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Jared Sullinger records his eighth double-double on the season

It was another Jared Sullinger week for former Buckeyes, as he keeps filling up the stat sheet

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Mike Conley, PG, Memphis Grizzlies

A pair of 20 point nights helped boost Mike Conley's scoring average from last week. Conley, who concluded last week with a 13.5 average, increased the number by three more points per night as he finished this week at 16.5. The 6'1, 175-pounder had just one game this week, the first game, in which he didn't eclipse double figure scoring numbers. Conley added 4.5 assists and 3.5 rebounds to his week that was headlined by his ability to put the all in the bucket.

Best Performance: Despite a poor shooting performance at 37.5% against the Pacers on Saturday night, Conley was able to muster up a solid stat line. The Grizzlies guard scored a team-high 20 points to go along with his team-high eight assists and four boards. Conley would also tie his season high of four steals and had his best showing from the charity stripe on the week by knocking down 7-8 FT's. Memphis would walk away with the win and they were +18 with the former Buckeye on the hardwood.

Team Record: 16-14

Upcoming Games: Tonight @ Washington Wizards, 12/26 @ Charlotte Hornets, 12/27 vs Los Angeles Lakers, 12/29 vs Miami Heat.

Kosta Koufos, C, Sacramento Kings

We discussed last week how Kosta Koufos didn't see a single game in which he played over 20 minutes. This week, he had two games and he didn't really take advantage of it. Koufos finished the week averaging a low 5.6 points per game in the three contests. He did put together a better week than last week on the glass as he averaged 5.3 rebounds. Unfortunately, the Kings still lost two of their three games.

Best Performance: On Sunday when the Kings were in Canada to square off against the Raptors, Koufos put on a respectable showing. The Kings big, while only playing 24 minutes, put together a seven point, seven rebound effort in Sacramento's lone victory of the week. It's certainly not the most impressive line but Koufos gave the Kings a nice contribution outside of his poor FT shooting.

Team Record: 11-17

Upcoming Games: Tonight @ Indiana Pacers, 12/27 vs Portland Trail Blazers, 12/28 @ Golden State Warriors.

D'Angelo Russell, SG, Los Angeles Lakers

After an offensive explosion last week, this week was a different story for D'Angelo Russell. The rookie averaged close to 20 points per night last week and he followed that up by averaging just a tad over six points per game this week. If it wasn't for the lone double-digit effort in the middle game of the week, that number would look much worse. Just like his points per game average, his efficiency this week was equally ugly. Russell made just eight of his 28 shot attempts -- good (or bad) for 28.6% in the Lakers three games.

Best Performance: Yes, he couldn't seem to ever get things going from three-point land and his +/- was a season worst, but that stat doesn't always mean everything. Especially when his team as a whole is pretty terrible. With that being said, on Saturday against the Thunder when the Lakers got embarrassed by 40, Russell was able to walk away with a 12 point, seven rebound, five assist night. The dishes were a team-high and the rebounds were tied for the team-high with Julius Randle.

Team Record: 5-23

Upcoming Games: Tonight vs Oklahoma City Thunder, 12/25 vs Los Angeles Clippers, 12/27 @ Memphis Grizzlies, 12/28 @ Charlotte Hornets.

Jared Sullinger, PF, Boston Celtics

Another week, another double-double for Jared Sullinger. The Celtics forward was able to get his hands on his eighth double-double through the first 28 games of the year. Sullinger averaged 13 points and nine rebound for the week that included just two opportunities for the 6'9, 260-pounder. He sat out Boston's most recent game due to back spasms.

Best Performance: The first match-up of the week for Boston came last Wednesday night when they went head-to-head with the Pistons in the Palace of Auburn Hills. Sullinger was able to score and rebound his way to his eighth double-double of the year. Sully dropped 17 points on 7-13 shooting and pulled down 10 rebounds to go with it. the only knock on the performance from Sullinger in the loss would be his three-point struggles at 1-4 from the field.

Team Record: 15-13

Upcoming Games: Tonight @ Charlotte Hornets, 12/26 @ Detroit Pistons, 12/27 vs New York Knicks.

Evan Turner, SF, Boston Celtics

It wasn't quite the successful week for Evan Turner as last week was. However, Turner was still able to tally up a 7.0 point, 4.0 rebound, and 6.0 assist week for the the Celtics. The bad habit of Turner's did happen to come about in Boston's three games as the former Buckeye averaged three turnovers per night. Simple something that Turner has and likely always will have to get better at.

Best Performance: Much like Sullinger, Turner had his best night of the week against Detroit. In the loss, Turner flirted with a double-double as he posted a nine point, nine rebound line. The Illinois product shoot slightly above 44% on the game (4-9) in the 27 minutes he was given by Brad Stevens.

Team Record: 15-13

Upcoming Games: Tonight @ Charlotte Hornets, 12/26 @ Detroit Pistons, 12/27 vs New York Knicks.