NBA News: Player News and Updates for 2/3/16
NBA Player Updates 2/3: The Latest News from Around the League, Tonight's TV Schedule and More
February 3, 2016
We’ve got a heavy-duty NBA schedule coming our way tonight, and we’ll be seeing some great matchups mixed in there. While we’re waiting, let’s check out some of the notable players and stats in the news.
Knicks-Celtics: Last night at Madison Square Garden, the Celtics outlasted the Knicks with some tough defense down the stretch. The result was a 97-89 victory.
Isaiah Thomas posted 20 points and eight assists here, while Jae Crowder and Tyler Zeller each put up 16 points.
This was the Celtics’ sixth win in the last seven.
Carmelo Anthony had another rough shooting night at 4-of-16. The Knicks have lost six of seven.
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Rockets-Heat: The Rockets got back on track last night in Houston, taking a 115-102 victory over the visiting Heat.
James Harden posted 26 points and tied a career-high with 14 assists. The win halted a three-game losing streak for the Rockets.
On the other side, Luol Deng put up 17 points for Miami, who had come in with a season-high four-game win streak in tow.
Lakers-Timberwolves: We got to see some vintage Kobe last night in L.A. The Lakers ended a 10-game losing skid with a 119-115 win over the Timberwolves, and Bryant put the team on his back while scoring 38 points. He hit seven 3-pointers in the process and had 14 of the team’s 18 points in the final 5:02.
The win allows the Lakers to avoid the record for the longest losing streak in franchise history.
Blazers-Bucks: The Trail Blazers are rolling right now; they’ve won five straight following a 107-95 victory over the Bucks in Portland.
C.J. McCollum posted 30 points here, while Damian Lillard had 14 points and 12 assists for his 11th double-double of the year. Al-Farouq Aminu had 16 points for Portland. They’ve won nine of their last 11 and are eighth in the West at 24-26.
Khris Middleton put up 21 points and eight boards for the Bucks, losers of six of their last seven.
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.
Wednesday, February 3, 2016
7:00 PM ET:
Cleveland Cavaliers at Charlotte Hornets (FOX SPORTS SOUTHEAST, FSOHIO)
Atlanta Hawks at Philadelphia 76ers (CSN, FOX SPORTS SOUTHEAST)
7:30 PM ET:
Detroit Pistons at Boston Celtics (CSNHD, FS DETROIT)
Indiana Pacers at Brooklyn Nets (YES, FSI)
8:00 PM ET:
Golden State Warriors at Washington Wizards (ESPN, TSN4, CSN, CSN BAY AREA)
Orlando Magic at Oklahoma City Thunder (FS OKLAHOMA HD, FS FLORIDA)
8:30 PM ET:
Miami Heat at Dallas Mavericks (FSSW, FOX SPORTS SUN)
New Orleans Pelicans at San Antonio Spurs (FSSW, FSNOLA)
9:00 PM ET:
Denver Nuggets at Utah Jazz (ROOT, ALTITUDE)
10:00 PM ET:
Chicago Bulls at Sacramento Kings (CSN-CA, WGN-TV)
10:30 PM ET:
Minnesota Timberwolves at Los Angeles Clippers (ESPN, TSN4, PRIME TICKET)
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