Week 19 NBA pickups

Hot Stove New YorkSenior Writer IMarch 2, 2009

Teams with four games: Atlanta, Cleveland, Dallas, Denver, Golden State, Houston, Memphis, Miami, Milwaukee, New Jersey, Oklahoma City, Phoenix, San Antonio, Washington



Charlie Bell (Bucks)- Over his past five games Bell has averaged 16 points, one steal and has made 15 three-pointers. In 11 games last month he  played 27 minutes per game and hit a season high five three-pointers last Friday.

Courtney Lee (Magic)- Lee has started the past six games and has scored in double-figures in five of them. The rookie averaged 1.1 steal and 1.5 three-pointers made per game and played and 29:48 minutes per game in February.

Honorable mention: Larry Hughes (Knicks)



James Singleton (Mavs)- Over his past five games Singleton is averaging 11 points, 11.6 rebounds and shooting 61 percent from the field. He pulled down a season high 16 rebounds yesterday against the Raptors. He also blocked three shots last Saturday vs. the Thunder.

Dominic McGuire (Wizards)- McGuire has started every game for the Wizards since December 23rd. In 12 games last month he averaged seven rebounds, 1.7 blocks and shot 52.5 percent from the field.  He also had three straight games of three blocked shots and pulled down 14 rebounds twice.

Honorable mention: Thabo Sefolosha (Thunder)



Jeff Foster (Pacers)- Foster pulled down 10 rebounds and scored six points against the Nuggets yesterday. In his previous game he pulled down seven rebounds and recorded four steals.

Craig Smith (Timberwolves)- Smith is averaging 18 points, five rebounds and shooting 78.4 percent from the field over his last two games. If given consistent minutes in the rotation he is a good source for field goal percentage while providing double-digit scoring and some rebounds.

Honorable mention: Darrell Arthur (Grizzles)