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Rotowire: Jun 30 / 9:38a ET
News: Ezeli averaged 4.4 points, 0.2 assists, 2.1 rebounds, and 0.9 blocks in 11 minutes per game for 46 regular season games in 2014-15.
Impact: After missing the 2013-14 season due to required surgery on his right knee, Ezeli came back and had a small bench role for the Warriors in 2014-15. He still dealt with injuries this past season as well, calling into question his long-term durability. If Ezeli can stay healthy and properly develop, then he could earn more minutes off the bench. For fantasy, though, he doesn't warrant use in standard leagues yet.
Rotowire: Jun 4 / 9:55p ET
News: Ezeli (illness) scored five points (1-1 FG, 3-4 FT), grabbed five rebounds, and dished out one assist in 12 minutes against the Cavaliers during Thursday's Game 1 victory.
Impact: Even with the return of Marreese Speights (calf), Ezeli played more minutes than he did in Game 4 and Game 5 of the Western Conference Finals. He even started the overtime period, but his minutes won't typically clear the 15-minute mark most nights.
Rotowire: May 30 / 12:27p ET
News: Ezeli didn't practice Saturday due to an illness, the San Jose Mercury News reports.
Impact: Ezeli ramped up his workload during the Western Conference finals due to Marreese Speights' strained calf and occasional foul trouble from Andrew Bogut, earning at least 10 minutes in all five games of the series. During that stretch, Ezeli averaged 6.8 points (on 60 percent shooting), 6.0 rebounds, 0.8 assists, and 0.8 blocks in 16 minutes. Speights is displaying signs that he may be available for The Finals, which start Thursday, but Ezeli has shown himself capable to produce when called upon.