News: The Pistons have recalled rookie forward Vernon Macklin from the NBA Developmental League's Fort Wayne Mad Ants. Macklin averaged 14.5 points and 14.3 rebounds per game in 10 games with the Mad Ants.
Analysis: Macklin hasn't done much at all since being the 52nd overall pick in the 2011 NBA Draft, however with the season winding down, maybe he can earn a place in the rotation. Even if he does, however, it is very unlikely that Macklin will be able to have any Fantasy value moving forward.
News: The Pistons announced Sunday that they have sent rookie forward Vernon Macklin to the NBA Developmental league. Macklin appeared in just 19 games this season, scoring 26 total points. He will spend some time with the Fort Wayne Mad Ants.
Analysis: Macklin hasn't done much at all since being the 52nd overall pick in the 2011 NBA Draft. He had no Fantasy value prior to being sent down, and you can continue to ignore him in all formats.
News: Detroit rookie forward Vernon Macklin scored his first points in the second half the season on Saturday night. He got just over a minute of action against Memphis and hit his lone shot of the game. The Pistons would lose the game, 100-83.
Analysis: Macklin has seen action in three straight games for Detroit to start the second half of the season. All three outings have been blowouts, which is why Macklin's getting into games. The rookie out of Florida isn't getting enough playing time to warrant any Fantasy attention this season.
News: The Pistons signed F Vernon Macklin to a rookie contract on Friday. He was drafted out of Florida in the second round of the NBA Draft at No. 52 overall.
Analysis: Macklin could end up playing a role for the Pistons off the bench, but he has minimal Fantasy value even if he makes the final roster. Ignore him in all leagues on Draft Day.
News: The Pistons drafted Florida power forward Vernon Macklin in the second round of the NBA Draft at No. 52 overall. The Sports Xchange reports that Macklin will have to fight for a roster spot. His chances will improve if Jason Maxiell gets traded.
Analysis: We can see Macklin playing a role for the Pistons off the bench, but he has minimal Fantasy value even if he makes the final roster. Ignore him in all leagues on Draft Day.