Originally posted on Hoop Fantasies Fantasy Basketball Blog  |  Last updated 2/24/12
DeJuan Blair is taking advantage of extra minutes.  DeJuan Blair had a career night in San Antonio's 114-99 win at Denver. The former Pitt Panther scored a career-high 28 points (12-21 FG and 4-4 FT) with 12 rebounds, three assists, two steals and a block in 35 minutes.

Blair hasn't been this good since December. He's benefited by the absences of Tiago Splitter and Tim Duncan, who played last night (18 points, nine rebounds, three assists and three blocks in 29 minutes). In his last five games, he's averaging 13.8 points, 5.6 rebounds, 1.2 assists, .8 steals and .2 blocks. The minutes are there now, but they'll likely be more spread out when Splitter returns from a calf strain (likely after the All-Star break).


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