News: The Thunder has waived Daniel Orton, Andy Rautins and Hollis Thompson Saturday, reports the Oklahoman.
Analysis: Rautins is not a player to be targeting in Fantasy. He is not expected to contribute at any point this season, no matter where he plays.
News: Second-year G Andy Rautins has signed with Lucentum Alicante in Spain for the upcoming season. Rautins was waived by Dallas last week after he was acquired in the sign-and-trade deal with New York for Tyson Chandler.
Analysis: Rautins played in five games with the Knicks last season and scored just eight total points. The former Syracuse standout should not be left untouched in all Fantasy formats for the 2011-12 season.
News:USA Today reports Saturday that Andy Rautins will head to Dallas as part of the Tyson Chandler sign and trade. Rautins might be bought out, however.
Analysis: The former Syracuse standout guard played in just five games with the Knicks last season. He has no Fantasy value at this time.
News: Playing for the Canadian national team in the FIBA Americas tournament, Knicks G Andy Rautins, suffered a broken nose. However, he was back on the floor the very next day playing against Uruguay.
Analysis: There had been some indication that Rautins may have suffered a slight concussion, but his quick return seemed to indicate that was not the case. Fantasy owners will not be targeting Rautins in Fantasy, however, given the limited playing time available to him.
News: Playing for the Canadian national team in the FIBA Americas tournament, Knicks G Andy Rautins, suffered a broken nose and a slight concussion. His status for the remainder of the tournament was left undetermined.
Analysis: Rautins should have plenty of time to heal by the time the NBA regular season comes around, but concussions are always tricky. Fantasy owners will not be targeting Rautins in Fantasy, however, given the limited playing time available to him.
News: New York rookie guard Andy Rautins had a "debridement" procedure to clean out his left knee on Tuesday and is done for the year, according to NorthJersey.com.
Analysis: Rautins, a second-round pick from Syracuse, played just 24 minutes in five games this year. That is not nearly enough court time to make him worth owning in any Fantasy format. He should not be owned in any format at this time and should not be on anyone's radar on Draft Day this fall.
News: To the delight of the Madison Square Garden crowd Monday, Knicks rookie guard Andy Rautins made his first appearance in 15 games against the Jazz. He entered the blowout midway through the fourth quarter, and knocked down a deep 2-pointer off of a screen soon after. Rautins finished the game with those two points on 1 of 2 shooting paired with an assist and a rebound in five minutes of playing time.
Analysis: The Knicks led 102-74 after three, and fans began chanting for the seldom-used Rautins, who got in midway through the final quarter. With the Big East tournament kicking off from the Garden on Tuesday, the Syracuse fans decided to catch their standout from last season's team. Though he got in and contributed a bit, Rautins only gets into games in extreme circumstances. He should be ignored in Fantasy play considering he's appeared in just five games.