NBA News: Player News and Updates for 2/23/16
NBA Player Updates 2/23: The Latest News from Around the League, Tonight's TV Schedule and More
February 23, 2016
We’ve got five games coming up in the NBA tonight, so it should be a pretty good evening for us basketball fans. In the meantime, let’s check out some of the notable players in our daily wrap-up.
Heat-Pacers: Last night, the Heat and Pacers installed another classic into their rivalry. Miami got the better of this one, they rallied in overtime for a 101-93 home win.
Goran Dragic had 24 points, while Hassan Whiteside managed 19 points and 18 rebounds. Miami was down by 14 at one point, and trailed 11-0 at the start of the game.
Dwyane Wade missed his first 10 shots and Beno Udrih left in the first half with an injury to his right foot.
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Knicks-Raptors: Kyle Lowry and DeMar DeRozan dominated the guard-weak Knicks at the Garden last night, cruising to a 122-95 victory.
Lowry managed 22 points, 11 rebounds and 11 assists. It was his first triple-double of the season. DeRozan scored 22 and became the winningest player in franchise history. He has won 233 games in Toronto.
Warriors-Hawks: Golden State passed a milestone last night in Atlanta, winning their 50th game of the season with a 102-92 victory over the Hawks.
The Warriors reached that 50-win threshold faster than any other team in NBA history. They’re now 50-5.
Stephen Curry logged 36 points here, and the team nearly blew the game after giving up a 23-point lead.
Clippers-Suns: The Clippers eased on past the Suns last night, giving them their worst loss of the season 124-84.
J.J. Redick scored 22 points here, while DeAndre Jordan doubled up on 17 points and 11 rebounds. Chris Paul had 16 points and 14 assists.
As for the Suns, they have lost 12 straight and 15 in a row on the road. Archie Goodwin scored 20 points off the bench for them.
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, February 23, 2016
7:00 PM ET:
Orlando Magic at Philadelphia 76ers (CSN, FS FLORIDA)
New Orleans Pelicans at Washington Wizards (NBATV, TSN1, CSN, FSNOLA)
9:00 PM ET:
Sacramento Kings at Denver Nuggets (ALTITUDE, CSN-CA)
Houston Rockets at Utah Jazz (ROOT)
10:00 PM ET:
Brooklyn Nets at Portland Trail Blazers (NBATV, KGWHD, YES)
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