News: The Houston Chronicle reports that the Rockets signed guard Courtney Fortson for the rest of the season on Tuesday. Fortson will give the Rockets some depth at point guard with Kyle Lowry (illness) out.
Analysis: Fortson has minimal Fantasy value even though he will remain with the Rockets. He is not worth using in the majority of leagues.
News: Recently signed Rockets guard, who was playing in the NBA D-League a week ago, scored 12 points off the bench in the Rockets 109-83 win over the Warriors on Thursday. Fortson scored his 12 points on 4 of 11 shooting, and he added a steal and two rebounds in the game.
Analysis: Fortson appeared previously with the Clippers this season, however the Rockets have picked him up while in need of help in the backcourt. Fortson averaged 17.0 points and 5.9 assists per game for Los Angeles' D-League team, however he is unlikely to continue receiving this kind of playing time and should not be viewed as a worthwhile Fantasy option.
News: The Rockets signed former Clippers guard Courtney Fortson to a 10-day contract on Saturday, according to the Houston Chronicle. Fortson averaged 17.0 points and 5.9 assists per game for Los Angeles' D-League team.
Analysis: Fortson was released by the Clippers at the end of January and will receive another shot at playing time in the NBA. The Rockets are in need of guard production, but Fortson was minimal upside and should not be viewed as a worthwhile Fantasy option.
News: According to the Los Angeles Times, the Clippers waived guard Courtney Fortson on Friday. he was signed on Jan. 16 and appeared in four games, averaging 4.3 points.
Analysis: Fortson had minimal Fantasy value when he was on the Clippers, so now that he isn't on a team there is no reason to pay attention to the young guard. Continue to ignore him in all formats.
News: Recently signed D-League call up Courtney Fortson made his NBA debut on Monday for the Clippers, playing nine minutes off the bench in a 101-91 victory over the Nets. The 23-year old will have to wait for his first NBA points, as he did not attempt a shot in his time on the floor, and had just a rebound and two assists in his nine minutes of action.
Analysis: The former Arkansas Razorback has impressed in the D-League, but he is unlikely to be anything more than the last guy off the bench for the Clippers for maybe a game or two until Chris Paul returns from a strained hamstring. Keep him on waivers in all formats.
News: With Chris Paul likely to miss at least one game with a strained hamstring, the Los Angeles Clippers have called up Courtney Fortson from the D-League. Fortson is a 5-foot-11 guard who has played for the Los Angeles D-Fenders, averaging 15.9 points and 5.2 assists in 17 games this season.
Analysis: The former Arkansas Razorback has impressed in the D-League, but he is unlikely to be anything more than the last guy off the bench for the Clippers for maybe a game or two until Paul returns. Keep him on waivers in all formats.