Daily Fantasy Diagnosis: 3.15.11

by on Mar.15, 2011, under Quick hits

Marcus Thornton

Thornton has been a human wrecking ball lately. (AP Photo/Steve Yeater)

[Read the full post at DimeMag.com]

Beast of the Night: Marcus Thornton scored a career-high 42 points to go along with three rebounds, one assist, four steals and four three-pointers made. He shot 65 percent (13-20) from the field, 86 percent (12-14) from the free-throw line and had no turnovers. With Tyreke Evans still struggling to return from a bout with plantar fasciitis, it looks like Thornton’s hot fantasy value is safe for the time being.

Lines for Discussion:
Serge Ibaka: 5-10 FG (50%), 10 Pts, 4 Reb, 8 Blk

Deron Williams: 4-11 FG (36%), 4-6 FT (67%), 4 threes, 16 Pts, 6 Reb, 9 Ast, 3 Stl, 3 TO

Raymond Felton: 7-12 FG (58%), 2-4 FT (50%), 6 threes, 22 Pts, 3 Reb, 12 Ast, 1 Stl, 1 TO

Chris Paul: 9-16 FG (56%), 7-9 FT (78%), 2 threes, 27 Pts, 5 Reb, 10 Ast, 7 Stl, 2 TO

Chris Bosh: 10-16 FG (63%), 10-10 FT (100%), 30 Pts, 12 Reb, 1 Ast, 2 Stl, 2 TO

Al Jefferson: 11-26 FG (42%), 8-9 FT (89%), 30 Pts, 17 Reb, 6 Ast, 2 Blk, 1 TO

Samuel Dalembert: 10-16 FG (635), 7-10 FT (70%), 27 Pts, 16 Reb, 2 Blk, 5 TO

Waiver-Wire Watch:
Trevor Booker, Jordan Crawford, Glen Davis, Kenyon Martin, Eric Bledsoe, Chuck Hayes, Al Thornton, Kendrick Perkins

Al Horford (ankle): will play tonight

Baron Davis (personal): could rejoin the Cavs on Thursday

Peja Stojakovic (back, neck): will not travel with the Mavs for their two-game road trip

Danny Granger (strep throat): day-to-day

Ryan Gomes (knee): day-to-day

Marc Gasol (ankle): X-rays came back negative; monitor his status

Rudy Gay (shoulder): could miss another week or two; no timetable for his return

Luke Ridnour (personal): has been excused from the team

Steve Nash (pelvis): questionable for Wednesday

Marcus Camby (knee): check his status

Devin Harris (hamstring): monitor his status

Terrence Williams (abdomen): day-to-day

Andre Iguodala (knee): day-to-day

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