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Heat's Goran Dragic (knee) expected to play on Monday

Miami Heat point guard Goran Dragic (knee) is expected to be active for Sunday's game against the Los Angeles Lakers.

What It Means:

After sitting out Saturday's game for rest purposes, Dragic is expected to play in tomorrow's game against the Lakers. In his usual role as a starter, our models project Dragic to play 32.5 minutes on Monday.

numberFire's models project Dragic for 30.4 FanDuel points against the Lakers.

Source: Anthony Chiang

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Miami's Hassan Whiteside (personal) listed as out for Monday

Miami Heat center Hassan Whiteside (personal) will not play in Monday's game against the Los Angeles Lakers.

What It Means:

Whiteside will miss his third consecutive game after leaving the team last week to attend to the birth of his first child. Expect Miami to give big minutes to Bam Adebayo and Kelly Olynk until Whiteside can return.

Whiteside is currently averaging 13.5 points per game this season.

Source: Anthony Chiang

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Minnesota's Robert Covington (knee) listed as probable for Monday's game against Golden State

Minnesota Timberwolves forward Robert Covington (knee) is expected to play in Monday's game against the Golden State Warriors.

What It Means:

Covington missed Saturday's game with a sore right knee but will likely play tomorrow against the Warriors. In his usual role as a starter, our models project Covington to play 31.9 minutes.

numberFire's models project Covington for 26.5 FanDuel points against Golden State.

Source: Minnesota Timberwolves

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Knicks' Allonzo Trier (hamstring) ruled out on Sunday

New York Knicks guard Allonzo Trier will not play against the Charlotte Hornets on Sunday.

What It Means:

Trier will not play on Sunday after suffering a hamstring injury in yesterday's game against the Nets. Expect the Knicks to give more minutes to Courtney Lee tonight.

Trier is currently averaging 18.2 FanDuel points per game this season.

Source: Adam Zagoria

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Derrick White starting for the Spurs on Sunday

San Antonio Spurs point guard Derrick White will start against the Utah Jazz on Sunday.

What It Means:

With Dante Cunningham ruled out on Sunday, White will join the starting unit against the Jazz. In his new starting role, our models project White to play 26.3 minutes against Utah.

numberFire's models project White for 19.2 FanDuel points at the cost of $4,200.

Source: Paul Garcia

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San Antonio's Davis Bertans (personal) ruled out on Sunday

San Antonio Spurs forward Davis Bertans (personal) will not play in Sunday's game against the Utah Jazz.

What It Means:

Bertans will miss tonight's game after being ruled out due to personal reasons. Expect the Spurs to give a lot of playing time to Rudy Gay and Derrick White.

Our models project Gay and White for 26.6 and 17.3 FanDuel points respectively against the Jazz.

Source: Paul Garcia

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Raptors move Jonas Valanciunas to the bench on Sunday

Toronto Raptors center Jonas Valanciunas will not start against the Milwaukee Bucks on Sunday.

What It Means:

Valanciunas will play with the second unit on Sunday after Serge Ibaka received the start at center against the Bucks. In a role off the bench, our models project Valanciunas to play 19.1 minutes against Milwaukee.

numberFire's models project Valanciunas for 24.7 FanDuel points at the cost of $5,100.

Source: Toronto Raptors

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Toronto starting Serge Ibaka at center on Sunday

Toronto Raptors center Serge Ibaka will start against the Milwaukee Bucks.

What It Means:

Ibaka will join the starting lineup for Sunday's game against the Bucks after playing off the bench on Friday. In a role with the first unit, our models project Ibaka to play 29.0 minutes against Milwaukee.

Our models project Ibaka for 29.1 FanDuel points at the cost of $6,700.

Source: Toronto Raptors

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Warriors' Draymond Green (toe) expected to play in Monday's game against Minnesota

Golden State Warriors forward Draymond Green (toe) will play against the Minnesota Timberwolves on Monday.

What It Means:

After missing 11 games due to a toe injury, Green will make his return to the court tomorrow against the Timberwolves. Despite the long absence, head coach Steve Kerr said he does not expect Green to be restricted on Monday.

Green is currently averaging 31.1 FanDuel points per game this season.

Source: Logan Murdock

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Update: New Orleans' E'Twaun Moore (leg) active on Sunday

New Orleans Pelicans guard E'Twaun Moore will play on Sunday against the Detroit Pistons.

What It Means:

Moore will play on Sunday despite suffering a lower leg strain in pregame warmups. The New Orleans' guard is currently averaging 14.4 points per game this season.

Our models project Moore for 17.7 FanDuel points against the Pistons

Source: Jim Eichenhofer

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