I was born and raised in Los Angeles, a city that is 47.5% Latino. A beneficial thing would’ve been to study the Espanol. I was a knuckle head, though. In many respects, I still am, but that’s a conversation for another day. You know who also lives in Los Angeles and does not speak the Espanol so well? None other than our Great Leader, Grey Albright. But, he’s no knuckle head. Maybe a cackle head. Anyways, if you don’t believe me about Grey’s Espanol skills, click HERE. Ok, enough about Grey. So, like I was saying. I live in Los Angeles and suck at the Espanol. Wouldn’t you know that my wife and I named our girl, Mira. I really didn’t think much about until we would be out in a public place and yell out her name, “Mira! Mira!” Why the hell is everybody looking at me? Why the hell am I writing about my non-Espanol skills? Well…..last night Uno Dos Trey Burke did this:

PTS REB AST STL BLK TOV 3PT FG FT
42 1 12 1 0 2 3/9 1*/31 1/1

A 40-burger!!! Too bad 40-taco or 40-burrito don’t really work. Trey played 41 minutes in a game that went to OT. The fact that Trey made three tres just makes my heart tickle. The Universe is dope sometimes. Anyways, Trey has always been able to ball. Earlier in his career with Utah, he was getting over 30 minutes of run a game and scoring close to 13 points, grabbing 3 boards, dishing out 5 dimes, and draining 1.6 downtowners. He was not an efficient shooter, though. 37% from the field and 32% from downtown. This season? 51% from the field and 39% from downtown. Now, the hilarious thing…..or disgusting if you are a Knicks fan…..is that Trey has been the best guard on the roster all season long, but Hornacek decided that Jarrett Jack gave NY the best chance to win. Ha! So, when the Knicks were trying to win, they played Jack. Now, that they are trying to tank, the Knicks are playing their best player at point guard.

Here’s what else I saw last night:

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Michael Beasley:

PTS REB AST STL BLK TOV 3PT FG FT
27 8 1 1 0 3 1/4 12/22 2/2

For those that wear contacts or glasses, you all know about the phoropter. I don’t even need to explain the device or link a pic. All I need to say is, “A or B….B or C….C or A.” For those of you that live life without contacts or glasses….screw you. Anyways, experiencing the phoropter is similar to owning Beasley. What’s the next lens going to be? Was A better or was B better? So much uncertainty and anxiety. 23 points one night, then 8 points the next.

Courtney Lee:

PTS REB AST STL BLK TOV 3PT FG FT
 2 1 0 0 0 0 0/2 1/5 0

Seriously. What happened to this dude? Did he log onto Ancestry.com and find out that he was related to Robert E?

Dwight Howard:

PTS REB AST STL BLK TOV 3PT FG FT
23 13 1 0 0 6 0/1 9/15 5/5

For the month of March, 20.4 points, 12.2 boards, 1.6 blocks, and 63% from the charity stripe. Fringe top 50 player for fantasy over that span.

Kemba Walker:

PTS REB AST STL BLK TOV 3PT FG FT
 31 2 7 0 0 3 4/12 11/21 5/5

Last five games: 31, 24, 46, 24, and 24 points. Stat padder. Just playing. Kemba is a top 20 player on the season for fantasy.

Nicolas Batum returned from injury and played 24 minutes.

PTS REB AST STL BLK TOV 3PT FG FT
 9 3 4 0 1 0 1/1 3/5 2/3

I wouldn’t trust him this week, though, as he probably won’t get a full allotment of minutes and the Hornets play a back-to-back this weekend.

Jeremy Lamb:

PTS REB AST STL BLK TOV 3PT FG FT
 12 6 6 0 0 1 2/4 3/7 4/4

Played 28 minutes. The return of Batum is baaaaaaaad for Lamb.

Willy Hernangomez:

PTS REB AST STL BLK TOV 3PT FG FT
12 5 1 1 1 0 0 5/7 2/2

REVENGE!!! I wish this game was in NYC. Anyways, Willy was freed for 17 minutes. Should continue getting minutes in the teens as long as Cody Zeller remains out.

Kyle Kuzma:

PTS REB AST STL BLK TOV 3PT FG FT
 20 11 1 0 0 3 2/6 8/15 2/3

Played 41 minutes. Born and raised in Flint, Michigan, Kuuuuuuuuuuuuuuz delivered for the home folk. Those folk have clean water yet? Seriously, that’s some BS. Anyways, I love Kuz. How many 6′ 9″ forwards can shoot from downtown, run the PnR, and baby hook it in the lane? I’m all about the Kuzmania.

Julius Randle:

PTS REB AST STL BLK TOV 3PT FG FT
23 11 1 1 0 5 0 7/13 9/10

Such a beast down low.

Wish he had a better J, though. Is something he’s going to have to develop. With that said, he’s a straight bully in the paint.

Brook Lopez:

PTS REB AST STL BLK TOV 3PT FG FT
 14 3 9 0 5 0 0/4 6/16 2/4

Does he stay or does he go? UFA after season’s end. Regardless, he’s making him some Mo Money Mo Money Mo Money right now.

Lonzo Ball:

PTS REB AST STL BLK TOV 3PT FG FT
15 8 11 2 0 2 1/1 7/8 0

At one point, was 6-of-6 from the field. Shots from downtown, step back Js after crossing over a defender, off the dribble to both the left and right, and a floater in the lane. He’s going to be a really good one. Just needs to develop the shot. The rest? Boards, dimes, and steals are all there.

Two bench players received 17 and 18 minutes respectively. The Lakers are essentially going with a seven man rotation.

Andre Drummond:

PTS REB AST STL BLK TOV 3PT FG FT
15 18 2 0 1 3 0/1 5/16 5/6

Just another Dre Day. For the month of March: 13.3 points, 16.3 boards, 2.3 blocks, and 1.3 steals.

Reggie Jackson:

PTS REB AST STL BLK TOV 3PT FG FT
20 5 3 0 0 1 2/6 9/22 0

Played 28 minutes, while Ish Smith played 20 minutes. RJax is fast and skilled with the ball. Unfortunately, that makes him a black hole.

Blake Griffin:

PTS REB AST STL BLK TOV 3PT FG FT
15 5 3 0 0 2 2/3 6/9 1/3

Ricky Lake Griffin made another appearance. Only played 24 minutes due to fouling out.

Anthony Tolliver:

PTS REB AST STL BLK TOV 3PT FG FT
 15 3 3 0 0 0 3/7 4/9 4/4

Played 28 minutes. The prior game, Tolliver played 26 minutes, shot 8-of-15 from the field, and scored 25 points. Not buying it. Wouldn’t shock me if he puts up a bagel next game.

Will Barton:

PTS REB AST STL BLK TOV 3PT FG FT
25 1 3 0 0 3 5/8 8/15 4/4

Played 36 minutes. Will the Thrill got the start at shooting guard with Gary Harris out. Another reason to tune into The WB.

Nikola Jokic:

PTS REB AST STL BLK TOV 3PT FG FT
14 7 4 1 1 2 1/2 4/14 5/6

The 76ers…cough cough….Joel Embiid has been tough on opposing centers. Made a Jokic of Nikola last night. Prior to that? KAT shot 3-of-15. Vuc shot 3-of-11. M Gasol shot 2-of-8. That’s a good Nugget, no?

Dario Saric:

PTS REB AST STL BLK TOV 3PT FG FT
20 6 3 0 0 3 3/7 7/14 3/3

Played 29 minutes. Oh, Mario with the D brought it last night…..leaving everyone satisfied.

Robert Covington:

PTS REB AST STL BLK TOV 3PT FG FT
18 6 2 1 1 2 4/8 6/11 2/2

The Lord giveth.

Joel Embiid:

PTS REB AST STL BLK TOV 3PT FG FT
 20 13 2 1 2 4 0/1 6/12 8/10

Who gonna sex Embiid? How many guys line up?

Ben Simmons:

PTS REB AST STL BLK TOV 3PT FG FT
7 13 11 0 1 1 0/1 3/8 1/2

Ben is so good that he could probably mess around without shooting.

Ersan Ilyasova:

PTS REB AST STL BLK TOV 3PT FG FT
 11 6 1 1 3 1 1/2 5/8 0/2

Played 24 minutes. Has carved out a nice little role for himself. 22-24 minutes a game, can score from downtown, grab some boards, dish out a dime or two, and get his 211 on.

Markelle Fultz:

PTS REB AST STL BLK TOV 3PT FG FT
 10 4 8 0 0 1 0 5/13 0

Played 14 minutes. The night was all about Fultz, though. The J looked better, he was grabbing boards, and dishing out dimes. The ability to get to the rim and put defenders in the spin cycle was on display. I’d imagine that the 76ers will want to get him up to speed for the playoffs, so elevated usage and minutes could be in the cards.

JaMycal Green:

PTS REB AST STL BLK TOV 3PT FG FT
 11 11 2 0 0 3 2/3 4/9 1/2

Played 40 minutes. Always a threat to double-dub, Green is averaging 0.8 in downtowners, dimes, and steals for the month of March. 8 is a lucky number in Chinese culture, so there’s that as well.

Dillon Brooks only played 19 minutes and scored 2 points. Uh, going the wrong way son.

Marc Gasol:

PTS REB AST STL BLK TOV 3PT FG FT
20 10 6 2 3 1 4/7 7/16 2/2

Played 34 minutes. Gasol is a good player, but KAT is 61st out of 80 in defensive real plus minus.

Wayne Selden:

PTS REB AST STL BLK TOV 3PT FG FT
 23 1 4 3 0 2 4/6 9/14 1/1

Played 26 minutes. I liked what I saw of Selden in the Summer League. He wasn’t even a blip on the radar to start the season, but then he became a thing. Unfortunately, he got injured and ceased being a thing. Now, he’s come back and looks to be a thing again. Please refer to the picture below.

The Grizzlies won 101-93.

 

 

 

 

 

Nemanja Bjelica:

PTS REB AST STL BLK TOV 3PT FG FT
 0 4 1 1 0 1 0/3 0/5 0

Played 22 minutes. Please refer to the picture above.

Jeff Teague:

PTS REB AST STL BLK TOV 3PT FG FT
 25 2 7 2 0 2 1/1 7/13 10/10

Nice bounceback game for Teague, after shooting 1-of-8 against Philly. Geez, is Philly going to win it all this year? Anyways, Teague played 42 minutes and is usually solid, yet unspectacular.

Ho hum…KAT with another double-dub (15/12). Ho hum…Wiggins again leading the Timberwolves in shot attempts with 17. He made five. Simply a travesty.

Al Horford:

PTS REB AST STL BLK TOV 3PT FG FT
19 9 7 1 1 1 3/4 7/12 2/2

All he needed was a little exposure to the Suns.

Jayson Tatum:

PTS REB AST STL BLK TOV 3PT FG FT
23 6 0 2 0 4 2/4 10/18 1/1

When’s the last time anyone has seen Jason Statham and Channing Tatum? No wonder Jayson Tatum is so freaking good.

Marcus Morris:

PTS REB AST STL BLK TOV 3PT FG FT
20 3 1 0 0 0 3/4 6/8 5/5

REVENGE!!!! Unfortunately, he injured his ankle and left the game early. Too much revenge.

Elfrid Payton:

PTS REB AST STL BLK TOV 3PT FG FT
0 1 3 1 0 1 0 0/1 0

Played 15 minutes. Played 15 minutes too long.

Tyler Ulis:

PTS REB AST STL BLK TOV 3PT FG FT
19 5 8 1 1 4 2/3 7/12 3/4

It’s a doggy dog world. Zero sum game. Someone’s suckitude is another man’s opportunity.

Josh Jackson:

PTS REB AST STL BLK TOV 3PT FG FT
 23 6 2 2 0 3 1/3 9/15 4/9

Played 39 minutes. The Sixth Jackson has been moonwalking over everyone. Dude looks legit. Keep in mind that Devin Booker could return soon, but JJ should continue getting big usage.

Dragan Bender:

PTS REB AST STL BLK TOV 3PT FG FT
 3 10 0 1 2 2 1/6 1/7 0

Played 34 minutes. Dragan has scored single digits in 17 of the past 18 games. He’s shooting 30% from the field. Yet….he’s getting over 30 minutes of run a game. Ahhhh…..my bad. I forgot they were tanking.

  1. Mr. Blast says:
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    Ayyyyyyyyy-O!

    Finals Flow!

    Snatched Durant this morning man. Crazy! I hope he plays..

    What do you think of these 2 moves

    Dumped Monroe (2 games left) for Felicio (4 games left)

    Dumped Chriss for KD?!

    I’ve now used 3 out of 4 of my moves for the week & its only Tuesday -_-

    • Son

      Son says:
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      @Mr. Blast: Ayyyyyyyyy-O!

      I like both moves. Good luck! Keep us updated, as we are living vicariously through you

  2. I just wanna Kawhi says:
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    Good Lord I think I’m losing my mind.

    So my opponent just lost felicio and love to injuries—an opportune time for my squad to catch up on categories such as FG 3PM and PTS. HOWEVER. McCollum and Payne decided to play the “I’m not gonna let you win” role. Jesus… These mufuckers shot a combined 4/26!!!! How can you get back from that!!!! I just couldn’t believe what I’m seeing… I’m only minus 4 in 3PM, and minus 24 in PTS.

    Just imagine if CJ just had a huge game, but unfortunately he did not. And add to that the fact that’s he’s only playing three times this week. I’m just so screwed right now.

      • I just wanna Kawhi says:
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        @Son:

        And also Harkless didn’t play. Ugh I guess this is the there goes my chip moment.

        • Son

          Son says:
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          @I just wanna Kawhi: Naw. Will just make hoisting the chip that much more rewarding.

          • I just wanna Kawhi says:
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            @Son:

            And Jabari with that 2/12 shooting… Not even reaching the .100 mark. I guess this is really it ma man. My boys sealed my fate as early as the second day. Twas a fun season.. Hope to see you again in the next… I’m signing out. Peace out brotha

            • Son

              Son says:
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              @I just wanna Kawhi: You made me Kawhi with laughter all season long! It was a pleasure. Have a good one and talk to you next season.

  3. Justin says:
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    9 cat league. Lowry has just one game left later in the week. Is it worth dropping him and grabbing someone off waiver that has: buddy hield (3 Games), Trey burke (2 games), Augustin (3 games),markief (3 games),

    • Son

      Son says:
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      @Justin: Yeah. That matchup with BOS is tough. Plus, volume is king right now. I like DJ the best. Couldn’t ask for a better slate of matchups: BKN, CHI, and ATL. Good luck! Bring home that chip!

  4. AJ says:
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    Oh man bad luck for Kevin Love Time to drop? Semi finals end Sunday

    • Son

      Son says:
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      @AJ: There’s gotta be someone else you could drop. What if you make the finals?

      • AJ says:
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        @Son: yea true that. All I really have is Quin Cook and Portis that don’t play today. I’ll try and hold on

        • Son

          Son says:
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          @AJ: Who’s available on the wire?

  5. AJ says:
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    For today there’s joe Harris, Henjoza, Troy Daniels, Hood, Belinali, Marvin Williams to name a few

    • Son

      Son says:
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      @AJ: Got it. So much depends on league and team context

      • AJ says:
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        @Son: yea it does down by 60 pts in this point league and I have Harden Draymond Green and Love ruff week so far have 6 moves left hopefully things turn around

        • Son

          Son says:
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          @AJ: Rough indeed. Still games left, so good luck my man.

          • AJ says:
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            @Son: Thanks preciate u

            • Son

              Son says:
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              @AJ: Likewise

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