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Date Player
3/2/2015 Chris Paul, PG
Paul had 28 points and 12 assists Sunday, leading the Los Angeles Clippers to a 96-86 victory over the Chicago Bulls.

Analysis: The Clippers point guard is averaging 24.8 points on 54.8 percent shooting and 12.3 assists in his last four games.
3/2/2015 Mo Williams, G
Williams had 23 points and 11 assists, and the Charlotte Hornets beat the Orlando Magic 98-83 on Sunday night.

Analysis: It was the fifth straight double-digit scoring game for Williams and his second time with double-digit assists since being dealt to Charlotte at the trade deadline. He's averaging 23.4 points and 7.0 assists with the Hornets.
3/2/2015 Damian Lillard, PG
Lillard scored nine of his 31 points in the fourth quarter in Portland's 110-99 win over Sacramento on Sunday.

Analysis: Lillard has a combined 60 points in his past two games after totaling 70 in his prior four.
3/2/2015 Stephen Curry, G
Curry scored 37 points, making four straight free throws to clinch it in the final seconds and the Golden State Warriors erased a 26-point deficit to beat the Boston Celtics 106-101 on Sunday night.

Analysis: It was the third-best scoring performance this season for the Warriors superstar, who is shooting 54.3 percent in his four games since returning from an ankle injury. Curry has made 16 of 30 shots from 3-point range (53.3 percent) in that stretch.
3/2/2015 Danilo Gallinari, SF
Gallinari had 21 points in a 99-92 loss to New Orleans on Sunday, including a half-court shot to end the third quarter that revved up the crowd.

Analysis: The forward is averaging 19.0 points in his last four games, raising his season mark to 9.5.
3/2/2015 Kostas Papanikolaou, F
Papanikolaou is out because of a sore ankle.

Analysis: The Houston Rockets forward is averaging 4.4 points, 2.8 rebounds and 2.0 assists in his first NBA season.
3/2/2015 Aaron Gordon, PF
Gordon is out with a sprained right ankle.

Analysis: The Orlando Magic rookie forward was hurt in a 93-90 overtime loss to Miami on Feb. 25.
3/2/2015 Nikola Mirotic, F
Mirotic scored a career-high 29 points in a 96-86 loss to the Los Angeles Clippers on Sunday.

Analysis: Mirotic was averaging 5.2 points and shooting 34.1 percent in his prior 19 games.
3/1/2015 Jimmy Butler, G-F
Butler hurt his left elbow in a 96-86 loss to the Los Angeles Clippers on Sunday and was sidelined for much of the second half.

Analysis: Butler's status is unknown pending the results of an MRI on Monday.
2/28/2015 Isaiah Thomas, PG
Thomas scored a season-high 28 points and the Boston Celtics recovered from a 16-point third-quarter deficit to defeat the Charlotte Hornets 106-98 on Friday night.

Analysis: Thomas is averaging 22.3 points in his first four games with Boston despite shooting a subpar 39.3 percent.
2/28/2015 Mo Williams, G
Williams had 31 points in a 106-98 loss to Boston on Friday night.

Analysis: Williams is averaging 23.5 points in four games since joining the Charlotte Hornets after a trade with Minnesota on Feb. 10.
2/28/2015 Marcin Gortat, C
Gortat scored 16 points and added 17 rebounds Saturday.

Analysis: Gortat has gobbled up 67 rebounds in his last five games so he is on a hot streak.
2/28/2015 Hassan Whiteside, C
Whiteside stunned the fantasy world yet again Saturday.

Analysis: Whiteside finished with 14 points and tied a season high with 24 rebounds to give him 13 double-doubles. He's certainly not bad luck for your fantasy team.
2/28/2015 O.J. Mayo, G
Mayo returned Saturday.

Analysis: Mayo missed two games with right hamstring soreness.
2/28/2015 Nick Young, G-F
Young is out with a swollen left knee.

Analysis: Young hasn't played since last Sunday's overtime win over Boston in which his raucous and immature post-game celebration was shown on Jimmy Kimmel's program and frowned upon by the legendary Kobe Bryant.
2/28/2015 Greg Monroe, F-C
Monroe had 28 points and 13 rebounds in Friday's double-overtime loss to New York.

Analysis: Monroe has totaled a whopping 42 boards in his last three games.
2/28/2015 Enes Kanter, C
Kanter returned from a one-game absence in Sunday's 108-101 win over the Los Angeles Lakers.

Analysis: Kanter was not in the lineup Friday night against Portland because of a right thigh contusion.
2/28/2015 Andre Drummond, F-C
Drummond had 21 points and 15 rebounds in Friday's 121-115 double-overtime loss to New York.

Analysis: Drummond is averaging 18.5 points and 15.3 boards over the last four games, up from his season marks of 13.0 and 13.0.
2/28/2015 Tony Parker, PG
Parker began to break of his recent slump Friday night as he finished with 19 points, five rebounds and four assists.

Analysis: He made 3 of 21 shots over his previous three games so exercise caution with the aging Parker.
2/28/2015 Ray McCallum, PG
McCallum scored 20 points Friday.

Analysis: McCallum has talent and it is beginning to show. He entered with an effective field-goal percentage of 46.9 that needs to get better.
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