Daily Fantasy Diagnosis: 3.31.11

LeBron James

James shot 58 percent from the field in March. (NBA.com)

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Beast of the Night: LeBron James put up 35 points, eight rebounds, eight assists and five steals last night. He hit 75 percent (12-16) of his shots from the field, 77 percent (10-13) of his attempts from the free-throw line, hit a three-pointer and had five turnovers. James shot 58 percent from the field in March, easily his best monthly mark of the season.

Lines for Discussion:

Andray Blatche: 6-15 FG (40%), 2-4 FT (50%), 14 Pts, 8 Reb, 2 Ast, 3 Stl, 1 TO

Deron Williams: 7-19 FG (39%), 6-6 FT (100%), 2 threes, 22 Pts, 8 Reb, 8 Ast, 3 TO

Carmelo Anthony: 15-26 FG (58%), 6-6 FT (100%), 3 threes, 39 Pts, 10 Reb, 5 Ast, 2 TO

Carlos Boozer: 10-18 FG (56%), 4-5 FT (80%), 24 Pts, 14 Reb, 4 Ast, 1 TO

Anthony Randolph: 6-10 FG (60%), 3-4 FT (75%), 15 Pts, 5 Reb, 3 Stl, 1 TO

Marcus Thornton: 9-19 FG (47%), 4-4 FT (100%), 5 threes, 27 Pts, 3 Reb, 2 Ast, 1 TO

Waiver-Wire Watch:

Anthony Parker, Ramon Sessions, Chuck Hayes, Spencer Hawes, Drew Gooden, Leandro Barbosa, Josh McRoberts, Jordan Crawford, Maurice Evans, Tony Allen


Jermaine O’Neal (knee): he’ll play tonight

Troy Murphy (ankle): didn’t practice Wednesday; monitor his status

Stephen Jackson (hamstring): tweaked his hamstring last night; keep an eye on him, as a shutdown is very possible

Tyrus Thomas (knee): day-to-day

Joakim Noah (ankle): day-to-day

Kenyon Martin (flu): day-to-day

Arron Afflalo (hamstring): expected to return Friday

Will Bynum (personal): day-to-day

Mike Miller (knee): day-to-day

Ronny Turiaf (ankle): day-to-day

Tim Duncan (ankle): monitor his status; he could have a timeline by the end of the week

Manu Ginobili (quad): monitor his status

Antonio McDyess (back): will return tonight

Tony Parker (knee): ditto

Jose Calderon (hamstring): day-to-day

Andrei Kirilenko (knee): won’t play Friday

Devin Harris (hamstring): ditto

Raja Bell (foot): ditto

Ronnie Price (calf): ditto

Nick Young (knee): day-to-day

Monta Ellis (ankle): monitor his status

Larry Sanders (back): day-to-day

Samuel Dalembert (ribs): day-to-day