Derrick Walton Jr.
G - DET
In a 115-98 loss to the Nuggets on Tuesday, Derrick Walton Jr. scored no points (0-1 FG, 0-1 3PT), (4-9 FG, 4-9 3PT, 2-4 FT), dished out one assist, and had one steal in only six minutes.
Walton Jr.'s minutes are very minimal for his squad, so he simply doesn't have any fantasy value whatsoever. He should be left in all fantasy leagues' free agent pools.
Derrick Walton Jr. did not take the court Monday in the Clippers' 108-105 win over the Spurs.
Walton Jr. hasn't played in any of the Clippers' last five contests, and he's unlikely to see more than a handful of minutes sporadically across the rest of the season barring injuries. The Michigan product has logged just 9.7 minutes across 23 appearances in 2019-20.
Derrick Walton Jr. (coach's decision) didn't play in Miami's 104-91 loss to the 76ers.
Walton Jr. completed his rookie year averaging 1.8 points, one assist, one rebound, 0.4 steals and 0.2 blocks across 9.2 minutes. The Michigan product appeared in 16 outings.
Derrick Walton Jr. was recalled to the Heat from their G League affiliate Sioux Falls Skyforce Monday afternoon.
The G League regular season concluded on Saturday as did Walton Jr.'s two-way contract. This allows him to stay with Miami for the remainder of the NBA regular season. The rookie unfortunately still isn't on the fantasy radar in any league or format right now, but could become a sneaky DFS play if starters are rested in the final few games.
Derrick Walton Jr. was demoted to the Sioux Falls Skyforce of the G League Thursday afternoon.
Walton Jr. ran out of NBA days on his two-way contract, so the Heat had no other choice but to send him back down. However, the G League season ends on Saturday, which allows Miami to promote him as early as Sunday. Regardless, the Michigan product isn't a fantasy option in any league or format.