January 9, 2017

Buckeyes in the NBA


Jan. 9, 2017

Mike Conley led an epic comeback on the road against the Golden State Warriors and Evan Turner recorded a season-high scoring output in this week’s edition of Buckeyes in the NBA.

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Mike Conley
Memphis Grizzlies

Averaging 18.7 points, 6.0 assists, and 3.6 rebounds on the year.

Made jumpers to force overtime and seal an epic comeback win at Golden State on Jan. 6.

Mike Conley. Clutch.#NBAVOTE pic.twitter.com/A9A5BXoZF8

— Memphis Grizzlies (@memgrizz) January 7, 2017

Kosta Koufos
Sacramento Kings

Koufos, in his ninth season as a pro, is averaging 6.0 points and 5.8 rebounds this season.

Recorded a season-high 18 points in the Kings’ 120-113 victory over the Nuggets Jan. 3.

D’Angelo Russell
Los Angeles Lakers

Russell is averaging 15.7 points, 4.6 assists and 3.7 rebounds during his sophomore season.

Led the Lakers to three wins on the week scoring 15+ points in every game.

Scored 17 points while adding seven assists, eight rebounds and three steals in the Lakers’ 111-95 victory over the Orlando Magic Jan. 8.

We've got plenty of offense both ways here at Staples Center.

D'Angelo Russell doing a little of everything with 6 pts, 4 reb & 4 ast. pic.twitter.com/bXuIN6Rmco

— Los Angeles Lakers (@Lakers) January 9, 2017

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 9.5 points, 3.0 assists, and 3.9 rebounds on the year coming off the bench for the Trailblazers.

Put up a season-high 20 points in the Trailblazers’ 118-109 victory over the Lakers Jan. 5.

Evan's a team-first guy. pic.twitter.com/vfEMA7b9Ob

— Trail Blazers (@trailblazers) January 6, 2017