NBA News: Player News and Updates for 1/12/16
NBA Player Updates 1/12: The Latest News from Around the League, Tonight's TV Schedule and More
January 12, 2016
We’ve got 18 NBA games to look forward to over the next couple of days, starting with eight matchups tonight. That said, let’s take our daily look at the headlines and see who’s in the news.
Spurs-Nets: The Spurs are rolling right now; they’ve won eight straight games thanks to a 106-79 win last night against Brooklyn. LaMarcus Aldridge put up 25 points and 11 rebounds. Kawhi Leonard posted 17 points.
It was the Nets’ 10th straight loss at home and fifth straight overall.
As for the Spurs, they’re 33-6 overall. They will go to Detroit tonight before a huge game on Thursday against the incoming Cavaliers. That will test their 31-game home winning streak, and should be a great game.
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Bulls-Wizards: The Wizards put up a very balanced game last night against he Bulls at United Center, and it paid off with a 114-100 victory.
John Wall put up 17 points and 10 assists for a double-double, and the Wizards had seven players score in double-digits. Ramon Sessions backed up Wall with 16 points of his own.
Washington was up by as many as 18 points here, even though they were playing without some key contributors due to injury.
Derrick Rose put up 23 points for the Bulls, who just began a four-games-in-five-nights run this week.
Warriors-Heat: Last night’s marquis matchup belonged to the Warriors and Heat. Golden State kept their run going with a 111-103 victory here, and it was their 36th straight home win.
This game was close until the fourth quarter, when the Golden State reserves began pulling away from Miami. Marreese Speights scored the first six points of the quarter.
Stephen Curry didn’t have the greatest shooting night, but still scored 31. Draymond Green added 22 points and 12 rebounds, Klay Thompson put up 17 points.
The Warriors are now 36-2 and halfway to the record single-season win total of 72.
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.
Tuesday, January 12, 2016:
7:00 PM ET:
Phoenix Suns at Indiana Pacers (FSI, FSAZ)
7:30 PM ET:
San Antonio Spurs at Detroit Pistons (FS DETROIT, FSSW)
Boston Celtics at New York Knicks (MSG, CSNHD)
8:00 PM ET:
Houston Rockets at Memphis Grizzlies (FOX SPORTS SOUTHEAST, ROOT)
Oklahoma City Thunder at Minnesota Timberwolves (SPORTSNET ONE, FS NORTH, FS OKLAHOMA HD)
Chicago Bulls at Milwaukee Bucks (NBATV, FOX SPORTS WISCONSIN)
8:30 PM ET:
Cleveland Cavaliers at Dallas Mavericks (TSN ¼/5, FSSW, FSOHIO)
10:30 PM ET:
New Orleans Pelicans at Los Angeles Lakers (NBATV, SPORTSNET ONE, TWC SN/TWC D, FSNOLA)
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