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Date Player
1/29/2015 J.J. Redick, SG
Redick was a late scratch at Utah on Wednesday due to back spasms, missing his first game of the season.

Analysis: Redick, who has had issues with back spasms earlier in his career, is considered day to day.
1/29/2015 Nene, F-C
Nene missed Wednesday's loss at Phoenix with a sore right foot.

Analysis: It's not clear how long Nene will be sidelined for.
1/29/2015 Cole Aldrich, C
Aldrich sat out the second half of Wednesday's win over Oklahoma City.

Analysis: Aldrich was dealing with a left shin contusion.
1/29/2015 LaMarcus Aldridge, F-C
Aldridge had 38 points - one off his season high - in Wednesday's loss at Cleveland.

Analysis: So much for his thumb injury. Aldridge has scored a combined 64 points in two games since deciding to put off surgery.
1/29/2015 Monta Ellis, G
Ellis scored 33 points on 14-of-23 shooting in Wednesday's loss at Houston.

Analysis: Ellis is 38 of 66 over his last three games while averaging 29.3 points.
1/29/2015 Chandler Parsons, F
Parsons scored 21 and was 5 of 8 from 3-point range in Wednesday's loss at Houston.

Analysis: Parsons is 13 of 23 from 3-point range over his last five games.
1/29/2015 James Harden, G-F
Harden fell off a bit in Wednesday's win over Dallas, scoring 17 points.

Analysis: Harden, who had scored 33-plus in each of his previous four games, is still averaging an NBA-best 27.3 points.
1/29/2015 Kyrie Irving, G
Irving scored a career-high 55 points to lead the Cleveland Cavaliers to their eighth straight win, 99-94 over Portland on Wednesday.

Analysis: Irving, who scored 38 on Tuesday in a win at Detroit, made a team record 11 3-pointers and finished 10 of 10 from the free-throw line. He scored 24 of Cleveland's final 28 points and 16 of the Cavs' 20 in the fourth quarter, including a tiebreaking 3-pointer with 6.4 seconds left.
1/29/2015 Kevin Martin, G-F
Martin had 21 points on 7-of-18 shooting in Wednesday's win over Boston.

Analysis: Martin made an instant impact after missing the previous 34 games with a fractured right wrist. A prolific scorer, Martin should be picked up immediately if he happens to available in your league.
1/29/2015 Greg Monroe, F-C
Monroe had 20 points and 11 rebounds in Wednesday's ugly 89-69 loss at Philadelphia.

Analysis: While Monroe came up big for fantasy owners, Detroit's other four starters scored a combined 12 points. Monroe is averaging 19.3 over the last three games.
1/29/2015 Gorgui Dieng, F-C
Dieng had 16 points and 14 rebounds in Wednesday's win versus Boston.

Analysis: Dieng has seven double-doubles in his last 15 games after recording six in his previous 30 contests.
1/29/2015 Michael Carter-Williams, PG
Carter-Williams finished one rebound shy of a triple-double in Wednesday's 89-69 win over Detroit.

Analysis: Carter-Williams had 14 points and 10 assists, his highest total in 12 games.
1/29/2015 Russell Westbrook, PG
Westbrook matched his season high with 40 points in Wednesday's loss at New York.

Analysis: Westbrook came up big with Kevin Durant sidelined, though he took 30 shots and is 27 of 78 (34.6 percent) over his last three games.
1/29/2015 Carmelo Anthony, F
Anthony had 31 points in Wednesday's win over Oklahoma City.

Analysis: Anthony is 10 of 24 from 3-point range (41.7 percent) over his last five games after previously shooting 32.3 percent from deep this season.
1/29/2015 Anthony Davis, F-C
Davis had 24 points and 12 rebounds Wednesday, but briefly left the game late in the third quarter after a collision under the basket.

Analysis: Davis returned to cheers with 8:44 left, but he was substituted back out of in the final minute and left the arena without speaking to media. Davis, who was expected to have an MRI on Thursday, is dealing with what team officials said was a left groin injury.
1/29/2015 Langston Galloway, G
Galloway scored 18 points and was 3 of 7 from deep in Wednesday's win against the Thunder.

Analysis: Galloway, averaging 12.8 points and 3.1 assists in nine games for the Knicks, is worth picking up if you need help and he's available in your league.
1/29/2015 Tyreke Evans, G-F
Evans scored 25 points in Wednesday's loss to Denver.

Analysis: Evans has scored at least 23 points in four of the last seven games, a stretch during which he's averaging 20.0.
1/29/2015 Lance Thomas, G-F
Thomas had 17 points on 8-of-13 shooting in Wednesday's win versus Oklahoma City.

Analysis: Thomas has scored 16-plus points in three straight games after averaging 3.4 points in his previous 131 career contests.
1/29/2015 Tim Duncan, F-C
Duncan had 12 points and 14 rebounds for his 22nd double-double in Wednesday's win versus Charlotte.

Analysis: Duncan is averaging a double-double for the first time in five seasons.
1/29/2015 D.J. Augustin, PG
It was a night to forget for Augustin, who finished with two points in Wednesday's 89-69 loss at Philadelphia.

Analysis: Augustin went 0 for 7 from the floor in his third start since taking over for the injured Brandon Jennings. He had scored a combined 54 points on 57.1 percent shooting in the previous two games.
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