NBA News: Player News and Updates for 2/4/15
NBA Player Updates 2/4: The Latest News from Around the League, Tonight's TV Schedule and More
February 4, 2015
We’ve got a whopping 11 games on the NBA schedule tonight, so there should be a little something for just about every basketball fan in the coming hours. With that in mind, let’s check out some of the notable players and storylines out there in the league right now.
Sixers-Nuggets: It seems like the 76ers are taking big steps toward relevancy this year. Case in point: Hollis Thompson posted a career-high 23 against the Nuggets in Philadelphia last night, leading to a 105-98 win.
Michael Carter-Williams nearly tripled up with 15 points, 12 assists and eight rebounds in the Sixers’ third straight home win. It’s the first time they’ve won three in a row at home since early 2013.
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Pistons-Heat: The Pistons put an exclamation point on the first quarter against the Heat last night, ending the period on a 25-1 run. Detroit would go on to win 108-91 in Auburn Hills, thanks partly to Andre Drummond’s 14 points and 14 rebounds.
On the other side, Chris Bosh wasted a fine effort, ending up with 34 points. He scored 21 of those in the third quarter alone. Miami is still without Dwyane Wade, which complicates things.
Celtics-Knicks: One team had to win last night in New York, and that team happened to be the Celtics. Avery Bradley (26 points) and Jared Sullinger (22 points) led the way to a 108-97 victory for Boston, breaking a three-game losing streak in the process. The Celtics never trailed in this game.
Carmelo Anthony led the way for the Knicks, putting up 21 points. New York had been on a 5-2 run previously.
Warriors-Kings: The Warriors have officially swept the season series against the Kings, the second straight season in which they’ve done so. Stephen Curry put up 23 points and nine helpers in the 121-96 win, and at one point in the first half the Warriors went on a 23-0 run. They were up by 21 at the half.
The box score tells the tale here: Golden State had 33 assists and just 11 turnovers, while Sacramento tallied 17 assists and 18 turnovers.
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.
Wednesday, February 4, 2015
7:00 PM ET:
Detroit Pistons at Indiana Pacers (FSI, FS DETROIT)
7:30 PM ET:
Washington Wizards at Atlanta Hawks (CSN, SPORTSOUTH)
Denver Nuggets at Boston Celtics (CSNHD, ALTITUDE)
Brooklyn Nets at Toronto Raptors (TSN, YES)
8:00 PM ET:
Chicago Bulls at Houston Rockets (ESPN, ROOT, CSN-CHICAGO)
Los Angeles Lakers at Milwaukee Bucks (TWC SN/TWC D, FOX SPORTS WISCONSIN)
Miami Heat at Minnesota Timberwolves (FS NORTH, SUN SPORTS)
Oklahoma City Thunder at New Orleans Pelicans (FSNOLA, FS OKLAHOMA HD)
8:30 PM ET:
Orlando Magic at San Antonio Spurs (FSSW, FS FLORIDA)
9:00 PM ET:
Memphis Grizzlies at Utah Jazz (ROOT, SPORTSOUTH)
10:30 PM ET:
Dallas Mavericks at Golden State Warriors (ESPN, FSSW, CSN BAY AREA)
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