LeBron James says he ”pretty much played the last three games with a broken hand” after injuring himself in frustration after Game 1 of the NBA Finals.
James punched a white board following Cleveland’s overtime loss in the opener at Oracle Arena Cheap Jimmy Garoppolo Jersey , calling his injury ”self-inflicted” after Golden State finished a sweep of the Cavaliers with a 108-85 victory on Friday night.
James arrived for his postgame news conference with a cast over his right hand.
He says he was upset by some calls that went against the Cavs late in the fourth quarter of their opening loss and he was upset they had missed their chance to win on the road, saying he ”let the emotions get the best of me.”
James scored 23 points in Game 4.
Let's be clear: New Chicago Bears wide receiver Allen Robinson can help your fantasy team. However, drafting him high could lead to some disappointment.There are more than a couple of reasons to pass on Robinson early. The most obvious is that he is making his way back from a torn ACL. The Bears brought him in to be their No. 1 receiver, but there's no guaranteeing he's physically prepared to fill that role.Robinson will be catching passes from second-year quarterback Mitchell Trubisky, who led the league's worst passing attack last season (175.7 yards per game). Trubisky has better weapons around him, has an offensive head coach in Matt Nagy and has a year of experience under his belt. However, he is far from a proven gunslinger.Let's not forget the Bears have a strong backfield comprised of Jordan Howard and Tarik Cohen. Chicago is going to lean on the running game.FantasyPros has Robinson's average draft position (ADP) at 20.8 among wide receivers in points-per-reception (PPR) leagues. This is too high for a guy with a lot of question marks and who has only topped 75 receptions for 1,000 yards once in his career.Target Instead: Josh Gordon, Sammy Watkins, Brandin CooksTE Jordan Reed2 of 7Mark Tenally/Associated PressWhen he's healthy Dante Pettis Youth Jersey , Washington Redskins tight end Jordan Reed can be one of the best players at his position. The problem is that it's difficult to count on him being healthy. He has never completed a full 16-game schedule and is coming off a season in which he missed 10 games.He also underwent toe surgery in the spring, and there's no guaranteeing he'll be at 100 percent early in the season.In addition, Reed is going to be playing with a new quarterback in Alex Smith. Since Reed has been recovering from surgery during the offseason, the two probably haven't had much time to get on the same page. Reed isn't Smith's only option at tight end, either鈥擵ernon Davis (a former teammate in San Francisco) racked up 43 receptions and 648 yards last year鈥攕o if the chemistry isn't there, Smith won't be forcing him the ball.Yet, Reed is still being considered a solid fantasy tight end heading into 2018. FantasyPros lists Reed with an average draft position of 10.2 among tight ends.Target Instead: Eric Ebron, Benjamin Watson, David NjokuWR Emmanuel Sanders3 of 7David Zalubowski/Associated PressThe Denver Broncos are counting on quarterback Case Keenum improving their passing attack this season鈥攈ence the two-year, $36 million deal they gave him this offseason. Yet Cheap DJ Chark Jersey , it's hard to see him being enough of an improvement at the position to suddenly reverse the course of Emmanuel Sanders' career.Sanders, who peaked with 1,404 receiving yards in 2014, has seen a drop in yards every season since. He had just 555 yards and two touchdowns in 2017. Yes, Keenum should help him rebound some, but Sanders will also be competing with rookie second-round pick Courtland Sutton for a major role alongside Demaryius Thomas.Getting back to the 1,000-yard range doesn't seem reasonable for the 31-year-old Sanders, especially if Sutton begins to earn the trust of Keenum and head coach Vance Joseph.Yet, ESPN.com still has Sanders ranked 53rd overall for PPR formats. A wideout on the decline who is battling younger competition is not the type of player you want to target with a fifth-round pick.Target Instead: Marvin Jones Jr., Pierre Garcon Hayden Hurst Youth Jersey , Brandin CooksRB David Johnson4 of 7Matt York/Associated PressThe Arizona Cardinals are getting running back David Johnson back after he missed most of last season with a wrist injury (15 games, in fact). This is obviously great for the Cardinals offense, but this is also a return that is going to sucker some people into drafting Johnson too high.ESPN.com has Johnson ranked third overall in PPR, but that's a big gamble.聽While a wrist injury isn't going to be as difficult to return from as a torn ACL or broken ankle, it has still kept Johnson away from live action for the better part of a year. It's not going to help that the Cardinals don't boast much receiving talent or a surefire field-stretching quarterback.When Johnson topped 2,000 rushing and receiving yards in 2016, Arizona had Carson Palmer chucking the ball for more than 4,000 yards. This year, it will have either the unproven Josh Rosen or the fragile Sam Bradford under center. Those guys will have no proven receiving talent aside from Larry Fitzgerald to throw to.Expect teams to disrespect Arizona's passing attack for much of the season and to clamp down on Johnson. Can he still have a solid year? Sure, but there are safer top picks for your fantasy draft.Target Instead: Antonio Brown Minkah Fitzpatrick Youth Jersey , Ezekiel Elliott, DeAndre HopkinsRB Dalvin Cook5 of 7Jim Mone/Associated PressUnlike Johnson, Minnesota Vikings running back Dalvin Cook is making a return from a torn ACL. This alone makes him a risky high fantasy pick.Yet, ESPN.com still ranks Cook as its 13th fantasy player for PPR formats. Yes, he flashed a lot of potential in his four games as a rookie (354 rushing yards, 90 receiving yards), but do you feel comfortable about using a borderline first-round pick on him?The Vikings might not even be ready to give Cook a heavy workload, especially early. They'll likely split the carries between him and Latavius Murray, who amassed 842 yards rushing last season. Cautiously, after all Marcus Davenport Saints Jersey , is the way to approach playing a potential franchise player returning from a serious injury.Cook is a better target for Round 3 or 4.聽Picking him late in Round 1 or early in Round 2 puts him firmly in bust territory.Target Instead: Leonard Fournette, Christian McCaffrey, Devonta FreemanTE Trey Burton6 of 7Nam Huh/Associated PressLast season with the Philadelphia Eagles, tight end Trey Burton produced 248 yards and five touchdowns in a limited role. He parlayed that into a four-year, $32 million deal with the Bears this offseason, which comes with a fair amount of fantasy hype.FantasyPros lists Burton's ADP at 10.3 among tight ends. That's high for a play.
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