Tristan Thompson PF/C CLE 12 Days

Thompson will start in Sunday's game against the Magic.

Thompson is getting the start for Kevin Love (rest) on Sunday. Love is not expected to be sidelined for long, so Thompson's bump in value will likely be short-lived.

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Thompson played only 12 minutes in Tuesday's blowout win over the Mavericks.

Thompson was held scoreless and pulled down just one rebound, as coach David Blatt opted to use Timofey Mozgov for most of the game, with Kendrick Perkins entering in garbage time. Thompson's minutes are not likely to remain at such a low number going forward, and it's entirely possible Blatt was simply looking to get him some rest.

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Thompson had a double-double with 15 points (6-9 FG, 3-3 FT) and 12 rebounds in 29 minutes in the win over the Suns on Saturday.

Thompson was a beast on the offensive boards with eight. He had his first double-double since March 1 and saw a few extra minutes in the win. When he gets more than 20 minutes, Thompson is a valuable player to put in the lineup.

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Thompson had six points (1-1 FG, 4-6 FT) and six rebounds in 21 minutes in the loss to Atlanta on Friday.

Thompson was coming off a scoreless game with one rebound in 19 minutes in the Wednesday win in the win over the Raptors. In his last three games, he has averaged 5.3 points, 4.7 rebounds in 19.0 minutes. He is splitting time with Timofey Mozgov and neither player is making much of a fantasy contribution.

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Thompson moved back to the bench against the Wizards on Friday and contributed six points and nine rebounds in 23 minutes.Thompson saw some time in the starting lineup before the All-Star break due to Kevin Love's (eye) absence from the court. However, Love has found his way back onto the court which relegates Thompson to a limited spot off the bench moving forward.

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Thompson started Thursday's game against the Bulls with Kevin Love (eye) out, and scored 10 points (5-5 FG) and grabbed eight rebounds in 32 minutes.Thompson usually comes off the bench, but he's been the starter with Love out. Love will presumably return to the starting lineup after the All-Star break, which hurts Thompson's fantasy value. In 43 games off the bench this season, Thompson is averaging 25.8 minutes, 7.9 points, 7.7 rebounds and 0.9 blocks.

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Thompson scored 17 points (7-8 FG, 3-4 FT) and grabbed nine rebounds in the win over Miami on Wednesday.Thompson received a bump in minutes after Kevin Love was poked in the eye and left the game. He might start Thursday against the Bulls and could be a very good play, particularly for rebounds. He has averaged 8.4 rebounds in his last five games in 26.0 minutes.

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Thompson scored 10 points (4-7 FG, 2-6 FT), to go with eight rebounds, two assists, and a block in 29 minutes on Sunday.

Thompson played more minutes in this game because the Cavaliers were up by so much, but he isn't likely to repeat that consistently enough to own him. Timofey Mozgov is a much more interesting player to own because he can fill up stats you want from this position, while Thompson needs an injury to become own able again.

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Thompson provided 10 points (3-4 FG, 4-8 FT) and a game-high 16 rebounds in 31 minutes off the bench in the win over Oklahoma City on Sunday. He added three blocks.

Thompson grabbed a number of boards in traffic and continued to be effective on the glass. He has double digit rebounds in five of his last six games and remains a worthy fantasy candidate for that category despite coming off the bench.

Tristan Thompson PF/C CLE 2 Months

Thompson had six points (3-10 FG, 0-1 FT) with 10 rebounds in 27 minutes in the win over Chicago on Monday.

Thompson returned to the bench with Kevin Love (back) back in the lineup. He still played 27 minutes and had his third straight double-digit rebounding game. His minutes should dip as long as Love stays healthy.