NBA Player News
|11/28/2015||J.J. Barea, Dal, G|
|Barea will miss at least three games after he sprained his right ankle late in Wednesday's loss to the Spurs.
Analysis: His status is more week to week than day to day according to coach Rick Carlisle.
|11/28/2015||Nerlens Noel, Phi, F-C|
|Noel was a late scratch for Friday's game against Houston with right knee soreness.
Analysis: He was initially penciled to start next to Jahlil Okafor but after warming up it was decided he would sit out.
|11/28/2015||Nerlens Noel, Phi, F-C|
|Noel couldn't go Friday due to right knee soreness.
Analysis: It sounds like he's been dealing with some knee issues for a while. He's questionable to return against Memphis on Sunday.
|11/28/2015||Elfrid Payton, Orl, PG|
|Payton had 22 points on 10-of-12 shooting with 10 assists in Friday's win over Milwaukee.
Analysis: Payton added 10 assists for his second straight points-assists double-double after going his first 14 games without one of that variety.
|11/28/2015||LeBron James, Cle, F|
|James had 25 points and 13 rebounds in Friday's win in Charlotte.
Analysis: It was a season high in rebounds for James, whose average of 7.4 thus far is his highest mark since averaging 8.0 in 2012-13.
|11/28/2015||Gerald Green, Mia, G-F|
|Green finished with a season-high 25 points in a big win over the Knicks on Friday.
Analysis: After a slow start, Green is coming on strong. He has totaled 41 points while hitting six 3-pointers over his last two games.
|11/28/2015||Chris Bosh, Mia, F-C|
|Bosh had 20 points and five rebounds in Friday's win over the Knicks.
Analysis: Bosh broke out of his shooting slump after averaging 12.7 points on 8-of-32 (25.0 percent) shooting over his previous three games.
|11/28/2015||Jared Sullinger, Bos, F-C|
|Sullinger had 18 points and 15 rebounds in Friday's win over Washington.
Analysis: Sullinger matched his season high for rebounds, and his mark of 9.4 for the season is on pace to be a career best. He averaged 8.1 in 2013-14. His scoring, however, could use some work. He's averaging 11.0 after managing 13.3 over the previous two seasons.
|11/28/2015||Carmelo Anthony, NY, F|
|Anthony matched a season low with 11 points on 4-of-13 shooting in Friday's loss to Miami.
Analysis: Anthony had scored at least 20 in eight of his previous 10 games.
|11/28/2015||Kawhi Leonard, SA, G-F|
|Leonard scored 25 points with seven rebounds, six assists, five blocks and four steals in the Spurs' 91-80 win at Denver on Friday.
Analysis: Leonard continues to emerge as a star for the Spurs. He's averaging 25.0 points while making 59.6 percent from the floor -- 7 of 13 from 3-point range -- over the last three games.
|11/28/2015||Stephen Curry, GS, G|
|Curry poured in 41 points with eight assists in the Warriors' 135-116 win at Phoenix on Friday.
Analysis: Curry leads the NBA in scoring at 32.6 points per game. He continues to be the catalyst behind the Warriors' incredible 17-0 start to the season.
|11/28/2015||T.J. Warren, Pho, SF|
|Warren scored a career-high 28 points in the Suns' 135-116 loss to Golden State on Friday.
Analysis: Warren is getting more involved in the scoring of late, averaging 20.7 points while shooting 61.4 percent from the floor over the last three games.
|11/26/2015||Tyson Chandler, Pho, C|
|Chandler missed Wednesday's game against New Orleans due to illness.
Analysis: He seems likely to take on Golden State Friday.
|11/26/2015||Matthew Dellavedova, Cle, G|
|Dellavedova sat out Wednesday with calf tightness.
Analysis: He's been dealing with it for a few games but played through it because Mo Williams had been sidelined.
|11/26/2015||Nik Stauskas, Phi, SG|
|Stauskas missed Wednesday's game with a left knee contusion.
Analysis: He's not expected back for a week. He suffered the injury Monday, so figure his next chance to play is Tuesday.
|11/26/2015||Mitch McGary, OKC, F-C|
|McGary missed Wednesday's game with an ankle injury.
Analysis: He suffered it Monday, but he's not seeing enough minutes for this to matter on a fantasy level.
|11/26/2015||DeMarcus Cousins, Sac, F-C|
|Cousins was out Wednesday with a lower back strain.
Analysis: It's said to be a day-to-day thing, so check back Friday against the Timberwolves.
|11/26/2015||Marcin Gortat, Was, C|
|Gortat had 17 points and 12 rebounds, both season highs, in Wednesday's loss in Charlotte.
Analysis: It was Gortat's third double-double in his last seven games.
|11/26/2015||Carmelo Anthony, NY, F|
|Anthony had 28 points and 13 rebounds in Wednesday's loss to Orlando.
Analysis: Anthony was 9 of 17 from the floor - his second best shooting night of the season.
|11/26/2015||Andre Drummond, Det, F-C|
|Drummond finished with 18 points and 20 rebounds in Wednesday's win over Miami.
Analysis: Drummond has 17 offensive rebounds in his last two games.
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