Updating a previous report, the Hawks have confirmed that Kent Bazemore (right knee bone bruise) will be shut down for the remainder of the 2017-18 season.
Advice: There was really no reason to rush Bazemore back for a handful of games in April, so it makes sense that the Hawks are just shutting him down, and he can be cut across the board in fantasy hoops. Tyler Dorsey should start the rest of the way, and with averages of 10.5 points, 5.0 rebounds, 4.5 assists, 1.5 treys and 1.0 steal through two starts this season, he's worth a look in deep leagues. Taurean Prince should also see a bump in usage.
Bazemore will miss the remainder of the season with a bone bruise in his right knee.
Advice: Bazemore, tied for second on the team with his average of 12.9 points per game, left Sunday's loss to Chicago in the second quarter after landing awkwardly. He hopped off the court, straight into the tunnel toward the locker room.
Kent Bazemore (sprained right knee) will not return on Sunday.
Advice: Bazemore landed awkwardly and immediately limped into the locker room. The Hawks have already rested him as a precaution this season, so owners should prepare for some possible DNPs -- Atlanta plays three games this week on Tuesday (vs. OKC), Thursday (vs. CHA) and Saturday (at MIL). If he does miss time, Tyler Dorsey could absorb the bulk of his playing time. Until the Hawks update Bazemore's status, though, most owners should just hold tight.
Kent Bazemore scored six points Sunday on 2-of-5 shooting as the Atlanta Hawks fell to the Chicago Bulls 129-122. Bazemore did not grab a rebound but had three assists, accumulating a plus-minus of -7 in his 12:26 on the floor. Bazemore went 2 of 3 from behind the arc.