Thompson gets back on track

After scoring just nine points his last time out, Warriors guard Klay Thompson was able to get back on track Saturday against the Wizards. He finished with 18 points on 7-of-16 shooting in the 101-92 win. Thompson went 3 for 7 from beyond the arc and made 1 of 2 free throws while playing 38 ...

Blake shakes off illness

Lakers guard Steve Blake was able to shake off an illness during Friday’s contest against the Wizards. Blake, who was held out of practice earlier in the week due to flu-like symptoms, finished with five points in the 103-100 defeat. He also added five rebounds and three assists to his stat line, while logging 20 ...

Kobe ready for Friday

The Lakers report that guard Kobe Bryant is ready to return for Friday’s game against the Wizards, according to coach Mike D’Antoni. Bryant missed Sunday’s game against the Kings with an injured left ankle.

Gasol to play Friday

The Lakers official team website reports that coach Mike D’Antoni expects forward Pau Gasol (foot) to play Friday against the Wizards. D’Antoni said Gasol “looked good” in practice Thursday. Gasol has been out the past six weeks with a plantar fascia tear. He said he still feels some in his foot, but it’s manageable. He ...

Seraphin with minor contributions

Washington center Kevin Seraphin has scored in double figures just once in his last five games for the Wizards. He dropped 10 points last Friday against New Orleans, otherwise, he’s averaging just 6.0 points, 1.0 rebound and just over half a block per game over his latest five-game stretch.

Roberts still not doing much

Hornets guard Brian Roberts turned in another underwhelming performance during Friday’s contest against the Wizards. Roberts finished with just four points in the 96-87 defeat on 2 of 7 shooting from the field. He missed on both of his attempts from behind the arc and did not stat in any other area of the box ...

Aminu not scoring much

Hornets forward Al-Farouq Aminu‘s scoring woes continued during Friday’s contest against the Wizards. Aminu finished with just six points in the 97-86 defeat on 2 of 4 shooting from the field. He went 2 of 3 from the free-throw line and also added eight rebounds and one steal to his stat line, while logging 28 ...

Anderson back in action

Hornets forward Ryan Anderson was able to get back on the court for Friday’s contest against the Wizards. Anderson was forced to sit out of New Orleans’ loss to the Nets on Tuesday night due to an illness.

Speights does little against Wizards

Cleveland power forward Marreese Speights grabbed six rebounds on Tuesday during a win over the Wizards. Unfortunately, that was pretty much all he did in the game. Speights played 15 minutes and went 0 for 5 from the field, failing to score. He had two turnovers but didn’t show up on the stat sheet elsewhere.