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Position
F
 
Jersey
21
Name  David West
Born  8/29/1980
Height  6-9
Weight  250
College  Xavier
4/15/2014 10:45:00 PM
Description: Pacers power forward David West (rest) will not play Wednesday, according to Scott Agness of pacers.com.
Insight: West will rest up for the postseason. The power forward averaged 15.4 ppg and 6.7 rpg over his final 45 games, compared to 12.2 ppg and 6.9 rpg the first 35.
 
4/13/2014 10:22:00 PM
Description: Pacers power forward David West had 21 points and six rebounds Sunday against the Thunder.
Insight: West has dropped from 17.1 ppg and 7.7 rpg last year to 14 ppg and 6.8 rpg in 2013-14 because he has played 1.5 fewer minutes per game.
 
4/9/2014 4:45:00 PM
Description: Pacers power forward David West (rest) will not play Wednesday, according to Candace Buckner of the Indianapolis Star.
Insight: All five starters are getting a breather. Luis Scola will start in West's place.
 
4/8/2014 8:27:00 PM
Description: Pacers power forward David West recently approached coach Frank Vogel about getting a night off to rest. He's considered questionable for Wednesday's game with Milwaukee. SOURCE: Scott Agness, Pacers.com
Insight: The Pacers looked totally gassed Sunday in an embarrassing 19-point loss to Atlanta. West played 38 minutes in that game, posting 13 points on 5-of-10 shooting. He hasn't missed a game all season.
 
Hot3/4/2014 9:35:00 PM
Description: Indiana forward David West led all scorers with 27 points Tuesday in a loss to Golden State.
Insight: West has produced at least 20 points in each of his last two games. It's only the second time he's done that this season. We'll see if he can keep the hot streak going Wednesday when the Pacers travel to Charlotte for a date with the Bobcats.
 
3/2/2014 8:38:00 PM
Description: Pacers power forward David West had 25 points, six rebounds, one block and one steal Sunday against the Jazz.
Insight: West has averaged 16.4 points, 6.2 rebounds and 2.5 assists his last 24 games.
 
Hot2/23/2014 9:08:00 AM
Description: Pacers power forward David West scored 30 points with seven rebounds, five assists and one steal Saturday at Milwaukee.
Insight: West bounced back from a 2-of-10 shooting performance Thursday at Minnesota and has averaged 18.1 points, 6.4 rebounds and 2.4 assists his last 14 games.
 
Hot2/18/2014 9:38:00 PM
Description: Pacers power forward David West has generated 20 ppg, 6.3 rpg, 1.0 bpg and 1.0 spg over his last six games.
Insight: Going back further, West has put 16.8 points and 5.9 rebounds per game on the board over his last 18 games. He had 17 points, six rebounds and two steals Tuesday against the Hawks.
 
Hot2/10/2014 10:05:00 PM
Description: David West shredded the Nuggets for 25 points Monday in a Pacers victory.
Insight: West is heating up. Over his last four games, West has averaged 22.8 ppg while shooting a mesmerizing 65 percent from the floor (39-for-60). Fantasy owners would be wise to have West in their lineups Wednesday against Dallas.
 
2/4/2014 10:00:00 PM
Description: David West led the Pacers with 22 points and ten boards Tuesday in a win against the Hawks.
Insight: With Lance Stephenson hurt and Paul George having a bit of an off-shooting night (6-for-16), Indiana needed a big game from West. Thankfully for the Pacers, that's exactly what they got. With West leading the way, Indiana was able to escape with a narrow 89-85 victory. The 22 points were West's most since January 24th against Sacramento.
 
2/4/2014 6:52:00 PM
Description: Indiana forward David West will be active for Tuesday's game in Atlanta. SOURCE: Candace Buckner, Indianapolis Star
Insight: West (13.0 ppg, 6.6 rpg) suffered a mild ankle sprain in Monday's win against the Magic. Last night's eight-point effort ended West's streak of five straight games with at least 15 points.
 
1/24/2014 4:20:00 PM
Description: Pacers power forward David West injured his hand in the first quarter on Wednesday, but played through it and it won't stop him from playing in Friday's tilt, according to beat writer Candace Buckner.
Insight: West's 11 shots-per-game is almost three less than last season and helps explain his five point-per-game drop in scoring this season.
 
1/23/2014 9:42:00 AM
Description: Pacers power forward David West injured his hand in the first quarter on Wednesday, but played through it.
Insight: It shouldn't be a problem, but fantasy owners should make sure he's had no further issues before installing him into their Friday lineup West's 11 shots-per-game is almost three less than last season and helps explain his five point-per-game drop in scoring.
 
1/19/2014 3:45:00 PM
Description: Pacers power forward David West will not be suspended for elbowing Blake Griffin in the face on Saturday night.
Insight: Instead, he'll be fined $15,000. West's 12.3 ppg average this season is his lowest since 2004-05. That was his second year in the league.
 
1/18/2014 9:33:00 PM
Description: Indiana forward David West was thrown out of Saturday's game for elbowing Blake Griffin.
Insight: He was given a flagrant 2. It's unlikely that West will have to serve a suspension though he could be facing a hefty fine. He finished the night with four points in 15 minutes of court time.
 
11/20/2013 10:40:00 PM
Description: Pacers power forward David West is only averaging 30 minutes, 11.4 points, 7.1 rebounds and 2.4 assists per game this season.
Insight: However, he's keeping his fantasy value up with 1.5 blocks and 1.1 steals per game. The power forward averaged 33 minutes, 17.1 points, 7.7 rebounds, 2.9 assists, 0.9 blocks and 1.0 steals last season, but the team added Luis Scola so it could scale back his minutes.
 
11/8/2013 9:32:00 PM
Description: Pacers power forward David West is averaging just 30.5 minutes and 11.2 points this season.
Insight: West averaged 33.5 minutes and 17.1 points last season. He's also shooting just 41.9 percent on 10.3 field-goal attempts per game so far after making 49.8 percent on 13.8 shots per game last season. Indiana acquired Luis Scola this summer to keep West's minutes down so look for West's averages to remain lower than last season, but he should improve from his current level once he finds his shot.
 
7/2/2013 2:49:00 PM
Description: David West has agreed to a three-year, $36 million deal to stay with the Pacers. SOURCE: Yahoo Sports
Insight: West struggled in his first year with Indiana (12.8 ppg, 6.6 rpg), but was much better in 2012-13 (17.1 ppg, 7.7 rpg, 2.9 apg, 1.0 spg, .9 bpg). West had told NBC Sports a few weeks ago that he couldn't see himself playing for another team and it looks like the team felt the same way. He'll help your fantasy team in many categories, except three-point shooting.
 
6/13/2013 8:07:00 PM
Description: According to the Pacers' official Twitter account, re-signing forward David West will be the team's top priority this offseason.
Insight: West struggled in his first year with the Pacers (12.8 ppg, 6.6 rpg) but was much better in 2012-13 (17.1 ppg, 7.7 rpg). West told NBC Sports a few weeks ago that he couldn't see himself playing for another team. All signs point to West returning to Indiana.
 
6/1/2013 1:28:00 PM
Description: Pacers power forward David West missed the morning shootaround due to an upper-respiratory infection, but is expected to be in the lineup for Saturday night's Game 6 against Miami.
Insight: West is averaging 16.3 ppg and 7.3 rpg through 17 playoff games and is an integral part of the Pacers' inside game along with Roy Hibbert.