NBA News: Player News and Updates for 1/11/16
NBA Player Updates 1/11: The Latest News from Around the League, Tonight's TV Schedule and More
January 11, 2016
After a 16-game weekend in the NBA, the league is taking a collective breather this evening. We’ve still got three matchups on the upcoming schedule, however, so let’s check out our daily wrap-up in anticipation of those.
Mavericks-Timberwolves: Even though Dirk Nowitzki is 37 years old, he’s still able to put up the big numbers on the floor. He had one of those days yesterday, with 29 points over the Timberwolves. That effort helped the Mavericks seal a 93-87 win.
Wesley Matthews and Deron Williams didn’t have good games. They shot a combined 3-for-18, which meant Nowitzki had to carry the load himself.
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Cavaliers-Sixers: The Sixers are the worst team in the NBA, but no one can say they’re not trying. They put up a fight against the Cavs last night in Philly, but Cleveland took the win 95-85.
LeBron James tied a season-high on 37 points. He also had nine assists and seven rebounds.
The Cavaliers have won 13 of their last 15 and are cooking right now. As for the Sixers, they’ve won just a handful of games this year but have been in many of them late.
Rockets-Pacers: This game took overtime to decide, and it was a real nail-biter. The Rockets rallied in Houston yesterday to overcome the Pacers 107-103. Trevor Ariza logged a season-high 24 points here, and Corey Brewer hit a key go-ahead 3-pointer in OT.
James Harden helped out with 21 points, and Ariza put the Pacers away on a dunk with two seconds left.
The Rockets have won three straight games.
Knicks-Bucks: The dynamic duo of Carmelo Anthony and Kristaps Porzingis was on display yesterday at the Garden as the Knicks cruised past the Bucks 100-88.
Anthony put up a near triple-double on 24 points, 10 rebounds and eight assists. Porzingis had 15 points and five blocks with some highlight plays mixed in.
On the other side, Greg Monroe had a double-double on 28 points and 10 rebounds.
The Bucks have lost three of four; the Knicks have won four of five.
NBA Daily Schedule: Here’s a look at the league’s daily schedule. Let’s check out the matchups, times and channels where you can find all the action.
Monday, January 11, 2016:
7:30 PM ET:
San Antonio Spurs at Brooklyn Nets (YES, FSSW)
8:00 PM ET:
Washington Wizards at Chicago Bulls (SPORTSNET ONE, CSN-CHICAGO)
10:30 PM ET:
Miami Heat at Golden State Warriors (SPORTSNET ONE, CSN BAY AREA, FS SUN)
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