December 12, 2016

Buckeyes in the NBA


Dec. 12, 2016

Evan Turner stuffed the stat sheet and D’Angelo Russell returned to action in this week’s edition of Buckeyes in the NBA.

National Exposure
Evan Turner and the Blazers are on NBA TV on Monday, Dec. 12 (vs. LA Clippers, 10:30 p.m. ET) and ESPN on Tuesday, Dec. 13 (vs. Oklahoma City Thunder, 10:30 p.m. ET). D’Angelo Russell’s Lakers will be on ESPN in a matchup against the 76ers on Friday, Dec. 13 at 8 p.m. ET. Kosta Koufos and the Sacramento Kings will be on NBA TV on Sunday, Dec. 18 at 7 p.m. against the Dallas Mavericks.

Mike Conley
Memphis Grizzlies

Averaging 19.2 points, 5.7 assists, and 3.6 rebounds on the year.

Is expected to be out six to eight weeks with a vertebrae fracture in his back.

Kosta Koufos
Sacramento Kings

Koufos, in his ninth season as a pro, is averaging 5.2 points and 5.6 rebounds this season.

Tallied eight points, four rebounds and a steal in a 120-89 victory over the Dallas Mavericks Dec. 7.

D’Angelo Russell
Los Angeles Lakers

Russell is averaging 15.1 points, 4.9 assists and 3.1 rebounds during his sophomore season.

Scored five points while adding five assists and three steals in his return to action Dec. 11 against the New York Knicks after missing two weeks due to a knee injury

Jared Sullinger
Toronto Raptors

Has yet to suit up this season after undergoing surgery to repair a stress fracture in his left foot.

Evan Turner
Portland Trail Blazers

Averaging 9.0 points, 2.9 assists, and 4.2 rebounds on the year coming off the bench for the Trailblazers.

Recorded his second double-double of the season putting up 15 points and grabbing 10 boards while chipping in two assists in an 88-86 loss to the Memphis Grizzles Dec. 8.

ET's mid-range jumper gives us a double-digit lead midway through the second quarter 🙌🏻

— Trail Blazers (@trailblazers) December 9, 2016