NBA Player News
|3/5/2015||Anthony Davis, F-C|
|Davis had 39 points and 13 rebounds in the Pelicans' 88-85 win over Detroit on Wednesday.
Analysis: Davis' performance came after he missed five games with a shoulder injury.
|3/5/2015||Draymond Green, F|
|Green scored 23 points with 12 rebounds and five assists in the Warriors' 102-93 win over Milwaukee on Wednesday.
Analysis: Green isn't a consistent scorer, and his performance against the Bucks came two days after finishing with three points in a loss at Brooklyn.
|3/5/2015||LaMarcus Aldridge, F-C|
|Aldridge scored 29 points with nine rebounds in the Trail Blazers' 98-93 win over the Los Angeles Clippers on Wednesday.
Analysis: Aldridge is averaging 28.0 points and 13.3 rebounds in three games.
|3/5/2015||Damian Lillard, PG|
|Lillard turned in his worst performance of the season Wednesday, missing 12 of 13 field goals while finishing with five points in a 98-93 overtime win against the Los Angeles Clippers.
Analysis: Lillard added a career-high 18 rebounds, but he'll be looking to find a shooting rhythm soon. He totaled 60 points over the previous two games.
|3/5/2015||Chris Paul, PG|
|Paul scored 36 points with 12 assists and six rebounds in the Clippers' 98-93 overtime loss to Portland on Wednesday.
Analysis: Paul has been superb over the last three games, averaging 30.0 points and 12.7 assists.
|3/5/2015||Jarell Eddie, SG|
|The Atlanta Hawks have signed Eddie to a 10-day contract.
Analysis: Eddie, from Virginia Tech, averaged 11.9 points and 3.3 rebounds in 37 games this season with the Austin Spurs of the NBA Development League. He won the D-League 3-point contest during the NBA'S All-Star weekend.
|3/5/2015||Glenn Robinson III, SF|
|The Minnesota Timberwolves have waived Robinson to make room for center Justin Hamilton.
Analysis: Robinson was a second-round draft pick this season. But he played only sparingly while being caught in a log jam on the wing behind Andrew Wiggins, Kevin Martin, Shabazz Muhammad, Gary Neal and Chase Budinger.
|3/5/2015||Justin Hamilton, F-C|
|The Wolves claimed Hamilton off waivers Thursday. The 24-year-old Hamilton appeared in 24 games for the Miami Heat this season, averaging 2.8 points and 2.0 rebounds.
Analysis: Hamilton was traded to New Orleans on Feb. 19 but did not appear in a game for the Pelicans. He was waived Tuesday.
|3/4/2015||LeBron James, F|
|LeBron James has moved into 21st place on the career scoring list with 24,506 points.
Analysis: The Cavaliers' star passed Ray Allen on Tuesday against Boston with a layup in the third quarter. James entered the game with 24,481. James was given a loud ovation by the Quicken Loan Arena fans when the announcement was made on the scoreboard. The four-time MVP scored 21 points in the first half, hitting 9 of 15 from the field. James has also passed Robert Parish, Charles Barkley and Allen Iverson this season. Patrick Ewing is in 20th place with 24,815 points.
|3/4/2015||Alex Len, C|
|Len has been fined $20,000.
Analysis: Len initiated an altercation with Miami Heat center Hassan Whiteside and attempting to take him to the floor. Whiteside has been fined $15,000 for escalating the incident by wrestling Len to the floor during Monday's game at Miami.
|3/4/2015||Hassan Whiteside, C|
|Whiteside has been fined $15,000.
Analysis: Whiteside escalated an incident with Phoenix Suns center Alex Len during Monday's game at Miami. Len has been fined $20,000 for initiating the altercation and attempting to take Whiteside to the floor.
|3/4/2015||Markieff Morris, F-C|
|Morris has been fined $15,000 for his flagrant-2 foul Monday.
Analysis: Morris made excessive contact above the shoulders with Heat guard Goran Dragic.
|3/4/2015||Justin Hamilton, F-C|
|The Pelicans say they have waived Hamilton, who never appeared any of the six games he spent with New Orleans since being acquired in a three-team trade.
Analysis: Hamilton, a former LSU standout, joined the Pelicans on Feb. 19, along with guard Norris Cole and forward Shawne Williams, who was also waived, as part of a three-team trade involving Miami and Phoenix. Hamilton appeared in 24 games this season with Miami, averaging 2.8 points and 2.0 rebounds per game.
|3/4/2015||Rudy Gay, F|
|Gay scored 25 points in the Kings' 124-86 win at New York on Tuesday.
Analysis: Gay is averaging 23.3 points on 51.4 percent shooting over the last four games, and he's totaled 49 points in the past two.
|3/4/2015||DeMarcus Cousins, F-C|
|Cousins scored 22 points in the Kings' 124-86 win at New York on Tuesday.
Analysis: The performance came after the center missed two games with a sprained left ankle.
|3/4/2015||Ben McLemore, SG|
|McLemore had 20 points in the Kings' 124-86 win at New York on Tuesday.
Analysis: The guard had reached 20 points in two of the last three games, but he's still averaging just 12.0 on the season.
|3/4/2015||Jeff Teague, PG|
|Teague scored 25 points in the Hawks' 104-96 win over Houston on Tuesday.
Analysis: Teague's performance came after he was given the day off for Saturday's 93-91 win at Miami. Further breaks wouldn't be too surprising since the Hawks own the best record in the NBA, and lead the Eastern Conference by 10 games on Atlantic Division-leading Toronto.
|3/4/2015||Jason Terry, G|
|Terry had a season-high 21 points in the Rockets' 104-96 loss at Atlanta on Tuesday.
Analysis: Despite his performance against the league-leading Hawks, Terry has no fantasy value with an average of 7.2 points on the season.
|3/4/2015||Ray Allen, SG|
|Allen says he will not play this season, though will consider returning to the NBA next season. The two-time champion and all-time leading 3-point shooter made the announcement Wednesday through his agent, Jim Tanner.
Analysis: Allen most recently played for the Miami Heat, helping the team win a championship in 2013 and reach the NBA Finals last season. He has kept a home in South Florida since. The 39-year-old Allen has made 2,973 shots from 3-point range in his 18 NBA seasons, 413 more than anyone else in league history. On the NBA's all-time lists, Allen is 15th in games played, 22nd in field goals and 22nd in scoring.
|3/4/2015||Devyn Marble, G-F|
|Marble is out for at least a month with a detached retina.
Analysis: Marble suffered the painful-sounding injury in his left eye.
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