Travis Outlaw F SAC 15 Days
The NBA fined Travis Outlaw $15,000 on Sunday for making excessive and unnecessary contact with J.J. Redick on Saturday.
Outlaw lived up to his last name and he gave Redick a bit of a clothesline to receive a flagrant-2 foul. He is playing 15.2 minutes per game, but he a relatively high 6.5 points per game. The Kings don't have much of their rotation set and Outlaw could get 20 minutes every once in a while.
Travis Outlaw F SAC 21 Days
Travis Outlaw (knee) caught fire off the bench in Sunday's loss to Memphis, scoring a team-high 18 points on 6-of-9 shooting, with two 3-pointers, six rebounds, one assist and zero turnovers in just 17 minutes of action.
Outlaw, who bruised his knee early in Friday's game, didn't leave the bench until the Kings were trailing by 20 points in the second half. He helped to slash the Kings' deficit as part of a small second-unit, but ultimately it wasn't enough as the Kings fell to 2-7 with the loss. Outlaw is averaging 5.3 points in 14 minutes per game, which adequately sums up his fantasy appeal.
Travis Outlaw F SAC 21 Days
Travis Outlaw (knee) is a game-time decision for Sunday's game against the Grizzlies.
He did not return to Friday's game after sustaining a knee injury, but since there is no word of the Kings giving him an MRI, it doesn't sound serious. Outlaw has come off the bench and is playing 15 minutes per game, so he's off the fantasy radar regardless of his health.
Travis Outlaw F SAC 22 Days
Travis Outlaw didn't return to Friday's game after bruising his knee in the first quarter.
He stayed on the court until the first quarter ended, so presumably it's nothing too severe, and his absence was surely unnoticed by most fantasy owners. With Patrick Patterson (knee) also unavailable after the first quarter, Luc Mbah a Moute finished with nine points in a season-high 30 minutes.
Travis Outlaw F SAC 1 Month
Travis Outlaw came off the bench for 15 points, 12 rebounds, two steals, a block and a 3-pointer on 4-of-7 shooting in Saturday's ugly loss to the Warriors.
Outlaw had scored a total of seven points in his first two games, so tonight's breakout performance in a blowout loss smells of garbage time. Then again, starter John Salmons has done next to nothing in three games, so it would not be shocking to see Outlaw steal his job soon. If it happens, Outlaw will be worth a close eye going forward.
Travis Outlaw F SAC 2 Months
Starting at SF in Thursday's game vs. the Lakers, Travis Outlaw led the Kings with 18 points on 7-of-9 shooting, including four 3-pointers.
He also had six rebounds and one block without any turnovers in 24 minutes. He struggled to crack the Kings' rotation last year and there's too much competition in Sacramento to expect much more this season -- Luc Richard Mbah a Moute and John Salmons are both likely to earn more SF minutes than Outlaw.
Travis Outlaw F SAC 8 Months
Travis Outlaw scored a season-high 15 points in 18 minutes off the Kings' bench on Sunday, taking advantage of copious garbage time.
The bulk of his points came in the fourth quarter with Sacramento down by 20 points, and there's no reason to expect a repeat performance on Monday or Wednesday. John Salmons was the Kings second-highest scorer with 14 points, Cole Aldrich added 12 points, and Jimmer Fredette, Tyreke Evans and Isaiah Thomas added 10 apiece.
Travis Outlaw F SAC 12 Months
Travis Outlaw will get the start Wednesday with DeMarcus Cousins suspended for one game.
Outlaw hasn't started since Cousins' previous suspension a month ago. He remains unlikely to offer any sort of serious fantasy impact and owners in most leagues should ignore a player who has more than his fair share of DNP-CDs this season.
Travis Outlaw F SAC Nov 12 '12
Travis Outlaw became an emergency starter for the Kings on Sunday, notching 11 points, three rebounds, two assists and two blocks in 26 minutes.
Outlaw started at PF because both DeMarcus Cousins and Thomas Robinson were suspended tonight, but he and Jason Thompson were wildly and predictably overmatched against Pau Gasol and Dwight Howard. Fantasy owners only need to know that Outlaw has racked up three DNP-CDs this season, and his previous season-high was 13 minutes.
Travis Outlaw F SAC Oct 24 '12
Keith Smart believes Travis Outlaw will help the Kings on defense this season.
"I gave him some data and some things to work on this summer," Smart said. "And he came into camp and did a good job." The head coach wants to use Outlaw against "athletic power forwards and big small forwards," and with John Salmons (personal) away from the team, perhaps Outlaw could earn some rotation minutes. However, we're not fully buying what Smart is selling here.