4:07 PM EDT, Thu March 23, 2017

Fantasy Update

20 hours ago
numberFire
Detroit Pistons point guard Ish Smith will enter the starting lineup for Wednesday's game against the Chicago Bulls, sending Reggie Jackson to the bench. What It Means: Smith's arrow continues to shoot up, while Jackson's stock is reaching dangerous waters. In 21 starts this season, Smith has averaged 10.8 points, 6.4 assists, 3.1 rebounds and 1.0 steals per game. Prior to the lineup change, numberFire's metrics expected Smith to turn in 8.0 points, 2.7 rebounds, 4.8 assists and 0.8 steals in 23.1 minutes. He's averaging 29.6 minutes per game with the first unit this...
numberFire 20 hours ago

Ish Smith starting for Pistons, Reggie Jackson with second unit

Detroit Pistons point guard Ish Smith will enter the starting lineup for Wednesday's game against the Chicago Bulls, sending Reggie Jackson to the bench. What It Means: Smith's arrow continues to shoot up, while Jackson's stock is reaching dangerous waters. In 21 starts this season, Smith has averaged 10.8 points, 6.4 assists, 3.1 rebounds and 1.0 steals per game. Prior to the lineup change, numberFire's metrics expected Smith to turn in 8.0 points, 2.7 rebounds, 4.8 assists and 0.8 steals in 23.1 minutes. He's averaging 29.6 minutes per game with the first unit this...
numberFire Mar 2, 2017

Hawks' Dwight Howard stuffs the stat-sheet in win over the Mavericks

Atlanta Hawks center Dwight Howard went 5-of-5 from the field, scoring 14 points with 12 rebounds, 4 assists, 3 steals and 2 blocks in 32 minutes of action as the Hawks beat the Dallas Mavericks 100-95 on Wednesday. What It Means: Howard posted double-doubles in 8 of his 12 games in February, averaging 12.0 points, 12.9 rebounds, 1.3 assists, 1.3 blocks and 0.8 steals in 28.6 minutes per game on the month. Howard's 19.5 nERD was good for second among Hawks players in Wednesday's win, per numberFire Live. He leads the team and ranks 20th in the NBA with a nice 6.9 nERD on the...
numberFire Mar 1, 2017

Marcus Morris goes off for a career-high in Pistons' overtime win

Detroit Pistons forward Marcus Morris went 13-of-23 from the field on Tuesday, scoring a career-high 37 points to go with 8 rebounds and 6 assists in 42 minutes of action as the Pistons beat the Portland Trail Blazers 120-113 in overtime. What It Means: Morris has been producing well recently, and this was his second game with at least 35 points in February. He's averaging 18.1 points, 6.8 rebounds, 2.8 assists and 1.9 3-pointers in 35.5 minutes per game through 12 contests this month. Morris' 53.7 nERD was the highest mark among all the players in action on Tuesday, per...

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