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Daily Fantasy Diagnosis: 3.17.11

by on Mar.17, 2011, under Quick hits

Chris Paul

CP3 is making up for lost time in a huge way. (David Liam Kyle/NBAE via Getty Images)

[Read the full post at DimeMag.com]

Beast of the Night: Chris Paul continued his hot post-concussion streak with 26 points, five rebounds, nine assists, three steals and two three-pointers. He shot 56 percent (9-16) from the field, 86 percent (6-7) from the free-throw line and had one turnover. Owners who endured Paul’s mediocre play in February and earlier this month are definitely being rewarded.

Lines for Discussion:
Greg Monroe: 9-14 FG (64%), 3-5 FT (60%), 21 Pts, 10 Reb, 5 Ast, 1 Stl, 1 Blk

Andrei Kirilenko: 7-14 FG (50%), 1-2 FT (50%), 15 Pts, 6 Reb, 6 Ast, 1 Blk, 1 TO

Dirk Nowitzki: 10-22 FG (46%), 12-12 FT (100%), 2 threes, 34 Pts, 13 Reb, 2 Ast, 1 Blk, 1 TO

Waiver-Wire Watch:
Josh McRoberts, Nenad Krstic, James Johnson, Leandro Barbosa, Richard Hamilton, Jared Dudley, Chuck Hayes, C.J. Miles, Jodie Meeks

Injuries:
Joakim Noah (illness): expected to play tonight

Carlos Boozer (ankle): will travel with the Bulls for tonight and tomorrow’s games

Richard Hamilton (personal): will leave the team to attend his grandfather’s funeral Friday; he’ll rejoin the Pistons for Saturday’s game

Luis Scola (knee): day-to-day

Andrew Bogut (migraine): monitor his status

Channing Frye (shoulder): could return for Friday’s game

Brandon Roy (back): missed practice yesterday but he’s expected to play tonight

Paul Millsap (knee): day-to-day

Rashard Lewis (knee): will seek a third opinion on his sore right knee in New York

Eric Gordon (wrist): coach Vinny Del Negro said he expects Gordon to play Saturday

Tyreke Evans (foot): should return in a week or two

Andris Biedrins (ankle): check his status

Luther Head (calf): day-to-day

Jason Thompson (ankle): day-to-day

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