status

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