NBA News: Player News and Updates for 3/7/15
NBA Player Updates 3/7: The Latest News from Around the League, Tonight's TV Schedule and More
March 7, 2015
We’re coming off a heavy evening of NBA action last night, and we’ve got eight more matchups to look forward to tonight. In the meantime, let’s take our daily look at the key players and headlines out there.
Hornets-Raptors: There were lots of technical fouls out on the court last night when the Raptors visited the Hornets, but when the dust settled Charlotte topped Toronto 103-94.
Mo Williams logged 23 points--including four 3-pointers--in the game, while al Jefferson managed 23 points and 13 rebounds. He now has a team-high 19 double-doubles on the season so far.
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Pacers-Bulls: One of the East’s biggest rivalries got another chapter last night when the Bulls visited Indianapolis. The Pacers got the better of the Bulls here 98-84 for their fourth straight win.
Solomon Hill logged 16 points here while Ian Mahinmi managed 14 points and 11 rebounds.
This is the Pacers’ longest winning streak since March of last year, and they’re now 27-34 and tied for the No. 8 playoff spot with Miami.
Magic-Kings: The Magic scored a rare close-game win last night against the Kings, holding off Sacramento 119-114. Victor Oladipo led the way on 32 points, 10 assists and five steals, while Channing Frye contributed 22 points and 10 rebounds.
Elfrid Payton also put up a solid game with 10 points and 12 assists for a double-double of his own.
Orlando snapped a four-game skid with the win.
Cavs-Hawks: In an interesting Eastern Conference clash, the Hawks made a statement against the Cavs in Atlanta last night, topping LeBron and company 106-97.
Al Horford put up 19 points here, while James was held to 18 points and coughed up nine turnovers.
The Hawks are now 49-12 and have won 42 of 48.
NBA Daily Schedule: Here’s a look at the upcoming games on the NBA schedule, including the start times and TV networks you can catch the matchups on .
Saturday, March 7, 2015
7:00 PM ET:
Memphis Grizzlies at New Orleans Pelicans (FSNOLA, SPORTSOUTH)
7:30 PM ET:
Phoenix Suns at Cleveland Cavaliers (NBATV, FSAZ, FSOHIO)
Sacramento Kings at Miami Heat (SPORTSNET 360, CSN-CA, SUN SPORTS)
Indiana Pacers at New York Knicks (MSG, FSI)
Atlanta Hawks at Philadelphia 76ers (CSN, SPORTSOUTH)
8:00 PM ET:
Portland Trail Blazers at Minnesota Timberwolves (TSN2, CSNNWHD, FS NORTH)
8:30 PM ET:
Washington Wizards at Milwaukee Bucks (CSN+, FOX SPORTS WISCONSIN)
9:00 PM ET:
Houston Rockets at Denver Nuggets (ROOT, ALTITUDE)
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