NBA News: Player News and Updates for 4/22/15
NBA Player Updates 4/22: The Latest News from Around the League, Tonight's TV Schedule and More
April 22, 2015
After a three-game set in the NBA last night, we’ve got three more playoff matchups to look forward to this evening. Before we get going on those, lets’ check out some of the notable players and situations out there around the league.
Cavs-Celtics: LeBron James had a nice game last night, helping Cleveland overcome the pesky Celtics. He scored 15 of his 30 points in the fourth quarter alone, leading to a 99-91 Cavs victory in Game 2.
Kyrie Irving would add 26 points of his own in just his second career playoff game, helping Cleveland go up 2-0 in the series.
James passed the great Jerry West on the NBA’s career scoring list last night.
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Wizards-Raptors: The Raptors-Wizards series is also 2-0 in favor of the Wizards. John Wall scored 26 points and dished out 17 assists last night in a 117-106 victory. Marcin Gortat put up 16 points and Otto Porter logged 15.
Now the series will shift to Washington, where the Wizards will try to take both games at home and finish off an impressive series sweep.
Rockets-Mavericks: The Rockets nabbed a victory last night against the Mavericks, putting their series up 2-0 as well. Dwight Howard and Josh Smith were huge down the stretch here en route to a 111-99 win. Houston went on an 11-0 run in the fourth quarter that proved to be the decisive swing, and they did it with star guard James Harden on the bench.
Smith would finish with 15 points, nine assists and eight rebounds in a very impressive performance.
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, April 22, 2015:
7:00 PM ET:
Brooklyn Nets at Atlanta Hawks (NBATV, WWOR, FOX SPORTS SOUTH)
8:00 PM ET:
Portland Trail Blazers at Memphis Grizzlies (TNT, KGWHD, FOX SPORTS TENNESSEE)
10:30 PM ET:
San Antonio Spurs at Los Angeles Clippers (TNT, FSSW, PRIME TICKET)
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