Kings Have 2 Players Who Are on Injury List With Potentially 49 Minutes Available to Others

INJURY LIST FOR DECEMBER 2

Ja Morant OUT (#1 PG MEM 29 Min / 30.1 Usage)

The backup PG is Tyus Jones. Tyus Jones' average usage is 17.7% with an average of 20 minutes per game. Jones averages 9 fewer minutes with a 12.4 percentage point lower usage rate. If Morant does not play, it is possible for Jones to double his normal fantasy output.

Marcus Morris (#1 SF NY 33 Min / 23.1 Usage $6.4K FD, $5.5K DK)

The backup SF is Keivin Knox. Knox averages 20 minutes (17.8 usage rate). Knox averages 13 fewer minutes with a 5.3 percentage point lower usage rate. If Morris does not play, it is possible for Knox to double his normal fantasy output.

Josh Richardson (#1 SG PHI 32 Min / 21.9 Usage $6.6K FD, $5.8K DK)

The backup SG is Furkan Korkmaz. Furkan Korkmaz's average usage is 17.1% with an average of 23 minutes per game. Richardson averages 9 more minutes with a +4.8 percentage point higher usage rate than Korkmaz. If Josh Richardson is out then Korkmaz should be in line for a better than average night.

Bogdan Bogdanovic (#2 SF SAC 28 Min / 25 Usage $6.2K FD, $6.2K DK)

The third string SF is Trevor Ariza. Ariza averages 21 minutes (10.6 usage rate). Bogdanovic averages 7 more minutes with a +14.4 percentage point higher usage rate than Ariza. Ariza has not played since 11/17.

Jonas Valanciunas (#1 C MEM 25 Min / 23 Usage $7.6K FD, $7.5K DK)

The backup C is Jaren Jackson who is already the starting power forward. Jackson should be in line for even more minutes, shots and rebounds. Behind Jackson at C is Brandon Clarke. Brandon Clarke's average usage is 18.9% with an average of 21 minutes per game. Clarke averages 4 fewer minutes with a 4.1 percentage point lower usage rate. If Jonas Valanciunas is out then Clarke should be in line for a better than average night.

Aron Baynes (#2 C PHO 24 Min / 20.8 Usage $6.2K FD, $5.4K DK)

The third string C is Frank Kaminsky. Kaminsky averages 23 minutes (19.5 usage rate)

Cam Reddish (#2 SG ATL 24 Min / 19.2 Usage $3.9K FD, $3.5K DK)

The third string SG is DeAndre Bembry. Bembry averages 26 minutes (14.5 usage rate). Reddish has a usage rate that is +4.7 points higher than Bembry. If Cam Reddish is out then Bembry should be in line for a better than average night.

Draymond Green OUT (#1 PF GS 28 Min / 16.1 Usage)

The backup PF is Eric Paschall. Paschall averages 32 minutes (21.8 usage rate)

Brook Lopez (#1 C MIL 27 Min / 16.5 Usage $5.7K FD, $5.7K DK)

The backup C is Robin Lopez. Robin Lopez's average usage is 17.8% with an average of 14 minutes per game. Lopez averages 13 more minutes than Lopez. If Lopez is out and Lopez gets more run, then he should have a better than average game. Lopez averages 0.93 FD pts per minute and 0.97 DK pts per minute so at a relatively high pts/min rate any additional minutes or usage could make him an especially strong play.

Damion Lee (#2 SF GS 22 Min / 20.1 Usage $3.5K FD, $3.3K DK)

The third string SF is Jordan Poole. Jordan Poole's average usage is 21.2% with an average of 26 minutes per game

Frank Ntilikina (#2 PG NY 28 Min / 15.4 Usage $4.7K FD, $4.5K DK)

The third string PG is Dennis Smith Jr.. Dennis Smith Jr.'s average usage is 22.2% with an average of 17 minutes per game. Smith Jr. averages 11 fewer minutes than Ntilikina. Dennis Smith Jr. is in position to have a better than average night if Ntilikina is out. Smith Jr. averages 1.03 FD pts per minute and 1.1 DK pts per minute so at a relatively high pts/min rate any additional minutes or usage could make him an especially strong play.

Brandon Clarke (#2 PF MEM 21 Min / 18.9 Usage $5.3K FD, $5K DK)

The third string PF is Solomon Hill. Solomon Hill's average usage is 13.4% with an average of 18 minutes per game. Hill averages 3 fewer minutes with a 5.5 percentage point lower usage rate. If Clarke is out and Hill gets more run, then he should have a better than average game.

DeAndre Bembry (#2 PG ATL 26 Min / 14.5 Usage $4.2K FD, $4.8K DK)

The third string PG is Cam Reddish. Reddish averages 24 minutes (19.2 usage rate). Reddish averages 2 fewer minutes than Bembry

Cameron Johnson (#2 PF PHO 19 Min / 18 Usage $3.9K FD, $3.6K DK)

The third string PF is Kelly Oubre who starts at small forward. Oubre should be in line for even more minutes, shots and rebounds. Behind Oubre at PF is Frank Kaminsky. Kaminsky averages 23 minutes (19.5 usage rate)

Kyle Anderson (#2 SF MEM 21 Min / 14.2 Usage $3.7K FD, $3.4K DK)

The third string SF is Solomon Hill. Hill averages 18 minutes (13.4 usage rate)

Mikal Bridges (#2 SF PHO 20 Min / 12.6 Usage $3.9K FD, $3.4K DK)

The third string SF is Cameron Johnson. Cameron Johnson's average usage is 18% with an average of 19 minutes per game

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INJURY LIST FOR DECEMBER 3

Kyle Lowry (#1 PG TOR 36 Min / 23.1 Usage)

The backup PG is Fred VanVleet who is already the starting shooting guard and besides increased usage VanVleet should be in line for more assists than normal. Behind VanVleet at PG is Terence Davis. Terence Davis' average usage is 14.1% with an average of 16 minutes per game. Lowry averages 20 more minutes with a +9 percentage point higher usage rate than Davis. If Lowry does not play, it is possible for Davis to double his normal fantasy output.

LaMarcus Aldridge (#1 PF SA 33 Min / 23.2 Usage)

The backup PF is Rudy Gay. Rudy Gay's average usage is 21.2% with an average of 23 minutes per game. Aldridge averages 10 more minutes with a +2 percentage point higher usage rate than Gay. Rudy Gay is in position to have a better than average night if Aldridge is out. Compared to a league avg of 0.8 FP per min, his 0.97 FD pts and 1.06 DK pts per minute are higher than normal.

Clint Capela (#1 C HOU 32 Min / 16.7 Usage)

The backup C is Tyson Chandler. Chandler averages 9 minutes (6.2 usage rate). Capela averages 23 more minutes with a +10.5 percentage point higher usage rate than Chandler. The potential is there for Chandler to more than double his normal fantasy average if Capela does not play. Chandler averages 0.92 FD pts per minute and 1.02 DK pts per minute so at a relatively high pts/min rate any additional minutes or usage could make him an especially strong play.

Mo Wagner OUT (#2 C WAS 19 Min / 23.5 Usage)

The third string C is Ian Mahinmi. Ian Mahinmi's average usage is 13.9% with an average of 14.5 minutes per game. Mahinmi averages 4.5 fewer minutes with a 9.6 percentage point lower usage rate. The potential is there for Mahinmi to more than double his normal fantasy average if Wagner does not play.

Danuel House (#1 SF HOU 30 Min / 13.6 Usage)

The backup SF is Eric Gordon. Gordon averages 30 minutes (19.7 usage rate). Eric Gordon last played on 11/11.

Derrick Favors (#1 C NO 21 Min / 15.1 Usage)

The backup C is Jaxson Hayes. Jaxson Hayes' average usage is 17.4% with an average of 20 minutes per game

JaMychal Green (#2 PF LAC 22 Min / 14.4 Usage)

The third string PF is Maurice Harkless. Maurice Harkless' average usage is 11.3% with an average of 22 minutes per game

C.J. Miles OUT (#2 SG WAS 16 Min / 19.3 Usage)

The third string SG is Jordan McRae. Jordan McRae's average usage is 18.1% with an average of 17 minutes per game. Miles has a usage rate that is +1.2 points higher than McRae

Kenrich Williams (#1 PF NO 25 Min / 10.5 Usage)

The backup PF is Brandon Ingram who starts at small forward. Ingram should be in line for even more minutes, shots and rebounds. Behind Ingram at PF is Nicolo Melli. Melli averages 16 minutes (16.7 usage rate). Melli averages 9 fewer minutes than Williams. If Williams is out and Melli gets more run, then he should have a better than average game.