NBA Player News
|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.
|3/3/2015||DeMar DeRozan, G-F|
|DeRozan scored a season-high 35 points, Lou Williams had 21 and the Toronto Raptors snapped a five-game losing streak with a 114-103 win over the Philadelphia 76ers on Monday night.
Analysis: He'd been held to fewer than 20 points in each of the previous five games.
|3/3/2015||Lou Williams, G|
|Williams had 21 as the Toronto Raptors snapped a five-game losing streak with a 114-103 win over the Philadelphia 76ers on Monday night.
Analysis: He's totaled 43 points in two games.
|3/3/2015||Tyler Johnson, SG|
|Johnson scored a career-high 26 points off the bench Monday against the Suns.
Analysis: This was the 12th game of Johnson's rookie season.
|3/3/2015||Goran Dragic, G|
|Dragic scored 21 on Monday in his first game against the Suns since being traded last month.
Analysis: He's averaged 15.0 points and shot 50 percent in six games with the Heat.
|3/3/2015||P.J. Tucker, G-F|
|Tucker had 20 points and 14 rebounds Monday against the Heat.
Analysis: He's averaged 13.8 points and 8.9 rebounds in the last eight games.
|3/3/2015||Stephen Curry, G|
|Curry finished with 26 points, 18 in the final period, during Monday's loss at Brooklyn.
Analysis: He's averaged 28.3 points and shot 58.8 percent in the last three games.
|3/3/2015||Brook Lopez, C|
|Lopez had 26 points Monday.
Analysis: This matches his third-highest scoring night of the season.
|3/3/2015||Deron Williams, PG|
|Williams scored 22 points Monday.
Analysis: He's totaled 45 in the last two games.
|3/3/2015||Chris Paul, PG|
|Paul had 26 points and 14 assists, and the Clippers allowed only one field goal in the fourth quarter to outlast the Timberwolves for a 110-105 victory Monday night.
Analysis: Paul has averaged 25.0 points on 55.9 percent shooting and 12.6 assists in the last five games.
|3/3/2015||Ricky Rubio, PG|
|Rubio had 18 points, 12 rebounds and 11 assists for the Timberwolves on Monday.
Analysis: This was the fourth triple-double of Rubio's career.
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