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Chris Copeland | Forward

Team: Indiana Pacers
Age / DOB:  (30) / 3/17/1984
Ht / Wt:  6'8' / 230
College: Colorado
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Chris Copeland played 34 minutes against the Nets on Saturday with 12 points, three rebounds, four assists, one steal, one block and two 3-pointers.
The Pacers didn't have C.J. Miles or Damjan Rudez due to illnesses and Solomon Hill was in foul trouble, so that explains the high minutes. Maybe Copeland earned more playing time, but he's still not worth grabbing in almost any league. Dec 28 - 12:00 AM

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Chris Copeland picked up another DNP-CD on Sunday.

He was a hot commodity early in the season, as he served an ill-fitting role as a go-to offensive player, but his role has evaporated with the return of guys like David West, Rodney Stuckey and C.J. Miles.
Dec 21 - 10:40 PM

C.J. Miles will replace Chris Copeland in the starting lineup for Friday's game vs. the Raptors.

This news isn't necessarily bad for Copeland as he was much more effective in the second unit. Through 10 games as a reserve this year, Copeland has averaged 13.5 points, 4.0 rebounds, 2.5 three-pointers, and 2.1 assists per game. Miles is coming off a 30-point game from Wednesday, and he'll look to continue his strong play vs. the Raptors, though he rarely is able to string good games together.
Dec 12 - 6:20 PM

Chris Copeland hit 3-of-9 shots and two 3-pointers for 10 points, one rebound and one block in just 18 minutes on Wednesday.

Copeland hasn't scored more than 10 points in five straight games and if he's not scoring, he's not helping your team. Maybe he'll get it turned around, and most Pacer starters were benched tonight, but Copeland can be dropped if you have your eye on a hot free agent.
Dec 10 - 10:41 PM

Chris Copeland made 2-of-9 from the field for five points with three rebounds and one 3-pointer in 20 minutes against the Blazers on Thursday.

He was snapping out of a slump with back-to-back 60.0 percent shooting games before this one, but he went back to his old inefficient ways. Copeland made just 38.6 percent from the field in his previous 10 and that issue will keep him from the standard league conversation.
Dec 5 - 12:29 AM

Chris Copeland will move back into the starting lineup on Thursday.

He shifted to the bench because he couldn't hit shots, but the Pacers will look to add some size to their first unit. Copeland tends to get a lot of shots when he's on the court, so more minutes would ultimately lead to more fantasy value. We'll let you know how he fares tonight.
Dec 4 - 9:24 PM

Chris Copeland played 25 minutes against the Cavs on Saturday with 11 points, three rebounds, four assist and one 3-pointer.

He was up from 15 minutes on Friday, but Copeland is ice cold as far as his fantasy value goes. With the Pacers getting David West back, it's hard to own him in most leagues.
Nov 29 - 11:13 PM

Chris Copeland played 15 minutes on Friday and scored five points with one three, two boards and two assists.

Copeland had tenuous value at best in a big-minute role and in a pure backup role he's waiver wire fodder.
Nov 29 - 3:12 AM

Chris Copeland came off the bench and played just 23 minutes to finish with 12 points, three rebounds, a steal and two 3-pointers on 4-of-10 shooting Wednesday.

David West is finally expected back on Friday from a severely sprained ankle as Copeland's minutes and production have been slipping. Once West is back, Copeland is probably waiver-wire material in standard leagues.
Nov 27 - 2:10 AM

Chris Copeland scored 11 points on 4-of-10 shooting with three treys, one board and that's it in 14 minutes off the bench on Monday.

Copeland never had any real value in standard leagues unless you were punting half your categories and who does that. Even though he hit three treys he's waiver wire fodder.
Nov 25 - 12:46 AM

Chris Copeland played just 27 minutes against the Hornets on Wednesday with six points, two rebounds and two assists.

His minutes took a significant hit with Rodney Stuckey returning tonight after a 39-minute game in his last outing. Copeland is struggling from the field and has hit just 34.0 percent in his last five, averaging 9.0 points, 3.0 boards, 1.2 assists, 0.4 steals and 1.8 triples in that span. If you're eyeing another hot free agent, Copeland is not a must-own player anymore.
Nov 20 - 12:03 AM

Chris Copeland finally turned it around on Saturday against the Bulls, making 5-of-11 from the field for 12 points with one assist, one steal and three 3-pointers.

It wasn't a great line, but going 3-of-4 from beyond the arc had to feel good. Copeland is taking a whopping 7.5 treys per game and is scoring 14 per night, so he should have value in standard leagues.
Nov 15 - 11:34 PM

Chris Copeland made 1-of-10 from the field for three points with five rebounds, one assist and one 3-pointer in 24 minutes.

He is really struggling from downtown over his last five, making just 21.9 percent from that range to go with 11.4 points, 4.6 boards, 1.4 assists, 0.4 steals and 1.4 triples. He is still worth owning in standard leagues, especially with C.J. Miles (calf) going down again tonight.
Nov 14 - 10:35 PM

Chris Copeland hit 7-of-17 shots and 3-of-10 3-pointers for 17 points, five rebounds, two assists, a steal and a block in Wednesday's win over the Heat.

Copeland had just six points on Monday, but looked like his old self tonight. He's going to have some off nights when his shot's not falling, but is still worth holding and using until further notice.
Nov 12 - 10:36 PM

Chris Copeland only played 26 minutes against the Jazz on Monday for six points, three rebounds and two 3-pointers.

His shots aren't falling and he's coming off a 6-of-19 game on Saturday. Copeland is still probably the Pacers' best option for offense on the wing and maybe he's just getting a little tired. Considering he played 37.7 minutes per game in his previous three, his owners should cut him some slack.
Nov 10 - 10:28 PM

Depth Charts

All Positions
PosRoleName
PG1George Hill
2C.J. Watson
3Donald Sloan
SG1Rodney Stuckey
SF1Solomon Hill
2C.J. Miles
3Damjan Rudez
4Paul George
PF1David West
2Chris Copeland
3Luis Scola
C1Roy Hibbert
2Lavoy Allen
3Ian Mahinmi
4Shayne Whittington