NBA Player News
|11/20/2014||Jordan Hill, F-C||Hill had 16 points and 10 rebounds Wednesday.
Analysis: Hill has four straight double-doubles so he is on a roll.
|11/20/2014||Tobias Harris, F||Harris had 25 points in a 114-90 loss to the Los Angeles Clippers on Wednesday night.
Analysis: The Orlando forward is averaging 23.5 points on 60.0 percent shooting in his last four games after averaging 16.9 and shooting 42.9 percent in his first nine.
|11/20/2014||Al Jefferson, F-C||Jefferson scored 28 points in Wednesday's loss at Indiana.
Analysis: Jefferson bounced back in a big way after scoring six on 3-of-12 shooting two nights earlier. He's averaging 20.7 points on the season.
|11/20/2014||Carlos Boozer, F-C||Boozer had 12 points and 13 rebounds Wednesday.
Analysis: Boozer is not a fantasy factor, though he could help himself by hitting the offensive glass to rebound Kobe Bryant's numerous misses.
|11/20/2014||James Harden, G-F||Harden had 24 points and seven assists Wednesday night.
Analysis: Harden bounced back from his pathetic six-point effort in his previous outing.
|11/20/2014||Kostas Papanikolaou, F||Papanikolaou scored a season-high 19 points Wednesday.
Analysis: Papanikolaou is a former Knicks draft pick who has potential. While his PER isn't yet that impressive, expect the Greek to improve once he learns the nuances of the NBA game.
|11/20/2014||Kevin Love, F-C||Love was held to a season-low 10 points in a 92-90 loss to San Antonio on Wednesday.
Analysis: The Cleveland forward missed eight of 12 shots and is shooting 38.9 percent in his first 10 games this season. He's averaging 16.7 points, his fewest since his second season in the league, 2009-10.
|11/20/2014||LeBron James, F||James was just 6 of 17 from the field and scored 15 points in a 92-90 loss to San Antonio on Wednesday night.
Analysis: The Cleveland Cavaliers star was averaging 31.8 points on 56.1 percent shooting in his prior four games.
|11/20/2014||Brandon Jennings, PG||Jennings scored 19 on 7-of-19 shooting in Wednesday's loss to Phoenix.
Analysis: Jennings is 19 of 48 from the floor over his last three games after shooting 50.8 percent over his previous four contests.
|11/20/2014||Isaiah Thomas, PG||Thomas endured another rough performance in Wednesday's loss at Detroit, scoring five points while going 1 for 9 form the floor.
Analysis: Thomas is averaging just 9.5 points while shooting a putrid 22.2 percent in his last four games.
|11/20/2014||Greg Monroe, F-C||Monroe had 18 points and 12 rebounds in Wednesday's loss to the Suns for his sixth double-double.
Analysis: Monroe's 48.1 field-goal percentage thus far is the worst of his career, though he's averaging a personal-best 10.5 rebounds.
|11/20/2014||Boris Diaw, F-C||Diaw had a season-high 19 points as the San Antonio Spurs beat Cleveland for the 10th straight time - and got the best of LeBron James again - with a 92-90 win over the Cavaliers on Wednesday night.
Analysis: The veteran forward was averaging 7.3 points in the seven games before Wednesday's victory. He also had a season-high seven assists and six rebounds against Cleveland.
|11/20/2014||Andre Drummond, F-C||Drummond collected 13 rebounds but scored only four on 2-of-10 shooting in Wednesday's loss to Phoenix.
Analysis: Drummond's third-year drop-off has been one of the most baffling things to see through the first month of the NBA season. He's shooting 39.4 percent from the floor after finishing second in the NBA in 2013-14 at 62.3.
|11/20/2014||Jamal Crawford, G||Crawford had 22 points on 8-of-12 shooting as the Los Angeles Clippers beat the Orlando Magic 114-90 on Wednesday night.
Analysis: The Los Angeles Clippers reserve has made 18 of his last 29 shots after missing 15 of 20.
|11/20/2014||Zach Randolph, F-C||Randolph recorded his eight double-double with 18 points and 18 rebounds in Wednesday's loss to the Raptors.
Analysis: Randolph, who was 7 of 18 from the field, is shooting just 35.3 percent over his last three games. His 44.9 percentage on the season is his lowest since shooting a career-low 43.6 percent with Portland in 2005-06.
|11/20/2014||Marc Gasol, C||Gasol scored 22 points with 12 rebounds in Wednesday's loss at Toronto.
Analysis: Gasol's scoring has been somewhat sporadic with point totals of 8, 18, 8, 20, 23, 9 and 22 over his last seven games. Owners enjoyed seeing him go 8 for 16 Wednesday after he had shot 36.6 percent in his previous six contests.
|11/20/2014||Mike Conley, PG||Mike Conley had 19 points and matched a career high with 10 rebounds in Wednesday's loss to the Raptors.
Analysis: Conley knocked down his only 3-point attempt of the night and is shooting a career-high 44.7 percent from deep. He could be on his way to his first All-Star Game.
|11/20/2014||DeMar DeRozan, G-F||DeRozan scored 21 and had five rebounds and four assists in Wednesday's win over Memphis.
Analysis: DeRozan has 48 points over his last two games after totaling 26 in the previous two.
|11/20/2014||Kobe Bryant, G||Bryant had 29 points and matched a season high with seven assists Wednesday night.
Analysis: Bryant made 10 of 28 shots. He has at least 28 attempts four times this season while the rest of the NBA has combined for two.
|11/19/2014||Timofey Mozgov, C||Mozgov finished with a season-high 17 points to lift the Denver Nuggets over the Oklahoma City Thunder 107-100 Wednesday night.
Analysis: Mozgov has 31 points and 18 boards in his last two games so he is heating up for coach Brian Shaw.
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