NBA Player News
|12/8/2016||Trevor Booker, Bkn, PF|
|Booker had 15 points and 12 rebounds Wednesday.
Analysis: Booker posted his ninth double-double of the season. His previous career high was five, which he accomplished with the Washington Wizards in 2010-11 and 2013-14.
|12/8/2016||Brook Lopez, Bkn, C|
|Lopez had 24 points Wednesday.
Analysis: He's totaled 49 points in the last two games.
|12/8/2016||Sean Kilpatrick, Bkn, G|
|Kilpatrick had 22 points Wednesday for the Nets.
Analysis: He's averaged 22.7 points in the last six games.
|12/8/2016||Wilson Chandler, Den, G-F|
|Chandler had 27 points and 15 rebounds against the Nets.
Analysis: Averaging 22.1 points in the last seven games, Chandler might be worthy of some fantasy consideration.
|12/8/2016||Dwight Howard, Atl, F-C|
|Howard had 23 points and 17 rebounds Wednesday.
Analysis: Howard bounced back after he had six points and seven boards in Monday's loss to the Thunder.
|12/8/2016||Paul Millsap, Atl, F-C|
|Millsap scored 21 points Wednesday.
Analysis: He's totaled 45 points in two games since sitting out three.
|12/8/2016||Tyler Johnson, Mia, G|
|Johnson scored a career-high 27 points Wednesday.
Analysis: Johnson is averaging a solid 13 points this season, but isn't a real fantasy option.
|12/8/2016||Goran Dragic, Mia, G|
|Dragic scored 21 on Wednesday.
Analysis: He averaged 23 points and shot 46.1 percent over a six-game stretch.
|12/8/2016||DeMarcus Cousins, Sac, F-C|
|Cousins had 24 points and 14 rebounds, and the Sacramento Kings snapped a three-game losing streak with a 120-89 victory over the last-place Dallas Mavericks on Wednesday night.
Analysis: Cousins is an obvious fantasy choice, but not really somebody to build a team around from that standpoint.
|12/8/2016||Deron Williams, Dal, PG|
|Williams scored 20 on Wednesday.
Analysis: He's totaled 35 points in the last two games.
|12/7/2016||Kawhi Leonard, SA, G-F|
|Leonard scored 31 points and the Spurs improved to 13-0 on the road this season with a 105-91 victory.
Analysis: Leonard hit 11 of 15 shots after not scoring at all in the first quarter.
|12/7/2016||Zach LaVine, Min, G|
|LaVine had 25 points Tuesday.
Analysis: He's averaged 23.5 points in the last six games.
|12/7/2016||Kent Bazemore, Atl, G-F|
|Bazemore will miss Atlanta's next two games due to a sore right knee.
Analysis: Tim Hardaway Jr. is expected to start in place of Bazemore for Wednesday's game against Miami and Friday's matchup at Milwaukee. However, the Hawks then don't play again until Tuesday. It seem Bazemore could use the break after totaling 15 points on 6-of-30 shooting in the last three games.
|12/7/2016||Rodney Hood, Uta, G-F|
|Hood left Tuesday's game against the Suns due to a sore hamstring, and his status is day to day.
Analysis: Considering Hood missed a game last week with a hamstring problem, it's possible he will need to miss some time.
|12/7/2016||Andre Drummond, Det, F-C|
|Drummond scored a season-high 26 points and pulled down 20 rebounds Wednesday.
Analysis: It was the second 20-20 game of the season for Drummond, who has recorded five straight double-doubles.
|12/7/2016||Nicolas Batum, Cha, G-F|
|Batum had exactly 14 points and 15 rebounds for the second straight game Wednesday.
Analysis: He's averaging 13.8 points, 11.8 rebounds and 7 assists in the last four contests.
|12/7/2016||Kemba Walker, Cha, PG|
|Walker scored 25 points, including 14 in the fourth quarter, as the Charlotte Hornets beat the Detroit Pistons 87-77 on Wednesday.
Analysis: He's scored at least 21 in 17 of the first 22 games.
|12/7/2016||Avery Bradley, Bos, G|
|With Boston leading scorer Isaiah Thomas sidelined, Bradley had a game-high 23 points Wednesday to lead the Celtics to a 117-87 win at Orlando.
Analysis: He shot 7 of 14 overall and 3 of 5 from 3-point range. Bradley has scored in double digits in all 22 games this season and is averaging career bests of 17.9 points, 7.8 rebounds and 2.5 assists.
|12/7/2016||Jae Crowder, Bos, F|
|Crowder had 17 points and a season-high 10 rebounds Wednesday.
Analysis: He's averaging 14.9 points and shooting 50 percent in the last eight games.
|12/7/2016||Nikola Vucevic, Orl, F-C|
|Vucevic had 12 points and 10 rebounds Wednesday.
Analysis: It was his 13th double-double in 23 games this season.
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