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Indiana Pacers
Position
F
 
Jersey
21
Name  David West
Born  8/29/1980
Height  6-9
Weight  250
College  Xavier
10/24/2014 1:43:00 PM
Description: Pacers power forward David West is questionable for Wednesday's game against Philadelphia due to a sprained right ankle.
Insight: West is an underrated fantasy option heading into the season after a 14 ppg, 6.8 rpg, 2.8 apg 2013-14. Let's hope he gets and remains healthy which can be a question at 34-years-old.
 
10/23/2014 6:34:00 PM
Description: Pacers power forward David West will be heavily relied upon for scoring this season without Paul George.
Insight: That is music to most fantasy owners ears, but at 34-years-old, there are questions of whether West will be able to remain durable on a team that relies so much on him. He has been durable throughout his career and is capable of averaging close to 16 points and over seven rebounds per game. West is an underrated fantasy option heading into the season. Let's hope he remains healthy.
 
5/21/2014 11:03:00 AM
Description: Indiana power forward David West hurt his eye in Game 2 but doesn't plan on wearing goggles for Saturday's Game 3 against Miami. SOURCE: NBA.com
Insight: It looked like West suffered the injury when he collided with LeBron James late in the fourth quarter. The 33-year-old has scored 14.6 ppg this postseason, a slight improvement from what he averaged during the regular season (14.0 ppg in 80 games).
 
5/15/2014 10:41:00 PM
Description: Pacers forward David West was the hero Thursday in a series-clinching win over Washington.
Insight: West seemed like he was on a mission from the opening tip. He torched the Wizards for 29 points on 13-of-26 shooting. The 29 points were West's most since February 22nd against the Bucks. The Eastern Conference Finals start Sunday against Miami.
 
5/4/2014 9:49:00 AM
Description: Indiana power forward David West shot just 1-for-7 in Saturday's Game 7 win over Atlanta but he made up for it by collecting 13 rebounds and six blocks.
Insight: West was all over the map on Saturday, balancing out his four points and six turnovers on offense with one of his best defensive efforts of the series (two steals). He averaged 13.4 ppg, 6.9 rpg and 4.9 apg in seven first-round appearances.
 
5/1/2014 10:02:00 PM
Description: Pacers forward David West was the hero in Thursday night's Game 6 victory over Atlanta.
Insight: West's bucket sealed the game with ten seconds left. He led the team with 11 rebounds and six assists and is now averaging 15 ppg on 61.7 percent shooting for the series. Game 7 will be held Saturday in Indiana.
 
4/15/2014 10:45:00 PM
Description: Pacers power forward David West (rest) will not play Wednesday, according to Scott Agness of pacers.com.
Insight: West will rest up for the postseason. The power forward averaged 15.4 ppg and 6.7 rpg over his final 45 games, compared to 12.2 ppg and 6.9 rpg the first 35.
 
4/13/2014 10:22:00 PM
Description: Pacers power forward David West had 21 points and six rebounds Sunday against the Thunder.
Insight: West has dropped from 17.1 ppg and 7.7 rpg last year to 14 ppg and 6.8 rpg in 2013-14 because he has played 1.5 fewer minutes per game.
 
4/9/2014 4:45:00 PM
Description: Pacers power forward David West (rest) will not play Wednesday, according to Candace Buckner of the Indianapolis Star.
Insight: All five starters are getting a breather. Luis Scola will start in West's place.
 
4/8/2014 8:27:00 PM
Description: Pacers power forward David West recently approached coach Frank Vogel about getting a night off to rest. He's considered questionable for Wednesday's game with Milwaukee. SOURCE: Scott Agness, Pacers.com
Insight: The Pacers looked totally gassed Sunday in an embarrassing 19-point loss to Atlanta. West played 38 minutes in that game, posting 13 points on 5-of-10 shooting. He hasn't missed a game all season.
 
Hot3/4/2014 9:35:00 PM
Description: Indiana forward David West led all scorers with 27 points Tuesday in a loss to Golden State.
Insight: West has produced at least 20 points in each of his last two games. It's only the second time he's done that this season. We'll see if he can keep the hot streak going Wednesday when the Pacers travel to Charlotte for a date with the Bobcats.
 
3/2/2014 8:38:00 PM
Description: Pacers power forward David West had 25 points, six rebounds, one block and one steal Sunday against the Jazz.
Insight: West has averaged 16.4 points, 6.2 rebounds and 2.5 assists his last 24 games.
 
Hot2/23/2014 9:08:00 AM
Description: Pacers power forward David West scored 30 points with seven rebounds, five assists and one steal Saturday at Milwaukee.
Insight: West bounced back from a 2-of-10 shooting performance Thursday at Minnesota and has averaged 18.1 points, 6.4 rebounds and 2.4 assists his last 14 games.
 
Hot2/18/2014 9:38:00 PM
Description: Pacers power forward David West has generated 20 ppg, 6.3 rpg, 1.0 bpg and 1.0 spg over his last six games.
Insight: Going back further, West has put 16.8 points and 5.9 rebounds per game on the board over his last 18 games. He had 17 points, six rebounds and two steals Tuesday against the Hawks.
 
Hot2/10/2014 10:05:00 PM
Description: David West shredded the Nuggets for 25 points Monday in a Pacers victory.
Insight: West is heating up. Over his last four games, West has averaged 22.8 ppg while shooting a mesmerizing 65 percent from the floor (39-for-60). Fantasy owners would be wise to have West in their lineups Wednesday against Dallas.
 
2/4/2014 10:00:00 PM
Description: David West led the Pacers with 22 points and ten boards Tuesday in a win against the Hawks.
Insight: With Lance Stephenson hurt and Paul George having a bit of an off-shooting night (6-for-16), Indiana needed a big game from West. Thankfully for the Pacers, that's exactly what they got. With West leading the way, Indiana was able to escape with a narrow 89-85 victory. The 22 points were West's most since January 24th against Sacramento.
 
2/4/2014 6:52:00 PM
Description: Indiana forward David West will be active for Tuesday's game in Atlanta. SOURCE: Candace Buckner, Indianapolis Star
Insight: West (13.0 ppg, 6.6 rpg) suffered a mild ankle sprain in Monday's win against the Magic. Last night's eight-point effort ended West's streak of five straight games with at least 15 points.
 
1/24/2014 4:20:00 PM
Description: Pacers power forward David West injured his hand in the first quarter on Wednesday, but played through it and it won't stop him from playing in Friday's tilt, according to beat writer Candace Buckner.
Insight: West's 11 shots-per-game is almost three less than last season and helps explain his five point-per-game drop in scoring this season.
 
1/23/2014 9:42:00 AM
Description: Pacers power forward David West injured his hand in the first quarter on Wednesday, but played through it.
Insight: It shouldn't be a problem, but fantasy owners should make sure he's had no further issues before installing him into their Friday lineup West's 11 shots-per-game is almost three less than last season and helps explain his five point-per-game drop in scoring.
 
1/19/2014 3:45:00 PM
Description: Pacers power forward David West will not be suspended for elbowing Blake Griffin in the face on Saturday night.
Insight: Instead, he'll be fined $15,000. West's 12.3 ppg average this season is his lowest since 2004-05. That was his second year in the league.
 

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