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NBA News: Player News and Updates for 4/5/15

NBA Player Updates 4/5: The Latest News from Around the League, Tonight's TV Schedule and More

April 5, 2015

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We’re coming off a pair of 10-game sets in the NBA, and there are seven more matchups to look forward to today. The action starts early this afternoon, so before we settle in let’s take a look at some of the notable players and stats in the headlines today.

Hawks-Nets: The Hawks look great right now, especially coming off a brilliant rout of the Nets last night in Atlanta. DeMarre Carroll and Al Horford each put up 20 points in the 131-99 win, which equals a franchise mark for the Hawks.
The team did lose Paul Millsap to a shoulder injury, however. He took a hard hit with a Brooklyn player late in the first half and didn’t come back.

NBA News: Player News and Updates for 4/5/15


Celtics-Raptors: This one came down to the wire--and beyond. The Celtics logged a close 117-116 win in Toronto last night, needing overtime to do it. The game was clinched on a Marcus Smart layup as the time expired.
Isaiah Thomas put up 25 points in this one, and Tyler Zeller had 20. Evan Turner managed 18 points and 10 assists.

Pistons-Heat: In another close game, the Pistons edged the Heat last night 99-98. Reggie Jackson put up 15 points in the fourth quarter alone--on the way to 29 points overall. He also had the game-winning basket.
Andre Drummond also had a big night, posting his 44th double-double of the year on 11 points and 17 rebounds. Dwyane Wade had 24 in the losing effort on the other side.

Warriors-Mavericks: The Warriors keep on rolling. They’ve now won 12 straight games and have clinched home-court advantage throughout the playoffs, thanks to a 123-110 win over the Mavericks last night.
The Warriors’ Steve Kerr also broke the record for wins by a first-year coach. His team is 63-13 in what’s been a phenomenal season in Oakland.

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 .

Sunday, April 5, 2015:

1:00 PM ET:
Houston Rockets at Oklahoma City Thunder (ABC)

3:30 PM ET:
Chicago Bulls at Cleveland Cavaliers (ABC)

6:00 PM ET:
Miami Heat at Indiana Pacers (FSI, SUN SPORTS)

7:00 PM ET:
Golden State Warriors at San Antonio Spurs (NBATV, FSSW, CSN BAY AREA)

7:30 PM ET:
Philadelphia 76ers at New York Knicks (MSG, CSN)

9:00 PM ET:
Utah Jazz at Sacramento Kings (ROOT, CSN-CA)

9:30 PM ET:
Los Angeles Clippers at Los Angeles Lakers (NBATV, PRIME TICKET, TWC SN/TWC D)

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