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Date Player
11/28/2015 J.J. Barea, Dal, G
Barea will miss at least three games after he sprained his right ankle late in Wednesday's loss to the Spurs.

Analysis: His status is more week to week than day to day according to coach Rick Carlisle.
11/28/2015 Nerlens Noel, Phi, F-C
Noel was a late scratch for Friday's game against Houston with right knee soreness.

Analysis: He was initially penciled to start next to Jahlil Okafor but after warming up it was decided he would sit out.
11/28/2015 Elfrid Payton, Orl, PG
Payton had 22 points on 10-of-12 shooting with 10 assists in Friday's win over Milwaukee.

Analysis: Payton added 10 assists for his second straight points-assists double-double after going his first 14 games without one of that variety.
11/28/2015 LeBron James, Cle, F
James had 25 points and 13 rebounds in Friday's win in Charlotte.

Analysis: It was a season high in rebounds for James, whose average of 7.4 thus far is his highest mark since averaging 8.0 in 2012-13.
11/28/2015 Gerald Green, Mia, G-F
Green finished with a season-high 25 points in a big win over the Knicks on Friday.

Analysis: After a slow start, Green is coming on strong. He has totaled 41 points while hitting six 3-pointers over his last two games.
11/28/2015 Chris Bosh, Mia, F-C
Bosh had 20 points and five rebounds in Friday's win over the Knicks.

Analysis: Bosh broke out of his shooting slump after averaging 12.7 points on 8-of-32 (25.0 percent) shooting over his previous three games.
11/28/2015 Jared Sullinger, Bos, F-C
Sullinger had 18 points and 15 rebounds in Friday's win over Washington.

Analysis: Sullinger matched his season high for rebounds, and his mark of 9.4 for the season is on pace to be a career best. He averaged 8.1 in 2013-14. His scoring, however, could use some work. He's averaging 11.0 after managing 13.3 over the previous two seasons.
11/28/2015 Carmelo Anthony, NY, F
Anthony matched a season low with 11 points on 4-of-13 shooting in Friday's loss to Miami.

Analysis: Anthony had scored at least 20 in eight of his previous 10 games.
11/28/2015 Kawhi Leonard, SA, G-F
Leonard scored 25 points with seven rebounds, six assists, five blocks and four steals in the Spurs' 91-80 win at Denver on Friday.

Analysis: Leonard continues to emerge as a star for the Spurs. He's averaging 25.0 points while making 59.6 percent from the floor -- 7 of 13 from 3-point range -- over the last three games.
11/28/2015 Stephen Curry, GS, G
Curry poured in 41 points with eight assists in the Warriors' 135-116 win at Phoenix on Friday.

Analysis: Curry leads the NBA in scoring at 32.6 points per game. He continues to be the catalyst behind the Warriors' incredible 17-0 start to the season.
11/28/2015 T.J. Warren, Pho, SF
Warren scored a career-high 28 points in the Suns' 135-116 loss to Golden State on Friday.

Analysis: Warren is getting more involved in the scoring of late, averaging 20.7 points while shooting 61.4 percent from the floor over the last three games.
11/26/2015 Tyson Chandler, Pho, C
Chandler missed Wednesday's game against New Orleans due to illness.

Analysis: He seems likely to take on Golden State Friday.
11/26/2015 Matthew Dellavedova, Cle, G
Dellavedova sat out Wednesday with calf tightness.

Analysis: He's been dealing with it for a few games but played through it because Mo Williams had been sidelined.
11/26/2015 Nik Stauskas, Phi, SG
Stauskas missed Wednesday's game with a left knee contusion.

Analysis: He's not expected back for a week. He suffered the injury Monday, so figure his next chance to play is Tuesday.
11/26/2015 Mitch McGary, OKC, F-C
McGary missed Wednesday's game with an ankle injury.

Analysis: He suffered it Monday, but he's not seeing enough minutes for this to matter on a fantasy level.
11/26/2015 DeMarcus Cousins, Sac, F-C
Cousins was out Wednesday with a lower back strain.

Analysis: It's said to be a day-to-day thing, so check back Friday against the Timberwolves.
11/26/2015 Marcin Gortat, Was, C
Gortat had 17 points and 12 rebounds, both season highs, in Wednesday's loss in Charlotte.

Analysis: It was Gortat's third double-double in his last seven games.
11/26/2015 Carmelo Anthony, NY, F
Anthony had 28 points and 13 rebounds in Wednesday's loss to Orlando.

Analysis: Anthony was 9 of 17 from the floor - his second best shooting night of the season.
11/26/2015 Andre Drummond, Det, F-C
Drummond finished with 18 points and 20 rebounds in Wednesday's win over Miami.

Analysis: Drummond has 17 offensive rebounds in his last two games.
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.
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