NBA News: Player News and Updates for 1/11/15
NBA Player Updates 1/11: The Latest News from Around the League, Tonight's TV Schedule and More
January 11, 2015
After a couple days of heavy action out there on the NBA court, it’s now time for the league to pull things back a bit. There are still five matchups on the schedule for today, however, so we’ll have plenty to watch. In the meantime, let’s check out some of the notable players and situations out there around the league.
Knicks-Hornets: The Knicks are in full-on tanking mode, and they’re taking losing to new heights--er…lows. The team is on a beeline toward the worst record in Knicks history--they’re already off to the franchise’s worst start--coming off a miserable 110-82 loss to the Hornets yesterday.
This one included a crazy 27-2 run to finish off the first half, and Charlotte had a commanding 89-44 lead after three. The Knicks’ worst record is 23-59, and this team could very well obliterate that mark.
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Clippers-Mavericks: The other relatively early game yesterday ended in a blowout as well, with the Clippers destroying the Mavericks 120-100. It was L.A.’s sixth win in the last eight games.
Blake Griffin was the high man here, posting 22 points. Jamal Crawford would add 19 and Matt Barnes had 18.
On the other side, Dirk Nowitzki managed 25 points while Monta Ellis put up 23.
Sixers-Pacers: Don’t look now, but the Sixers have a winning streak on their hands. Granted, it’s just two games, but Philly will take it. Michael Carter-Williams hit a layup with less than 10 seconds remaining to help lift the 76ers over the Pacers last night 93-92. It’s just their second victory at home this year. They’re 7-12 in their last 19 after starting out 0-17.
Tony Wroten posted 20 points in the win, while David West managed 28 on the other side.
Bulls-Bucks: The Bulls are pretty happy with Pau Gasol these days. He notched a career-high with 46 points and tallied a monstrous 18 rebounds to boot in a 95-87 victory over the Bucks last night. Gasol went 17-of-30 from the field and missed just one of his 13 free throws.
Kirk Hinrich added 16 points while Jimmy Butler put up nine points, eight boards and a career-high 10 assists.
NBA Daily Schedule: Here’s a look at the upcoming games in the 2014-15 NBA season, including the start times and TV networks where you can catch each matchup.
Sunday, January 11, 2015:
3:00 PM ET:
Washington Wizards at Atlanta Hawks (CSN, SPORTSOUTH)
3:30 PM ET:
Miami Heat at Los Angeles Clippers (SPORTSNET 360, SUN SPORTS, PRIME TICKET)
6:00 PM ET:
Phoenix Suns at Memphis Grizzlies (FSAZ, SPORTSOUTH)
9:00 PM ET:
Cleveland Cavaliers at Sacramento Kings (NBATV, CSN-CA, FSOHIO)
9:30 PM ET:
Portland Trail Blazers at Los Angeles Lakers (CSNNWHD, TWC SN/TWC D)
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