NBA News: Player News and Updates for 11/3/14
NBA Player Updates 11/3: The Latest News from Around the League, Tonight's TV Schedule and More
November 3, 2014
Coming off a four-game set yesterday, the NBA action won’t be slowing up this evening. We’ve got a half-dozen games headed our way in the coming hours, so while we’re getting ready for game-time let’s check out some of the key players out there and visit the recent stats.
Kings-Clippers: The Clippers swept the season series against the Kings last season, so there weren’t too many people banking on a Sacramento victory here. That’s what happened, however, behind a dominant effort by DeMarcus Cousins.
He had 34 points and 17 rebounds while Rudy Gay added 25 points to the cause. They were shooting hot down the stretch as L.A. faltered, and the result was the Clippers’ first loss of the year so far.
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Heat-Raptors: The Heat are, well, hot to start the year. They’re the last remaining unbeaten team in the East after taking a five-point win over Toronto 107-102.
Chris Bosh led the way with 21 points and 11 rebounds, while his partner in crime Dwyane Wade posted 19 points, 11 rebounds and seven assists. New Miami transplant Luol Deng had 18 points.
On the other side, DeMar DeRozan had 30 points for the Raptors, but it wasn’t enough. Toronto hasn’t won against the Heat since January of 2010.
Knicks-Hornets: Early in this game, the Knicks’ Carmelo Anthony joined the 20,000 point club--the sixth-youngest player to do so--and celebrated with a win at the Garden.
Anthony accounted for 28 points, including a clutch go-ahead score with 1:23 left in the game, on the way to a 96-93 Knicks win that moves the team to 2-1.
As for the Hornets, they fought back from an early deficit with Al Jefferson’s 21 points and were on the bad end of a questionable five-second violation late in the game. Michael Kidd Gilchrist fell on his side in the first quarter and came out of the game as well. We’ll have to watch him over the next couple of days to see how he’s doing.
Warriors-Blazers: Last night’s late game featured the Warriors and the Blazers, with Golden State coming out on top 95-90. Newly-paid Klay Thompson came up big yet again here, posting 29 points and the go-ahead score with just 8.7 seconds remaining in the game. The Warriors are now 3-0 to start the year.
On the other side, LaMarcus Aldridge posted 26 points and 13 rebounds in the losing effort.
NBA Daily Schedule: Here’s a look at the upcoming games in the 2014-15 NBA season, including the start times and TV networks where you can catch each matchup.
Monday, November 3, 2014:
7:00 PM ET:
Houston Rockets at Philadelphia 76ers (CSN, CSN HOUSTON)
7:30 PM ET:
Oklahoma City Thunder at Brooklyn Nets (YES, FS OKLAHOMA HD)
8:00 PM ET:
New Orleans Pelicans at Memphis Grizzlies (SPORTSOUTH, FSNOLA)
8:30 PM ET:
Boston Celtics at Dallas Mavericks (FSSW, CSNHD)
9:00 PM ET:
Sacramento Kings at Denver Nuggets (CSN-CA, ALTITUDE)
10:30 PM ET:
Utah Jazz at Los Angeles Clippers (ROOT SPORTS, PRIME TICKET)
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