Spencer Hawes C PHI 3 Days
Spencer Hawes shot 5-of-15 from the field for 11 points with nine boards, five assists, one steal, three blocks and one 3-pointer in 31 minutes against the Pistons on Sunday.
He played just 25 minutes in his return to the lineup on Friday and he would have likely seen a few more minutes had he not checked out at 3:05 left in the fourth quarter of a 114-98 game. Hawes is having a magnificent season and hopefully his knee soreness doesn't come back any time soon.
Spencer Hawes C PHI 5 Days
Spencer Hawes (knee) will start at center for the Sixers against the Pelicans on Friday.
Thaddeus Young will also move back into the starting lineup after coming off the bench on Wednesday. Hawes had almost a week off to get over his knee soreness and hopefully can get back to putting up some huge numbers. He played in 131 consecutive games before this, but his knee was a minor issue in the preseason. It's safe to put him back into all fantasy lineups.
Spencer Hawes C PHI 7 Days
Spencer Hawes (knee) will not play against the Magic on Wednesday night.
It will be his second game on the sidelines after playing in 131 consecutive games. Hawes is dealing with knee soreness and should be considered questionable against the Pelicans on Friday. The Sixers should get Thaddeus Young back, and they'll look to guys like Hollis Thompson, Daniel Orton and Lavoy Allen to help get minutes at center to try and stop Nikola Vucevic
Spencer Hawes C PHI 8 Days
Spencer Hawes (sore left knee) will be a game-time decision on Wednesday, but coach Brett Brown said the Sixers "expect him to play."
This is terrific news for fantasy owners, as Hawes' sore knee appears to be a temporary issue, but we'll wait for confirmation on Wednesday before declaring him good to go. His return will send Lavoy Allen back to the bench.
Spencer Hawes C PHI 9 Days
Spencer Hawes (knee) did not practice on Monday.
He did not play on Saturday due to knee soreness and this injury has bothered him over the past couple years. Hawes had knee soreness in training camp and has dealt with it earlier in his career. He'll have until Wednesday to heal up before starting the Sixers three-game week. Hollis Thompson has stepped it up and hopefully the team will have Thaddeus Young (personal) back for that game, too.
Spencer Hawes C PHI 10 Days
76ers coach Brett Brown said that Spencer Hawes (sore knee) is likely to return before Tony Wroten (strained back).
This is encouraging news for Hawes, though it's still uncertain when he'll return to action. "I only learned right before [Saturday's] game that it would be in [Hawes'] best interest to sit, and obviously we'll follow the wishes of the doctor, and off we go." Fantasy owners should consider Hawes questionable to suit up vs. the Magic on Wednesday.
Spencer Hawes C PHI 11 Days
Spencer Hawes will not play against the Pacers on Saturday due to left knee soreness.
He had a deep bone bruise end his season back in 2010 and he also dealt with knee soreness just as training camp started. Hawes is one of the biggest breakouts of the season with averages of 16.8 points, 10.3 rebounds, 1.6 blocks and 1.9 triples. He should be questionable for Wednesday's game against the Pacers. Lavoy Allen will start while rookie Hollis Thompson will get a chance to build off his great game from Friday.
Spencer Hawes C PHI 12 Days
Spencer Hawes hit a game-tying three to send Friday's game against the Bucks into overtime, and finished with 25 points on 11-of-16 shooting (including three treys), 12 boards and two assists as the Sixers came out on top in the final frame.
Hawes and his first round value could be the biggest difference-maker in fantasy basketball this season given his draft position. Evan Turner added 27 points, six rebounds, three assists, one steal and zero threes or blocks in the win.