Jae Crowder
Celtics' Jae Crowder: Drops season-high 25 points Sunday
Jae Crowder, SF, BOS
3/26/2017
News: Crowder contributed 25 points (8-13 FG, 3-5 3Pt, 6-7 FT), six rebounds, two steals, two blocks and one assist across 36 minutes during Sunday's 112-108 victory over the Heat.

Crowder has been a consistent scoring presence for the Celtics recently, scoring in double-figures for the sixth straight game Sunday. He also added a combined four steals and blocks for the second time over that stretch. That being said, he likely won't be putting up over 20 points in too many affairs considering he's the fourth option in the Celtics offense, averaging 9.9 field-goal attempts per game. On the plus side, he's improved his efficiency over last season, bumping up his field-goal percentage to 45.3 from 44.3, and his three-point percentage up to 39.7 from 33.6. Overall, Crowder's fantasy value will likely remain stagnant the rest of the way, barring a major shake-up in the Celtics' health or rotation.

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Amir Johnson
Celtics' Amir Johnson: Surprises with great all-around effort Sunday
Amir Johnson, SF, BOS
3/26/2017
News: Johnson contributed 14 points (6-6 FG, 1-1 3Pt, 1-1 FT), seven rebounds, five assists and two steals across 27 minutes during Sunday's 112-108 victory over the Heat.

Johnson did it all Sunday against a surging Heat team, making all of his shot attempts, rebounding well, setting up his teammates to score and being a defensive presence. He tied his season-high five assists and managed his best scoring effort since he dropped 14 points Feb. 8 against the Kings. As the Celtics look to boost their playoff seeding, they'll need Johnson to bring it every night as the starter at power forward next to center Al Horford. He'll look to have another impressive performance Wednesday against the Bucks.

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Giannis Antetokounmpo
Bucks' Giannis Antetokounmpo: Scores team-high 22 in Sunday's loss
Giannis Antetokounmpo, SF, MIL
3/26/2017
News: Antetokounmpo scored 22 points (8-14 FG, 0-2 3Pt, 6-10 FT) while adding eight rebounds and four assists in 37 minutes during Sunday\s 109-94 loss to the Bulls.

The 22-year-old is starting to heat up again, scoring at least 22 points in four straight games while averaging 27.5 points, 10.8 boards, 4.3 assists, 1.5 blocks and 1.0 steals during that stretch. Expect Antetokounmpo to continue producing at a high level as the Bucks try to hang onto a playoff spot.

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James Johnson
Heat's James Johnson: Provides all-around performance Sunday
James Johnson, PF, MIA
3/26/2017
News: Johnson tallied 20 points (7-17 FG, 0-4 3Pt, 6-7 FT), six assists, five rebounds, two blocks and one steal across 29 minutes during Sunday's 112-108 loss to the Celtics.

Johnson bounced back Sunday from subpar offensive performances over his past two games -- where he totaled 20 points on 6-of-23 shooting, five rebounds and four assists. With Dion Waiters (ankle) sidelined, Johnson has assumed a significant chunk of the ballhandling duties off the bench for the Heat and will likely continue to put up all-around two-way performances in Waiters' absence, making him a solid fantasy option in any format.

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Thaddeus Young
Pacers' Thaddeus Young: Goes cold from field in 13 minutes Sunday
Thaddeus Young, SF, IND
3/26/2017
News: Young finished with two points (0-7 FG, 2-2 FT), two rebounds, one assist, one steal and one block across 13 minutes during Sunday's 107-94 victory over the 76ers.

Young was awful from the field, and ended up only seeing 13 minutes as a result -- quite the dip from his season average of 30.2 minutes per game. While he managed to accumulate some other stats in limited action, coach Nate McMillan seemingly couldn't justify keeping him on the floor for an extended period of time. He'll look to bounce back against his former team Tuesday against the Timberwolves.

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Dario Saric
76ers' Dario Saric: Poor shooting performance Sunday
Dario Saric, PF, PHI
3/26/2017
News: Saric supplied nine points (3-15 FG, 1-6 3Pt, 2-2 FT), 10 rebounds and one assist across 28 minutes during Sunday's 107-94 loss to the Pacers.

Saric, who's shooting 46.5 percent from the field and 32.0 percent from three since the All-Star break, had a rare cold night shooting the ball. Even though he had a solid game on the glass, it doesn't quite make up for his shortcomings in the scoring department, especially for those who rostered him in DFS. He also failed to record a defensive statistic for the first time since March 3 against the Knicks. Overall, it's not what we've come to expect from Saric as of late, though it can probably just be chalked up as an outlier.

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Shawn Long
76ers' Shawn Long: First career double-double Sunday
Shawn Long, PF, PHI
3/26/2017
News: Long accumulated 15 points (7-13 FG, 0-1 3Pt, 1-3 FT), 10 rebounds, one assist and one steal across 23 minutes during Sunday's 107-94 loss to the Pacers.

Long made the most of teammate Jahlil Okafor (knee) being sidelined, dominating the boards and scoring efficiently in limited minutes. Since joining the 76ers, the undrafted big man has averaged 7.3 points and 4.0 rebounds across 11.0 minutes per game -- the equivalent of 25.0 points and 13.7 rebounds per 36 minutes. He could be worth keeping an eye on in deeper leagues, especially if he consistently begins to see 15 to 20 minutes per contest.

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Jimmy Butler
Bulls' Jimmy Butler: Double-double in Sunday's win
Jimmy Butler, SF, CHI
3/26/2017
News: Butler scored 20 points (8-13 FG, 1-1 3Pt, 3-5 FT) while adding 14 assists, six rebounds and three steals in 39 minutes during Sunday's 109-94 win over the Bucks.

It's his fourth straight double-double, with the last three featuring assists rather than rebounds as Butler continues to form a strong offensive connection with Nikola Mirotic. While Butler's distribution has been the most impressive feature of his recent production, he's also making an impact on the defensive end, racking up 15 steals over the last six games.

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Nikola Mirotic
Bulls' Nikola Mirotic: Ties season high with 28 in Sunday's win
Nikola Mirotic, PF, CHI
3/26/2017
News: Mirotic scored 28 points (11-14 FG, 6-9 3Pt) while adding eight rebounds and an assist in 35 minutes during Sunday's 109-94 win over the Bucks.

He's been on fire from three-point range recently, going 14-for-21 (.667) over the last three games and twice scoring 28 points to set and then match a new season high. Given the Bulls' lack of scoring options beyond Jimmy Butler, expect Mirotic to continue seeing plenty of touches for the remainder of the regular season.

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Corey Brewer
Lakers' Corey Brewer: Will start Sunday
Corey Brewer, SF, LAL
3/26/2017
News: Brewer will draw the start at small forward for Sunday's matchup against the Trail Blazers, Mike Trudell of Spectrum SortsNet reports.

With Brandon Ingram (knee) sidelined, coach Luke Walton will opt to insert Brewer into the starting five. In eight starts this season, Brewer is averaging 4.1 points, 2.3 rebounds and 1.1 assists across 19.4 minutes per game.

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