Duane Washington Jr.
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Pacers G Duane Washington Jr is questionable for Wednesday's game against Denver according to IndyStar.com's James Boyd.
Duane Washington Jr has been dealing with a bruised right hip and has missed the past two contests. If Washington Jr can play, he should continue to see an increased role with Malcolm Brogdon (rest) questionable and Chris Duarte (toe) out Wednesday.
According to Tony East, Duane Washington Jr. (hip) has been ruled out Monday vs. the Hawks.
Washington joins a heavily injured list of Pacers' out Monday. With only nine available players for the team against the Hawks, Goga Bitadze and Terry Taylor figure to see more minutes.
According to the NBA Injury Report, Duane Washington Jr. (hip) is listed as questionable to play Monday vs the Hawks.
Both Goga Bitadze and Duane Washington come into Monday listed as questionable for the Pacers. Meanwhile, Chris Duarte, Isaiah Jackson, and Malcolm Brogdon are all out Monday. With the rash of veterans out, Terry Taylor and Kiefer Sykes could see more run. If either Bitadze and Washington do miss, their minutes will shift to a combination of Jalen Smith, Justin Anderson, and Lance Stephenson.
Duane Washington Jr. put up a great game against Atlanta with 22 points (8-17 FG, 4-9 3PT, 2-2 FT), three rebounds, three assists, and a steal.
The rookie out of Ohio State has now put up double-digit points in five straight contests. With his stellar play, he was rewarded with a huge uptick in minutes with 34 off the bench. Washington Jr. is certainly worth a look in DFS if he continues to get extended playing time.
Duane Washington Jr. finished Friday night's tilt with 17 points (7-14 FG, 3-7 3PT), seven rebounds, and four assists in 28 minutes of action in the Pacers' 122-115 loss to the Bulls.
Washington has seen continued usage in the Pacers offence no matter the role as he produced off the bench in this one with 17 points and a 21.2% usage rating. The rookie is best used as a DFS play as he doesn't get enough usage to use in season long leagues at the moment.