Daily Fantasy Basketball Recap: 1.6.12

Brandon Jennings, Jason Thompson

It was no double-nickel, but Jennings had himself a game last night. (AP Photo/Rich Pedroncelli)

Beast of the Night: Brandon Jennings posted 31 points, three rebounds, seven assists, five steals and six three-pointers last night in a loss to the Kings. He shot 52 percent (12-23) from the floor, 25 percent (1-4) from the free-throw line and had three turnovers. Jennings’ poor free-throw percentage remains his major weakness, but through the first six games of the season, he’s putting up top 70 numbers.

Lines for Discussion:

Chris Bosh: 14-27 FG (52%), 4-4 FT (100%), 1 three, 33 Pts, 14 Reb, 5 Ast, 2 Stl, 2 Blk, 7 TO; he remains an underrated fantasy asset

Richard Jefferson: 5-12 FG (42%), 3-3 FT (100%), 3 threes, 16 Pts, 7 Reb, 3 Ast, 1 Stl, 1 TO; RJ started strong last season, too — and we all remember how that turned out

J.J. Hickson: 2-5 FG (40%), 3-4 FT (75%), 7 Pts, 11 Reb, 1 Ast, 1 Stl, 1 Blk, 1 TO; his value might be boosted for the next few games, thanks to an injury to the Kings’ starting frontcourt

Tyreke Evans: 8-18 FG (44%), 9-9 FT (100%), 1 three, 26 Pts, 10 Reb, 5 Ast, 2 Stl, 1 Blk, 5 TO; his points, rebounds, assists, steals and threes are all down this season

Waiver-Wire Watch (four stars = must add; one star = keep an eye on him):

Terrel Harris: 9 Pts, 1 three, 14 Reb, 4 Ast, 2 TO (*)

Udonis Haslem: 14 Pts, 11 Reb, 1 Ast, 1 TO (***)

Mario Chalmers: 29 Pts, 3 threes, 7 Reb, 8 Ast, 3 Stl, 1 Blk, 4 TO (**)

Tracy McGrady: 14 Pts, 1 three, 7 Reb, 5 Ast, 1 Stl, 2 Blk, 1 TO (***)

Gary Neal: 12 Pts, 4 threes, 5 Reb, 1 Ast, 2 Stl, 3 TO (****)

Matt Bonner: 17 Pts, 5 threes, 6 Reb (*)

Rodrigue Beaubois: 4 Pts, 5 Reb, 1 Ast, 1 Stl, 3 Blk, 2 TO (**)


Derrick Rose (elbow): questionable tonight

Jason Kidd (back): monitor his status

Stephen Curry (ankle): out tonight, will be re-evaluated Saturday

Andrew Bogut (personal): could miss a few more games

Nene (foot): game-time decision tonight

Reggie Evans (foot): expects to play next week

Mike Bibby (foot): day-to-day

Nikola Vucevic (back): game-time decision tonight

Michael Redd (knee): about 10 days away from game action

Tracy McGrady (knee): questionable tonight

Chuck Hayes (shoulder): will miss 2-3 weeks

Rodney Stuckey (groin): game-time decision tonight

Andris Biedrins (ankle): didn’t practice Thursday; monitor his status

LeBron James (ankle): day-to-day

Dwyane Wade (foot): day-to-day

Mike Miller (hernia): aiming to return Tuesday

Luc Mbah a Moute (knee): day-to-day

Mike Dunleavy (groin): day-to-day

Anthony Tolliver (wrist, back): questionable tonight

Kris Humphries (shoulder): will play tonight

Deron Williams (ribs): ditto

Trevor Ariza (groin): will likely miss a few more games

Thabo Sefolosha (illness): questionable tonight

Thaddeus Young (hand): probable for tonight

Marcin Gortat (thumb): will play without a splint tonight

Manu Ginobili (hand): expected to miss 6-8 weeks after having surgery Thursday

Devin Harris (calf): practiced Thursday; monitor his status

Josh Howard (quad): ditto

For Tonight:

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