NBA News: Player News and Updates for 1/22/15
NBA Player Updates 1/22: The Latest News from Around the League, Tonight's TV Schedule and More
January 22, 2015
After a busy evening last night, the NBA is backing things off a bit today, with just four games on the schedule. In the meantime, there’s plenty of news to cover in our daily wrap-up, so let’s check out some of the headlines out there and the players everyone’s talking about this morning.
Heat-Hornets: It wasn’t pretty, but the Hornets pulled out another win last night against the Heat in Charlotte. The home team wasn’t able to score a field goal over the final seven minutes of the game, but still took it 78-76 for their eighth win in the past nine games.
Kemba Walker put up 15 points, while Bismack Biyombo managed a double-double on 12 points and 12 rebounds. Charlotte is now 18-25.
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Cavaliers-Jazz: It seems like the Cavaliers are getting their mojo back. They’ve now won four straight games following a 106-92 victory over the Jazz at Quicken Loans Arena. The final score was 106-92, with 26 coming from LeBron and 19 coming from Love.
James also had nine assists and seven rebounds after initial fears that he might be out due to a flu bug that kept him out of practice.
Knicks-Sixers: Fans of both these teams likely were rooting for a loss here, but only the Sixers were able to deliver. New York got the victory 98-91 in Philly last night, led by Carmelo Anthony’s 27 points and 11 rebounds. That makes two wins in a row for the Knicks, the first time that’s happened since the first few days of the season.
Philly has just eight wins and New York now has seven, with both teams at the bottom of the NBA in scoring averages.
Hawks-Pacers: Atlanta is rolling right now, and they’re showing why they’re the best team in the East. They got another win last night at home against the Pacers, coming on a 110-91 final score. Atlanta has now won 14 in a row.
DeMarre Carroll and Jeff Teague scored 17 points, and Kyle Korver showed off with a rare dunk--his first since mid-November of 2012.
The Hawks are out in front in the East, with a stellar 35-8 record. They’ve won 28 of their last 30.
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.
Thursday, January 22, 2015:
8:00 PM ET:
San Antonio Spurs at Chicago Bulls (TNT, TSN2)
Utah Jazz at Milwaukee Bucks (ROOT, FOX SPORTS WISCONSIN)
10:00 PM ET:
Boston Celtics at Portland Trail Blazers (KGWHD, CSNHD)
10:30 PM ET:
Brooklyn Nets at Los Angeles Clippers (TNT, TSN2, PRIME TICKET)
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