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Dewayne Dedmon | Center/Forward

Team: Orlando Magic
Age / DOB:  (26) / 8/12/1989
Ht / Wt:  7'0' / 245
College: USC
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Dewayne Dedmon's $947k salary for the 2015-16 season is now fully guaranteed, as the Magic did not waive him by Aug. 1.
The deadline passed without incident, giving Dedmon some security as he battles for backup minutes in Orlando's frontcourt. He's not a fantasy asset with Nikola Vucevic, Channing Frye, Aaron Gordon, Andrew Nicholson and Jason Smith all crowding the PF/C spots. Aug 2 - 3:13 PM

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Dewayne Dedmon started at power forward and had six points, 11 rebounds and a block in 25 minutes on Wednesday.

Dedmon has been quiet lately, but if he continues to start for the Magic, he could be a sneaky source of boards for a desperate owner.
Apr 8 - 10:35 PM

Dewayne Dedmon said that his troublesome ankle felt "pretty good" after returning to action last week.

Dedmon's got a non-guaranteed salary for the 2015-16 season, but he's looking to prove that he should have a spot on the roster.
Apr 6 - 9:31 AM

Dewayne Dedmon (ankle) will start Wednesday's game vs. the Spurs.

He's missed four games over the past few weeks but didn't have any setbacks after practicing on Tuesday, so he should see his usual 20-25 minutes tonight. He's not an appealing fantasy player, though he's a decent streaming option if you need rebounds, blocks and FG percentage. Channing Frye and Andrew Nicholson lose the most with Dedmon back in action.
Apr 1 - 5:22 PM

Dewayne Dedmon (ankle) practiced on Tuesday, and he is expected to play vs. the Spurs on Wednesday.

Dedmon has missed four out of the last five games because of his ankle, but it's a great sign that he was able to practice in full. Dedmon may rejoin the starting lineup which would shift Andrew Nicholson to the bench, while Channing Frye would inevitably lose some value as well. Owners in deeper leagues who need help in blocks and boards should give Dedmon a look.
Apr 1 - 9:56 AM

Dewayne Dedmon (left ankle) has been ruled out for Friday's game vs. the Pistons.

It appears that Dedmon suffered a setback when he returned to action on Wednesday, and he could be looking at additional time on the sidelines. Channing Frye will have the opportunity to slide back into the starting lineup tonight, but he can only be viewed as a 3-point specialist in extremely deep leagues. On such a busy Friday night, there should be much better options available to slide into your active roster.
Mar 27 - 5:34 PM

Magic head coach James Borrego praised Dewayne Dedmon's effort on the defensive end during a recent interview.

"He gives us energy," Borrego said. "He gives us an edge. He gives us toughness. He challenges shots, passes. And then we have another big guy right next to him there to clog the paint and challenge shots. The length of those two, the size, is a good combination for us defensively." It sounds like Dedmon will remain in the starting lineup as the Magic close out their season, but with averages of just 4.8 points, 7.9 rebounds, and 1.1 blocks per game as a starter, he can only be viewed as a rebounding and shot-blocking specialist in very deep leagues.
Mar 27 - 11:03 AM

Dewayne Dedmon returned from a three-game absence due to a sprained ankle on Wednesday, but didn't score.

He did have seven rebounds, a steal and a block, but with Nikola Vucevic healthy, it's going to be tough for Dedmon to sustain much consistency.
Mar 25 - 11:01 PM

Dewayne Dedmon (ankle) will start against the Hawks on Wednesday.

He should be ready to go with his minutes in the 20s. With his return, Channing Frye is at risk of losing playing time. Dedmon is capable of being a double-double guy with some blocks, so keep an eye on him. He's still not worth owning in most leagues.
Mar 25 - 5:18 PM

Dewayne Dedmon (ankle) is unlikely to play on Wednesday vs. the Hawks.

Dedmon has missed three straight games now, and it looks like the Magic will continue to be cautious on Wednesday. If Dedmon can't give it a go tonight, expect Andrew Nicholson, Channing Frye (illness) and Kyle O'Quinn to be in the mix for more minutes, though none of these players are viable options in standard leagues.

Dewayne Dedmon (ankle) will remain sidelined for Sunday's game vs. the Nuggets.

Channing Frye (illness) is also out tonight, which means Kyle O'Quinn, Andrew Nicholson and Aaron Gordon will combine to fill the void at power forward. O'Quinn would be the best option if he gets sufficient playing time, but Andrew Nicholson is also worth a look as Orlando's fill-in starter.

Dewayne Dedmon (ankle) is unlikely to suit up for Sunday's game vs. the Nuggets.

If he's unable to go on Sunday, it will be his third consecutive game on the sidelines, and Channing Frye will again be in the starting lineup. Frye can be viewed as a 3-point specialist in deep leagues, but he really doesn't bring anything else to the stat sheet.
Mar 22 - 4:18 PM

Dewayne Dedmon (ankle) will be a game-time decision on Sunday vs. the Nuggets.

Dedmon has been sidelined for the past two games which has forced the Magic to turn to the veteran Channing Frye, but he has been pretty underwhelming. We will let you know if Dedmon is cleared to play, and even though he would likely reclaim his spot in the starting lineup, he is only worth a look for owners in need of blocks and boards.
Mar 22 - 10:11 AM

Dewayne Dedmon (ankle) and Willie Green (back) have been ruled out for Friday's game vs. Portland.

With Dedmon out, Channing Frye will stick with the starting unit, with Kyle O'Quinn having the opportunity for extended minutes off the bench. Frye's good for some 3-pointers, but not much else, while O'Quinn has been irrelevant since December. Green's absence will give Ben Gordon the opportunity for some extended minutes off the bench, but he's been far too inconsistent this season to be considered an option in almost any league. Victor Oladipo will be forced into heavy minutes with the Orlando backcourt banged up.

Dewayne Dedmon's (ankle) status for Friday's game will be decided closer to tip-off.

If he's unable to go on Friday, Channing Frye will get another opportunity to start, but with a tough matchup vs. the Blazers he's not looking like a great option in most leagues. Kyle O'Quinn could also enter the rotation if Dedmon is out, but he too is an extremely risky option in most leagues.
Mar 20 - 10:23 AM

Depth Charts

All Positions
PG1Elfrid Payton
2C.J. Watson
3Shabazz Napier
SG1Victor Oladipo
2Evan Fournier
3Devyn Marble
4Tyler Harvey
SF1Tobias Harris
2Mario Hezonja
3Melvin Ejim
PF1Aaron Gordon
2Channing Frye
3Andrew Nicholson
4Dewayne Dedmon
C1Nikola Vucevic
2Jason Smith