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NBA Player Updates 4/13: The Latest News from Around the League, Tonight's TV Schedule and More
April 13, 2016
It’s the final day of the NBA regular season, and we’ve got a ton of games (14, to be exact) coming our way. Before we get set for the fun, let’s visit some of the notable players and situations out there right now.
Pacers-Knicks: The Pacers took care of the Knicks at home last night in their penultimate regular-season game.
Indiana trailed heading into the half, but outscored the Knicks 26-16 in the third quarter on the way to a 101-90 victory. Paul George and George Hill each scored 19 points here.
The Pacers have wrapped up the No. 7 seed in the East, and will face the Raptors in the first round of the playoffs.
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Raptors-Sixers: Speaking of the Raptors, they blew out the Sixers 32-13 in the third quarter of last night’s game and would ultimately go on to a 122-98 victory.
Rookie Norman Powell was the only Toronto player to get more than 30 minutes here, and he put up 18 points. Jonas Valanciunas helped out on 17 points and 11 rebounds. It was his team-high 22nd double-double of the year.
The Sixers are now just the fourth team in NBA history with at least 71 losses in a season.
Spurs-Thunder: It took overtime to do it, but the Spurs got back in the win column at AT&T Center last night against the Thunder.
Kawhi Leonard put up 26 points in the 102-98 victory, helping his team to a 40-1 record at home this year. The Spurs’ lone loss was to the Warriors this week.
That mark ties the NBA record set by the 1985-86 Boston Celtics.
Clippers-Grizzlies: The Grizzlies perhaps had their minds on tonight’s historic game against the Warriors, so it’s understandable that they came out flat against the Clippers and lost 110-84.
Chris Paul had 12 points and 13 assists to help give Memphis its ninth loss in the last 10 games.
The Grizzlies are now in a tie with Dallas for the No. 6 seed, and each has a game remaining. Memphis will try to halt Golden State’s record-breaking 73rd win tonight.
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.
Wednesday, April 13, 2016:
8:00 PM ET:
Miami Heat at Boston Celtics (ESPN, CSNHD, FS-SUN)
Toronto Raptors at Brooklyn Nets (YES2, TSN)
Orlando Magic at Charlotte Hornets (FOX SPORTS SOUTHEAST, FS FLORIDA)
Detroit Pistons at Cleveland Cavaliers (WMYD, FSOHIO)
Atlanta Hawks at Washington Wizards (CSN, FOX SPORTS SOUTHEAST)
Philadelphia 76ers at Chicago Bulls (CSN-CHICAGO, CSN)
San Antonio Spurs at Dallas Mavericks (FSSW, KENS HD)
Sacramento Kings at Houston Rockets (ROOT, CSN-CA)
Indiana Pacers at Milwaukee Bucks (FOX SPORTS WISCONSIN, FSI)
New Orleans Pelicans at Minnesota Timberwolves (FOX SPORTS NORTH PLUS, FSNOLA)
10:30 PM ET:
Memphis Grizzlies at Golden State Warriors (ESPN, TSN, CSN BAY AREA, FOX SPORTS SOUTHEAST)
Utah Jazz at Los Angeles Lakers (ESPN2, TSN2, TWC SN/TWC D, ROOT)
Los Angeles Clippers at Phoenix Suns (FSAZ, PRIME TICKET)
Denver Nuggets at Portland Trail Blazers (KGWHD, ALTITUDE)
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