NBA News: Player News and Updates for 3/16/16
NBA Player Updates 3/16: The Latest News from Around the League, Tonight's TV Schedule and More
March 16, 2016
The NBA has nine games on the evening schedule, and there are some nice-looking matchups mixed in there. While we’re waiting on tip-offs, let’s check out some of the notable players and situations from around the league.
Pacers-Celtics: The Pacers had a nice fourth quarter last night at home against the Celtics, ending up with a 103-98 victory.
Paul George led the way here on 25 points, while Monta Ellis had 16 points and six assists.
Indiana has 15 games left on their schedule. 10 of those are at home, which is good news for the Pacers. They’re 20-11 this year on the friendly court.
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Clippers-Spurs: The Spurs chalked up yet another home win last night in San Antonio, posting a 108-87 victory over the Clippers.
Kawhi Leonard had 20 points here, while LaMarcus Aldridge had 17. This is now the second-longest home winning streak to open a season in the history of the league. It ties Orlando’s 1995-96 mark behind the 37-game streak of the Bulls.
Nets-Sixers: The Nets won the first quarter last night against Philly 32-15, and never really looked back.
Brooklyn took this one 131-114 at Barclays Center, buoyed by Bojan Bogdanovic’s career-high 44 points. It was a season-high scoring evening or the home team.
Sean Kilpatrick put up 19 points here, while Brook Lopez helped out on 18 points and 10 rebounds.
Thaddeus Young also doubled up on the other side with 14 points and 16 rebounds.
Kings-Lakers: The Kings made a little bit of history last night, completing their first season sweep of the Lakers in franchise history, a mark that dates back to the 1948-49 Rochester Royals.
This one came on a 106-98 score, with Darren Collison providing 22 points. DeMarcus Cousins scored 22 as well, while Rajon Rondo had 12 assists, nine points and six rebounds.
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, March 16, 2016:
7:00 PM ET:
Oklahoma City Thunder at Boston Celtics (ESPN, TSN4, CSNHD, FS OKLAHOMA HD)
Orlando Magic at Charlotte Hornets (FOX SPORTS SOUTHEAST, FS FLORIDA)
Dallas Mavericks at Cleveland Cavaliers (FSOHIO, FSSW)
Chicago Bulls at Washington Wizards (CSN, WGN-TV)
7:30 PM ET:
Atlanta Hawks at Detroit Pistons (FS DETROIT, FOX SPORTS SOUTHEAST)
8:00 PM ET:
Minnesota Timberwolves at Memphis Grizzlies (FOX SPORTS SOUTHEAST, FS NORTH)
9:30 PM ET:
Los Angeles Clippers at Houston Rockets (ESPN, TSN¼, ROOT, PRIME TICKET)
10:00 PM ET:
New Orleans Pelicans at Sacramento Kings (CSN-CA, FSNOLA)
10:30 PM ET:
New York Knicks at Golden State Warriors (NBATV CANADA, CSN BAY AREA, MSG)
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