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Steve Blake | Guard

Team: Golden State Warriors
Age / DOB:  (34) / 2/26/1980
Ht / Wt:  6'3' / 175
College: Maryland
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Steve Blake had 12 points, four rebounds, four assists, three steals, a block and three 3-pointers in 29 minutes off the Warriors bench on Tuesday.
The Warriors won handily and Mark Jackson was able to get Stephen Curry and Klay Thompson some rest late in this one. Blake also saw some extra run with Andre Iguodala out for three games with a sore knee, but we don't trust him enough to tell you to use him. Mar 19 - 2:55 AM

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Steve Blake played 27 minutes in Wednesday's blowout win, finishing with four points, two rebounds and six assists on 2-of-6 shooting.

He saw a few extra minutes tonight when Stephen Curry left early with a sore leg, while the fact the game was over by halftime also helped. As long as Curry can walk, Blake has no fantasy value.
Mar 5 - 11:19 PM

Steve Blake came off the bench for six points, five assists, a steal and two 3-pointers in just 16 minutes off the Warriors bench on Saturday.

Sixteen minutes isn't going to cut it in fantasy and it would appear that his trade to the Warriors has killed his fantasy value. Buh-bye, Blake.
Feb 23 - 1:37 AM

Steve Blake made his Warriors debut on Thursday with three points, two boards, one assist, one block and one 3-pointer in 18 minutes.

He played on and off the ball with the second unit tonight and his 18 minutes serve as where the bar should be set while the Warriors are healthy. Blake can be cut in most formats.
Feb 21 - 2:07 AM

Steve Blake will play against the Rockets on Thursday.

It will be his Warriors debut and it's unclear how many minutes he'll see. The Warriors play Stephen Curry 37.7 minutes per game, so there are not going to be many minutes available for Blake. While it's a nice pickup in reality, Blake's fantasy value has been crushed with his move up the California coastline.
Feb 20 - 8:57 PM

Steve Blake is expected to be available to play in Thursday's game against the Rockets.

Since the Lakers/Warriors deal was completed on Wednesday, the paperwork has gone through. Look for Blake to get his beak wet with a few minutes off the bench in a combo guard role. He's not a fantasy option while playing behind Steph Curry and Klay Thompson.
Feb 20 - 4:37 PM

The Lakers have traded Steve Blake to the Warriors in exchange for Kent Bazemore and MarShon Brooks, according to Yahoo! Sports.

The Lakers are in all-out sell mode and are looking to deal pretty much anything they can. Blake was outstanding for the Lakers this season while the team was extremely shorthanded, but his minutes will take a major hit on his new team. His owners can basically cut him everywhere.
Feb 19 - 9:32 PM

Steve Blake still seemed bothered by his elbow injury against the Thunder on Thursday with 13 points, six boards, two assists, two steals and three 3-pointers on 4-of-10 from the field in 38 minutes.

His shot doesn't look as smooth as it used to and still pushing the ball due to his sore elbow, but he looked a little better tonight. Blake has multiple steals in all of his games since returning from injury with averages of 7.6 points, 5.6 boards, 8.2 dimes and 1.8 triples on just 28.6 percent from the field in that span. The All-Star break should help him and could salvage his woeful 37.7 percent field goal shooting on the season.
Feb 14 - 1:37 AM

Steve Blake said he expects to play on Thursday night against the Thunder.

He said he is going to have to play with pain in his elbow. Blake's shot was a little funky looking on Tuesday night and his elbow clearly affected his shooting, especially from long range. The Lakers currently have just one healthy point guard on their roster, Kendall Marshall, and would really need to get some minutes out of Blake. Both he and Marshall should be owned in all leagues.
Feb 12 - 3:19 PM

Steve Blake is still dealing with a sore elbow and hit just 2-of-11 shots and a 3-pointer for five points, five rebounds, eight assists and two steals in Tuesday's loss.

This was the Lakers' sixth straight loss at home, which is nearly unheard of, while Blake is finding life tougher than it was against the Sixers and Cavaliers, when he put up a couple monster lines. He's cooled off, but is still worth owning, while his elbow injury is still a factor. It still bothers him when he shoots and could still cause him to miss time at some point. And with Steve Nash leaving this one early with his lingering leg injury, Kendall Marshall (7 points, 7 assists, 3 steals) is still a guy you'll want to hang onto. Consider Blake a little questionable for Thursday against the Thunder.
Feb 12 - 2:03 AM

Steve Blake shot 3-of-12 from the field for eight points against the Bulls, adding four boards, four assists, three steals and two 3-pointers in 40 minutes.

It's the worst line in a very long time with five turnovers and some sub-par shooting. Blake has made just 32.3 percent of his shots since his return from an injury to his shooting elbow, so that could be part of the problem. However, his averages of 5.8 boards, 8.3 assists, 2.8 steals and 2.0 triples in his last three make him a must-own player.
Feb 9 - 6:18 PM

Steve Blake played through a minor thigh injury and scored 14 points on 5-of-10 shooting (including four threes) with four rebounds, eight assists, two steals and one block in 36 minutes on Friday against the Sixers.

Blake is arguably Mike D'Antoni's favorite player right now and he's not leaving the lineup as long as he can walk. He will be a must-start player at his current level of health until Kobe Bryant returns, and even then it's possible that he hangs around in fantasy lineups.
Feb 7 - 10:34 PM

Steve Blake (thigh) is likely to play against the Sixers on Friday, according to coach Mike D'Antoni.

The Lakers will be starting Steve Nash, Blake, Wes Johnson, Ryan Kelly and Robert Sacre against a very soft Philly interior defense. Blake is coming off a triple-double on Wednesday and should see a nice allotment of minutes at both guard spots. As of right now, the Lakers have eight players available to play, assuming Blake is ready.
Feb 7 - 5:35 PM

Steve Blake (thigh) is a game-time decision for Friday's matchup at Philadelphia.

Blake must have sustained his thigh bruise while posting a triple-double against the Cavs Wednesday. It doesn't sound too serious, but his status ahead of the 7pm ET tip is worth watching closely. With Jordan Farmar, Jodie Meeks and Nick Young all injured, Blake would play a ton of minutes and have a huge usage rate against the Sixers' atrocious defense if he suits up. We should know his status by 6pm ET.
Feb 7 - 11:54 AM

Coach Mike D'Antoni said "we need [Steve Blake] on the floor, no matter what."

The Lakers rotation is a mess thanks to injuries and a rag-tag group of D-League talent. But one constant for D'Antoni is Blake, whether it's at point guard or shooting guard. He's playing 32.2 minutes per game this season and topped out at a season-high 40 in Wednesday's weird win at Cleveland. Blake is an extremely safe start in all formats, especially in Friday night's dream matchup at Philadelphia.
Feb 7 - 9:20 AM

Depth Charts

All Positions
PosRoleName
PG1Stephen Curry
2Steve Blake
3Jordan Crawford
SG1Klay Thompson
2Nemanja Nedovic
SF1Andre Iguodala
2Harrison Barnes
3Draymond Green
PF1David Lee
2Marreese Speights
C1Andrew Bogut
2Jermaine O'Neal
3Festus Ezeli
4Hilton Armstrong
5Ognjen Kuzmic