NBA News: Player News and Updates for 1/26/16
NBA Player Updates 1/26: The Latest News from Around the League, Tonight's TV Schedule and More
January 26, 2016
We’ve got a very busy run of games in the NBA this week, and it continues tonight with eight more matchups on the schedule. While we’re waiting on those, let’s digest some of the news in the headlines right now.
Cavs-Timberwolves: Tyronn Lue got his first win as a head coach last night, as the Cavaliers got past the Timberwolves 114-107.
LeBron James posted 25 points here. He was among a half-dozen players who had double-figures in points.
Karl-Anthony Towns led the charge for Minnesota with 26 points and 11 rebounds. Zach LaVine had 21 points in the losing effort.
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Heat-Bulls: The Miami-Chicago rivalry got another chapter last night, with the Heat coming back for an 89-84 win in Chicago.
Dwyane Wade put up 28 points here, while Chris Bosh had 18 of his own. Wade scored 10 in the fourth quarter alone.
Pau Gasol led the Bulls with 19 points and 17 rebounds in his double-double. Jimmy Butler had a rough shooting night and scored 13.
Hawks-Nuggets: Atlanta didn’t have a whole lot of trouble with Denver last night; they cruised to a 119-105 victory on the road.
Paul Millsap posted 22 points, while Al Horford had 18. Jeff Teague posted a double-double on 12 points and 10 assists.
The Hawks went 2-2 on their Western Conference road trip, and will now head back home. They snapped an eight-game losing streak in Denver with this win.
Warriors-Spurs: The Warriors continued to roll last night against the Spurs in the evening’s marquis matchup. The defending champs took out San Antonio 120-90, giving them 30-point wins over the Cavs, Bulls and Spurs in the span of eight days.
Stephen Curry posted 37 points with six 3-pointers in three quarters. He scored 15 in the first and 18 in the second quarter.
The Warriors are now 41-4; that breaks a 13-game win streak by San Antonio, who played without Tim Duncan for this one.
NBA Daily Schedule: Here’s a look at the league’s daily schedule. Let’s check out the matchups, times and channels where you can find all the action.
Tuesday, January 26, 2016:
7:00 PM ET:
Los Angeles Clippers at Indiana Pacers (FSI, PRIME TICKET)
Phoenix Suns at Philadelphia 76ers (CSN, FSAZ+)
7:30 PM ET:
Miami Heat at Brooklyn Nets (YES, FOX SPORTS SUN)
Oklahoma City Thunder at New York Knicks (NBATV, MSG, FS OKLAHOMA HD)
Washington Wizards at Toronto Raptors (TSN1, CSN)
8:00 PM ET:
Orlando Magic at Milwaukee Bucks (FOX SPORTS WISCONSIN, FS FLORIDA)
10:00 PM ET:
Sacramento Kings at Portland Trail Blazers (CSNNWHD, CSN-CA)
10:30 PM ET:
Dallas Mavericks at Los Angeles Lakers (NBATV, TSN1, TWC SN/TWC D, FSSW)
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