NBA News: Player News and Updates for 2/25/16
NBA Player Updates 2/25: The Latest News from Around the League, Tonight's TV Schedule and More
February 25, 2016
We’ve got six games coming up in the NBA tonight, so there’s plenty to keep the interest of basketball fans everywhere. In the meantime, let’s take our daily look at some of the notable players and stats in the news.
Cavs-Hornets: The Cavaliers got a win over the Hornets last night on the strength of LeBron James and Kyrie Irving, who led the team to a 114-103 result.
Each player scored 23 points, and the Cavs as a team put up 40 in the second quarter alone. They were up by as much as 24 in the fourth.
James had seven rebounds and seven assists in 31 minutes; Irving also had five assists.
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Pacers-Knicks: Paul George looked like he was going to have a bad game last night against the Knicks in Indianapolis. He missed 10 of his first 15 shots, but scored 15 in the fourth quarter en route to a total of 27 in a 108-105 victory.
Kristaps Porzingis and Carmelo Anthony each missed a 3-pointer that would have kept the game going in the final two seconds. It was the Knicks’ 13th loss in the last 15 games.
Porzingis led New York with 22 points.
Warriors-Heat: This was a great game. Stephen Curry nailed a go-ahead 3-pointer with 38 seconds left in Miami, helping the Warriors get a win 118-112.
This matchup had a whopping 13 lead changes in the fourth quarter alone; it was quite the nail-biter.
Curry would finish with 42 points, and Klay Thompson came alive in the fourth, scoring 15 straight for Golden State. He had 33 all together.
The Warriors have now won 51 of 56 games this year.
Grizzlies-Lakers: Kobe Bryant’s farewell tour continued in Memphis last night, as he played his final game there against the Grizzlies.
Memphis took this one 128-119, however, with Matt Barnes posting a season-high 25 points. The team also had season highs in 3-pointers and overall scoring. They were 13-of-27 on 3-pointers, and six players finished in double figures.
Bryant would log 13 points on 5-of-14 shooting.
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.
Thursday, February 25, 2016
7:00 PM ET:
Golden State Warriors at Orlando Magic (TSN4, FS FLORIDA, CSN BAY AREA)
7:30 PM ET:
Milwaukee Bucks Boston Celtics (CSNHD, FOX SPORTS WISCONSIN)
8:00 PM ET:
Oklahoma City Thunder at New Orleans Pelicans (TNT, SPORTSNET, ONE, FS OKLAHOMA HD)
9:00 PM ET:
Brooklyn Nets at Phoenix Suns (FSAZ, YES)
10:30 PM ET:
Houston Rockets at Portland Trail Blazers (TNT, NBATV CANADA, ROOT)
San Antonio Spurs at Utah Jazz (SPORTSNET ONE, ROOT, FSSW)
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