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Kenneth Faried scored 19 points (9-10 FG, 1-3 FT) while adding 10 rebounds and an assist in 24 minutes off the bench during Saturday's 121-113 win over the Magic.

Impact

It's his fifth double-double of the season, as Faried took full advantage of the fact that Nik Vucevic (back) wasn't in the lineup for Orlando. Faried came into Saturday's game with a career-low field goal percentage of 48.3, but Saturday's efficient performance could help spur him back over the 50 percent mark.

Danilo Gallinari scored 21 points (5-8 FG, 2-3 3Pt, 9-10 FT) while adding six rebounds and three assists in 33 minutes during Saturday's 121-113 win over the Magic.

Impact

He's been making an effort to attack the basket in recent games and has been rewarded with 31 trips to the free throw line over the last four games, converting 27 of them. Gallinari averaged career highs in FT attempts and makes in 2015-16, leading to a career-high 19.5 points per games, and while he's had stretches in the early part of this season where he leaned too heavily on his jump shot, it looks like he's now getting back to last year's form.

Kelly Oubre scored 19 points (7-11 FG, 3-6 3Pt, 2-2 FT) while adding nine rebounds, three steals and an assist in 29 minutes off the bench during Saturday's 110-105 win over the Bucks.

Impact

The 19 points were a career high, and it's the fourth time in the last seven games Oubre has scored in double digits. His minutes still aren't consistent enough to give him much fantasy value, but if he continues supplying offense from the Wizards' second unit, he should be able to secure a bigger role for himself in the wing rotation.

Bradley Beal scored 20 points (6-15 FG, 1-4 3Pt, 7-8 FT) while adding six assists in 37 minutes during Saturday's 110-105 win over the Bucks.

Impact

He's now scored 20 or more in eight of his last 11 games, but Saturday's quiet performance from beyond the arc was his first game in that stretch without multiple three-pointers. Beal is never going to be a big contributor in secondary categories, but he's stayed mostly healthy so far this season and as a result, he's easily on pace for career highs in points and threes.

John Wall scored a team-high 24 points (8-20 FG, 1-4 3Pt, 7-8 FT) while adding 11 assists, four rebounds, two steals and a block in 39 minutes during Saturday's 110-105 win over the Bucks.

Impact

It's his 12th double-double of the season and seventh in the last 10 games, and Wall is now averaging an impressive 23.2 points, 10.8 assists, 4.6 boards, 2.6 steals and 1.3 threes over that stretch. He's on pace for a career high in scoring and steals, and after a bit of a slow start he's rapidly closing in on his third straight campaign with a double-digit assist average as well.

Terrence Jones started at power forward in Saturday's game against the Clippers.

Impact

Jones started the only other game Anthony Davis did not play in this season, and that was again the case Saturday with Davis being held out to rest. Jones will return to a bench role for the second end of the Pelicans' back-to-back set Sunday against the Suns.

Mirza Teletovic scored a season-high 25 points (8-12 FG, 5-6 3Pt, 4-4 FT) while adding three rebounds and a block in 26 minutes off the bench during Saturday's 110-105 loss to the Wizards.

Impact

After not getting onto the court in the previous two games, Teletovic turned in a huge performance that almost led the Bucks to a win, before their entire offense went cold in the final minutes of the game. He hasn't lived up to expectations yet in Milwaukee, but Saturday's scoring binge could begin to get him back in coach Jason Kidd's good books.

Giannis Antetokounmpo scored a team-high 28 points (11-18 FG, 1-2 3Pt, 5-7 FT) while adding 13 rebounds and seven assists in 41 minutes during Saturday's 110-105 loss to the Wizards.

Impact

That's now three double-doubles and a triple-double in his last five games, as Antetokounmpo continues an impressive run in December that's seen him average 19.7 points, 10.0 boards, 5.8 assists, 2.2 blocks, 1.7 steals and 1.0 threes in six games on the month.

Kemba Walker suffered a left knee contusion in Saturday's game against the Cavaliers and is listed as day-to-day.

Impact

Walker tallied 24 points on just 14 shots in 30 minutes in Saturday's game, but he injured his knee late in the contest and was taken to the locker room. Fortunately he appears to have avoided a serious setback, and he should have a chance to play in the Hornets' next game Monday against the Pacers.

Jrue Holiday (toe) will not play in Saturday's game against the Clippers, Dan Woike of the Orange County Register reports.

Impact

Head coach Alvin Gentry said Friday that Holiday was unlikely to play Saturday, and it turns out that will indeed be the case. Fellow guard E'Twaun Moore will also sit out with a toe injury of his own, so Tim Frazier, Buddy Hield, and Langston Galloway should all see ample minutes at the two guard spots.

Shelvin Mack was a late removal from Saturday's starting lineup.

Impact

It was announced pregame that Mack would start, but the Jazz made a late change and started Dante Exum in Mack's place. Mack will still be available off the bench for Saturday's game.

E'Twaun Moore (toe) will not play Saturday against the Clippers.

Impact

Moore's toe injury will keep him on the sidelines for the third consecutive game Saturday. Given that Jrue Holiday (toe) is also out for Saturday's tilt, Tim Frazier and Buddy Hield figure to pick up the bulk of the minutes in the Pelicans' back court.

Dante Exum was a late addition to the starting lineup for Saturday's game against the Kings, Tony Jones of the Salt Lake Tribune reports.

Impact

It was initially reported that Shelvin Mack would start at point guard for the Jazz on Saturday, but head coach Quin Snyder ultimately opted to keep Exum in his starting role. Exum averages 26.5 minutes per game when he starts.

Anthony Davis (rest) will not play Saturday against the Clippers.

Impact

Head coach Alvin Gentry will give the star big man the night off Saturday after Davis played 40 or more minutes in three consecutive contests. The Pelicans have yet to release their starting lineup, but Terrence Jones could draw into the starting lineup at the power forward spot and Solomon Hill could see an increase in minutes.

Austin Rivers will be in the starting lineup for Saturday's game against the Pelicans, Dan Woike of the Orange Country Register reports.

Impact

Rivers will make his first start of the season Saturday with Blake Griffin sitting out to give his sore knee some rest. Rivers tied a season high with 29 minutes in the Clippers' last game Wednesday against the Warriors, and could see around 30 minutes again Saturday as part of the starting unit.

Raymond Felton (personal) will not play Saturday against the Pelicans.

Impact

The Clippers will be without both Felton and Blake Griffin for Saturday's showdown at the Staples Center. Felton has been out since Wednesday to tend to a family matter and it's unclear when he'll be able to return to the floor. Wesley Johnson figures to see a slight uptick in minutes off the bench in Felton's absence Saturday.

Blake Griffin (knee) will not play Saturday against the Pelicans, Dan Woike of the Orange County Register reports.

Impact

Griffin will be held out of Saturday's game in order to give his sore right knee some rest. However, his absence should be brief, as he is expected to return to action for Monday's game against the Trail Blazers. Austin Rivers will enter the starting lineup in Griffin's absence.

Monta Ellis will not play in the second half of Saturday's game against the Trail Blazers due to a sore groin.

Impact

Ellis scored 10 points over 19 first-half minute, but his night will end early due to his injury. The severity of his setback is not certain, so it remains to be seen if he will be available for the Pacers' next game Monday against the Hornets.

T.J. Warren (head) will not play Sunday against the Pelicans, Paul Coro of AZCentral.com reports.

Impact

Although Warren was able to practice Saturday, he is not quite ready to return to game action. According to Coro, Warren was limited to just three-on-three play during Saturday's practice, his first since Nov. 7. He appears to be trending in the right direction, but it's unclear when he'll be cleared to play in games.

Anderson Varejao will start at center in Saturday's game against the Grizzlies.

Impact

Varejao was a last-minute addition the Warriors' lineup after Zaza Pachulia was a late scratch due to his bruised wrist. Varejao has averaged just 5.2 minutes in six games this season, but he could see a bit more action than usual Saturday with Pachulia unavailable.