NBA News: Player News and Updates for 4/24/15
NBA Player Updates 4/24: The Latest News from Around the League, Tonight's TV Schedule and More
April 24, 2015
We’ve got three more games to check out tonight as the 2015 NBA Playoffs roll on. While we’re waiting on tip-offs, let’s check in on some of the notable players and situations out there in the news.
Cavs-Celtics: The Cavaliers now possess a commanding 3-0 lead on the Celtics, following a 103-95 victory last night in Boston.
LeBron James scored 31 points in this one, and now Cleveland has a chance for their first playoffs sweep in five years.
J.R. Smith added 15 points in his best game of the series so far.
The Cavs have a chance at a clean sweep on Sunday in Game 4. No team has ever come back from 0-3 to win an NBA Playoffs series.
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Bucks-Bulls: This one was quite the barn-burner. It took the Bulls two overtime periods to finish off the Bucks last night, with the game ending in a 113-106 outcome.
Derrick Rose had a star-worthy performance with 34 points here, and Jimmy Butler added 24 of his own. Chicago started out the 2OT period with an 8-0 run that clinched the game.
The Bulls are up 3-0 in this one as well, and they’ll try to complete the sweep tomorrow in Milwaukee.
Pelicans-Warriors: The Pelicans had the Warriors on the ropes, but they let them up. The result was a 123-119 Golden State victory in overtime, giving them a 3-0 series lead.
Stephen Curry posted 40 points in this one, drilling a clutch 3-pointer in the closing seconds of the fourth to help complete a 20-point comeback by the Warriors. He hit seven 3-pointers overall.
Klay Thompson also added 28 points in the big win. Game 4 is tomorrow.
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 .
Friday, April 24, 2015:
7:00 PM ET:
Houston Rockets at Dallas Mavericks (ESPN, KTXA, ROOT)
8:00 PM ET:
Toronto Raptors at Washington Wizards (ESPN2, TSN, CSN)
9:30 PM ET:
Los Angeles Clippers at San Antonio Spurs (ESPN, FSSW, PRIME TICKET)
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