January 23, 2017

Buckeyes in the NBA


Jan. 23, 2017

Jared Sullinger returns to action for the first time this season to headline this week’s Buckeyes in the NBA.

National Exposure
Buckeye fans have the opportunity to watch Jared Sullinger when the Raptors take on the Pacers on Tuesday, Jan. 24 at 7 p.m. ET on NBA TV.

Mike Conley
Memphis Grizzlies

Averaging 18.9 points, 6.2 assists, and 3.8 rebounds on the year.

Led the Grizzles to a 107-91 victory over the Kings Friday night scoring 16 points, dishing out eight assists and grabbing eight boards in the 107-91 contest.

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— Memphis Grizzlies (@memgrizz) January 21, 2017

Kosta Koufos
Sacramento Kings

Koufos, in his ninth season as a pro, is averaging 6.2 points and 5.6 rebounds on the season.

Recorded 11 points, four rebounds and a steal in 24 minutes of action in the Kings 106-100 loss to the Pacers Jan. 18.

D’Angelo Russell
Los Angeles Lakers

Russell is averaging 14.3 points, 4.4 assists and 3.7 rebounds in his sophomore season.

Suffered a sprained MCL, strained right calf and a bone bruise in the first quarter of the Lakers’ matchup with the Indiana Pacers Jan. 20 and is expected to miss one to two weeks.

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— Los Angeles Lakers (@Lakers) January 21, 2017

Jared Sullinger
Toronto Raptors

Returned to action Wednesday night against the 76ers after missing the first 41 games of the season after undergoing off-season foot surgery.

Averaged 6.7 points and 2.7 rebounds over his first three games playing limited minutes off the bench.

Evan Turner
Portland Trail Blazers

Averaging 9.3 points, 3.3 assists, and 4.0 rebounds on the year running the second unit for the Trailblazers.

Got the starting nod contributing 12 points, four rebounds and four assists in a 127-123 overtime victory over his former team the Boston Celtics Saturday night.

The Villain pic.twitter.com/aPlCp65Lbu

— Trail Blazers (@trailblazers) January 22, 2017