Marvin Bagley III
F - DET - OUT
Marvin Bagley III (concussion) is available to play in Friday's contest against the Indiana Pacers.
Bagley has missed two of Detroit's games while in the league's concussion protocols, but he has finally cleared them and will be well enough to play on Friday. He likely won't have his minutes limited and is expected to be a good fantasy option with Detroit missing multiple key players against the Pacers.
Marvin Bagley III (concussion) is expected to play in Friday's contest against the Indiana Pacers.
Bagley has been out for two-straight games while in the league's concussion protocols, but he's probable for Friday and should clear them in time for the game. If that's the case, he will be in line for a lot of work with Detroit missing several players in a matchup against the Pacers.
Marvin Bagley III (concussion) won't play in Wednesday's contest against the Brooklyn Nets.
Wednesday will mark the second-straight game that Bagley has missed because of a concussion. He's still in the league's protocols, and it remains to be seen if he will clear them prior to Detroit's matchup against the Pacers on Friday. James Wiseman projects to play a bigger role in the team's rotation while Bagley is out.
Marvin Bagley III led the Pistons offense Friday night, scoring 21 points (8-13 FG, 0-2 3PT, 5-6 FT) while also dishing out one assist and grabbing three rebounds in a 121-115 loss to the Rockets.
Bagley III has scored at least eight points and grabbed at least three rebounds in each of his last five games for the Pistons, averaging 18.0 points and 6.4 rebounds per game in that span. The 24-year-old has flashed strong scoring and rebounding for much of the season when healthy for fantasy owners, averaging 12.2 points and 6.6 rebounds per game while carrying a usage rate of 19.9% so far this season.
Marvin Bagley III led the Pistons offense Tuesday night, scoring 31 points (12-19 FG, 4-5 3PT, 3-3 FT) while also grabbing eight rebounds, blocking two shots, recording three steals, and dishing out one assist in a 129-107 loss to the Hawks.
Bagley III has scored at least 14 points and grabbed at least five rebounds in three of his last five games for the Pistons, averaging 14.4 points and 4.8 rebounds per game in that span. The 24-year-old has made the most of increased playing time on an injury-ravaged Detroit squad, averaging 11.9 points and 6.6 rebounds per game to go along with a 20.2% usage rate so far this season.