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Western Conference Targets
Mike Conley’s rolled ankle cracked opened the door for 5th year guard Jerryd Bayless, and Rudy Gay’s departure cemented his extended playing time for the remainder of 2013. The Grizzlies are short on perimeter bodies, offensively capable ones in particular, making Bayless the ideal candidate for shot attempts. His aggressiveness has been on full display since January 25th, scoring 17 points per game on nearly 13 field goal attempts (52% FG) and tossing in ten three-point makes. Additionally, backup point guard minutes will upgrade his assist totals and he’s not intimidated to mix it up on the glass behind a strong frame and 38’ inch vertical. Still owned in just 32% of Yahoo leagues (up from 23% last week), don’t let his sixth man status deter you. The minutes are there, and he doesn’t waste court time. It’s no surprise DraftKings has boosted the daily salary on Bayless to $5,700.
Another productive sixth ma...