NBA News: Player News and Updates for 2/24/16
NBA Player Updates 2/24: The Latest News from Around the League, Tonight's TV Schedule and More
February 24, 2016
We’ve got a nice set of NBA games coming up tonight, so there’s plenty to keep our attention. In the meantime, let’s take our daily look at the key stats and players in the news and see what’s happening out there.
Wizards-Pelicans: John Wall bagged a triple-double last night in Washington, snagging 16 points, 12 rebounds and 11 assists as the Wizards got a 109-89 win over the Pelicans.
Marcin Gortat put up 21 points and 11 rebounds here as the Wizards put things away in the second half. It was their season-high fourth straight win at home.
On the other side, Anthony Davis had 20 rebounds, but had just nine points on 3-of-9 shooting.
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Kings-Nuggets: The Kings held a 17-point lead in the second half last night in Denver, but blew it all. They were able to hold on for a 114-110 victory, however, on the strength of DeMarcus Cousins’ 39 points. He bagged a pair of free throws with 48.3 seconds left that helped the Kings hold on.
In all, Cousins had eight of the final 13 points for Sacramento and had a couple of big steals down the stretch.
Jazz-Rockets: Houston and Utah went into overtime in Salt Lake City last night, with the Jazz coming out on top 117-114.
Gordon Hayward put up 28 points here, and the victory moves his team into the No. 8 slot in the West.
James Harden scored 42 points here, but the Rockets still fell out of contention with a 28-29 record.
Blazers-Nets: Over in Portland, the Trail Blazers continued their strong play last night against the Nets. Damian Lillard and C.J. McCollum each bagged 34 points here in a 112-104 win, the sixth straight W for Portland.
Lillard is the first player to score at least 30 points in five straight since Geoff Petrie did it in the 1970-71 season, which was the first year of the Blazers’ existence.
Brook Lopez had 36 points and 10 rebounds for the Nets.
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 24, 2016
7:00 PM ET:
Charlotte Hornets at Cleveland Cavaliers (FSOHIO, FOX SPORTS SOUTHEAST)
New York Knicks at Indiana Pacers (FSI, MSG)
7:30 PM ET:
Philadelphia 76ers at Detroit Pistons (FS DETROIT, CSN)
Golden State Warriors at Miami Heat (FOX SPORTS SUN, CSN BAY AREA)
Minnesota Timberwolves at Toronto Raptors (TSN4/5, FS NORTH)
8:00 PM ET:
Washington Wizards at Chicago Bulls (ESPN, CSN-CHICAGO, CSN)
Los Angeles Lakers at Memphis Grizzlies (FOX SPORTS SOUTHEAST, TWC SN/TWC D)
8:30 PM ET:
Oklahoma City Thunder at Dallas Mavericks (FSSW, FS OKLAHOMA HD)
10:30 PM ET:
Denver Nuggets at Los Angeles Clippers (PRIME TICKET, ALTITUDE)
San Antonio Spurs at Sacramento Kings (ESPN, TSN5, CSN-CA, KENS HD)
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