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Date Player News
10/30/2014 Roy Hibbert, C Hibbert had 22 points, eight rebounds and seven blocks in Wednesday's opener against Philadelphia.

Analysis: Hibbert is off to a great start after a forgettable showing last season. He finished 6 of 8 from the floor and made 10 of 13 free throws.
10/30/2014 Tony Wroten, PG Wroten had 22 points, eight rebounds and seven assists in Wednesday's opener at Indiana.

Analysis: Wroten could prove valuable until Michael Carter-Williams returns from injury.
10/30/2014 Donald Sloan, G Sloan had 16 points, 10 rebounds and six assists in Wednesday's opener against Philadelphia.

Analysis: Sloan could prove valuable until George Hill and C.J. Watson return from injury.
10/30/2014 Kemba Walker, PG Walker hit a 21-footer from the top of the key with 5 seconds left in overtime to lift Charlotte to a 108-106 victory over the Milwaukee Bucks on Wednesday night.

Analysis: Walker also made a tying 3-pointer with 1.6 seconds left in regulation to send the game into overtime. He finished with a game-high 26 points to go with six rebounds and five assists.
10/30/2014 Brandon Knight, G Knight had 22 points, 13 assists and eight rebounds in Wednesday's 108-106 overtime loss at Charlotte.

Analysis: Knight was one assist shy of matching his career high, which also came against the Hornets on Dec. 23.
10/30/2014 Deron Williams, PG Williams had 19 points and eight assists in Wednesday's opener at Boston.

Analysis: Williams should continue to post solid numbers as long he remains healthy.
10/30/2014 Rajon Rondo, PG After missing the entire exhibition season, Rondo had 13 points, 12 assists and seven rebounds in Wednesday's opener against Brooklyn.

Analysis: Fantasy owners have to be thrilled with what they saw from Rondo. "He looks like himself," coach Brad Stevens said. "He kind of looks like what I saw on film before I got here. I don't think he ever looked like that at any time last year. ... But he is back to full speed. And it's really good to see."
10/30/2014 Kelly Olynyk, C Olynyk led eight Celtics in double figures with 19 points in Wednesday's opener against Brooklyn.

Analysis: Olynyk also added six rebounds while shooting 8 of 14. He should continue to post solid numbers as long as the minutes are there.
10/30/2014 Jimmy Butler, G-F Butler missed Wednesday's opener with a sprained left thumb.

Analysis: It's unclear when Butler will be able to return.
10/30/2014 Glen Rice Jr., G-F Rice had been dealing with a sore ankle and didn't play in Wednesday's opener.

Analysis: It's unclear when Rice will start to see action.
10/30/2014 Ronny Turiaf, F-C Turiaf missed Wednesday's opener with a hip injury.

Analysis: It's unclear when Turiaf will be able to debut.
10/30/2014 Kevin Martin, G-F Martin missed Wednesday's opener with an ankle injury.

Analysis: It's unclear when Martin will be able to debut.
10/30/2014 Greg Stiemsma, C Stiemsma missed Wednesday's opener with an ankle issue.

Analysis: It's unclear when Stiemsma will be able to debut.
10/30/2014 Cartier Martin, G-F Martin missed Wednesday's opener with a foot issue.

Analysis: It's unclear when Martin will be able to debut.
10/30/2014 James Young, SG Young has been dealing with a hamstring injury and didn't play in Wednesday's opener.

Analysis: It's unclear when Young will debut.
10/30/2014 Jerami Grant, SF Grant missed Wednesday's opener with an ankle issue.

Analysis: Grant is expected to debut sometime next week.
10/30/2014 Chris Bosh, F-C Bosh scored 26 points and grabbed 15 rebounds in the Heat's 107-95 season-opening win over Washington on Wednesday.

Analysis: Bosh is off to a superb start in the Heat's era after LeBron James. There was speculation that Bosh would take on a larger role this season, and this is a good sign that it could be true.
10/30/2014 Dwyane Wade, G Wade scored 21 points while hitting half of his 16 attempts from the floor in the Heat's 107-95 win over Washington on Wednesday.

Analysis: Wade's performance in the season opener is certainly promising, but injuries hampered him last season so monitor his efforts.
10/30/2014 Norris Cole, PG Cole had a career-high 23 points in the Heat's 107-95 win over Washington on Wednesday.

Analysis: Cole started at the point after being used almost exclusively off the bench in his first three seasons.
10/30/2014 Trevor Ariza, G-F Ariza continued the solid start to his tenure with the Rockets, scoring 20 on 7-of-10 shooting in Wednesday's win at Utah.

Analysis: Ariza has 36 points through two games and is 9 of 15 from 3-point range. He also has four steals.
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