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Arizona Wildcats in the NBA Daily Recap: 1/28/15

A daily glimpse of Arizona Wildcat performances in the NBA

Troy Taormina-USA TODAY Sports

There were 11 NBA games on Wednesday, and 3 former Wildcats in action. Compared to Tuesday night, it was a relatively lackluster night for the NBA Cats. Their performances went as follows:

Derrick Williams: D-Will played just 12 minutes, grabbed 1 rebound, and put up 4 points while shooting 1-3 from the field and 2-2 from the line. On a night where Kyrie Irving (who was selected with the pick just before Williams) put up 55 points in a win against Portland, it was yet another reminder of how Williams has simply not panned out in the NBA. That being said, Williams is currently having his best month of the season averaging 8.5 PPG on 46% shooting, and 4.4 RPG in 24.1 minutes per game. As the season winds down and the Kings fall further and further out of playoff contention, it wouldn't be surprising to see Williams get increased playing time. Derrick will be a free agent this offseason and the Kings might want to get one last extended look at him to see if they want to bring him back or not.

Jason Terry: JET played 17 minutes in a 99-94 win over Dallas and completely filled up the stat sheet in the process. Terry scored 5 points, tracked down 3 rebounds, dished out 3 assists, had 2 steals, and even had 2 blocks (yes, you read that right). Terry also sank his lone three point attempt of the night. Before the game, Terry said he wanted to extend Dallas' losing streak to 4 games and to also "kick 'em while they're down. In classic Jason Terry fashion, he lived up to his word. (Note: His teammate and former Wildcat Nick Johnson is currently playing for Houston's D-League team.)

Chase Budinger: In 14 minutes, Budinger was perfect offensively. Budinger scored 7 points while shooting 2-2 from the field. He also made his only three point attempt, and sank both of his free throw attempts. In addition, he reeled in 2 rebounds. Chase's effort helped the Timberwolves break a 5 game losing streak with a 110-98 win over the Boston Celtics.

Grant Jerrett: DNP - Jerrett has appeared in just 5 NBA games this season, and has played just 25 minutes.

Richard Jefferson: DNP - Not a surprise to see the veteran forward get a DNP-CD on the second night of a back-to-back.