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NBA News: Player News and Updates for 2/7/14

NBA Player Updates 2/7: Nets and Warriors Win, Tonight's TV Schedule and More

February 7, 2014

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There wasn’t a whole lot going on in the NBA last night, but that will be changing in the coming hours. We’ve got a full 10-game schedule to look forward to, which should start the weekend out on just the right note. In the meantime, here’s a look at some of the notable players out there who are making headlines right now.

Alan Anderson, SF, Brooklyn Nets: Well, this is something of a surprise. After recording just five points in his last time out, Anderson came off the bench last night to lead the way in scoring, posting 22 points in a 103-89 victory over the Spurs. He also added two rebounds and an assist in his first double-digit scoring performance since January 26.
It’s hard telling what to make of the Nets right now, who have won two in a row after losing their previous three. They’re 22-25 on the season so far. Next up is a road game in Detroit tonight.

NBA News: Player News and Updates for 2/7/14

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Stephen Curry, PG, Golden State Warriors: Curry was cooking last night (which is a familiar sight), putting up 20 points in the first quarter against the Bulls. He’d end up with a total of 34 in the Warriors’ 102-87 win, breaking the 30-point mark for the 14th time so far this season. Curry also added three rebounds, nine assists and a steal.
The Warriors have won three of their last four games to notch a 30-20 record overall. They’ll be in Phoenix tomorrow night before returning home on Monday to host Philadelphia.

Current NBA Leaders: With the thin schedule last night, now’s a good time to check in on some of the category leaders around the league. Things here are sure to change, but for now here’s a snapshot of the key statistical areas out there.

Points Per Game: Kevin Durant, OKC (31.0)
Rebounds Per Game: DeAndre Jordan, LAC (14.0)
Assists Per Game: Stephen Curry, GSW (9.1)
Steals Per Game: Ricky Rubio, MIN (2.55)
Blocks Per Game: Anthony Davis, NOP (3.30)
3-Point Field Goal Percentage: Kyle Korver, ATL (46.2)

NBA Daily Schedule: 20 teams will be out on the court tonight, so basketball fans will have to prepare accordingly. Here’s a look at the complete schedule, along with the start times and TV networks carrying each game.

Friday, February 7, 2014:

7:00 PM ET:
Portland Trail Blazers at Indiana Pacers (ESPN, NBATV Canada, FSI, CSNNWHD)
Oklahoma City Thunder at Orlando Magic (FS Florida, FS Oklahoma HD)
Los Angeles Lakers at Philadelphia 76ers (CSN, TWC SN/TWC D)
Cleveland Cavaliers at Washington Wizards (CSN, FSOhio)

7:30 PM ET:
Sacramento Kings at Boston Celtics (CSNHD, CSN-CA)
Brooklyn Nets at Detroit Pistons (YES, FS Detroit)
Denver Nuggets at New York Knicks (Sportsnet One, MSG, Altitude)

8:30 PM ET:
Utah Jazz at Dallas Mavericks (FSSW, ROOT Sports)

9:30 PM ET:
Minnesota Timberwolves at New Orleans Pelicans (ESPN)

10:30 PM ET:
Toronto Raptors at Los Angeles Clippers (TSN, PRIME TICKET)

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