Player News - Hawks

Date: Team: Pos:

Dewayne Dedmon (personal) will not play Thursday against the Nuggets.

It'l be his third game out of the lineup, but coach Lloyd Pierce said before the road trip that Dedmon was going to miss some time on this trip. Alex Len will continue to get the start and he's coming off a 32-minute, 14-point Tuesday game in Oakland. Miles Plumlee will back him up against his brother Mason.
Nov 14 - 4:55 PM

Taurean Prince hit 8-of-14 shots and 4-of-7 3-pointers for 22 points, four rebounds and four assists in 39 minutes of Tuesday's loss to the Warriors.

Prince, who had really been struggling and annoying his fantasy owners, had 23 points, seven boards, two steals and five 3-pointers on Sunday against the Lakers, putting his two-game averages at 22.5 points, 5.5 rebounds, 2.0 steals and 4.5 3-pointers while hitting 17-of-27 shots. Hopefully the early-season slump is behind him and Prince will be ready to roll going forward.
Nov 14 - 1:07 AM

Omari Spellman started on Tuesday, but you wouldn't know it by looking at the box score, as he missed all three of his shots and finished with zero points, three rebounds, one turnover and nothing else in just 14 minutes.

Spellman posted back-to-back double-doubles on Wednesday and Friday, but hit just 1-of-7 shots for two points, eight boards, and a block on Sunday against the Lakers. He was teasing fantasy owners with his strong play of late, but fell back to earth tonight. And with John Collins apparently nearing a return, Spellman's odds for continued fantasy success are dwindling quickly.
Nov 14 - 1:03 AM

Trae Young struggled against Quinn Cook on Tuesday, hitting just 2-of-12 shots and missing all five of his 3-pointers for a career-low four points. He also had five rebounds, nine assists and three steals, to go with just three turnovers in a 110-103 loss to the Warriors.

This was Young's first NBA game in single-digit scoring and he just never got it going tonight. He's off to a pretty great start to his NBA career, but it will come with some growing pains, which we saw tonight. This is a really tough week for the rookie, as the Hawks still have to play at Denver and at Indy before it's over, and Young will try to start a new double-digit scoring streak against the Nuggets on Thursday night. He's double-doubled in four of his last seven games.
Nov 14 - 12:59 AM

Dewayne Dedmon (personal) will not suit up for Tuesday's game against the Warriors.

This will be the second missed game in a row for Dedmon, which will translate to more minutes for Alex Len. It's unclear if he'll rejoin the team for the remaining three games of this road trip, so he should be left on the bench in weekly settings.
Nov 12 - 7:29 PM

Kent Bazemore swiped a season-high five steals in a losing effort on Sunday, adding 21 points, three 3-pointers, four rebounds, three assists and one block.

Bazemore made 7-of-12 field goals and 4-of-4 free throws tonight, justifying his ownership in all but the shallowest leagues. There's some downside for his fantasy outlook as a seventh-year player on a team with a 3-10 record, and the guaranteed $19.3 million he's owned next season could prohibit any trades. Guys like Kevin Huerter and DeAndre Bembry could cut into his workload as the season progresses, but he needs to be active until/unless that happens.
Nov 12 - 12:52 AM

Trae Young hit 8-of-18 shots and 4-of-8 3-pointers for 20 points, two rebounds, 12 assists, a steal and a block with just four turnovers in 35 minutes of Sunday's 107-106 loss to the Lakers.

Young caught fire in the fourth quarter, scoring 11 of his 20 points, but Luke Walton pulled Lonzo Ball and put Brandon Ingram on Young, forcing him into an airball from deep and a turnover, and then Young's potential game-winning runner was blocked by Tyson Chandler to steal the win for the Lakers. Young is operating with an undermanned squad and averaging 18.6 points, 4.0 rebounds, 10.0 assists and 1.4 3-pointers on 42 percent shooting over his last five games. If you can live with the poor shooting and turnovers, he's playing at a pretty high level for the Hawks right now. He has five double-doubles in 13 games, and four of them have come in his last six games.
Nov 12 - 12:14 AM

Alex Len had 17 points on 8-of-16 shooting, 11 rebounds, one 3-pointer, one assist and one steal in 27 minutes during a tough loss in L.A. on Sunday.

Dewayne Dedmon (personal) was out tonight which helped Len's cause, but he was solid and turned in his highest-scoring game of the month. Len was inconsistent even while Dedmon was injured to begin the season, though, so this doesn't really have lasting implications -- just be grateful if you had him active in season-long or DFS tonight.
Nov 12 - 12:09 AM

Taurean Prince hit 9-of-13 shots and 5-of-8 3-pointers for 23 points, seven rebounds, one assist, two steals and five turnovers in 35 minutes of Sunday's tough 107-106 loss to the Lakers.

Prince has been struggling with his shot lately and scored just six points in 22 minutes on Friday, so Sunday's big line was a welcomed performance. Coming into the night he was shooting just 39 percent, but that number is going up after tonight's 9-of-13 shooting display. And with John Collins possibly returning sooner than later, some space may be about to be cleared for Prince to operate in. He's been a bit frustrating to own thus far, but if you were about to give up hope, Prince simply has to be kept after this stat line. The Hawks have lost four in a row and have a very difficult week on the road at Golden State, Denver and Indy, but Prince has a prime opportunity to keep it going. If a frustrated owner dumped him, go get him.
Nov 12 - 12:06 AM

Dewayne Dedmon (personal) will not play Sunday against the Lakers.

Coach Lloyd Pierce said that Dedmon was not going to play for some of the action on the road trip, so Dedmon won't be out there to start it. With him out, that should put Miles Plumlee in the rotation while Alex Len will get a longer leash. This should help Omari Spellman and Alex Poythress a little, too.
Nov 10 - 7:21 PM

Trae Young scored 16 points with four rebounds, five assists and six turnovers in 23 minutes against the Pistons on Friday during a 124-109 loss.

He didn't get a chance to shine because his team gave up 74 points at half. Young was leading the NBA in passes received, he had a 31.5 usage rate over his previous three, and he had an elite time of possession of 7.3 minutes per game. He'll be brutal in efficiency, but the usage makes him a viable DFS play most nights or as a points-league option.
Nov 9 - 10:14 PM

Omari Spellman scored 14 points with 10 rebounds, one steal and two 3-pointers in 27 minutes against the Pistons on Friday.

The Hawks were blown out, but it wasn't because of Spellman. It was his first real test and he did a fine job on Blake Griffin while producing on the offensive side. Spellman should have around 30 minutes until John Collins (ankle) gets back, so he could be worth a look if you're in search of a power forward.
Nov 9 - 10:10 PM

DeAndre Bembry scored eight points with three rebounds and one turnover in 17 minutes against the Pistons on Friday.

He moved back to the bench with Taurean Prince starting after a minor ankle issue. Bembry has seen some point guard minutes and he does fit in a slew of lineup combinations, but he won't have enough value in most leagues while the Hawks are healthy. If anything happened to perimeter players, he could be a pickup.
Nov 9 - 10:05 PM

Taurean Prince scored six points with five rebounds, two steals and one 3-pointer in 22 minutes against the Pistons on Friday.

The Hawks starters were run out of their own building on their new 50th anniversary floor. Prince still can't find a rhythm as a shooter and his usage is down a little because of Trae Young using a lot of possessions. Prince will get it figured out soon enough, so he could be a buy-low target.
Nov 9 - 10:01 PM

Kevin Huerter scored two points with six rebounds, three assists and no turnovers in 29 minutes against the Pistons on Friday.

The playing time was helped the Hawks getting blown out, but he has been in the rotation and there could be more changes coming with how poorly the Hawks are playing on defense. Huerter is only a stash in deep leagues.
Nov 9 - 10:00 PM


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