G - DAL
Spencer Dinwiddie put up 13 points (5-10 FG, 0-1 3PT, 3-4 FT), four rebounds, three assists, and a steal in the win.
The veteran guard put up an all-around solid performance in just 23 minutes off the bench for Dallas. He has been great in his 6th man role, but I would expect him to see some increased minutes in the postseason.
Mavericks G Spencer Dinwiddie is officially out for Wednesday’s game in Cleveland according to Mavs PR.
Dinwiddie will miss Wednesday’s contest against Cleveland recovering from a right knee injury. The Colorado product has scored in double figures in 16 straight contests dating back to February 25. Reggie Bullock and Josh Green should see increased run with Dinwiddie sidelined.
More details on this news will be available soon.
Dinwiddie shot 61% from the field en route to his third 20-point outing in the last four games. Albeit a small sample-size, Spencer Dinwiddie has seen a nearly 11% usage boost, yielding 1.35 fantasy-points per-minute with Luka Doncic off the court since joining the Mavs. That is elite level usage, and it happens because the entire Mavs offence flows through the guards. Daily Fantasy players should target Dinwiddie and Jalen Brunson anytime Luka Doncic is out, and both have standalone value in season-long. The Mavs will visit the Timberwolves on Friday
Spencer Dinwiddie delivered with 20 points (7-12 FG, 1-6 3PT, 5-6 FT), eight rebounds, and three assists in the big win over the Timberwolves.
Dinwiddie stepped up in a huge way off the bench with Doncic struggling to score. He has looked like a great addition since coming to Dallas and should continue to see his usage increase. Dinwiddie will make for an interesting play down the stretch in fantasy.
According to the NBA Injury Report, Spencer Dinwiddie (rest) will not play Saturday against the Hornets.
After playing on Friday, Dinwiddie will be absent for Saturday's game against the Hornets, he will rest on a back-to-back. With Reggie Bullock back in the lineup, he will soak up most of the veteran's minutes while Josh Green will soak up the remaining.