Week 15 Observations: Boogie is Back and the NBA is in Trouble
Week 15 Observations: Boogie is Back and the NBA is in Trouble
Midway through Week 15, Nick Whalen check in on the players and storylines shaping the fantasy basketball landscape.

Wendell Carter underwent surgery Monday to repair ligament damage in his left thumb. The rookie will remain out for 8-to-12 weeks, conservatively placing him back around mid-to-late-March. If Carter were to return in exactly eight weeks (Mar. 19), the Bulls would have 10 games remaining on the schedule. Given the location of the injury and relatively low risk of re-injury, it's possible Carter could come back and provide some value over the final two weeks of the regular season, but fantasy owners shouldn't count on it.

Just days after the Bulls indicated Robin Lopez would move into an (even more) reduced role, the veteran started Monday's slopfest against the Cavaliers. He played 24 minutes and finished with eight points, nine rebounds, four assists, one steal and

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Nick Whalen
RotoWire's NBA Editor and award winning host of the RotoWire NBA Podcast. Many years ago, Stromile Swift gave Nick his unbelievably sweaty headband after a preseason game. Despite its failure to match his school colors, Nick went on to wear that headband for the entirety of his sixth grade basketball season. Catch Nick on Twitter @wha1en.
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