NBA News: Player News and Updates for 2/8/16
NBA Player Updates 2/8: The Latest News from Around the League, Tonight's TV Schedule and More
February 8, 2016
After a slow day yesterday, the NBA is back again with 10 matchups on the schedule. Let’s check out some of the notable players and stats out there while we’re getting set for the games.
Nuggets-Knicks: The Knicks can’t seem to get much of anything right these days. They’ve now lost five straight, thanks to a 101-96 defeat at the hands of the Nuggets yesterday.
Emmanuel Mudiay scored nine of his 15 points during a big fourth-quarter push, while Danilo Gallinari and Will Barton each put up 19 points for the Nuggets.
Kristaps Porzingis had 21 points and 13 rebounds for New York, which has lost nien of 10 overall. It’s doubtful they’ll become a playoff team at this point.
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Magic-Hawks: Yesterday’s Orlando-Atlanta game came down to the final second. Nik Vucevic nailed a jumper at the buzzer for a 96-94 Magic victory, which is just their third win this calendar year (18 games).
Elfrid Payton also had a huge hand here; he scored or assisted on the Magic’s final six buckets.
Orlando had completely squandered a 94-86 lead over the final 3:41.
Celtics-Kings: Avery Bradley had a 25-point day against the Kings, helping the Celtics to a 128-119 win.
Isaiah Thomas also helped out with 22 points here, and Boston has now won nine of 10 games. It was a season-high in points for Boston.
On the other side, we may be close to seeing the end of the line for Sacramento coach George Karl.
Clippers-Heat: Chris Paul didn’t start off very well against the Heat in Miami yesterday, but he finished well.
He bagged two straight 3-pointers to hold off Miami, helping his team to a 100-93 win.
The Clippers started just 1-of-15 from the field, but ultimately recovered. J.J. Redick scored 14 points, while DeAndre Jordan and Cole Aldrich each snagged 11 rebounds. They sweep the two-game series against the Heat this year.
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.
Monday, February 8, 2016
7:00 PM ET:
Chicago Bulls at Charlotte Hornets (FOX SPORTS SOUTHEAST, CSN-CHICAGO)
Sacramento Kings at Cleveland Cavaliers (FSOHIO, CSN-CA)
Los Angeles Lakers at Indiana Pacers (FSI, TWC SN/TWC D)
Los Angeles Clippers at Philadelphia 76ers (CSN, PRIME TICKET)
7:30 PM ET:
Denver Nuggets at Brooklyn Nets (YES, ALTITUDE)
Toronto Raptors at Detroit Pistons (FS DETROIT, SPORTSNET ONE)
8:00 PM ET:
Orlando Magic at Atlanta Hawks (NBATV, FOX SPORTS SOUTHEAST, FS FLORIDA)
Portland Trail Blazers at Memphis Grizzlies (FOX SPORTS SOUTHEAST, CSNNWHD)
New Orleans Pelicans at Minnesota Timberwolves (FS NORTH, FSNOLA)
9:00 PM ET:
Oklahoma City Thunder at Phoenix Suns (FSAZ, FS OKLAHOMA HD)
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