NBA News: Player News and Updates for 11/23/15
NBA Player Updates 11/23: The Latest News from Around the League, Tonight's TV Schedule and More
November 23, 2015
The NBA schedule continues to chug along tonight, and we’ve got a pretty good crop of games coming up. Let’s check out some of the notable players and situations out there in our daily wrap-up before we get settled in for tip-offs.
Clippers-Raptors: DeMar DeRozan had a big game yesterday against the Clippers in Los Angeles, posting 21 points in the 91-80 victory. DeMarre Carroll put up 21 points as well, scoring all in the first half. Kyle Lowry put up a double-double on 13 points and 10 assists.
The Raptors held Blake Griffin and Chris Paul without a point through over 20 minutes at the beginning of the game.
Toronto is now 9-6, and went 2-3 on their road trip. The Clippers have lost three straight and seven of their last nine at 6-7.
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Suns-Pelicans: The Pelicans are starting to show a bit of life after their horrid start, most notably in last night’s 122-116 win over the Suns.
Anthony Davis led the way here, posting 32 points with 19 rebounds on the evening. He also had a clutch 3-pointer with under a minute to go in the game. Davis blocked four shots and had a pair of steals as well, showcasing his abilities on both ends of the floor.
Ryan Anderson also had another big night with 29 points. The Pelicans have won consecutive games for the first time this year and stand at 3-11.
Thunder-Mavericks: The Mavericks are one of the NBA’s early-season success stories, but their six-game win streak came to an end last night in Oklahoma City.
The Thunder came back from a double-digit deficit in the third quarter to get a 117-114 victory.
Serge Ibaka logged 16 points with nine rebounds, and also had a great block late in the game. Russell Westbrook led the way with 31 points and 11 assists.
OKC had six players in double-digits, and are now 3-3 without star forward Kevin Durant.
Warriors-Nuggets: The Warriors are now tied for the best start in NBA history, thanks to a 118-105 victory over the Nuggets last night in Denver.
Klay Thompson had a big night with 21 points, and the team hit 15 of 29 3-pointers overall. They also had 35 assists.
Golden State matches the 15-game win streak starting the seasons of the ‘48-’49 Capitols and the ‘93-’94 Rockets. They’ll get a chance to break the record tomorrow night against the Lakers.
NBA Daily Schedule: Here’s the league’s daily schedule. Let’s check out the matchups, times and channels where you can find all the action.
Monday, November 23, 2015:
7:00 PM ET:
Sacramento Kings at Charlotte Hornets (FOX SPORTS SOUTHEAST, CSN-CA)
Orlando Magic at Cleveland Cavaliers (SPORTSNET ONE, FSOHIO, FSFLORIDA)
7:30 PM ET:
New York Knicks at Miami Heat (NBATV, FS-SUN, MSG)
8:00 PM ET:
Detroit Pistons at Milwaukee Bucks (FOX SPORTS WISCONSIN, FS DETROIT)
Philadelphia 76ers at Minnesota Timberwolves (FS NORTH, TCN-PHI)
8:30 PM ET:
Phoenix Suns at San Antonio Spurs (FSSW, FSAZ)
9:00 PM ET:
Oklahoma City Thunder at Utah Jazz (ROOT, FS OKLAHOMA HD)
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