NBA News: Player News and Updates for 2/9/15
NBA Player Updates 2/9: The Latest News from Around the League, Tonight's TV Schedule and More
February 9, 2015
We NBA fans have been pretty fortunate lately, as there has been a steady stream of basketball coming our way over the past several days. That’s not going to change tonight, as there are nine more matchups on the way in the coming hours. While we’re waiting on those, let’s take our daily look at the key players out there across the league.
Thunder-Clippers: With no Blake Griffin in the lineup (he’s out indefinitely due to a staph infection in his elbow), the Clippers had trouble with the Thunder yesterday. The result was the biggest loss of L.A.’s season, a 131-108 defeat in OKC.
Kevin Durant posted 29 points in this one, and Russell Westbrook had a great line on 19 points, 11 rebounds and five assists. Mitch McGary also contributed a solid effort on 19 points and 10 rebounds.
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Cavaliers-Lakers: The Cavaliers put together a solid victory against the Lakers yesterday in Cleveland, and their big-name stars came to play. Kevin Love posted 32 points (a season-high) and LeBron James managed 22 points, 10 rebounds and eight assists during the 120-105 win.
Jordan Clarkson put up 20 points for the Lakers here, a high for his young career. L.A. has lost 10 straight on the road, which ties a franchise record. They last won away from home on December 30.
Grizzlies-Hawks: The Grizzlies became the latest NBA team in the exclusive club comprised of teams who have beaten the Hawks this season. Mike Conley posted 21 points and six assists, while Marc Gasol managed a double-double on 16 points and 10 rebounds. The result was a 94-88 Grizzlies win.
Zach Randolph put up 11 points and 15 rebounds, helping out in the key 55-37 rebound domination by Memphis.
Pacers-Hornets: George Hill bagged an easy layup as time would down yesterday against the Hornets in Charlotte, lifting the Pacers past the home team 103-102. He would finish with 11 points.
C.J. Watson posted 22 points, while David West, Rodney Stuckey and Luis Scola each bagged 15.
The Pacers came back from 21 points down in the third quarter and put up their third win in a row.
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, February 9, 2015
7:00 PM ET:
San Antonio Spurs at Indiana Pacers (FSI, FSSW)
Golden State Warriors at Philadelphia 76ers (CSN, CSN BAY AREA)
Orlando Magic at Washington Wizards (CSN, FS FLORIDA)
7:30 PM ET:
New York Knicks at Miami Heat (MSG, SUN SPORTS)
8:00 PM ET:
Brooklyn Nets at Milwaukee Bucks (YES, FOX SPORTS WISCONSIN)
Atlanta Hawks at Minnesota Timberwolves (TSN, SPORTSOUTH, FOX SPORTS NORTH PLU)
Utah Jazz at New Orleans Pelicans (ROOT, FSNOLA)
8:30 PM ET:
Los Angeles Clippers at Dallas Mavericks (NBATV, FSSW, PRIME TICKET)
9:00 PM ET:
Oklahoma City Thunder at Denver Nuggets (ALTITUDE, FS OKLAHOMA HD)
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