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Position
C
 
Jersey
41
Name  Kelly Olynyk
Born  4/19/1991
Height  7-0
Weight  238
College  Gonzaga
3/3/2015 2:20:00 PM
Description: Celtics center Kelly Olynyk (ankle) is questionable for Tuesday's game against Cleveland.
Insight: Olynyk will test the ankle in pre-game warmups. That's all fantasy owners need to hear in deciding whether to start him or not. Tyler Zeller, Brandon Bass and Jonas Jerebko would all lose minutes upon Olynyk's return to the lineup.
 
3/1/2015 4:42:00 PM
Description: Celtics coach Brad Stevens told Celtics.com that center Kelly Olynyk "probably won't play" versus the Warriors on Sunday due to his ankle injury.
Insight: Stevens also said that if Olynyk can play, he probably won't enter the game. That's all fantasy owners need to hear in deciding whether to start him or not. Tyler Zeller, Brandon Bass and Jonas Jerebko will absorb Olynyk's minutes on Sunday.
 
2/28/2015 1:52:00 PM
Description: Celtics backup center Kelly Olynyk made it through Saturday's practice, according to beat writer Jay King. We await word whether he'll be available for Sunday's game versus Golden State.
Insight: Olynyk is averaging 11.1 ppg, 5.4 rpg, but could be viable if he would see more than his current 25 mpg which could happen with Jared Sullinger out for the season.
 
2/19/2015 10:53:00 AM
Description: Celtics backup center Kelly Olynyk missed practice to to his flight being cancelled, but wasn't ready to practice anyway, according to head coach Brad Stevens.
Insight: Olynyk is averaging 11.1 ppg, 5.4 rpg, but could be viable if he would see more than his current 25 mpg.That probably wouldn't happen unless the Celtics trade Brandon Bass or another big man.
 
1/31/2015 4:12:00 PM
Description: Celtics backup center Kelly Olynyk will likely not play until after the All-Star break according to MassLive.com.
Insight: Coach Brad Stevens confirmed this news on Saturday. Olynyk is in a walking boot and said he is still dealing with ankle swelling. He is only worth stashing away in very deep leagues.
 
1/25/2015 6:55:00 PM
Description: Celtics backup center Kelly Olynyk had an MRI reveal he does indeed have a sprained ankle.
Insight: Olynyk is projected to miss at least two weeks. Tyler Zeller and Brandon Bass will be in line to see more minutes without Olynyk.
 
1/23/2015 11:07:00 AM
Description: Celtics backup center Kelly Olynyk sprained his right ankle Thursday and is listed as questionable for Friday's game against Denver.
Insight: Olynyk is probably a lot closer to doubtful, considering he left the arena on crutches. He's averaging 11.1 ppg, 5.4 rpg, 1.7 apg, 1.0 spg.
 
1/10/2015 10:06:00 PM
Description: Celtics center Kelly Olynyk came off the bench and led the Celtics in scoring on Saturday.
Insight: Olynyk scored 23 points, going 8-for-11 and making two 3-pointers. He also had five rebounds, two assists, two steals and a block.
 
12/19/2014 9:43:00 PM
Description: Celtics center Kelly Olynyk continued his strong play off the bench.
Insight: He went 8-of-13 for a team-high 21 points during Friday's win against Minnesota. Olynyk also had eight rebounds, three assists, two 3-pointers, and one block.
 
12/15/2014 9:29:00 PM
Description: Celtics center Kelly Olynyk scored a team-high 30 points during Monday's win versus Philadelphia.
Insight: He did so off the bench and finished 12-of-17 from the field, 3-of-3 from the line, and 3-of-5 from deep. Olynyk also had nine rebounds, one assist, three steals, two blocks, and four turnovers. As long as Olynyk continues to come off the bench, his vlalue will be limited.
 
11/14/2014 10:08:00 PM
Description: Celtics center Kelly Olynyk scored a team-high 21 points in Friday's loss to Cleveland.
Insight: He was 8-of-13 from the field and 3-of-4 from the line, and also had six rebounds, one assist, two steals, one block, two 3-pointers, and one turnover.
 
11/9/2014 11:23:00 AM
Description: Celtics center Kelly Olynyk recorded a double-double in Saturday's win against the Bulls.
Insight: He was 6-of-9 from the field and 4-of-6 from the line for 18 points. Olynyk also had 11 rebounds, one assist, one block, and four turnovers. He is averaging 13.3 ppg and 7.3 rpg, making him a solid option at center moving forward.
 
10/18/2014 7:08:00 PM
Description: Celtics center Kelly Olynyk will start at center to start the season.
Insight: Coach Brad Stevens has liked what he sees thus far from Olynyk, and the center position is his. He will provide numbers across the board and is someone to keep an eye on late in drafts.
 
Hot4/14/2014 9:49:00 PM
Description: Boston C/PF Kelly Olynyk had another big game Monday at Philadelphia, scoring a career-high 28 points and grabbing nine rebounds.
Insight: Olynyk has played 37 minutes per game over his last two with both Jared Sullinger and Kris Humphries out of the lineup and had 25 points and 12 boards Saturday.
 
4/13/2014 9:17:00 AM
Description: Boston C/PF Kelly Olynyk poured in 25 points Saturday in a 111-99 victory over the Cavs.
Insight: Olynyk's 12 rebounds were a career-high. Jared Sullinger and Kris Humphries were both absent on Saturday, which is probably why Olynyk was able to log 39 minutes. He's overachieved as a rookie, leading all first-year big men in points (8.2 ppg) and rebounds (5.1 rpg) despite being the No. 13 pick in the draft.
 
3/9/2014 8:50:00 PM
Description: Celtics C/PF Kelly Olynyk was productive Sunday in a win against Detroit.
Insight: Olynyk (7.6 ppg, 4.9 rpg) put up 18 points in 18 minutes, giving him a point per minute. He also added six rebounds and two assists. He's been a pleasant surprise for the Celtics and should have a chance to make the All-Rookie team.
 
3/5/2014 6:29:00 PM
Description: Boston C/PF Kelly Olynyk is back after missing the last two games with a toe injury. SOURCE: A. Sherrod Blakely, Comcast Sportsnet New England
Insight: He'll come off the bench Wednesday versus Golden State. Olynyk's 7.1 ppg average this season is seventh-best among rookies.
 
3/1/2014 6:40:00 PM
Description: Celtics C/PF Kelly Olynyk will not be available Saturday against Indiana. He's out with a toe injury. SOURCE: Gary Washburn, Boston Globe
Insight: It's Olynyk's 12th absence of the season. Kris Humphries (7.8 ppg, 5.6 rpg) will be filling in at power forward.
 
2/28/2014 5:40:00 PM
Description: Boston center Kelly Olynyk (toe) is doubtful for Saturday's game against Indiana, according to Gary Washburn of the Boston Globe.
Insight: He sat out Wednesday with a toe injury after scoring 21 points with eight rebounds and four assists on Feb. 24. The team is expected to get Jared Sullinger back from a concussion Saturday so Olynyk won't have any fantasy value when he returns to the lineup.
 
2/26/2014 5:57:00 PM
Description: Boston center Kelly Olynyk (toe) will miss Wednesday's game against the Hawks, according to Celtics announcer Sean Grande.
Insight: With Jared Sullinger (concussion) also out, look for Kris Humphries and Brandon Bass to play most of the frontcourt minutes.