NBA Player News
|3/5/2015||Marc Gasol, C|
|Gasol scored 21 points with seven rebounds and six assists in a 102-100 win at Houston on Wednesday.
Analysis: Gasol was averaging 16.0 points over the previous seven games.
|3/5/2015||Terrence Jones, F|
|Jones scored 21 points with nine rebounds in the Rockets' 102-100 loss to Memphis on Wednesday.
Analysis: Jones' performance was one of his best of the season. He's averaging just 12.6 points in 18 games.
|3/5/2015||Robert Covington, PF|
|Covington is out with a right elbow contusion.
Analysis: He's considered day to day.
|3/5/2015||Isaiah Canaan, PG|
|Canaan had a career-high 31 points in the 76ers' 123-118 loss at Oklahoma City on Wednesday.
Analysis: Canaan's performance was an aberration since he averages just 7.8 points on the season. While he's seeing increased playing time over the past seven games, don't expect him to be a force consistently.
|3/5/2015||Dwyane Wade, G|
|Wade had 25 points in the Heat's 100-94 win over the Los Angeles Lakers on Wednesday.
Analysis: Wade's performance came after he averaged 16.6 points in seven games after missing seven with a strained right hamstring.
|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.
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