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Date Player
3/28/2015 Reggie Jackson, G
Jackson scored 26 points, grabbed 11 rebounds and handed out 10 assists as the Pistons cruised to a 111-97 win over the Magic.

Analysis: It was the fourth straight victory for the Pistons and Jackson's second triple-double since joining Detroit. In 17 games as a starter with the Pistons, he's averaging 16.7 points and 8.5 assists. In the last six games, those numbers are up to 21.2 and 11.8.
3/28/2015 Dirk Nowitzki, F-C
Nowitzki was unable to find any sort of production Friday against San Antonio.

Analysis: He finished with only seven points, one of the lowest scoring totals of his career. Averaging 17.1 points this season, Nowitzki is still a valuable fantasy player.
3/28/2015 John Wall, PG
Wall scored seven of his game-high 32 points in the second overtime, and the Wizards held off the Charlotte Hornets 110-107 on Friday night.

Analysis: It wasn't a particularly pretty 32 with a 12-of-30 shooting line. Nevertheless, he's scored at least 31 in three of his last eight games after getting there just twice previously this season.
3/28/2015 Gordon Hayward, G-F
Hayward returned to Utah's lineup on Friday with 24 points.

Analysis: Averaging 19.6 points this season, Hayward had missed the last two games with a sprained right shoulder.
3/28/2015 Al Jefferson, F-C
Jefferson scored 31 points and grabbed 10 rebounds Friday in a loss in Washington.

Analysis: He was 14 of 24 from the field. Jefferson has put together consecutive solid shooting nights - combining for 58.1 percent - after going six games without hitting half of his shots.
3/28/2015 Nerlens Noel, F-C
Noel had a career-high 30 points and 14 rebounds in Friday's loss to the Clippers.

Analysis: That gives the rookie three straight double-doubles while averaging 19.3 points and 13.0 rebounds.
3/28/2015 DeAndre Jordan, C
Jordan finished with 17 points and 20 rebounds in Friday's win in Philadelphia.

Analysis: The NBA's leading rebounder (14.8 per game) is averaging 13.9 points and 18.3 boards over 21 games.
3/28/2015 James Johnson, F
Johnson finished with 17 points and six rebounds on 7-of-10 shooting in a win over the Los Angeles Lakers on Friday.

Analysis: There's no reason to get too excited here. Johnson had averaged 4.7 points on 39.5 percent shooting over his previous nine games.
3/28/2015 Stephen Curry, G
Curry led the way Friday with 38 points and 10 assists while hitting 8 of 12 from 3-point range.

Analysis: He's averaged 34.0 points and made 31 of 54 (57.4 percent) from 3-point range over his last five games.
3/28/2015 Klay Thompson, G-F
Thompson found his stroke Friday against the defensive-minded Grizzlies, finishing with 28 points on 6-of-9 shooting from beyond the arc.

Analysis: He had scored a combined 24 on 9-of-22 shooting over his prior two games after missing three due to an ankle injury.
3/28/2015 DeMarcus Cousins, F-C
Cousins enjoyed a monster performance with 39 points and 20 rebounds in Friday's 102-88 loss at New Orleans.

Analysis: Cousins has averaged 32.0 points and 16.0 boards over his last three games.
3/28/2015 Tyreke Evans, G
Evans had another nice game Friday with 25 points and 10 assists in a win over Sacramento.

Analysis: Evans has totaled 53 points and 17 assists while going 6 for 10 from 3-point range in his last two games.
3/28/2015 Carlos Boozer, F-C
Boozer was unable to go Friday due to an upper respiratory infection.

Analysis: Boozer isn't expected to be out for long and could return Sunday versus Brooklyn.
3/28/2015 Toure' Murry, SG
Washington waived Murry on Friday.

Analysis: He averaged 1.2 points in five games for the Wizards this season.
3/26/2015 James Harden, G-F
Harden finished with 25 points, 10 assists and six rebounds in a win at New Orleans on Wednesday.

Analysis: Harden is averaging 33.8 points over his last four games.
3/26/2015 Donatas Motiejunas, F
Motiejunas stayed hot with 21 points and eight rebounds in Wednesday's win at New Orleans.

Analysis: Motiejunas is averaging 18.7 points on 63.2 percent shooting in his last three games.
3/26/2015 Anthony Davis, F-C
Davis had 24 points and 14 rebounds in Wednesday's loss to Houston.

Analysis: Davis has totaled 50 points and 26 boards with five steals and five blocks in two games since returning from injury.
3/26/2015 Rodney Stuckey, G
Stuckey is out with a calf strain.

Analysis: Stuckey is day-to-day.
3/26/2015 Marcus Thornton, SG
Thornton is out with a strained right toe.

Analysis: Thornton has not played since March 13.
3/26/2015 Kevin Martin, G-F
Martin is out with a sore hamstring.

Analysis: Martin's return is in serious doubt with the Wolves trying to catch the Knicks for the league's worst record.
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