NBA Fantasy Pickups: Week 23

Hot Stove New YorkSenior Writer IMarch 30, 2009

NEW YORK - FEBRUARY 23:  Brandon Rush #25 of the Indiana Pacers looks across the court during the game against the New York Knicks at Madison Square Garden February 23, 2009 in New York City.  The Knicks won 123-119.  NOTE TO USER: User expressly acknowledges and agrees that, by downloading and/or using this Photograph, User is consenting to the terms and conditions of the Getty Images License Agreement.  (Photo by Chris McGrath/Getty Images)


Brandon Rush (Pacers)

Rush has scored in double-figures in five straight games and has started the past four.

He has scored 29 points in each of his last two games while making five three-pointers.

As a starter he also has averaged seven rebounds and shot 51 percent from the field.  Fellow G Marquis Daniels could miss the rest of the season with an injured wrist.


Anthony Morrow (Warriors)

Morrow has scored 23.5 points and made seven three pointers his past two games. He is shooting a league-best 49.6 percent from behind the arc and has made at least one three pointer in 14 his last 17 games.

G Stephen Jackson is expected to miss the team’s final nine games with an injured toe.


Honorable mention: Gilbert Arenas (Wizards)…Not playing back-to-back games or away games



Rodney Carney (Timberwolves)

Carney has scored in double-digits in four of his past five games. He set a career-high with seven three-pointers made vs. the 76ers last Wednesday. The third-year player has scored over 19 points three times this month.


Anthony Randolph (Warriors)

Randolph pulled down a career-high 14 rebounds against the Nuggets yesterday. The rookie has scored in double-figures in three straight games and has started the past two. In this span he has 29 rebounds, nine blocks and five steals.


Honorable mention: Kyle Korver (Jazz)



Jeff Foster (Pacers)

Foster pulled down a season-high 18 rebounds against the Bulls last Saturday. He has started the past three games and has averaged 14.3 rebounds and 1.6 blocks.

Foster has been filling in for F/C Troy Murphy, who is sidelined with a knee injury.


Dan Gadzuric (Bucks)

Gadzuric posted his third double-double of the season against the Heat yesterday. He scored 18 points, pulled down 12 rebounds, and shot 53 percent from the field. 

Gadzuric has started the past two games and is also a good source for blocks.


Honorable mention: Ryan Hollins (Mavs)