November 6, 2017

Buckeyes in the NBA – 11/6/17


Nov. 6, 2017

D’Angelo Russell continued his strong start to the 2017-18 campaign, highlighted by a 33-point performance against the Suns.

National Exposure
D’Angelo Russell and the Nets face the Suns on Monday night (9 p.m. ET / NBA TV). Catch Kosta Koufos on Tuesday when the Kings play the Oklahoma City Thunder (10 p.m. ET / NBA TV).

Mike Conley
Memphis Grizzlies

Conley is averaging 18.4 points, 4.0 assists, and 3.0 rebounds in his 11th season at the helm of the Memphis Grizzlies

The Grizzlies grinded to a 1-2 record on the week while Conley shouldering a larger bulk of the load due to a Marc Gasol ankle injury.

Conley ended the week hot scoring 22, and 23 points in the Grizzlies’ final two games of the week. The first a 112-104 victory over the Clippers Saturday night, and the latter a 107-102 loss to the Lakers Sunday night.

Kosta Koufos
Sacramento Kings

Koufos is averaging 4.7 points and 6.2 rebounds in his tenth season as a pro.

Koufos put in a great all-around performance collecting six points, three boards, one assist, one steal and a block in 21 minutes off the bench in the Kings’ 113-86 loss to the league leading Boston Celtics Wednesday night.

D’Angelo Russell
Brooklyn Nets

The third-year point guard is averaging 21.2 points, 5.3 assists, and 4.5 rebounds for the season.

Russell poured in a season-high 33 points, while adding six rebounds, five assists in the Nets’ 122-114 loss to the Phoenix Suns Tuesday night.

Evan Turner
Portland Trail Blazers

Turner, the sixth-man for the Portland Blazers is averaging 8.6 points, 4.6 rebounds, and 3.0 assists in his eighth year as a pro.

Turner pitched in six points, seven rebounds, and five assists in 26 minutes off the bench in the Trailblazers’ 113-110 buzzer-beating victory over the Los Angeles Lakers Thursday night.