Jan 6, 2014; Philadelphia, PA, USA; Minnesota Timberwolves forward Corey Brewer (13) celebrates scoring a three pointer during the third quarter against the Philadelphia 76ers at the Wells Fargo Center. Mandatory Credit: Howard Smith-USA TODAY Sports

Fantasy Basketball: Top Performers-January 6, 2014


Jan 6, 2014; Los Angeles, CA, USA; Los Angeles Clippers point guard Darren Collison (2) drives the baseline as Orlando Magic power forward Glen Davis (11) defends in the third quarter at Staples Center. The Clippers defeated the Magic 101-81. Mandatory Credit: Andrew Fielding-USA TODAY Sports

Last night it was Auburn and Florida State that put on the show that had the attention of most sports fans in an epic duel for the National Championship. The NBA schedule took a back seat with just thregames on the slate, but there were some notable fantasy basketball lines from these three games. In overall results, the T-Wolves beat the 76ers, the Clippers crushed the Magic, and the Nets beat the Hawks in Brooklyn. Here are the fantasy standout from those games:

Kevin Love-Minnesota Timberwolves

Jan 6, 2014; Philadelphia, PA, USA; Minnesota Timberwolves forward Kevin Love (42) shoots after being fouled by Philadelphia 76ers guard Evan Turner (12) during the third quarter at the Wells Fargo Center. The Timberwolves defeated the Sixers 126-95. Mandatory Credit: Howard Smith-USA TODAY Sports

Love had the best line of the night with a league-high 26 points including four three-pointers while adding seven boards, four assists, two steals, and a block. Love and the Wolves hung 126 in Phily so there were plenty of points to go around.

Darren Collison-Los Angeles Clippers

Collison is clearly the must-add from the waiver wire right now and is still available in over 25% of ESPN leagues as of early Tuesday morning. Last night he played 36 minutes and led the Clippers with 21 points to go with his seven assists, four steals, and three rebounds. He should continue to see heavy playing time and be a great fantasy asset for as long as CP3 is sidelined with his shoulder injury.

DeAndre Jordan-Los Angeles Clippers

Jordan had a huge frontcourt game pulling in 17 rebounds to go with his eight blocks. He made 6-10 shots and even 2-3 from the free throw line finishing with 14 points.

Victor Oladipo-Orlando Magic

In the Magic’s loss to LA, Oladipo turned in a solid, versatile line with three three-pointers on his way to 22 points to go with eight rebounds, five assists, a steal, and a block.

Joe Johnson-Brooklyn Nets

Jan 6, 2014; Brooklyn, NY, USA; Brooklyn Nets shooting guard Joe Johnson (7) drives on Atlanta Hawks small forward DeMarre Carroll (5) during the third quarter of a game at Barclays Center. The Nets defeated the Hawks 91-86. Mandatory Credit: Brad Penner-USA TODAY Sports

Johnson powered the Nets past his former team with 23 points although he did need 22 shots to get them. He added a steal, four assists, and three rebounds in Brooklyn’s 91-86 home win.

Blake Griffin-Los Angeles Clippers

Because LA was so far ahead, Griffin only played 24 minutes last night but still managed to turn in a solid line finishing with 16 points and adding eight rebounds, six assists, and three steals in his limited time.

Corey Brewer-Minnesota Timberwolves

Brewer turned in our sleeper line of the night last night as he continued to pick up his scoring for Minnesota. Last night he hit all three three-pointers he attempted on his way to 15 points giving him double-digits in five of his last six games. He also had a pair of steals giving him multiple thefts in three of his last four and at least one steal in his last nine games. Brewer seems to be finding his shot and is worth a look if your team needs helps in the ever-elusive steals category.

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