NBA News: Player News and Updates for 2/24/15
NBA Player Updates 2/24: The Latest News from Around the League, Tonight's TV Schedule and More
February 24, 2015
After a long run of busy schedules over the past several days, the NBA is slowing things down a bit tonight with just four matchups on tap. That said, there’s a lot of good basketball out there, so let’s take our daily look around the league and see who’s in the news.
Heat-Sixers: The Heat have run into some difficulties lately, but for at least one night things turned out well. They got a home win over the Sixers 119-108 last night, with Luol Deng going 11-of-14 for 29 points. Goran Dragic posted 23 points and 10 assists for his new team.
The 119 points were a season-high for scoring for the Heat, and Deng has now hit the 20-point mark eight times this year.
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Bulls-Bucks: If you’re trying to find a game that shows why the Bulls could win the NBA Championship this year, this isn’t the one to point to--or maybe it is, depending on how you look at things. Chicago couldn’t shoot, but were able to out-rebound the Bucks 62-41 at United Center last night the result was an 87-71 victory. Pau Gasol managed 15 points and 10 rebounds while Tony Snell put up 20.
Rockets-Timberwolves: James Harden is having quite the year, and it continued last night against the Timberwolves. He posted 31 points, 11 rebounds and 10 assists in the 113-102 victory, which was his second triple-double this year.
Ironically enough, Harden missed his first seven shots.
Minnesota can take a little solace in the fact that young Andrew Wiggins led the team back from nine points down at the start of the fourth. The comeback eventually fell flat, though.
Nets-Nuggets: Brook Lopez had a solid night against the Nuggets in Denver, leading the team to a 110-82 victory. He posted 19 points along with six other Brooklyn players who were in double-figures.
Markel Brown managed 10 points and 11 rebounds for a double-double in his first start this year, while Deron Williams managed 16 points and 12 assists.
NBA Daily Schedule: Here’s a look at the upcoming games on the NBA schedule, including the start times and TV networks you can catch the matchups on .
Tuesday, February 24, 2015:
7:00 PM ET:
Golden State Warriors at Washington Wizards (CSN, CSN BAY AREA)
7:30 PM ET:
Cleveland Cavaliers at Detroit Pistons (FSOHIO, FS DETROIT)
8:00 PM ET:
Indiana Pacers at Oklahoma City Thunder (NBATV, FS OKLAHOMA HD)
8:30 PM ET:
Toronto Raptors at Dallas Mavericks (TSN1, 4, 5, FSSW)
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