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Brandan Wright | Center/Forward

Team: Boston Celtics
Age / DOB:  (27) / 10/5/1987
Ht / Wt:  6'10' / 240
College: North Carolina
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Brandan Wright played six minutes against the Nets on Friday with four points, one rebound, one assist and one steal.
The Celtics didn't make the Rondo deal for Wright and chances are he's just another trade piece for a draft pick. Wright is a great fit for a team with perimeter shooting, but the Celtics are unlikely to give him more than 20 minutes per game any time soon. He's not worth owning in standard leagues. Dec 26 - 3:45 PM

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Brandan Wright was quiet in 13 minutes off the Celtics' bench on Tuesday, going for five points, three rebounds and one block.

Wright's judicious shot selection and elite FG percentages gave him value in a 20-minute role for the Mavericks, but he belongs on the waiver wire now that he's in Boston. We'll let you know if he carves out a bigger role in the coming weeks.
Dec 23 - 10:03 PM

Brandan Wright had six points on 3-of-5 shooting with three rebounds on Sunday, playing 13 minutes off the bench in his debut with the Boston Celtics.

Wright has been among the league-leaders in FG percentage all season, largely because 75.8 percent of his shots have come within five feet of the basket. He'll be a viable fantasy big man if he carves out sufficient playing time, but that's not guaranteed in Boston's competitive frontcourt.
Dec 21 - 9:17 PM

Brandan Wright will be available to play on Sunday vs. the Heat.

It will be interesting to see how coach Brad Stevens uses Wright considering how crowded the frontcourt is at the moment. However, Wright is one of the most efficient players in the league and has too much talent to not see playing time with the Celtics. Owners in deeper leagues would be wise to take a gamble here, while owners in standard leagues can use a wait-and-see approach.
Source: ESPN Boston
Dec 21 - 10:24 AM

Brandan Wright will be inactive for Friday's game vs. Minnesota.

Tyler Zeller's starting spot is safe for now, but it'll be interesting to see how Brad Stevens' rotations develop with Zeller, Wright, and Kelly Olynyk all vying for minutes. Stay tuned.
Dec 19 - 1:46 PM

Brandan Wright will be sent to Boston as part of the trade for Rajon Rondo.

Wright will enter a very crowded frontcourt in Boston, and he'll be fighting for minutes with the likes of Tyler Zeller (current starter), Kelly Olynyk, and Brandon Bass. It'll be interesting to watch Boston's rotations develop, but Wright makes sense as a speculative add in deeper leagues.
Dec 18 - 6:08 PM

Multiple sources are reporting that the Mavs and Celtics are having serious discussions about a trade that would include Brandan Wright going to Boston for Rajon Rondo.

Wright had 10 points, five rebounds and three blocks in Wednesday's win over the Magic, but it's hard to say what would happen to his fantasy value if he goes to Boston. Tyler Zeller is starting, Kelly Olynyk is playing at a high level and Jared Sullinger can also play center. In other words, a move to Boston may not be a bad thing for Wright, but we doubt it makes him a must-own player, either, as long as the aforementioned bigs remain in Beantown.
Dec 17 - 11:35 PM

Brandan Wright lit up the Bucks for eight points, seven rebounds, two assists, four steals and three blocks in 21 minutes off the Mavs' bench on Sunday.

B-Wright made 4-of-6 shots which actually lowers his season average of 74.1 percent, which is tops in the NBA among qualifying players. Wright's minuscule 0.5 turnovers per game are a boon in 9-cat leagues, but even without that category he's been a top-80 fantasy value in just 19 minutes per game.
Dec 7 - 10:31 PM

Brandan Wright made just 2-of-7 from the field four points during a 106-102 on Friday, adding two rebounds and one block in 15 minutes.

He is struggling right now and has missed five shots in his last two games. Wright should get easy shots on Saturday and his fantasy owners should stick with him.
Nov 29 - 12:37 AM

Brandan Wright had another perfect game from the field on Monday, hitting all six of his shots for 13 points, four rebounds and two blocks in 25 minutes.

Wright is a machine and the only thing that can stop him is his own health, but for now he seems fairly durable and playing behind an older set of big men he has a lot of upside (especially in the case of Tyson Chandler). He's returning top 40-70 value (9/8 cat) and congratulations are in order if you drafted him.
Nov 25 - 1:21 AM

Brandan Wright hit 6-of-7 shots (as usual) and racked up 14 points, 11 rebounds and three blocks in just 22 minutes on Saturday.

Wright is a beast right now and a very economical center in daily leagues. Despite coming off the bench and getting just 19.4 minutes per game, Wright has scored in double figures in seven straight games and came into this one averaging 12.6 points, 4.4 rebounds, 1.2 steals and 1.0 blocks over his last five. Those numbers are going up and he’s shooting it lights out this season, and hitting 31-of-39 shots over his last six games. If starter Tyson Chandler ever gets hurt, look out.
Nov 22 - 11:31 PM

Brandan Wright hit all five of his field goal attempts in Friday's blowout win, finishing with 12 points, three boards and two steals in just 19 minutes.

Wright is hitting an absurd 77.8 percent from the field while returning top 50-90 value (9/8 cat) in just 18.6 mpg. If you were an early adopter or drafted Wright go ahead and pat yourself on the back, and if your league is still sleeping it's time to wake up.
Nov 22 - 1:07 AM

Brandan Wright hit 6-of-7 shots off the bench for 14 points, six rebounds, a steal and a block in Wednesday's win.

Wright has somehow scored in double figures in five straight games and is averaging 12.2 points, 3.8 rebounds and 1.6 blocks over that stretch, despite playing just 19 minutes a game. He's also hit 24-of-31 shots during that run, and is worth owning in most leagues, despite coming off the bench.
Nov 20 - 12:32 AM

Brandan Wright made all six from the field for 13 points against the Wolves in an easy 131-117 win on Saturday with five rebounds, one assist and one block.

He's on a mission to lead the NBA in field goal percentage and he might be the favorite as long as he qualifies. Wright isn't going to be the best player on your fantasy team, but he's a solid contributor. He's worth owning in competitive standard leagues.
Nov 16 - 1:48 AM

Brandan Wright scored 14 points on 4-of-7 from the field on Thursday against the 76ers with five rebounds, one steal and two blocks in 16 minutes.

He had one of his best usage rates of the year, but his shooting percentage actually took a hit. Wright is still worth a look in standard leagues for his output in blocks and field goal percentage.
Nov 14 - 1:10 AM

Depth Charts

All Positions
PosRoleName
PG1Marcus Smart
2Jameer Nelson
3Phil Pressey
SG1Avery Bradley
2Marcus Thornton
SF1Jeff Green
2Evan Turner
3Jae Crowder
4Gerald Wallace
5James Young
PF1Jared Sullinger
2Brandon Bass
C1Tyler Zeller
2Kelly Olynyk
3Brandan Wright