NBA News: Player News and Updates for 2/26/16
NBA Player Updates 2/26: The Latest News from Around the League, Tonight's TV Schedule and More
February 26, 2016
We’ve got a nice NBA schedule coming up tonight, so there should be plenty to keep us basketball fans busy. In the meantime, let’s check out some of the notable players and situations out there in the league.
Warriors-Magic: Stephen Curry was his regular dynamic self last night against the Magic, scoring a whopping 51 points in a 130-114 win.
Curry made 10 3-pointers here, and in the process surpassed Kyle Korver’s record of 127 straight games with a hit from beyond the arc. It was his third game topping 50 points, which makes him the first player to do that since LeBron James and Dwyane Wade did in 2008-09.
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Pelicans-Thunder: New Orleans has had an up-and-down season thus far, but looked good in a 123-119 win over the Thunder at home last night.
Anthony Davis scored 30 points here, adding four blocks in a 123-119 victory. The bench of New Orleans scored 60 points total, with Ryan Anderson putting up 26 in 26 minutes. Jrue Holiday added 22.
Russell Westbrook managed 44 points on the other side, while Kevin Durant had 32.
Rockets-Blazers: Up in Portland, the Rockets came together and took a road victory 119-105, which broke a six-game win streak by the Blazers.
James Harden put up 46 points, helping Houston to overcome what was a 21-point deficit in the third quarter. Harden put up 19 in the fourth quarter alone.
Dwight Howard added 19 points and 13 rebounds. The Rockets had come into this game as losers of four of five.
Spurs-Jazz: Kawhi Leonard put up 29 points last night in Salt Lake City, which led the Spurs to a 96-78 victory over the Jazz. It was San Antonio’s fourth straight win away from home.
The Spurs held Utah to their lowest points total of the season in the second quarter, allowing just 12 in that period.
Tim Duncan put up 14 points and 11 rebounds; Tony Parker had 16 points. San Antonio is now 49-9 on the year.
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.
Friday, February 26, 2016
7:00 PM ET:
Charlotte Hornets at Indiana Pacers (FSI, FOX SPORTS SOUTHEAST)
Washington Wizards at Philadelphia 76ers (CSN, CSN+)
7:30 PM ET:
Orlando Magic at New York Knicks (MSG, FS FLORIDA)
Cleveland Cavaliers at Toronto Raptors (SPORTSNET ONE, FSOHIO)
8:00 PM ET:
Chicago Bulls at Atlanta Hawks (ESPN, FOX SPORTS SOUTHEAST, CSN-CHICAGO)
8:30 PM ET:
Denver Nuggets at Dallas Mavericks (FSSW, ALTITUDE)
10:00 PM ET:
Los Angeles Clippers at Sacramento Kings (CSN-CA, PRIME TICKET)
10:30 PM ET:
Memphis Grizzlies at Los Angeles Lakers (ESPN, SPORTSNET ONE, TWC SN/TWC D)
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