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YESTERDAY'S PERFECT LINEUP

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SG J. Harden HOU $12,500 SALARY 4.2x VALUE 52.0 FP
PG K. Irving CLE $8,500 SALARY 6.5x VALUE 55.5 FP
SG B. Beal WSH $7,900 SALARY 4.4x VALUE 34.8 FP
PF S. Ibaka TOR $6,000 SALARY 4.5x VALUE 26.9 FP
PF M. Morris WSH $5,900 SALARY 6.4x VALUE 37.5 FP
SF O. Porter WSH $5,100 SALARY 7.0x VALUE 35.6 FP
C P. Gasol SA $5,000 SALARY 5.8x VALUE 28.9 FP
PG C. Joseph TOR $4,400 SALARY 10.3x VALUE 45.2 FP
SF P. Tucker TOR $3,300 SALARY 11.2x VALUE 36.9 FP
      $58,600 TOTAL
SALARY
  353.3 TOTAL
FP
PG/SG J. Harden HOU $10,900 SALARY 5.3x VALUE 57.8 FP
PG J. Wall WSH $10,400 SALARY 5.8x VALUE 59.8 FP
PG K. Irving CLE $8,300 SALARY 6.9x VALUE 57.3 FP
PF M. Morris WSH $5,600 SALARY 7.6x VALUE 42.5 FP
PG/SG C. Joseph TOR $4,000 SALARY 12.1x VALUE 48.5 FP
PF/C K. Olynyk BOS $4,000 SALARY 5.4x VALUE 21.5 FP
SF P. Tucker TOR $3,600 SALARY 11.5x VALUE 41.5 FP
SG/SF K. Korver CLE $2,900 SALARY 10.3x VALUE 29.8 FP
      $49,700 TOTAL
SALARY
  358.5 TOTAL
FP
PG J. Wall WSH $51 SALARY 1.1x VALUE 54.6 FP
PG K. Irving CLE $40 SALARY 1.4x VALUE 56.5 FP
SF O. Porter WSH $23 SALARY 1.6x VALUE 36.1 FP
PF M. Morris WSH $21 SALARY 1.8x VALUE 38.5 FP
SG E. Gordon HOU $16 SALARY 1.9x VALUE 30.1 FP
C P. Gasol SA $15 SALARY 1.9x VALUE 28.9 FP
PG C. Joseph TOR $15 SALARY 3.1x VALUE 45.7 FP
SF P. Tucker TOR $11 SALARY 3.5x VALUE 38.9 FP
      $192 TOTAL
SALARY
  329.3 TOTAL
FP

Player News

Celtics looking to improve frontcourt in offseason

The Boston Celtics are "focused on landing an All-Star caliber talent in the frontcourt," according to A. Sherrod Blakely of CSNNE.

What It Means:

According to the report, the Celtics may try to go after the Los Angeles Clippers' Blake Griffin, the Utah Jazz's Gordon Hayward or another target. The Celtics have some cap space along with a litany of draft picks, including the top pick in June. After getting thumped in the playoffs, Boston could make a move.

Hayward finished the season averaging a career-high 21.9 points to go with 5.3 rebounds, 3.5 assists and 1.0 steals per game. He ranked second among Jazz players and 15th in the NBA with a 12.0 nERD.

Clippers expected to re-sign Blake Griffin (toe)

The Los Angeles Clippers are "widely regarded as strong favorites" to retain forward/center Blake Griffin (toe), according to ESPN's Marc Stein.

What It Means:

Point guard Chris Paul is being courted by other teams, and his status might also affect Griffin's decision to stay with the Clippers. Griffin's durability has fallen off with only 35 games played in 2015-16 and 61 games in 2016-17 before a plantar plate injury ended his playoff run.

Griffin generated 7.6 nERD, the 26th-most among NBA players this season. He played 34.0 minutes per game when healthy this year, with per-game averages of 21.6 points, 8.1 rebounds, 4.9 assists, and 0.6 treys (a career-high).

Spurs looking into signing Clippers' Chris Paul in free agency

The San Antonio Spurs are "exploring the feasibility" of making a free-agent run at Los Angeles Clippers point guard Chris Paul, according to ESPN's Marc Stein.

What It Means:

If the Spurs do make a run at CP3, it likely means they'll have a really tough time bringing back Jonathon Simmons and some of their other veterans. The Clippers are still expected to bring CP3 back, and take the threat of the Spurs' pursuit "very seriously." It is important to note that the Spurs won't have the requisite cap space to make Paul a comparable offer unless they can clear some salaries off the books. Also, assuming the Clippers are willing to offer him a max contract, it's hard to imagine CP3 leaving $200 million in guaranteed money on the table.

Paul's 12.8 nERD was the 13th-most among NBA players in the 2016-17 season. He played a career-low 31.5 minutes per game this year, but had a career-high .555 Effective Field Goal rate.

Warriors' Matt Barnes does not plan to retire

Golden State Warriors guard/forward Matt Barnes said that he does not plan on retiring at the end of the season.

What It Means:

This is Barnes' 14th season in the league. He has played for nine teams. "I think I’ve still got a little bit left in the tank," Barnes said. "Obviously, I’d like to come back here and finish up here, but I feel like I’ve got another year or two left in the tank."

Barnes played in 74 games this year, seeing 24.0 minutes per game. He had an Effective Field Goal rate of .467, and turned in just 7.1 points, 5.5 rebounds, and 2.1 assists per game. His -4.2 nERD was 32nd-least among NBA players this year.

Isaiah Thomas wants to stay with Celtics

Boston Celtics point guard Isaiah Thomas reiterated his desire to stay in Boston, speaking with reporters on Friday.

What It Means:

"Boston's changed my career, changed my life. I would love to win championships here," said Thomas. General manager Danny Ainge and the Celtics have some tough decisions to make over the next year. Thomas has just one season left on his contract before becoming a free agent in the summer of 2018. Boston also has the first overall pick in this year's draft and is expected to take point guard Markelle Fultz, so the Celtics could consider trading him.

Thomas turned in the sixth-most nERD among NBA players this year, with 16.3. The six-year veteran had career-highs in Effective Field Goal rate (.546) and points per game (28.9) while playing 33.8 minutes per game.

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Celtics looking to improve frontcourt in offseason

The Boston Celtics are "focused on landing an All-Star caliber talent in the frontcourt," according to A. Sherrod Blakely of CSNNE.

What It Means:

According to the report, the Celtics may try to go after the Los Angeles Clippers' Blake Griffin, the Utah Jazz's Gordon Hayward or another target. The Celtics have some cap space along with a litany of draft picks, including the top pick in June. After getting thumped in the playoffs, Boston could make a move.

Hayward finished the season averaging a career-high 21.9 points to go with 5.3 rebounds, 3.5 assists and 1.0 steals per game. He ranked second among Jazz players and 15th in the NBA with a 12.0 nERD.

Clippers expected to re-sign Blake Griffin (toe)

The Los Angeles Clippers are "widely regarded as strong favorites" to retain forward/center Blake Griffin (toe), according to ESPN's Marc Stein.

What It Means:

Point guard Chris Paul is being courted by other teams, and his status might also affect Griffin's decision to stay with the Clippers. Griffin's durability has fallen off with only 35 games played in 2015-16 and 61 games in 2016-17 before a plantar plate injury ended his playoff run.

Griffin generated 7.6 nERD, the 26th-most among NBA players this season. He played 34.0 minutes per game when healthy this year, with per-game averages of 21.6 points, 8.1 rebounds, 4.9 assists, and 0.6 treys (a career-high).

Spurs looking into signing Clippers' Chris Paul in free agency

The San Antonio Spurs are "exploring the feasibility" of making a free-agent run at Los Angeles Clippers point guard Chris Paul, according to ESPN's Marc Stein.

What It Means:

If the Spurs do make a run at CP3, it likely means they'll have a really tough time bringing back Jonathon Simmons and some of their other veterans. The Clippers are still expected to bring CP3 back, and take the threat of the Spurs' pursuit "very seriously." It is important to note that the Spurs won't have the requisite cap space to make Paul a comparable offer unless they can clear some salaries off the books. Also, assuming the Clippers are willing to offer him a max contract, it's hard to imagine CP3 leaving $200 million in guaranteed money on the table.

Paul's 12.8 nERD was the 13th-most among NBA players in the 2016-17 season. He played a career-low 31.5 minutes per game this year, but had a career-high .555 Effective Field Goal rate.

Warriors' Matt Barnes does not plan to retire

Golden State Warriors guard/forward Matt Barnes said that he does not plan on retiring at the end of the season.

What It Means:

This is Barnes' 14th season in the league. He has played for nine teams. "I think I’ve still got a little bit left in the tank," Barnes said. "Obviously, I’d like to come back here and finish up here, but I feel like I’ve got another year or two left in the tank."

Barnes played in 74 games this year, seeing 24.0 minutes per game. He had an Effective Field Goal rate of .467, and turned in just 7.1 points, 5.5 rebounds, and 2.1 assists per game. His -4.2 nERD was 32nd-least among NBA players this year.

Isaiah Thomas wants to stay with Celtics

Boston Celtics point guard Isaiah Thomas reiterated his desire to stay in Boston, speaking with reporters on Friday.

What It Means:

"Boston's changed my career, changed my life. I would love to win championships here," said Thomas. General manager Danny Ainge and the Celtics have some tough decisions to make over the next year. Thomas has just one season left on his contract before becoming a free agent in the summer of 2018. Boston also has the first overall pick in this year's draft and is expected to take point guard Markelle Fultz, so the Celtics could consider trading him.

Thomas turned in the sixth-most nERD among NBA players this year, with 16.3. The six-year veteran had career-highs in Effective Field Goal rate (.546) and points per game (28.9) while playing 33.8 minutes per game.

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Celtics looking to improve frontcourt in offseason

The Boston Celtics are "focused on landing an All-Star caliber talent in the frontcourt," according to A. Sherrod Blakely of CSNNE.

What It Means:

According to the report, the Celtics may try to go after the Los Angeles Clippers' Blake Griffin, the Utah Jazz's Gordon Hayward or another target. The Celtics have some cap space along with a litany of draft picks, including the top pick in June. After getting thumped in the playoffs, Boston could make a move.

Hayward finished the season averaging a career-high 21.9 points to go with 5.3 rebounds, 3.5 assists and 1.0 steals per game. He ranked second among Jazz players and 15th in the NBA with a 12.0 nERD.

Clippers expected to re-sign Blake Griffin (toe)

The Los Angeles Clippers are "widely regarded as strong favorites" to retain forward/center Blake Griffin (toe), according to ESPN's Marc Stein.

What It Means:

Point guard Chris Paul is being courted by other teams, and his status might also affect Griffin's decision to stay with the Clippers. Griffin's durability has fallen off with only 35 games played in 2015-16 and 61 games in 2016-17 before a plantar plate injury ended his playoff run.

Griffin generated 7.6 nERD, the 26th-most among NBA players this season. He played 34.0 minutes per game when healthy this year, with per-game averages of 21.6 points, 8.1 rebounds, 4.9 assists, and 0.6 treys (a career-high).

Spurs looking into signing Clippers' Chris Paul in free agency

The San Antonio Spurs are "exploring the feasibility" of making a free-agent run at Los Angeles Clippers point guard Chris Paul, according to ESPN's Marc Stein.

What It Means:

If the Spurs do make a run at CP3, it likely means they'll have a really tough time bringing back Jonathon Simmons and some of their other veterans. The Clippers are still expected to bring CP3 back, and take the threat of the Spurs' pursuit "very seriously." It is important to note that the Spurs won't have the requisite cap space to make Paul a comparable offer unless they can clear some salaries off the books. Also, assuming the Clippers are willing to offer him a max contract, it's hard to imagine CP3 leaving $200 million in guaranteed money on the table.

Paul's 12.8 nERD was the 13th-most among NBA players in the 2016-17 season. He played a career-low 31.5 minutes per game this year, but had a career-high .555 Effective Field Goal rate.

Warriors' Matt Barnes does not plan to retire

Golden State Warriors guard/forward Matt Barnes said that he does not plan on retiring at the end of the season.

What It Means:

This is Barnes' 14th season in the league. He has played for nine teams. "I think I’ve still got a little bit left in the tank," Barnes said. "Obviously, I’d like to come back here and finish up here, but I feel like I’ve got another year or two left in the tank."

Barnes played in 74 games this year, seeing 24.0 minutes per game. He had an Effective Field Goal rate of .467, and turned in just 7.1 points, 5.5 rebounds, and 2.1 assists per game. His -4.2 nERD was 32nd-least among NBA players this year.

Isaiah Thomas wants to stay with Celtics

Boston Celtics point guard Isaiah Thomas reiterated his desire to stay in Boston, speaking with reporters on Friday.

What It Means:

"Boston's changed my career, changed my life. I would love to win championships here," said Thomas. General manager Danny Ainge and the Celtics have some tough decisions to make over the next year. Thomas has just one season left on his contract before becoming a free agent in the summer of 2018. Boston also has the first overall pick in this year's draft and is expected to take point guard Markelle Fultz, so the Celtics could consider trading him.

Thomas turned in the sixth-most nERD among NBA players this year, with 16.3. The six-year veteran had career-highs in Effective Field Goal rate (.546) and points per game (28.9) while playing 33.8 minutes per game.

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