NBA Player News
|2/11/2016||Russell Westbrook, OKC, PG|
|Westbrook finished with 23 points, 10 assists and nine rebounds in Thursday's win over New Orleans.
Analysis: Westbrook, who's now on pace for the best shooting season of his career (45.8 percent), was 8 of 14. He's shot 49.3 percent in his last eight contests.
|2/11/2016||Jrue Holiday, NO, PG|
|Holiday had 23 points in Thursday's win in Oklahoma City.
Analysis: Holiday was 11 for 20 and is averaging 23.7 points on 50.0 percent in his last three games.
|2/11/2016||Khris Middleton, Mil, G-F|
|Middleton scored 14 of his 27 points in the fourth quarter and finished with nine assists, six rebounds and five steals as the Bucks beat Washington 99-92 on Thursday.
Analysis: Middleton, whose assists matched a season high while his steals fell one shy of a career best, sealed the victory with a jumper, assist and two free throws in the final minute. He had shot 32.4 percent in his previous six games but made 9 of 17 shots and 8 of 9 free throws.
|2/10/2016||Nik Stauskas, Phi, SG|
|Stauskas suffered a neck injury during Monday's loss to the Los Angeles Clippers.
Analysis: He did not return and should be considered day to day.
|2/10/2016||Anthony Brown, LAL, SF|
|Brown is out with a sprained right ankle.
Analysis: Look for Brown to return after the All-Star break.
|2/10/2016||Trey Burke, Uta, PG|
|Burke has been out because of flu-like symptoms.
Analysis: He left the game against Milwaukee on Friday after playing 4 minutes.
|2/10/2016||James Harden, Hou, G-F|
|Harden overcame a scoreless first quarter to finish with 37 points, five assists and five rebounds on Tuesday.
Analysis: He made 10 of 21 shots, including 6 of 10 3-pointers, and added five rebounds, five assists and three steals.
|2/10/2016||Trevor Ariza, Hou, G-F|
|Ariza made 4 of 7 3-pointers and finished with 19 points in Tuesday's loss at Golden State.
Analysis: He also had seven rebounds and finished 7 of 13 from the field.
|2/10/2016||Seth Curry, Sac, PG|
|Curry had 35 points, nine assists and six rebounds in Tuesday's win over Houston.
Analysis: Curry made five of his six 3-point tries in the opening period and seven of eight shots - only missing on a long 3 trying to beat the buzzer. He finished 12 of 24 from the field and made 7 of 16 3s.
|2/10/2016||Andrew Bogut, GS, C|
|Bogut had 13 points, 11 rebounds and six blocks in Tuesday's win over Houston.
Analysis: He added three steals while making 5 of 10 shots.
|2/10/2016||Harrison Barnes, GS, F|
|Barnes scored 19 points for the second straight game on Tuesday.
Analysis: He made 8 of 12 shots in the win over Houston and grabbed seven rebounds.
|2/10/2016||Damian Lillard, Por, PG|
|Lillard has been added to the U.S. national basketball team pool, giving the Americans 31 players for 12 spots.
Analysis: Lillard fell just short of a place on the 2014 World Cup of Basketball roster and wasn't among the original 30 candidates for Rio de Janeiro announced last month. Lillard will have difficulty making the Olympic team with Stephen Curry, Russell Westbrook, Chris Paul, Kyrie Irving and John Wall among the other point guard candidates.
|2/10/2016||Derrick Rose, Chi, PG|
|Rose is in the Bulls' lineup Wednesday against Atlanta after missing a game because of soreness.
Analysis: The 2011 MVP point guard was a late scratch from Monday's loss at Charlotte because of soreness. Rose is having one of his toughest seasons on the court, averaging 15.9 points and 4.8 assists. He is shooting just 40.9 percent overall and 24 percent on 3-pointers. Chicago came into Wednesday's matchup third in the Central division at 27-24 after dropping 12 of 17 games.
|2/10/2016||Reggie Jackson, Det, G|
|Jackson is sitting out Wednesday against Denver, leaving the Pistons without three starters in their final game before the All-Star break.
Analysis: Jackson has an illness, but it's not considered serious.
|2/10/2016||Ersan Ilyasova, Det, F|
|Ilyasova is sitting out Wednesday night against Denver, leaving the Pistons without three starters in their final game before the All-Star break.
Analysis: Ilyasova has an illness that's not considered serious.
|2/10/2016||Isaiah Thomas, Bos, PG|
|Thomas had 36 points and 11 assists, including a fade away jumper that sent the game to an extra period, to help the Boston Celtics overtake the Los Angeles Clippers 139-134 in overtime on Wednesday night.
Analysis: Thomas was two points off his season high.
|2/10/2016||Jared Sullinger, Bos, F-C|
|Sullinger added 21 points, 11 rebounds and seven assists in Wednesday's overtime win over the Clippers.
Analysis: He bounced back after having just four points in a loss to Milwaukee the previous night.
|2/10/2016||Chris Paul, LAC, PG|
|Chris Paul led the Clippers with 35 points and 13 assists in Wednesday's overtime loss at Boston.
Analysis: Paul reached double digits in assists for the first time in seven games.
|2/10/2016||J.J. Redick, LAC, SG|
|Redick had 27 points in Wednesday's overtime loss to Boston.
Analysis: He's averaging 21.0 points over his last four.
|2/10/2016||DeAndre Jordan, LAC, C|
|Jordan finished with 21 points and 16 rebounds in Wednesday's overtime loss to Boston.
Analysis: Jordan's 21 points mark his most in his last 16 games.
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