NBA Mailbag: Time to Cut Bait on Mitchell Robinson?
NBA Mailbag: Time to Cut Bait on Mitchell Robinson?

Believe it or not, we are almost halfway through the NBA season.

Even with such a significant portion of the campaign in our rearview mirror, there is still time to make up ground if you need to in your fantasy basketball league. Among the topics that I will discuss in this week's mailbag column is whether or not it's time to move on from Mitchell Robinson and what to make of Markelle's Fultz's recent production.

If you have a question that you'd like answered in next week's column, reach out to me on Twitter @rotomikebarner.

Is Markelle Fultz's current level of play sustainable? Should I trade him for Marcus Smart? I am punting field goal percentage. - @RoyShimron

Fultz has provided a few juicy stat lines lately, including posting 25 points, five rebounds, four assists, two steals and two three-pointers last week against the Nets. While his numbers still aren't off the charts, he's come a long way from being a bust with the Sixers, averaging 11.5 points, 3.2 rebounds, 4.5 assists and 1.3 steals a game. His percentages have even been respectable with him shooting 46.1 percent from the field and 72.9 percent from the charity stripe.

To answer the first part of this question, yes, I do think his current averages are sustainable with some room for him to be even more productive. The Magic have been hammered by injuries, so they are going to need him to step up during the second half as they

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Mike Barner
Mike started covering fantasy sports in 2007, joining RotoWire in 2010. In 2018, he was a finalist for the 2018 FSWA Basketball Writer of the Year award. In addition to RotoWire, Mike has written for Sportsline, Sports Illustrated, DK Live, RealTime Fantasy Sports, Lineup Lab and KFFL.com.
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