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Date Player
11/26/2015 Isaiah Thomas, Bos, PG
Thomas had 30 points in Wednesday's win over Philadelphia.

Analysis: Thomas was 11 of 21 from the field to reach 30 or more for the 10th time in his career.
11/26/2015 Rudy Gay, Sac, F
Gay scored a season-high 36 points in the Kings' 129-118 win at Milwaukee on Wednesday.

Analysis: Gay's performance came two days after he had 28 points and 10 rebounds in a 127-122 overtime loss at Charlotte. He's capable of a big scoring effort, but his average of 19.5 points indicates he can have an off-night at times, too.
11/26/2015 Brook Lopez, Bkn, C
Lopez had 26 points and eight rebounds on Wednesday.

Analysis: He is averaging 22.0 points and 8.0 rebounds while shooting 48.9 percent in his last five games.
11/26/2015 Russell Westbrook, OKC, PG
Westbrook once again filled the stat sheet on Wednesday with 27 points, 13 assists, six rebounds and five steals.

Analysis: He made 10 of 16 shots and is now averaging 31.7 points in his last seven games.
11/26/2015 Kevin Durant, OKC, F
Durant posted his second straight big game since returning from injury with 30 points while hitting 5 of 8 3-pointers on Wednesday.

Analysis: He added six rebounds, five assists and three blocked shots. Durant has scored 57 points while making 21 of 31 shots in a pair of games since returning from a strained left hamstring.
11/26/2015 Kawhi Leonard, SA, G-F
Leonard had 26 points, eight rebounds and five assists on Wednesday.

Analysis: He has made 20 of 34 shots while averaging 25.0 points his last two games.
11/26/2015 Tony Parker, SA, PG
Parker posted 16 points, eight rebounds and eight assists on Wednesday.

Analysis: He made 7 of 11 shots to improve his field goal percentage to 67.6 over his last three games.
11/26/2015 Dirk Nowitzki, Dal, F-C
Nowitzki continued his string of light-scoring games on Wednesday with 13 points, though he did pull down a season-high 14 rebounds.

Analysis: Despite making half his shots, Nowitzki has averaged just 12.7 points in his last three games.
11/26/2015 Anthony Davis, NO, F-C
Davis scored 26 points and grabbed 17 rebounds on Wednesday.

Analysis: Davis, who made 11 of 14 shots, is averaging 26.0 points and 18.0 rebounds in three games since returning from a left shoulder injury.
11/26/2015 Ish Smith, NO, PG
Smith logged 20 points and 11 assists off the bench on Wednesday.

Analysis: He has averaged 17.0 points and 9.2 assists in his last five games.
11/26/2015 Brandon Knight, Pho, G
Knight posted a double-double on Wednesday with 29 points and 10 assists.

Analysis: He has averaged 26.2 points and 8.3 assists in his last six games.
11/26/2015 Jon Leuer, Pho, F-C
Leuer posted his second double-double with 20 points and 12 rebounds on Wednesday.

Analysis: He had averaged just 3.8 points in his previous six games.
11/26/2015 Gordon Hayward, Uta, G-F
Hayward scored a season-high 33 points on Wednesday.

Analysis: He made 11 of 22 shots, including 5 of 7 from 3-point range, while grabbing seven rebounds.
11/26/2015 Blake Griffin, LAC, F-C
Griffin scored a season-high 40 points on Wednesday while making 18 of 23 shots. He also grabbed 12 rebounds for his seventh double-double.

Analysis: It was the seventh time in Griffin's career he has scored at least 40 points.
11/26/2015 Chris Paul, LAC, PG
Paul made 10 of 15 shots and finished with 24 points and eight assists on Wednesday.

Analysis: He has averaged 14.8 points and 9.6 assists in his last five games.
11/26/2015 Jahlil Okafor, Phi, C
Boston police say they do not plan to investigate an apparent nightclub scuffle involving Okafor unless someone involved comes forward to say they were the victim of a crime.

Analysis: TMZ posted cellphone video of the altercation on Thursday, showing Okafor yelling and later shoving a man. The website reports that the confrontation started when someone taunted the 76ers. Philadelphia has 16 losses and is the only team in the NBA without a win.
11/25/2015 Bryce Cotton, Pho, PG
The Suns signed Cotton out of the NBA Development League on Wednesday.

Analysis: The Suns announced the signing prior to their Wednesday game against New Orleans, which Cotton was inactive for. The 6-foot-1 guard is a Providence product and had averaged 22 points per game in four contests with the Austin Spurs this year. The Tucson native played in 15 games for Utah as an un-drafted rookie last season and scored double digits in his last four.
11/25/2015 Kobe Bryant, LAL, G-F
Bryant turned in one of the worst performances of his career Tuesday against the best team he has ever faced.

Analysis: The former superstar shot 1 of 14 for just four points, matching the worst-shooting performance of his career in a game where he had at least one basket. The Lakers lost by 34 at unbeaten Golden State. "I could have scored 80 tonight, it wouldn't have made a damn difference," said Bryant, who is shooting a league-worst 31.1 percent.
11/24/2015 Amar'e Stoudemire, Mia, F-C
Stoudemire is out with an illness.

Analysis: Stoudemire has played in two games this season. He isn't considered a viable fantasy option.
11/24/2015 Markieff Morris, Pho, F-C
Morris had 28 points and eight rebounds in Monday's loss at San Antonio.

Analysis: Morris appears to be heating up with a total of 45 points and 16 rebounds over his last two games.
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