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Dennis Schroder | Guard

Team: Atlanta Hawks
Age / DOB:  (21) / 9/15/1993
Ht / Wt:  6'1' / 172
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Dennis Schroder played six minutes against the Bucks on Saturday with one rebound and one turnover.
Well, Jeff Teague is back. Schroder had an impressive run, but he's obviously not going to have fantasy value while Teague is active. Dec 28 - 12:22 AM

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Dennis Schroder had five points, two rebounds, four assists, one steal and four turnovers on Tuesday, playing 24 minutes as the Hawks' starting PG despite the return of Jeff Teague (hamstring).

Schroder's solid play in Teague's absence has earned him some goodwill from coach Mike Budenholzer, but he's unlikely to keep the starting job much longer. Owners gauging his rest-of-season value should consider his mediocre averages through 26 games -- 9.2 points (48.1 percent FGs, 77.4 percent FTs), 0.3 triples, 2.2 rebounds, 3.5 assists, 1.0 steals and 1.7 turnovers.
Dec 24 - 12:44 AM

Dennis Schroder will start again for Tuesday's game against the Clippers, and Jeff Teague (hamstring) will come off the bench.

Through three games with the starting unit this season Schroder is averaging 13.3 points and 7.3 assists per game over 28 minutes of action. However, with Teague available for this one, Schroder's minutes will likely come down, and he'll make for a risky option in daily leagues with a tough matchup vs. the Clippers.
Dec 23 - 6:13 PM

Dennis Schroder started for injured Jeff Teague (hamstring) and scored a career-high 22 points on 9-of-15 shooting with three rebounds, six assists and one steal in 31 minutes on Monday against the Mavs.

Schroder has impressed a lot of folks in the know and he has starter-level upside in the NBA. When Shelvin Mack (two points, four assists) isn't making every single shot he takes, it's clear that Schroder is the starter and Mack is the backup whenever Teague is out. He's been great since taking over the reins for Teague and when that's over he'll go back to being a stash with top 175-200 value (8/9 cat) on the year.
Dec 23 - 2:03 AM

Dennis Schroder slowed down against the Rockets on Saturday with eight points, six rebounds, six assists and four turnovers in 30 minutes.

He looked great in his first start on Wednesday, but Patrick Beverley will make anyone look a lot worse. Schroder should have another game as the start and would likely have success against Rajon Rondo. He's worth a look for short-term value.
Dec 20 - 10:49 PM

Dennis Schroder started in place of Jeff Teague (hamstring) and hit 4-of-6 shots for 10 points, two rebounds and 10 assists in 22 minutes of Wednesday's surprisingly easy win over the Cavaliers.

Schroder and reserve Shelvin Mack dominated Kyrie Irving and the Cavs tonight for a 127-98 blowout win. Schroder came through if you used him with Teague out, but Mack was even better with 24 points on a great shooting night. It was hard to see this type of blowout coming in Cleveland, but the Hawks are playing very well as a team and didn't even miss Teague tonight. If he misses any more games, look for Schroder to start and share minutes with Mack again.
Dec 17 - 9:50 PM

Dennis Schroder will draw the start in place of Jeff Teague (hamstring) on Wednesday vs. the Cavaliers.

Teague could miss some additional time, so Schroder makes a lot of sense as a speculative add in deeper leagues. The young point guard from Germany has been fantastic this season and will get an extended look with the first unit on Wednesday. He does have a tough matchup against Kyrie Irving, but Schroder should be up to the task and is worth a look in almost all leagues for short-term value.
Dec 17 - 6:28 PM

Hawks' head coach Mike Budenholzer said Dennis Schroder's confidence is growing with each game.

Schroder's 16 points on Wednesday marked the second game in a row that he's set a career high in points. "His understanding of pace – he’s so fast but sometimes you need him to slow down," Budenholzer said. The 21-year-old's fantasy value is limited as long as Jeff Teague is healthy, but he can still provide some deep league value as long as he's playing over 20 minutes.
Dec 4 - 11:08 AM

Dennis Schroder came off the bench for 16 points, three assists, a steal and two 3-pointers on 6-of-9 shooting in 22 minutes on Wednesday.

He scored 16 on Tuesday and if Jeff Teague wasn't playing like an All-Star, we'd be a little concerned about Schroder stealing some of his minutes. But as it stands, he's simply a nice source of relief who can be relied upon to get Teague some rest from game to game. But if Teague ever goes down with an injury, Schroder will become a must-own player.
Dec 4 - 12:24 AM

Hawks PG Dennis Schroder excelled in 23 minutes off the bench vs. Boston, making 6-of-12 FGs to finish with 15 points, three rebounds and four assists in 23 minutes off the bench.

He missed both of his 3-point attempts and turned the ball over three times, but still sparked a strong bench effort that helped Atlanta overcome a double-digit deficit. It will take an injury to Jeff Teague for Schroder to have sustained value in 12-team leagues, but he's at least worth keeping on the fantasy radar.
Dec 2 - 10:21 PM

Dennis Schroder scored 14 points on 4-of-8 shooting with four rebounds, four assists and one steal in 28 minutes off the bench on Monday.

Schroder did not hit a three but he did make all six of his foul attempts, and it's still unclear what Mike Budenholzer was doing with Jeff Teague (three points, six assists, 0-for-4 FGs, 25 minutes) but let this be a reminder that Schroder is having a nice year. He'll need an injury to Teague to truly make a difference in fantasy leagues, but an increased role could help into some deep league discussion if he continues along like this.
Nov 10 - 10:25 PM

Dennis Schroder has made a big impact for the Hawks off the bench over the last three games by posting averages of 10.0 points, 1.3 assists, 1.3 rebounds, and 2.3 steals in just over 14 minutes.

He has played fantastic, and is now the primary backup PG in place of Shelvin Mack. While owners in deep leagues should take notice, Schroder would need a Jeff Teague injury to be relevant in standard leagues. Keep an eye on him for now.
Nov 9 - 9:24 AM

Dennis Schroder played 20 minutes against the Knicks on Saturday with 11 points, one rebound, two assists and five steals.

He's leapfrogged Shelvin Mack for the backup job, but obviously Jeff Teague is rolling and will still get his minutes. Schroder is only worth a look in deep leagues and would need a Teague injury to get your attention as a potential add.
Nov 8 - 11:32 PM

Dennis Schoder provided a boost off the Hawks' bench with nine points in eight minutes during Wednesday's loss to the Spurs.

"I just tried to bring the energy." Schroder said. "We had a good second half, and if we do that for 48 minutes, we win that game." Schoder's best game of the season helped the Hawks keep the game close, but it's all relative as a season-high of eight minutes won't help fantasy owners.
Nov 6 - 11:58 AM

The Hawks have picked up their team option on Dennis Schroder.

Schroder is going to split minutes with Shelvin Mack, backing up starting point guard Jeff Teague, and that's not a recipe for fantasy success. Leave him on the waiver wire.
Oct 31 - 10:06 AM