NBA News: Player News and Updates for 1/28/16
NBA Player Updates 1/28: The Latest News from Around the League, Tonight's TV Schedule and More
January 28, 2016
We’ve got six games coming up in the NBA tonight, and it’s a pretty good-looking schedule. In the meantime, let’s check out some of the notable players and stats in the news right now.
Cavs-Suns: The Cavaliers posted a dominant victory over the Suns last night, which is just what the team needed.
LeBron James posted 21 points here in three quarters, while Kevin Love had 21 points and 11 rebounds in the 115-93 win.
Cleveland started out slow here, but opened up the third quarter with a 12-0 run. The Suns have now lost 17 of their last 19 games.
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Hawks-Clippers: The Clippers are a really interesting team these days, for all the wrong reasons. They did get a victory last night over the Hawks 85-83, however, with no Blake Griffin once again.
Jamal Crawford scored 21 points here, helping the team finish off their five-game trip with back-to-back victories. They’ve now won 14 of 17 games.
Thunder-Timberwolves: The Thunder posted another nail-biter yesterday, this one over the Timberwolves in Minneapolis 126-123.
Kevin Durant logged 27 points, nine rebounds and five assists. His pair of shots down the stretch pushed the Thunder to the victory.
Meanwhile, teammate Russell Westbrook had a good game as well. He managed 24 points and 15 assists with eight rebounds.
Spurs-Rockets: The Spurs bounced back from a blowout loss to the Warriors with a blowout win over the Rockets, pummeling Houston 130-99 in San Antonio last night.
LaMarcus Aldridge put up 25 points with 10 rebounds, giving the Spurs their 25th straight win at home to open the season. They’ve won 34 straight there overall.
San Antonio posted 32 assists and shot 56 percent from the field in this one.
James Harden had 20 points for the Rockets in the loss.
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.
Thursday, January 28, 2016:
7:00 PM ET:
Atlanta Hawks at Indiana Pacers (FSI, FOX SPORTS SOUTHEAST)
Denver Nuggets at Washington Wizards (CSN, ALTITUDE)
8:00 PM ET:
New York Knicks at Toronto Raptors (TNT, SPORTSNET ONE)
Milwaukee Bucks at Memphis Grizzlies (FOX SPORTS SOUTHEAST, FOX SPORTS WISCONSIN)
Sacramento Kings at New Orleans Pelicans (FSNOLA, CSN-CA)
10:30 PM ET:
Chicago Bulls at Los Angeles Lakers (TNT, SPORTSNET ONE)
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