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Date Player
4/16/2015 Marc Gasol, C
Gasol had 33 points and 13 rebounds, and the Memphis Grizzlies ended the Indiana Pacers' playoff hopes with a 95-83 victory Wednesday night.

Analysis: Gasol, who was questionable after turning his ankle over the weekend against the Clippers, controlled inside and converted mid-range jumpers. By halftime, Gasol had 19 points as Memphis took a 54-41 lead to the locker room.
4/16/2015 Ben McLemore, SG
McLemore scored 24 points as the Sacramento Kings sent the Los Angeles Lakers to the worst record in franchise history with a 122-99 victory Wednesday night in both clubs' season finale.

Analysis: He scored at least 20 points in three of the final four games.
4/16/2015 Jabari Brown, SG
Brown scored 32 points for the Lakers, who dressed only eight players for the final game in their 21-61 season Wednesday.

Analysis: Brown joined Kobe Bryant as the only player to score 30 points in a game this season for the Lakers.
4/16/2015 David Stockton, PG
Stockton played his third NBA game Wednesday, getting five points and seven assists in 20 minutes.

Analysis: He is just 15,798 assists shy of tying his father, John, atop the NBA career leaderboard.
4/16/2015 David Lee, F-C
Lee, an All-Star two years ago but a reserve now, sat out Wednesday with a strained lower back.

Analysis: Coach Steve Kerr said he's not sure if Lee will be able to play Saturday.
4/15/2015 Chris Paul, PG
Paul's 22 points, including six 3-pointers, led the Los Angeles Clippers to a 112-101 win over the injury-depleted Phoenix Suns in the Clippers' regular-season fantasy finale.

Analysis: Paul added six assists and looks like he will become the NBA's assist champion at 10.2 per game, barring an amazing effort Wednesday by Washington superstar John Wall.
4/15/2015 Blake Griffin, F-C
Griffin had 20 points and eight rebounds in Tuesday's win.

Analysis: Griffin hit his first six shots and then cruised through the rest of this game with the Suns providing no resistance whatsoever.
4/15/2015 DeAndre Jordan, C
Jordan had 13 points and 14 rebounds in Tuesday's win.

Analysis: Jordan finished with a league-best 1,226 rebounds to set a club record and shot 71.0 percent for the second-highest mark in NBA history behind the legendary Wilt Chamberlain.
4/15/2015 Archie Goodwin, G
Goodwin had a season high with 18 points Tuesday.

Analysis: Goodwin played for coach John Calipari at the University of Kentucky and has some ability.
4/15/2015 Austin Rivers, G
Rivers did not play Tuesday due to a sinus infection.

Analysis: Rivers should be fine for the postseason.
4/15/2015 Marcus Morris, F
Morris missed Tuesday's game with a stomach virus.

Analysis: It probably was a sour taste to the end of the season for Morris, who is also being investigated on allegations that he beat up a former mentor with his twin brother that could haunt them both in the offseason.
4/15/2015 Paul Millsap, F-C
Millsap is in the lineup for the Hawks' regular-season finale against the Chicago Bulls on Wednesday night.

Analysis: Millsap, averaging 16.8 points, is back after missing five games because of a sprained right shoulder. He practiced Tuesday.
4/15/2015 Taj Gibson, F-C
Gibson left the Bulls' regular-season finale against the Atlanta Hawks on Wednesday night because of a strained left shoulder.

Analysis: Gibson's status is in question.
4/15/2015 Michael Beasley, F
Beasley just missed a triple-double Wednesday.

Analysis: Beasley had 34 points, 11 boards and eight assists as he played all 48 minutes in a tremendous display of fortitude.
4/15/2015 James Ennis, G-F
Ennis posted his first double-double Wednesday.

Analysis: Ennis had 17 points, 12 boards and six assists as he played all 48 minutes in a tremendous display of fortitude.
4/15/2015 Zoran Dragic, SG
Dragic enjoyed the best game of his life Wednesday.

Analysis: Dragic had a career-high 22 points with brother Goran cheering him on. He had six points in his career before this explosion.
4/15/2015 Kyle Lowry, PG
Lowry scored 26 points and the Toronto Raptors wrapped up the regular season with their franchise record 49th victory, beating the Charlotte Hornets 92-87 on Wednesday night.

Analysis: Lowry went 1 for 13 from 3-point range in his first two contests after missing seven straight games with back spasms. After going 2 of 4 on Tuesday night in a loss at Boston, he was 6 of 9 against Charlotte.
4/15/2015 Troy Daniels, PG
Daniels scored 24 points on Wednesday night.

Analysis: Daniels made six 3-pointers to match his career-best from last season's finale.
4/15/2015 Kevin Martin, G-F
Martin poured in 29 points in Wednesday's fantasy finale.

Analysis: Martin averaged 20.0 points in an injury-plagued season.
4/15/2015 Zach LaVine, PG
LaVine notched 19 points and 13 assists in Wednesday's fantasy finale.

Analysis: LaVine recorded double digits in assists for the fourth time and proved that he can dish the rock and be a fantasy factor.
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