Fantasy NBA
Center Player Notes
For The Last 15 Days
 
Zaza Pachulia, C, MIL4/20/2015 10:28:00 PM
Description: Bucks center Zaza Pachulia received two technical fouls and was ejected in Game 2 of the Eastern Conference Quarterfinals against the Bulls.
Insight: Game 2 was chippy early as emotions were riding high. Pachulia got into a scrap with Nikola Mirotic, which led to one of the technicals. Chicago won, 91-82 and leads the series, 2-0.
Marc Gasol, C, MEM4/19/2015 10:44:00 PM
Description: Grizzlies center Marc Gasol nearly had a triple-double in the, 100-86, victory in Game 1 of the Western Conference Quarterfinals against the Trail Blazers on Sunday.
Insight: The game wasn't as close as the score indicates. At one point, Memphis led by 28. With the big lead, some of the Grizzlies starters didn't play long, but Gasol still played 39 minutes, scored 15 points, grabbed 11 rebounds and dished seven assists. He also had three blocks and a steal. Memphis has a, 1-0, lead in the series.
Al Horford, C, ATL4/19/2015 9:21:00 PM
Description: Hawks forward/center Al Horford dislocated his right pinky finger in the, 99-92, victory over the Nets in Game 1 of the Eastern Conference Quarterfinals on Sunday.
Insight: Horford left but did return to Game 1 and finished with 10 points and 10 rebounds. Atlanta led by 12 at the end of the third quarter, but the Nets comeback made things too interesting for the Hawks. For a team so dependant on all five starters, it will be interesting to see how Horford responds to this injury in Game 2.
Brook Lopez, C, BRK4/19/2015 9:14:00 PM
Description: Nets center Brook Lopez had a double-double in the, 99-92, loss to the Hawks in Game 1 of the Eastern Conference Quarterfinals on Sunday.
Insight: Lopez was 6-for-7, but Nets fans would probably like to see Lopez more invovled in the offense. Lopez was clearly the team's best player down the stretch and was the main reason the Nets made the playoffs. He finished with 17 points and 14 rebounds on Sunday.
Tyson Chandler, C, DAL4/19/2015 8:38:00 AM
Description: Mavericks center Tyson Chandler pulled down 18 rebounds during Saturday's loss versus Houston.
Insight: Chandler also had 11 points, two steals, one block, two turnovers, and shot 5-of-8 from the field and 1-of-2 from the line.
Dwight Howard, C, HOU4/18/2015 11:30:00 AM
Description: Rockets center Dwight Howard will have his minutes limit raised in the playoffs.
Insight: Howard can play 32 minutes per game in Game 1 of the series agains Dallas, according to Jonathan Feigen of the Houston Chronicle. Joey Dorsey will lose the minutes that Howard gains.
Joakim Noah, C, CHI4/18/2015 11:18:00 AM
Description: Bulls center Joakim Noah (knee) is probable for Game 1 of the Eastern Conference Quarterfinals Saturday against Milwaukee.
Insight: Noah (7.2 ppg, 9.6 rpg, 4.7 spg, 1.1 bpg) was a full participant in Friday's practice and should be ready to go.
Andre Drummond, C, DET4/15/2015 11:48:00 PM
Description: Pistons center Andre Drummond had a double-double in the season finale versus the Knicks.
Insight: Drummond was 7-for-12 from the field and had two blocks with a steal. He finishes the season averaging 13.7 ppg and 13.5 rpg.
Tyson Chandler, C, DAL4/15/2015 11:38:00 PM
Description: Mavericks center Tyson Chandler only took seven shots, but he still recorded a double-double in the season finale.
Insight: Chandler had 22 points and 15 rebounds in the, 114-98, victory over the Trail Blazers. He finishes the season with 10.1 ppg and 11.5 rpg.
Nikola Vucevic, C, ORL4/15/2015 11:24:00 PM
Description: Magic center Nikola Vucevic finished the season with a double-double against the Nets.
Insight: Vucevic had 26 points, 11 rebounds and five assists in the, 101-99, loss. He averaged 19.2 ppg and 10.9 rpg this season.
Enes Kanter, C, OKC4/15/2015 11:21:00 PM
Description: Thunder center Enes Kanter had 25 points and 15 rebounds in the, 138-113, victory over the Timberwolves on Wednesday.
Insight: Kanter had some nice numbers in Oklahoma City, averaging 18.4 ppg and 10.9 rpg, but the Thunder missed the playoffs. Kanter averaged 13.8 ppg and 7.8 rpg in Utah, so if he remains the team's starting center next season, Kanter should see an increase in value for next season.
Kelly Olynyk, C, BOS4/15/2015 11:00:00 PM
Description: Celtics center Kelly Olynyk came off the bench and scored 16 points in the, 105-100, victory over the Bucks on Wednesday.
Insight: Olynyk was 5-for-8, hitting four 3-pointers, with five rebounds, two assists and one steal in the victory.
Dwight Howard, C, HOU4/15/2015 10:58:00 PM
Description: Rockets center Dwight Howard had 14 points, eight rebounds and two blocks in the season finale blowout victory versus the Jazz.
Insight: Howard was very efficient, shooting 6-for-7 from the field. After resting some games this month, Howard should be ready to go for the playoffs.
Joakim Noah, C, CHI4/15/2015 12:10:00 PM
Description: Bulls center Joakim Noah (knee) will not play Wedesday against Atlanta.
Insight: He is expected to be ready for the playoff opener. Taj Gibson will start in the meantime.
Enes Kanter, C, OKC4/13/2015 10:54:00 PM
Description: Thunder center Enes Kanter had a double-double during Monday's win over the Trail Blazers.
Insight: Kanter recorded 27 points and 13 boards, along with one assist and two turnovers. He shot 13-of-20 from the field and 1-of-2 from the line.
Hassan Whiteside, C, MIA4/13/2015 10:04:00 PM
Description: Heat center Hassan Whiteside posted a double-double during Monday's win over the Magic.
Insight: He shot 10-of-14 from the field and 4-of-5 from the line for 24 points, 13 rebounds, five blocks, and two turnovers.
Brook Lopez, C, BRK4/13/2015 9:51:00 PM
Description: Nets center Brook Lopez finished with 13 points and eight boards during Monday's loss to the Bulls.
Insight: Lopez went 5-of-11 from the floor and 3-of-4 from the line, and also managed one block on the night.
Andre Drummond, C, DET4/13/2015 9:12:00 PM
Description: Pistons center Andre Drummond scored a team-high 20 poitns during Monday's loss versus Cleveland.
Insight: Drummond shot a solid 10-of-13 from the field, but went 0-of-5 from the line. He also had nine rebounds, three blocks, and one turnover.
Joakim Noah, C, CHI4/13/2015 7:01:00 PM
Description: Bulls center Joakim Noah (knee) will not play Mondau against the Nets.
Insight: The injury does not appear to be serious, so consider Noah questionable for Wednesday. Taj Gibson will start in Noah's place.
Tyson Chandler, C, DAL4/13/2015 12:08:00 PM
Description: Mavericks center Tyson Chandler will not play Monday night against Utah.
Insight: Dallas is locked into the seventh seed so will sit Monta Ellis, Chandler Parsons, Chandler and Dirk Nowitzki. Adjust your lineups accordingly.
Tim Duncan, F/C, SAN4/12/2015 9:44:00 PM
Description: Spurs power forward Tim Duncan recorded a double-double during Sunday's victory against the Suns.
Insight: It will be a sad day when Duncan decides to reture, but no matter what, the guy can still play. He finished with 22 points, 10 boards, four assists, two steals, two blocks, and one turnover. Duncan also shot 7-of-11 from the floor and 8-of-9 from the line in 26 minutes of action.
Andre Drummond, C, DET4/12/2015 6:09:00 PM
Description: Pistons center Andre Drummond pulled down 19 boards during Sunday's victory against the Hornets.
Insight: He shot 7-of-12 from the field and 1-of-3 from the line and finished with 15 points, four assists, two blocks, and one turnover to go along with his 19 rebounds.
Brook Lopez, C, BRK4/12/2015 5:25:00 PM
Description: Nets center Brook Lopez led the team in scoring during Sunday's loss versus Milwaukee.
Insight: The good news is that he led Brooklyn in scoring. The bad news is that Lopez scored just 12 points. He also managed 10 boards, two steals, one block, and one turnover.
Dwight Howard, C, HOU4/12/2015 12:41:00 PM
Description: Rockets center Dwight Howard will play on Sunday versus the Pelicans but not on Monday against the Hornets according to the Houston Chronicle.
Insight: Howard still isn't ready for back-to-back sets, so this isn't a surprise. Plan your lineup accordingly.
DeAndre Jordan, C, LAC4/12/2015 10:36:00 AM
Description: Clippers center DeAndre Jordan continues to dominate on the boards.
Insight: Jordan grabbed 16 rebounds versus the Grizzlies on Saturday. He also scored 16 points and wasn't a liability at the line, going 4-for-5. Jordan leads the league with 14.9 rpg.
Cole Aldrich, C, NYK4/11/2015 9:43:00 PM
Description: Knicks forward Cole Aldrich led New York with 19 points and 14 rebounds as the Knicks beat the Magic, 80-79.
Insight: Aldrich was 8-for-15 from the field with three assists, one steal and one block as well. Both the points and rebounds were a season-high. If Andre Bargnani misses another game, Aldrich could receive some attention in daily leagues.
Nerlens Noel, C, PHI4/11/2015 11:05:00 AM
Description: 76ers center Nerlens Noel left Wednesday's game with a sprained right ankle and will miss Saturday's game against Chicago.
Insight: The Sixers have always been very conservative with regards to playing with injuries, so don't expect him back on the court for a while, if at all this season.
Dwight Howard, C, HOU4/10/2015 10:56:00 PM
Description: Rockets center Dwight Howard recorded a double-double during Friday's loss to the Spurs.
Insight: Howard played 27 minutes and finished with 12 points, 14 boards, two assists, two seals, two blocks, and four turnovers. He shot 3-of-5 from the field and 6-of-9 from the line.
Tim Duncan, F/C, SAN4/10/2015 10:53:00 PM
Description: Spurs power forward Tim Duncan scored a team-high 29 points during Friday's 104-103 win over Houston.
Insight: He also blocked a James Harden layup attempt with under three seconds left to secure the win. Duncan shot 12-of-15 from the field and 5-of-8 from the line. He also had two assists, one steal, three blocks, and three turnovers.
Omer Asik, C, NOP4/10/2015 10:19:00 PM
Description: Pelicans center Omer Asik pulled down 18 rebounds during Friday's win against the Suns.
Insight: However, Aski had just three points on 1-of-5 shooting from the field and 1-of-2 shooting from the line.
Brook Lopez, C, BRK4/10/2015 9:54:00 PM
Description: Nets center Brook Lopez scored a team-high 26 points during Friday's victory against the Wizards.
Insight: He shot 12-of-22 from the field and 2-of-3 from the line. Lopez also had nine rebounds, ome steal, and one block. He has been fantastic over the past month and change.
Marcin Gortat, C, WAS4/10/2015 9:52:00 PM
Description: Wizards center Marcin Gortat had a huge game during Friday's loss to the Nets.
Insight: Gortat went 9-of-11 from the field and 3-of-3 from the line for 21 points, 16 boards. Gortat also managed one block and one turnover.
Al Jefferson, C, CHA4/10/2015 3:23:00 PM
Description: Hornets center Al Jefferson (knee) is not expected to play Friday against Atlanta.
Insight: Bismack Biyombo will start at center. Jefferson has chronic knee issues and has already missed three games so this isn't a surprise.
Hassan Whiteside, C, MIA4/9/2015 10:44:00 PM
Description: Heat center Hassan Whiteside posted a double-double during Thursday's loss to the Bulls.
Insight: He finished with 19 points and 16 boards, along with one block and two turnovers. Whiteside shot 9-of-15 from the field and 1-of-2 from the line.
Dwight Howard, C, HOU4/8/2015 10:34:00 PM
Description: Rockets center Dwight Howard posted a double-double during Wednesday loss to the Spurs.
Insight: Howard had 16 points and 11 rebounds in just under 22 minutes of action. He also posted one assist, one steal, and one turnover.
Nerlens Noel, C, PHI4/8/2015 10:24:00 PM
Description: 76ers center Nerlens Noel left Wednesday's game with a sprained ankle.
Insight: He did not return after playing 24 minutes, and should be considered day-to-day for now. Stay tuned.
Brook Lopez, C, BRK4/8/2015 9:58:00 PM
Description: Nets center Brook Lopez recorded a double-double during Wednesday's loss to the Hawks.
Insight: He shot 8-of-17 from the field and 10-of-10 from the line for 26 points, 10 boards, two assists, one steal, three blocks, and one turnover.
Andre Drummond, C, DET4/8/2015 9:41:00 PM
Description: Pistons center Andre Drummond went for 22 points and 14 boards on Wednesday night.
Insight: Drummond shot 11-of-19 from the field and also had one block and four turnovers.
Joel Embiid, C, PHI4/8/2015 10:50:00 AM
Description: 76ers center Joel Embiid will not play the rest of this season according to the Intelligencer.
Insight: Embiid is supposedly making progress even though a month ago it was reported he suffered a setback, but as expected he will not play this month. Embiid could be an interesting late draft pick next season, so follow his status through the summer.
Hassan Whiteside, C, MIA4/7/2015 6:44:00 PM
Description: Heat center Hassan Whiteside is expected to play on Tuesday against the Hornets according to South Florida Sun Sentinel.
Insight: It's worth noting, though, that coach Erik Spoelstra said he isn't sure how many minutes Whiteside will play according to Roto World. Plan accordingly.
Gorgui Dieng, C, MIN4/7/2015 4:21:00 PM
Description: Timberwolves center Gorgui Dieng will not play on Tuesday against Sacramento.
Insight: Dieng did not make the four-game trip due to a concussion. Justin Hamilton (30+ minutes the last two games) and Adreian Payne will see big minutes.
DeMarcus Cousins, C, SAC4/7/2015 4:04:00 PM
Description: Kings PF/C DeMarcus Cousins will not play in Tuesday's game against Minnesota.
Insight: Cousins is dealing with a sore foot and have a back-to-back set scheduled. He's posted 24 points and 20 or more rebounds in two of the last three games since missing a contest with Memphis. There are now a lot of shot opportunities available for the remainder of the team as Cousins averages over 18 shots per night.
Al Jefferson, C, CHA4/7/2015 1:33:00 PM
Description: Hornets center Al Jefferson (knee) is not expected to play until Friday at the soonest, according to Rick Bonnell of the Charlotte Observer.
Insight: That means missing Tuesday and Wednesday. There is still a chance Jefferson misses the remainder of the season. Bismack Biyombo will start at center.
Brook Lopez, C, BRK4/6/2015 9:21:00 PM
Description: Nets center Brook Lopez has continued to dominate the NBA in April as he scored 32 points with nine rebounds in the victory over the Trail Blazers on Monday.
Insight: Lopez was 15-for-25 from the field and four of his boards came on the offensive glass. He also had one assist, one steal and one block. Lopez is averaging 19.7 ppg and 10.0 rpg in four games this month after averaging 20.9 ppg and 9.1 rpg in March.