NBA

New Orleans Pelicans
Position
C
 
Jersey
14
Name  Jason Smith
Born  3/2/1986
Height  7-0
Weight  240
College  Colorado State
1/19/2014 1:51:00 PM
Description: Pelicans C/F Jason Smith will undergo knee surgery on Wednesday. SOURCE: New Orleans Times-Picayune
Insight: The procedure will remove loose cartilage from his right knee. The team announced Saturday that Smith is out indefinitely.
 
1/18/2014 6:41:00 PM
Description: New Orleans C/F Jason Smith is out indefinitely. An MRI showed Smith has cartilage damage in his right knee. SOURCE: NBA.com
Insight: With Ryan Anderson and now Smith injured, the Pelicans are dangerously undermanned in the low post. Greg Stiemsma is likely to start at center Saturday versus Golden State. Stiemsma (2.6 ppg, 3.6 rpg) is not a fantasy option.
 
1/7/2014 6:15:00 PM
Description: Pelicans center Jason Smith (knee) will return to action Tuesday but he'll be on a minute limit, according to Jennifer Hale of FOX Sports.
Insight: He has missed seven of the last eight games. He's averaging 10.1 points, 6.2 rebounds and 1.1 blocks this season but he'll need to prove he's healthy before fantasy owners use up a roster spot on him.
 
1/2/2014 9:47:00 AM
Description: Pelicans center Jason Smith (knee) missed a second straight game Wednesday and is questionable for Friday's game against Boston.
Insight: He has missed five of the last six games. He has some low end value when he plays (10.1 ppg, 6.2 rpg), but he'll have to get and stay healthy for him to be worthy of a fantasy roster spot.
 
1/1/2014 7:18:00 PM
Description: Pelicans center Jason Smith (knee) will miss a second straight game Wednesday.
Insight: This will be his fifth absence in the last six games. He can be cut loose in most leagues for a healthier big man.
 
12/28/2013 9:21:00 PM
Description: The Pelicans have flip-flopped and are playing PF/C Jason Smith (knee) Saturday night.
Insight: Smith was announced as out for the fourth consecutive game but he has come off the bench and has eight points in seven minutes at halftime.
 
12/28/2013 6:59:00 PM
Description: Pelicans PF/C Jason Smith (knee) will miss his fourth straight game Saturday.
Insight: Smith has started 24 games for New Orleans this season and is averaging 28 minutes, 10.1 points, 6.3 rebounds and 1.1 blocks, so he has some fantasy value.
 
12/27/2013 1:24:00 PM
Description: Pelicans PF/C Jason Smith (knee) is questionable for Friday's game, according to John Reid of nola.com.
Insight: Smith has started 24 games for New Orleans this season and is averaging 28 minutes, 10.1 points, 6.3 rebounds and 1.1 blocks, so he has some fantasy value. He's missed the last two games with a knee injury.
 
12/23/2013 4:43:00 PM
Description: Pelicans PF/C Jason Smith (knee) sat out a second straight game Monday due to a bruised knee.
Insight: Smith has started 24 games for New Orleans this season and is averaging 28 minutes, 10.1 points, 6.3 rebounds and 1.1 blocks, so he has some fantasy value.
 
3/1/2013 4:43:00 PM
Description: Hornets PF/C Jason Smith (shoulder) will miss the rest of the season. SOURCE: Marc Spears, Yahoo!
Insight: Smith has a torn labrum in his right shoulder. He didn't carry much fantasy value but was taking minutes away from New Orleans' more viable big men.
 
12/28/2012 8:45:00 PM
Description: Hornets PF/C Jason Smith (shoulder) returned to action Friday for the first time in 2 1/2 weeks.
Insight: Smith (8.0 points, 3.7 rebounds, 1.0 blocks) is behind Anthony Davis, Ryan Anderson and Robin Lopez on New Orleans' big man depth chart so he doesn't have much fantasy value right now.
 
12/14/2012 6:57:00 PM
Description: Hornets PF/C Jason Smith will miss up to two weeks due to a shoulder sprain. SOURCE: Jim Eichenhofer, Hornets.com
Insight: Anthony Davis, Robin Lopez and Ryan Anderson will absorb Smith's (8.0 ppg, 3.7 rpg, 1.0 bpg) 18 minutes per game, coach Monty Williams said.
 
12/7/2012 1:35:00 PM
Description: Hornets PF/C Jason Smith is questionable for Friday's game against Memphis with a sore knee. He'll be a game-time decision.
Insight: Smith will warm up prior to the game before deciding to play or sit. Robin Lopez (12.0 ppg, 5.5 rpg, 1.1 apg) benefits with more PT if Smith sits.
 
3/23/2012 4:36:00 PM
Description: Jason Smith will serve a two-game suspension after his flagrant foul on Blake Griffin Thursday sent Griffin tumbling to the floor. Smith was immediately ejected from the game for the hard foul.
Insight: Smith actually got the start over Gustavo Ayon Thursday and was having a decent game before the ejection (17 points, eight rebounds). With Smith suspended, Ayon (6.4 ppg, 4.6 rpg) should be re-inserted into the Hornets' starting lineup.
 
2/1/2011 11:12:00 PM
Description: Emeka Okafor will miss up to three weeks with a strained left oblique. Jason Smith, his understudy, got the start and played extremely well in 25 minutes by producing 20 points on 9-of-11 shooting with five boards and two steals.
Insight: Chris Paul just makes everyone on the court better and this is the newest piece of evidence. Smith doesn't have much experience, but after a night like tonight he deserves some consideration in deep leagues. Okafor could be back in a week, so make sure you don't cut any player on your roster that has even minimal value.
 
9/24/2010 1:01:00 PM
Description: Smith was traded to the Hornets along with Willie Green for Craig Brackins and Darius Songaila.
Insight: Smith is big (7-footer, 240 lbs), but has not been healthy enough to make much of a mark in the NBA. Maybe he'll get more playing time with the Hornets and be a surprise. Maybe. (RapidDraft.com)
 

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Standings

2013 - 2014 Eastern Conference Standings
 
Atlantic W L PCT GB Home Away Conf Streak
y-Toronto 48 34 .585 --- 26-15 22-19 32-20 L 1
x-Brooklyn 44 38 .537 4 28-13 16-25 26-26 L 2
New York 37 45 .451 11 19-22 18-23 26-26 W 4
Boston 25 57 .305 23 16-25 9-32 21-31 L 2
Philadelphia 19 63 .232 29 10-31 9-32 14-38 W 2
 
Central W L PCT GB Home Away Conf Streak
y-Indiana 56 26 .683 --- 35-6 21-20 38-14 W 2
x-Chicago 48 34 .585 8 27-14 21-20 35-17 L 1
Cleveland 33 49 .402 23 19-22 14-27 21-31 W 1
Detroit 29 53 .354 27 17-24 12-29 23-29 L 4
Milwaukee 15 67 .183 41 10-31 5-36 12-40 L 3
 
Southeast W L PCT GB Home Away Conf Streak
y-Miami 54 28 .659 --- 32-9 22-19 34-18 L 3
x-Washington 44 38 .537 10 22-19 22-19 33-19 W 4
x-Charlotte 43 39 .524 11 25-16 18-23 30-22 W 3
x-Atlanta 38 44 .463 16 24-17 14-27 28-24 W 1
Orlando 23 59 .280 31 19-22 4-37 17-35 L 4
 
x= clinched playoff berth
y= clinched division title
2013 - 2014 Western Conference Standings
 
Northwest W L PCT GB Home Away Conf Streak
y-Oklahoma City 59 23 .720 --- 34-7 25-16 36-16 W 1
x-Portland 54 28 .659 5 31-10 23-18 31-21 W 5
Minnesota 40 42 .488 19 24-17 16-25 23-29 L 3
Denver 36 46 .439 23 22-19 14-27 20-32 L 2
Utah 25 57 .305 34 16-25 9-32 13-39 W 1
 
Pacific W L PCT GB Home Away Conf Streak
y-LA Clippers 57 25 .695 --- 34-7 23-18 36-16 L 1
x-Golden State 51 31 .622 6 27-14 24-17 31-21 W 2
Phoenix 48 34 .585 9 26-15 22-19 28-24 W 1
Sacramento 28 54 .341 29 17-24 11-30 15-37 L 1
LA Lakers 27 55 .329 30 14-27 13-28 15-37 W 2
 
Southwest W L PCT GB Home Away Conf Streak
y-San Antonio 62 20 .756 --- 32-9 30-11 38-14 L 2
x-Houston 54 28 .659 8 33-8 21-20 31-21 L 1
x-Memphis 50 32 .610 12 27-14 23-18 29-23 W 5
x-Dallas 49 33 .598 13 26-15 23-18 29-23 L 1
New Orleans 34 48 .415 28 22-19 12-29 15-37 W 2
 
x= clinched playoff berth
y= clinched division title
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Scoreboard
Local
Final
CHR 9
DUR 1
 
4th
MIA 100
CHA 97
 
Final
ATL 3
MIA 1
Final
CHC 5
ARI 7
Final
COL 10
SFG 12
Final
OAK 0
TEX 3
Final
SEA 5
HOU 3
8th
PIT 2
CIN 4
 
8th
CLE 4
KAN 3
 
9th
WAS 1
ANA 3
 
7th
TOR 8
BAL 10
 
8th
DET 4
CWS 6
 
6th
TAM 3
MIN 4
 
7th
BOS 4
NYY 1
 
8th
NYM 3
STL 1
 
6th
MIL 5
SDP 1
 
10:10pm Tonight
LOS
PHI
4th
MIA 100
CHA 97
 
3rd
SAN 59
DAL 66
 
9:30pm Tonight
HOU
POR
3rd
CLB 2
PIT 3
 
2nd
DAL 2
ANA 2
 
9:30pm Tonight
CHI
STL
Final
CHR 9
DUR 1