NBA Player News
|1/26/2015||Isaiah Thomas, PG|
|Thomas scored 25 points in a 120-100 loss to the Los Angeles Clippers on Sunday night.
Analysis: The Phoenix point guard has topped 20 points in four consecutive games and averaged 24.5 while shooting 55.9 percent in that stretch.
|1/26/2015||Tyreke Evans, G-F|
|Evans had 24 points, including a running hook shot with 23 seconds left, in a 109-106 win over Dallas on Sunday night.
Analysis: Evans is averaging 21.8 points on 50.6 percent shooting in his last five games.
|1/26/2015||Nikola Vucevic, F-C|
|Vucevic scored 27 points in a 106-99 loss to Indiana on Sunday night.
Analysis: The Orlando Magic center is averaging 29.0 points while shooting 61.3 percent in the past three games.
|1/26/2015||Robbie Hummel, F|
|Minnesota Timberwolves coach Flip Saunders said Hummel is expected to miss the next four to six weeks because of a broken hand.
Analysis: The forward was injured in the third quarter of a 112-100 loss to Atlanta on Sunday.
|1/26/2015||Brandan Wright, F-C|
|Wright has a sore foot.
Analysis: The forward is considered day-to-day for Phoenix.
|1/26/2015||Brendan Haywood, C|
|Haywood has a knee injury.
Analysis: Haywood is day-to-day.
|1/26/2015||C.J. Miles, G-F|
|Miles has a left groin strain.
Analysis: Miles is considered day-to-day.
|1/26/2015||Amar'e Stoudemire, F-C|
|Stoudemire has a knee injury.
Analysis: It's unclear how long he'll be sidelined, so consider him day-to-day.
|1/26/2015||Justin Hamilton, F-C|
|Hamilton has a concussion.
Analysis: There's no time table for his return.
|1/26/2015||Chris Paul, PG|
|Paul scored 23 points as the Los Angeles Clippers beat the Phoenix Suns 120-100 on Sunday night.
Analysis: The Clippers point guard had a combined 15 points in his prior two games.
|1/26/2015||D.J. Augustin, PG|
|Augustin scored a career-high 35 points in a 114-110 loss to Toronto on Sunday night.
Analysis: Augustin was making his first start in place of Brandon Jennings, who is out for the season with a ruptured left Achilles tendon.
|1/26/2015||DeMar DeRozan, G-F|
|DeRozan broke out of a slump by scoring 25 points on 8-of-14 shooting in a 114-110 win over Detroit on Sunday night.
Analysis: DeRozan totaled 14 points and missed 28 of 34 shots in his prior three games.
|1/26/2015||Monta Ellis, G|
|Ellis scored 36 points in Dallas' 109-106 loss to New Orleans on Sunday night.
Analysis: Ellis, scoring a team-leading 20.3 points per game, averaged 13.6 and shot 35.1 percent in his previous five games. He matched a season high Sunday by making 16 shots, on 27 attempts.
|1/25/2015||Damian Lillard, PG|
|Lillard scored 20 on 5-of-13 shooting with seven assists in Saturday's win over Washington.
Analysis: Lillard has scored 20-plus in six straight, his longest such streak of the season, though he's shooting 33.0 percent in his last five while going 11 of 40 from 3-point range.
|1/25/2015||John Wall, PG|
|Wall had 25 points on 10-of-17 shooting with nine assists in Saturday's loss to the Trail Blazers.
Analysis: Wall had been 15 for 41 over his previous three games, so perhaps his brief shooting slump is over.
|1/25/2015||Paul Pierce, F|
|Pierce became the fourth player in league history with 2,000 career 3-pointers Saturday, going 3 of 4 from deep and scoring 19 points at Portland.
Analysis: Pierce's 38.9 3-point percentage this season is his highest since 2009-10 when he shot a career-high 41.4 percent for Boston.
|Nene had 15 points on 7-of-11 shooting in Saturday's loss to Portland.
Analysis: Nene is averaging 17.8 points while shooting 63.6 percent over his last four games.
|1/25/2015||LaMarcus Aldridge, F-C|
|Aldridge had 26 points and nine rebounds Saturday against the Wizards.
Analysis: This was Aldridge's first game since announcing he had decided to put off thumb surgery. He generally looked like his usual self, but the real test will be if he can continue to perform at this level despite the ligament injury in his left thumb.
|1/25/2015||Wesley Matthews, G-F|
|Matthews was 5 of 11 from 3-point range and had 19 points Saturday versus Washington.
Analysis: Matthews is averaging 20.2 points over his last five games. On the season, 55.7 percent of his points have come from 3-pointers.
|1/25/2015||Steven Adams, C|
|Adams is dealing with migraine headaches.
Analysis: Kendrick Perkins started at center for Oklahoma City in a 108-98 loss in Cleveland on Sunday.
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