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Tyler Hansbrough | Forward

Team: Toronto Raptors
Age / DOB:  (29) / 11/3/1985
Ht / Wt:  6'9' / 250
College: North Carolina
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Tyler Hansbrough was terrific off the bench on Sunday, finishing with 10 points, six boards and one block in 20 minutes.
He gave the Raptors a huge lift off the bench with Jonas Valanciunas struggling, and ended up playing down the stretch in a thrilling win over the Nuggets. However, Hansbrough has a very limited role this season and this was his first solid game in a while, so owners should consider this a fluke and look elsewhere for production. Sun, Dec 28, 2014 11:50:00 PM

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Tyler Hansbrough (shoulder) returned from a five-game absence with four rebounds, one assist and one steal vs. the Lakers on Sunday.

He missed his only shot attempt and racked up three fouls during his brief time on the court, showing obvious rust after his injury-induced absence. He may earn more playing time on Tuesday if Amir Johnson (toe) can't suit up, but his fantasy game is too limited to bother with him in standard leagues.
Mon, Dec 1, 2014 01:02:00 AM

Tyler Hansbrough (shoulder) is set to make his return to the court for Sunday's game against the Lakers.

While it is good to see him back, he is not a big part of the rotation and can be ignored in almost all leagues. Hansbrough will need an injury to occur in Toronto's frontcourt before he will be relevant again.
Sun, Nov 30, 2014 08:45:00 PM

Tyler Hansbrough (shoulder) will not play on Friday night.

He is starting to do some work in practice, so Hansbrough is getting close to have almost no fantasy value.
Fri, Nov 28, 2014 06:00:00 PM

Tyler Hansbrough (shoulder) went through a full practice on Thursday, so there's a possibility he'll be able to suit up for Friday's game vs. Dallas.

Hansbrough is averaging 3.4 points and 3.8 rebounds on the season, and has gone scoreless in his past four outings, so whether he plays or not should be of no concern to owners in standard leagues.
Thu, Nov 27, 2014 04:27:00 PM

Tyler Hansbrough (shoulder) will not play in Wednesday's game vs. the Hawks.

His absence should affect many fantasy lineups, though it means more playing time for guys like Patrick Patterson, Amir Johnson and Chuck Hayes. Hansbrough remains day-to-day.
Wed, Nov 26, 2014 06:19:00 PM

Tyler Hansbrough will be a game-time decision on Wednesday due to his shoulder injury.

The Raptors play the Hawks tonight, but Hansbrough doesn't have much fantasy appeal whether he's in uniform or not.
Wed, Nov 26, 2014 12:10:00 PM

Tyler Hansbrough (shoulder) will not play against the Suns on Monday.

He doesn't do much while he's on the court and has very little fantasy value. Hansbrough is not worth owning in just about any league.
Mon, Nov 24, 2014 05:52:00 PM

Tyler Hansbrough (shoulder) will not play on Saturday against the Cavs.

He is a hustle player, but he doesn't get the hustle stats. Hansbrough has very little fantasy value in almost any league.
Sat, Nov 22, 2014 06:08:00 PM

Tyler Hansbrough (shoulder) will not play Friday vs. the Bucks.

Hansbrough is averaging a meager 3.4 points and 3.8 rebounds over 17.5 minutes of action this season, so he's not worth owning in most leagues. His absence will result in more minutes for Amir Johnson and Patrick Patterson, but Amir is the guy to own here. Bruno Caboclo and Lucas Nogueira will also be joining the active roster tonight, but neither Caboclo nor Nogueira will see major minutes, if any.
Fri, Nov 21, 2014 06:03:00 PM

Tyler Hansbrough went to the locker room in the second half on Thursday after a hard fall due to a back contusion and he is available to return.

He may have tweaked his back after being up-ended by Joakim Noah. Hansbrough's carelessness on the court has cost him a handful of games, but it's also a big reason why he's in the NBA. He has no fantasy value, though.
Thu, Nov 13, 2014 10:06:00 PM

Tyler Hansbrough started at center for the Raptors on Wednesday but hit just 1-of-2 shots for four points, five rebounds and a block.

He started in place of Jonas Valanciunas, who was out with a hand injury, but didn't answer the call. Continue to ignore him.
Wed, Nov 5, 2014 10:12:00 PM

Tyler Hansbrough will start against the Celtics on Wednesday.

Jonas Valanciunas (hand) isn't expected to be out long and Hansbrough is one of the least efficient big men in the NBA, so he can be left on the wire on this 12-game night.
Wed, Nov 5, 2014 06:44:00 PM

Tyler Hansbrough drew praise from coach Dwane Casey following Wednesday's win over the Hawks.

"Tyler brought the energy, the rebounding, the mixing it up," Casey said. "He brought a physical presence in the paint, which we needed. That’s what he brings. Tyler’s doing a much better job this season of really spacing, screening and getting to his positions." Hansbrough is not on the fantasy radar
Thu, Oct 30, 2014 04:12:00 PM

Tyler Hansbrough made a 3-pointer on Sunday against the Kings, finishing with 11 points and three rebounds on 3-of-4 from the field.

He said he worked on his corner treys and apparently he wasn't joking. Hansbrough was still one of the worst jump shooters in the NBA last season, so he's not going to be the power forward version of Steph Curry or anything. He can be ignored in almost all leagues.
Mon, Oct 6, 2014 09:45:00 AM

Depth Charts

All Positions
PG1Kyle Lowry
SG1Greivis Vasquez
2Lou Williams
3Landry Fields
SF1DeMar DeRozan
2Terrence Ross
3James Johnson
PF1Amir Johnson
2Patrick Patterson
3Tyler Hansbrough
C1Jonas Valanciunas
2Chuck Hayes
3Greg Stiemsma
4Lucas Nogueira