NBA News: Player News and Updates for 2/1/15
NBA Player Updates 2/1: The Latest News from Around the League, Tonight's TV Schedule and More
February 1, 2015
The NBA will be slowing down a bit today to make room for the Super Bowl. There are just two games on the schedule this afternoon. That said, they’re both good matchups, so with that in mind let’s take a closer look at today’s headlines before we wait on game-time in the coming hours.
Pacers-Kings: The Kings started things out pretty slow in Indianapolis against the host Pacers last night, but were able to get it going late to bag a win. Sacramento came out on top here 99-94 with Rudy Gay putting up 31 points. Three players finished with over 20 points here, including DeMarcus Cousins, who had 20 points and 19 rebounds for his 28th double-double of the year so far.
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Hawks-Sixers: The Hawks have been the hottest team in the NBA for a while now, and they kept their streak going against the Sixers in Atlanta last night. Al Horford powered the team late on 23 points, carrying them to a 91-85 victory that gives the Hawks a franchise-record 19-game win streak now. He also had 11 rebounds, four assists and three blocks.
Atlanta hasn’t lost a game since late December.
Timberwolves-Cavaliers: Kevin Love’s return to Minneapolis didn’t go quite as planned, as he finished with a 6-for-14 shooting line and 14 points. He was able to grab 17 rebounds in the Cavs’ 106-90 win, however, aided by LeBron James’ 36 points.
Andrew Wiggins had something of a coming-out party here, posting 33 poitns and four steals for the 8-39 Timberwolves.
Warriors-Suns: The Warriors are back to their winning ways after stopping a two-game skid last night against the Suns. Golden State took it in Oakland 106-87, outscoring Phoenix in the second half by a margin of 54-36.
The Warriors also won the turnover battle here, forcing 22 while coughing it up a relatively frugal 15 times.
As for the Suns, Markieff Morris led the way with 17 points and 11 rebounds but the team ultimately fell to 28-21 on the year.
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.
Sunday, February 1, 2015:
1:00 PM ET:
Miami Heat at Boston Celtics (CSNHD, SUN SPORTS)
2:00 PM ET:
Los Angeles Lakers at New York Knicks (SPORTSNET ONE, MSG, TWC SN/TWC D)
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