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DeAndre Liggins | Guard | #14

Team: Dallas Mavericks
Age / DOB:  (29) / 3/31/1988
Ht / Wt:  6'6' / 209
College: Kentucky
Drafted: 2011 / Rd. 2 (23) / ORL
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The Mavericks are not expected to pick up DeAndre Liggins' option for next season.
The Mavericks claimed Liggins off waivers during the final week of the season and were expected to take a "long look" at him this summer, but they are now prepared to move in another direction. The 29-year-old defensive specialist has career averages of 2.1 points, 1.5 rebounds and 0.6 steals. Jun 24 - 1:40 PM
Source: ESPN

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The Mavericks are expected to take a "long look" at DeAndre Liggins this summer.

The 29-year-old swingman joined the Mavs for the final game of the 2016-17 season after he was waived by Cleveland. He's a defensive specialist with career averages of 2.1 points and 1.5 rebounds, though he did shoot 37.8 percent from 3-point range with the Cavaliers. Coach Rick Carlisle said Liggins could earn his spot on the 2017-18 roster with a strong summer, but it's doubtful that he will make an impact in fantasy leagues next season.
Source: Mavs.com
Jun 5 - 12:22 PM

The Mavs have reportedly claimed DeAndre Liggins off waivers.

He might be able to get some minutes in the Mavericks' regular-season finale on Wednesday if Rick Carlisle decides to dish out another rest day to J.J. Barea, but it's unlikely he'll bring enough to the stat sheet to warrant consideration in fantasy hoops.
Apr 11 - 5:11 PM

The Cavaliers have waived DeAndre Liggins.

The Cavs simply didn't need him with Kyle Korver and J.R. Smith both healthy. The Cavaliers do plan on signing someone to fill their 15th roster spot, but they will need to do so by Wednesday in order for them to be playoff eligible.
Source: NBA.com
Apr 9 - 2:13 PM

With Iman Shumpert (ankle) back in the starting lineup, DeAndre Liggins will return to the bench for Tuesday's game against the Timberwolves.

Whether he's starting or coming off the bench, Liggins is a non-factor in fantasy hoops.
Feb 14 - 2:38 PM

DeAndre Liggins returned to action on Saturday with nine points, five rebounds, five assists, three steals, one block and one 3-pointer in 22 minutes.

He was really aggressive on the defensive end and put on a full-court press quite a bit in this game. Liggins actually turned in one of his best games on the stat sheet for the season, but he won't be this good most nights. Plus, Iman Shumpert (ankle) should be back after the break.
Feb 11 - 10:31 PM

Kyrie Irving, DeAndre Liggins, LeBron James, Kevin Love and Tristan Thompson will start against the Nuggets on Saturday.

Coach Ty Lue said he will not rest anyone for today's game against the Nuggets. Liggins also returns after a tooth issue kept him out on Thursday. He won't be doing much outside of playing defense today.
Feb 11 - 5:56 PM

DeAndre Liggins (tooth) will not play against the Thunder on Thursday and Jordan McRae will start in his place.

Of course something had to happen here, but at least there were no surprises with the big three. There's no fantasy add to make here and hopefully Liggins is out there this weekend.
Feb 9 - 8:19 PM

DeAndre Liggins started on Wednesday and posted eight points, three steals, one assist and one 3-pointer in just 16 minutes.

Iman Shumpert (ankle) was out tonight and he's already been ruled out for Thursday, setting up Liggins for at least one more start. We've seen Liggins get 17 starts this season, and the results are not encouraging for fantasy purposes -- 4.3 points on 36.5 percent shooting, 2.2 rebounds, 1.2 assists and 1.4 steals. Most owners should leave him on the wire.
Feb 8 - 10:07 PM

DeAndre Liggins will move into the starting five for Wednesday's game against the Pacers sans Iman Shumpert (ankle).

Through 17 starts this season, Liggins has only managed to compile averages of 4.3 points, 2.2 boards, 1.4 steals and 1.2 assists per contest on 36.5 percent shooting, so he's not a viable target in most leagues despite the starter distinction. Kyle Korver, however, should see some increased opportunity with the second unit tonight, so if you want to take a flier on someone in DFS, Korver makes sense.
Feb 8 - 11:21 AM

DeAndre Liggins will return to the bench for Monday's game against the Wizards with Kyrie Irving (quad) back in the starting five.

The Cavs are going with their standard starting five of Irving, Iman Shumpert, LeBron James, Kevin Love and Tristan Thompson tonight, so Liggins will be lucky to see his minutes in the teens. He's not a viable target in any setting.

DeAndre Liggins started for Kyrie Irving (quad) against the Knicks on Saturday, scoring five points with three rebounds and one steal in 17 minutes.

He's basically just out there for defense and won't get many shots unless he's open from deep or off a cut. Leave Liggins on the wire.
Feb 4 - 11:30 PM

DeAndre Liggins will get the start for Kyrie Irving (quad) against the Knicks on Saturday.

The Cavs are only calling it tightness on Kyrie's quad, so this may only be a game or two for Liggins. In his previous starts, he averaged 4.3 points, 2.1 boards, 1.3 assists, 1.4 steals and 0.8 treys. If that sounds appealing to you on the short term, give him a look.
Feb 4 - 7:35 PM

DeAndre Liggins moved back to the bench on Friday with no points, three rebounds, one assist and one turnover in 13 minutes against the Kings.

He moved into the straight backup point guard role again behind Kyrie Irving with no wing minutes tonight. Liggins won't have much value unless you're super desperate.
Jan 14 - 2:00 AM

DeAndre Liggins will come off the bench vs. Sacramento on Friday.

Iman Shumpert will start in place of Liggins, as coach Tyronn Lue tries to shake things up following consecutive road losses to the Jazz and Trail Blazers. Liggins was already a fantasy liability and the arrival of Kyle Korver has further damaged his appeal.
Jan 13 - 2:16 PM