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Anthony Tolliver | Forward

Team: Detroit Pistons
Age / DOB:  (30) / 6/1/1985
Ht / Wt:  6'8' / 240
College: Creighton
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The Pistons will fully guarantee Anthony Tolliver's $3 million contract for next season.
The Pistons are going to have a bunch of different pieces on their team next season and Tolliver will continue to be a backup. As long as the Pistons are healthy, he won't get much run. Jun 26 - 5:25 PM

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Anthony Tolliver made five treys for his 15 points against the Heat on Saturday with two rebounds, one assist and two turnovers.

He played 35 minutes and really helped space the floor with nine attempts from beyond the arc. Tolliver has at least one more start headed his way with the Pistons hopeful Greg Monroe (knee) can return on Wednesday.
Apr 4 - 11:30 PM

Anthony Tolliver started again on Wednesday and had 10 points, eight rebounds, four assists, a steal and two more 3-pointers on 4-of-8 shooting in 31 minutes.

Tolliver had his first double-double on Tuesday with 13 points, 10 rebounds and three 3-pointers, and has now drained 12 treys over his last five games. His numbers haven't been great while filling in for Greg Monroe, but his last two games have been promising. If you need 3-pointers, he's worth a look until Monroe comes back, which tentatively will be on April 8.
Apr 1 - 10:00 PM

Anthony Tolliver recorded his first double-double of the season on Tuesday with 13 points and 10 rebounds in a win vs. the visiting Hawks.

He also logged a season-high 40 minutes, adding three 3-pointers and one assist to round out a productive fantasy evening. Tolliver is shooting 38.2 percent in March, part of the reason he's a middling fantasy player even while starting for Greg Monroe (knee), but owners seeking 3-pointers should at least consider picking him up.
Mar 31 - 9:56 PM

Anthony Tolliver scored 11 points on 4-of-6 shooting (including three treys) with four rebounds and two assists in 31 minutes on Friday against the Magic.

Tolliver could end up starting for the rest of the season if Greg Monroe is shut down, and owners seeking 3-pointers should give him a hard look.
Mar 27 - 10:58 PM

Anthony Tolliver failed to score in 25 minutes vs, the Celtics on Sunday, missing all seven of his attempts from the field.

He did record three assists, two boards and one block, but it's tough to sugarcoat this performance. Tolliver was simply awful tonight, and the only good news is that he still saw 25 minutes of action. There is no telling when Greg Monroe (knee) will return, but Tolliver is still worth a look in deeper leagues for his 3-point shooting. Expect him to bounce back on Tuesday vs. the Raptors.
Mar 22 - 9:36 PM

Anthony Tolliver didn't make any treys during a 107-91 win over the Bulls on Saturday, scoring four points with six boards, one assist and one steal in 22 minutes.

He was in foul trouble, so he squandered a chance for more playing time with Shawne Williams (illness) and Greg Monroe (knee) out. Monroe is out for Sunday and could miss more time, so Tolliver is a sneaky player to own in deep leagues.
Mar 21 - 10:59 PM

Anthony Tolliver scored nine points with five rebounds, one block and two 3-pointers in 34 minutes against the 76ers on Wednesday.

This morning it seemed like Greg Monroe (knee) was going to be ready tonight, but now there's talk of him missing both games this weekend. Tolliver scored 15 points in 32 minutes on Tuesday and could score in the low teens against the Celtics and Bulls this weekend. Give him a look if you need some points, boards and treys.
Mar 18 - 9:41 PM

Anthony Tolliver started Tuesday's game and finished with 15 points (4-of-12 FGs, 3-of-4 FTs), four 3-pointers, seven rebounds and one steal in 32 minutes.

He scored 14 points off the bench on Saturday but was shooting just 29.0 percent in his five previous games, and won't help fantasy owners with more than a handful of 3-pointers most nights. Monroe is expected to play on Wednesday so there's no reason for Tolliver to budge from the waiver wire.
Mar 17 - 10:20 PM

Anthony Tolliver will slide into the starting lineup for Tuesday's game against the Grizzlies with Greg Monroe (knee) unavailable.

Tolliver is capable of scoring in the teens while draining some 3-pointers, and he's worth a look as a streamer option. He will however have a tough matchup against the Grizzlies, so that's something to consider for those playing daily leagues. Shawne Williams will also likely get some extended run tonight.
Mar 17 - 6:14 PM

Anthony Tolliver started the second half against the Jazz on Saturday, finishing with 14 points, three boards, one assist and two 3-pointers in 28 minutes.

The Pistons lost Andre Drummond to a concussion, so we could have a couple games of Tolliver getting close to 30 minutes. The team really doesn't have a lot of depth and coach Stan Van Gundy loves floor-spacing guys, so Tolliver is worth a look in deep leagues.
Mar 15 - 3:09 AM

Anthony Tolliver did not score in his 21 minutes off the bench during a 100-91 win over the Bulls, adding five rebounds, two assists and one turnover.

His minutes are somewhat safer now and he was the first man off the bench. Tolliver obviously isn't a fantasy savior or anything, but he'll be a decent plug-and-play guy in deep leagues. He's not a DFS option, obviously.
Feb 21 - 1:14 AM

Anthony Tolliver got hot in 25 minutes vs. the Hornets, finishing with 16 points on 6-of-11 shooting, three 3-pointers, four rebounds and one assist.

The Hornets' frontcourt was overmatched all night, but the low-point may have been watching Tolliver repeatedly blow by defenders for easy buckets. He's emerged with a steady enough bench role for specialist value in deep leagues, averaging 8.0 points, 1.3 triples, 3.3 rebounds and 0.5 steals in February.
Feb 10 - 9:29 PM

Anthony Tolliver scored 15 points in a 34 minutes of action on Sunday, falling one point shy of his season-high in a disappointing home loss to the Wolves.

He made 4-of-8 field goals and 4-of-4 free throws with three 3-pointers, four rebounds and one assist, and picked up more minutes than usual with both Greg Monroe and Andre Drummond in foul trouble. Tolliver's steady barrage of 3-point attempts is enough for value in deep leagues, but most owners should leave him on the waiver wire.
Feb 8 - 9:15 PM

Anthony Tolliver played 21 minutes against the Pacers on Wednesday with 12 points, two rebounds, one assist, one steal, one block and one 3-pointer.

He was running some pick-and-roll plays with John Lucas III, which is something nobody imagined a couple months ago. He was out there for spacing, but his minutes are going to be limited as long as Andre Drummond and Greg Monroe are healthy. Give him a look in deep leagues, though.
Feb 4 - 9:45 PM

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PosRoleName
PG1Brandon Jennings
2Reggie Jackson
3Spencer Dinwiddie
SG1Kentavious Caldwell-Pope
2Jodie Meeks
3Cartier Martin
4Darrun Hilliard
SF1Quincy Miller
2Stanley Johnson
3Reggie Bullock
4Danny Granger
PF1Ersan Ilyasova
2Marcus Morris
3Anthony Tolliver
C1Andre Drummond
2Aron Baynes