October 30, 2017

Buckeyes in the NBA – 10/30/17

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Oct. 30, 2017

The #ProBucks got off to big starts to NBA’s opening week, with four Buckeyes landing on rosters to start the 2017-18 campaign.

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Evan Turner and the Trailblazers take on the Los Angeles Lakers on Thursday (10:30 p.m. ET/ TNT).

Mike Conley
Memphis Grizzlies

Conley is averaging 19.4 points, 4.2 assists, and 3.4 rebounds in his 11th season at the helm of the Memphis Grizzlies

Led the Grizzlies to a 3-1 record on the week including two victories over the Houston Rockets.

Conley poured in 17 points, including a perfect 9-9 from the free throw line, while also contributing four assists, and three rebounds in the Grizzlies’ 98-90 victory over the Houston Rockets on Monday night.

Right. On. Time. pic.twitter.com/gJ1TTO72nz

— Memphis Grizzlies (@memgrizz) October 27, 2017

Kosta Koufos
Sacramento Kings

Koufos is averaging 4.8 points and 6.8 rebounds in his tenth season as a pro.

The Kings were saddled with an 0-3 record on the week which featured a 117-115 loss to the Phoenix Suns which came down to the wire.

Koufos collected seven points and nine boards, while dishing out a single assist and adding a block in his 22 minutes of service against the Suns.

D’Angelo Russell
Brooklyn Nets

The third-year point guard is averaging 19.8 points, 5.2 assists, and 3.8 rebounds for the season.

Russell and the Nets sported an 0-3 record on the week including a nail biter to the Orlando Magic Tuesday night, 125-121.

Scored a season-high 29 points, while adding five rebounds, one assist, and one steal in the loss to the Orlando Magic.

Welcome back, @Dloading! pic.twitter.com/D4rQihqEWY

— Brooklyn Nets (@BrooklynNets) October 27, 2017

Evan Turner
Portland Trail Blazers

Turner, the sixth-man for the Portland Blazers is averaging 11.2 points, 4.0 rebounds, and 3.3 assists in his eighth year as a pro.

Helped the Trailblazers to 2-1 record on the week which kicked off with a 103-93 victory over the New Orleans Pelicans Tuesday night.

Turner contributed 13 points, while adding seven rebounds, and four assists in 30 minutes off the bench in the victory over the Pelicans.

E 🥊 T 🥊 pic.twitter.com/0vzJqWzRl8

— Trail Blazers (@trailblazers) October 25, 2017