NBA News: Player News and Updates for 1/30/16
NBA Player Updates 1/30: The Latest News from Around the League, Tonight's TV Schedule and More
January 30, 2016
We’ve got seven games coming up in the NBA tonight, so there will be plenty for us basketball fans to watch. In the meantime, let’s visit with some of today’s storylines and stats out there.
Cavaliers-Pistons: The Cavs snagged a big win last night over the Pistons in Auburn Hills, with LeBron James, Kevin Love and Kyrie Irving each scoring over 20 points in the same game for the first time this season.
Love had 29; Irving had 28 and LeBron had 20 with nine rebounds and eight assists. It all added up to a 114-106 win. They’ve reached that points total in each of their last three games.
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Knicks-Suns: The Knicks came into this one on a losing streak, but got their swagger back in a 102-84 win over the visiting Suns.
Carmelo Anthony and Kristaps Porzingis were back and made the starts after both missed the team’s last game.
Anthony had 19 points and 10 rebounds, while Porzingis had seven points and seven rebounds.
The Knicks jumped out to a big lead in the first quarter and didn’t really look back.
Thunder-Rockets: Russell Westbrook had another strong evening last night against the Rockets in OKC. He posted 26 points, 14 assists and 10 rebounds for his sixth triple-double of the year in a 116-108 victory. In addition to that mark, it was the seventh time in the last nine games that he’s had 10 or more assists.
As for Kevin Durant, he logged 33 points and 12 rebounds. The Thunder have won 10 of 11 and their last six at home.
Heat-Bucks: Dwyane Wade nailed a key jumper with 44.5 seconds left last night in Milwaukee, keying the Heat to a 107-103 victory.
Wade would log 24 points and seven assists on the evening, and the Heat finished their five-game trip with three straight wins.
On the other side, Giannis Antetokounmpo posted a team-high 28 points in the losing effort.
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.
Saturday, January 30, 2016:
5:00 PM ET:
Golden State Warriors at Philadelphia 76ers (CSN, CSN BAY AREA)
6:30 PM ET:
Detroit Pistons at Toronto Raptors (SPORTSNET ONE, FS DETROIT)
7:00 PM ET:
Denver Nuggets at Indiana Pacers (FSI, ALTITUDE)
Brooklyn Nets at New Orleans Pelicans (FSNOLA, YES)
8:00 PM ET:
Washington Wizards at Houston Rockets (ROOT, CSN)
Sacramento Kings at Memphis Grizzlies (FOX SPORTS SOUTHEAST , CSN-CA)
8:30 PM ET:
San Antonio Spurs at Cleveland Cavaliers (ABC, SPORTSNET ONE)
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