NBA News: Player News and Updates for 3/4/15
NBA Player Updates 3/4: The Latest News from Around the League, Tonight's TV Schedule and More
March 4, 2015
After a relatively heavy seven-game set last night, the NBA is revving it up a little this evening on 13 additional matchups. While we’re waiting on tip-off, let’s check out some of the notable players and situations out there to see who’s in the news.
Knicks-Kings: The Knicks losing isn’t news these days, of course, but the manner in which they lost last night at home to the Kings was pretty epic.
New York dropped the game 124-86, marking their worst defeat of the season. The Kings’ scoring barrage was led by DeMarcus Cousins, who posted 22 points and a game-high 10 rebounds. Rudy Gay added 25 and Ben McLemore managed 20.
Sacramento is now 21-37 while the Knicks fall to a league-worst 12-47.
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Hornets-Lakers: On the other side of the spectrum, the Hornets edged the Lakers last night 104-103, with Al Jefferson putting up 21 points and 16 rebounds. Mo Williams added 20 points and 13 assists and the Hornets have won three of their last four.
Williams has at least 17 points in all six games as a Hornet, so he’s been invaluable to their team since being picked up from the Timberwolves.
Cavaliers-Celtics: The Cavaliers didn’t have much trouble with the Celtics last night, easing through things in Cleveland en route to a 110-79 win.
It was a red-letter date for LeBron James, as he scored 27 points and now moves into 21st place on the all-time NBA scoring list. He has 24,508 points to his credit and is one spot ahead of former teammate Ray Allen.
Kyrie Irving added 18 points in a return to action after a shoulder injury.
Hawks-Rockets: When the Hawks were down by 18 in Atlanta against the Rockets last night, things looked pretty bleak. The team was able to rally to a 104-96 win, however, their fifth straight victory.
The Hawks got a lift from Jeff Teague’s 25 points and Al Horford’s 18.
James Harden didn’t play for the Rockets; he was serving a suspension.
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 .
Wednesday, March 4, 2015:
7:00 PM ET:
New York Knicks at Indiana Pacers (MSG, FSI)
Phoenix Suns at Orlando Magic (FSAZ, FS FLORIDA)
7:30 PM ET:
Utah Jazz at Boston Celtics (ROOT, CSNHD)
Charlotte Hornets at Brooklyn Nets (YES, SPORTSOUTH)
Cleveland Cavaliers at Toronto Raptors (TSN2, 4, FSOHIO)
8:00 PM ET:
Memphis Grizzlies at Houston Rockets (ROOT, SPORTSOUTH)
Denver Nuggets at Minnesota Timberwolves (FS NORTH, ALTITUDE2)
Detroit Pistons at New Orleans Pelicans (FSNOLA, FS DETROIT)
Philadelphia 76ers at Oklahoma City Thunder (CSN, FS OKLAHOMA HD)
Los Angeles Lakers at Miami Heat (TWC SN/TWC D)
8:30 PM ET:
Sacramento Kings at San Antonio Spurs (FSSW, CSN-CA)
10:30 PM ET:
Milwaukee Bucks at Golden State Warriors (CSN BAY AREA, FOX SPORTS WISCONSIN0
Portland Trail Blazers at Los Angeles Clippers (ESPN, PRIME TICKET)
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