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Monday, March 23rd, 2009

Week 22 NBA pickups

Fantasy Playoffs

Teams with five games: Chicago, Phoenix

Teams with four games: Atlanta, Boston, Denver, Detroit, L.A. Clippers, L.A. Lakers, Miami, Minnesota, New York, Philadelphia, San Antonio, Washington

Guards

Keyon Dooling (Nets)- Dooling has started the past four games with PG Devin Hariss sidelined with a shoulder injury. Last week as the starting PG he averaged 15.8 points, 6.5 assists and shot 60% from the field in four games. Dooling recorded  season-highs in minutes (40:42) and points (19) against the Cavs yesterday.

Antoine Wright (Mavs)- Wright has been in the starting lineup since January 6th. He has averaged 12 points and made five three-pointers over this past five games.  He played a season-high (40:23) minutes against the Hawks last Thursday.

Honorable mention: Arron Afflalo (Pistons)

Forwards

Julian Wright (Hornets)- Wright has been in the starting lineup since March 5th. He blocked a season high four shots vs. the Warriors yesterday. The second-year player scored eight points, pulled down seven boards and recorded four steals against the Grizzlies last Friday.

Joe Smith (Cavs)- Smith is averaging modest points (7) and rebounds …

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