Patrick Patterson PF/C TOR 4 months ago

Patterson posted averages of 8.0 points (45% FG, 37% 3Pt, 79% FT), 5.3 rebounds, 1.9 assists, 0.7 steals, and 0.5 blocks in 27 minutes per game during 81 regular season games.

In four playoff games versus the Wizards, the stretch power forward produced 10.3 points (56% FG, 47% 3Pt, 100% FT), 3.5 rebounds, 1.3 assists, and 0.8 steals in 27 minutes per game. Fellow forwards Amir Johnson and Tyler Hansbrough are both set to become unrestricted free agents this summer, so it's certainly possible Patterson will enter 2015-16 with an increased role.

Patrick Patterson PF/C TOR 6 months ago

Patterson was held scoreless on 0-of-7 shooting Saturday. He did manage to post seven rebounds, two assists, two steals, and a block in 32 minutes off the bench.

With Amir Johnson sidelined, Patterson was a likely candidate to move into the starting lineup, but Tyler Hansbrough got the nod instead. Patterson is shooting a dreadful 28 percent from the floor over his last five games and has been held scoreless in two of those contests.

Patrick Patterson PF/C TOR 7 months ago

Patterson struggled scoring Tuesday, with just four points, (2-11 FG, 0-4 3Pt) but was able to grab 10 rebounds and added three assists, two blocks, and a steal in 29 minutes to salvage his fantasy night.

This was a strange game statistically for Patterson, who normally shoots more efficiently, but doesn't always contribute across the board like he did Tuesday. Look for his stroke to return when the Raptors face the Heat on Friday.

Patrick Patterson PF/C TOR 7 months ago

Patterson moved back to his familiar bench role Saturday, scoring 10 points (4-7 FG, 2-5 3Pt) with five rebounds, two assists and two steals in 28 minutes.

Patterson is a decent contributor from beyond the arc, averaging 1.4 three-pointers over the season, but combined with 8.5 points and 5.4 rebounds, his ability to stay rostered in most fantasy leagues is tenuous. Couple that with Dwane Casey's inconsistent rotations in the frontcourt and Patterson is generally best left as a streaming option.

Patrick Patterson PF/C TOR 7 months ago

Patterson scored just four points (2-5 FG, 0-2 3Pt) with two rebounds in 22 minutes during Friday's loss to the Warriors.

Although he got the start at power forward, Patterson ended up seeing the same amount of court time as Amir Johnson in a blowout loss. Saturday's game against the Knicks should provide a better sense of how Raptors coach Dwane Casey plans to divvy up minutes between the two forwards.

Patrick Patterson PF/C TOR 7 months ago

Patterson will start in Friday's game against the Warriors.

Patterson has been playing well of late and will get the promotion over Amir Johnson on Friday. It's still unclear if this will be a permanent fixture moving forward, although Patterson is in line to see more time on the court over Johnson for the time being.

Patrick Patterson PF/C TOR 7 months ago

Patterson (knee) returned to the lineup during Tuesday's loss to the Mavericks, finishing with 12 points (5-11 FG, 2-6 3Pt), seven rebounds and an assist in 28 minutes.

Patterson was held out of Monday's matchup with the Pelicans due to a knee injury, but played without any restrictions Tuesday, so he looks to be fully over the injury. These numbers look to be on the higher end of his upside, so don't expect him to do much more than this on a nightly basis. He remains a key contributor for the Raptors though, so he'll occasionally be a decent source of points, three-pointers and rebounds for fantasy owners.

Patrick Patterson PF/C TOR 7 months ago

Patterson (knee) will play Tuesday in Dallas, TSN 1050's Josh Lewenberg reports.

He plays a key role off the bench in Toronto's frontcourt, and will be back to seeing around 25 minutes per game Tuesday.

Patrick Patterson PF/C TOR 7 months ago

Patterson (knee) won't be in the lineup on Monday, the Raptors announced.

Tyler Hansbrough will likely see additional minutes off the bench, although coach Dwane Casey could also use James Johnson at the four in a smaller lineup.

Patrick Patterson PF/C TOR 7 months ago1 Comment

Patterson is questionable for Monday's game with a sprained left knee, TSN 1050's Josh Lewenberg reports.

Should Patterson sit out Monday, Tyler Hansbrough would see a bigger workload off the bench in the frontcourt. Continue to monitor Patterson's status leading up to tip-off.