Age: 31 Height: 6-0 Weight: 175 lbs School: UCLA
The Indiana Pacers will not be facing a complete unknown when the Chicago Bulls visit Tuesday with a new head coach in tow. The Pacers know the on-court personnel, of course, last facing the Bulls on Nov. 2, when Fred Hoiberg was still calling the shots in Chicago and Darren Collison's jump shot was the difference in a 107-105 Pacers victory. Hoiberg, though, was fired Monday, and when the Bulls take the court against the Pacers, associate head coach Jim Boylen will take over as head coach.
Here are some players to target and avoid as you create what will hopefully be a winning Yahoo entry. Darren Collison, IND vs. CHI ($19): Victor Oladipo (knee) has missed the last seven games for the Pacers and remains without a timetable for his return. Collison hasn’t increased his scoring output, but he has averaged 7.7 assists during Oladipo’s absence.
Welcome to the NBA, Deandre Ayton.
The Suns’ rookie is filling up the box score this season — 17 points and 10.5 rebounds a game, shooting 62.1 percent — and is right in the middle of the early Rookie of the Year conversation for good reason. His defense