Teams with four games: Atlanta, Boston, Charlotte, Chicago, Cleveland, Dallas, Detroit, Golden State, Houston, Indiana, L.A. Clippers, L.A. Lakers, Memphis, Milwaukee, Minnesota, New York, Phoenix, Sacramento, San Antonio, Utah, Washington
Sasha Pavlovic (Cavs)- G Delonte West is sidelined six weeks with a broken right wrist. Pavlovic has been inserted into the starting unit. He has hit six three-pointers and is averaging 15.5 points over his past two games.
Lou Williams (76ers)- Williams has scored in double-figures in 17 of his past 18 games. This month he is averaging 14.6 points, 4.5 assists and 1.5 threes in 10 games. He scored 25 points and pulled down a season high six rebounds against the Mavs yesterday.
Honorable mention: Dahntay Jones (Nuggets)
Craig Smith (T'wolves)- Smith has averaged 19 points and 7.5 rebounds over his past two games. In eight games this month he is shooting 61% and has started the past 20 games.
Danilo Gallinari (Knicks)- Gallinari returned to the lineup last Saturday against the 76ers. The rookie set career highs in points (9), rebounds (4), steals (2), assists (2) against the Bulls yesterday. He also has made 3 three-pointers and is averaging a block since his return.
Honorable mention: Wally Szczerbiak(Cavs)
DeAndre Jordan (Clippers)- Jordan started for C Marcus Camby yesterday and grabbed 10 rebounds while blocking six shots. The rookie played 33 minutes and will continue to start with Camby expected to miss the next 7-10 days with a sprained ankle.
Glen Davis (Celtics)- Davis scored nine points and pulled down nine rebounds against the Suns yesterday. He is shooting 50 percent and is averaging a steal over his past four games. However, C Kendrick Perkinsis expected to return to the lineup Wednesday against the Heat.
Honorable mention: Ryan Anderson (Nets)
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