Los Angeles Clippers Player News: All Positions

News: Shamet was diagnosed with an ankle impingement and could miss multiple games, Andrew Greif of the LA Times reports.
Impact: Shamet left Sunday's game in the third quarter after appearing to slip on the floor, and he's now been diagnosed with a relatively minor injury, though it's one that coach Doc Rivers indicated could cause the rookie to miss "a few games". Heading into Sunday, Shamet averaged 12.8 points, 2.8 rebounds, 2.3 assists and 3.4 made threes over his previous 10 contests.
News: Shamet departed Sunday's game against the Knicks with an apparent leg injury, Tomer Azarly of Clutch Points reports. Shamet will not return to the game, per Jovan Buha of The Athletic reports.
Impact: The rookie slipped on the floor and looked to turn his left ankle midway through the third quarter. He initially stayed in the game but was taken to the locker room shortly after. Consider Shamet day-to-day as Tuesday's game against Minnesota approaches.
News: The Clippers re-signed Bibbs to a second 10-day contract Saturday, Andrew Greif of the Los Angeles Times reports.
Impact: Bibbs didn't see any game action with the Clippers during his first week and a half in the NBA, but he apparently made enough of an impression in practice and in the G League to garner another 10-day deal. Once his new contract expires in early April, the Clippers will either have to sign him for the remainder of the season or let him enter free agency.
News: Gallinari scored a game-high 27 points (11-15 FG, 1-4 3Pt, 4-4 FT) while adding three rebounds, three assists and a steal in 33 minutes during Friday's 110-108 win over the Cavaliers.
Impact: The veteran forward has now scored at least 20 points in eight straight games, averaging a cool 25.0 points, 5.9 boards, 2.8 three-pointers and 2.8 assists over that stretch to help keep a Clippers franchise that has traded away all its signature players somewhat improbably in the playoff picture. The fragile Gallinari is healthy and headed for a career-best season, including his most games played since 2012-13.
News: Gilgeous-Alexander tallied 17 points (6-9 FG, 1-2 3Pt, 4-6 FT), three rebounds, three assists, and two steals in 29 minutes during Tuesday's 115-109 victory over Indiana.
Impact: Gilgeous-Alexander has now scored in double-digits in nine of his last ten games, continuing his push back into standard league relevance. After a solid enough start to his rookie season, Gilgeous-Alexander appeared to have hit the rookie wall, however, it would seem as though it was merely a form slump. His playing time has certainly been more consistent of late which has allowed him to find some rhythm on both ends of the floor. At this stage, he should be on a roster in most formats as a source of points, assists, and steals as well as out-of-position rebounds.
News: Harrell totaled 20 points (8-12 FG, 4-8 FT), 12 rebounds, two assists, and two steals in 29 minutes during Tuesday's 115-109 victory over the Pacers.
Impact: Harrell put up at least 20 points for the fifth consecutive game, adding a dozen boards in what was his third double-double across that same period. The impressive numbers continue to flow for Harrell who has been a major factor in the Clippers' surge to the playoffs. They are a very real chance of finishing as high as fourth if they can continue to win games. Their next three games are against teams that are out of the playoff race and results that should, in theory, go their way.
News: Gallinari finished with 24 points (8-17 FG, 4-9 3Pt, 4-4 FT), three assists, two rebounds, and two steals in 31 minutes during Tuesday's 115-109 victory over the Pacers.
Impact: Gallinari scored at least 20 points for the seventh straight game Tuesday, helping the Clippers to their eighth win from the last nine games. Gallinari is on track to play in excess of 70 games for the Clippers, a number that many thought impossible to begin the season. He has delivered a huge return on investment for owners who took a chance on him in their drafts, and the roster changes leading up to the All-Star break certainly helped with his overall value. This victory moves the Clippers to within half a game of the fifth-seeded Spurs meaning Gallinari should get plenty of run down the stretch as a number of teams try to avoid the Warriors in the first round of the playoffs.
News: Gilgeous-Alexander compiled 14 points (5-12 FG, 3-5 3Pt, 1-2 FT), 10 assists and two rebounds across 36 minutes in the Clippers' 119-116 win over the Nets on Sunday.
Impact: The rookie seems to finally be hitting his stride at the most critical time of year, as Gilgeous-Alexander is just a single point short of nine consecutive double-digit scoring efforts after Sunday's performance. That easily represents his best offensive stretch of the season, as the 20-year-old has struggled with consistency at times. Gilgeous-Alexander's stellar shooting has been key to his success, as he's generated a 52.5 percent success rate from the floor during March, including an eye-popping 68.4 percent from three-point range. Coupled with his solid work in assists (4.3), rebounds (3.4) and steals (1.1) this month, the 2018 first-round pick's stock has arguably never been higher.
News: Shamet generated 14 points (4-9 FG, 4-9 3Pt, 2-2 FT), three assists, one rebound and one steal across 27 minutes in the Clippers' 119-116 win over the Nets on Sunday.
Impact: Shamet did all his non-free-throw damage from downtown, getting his scoring back in double digits after a one-game detour versus the Bulls on Friday night. The 22-year-old has drained multiple threes in all eight March contests and is shooting a blistering 50.8 percent from behind the arc over that span. While his contributions elsewhere remain very modest, Shamet appears locked into a starting role for what remains of the regular season. The rookie is now averaging 12.0 points over 15 games with the Clippers on the strength of a 46.9 percent success rate from distance.
News: Harrell produced 20 points (8-17 FG, 4-6 FT), 10 rebounds, one assist, three blocks and one steal across 34 minutes in the Clippers' 119-116 win over the Nets on Sunday.
Impact: The line was quintessential Harrell, with a 20-point effort, a double-double and multiple rejections as central components. The big man with the non-stop motor is showing no signs of fatigue as the season winds down, but rather, seems to only be ramping up. Factoring in Sunday's production, Harrell has three double-doubles in March and four consecutive 20-point tallies, with the latter serving as his longest such stretch this season.
News: Gallinari delivered 20 points (7-17 FG, 1-5 3Pt, 5-5 FT), 11 rebounds, five assists and one steal across 31 minutes in the Clippers' 119-116 win over the Nets on Sunday.
Impact: Gallinari stepped up in the close win with a team-high rebounding total and the top score on the starting five as well. The veteran wing scuffled some with his shot Sunday, but he's been enjoying the most efficient month of his season thus far. Factoring in his production against the Nets, Gallinari has scored at least 20 points in six straight games, his longest such stretch of the season. Moreover, the 30-year-old is shooting 55.8 percent across seven March contests, including a blistering 51.4 percent from three-point range, with both figures comfortably qualifying as his best in any month of the campaign.
News: Williams posted 25 points (8-16 FG, 2-6 3Pt, 7-7 FT), six rebounds and two assists across 27 minutes in the Clippers' 119-116 win over the Nets on Sunday.
Impact: The final three points of Williams' team-high scoring tally were the most important, as he drained a 28-footer from the top of the key as time expired for the win. It was the fifth performance of more than 20 points in the last six games for Williams, who's enjoying one of his more efficient shooting months in March with a 46.4 percent success rate from the floor. The 14-year veteran is as steady as ever as the fantasy postseason approaches, as he's now averaging 20.4 points, posting a career high in assists (5.2) and equaling a career best in rebounds (3.0).
News: Mbah a Moute (knee) is listed as out for Sunday's game against the Nets.
Impact: It remains unclear exactly when Mbah a Moute will be able to make his return to the lineup, but his next opportunity will come Tuesday against the Pacers.
News: Beverley produced 13 points (4-10 FG, 1-3 3Pt, 4-4 FT), eight rebounds, seven assists, and one steal in 34 minutes during Friday's 128-121 victory over the Bulls.
Impact: Beverley was within sight of a triple-double Friday, helping the Clippers to their sixth win from their last seven games. After a slow start to the season, Beverley has emerged as a difference maker in many leagues, thanks to his ability to put up numbers across the board. He is not going to score like this every night but typically sees enough playing time to have standard league value.
News: Harrell tallied 26 points (9-18 FG, 8-8 FT), five rebounds, three blocks, two assists, and one steal in 24 minutes during Friday's 128-121 victory over Chicago.
Impact: Harrell filled the box score Friday, scoring at least 20 points for the third straight game. He also hit all eight of his free-throw attempts in what was a nice bonus for his owners. Harrell has been magnificent this season and with basically no chance of being rested, should be a solid top-50 player for the rest of year.
News: Gilgeous-Alexander totaled 17 points (7-12 FG, 1-2 3Pt, 2-4 FT), seven rebounds, seven assists, three steals, and one block in 30 minutes during Friday's 128-121 victory over the Bulls.
Impact: Gilgeous-Alexander put forth another strong performance Friday, scoring at least 12 points for the seventh time in his last eight games. While his scoring has been commendable of late, his supporting numbers are where a lot of his value comes from. His value is somewhat capped with both Lou Williams and Patrick Beverley playing so well, however, the rookie is worth considering in 12-team formats as long as he is playing with confidence.
News: Gallinari finished with 27 points (10-14 FG, 4-4 3Pt, 3-5 FT), seven rebounds, two assists, one steal, and one block in 34 minutes during Friday's 128-121 victory over the Bulls.
Impact: Gallinari started and played 34 minutes Friday after earlier being listed as questionable. He was excellent from the field, hitting 10 of his 14 shot attempts, including a perfect 4-of-4 from beyond the arc. The minor ankle concern did not appear to be a factor and barring any setbacks, he should be ready to go for Sunday's game against the Nets.
News: Gallinari (ankle) has been cleared to take the court Friday night against Chicago, Tomer Azarly of ClutchPoints.com reports.
Impact: Gallinari was downgraded to questionable Thursday night, but left ankle soreness won't be enough to keep him out of the Clippers' upcoming matchup. He should start and take on his usual workload.
News: Mbah a Moute (knee) won't play Friday against Chicago.
Impact: While Mbah a Moute appears to be trending towards a return, it won't come Friday. His next chance to end his lengthy absence will come Sunday against Brooklyn.
News: Gallinari is considered questionable for Friday's game against the Bulls due to an ankle injury, Tomer Azarly of ClutchPoints.com reports.
Impact: Gallinari was previously reported to be ready to play on Friday but it appears the team has decided to exercise caution with regard to his status. While it appears he's likely to suit up it's not 100 percent certain. If he's held out or limited look for JaMychal Green to see some extra minutes.
News: Gallinari will return to action Friday against the Bulls, Tomer Azarly of Clutch Points reports.
Impact: Gallinari was held out of Tuesday's game, but he said Thursday that he was just nursing some minor soreness in his foot, but he doesn't believe it's anything serious. Expect the veteran scorer to return to the starting lineup at power forward, likely pushing JaMychal Green back to the bench.
News: Gallinari was withheld from Tuesday's 125-104 loss to the Trail Blazers due to a minor ankle sprain he suffered in the previous night's victory over the Celtics, Tomer Azarly of ClutchPoints.com reports.
Impact: The Clippers attributed rest as the reason behind Gallinari's absence for the second half of the back-to-back set, but it sounds like he wouldn't have been 100 percent healthy had he suited up. As a result, the Clippers erred on the side of caution by holding Gallinari out. The forward looks at little risk of missing action beyond Tuesday, especially with two off days before the Clippers resume play Friday at home versus the Bulls.
News: The Clippers will finalize a 10-day contract with Bibbs on Wednesday, Andrew Greif of the Los Angeles Times reports.
Impact: The 23-year-old shooting guard from Virginia Tech will get his first look at the NBA level after averaging 11.8 points, 3.0 rebounds and 2.7 assists per game for the G League's Maine Red Claws this season. With the Clippers vying for a playoff spot, Bibbs doesn't profile as much more than an emergency depth option on the wing and isn't expected to be a regular member of coach Doc Rivers' rotation.
News: Zubac ended with 10 points (4-15 FG, 2-2 FT), 15 rebounds, and two assists in 22 minutes during Tuesday's 125-104 loss to the Trail Blazers.
Impact: Zubac pulled down 15 rebounds during Tuesday's loss, adding ten points to record his second double-double as a member of the Clippers. Had he hit more than 27 percent of his field-goal attempts, this could have been a much sexier line. He has established himself as the starter but is basically the second string center, meaning he should be viewed as more of a streaming option in standard formats.
News: Harrell produced 22 points (8-15 FG, 1-1 3Pt, 5-8 FT), 11 rebounds, three assists, and three blocks in 26 minutes during Tuesday's 125-104 loss to the Trail Blazers.
Impact: Harrell put up another double-double Tuesday, hitting 8 of his 15 shot attempts while also adding three blocked shots. His fantastic season continues and had it not been for the amazing play of Pascal Siakam, would have to be in the conversation for the leagues most improved player. The Clippers are almost assured of a playoff spot and will, therefore, continue to roll Harrell out there on a nightly basis.
News: Green tallied nine points (4-8 FG, 1-2 3Pt), 11 rebounds, and one steal in 32 minutes during Tuesday's 125-104 loss to Portland.
Impact: Green moved into the starting lineup Tuesday, replacing Danilo Gallinari (rest) who was sitting out. Green played a team-high 32 minutes in the loss, falling just one point short of a double-double. He has been solid since joining the Clippers but is not really a viable asset in standard formats. He will likely slide back to the bench for Friday's game against the Bulls and remains more of a rebounds streamer.
News: Green will draw the spot start at power forward for Tuesday's game versus the Trail Blazers according to the Clippers' pregame broadcast.
Impact: The start will be Green's first since joining the Clippers prior to the trade deadline. He will be replacing Danilo Gallinari (rest) with the starters. In 12 games with the club he is averaging 7.9 points and 7.1 rebounds across 19.0 minutes.
News: Gallinari will not play in Tuesday's tilt against the Trail Blazers for rest purposes, Casey Holdahl of the Trail Blazers' official site reports
Impact: This decision is somewhat surprising, but the Clippers are playing in the second night of a back-to-back set. Gallinari's absence figures to free up some playing time for JaMychal Green and Garrett Temple. His next chance to suit up will come Friday against the Bulls.
News: Zubac tallied 14 points (6-7 FG, 2-2 FT), seven rebounds, and two assists in 27 minutes during Monday's 140-125 victory over the Celtics.
Impact: Zubac had an almost identical line to that of his previous game, finishing with 14 points and seven rebounds. The playing time was elevated in this one, with additional minutes coming in garbage time. Zubac typically sees to few minutes to have any value outside of deeper formats but he could be used as a streaming option if you need rebounds with a smattering of points.
News: Williams totaled 34 points (14-20 FG, 2-6 3Pt, 4-4 FT), five assists, and four rebounds in 23 minutes during Monday's 140-115 victory over Boston.
Impact: Williams surpassed Dell Curry as the highest scoring sixth-man in history Monday, ending the game with 34 points on 14-of-20 shooting. This just solidifies Williams claim as arguably the best ever sixth-man to play the game. He has been dynamic for the Clippers since the trade deadline and with the team firmly in the playoff picture, he should be in for more big nights down the stretch.
News: Gallinari finished with 25 points (9-12 FG, 4-5 3Pt, 3-3 FT), five rebounds, and two assists in 27 minutes during Monday's 140-115 victory over the Celtics.
Impact: Gallinari was on fire to begin Monday's game, scoring more than half in total in that period. The 140 points were the Clippers highest points total all season and also came in their fifth straight win. Gallinari has now scored at least 20 points in four straight games, shooting at least 50 percent in all four. The Clippers will host the Trail Blazers on Tuesday on the second night of a back-to-back, a game that is almost certain to be closer than Monday.
News: Zubac compiled 14 points (6-8 FG, 2-6 FT), seven rebounds, two blocks, one assist, and one steal in 23 minutes during Friday's 118-110 victory over Oklahoma City.
Impact: Zubac found himself in a slightly larger role Friday with Montrezl Harrell in foul trouble. Zubac had his most productive game as a member of the Clippers, able to contribute across the board. Harrell will look to bounce back after this one and Zubac will find it hard to replicate these numbers on a consistent basis.
News: Williams amassed 40 points (13-24 FG, 4-6 3Pt, 10-15 FT), seven rebounds, five assists, and four steals in 34 minutes during Friday's 118-110 victory over the Thunder.
Impact: Williams was on fire Friday, ending the contest with 40 points, including four triples. Despite coming off the bench, Williams is the clear priority on the offensive end when he is on the floor. He shot only 66 percent from the free-throw line which was a bit of a drag given his 15 attempts. The Clippers appear as though they are a very real chance of making the playoffs which should mean continued playing time for the veteran.
News: Gallinari totaled 34 points (10-19 FG, 2-5 3Pt, 12-15 FT), six rebounds, and two assists in 34 minutes during Friday's 118-110 victory over the Thunder.
Impact: Gallinari did most of his damage at the free-throw line Friday, hitting 12-of-15 from the charity stripe. He and Lou Williams combined for 74 of the Clippers 118 points, both players shooting in excess of 50 percent from the floor. It has been a fantastic season for the Italian, and despite one moderately serious injury, he has been reasonably healthy, rewarding those who took a risk on him in their drafts.
News: Mbah a Moute (knee) will remain sidelined for Friday's game against the Thunder, Jovan Buha of The Athletic reports.
Impact: Mbah a Moute has not played since the fourth game of the season, but has been nearing a return recently. He has been able to practice in limited fashion, but will not have another opportunity to return until Monday versus the Celtics.
News: Chandler (quad) will be available to to make his debut with the Clippers on Friday, Tomer Azarly of ClutchPoints.com reports.
Impact: Chandler has been sidelined for a little more than a month. He last played when he was still on the 76ers, so it remains to be seen what type of role he will have with his new squad. However, he will presumably be eased back into the swing of things.
News: Mbah a Moute (knee) will go through parts of Wednesday's practice, Tomer Azarly of Clutch Points reports.
Impact: It's basically been a lost season for Mbah a Moute, who's been sidelined since the fourth game of the season with prolonged soreness in his knee, but his return to the practice floor -- even in limited capacity -- represents a major step in the right direction. It's unclear how much he'll be able to do, but the hope is that he'll gradually progress toward returning to game action sometime before the end of the month.
News: Chandler (quad) will take part in Wednesday's practice, Tomer Azarly of Clutch Points reports.
Impact: Chandler has missed the last 12 games with a strained quad muscle, but he's nearing a return and is hoping to get back on the floor for Friday's matchup with OKC. Coach Doc Rivers said he's unsure how much Chandler will be able to do Wednesday, but either way his return to the practice floor is a major step in the right direction.
News: Gilgeous-Alexander had 14 points (5-9 FG, 1-2 3Pt, 3-3 FT), four assists, two blocks, and one rebound in 24 minutes during Monday's 113-105 victory over the Lakers.
Impact: Gilgeous-Alexander had another productive night Monday, his fourth straight game scoring in double-digits. We have seen this before and remain somewhat inclined to doubt the longevity of his production. The Clippers have only one more game this week which makes rostering any of their players very difficult. Gilgeous-Alexander can be left alone at this point but should be monitored moving forward.
News: Harrell produced 14 points (7-15 FG, 0-2 FT), 11 rebounds, and five assists in 34 minutes during Monday's 113-105 victory over the Lakers.
Impact: Harrell finished Monday with another double-double, closing out with 14 points and 11 rebounds. The lack of defensive numbers was certainly a little disappointing but owners have to be thrilled with his recent production. He continues to come off the bench behind Ivica Zubac but is clearly the center to own in Los Angeles. Harrell is the 70th ranked player for the season and there is no reason to think he won't maintain similar production moving forward.
News: Beverley finished with 13 points (4-8 FG, 3-6 3Pt, 2-2 FT), nine rebounds, five steals, and four assists in 36 minutes during Monday's 113-105 victory over the Lakers.
Impact: Beverley continues his last season resurgence, collecting five steals to go with 13 points, nine rebounds, and four assists. He has turned his season around after a slow start and has been a top-40 player over the past two weeks. There is no reason to think he can't keep things going as the Clippers battle for one of the final playoff spots in the Western Conference.
News: Chandler (quadriceps) is expected to return Friday against Oklahoma City, Tomer Azarly of ClutchPoints.com reports.
Impact: Chandler has missed 12 straight games due to a right quad strain, but he's confident he'll be available for Friday's clash. In his last 10 starts prior to suffering the injury, Chandler averaged 7.7 points, 4.4 rebounds, 2.1 assists and 1.1 steals.
News: Mbah a Moute (knee) will not play in Monday's game against the Lakers, Tomer Azarly of ClutchPoints.com reports.
Impact: Mbah a Moute seemed close to taking the court for the first time since October 23, but he will once again sit out Monday. He wanted to test the knee during pregame warmups, and it seems as though it wasn't feeling as well as he was hoping for. His next opportunity to play will be Friday against Oklahoma City, and he should be considered questionable for that game at this time.
News: Mbah a Moute (knee) will be a true game-time decision for Monday's game against the Lakers, Tomer Azarly of ClutchPoints.com reports.
Impact: Mbah a Moute still hasn't taken the court since Oct. 23, but coach Doc Rivers stated that Mbah a Moute will test his knee in pregame and that he has a good chance to play Monday, per Azarly. His minutes will likely be monitored closely if he is cleared due to his lengthy absence.
News: Chandler (quad) will remain out Monday against the Lakers, Tomer Azarly of Clutch Points reports.
Impact: Chandler will remain out for the 13th consecutive game and he remains without any sort of firm timetable.
News: Gilgeous-Alexander produced 15 points (6-9 FG, 2-3 3Pt, 1-1 FT), four assists, three rebounds, and one steal in 29 minutes during Sunday's 128-107 win over the Knicks.
Impact: Gilgeous-Alexander has scored in double figures in three straight games while sinking 18-of-30 field goal attempts and six-of-eight three-point attempts. The 20-year-old rookie has been pleasantly impactful this season, but he's inconsistent and thus best reserved for use in deeper leagues, as evidenced by the fact that he managed just seven points (on one-of-14 from the field) across the three matchups immediately prior this recent stretch.
News: Shamet exploded for 21 points (7-12 FG, 7-11 3Pt) and three rebounds in 26 minutes during Sunday's 128-107 win over the Knicks.
Impact: Shamet fell one trey shy of matching his career high, as he sank seven shots from beyond the arc (all in the first half). He has combined to score 41 points across the last two tilts, including 12 made threes. While he's a three-point specialist, Shamet is seeing 28.2 minutes per game through nine games with the Clippers.
News: Gallinari registered 20 points (8-15 FG, 3-6 3Pt, 1-1 FT), seven rebounds, and four assists in 23 minutes during Sunday's 128-107 win over the Knicks.
Impact: Gallinari produced a quality stat line and didn't need to log heavy minutes in order to do so. Given that the Clippers take on the Lakers in a crucial Monday night matchup, it's likely for the best that Gallinari was permitted to rest more than usual. With three days of rest on the horizon following Monday's massive bout, Gallinari should be expected to log no shortage of minutes.
News: Chandler (quadriceps) was ruled out for Sunday's game against the Knicks, Tomer Azarly of ClutchPoints.com reports.
Impact: Chandler will miss his 12th straight game Sunday as he continues to deal with a right quad strain. The Clippers have a quick turnaround against the Lakers on Monday as the 31-year-old remains without an official timetable for his return.
News: Mbah a Moute (knee) has been upgraded to questionable for Sunday's game against the Knicks, Tomer Azarly of ClutchPoints.com reports.
Impact: It's possible Mbah a Moute will make his first appearance since the fourth game of the season. The veteran has essentially been day-to-day the whole year with left knee soreness, and the team has provided little in terms of updates on his condition. More information may arrive when the Clippers participate in pregame activities.
News: Mbah a Moute won't play Friday against the Kings, Tomer Azarly of ClutchPoints.com reports.
Impact: Mbah a Moute still hasn't taken the court since Oct. 23. It's unclear as to when he might return action, but his next chance to do so will come Sunday against the Knicks.
News: Chandler (quadriceps) won't play Friday against Sacramento, Tomer Azarly of ClutchPoints.com reports.
Impact: Unsurprisingly, Chandler is set to miss yet another contest while dealing with a right quad strain. His next opportunity to return will come Sunday against the Knicks.
News: Shamet amassed nine points (3-7 FG, 1-4 3Pt, 2-3 FT) and three rebounds in 28 minutes during Wednesday's 111-105 loss to the Jazz.
Impact: Shamet continues to hold down the fort as a starter. However, he has finished with a single-digit scoring total in five straight games now, this after combining for 32 points in his first two contests with the Clippers. The rookie remains a reliable source of threes for those desperate for help in that department in deeper leagues, but otherwise there's little reason to trust Shamet in most formats.
News: Thornwell swiped one steal in one minute during Wednesday's 111-105 loss to the Jazz.
Impact: Thornwell has earned exactly one minute in three of the last four games, and he's averaging just 5.6 minutes per game through 45 appearances this season (compared to 15.8 minutes across 73 games as a rookie). The sophomore is simply not involved enough to be trusted for fantasy purposes, at least so long as the Clippers remain competitive in the race for a playoff spot.
News: Wallace finished with zero points (0-4 FG) and one rebound in six minutes during Wednesday's 111-105 loss to the Jazz.
Impact: Wallace appeared in nine of 11 tilts during the month of February. However, he logged double-digit minutes only five times during this recent stretch while failing to reach double figures in scoring once. In fact, the last time Wallace scored at least 10 points was back on Jan. 12. As a result, he's avoidable across most formats.
News: Beverley tallied 12 points (5-10 FG, 2-5 3Pt), 10 rebounds, three assists, three steals, and one block in 36 minutes during Wednesday's 111-105 loss to the Jazz.
Impact: Beverley logged his sixth double-double this season, thus matching his career high through 63 appearances. The 30-year-old point guard amassed six double-doubles across 67 games in 2016-17, and with just one more double-double here in 2018-19 he'll have a new career high in that department. Moreover, he continues to provide fairly well-rounded stats as a starter on a team that's competing for the playoffs, so expect him to continue earning plenty of minutes going forward.
News: Mbah a Moute (knee) won't play Wednesday against Utah, Tomer Azarly of ClutchPoints.com repots.
Impact: Unsurprisingly, Mbah a Moute still hasn't been cleared to return. His next chance to do so will come Friday in Sacramento.
News: Chandler (quadriceps) won't play Wednesday against Utah, Tomer Azarly of ClutchPoints.com reports.
Impact: Chandler's absence will extend to 10 games as he remains on the sidelines with a right quadriceps strain. The Clippers have yet to reveal a concrete timetable for his return.
News: Robinson was assigned to the Ontario Agua Caliente Clippers of the G League on Tuesday, Tomer Azarly of ClutchPoints.com reports.
Impact: Robinson has been a limited member of Los Angeles' rotation over the last month or so but had failed to leave the bench in any of the past two games. He'll suit up for the G League squad in their matchup Tuesday with the Austin Spurs and is expected to remain with Ontario Agua Caliente for the duration of the parent club's two-game road trip.
News: Gilgeous-Alexander was held scoreless (0-4 FG, 0-3 3Pt) and added just two rebounds and two steals across 17 minutes in the Clippers' 121-112 win over the Mavericks on Monday.
Impact: The rookie's yo-yo season continued Monday, as he was blanked on the scoreboard for the second time in his career. Gilgeous-Alexander has now gone 0-for-13 from the floor over his last two games, and 1-for-17 across his last three contests overall. That's led to a grand total of just seven points for Gilgeous-Alexander during that span, following four-game stretch of double-digit scoring tallies. The 20-year-old has experienced his share of peaks and valleys in his first NBA campaign, and he'll look to emerge from his current slump against the Jazz on Wednesday.
News: Green collected 11 points (4-9 FG, 3-6 3Pt), eight rebounds and three steals across 17 minutes in the Clippers' 121-112 win over the Mavericks on Monday.
Impact: Green was efficient off the bench for the second straight game, following a 13-point, nine-rebound effort versus the Nuggets on Sunday across 22 minutes. The 28-year-old has proven capable of offering solid scoring and rebounding production during past campaigns with the Grizzlies, and he now seems to be carving out a modest but consistent niche in the Clippers' frontcourt rotation. While his second-unit role will inevitably lead to some fluctuation in his production, Green is an intriguing add in deeper formats and has viability as a DFS punt play.
News: Beverley supplied 17 points (5-13 FG, 5-11 3Pt, 2-4 FT), nine assists, eight rebounds and one steal across 39 minutes in the Clippers' 121-112 win over the Mavericks on Monday.
Impact: Beverley bounced back from a four-game slump to put together one of the well-rounded lines that he's made more common during the latter portion of the campaign. The veteran had scored in single digits in each of the aforementioned four contests, but he vaulted to his best point total of February by equaling a season high with five treys. Beverley's shot can certainly be hard to trust at times, but his work in both rebounds (4.8) and assists (3.6) has been much steadier, especially when he's logged starter's minutes.
News: Gallinari totaled 20 points (7-13 FG, 4-7 3Pt, 2-2 FT), two rebounds, two assists and one block across 31 minutes in the Clippers' 121-112 win over the Mavericks on Monday.
Impact: Gallinari paced the starting five in scoring on a night when the Clippers bench largely stole the spotlight thanks to the efforts of Montrezl Harrell (32 points) and Lou Williams (21 points). Gallinari didn't do much else but score, but his proficiency from distance was critical to the impressive win. The 30-year-old wing continues to be a steady source of scoring, and the 18.9 points per game he's averaging following Monday's tally checks in as the second-highest figure of his career.
News: Williams tallied 21 points (7-23 FG, 2-8 3Pt, 5-6 FT), 10 assists, three rebounds and three steals across 34 minutes in the Clippers' 121-112 win over the Mavericks on Monday.
Impact: Williams' 30.4 percent success rate from the floor underscores how much trouble he had finding the net, but the combination of sheer volume and a strong showing from the free-throw line helped propel him to his second straight 20-point-plus outing. The veteran continues to be a desirable fantasy asset due to his typically elevated usage levels off the bench, but the numbers imply Williams isn't exactly maximizing his opportunities this season -- his lowest shooting percentage (42.1) since the 2015-16 campaign has helped lead to a near-three-point drop from last season's career-high average of 22.6 points.
News: Harrell delivered 32 points (14-17 FG, 4-5 FT), five rebounds, five assists and two blocks across 29 minutes in the Clippers' 121-112 win over the Mavericks on Monday.
Impact: The scoring total was a career high for Harrell, who generated eight dunks overall, including five in the first half. The forward with the non-stop motor continues to serve as one of the best second-unit assets in the NBA, and he's now hit the 30-point mark in two of his last three games overall. Harrell is also checking off every box on the stat sheet with greater frequency in February, as he's recorded a stat in each category in seven of 10 contests during the month.
News: Mbah a Moute (knee) has been ruled out for Monday's game against the Mavericks, Tomer Azarly of ClutchPoints.com reports.
Impact: Mbah a Moute hasn't played since October due to a sore left knee. The forward is apparently nearing a return to practice, after which a more concrete timetable for his return will hopefully emerge.
News: Chandler (quadriceps) has been ruled out for Monday's game against the Mavericks, Tomer Azarly of ClutchPoints.com reports.
Impact: Chandler is set to miss a ninth straight game as he continues to nurse a strained right quadriceps. The forward remains without a concrete timetable for his return, so he'll continue to be evaluated on a game-by-game basis. Chandler's next chance to make his Clippers debut will come Wednesday against Utah.
News: Williams scored a game-high 24 points (6-15 FG, 1-5 3Pt, 11-11 FT) while adding two rebounds, two assists and a steal in 24 minutes off the bench during Sunday's 123-96 loss to the Nuggets.
Impact: The veteran guard didn't get much help in this one -- only two other Clippers even managed to score in double digits. Williams is now averaging 25.6 points, 5.6 assists, 2.4 boards and 1.8 three-pointers through nine games in February as the team tries to hang onto a playoff spot in the Western Conference.
News: Gallinari totaled 23 points (5-13 FG, 1-7 3Pt, 12-12 FT), eight rebounds, three steals, one assist, and one block in 31 minutes during Friday's 112-106 victory over Memphis.
Impact: Gallinari struggled from the field Friday but was able to hit all 12 of his free throws, ending the game with 23 points. His minutes' restriction has been lifted and with Tobias Harris now residing in Philadelphia, Gallinari should find himself as the primary offensive option and could also see a small boost to his rebounding numbers.
News: Gilgeous-Alexander totaled just six points (1-4 FG, 4-4 FT), four assists, two rebounds, and one steal in 15 minutes during Friday's 112-106 victory over the Grizzlies.
Impact: Gilgeous-Alexander played just 15 minutes in Friday's victory, much to the disappointment of his owners. The recent trades were seen as positive when talking about Gilgeous-Alexander's projections, but this has certainly not been the case. He continues to start for the Clippers but has played in excess of 30 minutes just once since the beginning of February. The upside is there for the rookie but given the uncertainty surrounding his exact role, he is more of a fringe player in competitive formats.
News: Harrell finished with 30 points (11-14 FG, 0-2 3Pt, 8-1- FT), three rebounds, and one assist in 26 minutes during Friday's 112-106 victory over the Grizzlies.
Impact: Harrell matched his career-high with 30 points Friday, going 11-of-14 from the field and 8-of-10 from the charity stripe. The scoring was nice for Harrell's owners but he was only able to add three rebounds and one assist during his 26 minutes. The lack of defensive numbers was disappointing but are more likely an outlier than what to expect moving forward. The arrival of Ivicia Zubac has done little to impact Harrell and he should clearly be rostered everywhere.
News: Head coach Doc Rivers said Thursday that Shamet will remain in the starting lineup at small forward, Jovan Buha of The Athletic reports.
Impact: With that, Shai Gilgeous-Alexander, Patrick Beverley and Shamet will all remain in the starting lineup after Rivers rolled out that trio in the team's final game before the All-Star break. As a result, Garrett Temple will come off the bench for the foreseeable future while the Clippers get a better look at the promising young asset they received from Philadelphia.
News: Gallinari will not face a minutes restriction coming out of the All-Star break, Tomer Azarly of Clutch Points reports.
Impact: Gallinari missed a string of games from Jan. 20 to Feb. 5, but he was able to get back on the floor for the Clippers' final four games before the break. The veteran was limited to 29 minutes or fewer in each game, however, and that soft restriction will now be lifted as the Clippers push for a playoff spot. Prior to the injury, Gallinari had been averaging 32.1 minutes over his previous 20 games, though that number could rise a bit with Tobias Harris now in Philadelphia.
News: Mbah a Moute (knee) will not travel with the Clippers on their upcoming two-game road trip, Jovan Buha of The Athletic reports.
Impact: Mbah a Moute was expected to get back to practicing soon, but it still appears as though he is a ways away from returning to action. Given that he hasn't even been able to put in on-court work, Mbah a Moute's absence will likely extend well beyond the next two games, but he remains without a clear recovery timetable.
News: Chandler (quadriceps) will not travel with the team on its upcoming two-game road trip, Jovan Buha of The Athletic reports.
Impact: With that, Chandler will officially not play in neither Friday's trip to Memphis nor Sunday's game in Denver. Chandler's next opportunity to make his Clippers debut will come Monday when the team returns home to take on the Mavericks.
News: Gilgeous-Alexander compiled 15 points (5-10 FG, 3-7 3Pt, 2-2 FT), six assists, five rebounds, and three steals in 20 minutes during Friday's 161-144 loss to Team USA in the Rising Stars Challenge.
Impact: Gilgeous-Alexander appeared right at home on the big stage Friday, ending the games with 15 points to go with three steals. He has been one of the more frustrating players to roster in fantasy this season with his playing time frustratingly inconsistent. Head coach Doc Rivers seems somewhat reluctant to give him big minutes and that has certainly impacted his overall value. Perhaps this will turn around as the season progresses, especially if the Clippers fall out of the playoff race. As of right now, he is a fringe standard league player but that could certainly change if his playing time creeps up to 30 minutes per night.
News: Coach Doc Rivers said Wednesday that he expects Mbah a Moute (knee) to resume practicing with the team shortly after the All-Star break, Jovan Buha of The Athletic reports.
Impact: Mbah a Moute's recovery from a sore left knee has been crushingly slow, with the injury keeping the forward on the shelf for nearly four months. While Rivers' comments suggest Mbah a Moute might be closing in on a return to game action, it's likely the 32-year-old will need to put in multiple practices before the team is fully comfortable with his conditioning. As a veteran on an expiring deal for a team that probably has more incentive to prioritize minutes for younger players, Mbah a Moute likely won't be a major factor in the rotation once he gets the green light to play.
News: Coach Doc Rivers said Wednesday that he expects Chandler (quadriceps) to resume practicing with the team shortly after the All-Star break, Jovan Buha of The Athletic reports.
Impact: Chandler's right quadriceps strain has sidelined him for two weeks and has delayed his Clippers debut after he was acquired from the 76ers on Feb. 6. Though he had been serving as Philadelphia's starting power forward prior to getting dealt, Chandler will probably have to settle for a bench role for a Clippers squad that seems content to ride its younger players more heavily. Expect any bench assignment to come with a decent decline in the 26.4 minutes per game Chandler had been averaging with Philadelphia.
News: Gilgeous-Alexander turned in 10 points (4-7 FG, 0-1 3Pt, 2-4 FT), four rebounds, three assists, two steals and one block across 22 minutes in the Clippers' 134-107 win over the Suns on Wednesday.
Impact: It was an all-rookie backcourt Wednesday with Gilgeous-Alexander being joined by Landry Shamet, and the former turned in a highly efficient offensive performance. The 20-year-old has now generated three straight double-digit scoring efforts as the Clippers head into the All-Star break, and he's accomplished the feat in eight of the last 10 games overall. It's the best offensive stretch yet for the 2018 first-round pick, one that's been partly fueled by an impressive 50.8 percent success rate from the field in seven February contests.
News: Temple contributed seven points (3-4 FG, 1-2 3Pt, 0-1 FT), one rebound, one steal and one block in 21 minutes Wednesday in the Clippers' 134-107 win over the Suns.
Impact: Temple started at small forward in his first two games for the Clippers, but he was bumped to the bench Wednesday with coach Doc Rivers electing to roll with the red-hot Landry Shamet on the top unit. Shamet is set to be a key part of the Clippers' nucleus beyond 2018-19, making it rather unlikely that Temple ends up unseating him in the starting five. At least for one game, the move to the bench didn't hurt Temple's playing time at all, as his 21 minutes were actually more than he had received in either of the prior two contests.
News: Shamet started at small forward and produced eight points (3-8 FG, 2-4 3Pt), four assists, one steal and one rebound in 24 minutes Wednesday in the Clippers' 134-107 win over the Suns.
Impact: After putting up double-digit points off the bench in his first two games with the Clippers, Shamet was promoted to the top unit Wednesday, with Garrett Temple heading to the bench. The appointment didn't bear much fruit for the rookie, who actually saw his playing time take a hit from the prior two contests as a byproduct of the big margin of victory. Expect Shamet to remain in the starting five for the Clippers' first game out of the All-Star break Feb. 22 in Memphis, but his overall fantasy upside is somewhat limited due to his lagging numbers in the non-offensive categories.
News: Zubac pitched in 16 points (4-7 FG, 8-8 FT), seven rebounds, one assist and one block across 22 minutes in the Clippers' 134-107 win over the Suns on Wednesday.
Impact: Zubac managed to avoid foul trouble -- never a guarantee when it comes to the young center -- to bounce back from a rough, truncated outing in his last game against the Timberwolves. The 21-year-old has scored in double digits in two of his first three games since coming over from the Lakers. However, despite the fact coach Doc Rivers appears firmly committed to keeping him as the starting center, it seems that Zubac's minutes might be typically capped in the mid-to-high-20s on the majority of nights, with the referee's whistle always a possible looming impediment as well.
News: Harrell mustered 19 points (8-15 FG, 0-1 3Pt, 3-5 FT), five rebounds, four assists, one steal and one block across 22 minutes in the Clippers' 134-107 win over the Suns on Wednesday.
Impact: Harrell delivered yet another signature effort, with Wednesday's production impressively coming in his lowest amount of playing time since New Year's Day. The 25-year-old has proven equally effective whether starting or on the second unit this season, and he continues to be a virtual lock for double-digit shot attempts and point totals any time he's on the floor for his normal allotment of minutes. Harrell's role appears set to stay the same despite the recent departure of Tobias Harris via trade, but that slotting has been good enough to help him churn out career highs in points (15.9) and rebounds (6.7) through his first 59 games.
News: Gallinari furnished 20 points (6-8 FG, 4-5 3Pt), six rebounds, three assists and two blocks across 20 minutes in the Clippers' 134-107 win over the Suns on Wednesday.
Impact: Gallinari stepped up with his best shooting and scoring effort since returning from a 10-game absence due to a back injury. The 30-year-old had particularly struggled in his last game Monday against the Timberwolves, when he'd drained just 20.0 percent of his 10 attempts on his way to 12 points. If Gallinari can rediscover his stroke on a consistent basis, the potential opportunity is through the roof, considering how much usage left town when Tobias Harris was traded to the 76ers.
News: Williams delivered 30 points (12-16 FG, 2-3 3Pt, 4-4 FT), 10 assists and one rebound across 22 minutes in the Clippers' 134-107 win over the Suns on Wednesday.
Impact: It's true that when Williams goes into a shooting funk it can be pronounced, and certainly even stretch for multiple games. However, when he's on, he's simply one of the most prolific sources of offense in the entire league. Williams currently fits the latter description, as he's now shooting an eye-popping 61.0 percent over his last two games on his way to an average of 37.5 points during that stretch. The veteran's efficiency was especially through the roof Wednesday, and the scoring tally was his fourth of at least 30 thus far in February. Williams heads into the All-Star break with averages of 26.9 points on 49.2 percent shooting, including 52.0 percent from distance, in his first seven February contests.
News: Shamet will start Wednesday's game against the Suns, Jovan Buha of The Athletic reports.
Impact: Shamet's set to replace Garrett Temple in the starting lineup for Wednesday's game against the Suns. Through two games with the Clippers, the rookie guard's averaging 16.0 points, 3.5 threes, 2.5 rebounds, 2.5 assists and 1.5 steals in 30.0 minutes per game. Shamet's meshed well with the Clippers and figures to see a sizable role going forward.
News: Temple will come off the bench for Wednesday's game against the Suns, Jovan Buha of The Athletic reports.
Impact: After two consecutive starts, Temple will be replaced by Landry Shamet for Wednesday's game. He's seen 38 total minutes in his two games with the Clippers, so it's reasonable to assume he'll see around 20 minutes despite his transition to the pine. Over two games in Los Angeles, Temple's averaging 7.5 points, 2.0 rebounds and 1.5 assists.
News: Mbah a Moute (knee) is unavailable for Wednesday's game against the Suns.
Impact: The Clippers will keep Mbah a Moute on the shelf through the All-Star break and don't have a clear timeline for his return to game action. The sore left knee has kept Mbah a Moute sidelined since Oct. 23.
News: Harrell scored 18 points (7-10 FG, 4-7 FT) while adding 12 rebounds, six assists, a steal and a block in 35 minutes off the bench during Monday's 130-120 loss to the Timberwolves.
Impact: While Ivica Zubac got the start at center, four turnovers and three fouls in only 15 minutes ensured that Harrell would see most of the action up the middle for the Clippers. The 25-year-old has now scored in double digits in 13 straight games, averaging 16.5 points, 6.1 boards, 1.8 assists and 1.3 blocks over that stretch, and even in a reserve role behind Zubac, Harrell should get enough court time to maintain some fantasy value.
News: Williams scored a season-high 45 points (13-25 FG, 3-8 3Pt, 16-16 FT) while adding four assists, a rebound and a steal in 34 minutes off the bench during Monday's 130-120 loss to the Timberwolves.
Impact: While the veteran guard did commit seven turnovers, Williams can hardly be faulted for trying to do too much on a night when no other Clipper scored more than 18. It's the fourth time in the last 10 games Williams has dropped 30 or more points, and he's averaging 24.6 points, 6.5 assists, 3.6 boards, 1.7 three-pointers and 0.9 steals over that stretch.
News: Mbah a Moute (knee) has been ruled out of Monday's game against the Timberwolves, Tomer Azarly of ClutchPoints.com reports.
Impact: Mbah a Moute hasn't played since October 23 as he continues to deal with a left knee injury. His next opportunity to play will be Wednesday against Phoenix, and he should be considered questionable for that game at this time.
News: Beverley contributed 12 points (3-7 FG, 2-4 3Pt, 4-4 FT), nine rebounds, seven assists, and two steals in 31 minutes during Saturday's 123-112 win over the Celtics.
Impact: Beverley was brilliant, contributing in every category except blocks while falling one board and three dimes shy of a triple-double. Beverley has reached double figures in scoring in three of the last four and six of the last eight games. Moreover, he continues to earn 30-plus minutes more often than not thanks to his ability and willingness to get after it defensively.
News: Gallinari collected 19 points (5-10 FG, 2-6 3Pt, 7-7 FT), 10 rebounds, and four assists in 29 minutes during Saturday's 123-112 win over the Celtics.
Impact: Gallinari got back in the groove in this one, providing an efficient scoring performance while logging his fifth double-double through 47 appearances this season. That matches his career high of five double-doubles back in 2009-10, when he accomplished that in a career-best 81 appearances as a sophomore with the Knicks.
News: Zubac managed 12 points (5-10 FG, 2-3 FT), nine rebounds, and three blocks in 23 minutes during Saturday's 123-112 win over the Celtics.
Impact: Zubac started at center in his Clippers debut, allowing super-sub Montrezl Harrell to rejoin the second unit. The former Laker fell one board shy of a double-double while swatting at least three blocks for the third time through 34 appearances this season. It's only one game, but it seems safe to say Zubac represents a real upgrade over former starter (and recently released) Marcin Gortat.
News: Shamet supplied 17 points (5-9 FG, 4-7 3Pt, 3-4 FT), three assists, two rebounds, and one steal in 27 minutes during Saturday's 123-112 win over the Celtics.
Impact: Shamet was superb in his Clippers debut, and the rookie keeps making it rain from beyond the arc. This is the seventh time Shamet has sunk at least four treys, and his ability to space the floor makes him a good bet to keep earning plenty of minutes going forward.
News: Temple posted 11 points (4-8 FG, 2-5 3Pt, 1-2 FT), one rebound, and one assist in 20 minutes during Saturday's 123-112 win over the Celtics.
Impact: Temple drew the start in his Clippers debut, shaking off a shoulder injury that kept him out for the last six games with the Grizzlies prior to the trade. While the fact that Temple immediately joined the starting five bodes well for his value in general, reserve guard Lou Williams will eat up most of the shooting guard minutes.
News: Green had two points (1-2 FG, 0-1 3Pt) and four rebounds in 15 minutes during Saturday's 123-112 win over the Celtics.
Impact: Green had missed the last two games with the Grizzlies due to knee soreness prior to this his Clippers debut. Nevertheless, Green went from a team that regularly paired two traditional big men together to one that almost never does, and he's unlikely to maintain his average of 21.8 minutes per game through 42 appearances with Memphis this season.
News: Thornwell will come off the bench Saturday against the Celtics, Andrew Greif of the Los Angeles Times reports.
Impact: Coach Doc Rivers will opt to start a new acquisition at small forward in Garrett Temple, so Thornwell will come off the bench. His role is expected to be minimal for the rest of the season and he can likely be avoided in the vast majority of fantasy formats.
News: Temple will start during his Clippers debut Saturday against the Celtics, Andrew Greif of the Los Angeles Times reports.
Impact: A shoulder injury has prevented Temple from playing since Jan. 26, but he'll resume his starting role with a new team Saturday. Temple has started all 49 of his appearances, averaging 9.4 points, 3.1 rebounds, 1.4 assists and 1.0 steal in 31.3 minutes.
News: Coach Doc Rivers suggested that Harrell would move back to the bench for Saturday's game against the Celtics, Andrew Greif of the Los Angeles Times reports.
Impact: After Marcin Gortat and Boban Marjanovic were both dealt away leading up to the Clippers' previous game Thursday in Indiana, Harrell was pressed into the starting role for just the fourth time all season and produced 19 points (9-13 FG, 1-2 FT), four assists, two steals and two blocks and one rebound. The scoring and minutes counts weren't too different from what Harrell has often posted off the bench, so his move away from the starting five shouldn't have much of an impact on his fantasy outlook. Ivica Zubac, who was one of several players acquired in the Clippers' pre-deadline deals, is slated to step in on the top unit in his team debut but projects to see the smaller share of playing time at center.