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Date Player News
4/16/2014 Tim Hardaway Jr., SG Hardaway came off the bench and scored a team-high 16 points, leading New York to a 109-98 victory over Brooklyn on Tuesday night.

Analysis: The rookie, who is shooting 35.3 percent from 3-point range on the season, made 4 of 5 from behind the arc in the win.
4/16/2014 Mason Plumlee, F-C Plumlee was effective off the bench on Tuesday, scoring 16 points and grabbing nine rebounds in a loss to the New York Knicks.

Analysis: The rookie was efficient down low, going 7 of 9 from the field.
4/16/2014 Blake Griffin, F-C Blake Griffin scored a game-high 24 points, leading the Los Angeles Clippers to a 117-105 win on Tuesday versus Denver.

Analysis: Blake Griffin has picked up his 16th technical foul of the season in the game, triggering a league-mandated one-game suspension. He will miss the regular season finale versus Portland on Wednesday unless the call is rescinded by the league office.
4/15/2014 Michael Carter-Williams, PG Carter-Williams had 21 points and 14 rebounds for the Sixers on Monday.

Analysis: He's totaled 44 points in the last two games.
4/15/2014 Tony Wroten, PG Wroten scored 20 points for the Sixers in their final home game of the season Monday.

Analysis: He's averaging 13.2 points during a strong second NBA season.
4/15/2014 Kelly Olynyk, C Olynyk scored 28 points to lead the Celtics Monday.

Analysis: He's totaled 53 points and 21 boards in the last two games.
4/15/2014 Rajon Rondo, PG Rondo finished with eight points, 14 assists and 11 rebounds Monday.

Analysis: He's probably glad this season is ending.
4/15/2014 Trevor Ariza, G-F Ariza scored 25 points Monday to lead the Wizards, who shot 59 percent and made 14 3-pointers and remain one game ahead of the Bobcats in the race for the No. 6 seed.

Analysis: He totaled 23 points in the previous four contests.
4/15/2014 Jameer Nelson, PG Nelson has missed two games with a groin injury.

Analysis: The Magic aren't going anywhere, so he's unlikely to play in the season finale.
4/15/2014 DeMarcus Cousins, F-C Cousins has been suspended for the season finale after picking up his 16th technical.

Analysis: It's a mandatory suspension without pay, something he's grown used to.
4/15/2014 Al Jefferson, F-C Jefferson had 27 points and 15 rebounds Monday in a win over Atlanta.

Analysis: He has eight straight double-doubles and is averaging 29.3 points in his last three.
4/15/2014 Tyreke Evans, G-F Evans scored a career-high 41 points in Monday's win over Oklahoma City.

Analysis: He's averaging 19.7 points per game this season as a starter.
4/15/2014 Reggie Jackson, G Jackson has a stiff neck.

Analysis: His status going forward is uncertain.
4/15/2014 Carmelo Anthony, F Anthony will miss the final two games with a torn labrum in his right shoulder, ending his first playoff-less season and potentially his New York Knicks career.

Analysis: Anthony had an MRI Tuesday. The Knicks said he would not require surgery at this point and would be evaluated in about a month. Anthony will miss the playoffs for the first time in his 11-year career. He has said he plans to become a free agent in July.
4/15/2014 Luol Deng, F Deng has won the J. Walter Kennedy Award, given annually to an NBA player for community service.

Analysis: Deng has had a long commitment to philanthropic work in his native South Sudan. His recent public service announcement for urges peace in his homeland. Deng also established a charitable foundation in Britain, which granted his family political asylum. Cavs coach Mike Brown says Deng's award is ''well-deserved. He has an amazing story.'' Deng says he's honored to receive the award, which is named after the league's second commissioner and has been handed out since 1975.
4/15/2014 Alan Anderson, G-F Anderson has an abdominal strain.

Analysis: Anderson's status is not known.
4/15/2014 Andre Iguodala, G-F Iguodala has a sore knee.

Analysis: Iguodala should be OK for the playoffs.
4/15/2014 Kawhi Leonard, G-F Leonard has a sore hand.

Analysis: Leonard should be good to go for the playoffs.
4/15/2014 Ronny Turiaf, F-C Turiaf is dealing with a sore knee.

Analysis: It's uncertain if he'll play Wednesday.
4/15/2014 Rudy Gay, F Gay is dealing with a sore back.

Analysis: It's uncertain if he will play Wednesday.
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