Fantasy basketball: Is it worth waiting for Mike Conley to turn it around?

So far this season, Mike Conley isn't playing like the same player fantasy managers have been accustomed to seeing. Gary Dineen/NBAE via Getty Images

Monday was a brutal night for shooting in the NBA. The large centers in the Philadelphia-Toronto game somehow combined to miss all but one of their 19 field goal attempts. We take the good with the bad on Hawks star Trae Young, and Monday he missed 17 of 28 shots. Cleveland's Collin Sexton missed more than a third of his 22 attempts. One of the non-related Bogdanovic shooters (Bogdan) was bad. Anthony Davis, Derrick Rose and Brook Lopez struggled. It was just one of those nights.

Then there was Utah Jazz point guard Mike Conley, who I expected to see a notable reduction in his statistics this season, but I did not quite expect this. Conley was front and center on my "Do Not Draft" list but all that really means is I was avoiding him in the third or fourth round, which figured to be his initial ADP. I took him in Round 7 of a league and I even regret that. Conley hit two of his 10 field goal attempts in a Monday loss in Milwaukee but honestly, in that matchup, my expectations were rather low.