NBA Player News
|3/30/2015||John Wall, PG|
|Wall continued his offensive hot spell with 25 points and 12 assists Sunday against Houston.
Analysis: He added eight assists and four steals as well. Wall is averaging 30.3 points in his last three games.
|3/30/2015||Brook Lopez, C|
|Lopez scored 30 points and tallied 11 rebounds Sunday.
Analysis: He's put together a phenomenal stretch of performances, averaging 28.8 points over his last six games.
|3/30/2015||Tim Frazier, PG|
|The Trail Blazers have signed Frazier from the NBA Development League's Maine Red Claws for the rest of the season.
Analysis: Frazier, who played at Penn State, recently finished a pair of 10-day contracts with Philadelphia, where he averaged 5.7 points, 3.2 rebounds, 7.2 assists in six games. With the Red Claws, Frazier averaged 16.1 points, 7.1 rebounds and 9.5 assists in 41 games this season. He's had four triple-doubles.
|3/30/2015||DeMar DeRozan, G-F|
|DeRozan scored a career-high 42 points and tied his career high with 11 rebounds as his Raptors beat James Harden's Rockets 99-96 on Monday night, Toronto's eighth straight home victory over Houston.
Analysis: The 14-of-27 shooting effort followed a 1-for-10 performance against the Lakers on Friday, so DeRozan is still seeking some consistency with his shot.
|3/30/2015||Avery Bradley, G|
|Bradley scored 30 points with eight rebounds in the Celtics' 116-104 win at Charlotte on Monday.
Analysis: Bradley's performance was a welcome change after he totaled 27 points over the three previous games.
|3/30/2015||Jordan Clarkson, PG|
|Clarkson scored 26 points with 11 assists and three steals in the Lakers' 113-111 overtime win at Philadelphia on Monday.
Analysis: Clarkson is averaging 21.6 points over the last five games, 10.9 higher than his season mark.
|3/29/2015||Doug McDermott, SF|
|McDermott is dealing with a back injury and missed Saturday's game.
Analysis: McDermott isn't seeing much action for the Bulls in his rookie season.
|3/29/2015||Derrick Favors, F-C|
|Favors is sidelined with a back injury.
Analysis: He isn't expected to miss much time.
|3/29/2015||Nikola Mirotic, F|
|Mirotic finished with 24 points and hit 3 of 7 from 3-point range in Saturday's 111-80 win over New York.
Analysis: Mirotic has averaged 20.8 points over his last 15 games.
|3/29/2015||Stephen Curry, G|
|Curry stayed hot from 3-point range Saturday, going 6 for 9 on the way to 25 points in a win at Milwaukee.
Analysis: The MVP candidate is averaging 30.0 points while hitting 24 of 38 from beyond the arc in his last four games.
|3/29/2015||Enes Kanter, C|
|Kanter had 18 points and 11 rebounds in Saturday's loss at Utah.
Analysis: Kanter is averaging 21.0 points and 13.1 boards over a string of eight straight double-doubles.
|3/29/2015||LaMarcus Aldridge, F-C|
|Aldridge finished with 32 points and 11 rebounds in Saturday's win over Denver.
Analysis: Aldridge has totaled 59 points and 20 rebounds in his last two games.
|3/29/2015||Donatas Motiejunas, F|
|Motiejunas has a sore back.
Analysis: Motiejunas is expected to miss roughly another week.
|3/29/2015||Ricky Ledo, SG|
|The New York Knicks signed guard Ricky Ledo to a second 10-day contract on Sunday.
Analysis: The 6-foot-7 Ledo is averaging 7.2 points in 18.5 minutes per game in five games with the Knicks. He also appeared in five games for Dallas this season.
|3/29/2015||Monta Ellis, G|
|Dallas will face Indiana on Sunday without leading scorer Monta Ellis.
Analysis: Ellis had been listed as doubtful with a lower right leg injury. The veteran guard is averaging 19.1 points, 4.2 assists and a team high 1.92 steals. He needs 10 points to hit 13,000 for his career and 10 field goals to reach 5,000 in his career.
|3/29/2015||Jason Richardson, G-F|
|Richardson has a sore left knee.
Analysis: Richardson is a man with no value at this juncture of his career, outside of bringing a soothing veteran presence.
|3/29/2015||Lester Hudson, G|
|The Los Angeles Clippers have signed Hudson to a 10-day contract.
Analysis: He averaged 31.2 points, 7.7 rebounds and 6.9 assists in 50 games for Liaoning of the Chinese Basketball Association, where Hudson is a two-time MVP and three-time All-Star. The 6-foot-3 guard was originally drafted by the Boston Celtics with the 58th overall pick in the second round of the 2009 NBA draft. Hudson averaged 4.8 points, 1.3 rebounds and 1.3 assists in 52 career NBA games with Boston, Memphis, Washington and Cleveland.
|3/29/2015||Dwyane Wade, G|
|Wade scored 19 of his 40 points in the fourth quarter, and the undermanned Heat enhanced their postseason hopes by beating the Detroit Pistons 109-102 on Sunday night.
Analysis: Wade was playing a day after having fluid drained from his left knee. He's averaging 26.1 points and shooting 51.9 percent over 11 games.
|3/29/2015||Andre Drummond, F-C|
|Drummond had 32 points and 14 rebounds in Sunday's loss to Miami.
Analysis: It was a career-best scoring effort from the big man. He's averaging 21.8 points and 15.8 rebounds over four games.
|3/29/2015||J.J. Redick, SG|
|Redick poured in 27 points in Sunday's win in Boston.
Analysis: He was 5 of 6 from 3-point range and is averaging 22.0 points while connecting on 45.6 percent from beyond the arc in his last 13 games.
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