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Lee had another quietly efficient night, that has been his trademark so far this season. He finished with 13 points (4-10 FG, 3-5 3Pt, 2-3 FT), three rebounds, three assists, and two steals in a team-high 39 minutes.
Lee has been one of the surprises this year, as he appears to have found a team that knows how to use him in Memphis. Even when not starting, he's been playing big minutes and has been a consistent source of threes and steals. While his gaudy percentages will eventually drop, he seems to be embracing his role on the Grizzlies and may continue putting up these kind of numbers.
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Lee (illness) made his return to the lineup and scored five points (2-5 FG, 1-2 3Pt) to go along with two assists in 30 minutes during the Grizzlies' 117-100 win versus the Celtics on Friday.
This was Lee's least impressive showing of the season, but it was still good to see him return from his illness to face his former Celtics team. He's off to a terrific start this season, and as long as he continues to see solid playing time, he'll likely hold decent value in most leagues.
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Lee (illness) said he will play Friday, Gary Washburn of the Boston Globe reports.
Many of the Grizzlies are suffering from a nasty stomach bug, but Lee must be feeling well enough to play Friday. Still, he may be feeling some symptoms of the illness, and it may be wise to avoid using any of the sick Grizzlies tonight if you have a comparable replacement.
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Lee (illness) is considered questionable for Friday's game against the Celtics, Rob Fischer of Sports 56 WHBQ in Memphis reports.
Lee was one of five Grizzlies to miss Wednesday's game against the Raptors due to a stomach virus. That opened the door for rookie Jordan Adams to play 17 minutes off the bench, and Adams could again see increased minutes if Lee is unable to go.
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Lee (illness) has been ruled out Wednesday, CBS Sports' James Herbert reports.
One third of the Grizzlies' roster is out with this stomach virus, meaning Mike Conley and Vince Carter will see almost all of the action out on the perimeter. Consider Lee day-to-day.
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Lee (illness) is questionable for Wednesday's game, Sports 56 WHBQ's Rob Fischer reports.
A stomach virus is spreading through the Grizzlies' locker room, and Tony Allen and Beno Udrih are also questionable Wednesday, meaning Mike Conley, Vince Carter and Quincy Pondexter could see most of the minutes in the backcourt and on the wing.
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Lee recorded 15 points (6-7 FG, 3-4 3Pt), three rebounds, two assists and one steal in 30 minutes during the Grizzlies' 119-93 win versus the Rockets on Monday.
Lee returned to the starting lineup after coming off the bench behind Tayshaun Prince the previous two games versus the Pistons and Kings. It's possible that coach Dave Joerger looked to Prince in those matchups due to the length of the opponents with Josh Smith and Rudy Gay at small forward. Reports also surfaced that Prince would start Monday's game versus the Rockets, but Prince instead the veteran received yet another DNP-CD. Lee is shooting an unsustainable field-goal percentage, but his consistent minutes and production make him worth a look in most formats.
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Lee came played 36 minutes against the Sacramento Kings on Thursday. He recorded a line of 16 points (6-9 FG, 1-1 3Pt, 3-3 FT), one rebound, three assists, three steals, one block, and one turnover.
Lee was the star of the game in this contest, tipping the ball in with 0.3 seconds left in the game to deliver his team a 111-110 win. He is a bench player for Memphis that plays starter type minutes. 3-point shooting his his specialty, but he doesn't do much else, making him more valuable in rotisserie leagues.
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Lee posted 22 points (9-14 FG, 4-5 3Pt), three rebounds, three assists, two steals and one block in 39 minutes during the Grizzlies' 102-91 win versus the Suns on Wednesday.
Making his return from a two-game absence with a concussion, Lee was extremely efficient and aggressive on Wednesday. He is averaging 16.0 points (60.0 FG, 70.0 3Pt, 100.0 FT), 2.7 rebounds, 2.7 assists, 1.3 steals and 0.7 blocks in 30 minutes per game during his three games. However, if he hadn't suffered a concussion in the first half of last Friday night's game versus the Pacers, during which he had 12 points, four rebounds and two assists in 16 minutes, those averages would likely be a bit beefier. Vince Carter (ankle) is still not 100 percent healthy, Jordan Adams has yet to see playing time, and Lee's shooting percentages are more than likely to drop, but if Lee is going to play 30 minutes or more per game on a consistent basis he has a very solid shot to maintain decent value in most leagues. Tayshaun Prince, who started in Lee's absence, received his second DNP-Coach's Decision of the season on Wednesday.
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Lee (concussion) is expected to play Wednesday against the Suns, Ronald Tillery of the Memphis Commercial Appeal reports.
Lee missed the last two games with a concussion, but all signs point to him returning to the court Wednesday, barring a setback. He'll also step back into the starting lineup, which should push Tayshaun Prince back into reserve duty.