9:44 PM EST, Mon January 16, 2017

Fantasy Update

5 hours ago
NumberFire
Miami Heat guard/forward Josh Richardson (foot) will be sidelined for at least the next two weeks. What It Means: With Richardson out, Dion Waiters could provide some solid short-term value. Richardson has been sidelined since January 6, but he's a recommended hold for those who can afford the dead spot. Miami plays again on Tuesday against the Houston Rockets. Waiters is averaging 10.5 points, 7.0 assists, 2.5 rebounds, 1.0 steals and 1.0 3-pointers in Miami's last two contests. Out of 451 NBA players, Waiters ranks 443rd with a -3.6 nERD, while Richardson is only a few spots...
Jan 15, 2017
NumberFire
Miami Heat guard Josh Richardson (foot) is not close to a return, as coach Erik Spoelstra said his return to action can be measured in weeks, not days. What It Means: Richardson has not played since January 6, missing three games, with a sprained foot and looks likely to be out quite a bit longer. He is improving every day but is still in a walking boot and is not expected to practice all this week. Dion Waiters has played over 30 minutes of both of the last two games and is worth a look in deeper leagues. Waiters has averaged 10.5 points, 2.5 rebounds, and 7.0 assists per game...
Jan 14, 2017
Rotoworld
Dion Waiters feels healthy and is confident he will snap out of his recent slump.
NumberFire 5 hours ago

Josh Richardson will miss at least two weeks for Heat

Miami Heat guard/forward Josh Richardson (foot) will be sidelined for at least the next two weeks. What It Means: With Richardson out, Dion Waiters could provide some solid short-term value. Richardson has been sidelined since January 6, but he's a recommended hold for those who can afford the dead spot. Miami plays again on Tuesday against the Houston Rockets. Waiters is averaging 10.5 points, 7.0 assists, 2.5 rebounds, 1.0 steals and 1.0 3-pointers in Miami's last two contests. Out of 451 NBA players, Waiters ranks 443rd with a -3.6 nERD, while Richardson is only a few spots...
NumberFire Jan 15, 2017

Josh Richardson not expected back anytime soon for Miami

Miami Heat guard Josh Richardson (foot) is not close to a return, as coach Erik Spoelstra said his return to action can be measured in weeks, not days. What It Means: Richardson has not played since January 6, missing three games, with a sprained foot and looks likely to be out quite a bit longer. He is improving every day but is still in a walking boot and is not expected to practice all this week. Dion Waiters has played over 30 minutes of both of the last two games and is worth a look in deeper leagues. Waiters has averaged 10.5 points, 2.5 rebounds, and 7.0 assists per game...
Rotoworld Jan 14, 2017

Waiters confident he will snap out of slump - Dion Waiters (G) Miami Heat

Dion Waiters feels healthy and is confident he will snap out of his recent slump.

Dion Waiters keeps level head during frustrating first season with Heat

The mornings are what keep Heat guard Dion Waiters focused on the positives. Things haven't gone as expected since he was acquired last offseason. By now, Waiters was supposed to be resurrecting his career in Miami. Injuries have slowed the process, but he is remaining patient. After all, this...
NumberFire Jan 12, 2017

Josh Richardson is doubtful for Friday as Heat take on Bucks

Miami Heat guard/forward Josh Richardson (foot) is listed as doubtful for Friday's game against the Milwaukee Bucks. What It Means: Richardson was playing really well before getting hurt, but he is in a walking boot still, so it looks like he will be out Friday. Dion Waiters will likely take on a larger role and Rodney McGruder should pick up some minutes while Richardson is out. In his second season, Richardson is averaging 11.2 points, 3.3 rebounds and 2.8 assists over 31.3 minutes per game. He owns a .466 effective field goal percentage and a nERD of...

Dion Waiters on getting back into Heat starting lineup

Dion Waiters on getting back into Heat's starting lineup and where his game stands.
NumberFire Jan 9, 2017

Miami's Josh Richardson (foot) seen in walking boot

Miami Heat guard/forward Josh Richardson (sprained left foot) was spotted wearing a full walking boot on Monday. What It Means: Richardson tried playing through an injury that allegedly occurred on December 30, which only worsened the pain. An MRI fortunately didn't reveal any structural damage, but head coach Erik Spoelstra admitted that Richardson is unlikely to play on Tuesday against the Golden State Warriors. Goran Dragic will see a bump in usage while Wayne Ellington and Dion Waiters should receive more minutes. Richardson is averaging 11.2 points, 3.3 rebounds, 2.8...
NumberFire Jan 8, 2017

Josh Richardson is out Sunday for Miami

Miami Heat guard/forward Josh Richardson (sprained left foot) and forward Luke Babbitt (illness) will not play Sunday against the Los Angeles Clippers. What It Means: Richardson's injury is not as serious as originally thought, but he will sit out Sunday along with Babbitt. Wayne Ellington and Dion Waiters will be interesting value plays Sunday without Richardson, while James Johnson should continue to see heavy minutes at all three frontcourt positions. Our models project Johnson for 15.2 points, 6.6 rebounds, 3.2 assists, 1.0 steals and 1.2 blocks over 33.4 minutes against...
NumberFire Jan 8, 2017

Heat list Josh Richardson as questionable for Sunday

Miami Heat guard Josh Richardson (foot) is officially listed as questionable for Sunday's game against the Los Angeles Clippers. What It Means: A report from ESPN on Saturday said that Richardson won't play, so it looks like he is trending closer to doubtful. If he is indeed out on Sunday, Wayne Ellington and Dion Waiters are both very intriguing DFS options. Our models project Ellington for 11.8 points, 2.2 rebounds and 1.6 assists over 29.8 minutes against the Clippers. Source: Rotoworld.com
NumberFire Jan 5, 2017

Dion Waiters (groin) plays 10 mins in return for Miami

Miami Heat guard/forward Dion Waiters (groin) played 10 minutes off the bench, racking up 4 points, 1 assist, 1 rebound and 3 turnovers in his return to action on Wednesday. What It Means: The groin injury has kept Waiters on the sidelines since November 26, and while he is being eased back into the lineup, it shouldn't be too long before he's back to his usual role. Before the injury, he was averaging 14.2 points, 3.9 assists and 3.4 rebounds in 31.8 minutes per game this season. Waiters had put together a pretty rough start to the season before the injury, and was on pace for...
NumberFire Jan 5, 2017

Dion Waiters (groin) logs 10 minutes in return for Miami

Miami Heat guard/forward Dion Waiters (groin) played 10 minutes off the bench, racking up four points, an assist, one rebound and three turnovers in his return to action on Wednesday. What It Means: The groin injury has kept Waiters on the sidelines since November 26, and while he is being eased back into the lineup, it shouldn't be too long before he's back to his usual role. Before the injury, he was averaging 14.2 points, 3.9 assists and 3.4 rebounds in 31.8 minutes per game this season. Waiters had put together a pretty rough start to the season before the injury, and was...

Next challenge for Heat is finding role for Waiters in crowded backcourt

Wednesday represented a small step for Dion Waiters, which probably is the recommended approach after missing 20 games with a groin injury. Next comes the question of how coach Erik Spoelstra is going to work the attack-minded guard back into a Miami Heat backcourt a rotation that also features...
FOX Sports Jan 5, 2017
Heat's Dion Waiters says it felt good to be back on court

Heat's Dion Waiters says it felt good to be back on court

Miami Heat guard Dion Waiters discusses his return to the court after missing 20 games due to a groin injury.

Dion Waiters says he's glad to be back

Dion Waiter said the Kings game was a good first step back.

Hassan Whiteside to rejoin Heat on trip; Dion Waiters returns

Amid all that has gone wrong for the Miami Heat, including Wednesday's devastating revelation of Justise Winslow requiring shoulder surgery that likely will sideline him for the season, there actually was encouraging news on the team' injury front. Center Hassan Whiteside, who has been out since...

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