Monday, January 20, 2020

Hornets, Magic Meeting in Charlotte for Early MLK Day Outing

One game awaits the Charlotte Hornets before they travel to Paris this week as the Orlando Magic roll into town for an MLK Day showdown this evening starting at 5 PM EST at Spectrum...

‘Derrick Rose is an All-Star’ – and by any means necessary, it should happen

ATLANTA – There’s a chance Derrick Rose will be voted as a starter to the All-Star game, though he’d need to make up a half-million votes on Kyrie Irving – two rungs ahead of...

Magic Hope to Be More Consistent in Second Half of Season

CHARLOTTE – A few days earlier, as the Orlando Magic approached the official midpoint of their 82-game regular season, shooting guard Evan Fournier summed up in just a few sentences what has been so...

Behind the Numbers presented by HUB International: Pelicans at Grizzlies (1/20/19)

MEMPHIS – A look at three key numbers related to Monday’s game at FedEx Forum between New Orleans and Memphis (4 p.m. Central, TNT, ESPN Radio New Orleans 100.3 FM): 3.5, 5.5: Games behind eighth...

Game Preview: Warriors at Trail Blazers – 1/20/20

The Warriors head to Portland for a Monday night matchup against the Trail Blazers at 7 p.m. presented by MONDAY NIGHT IN PORTLANDThe Warriors start the week off by heading north to...

A Guymon Tradition Rooted in Community and Honor

Heading east, the trip took more than four hours covering 265 miles on U.S. Highway 412. Scheduled was a 6 p.m. pregame rehearsal before Thunder tipped off against the Trail Blazers at Chesapeake Energy...

Brogdon Sets Goal of Sweeping Road Trip

Malcolm Brogdon isn't asking much for the Pacers' five-game road trip that begins Sunday in Denver. Making history is all. The Pacers have never swept a five-game Western road trip but Brogdon has publicized...

Chuck's Daily Check In – 1.19.20

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At Rajon Rondo’s request, Kyle Kuzma slows Russell Westbrook in Lakers’ win

HOUSTON -- It was halftime in Houston. The Rockets led by six, and Russell Westbrook was rolling, already up to 22 points on 9-of-12 shooting, when Los Angeles Lakers guard Rajon Rondo made a coaching suggestion.Why not try...

Road-Weary Cavs Can’t Hold Off Bulls Rally

WRAP-UP At the end of their prolonged road trip, the Cavaliers simply ran out of gas on Saturday night in Chicago – surrendering a 19-point lead after being outscored 31-14 in the fourth quarter. Cleveland scored 73 points in...

Shorthanded Blazers Fall Short In Oklahoma City

OKLAHOMA CITY -- Despite having just eight players in uniform in the second game of a back-to-back and their third in four nights, the Portland Trail Blazers were right in the thick of things through...

Rockets try to ‘stay positive’ after third consecutive loss

HOUSTON -- As Russell Westbrook dressed at his locker, he quietly offered encouraging moments for each of his Houston Rockets teammates who walked past.Houston hit a low point with its 124-115 loss to the Los Angeles Lakers on...

Postgame Report: Magic Lose to Warriors in First Visit to Chase Center

SAN FRANCISCO – Tormented so many times through the years while playing at noisy Oracle Arena in nearby Oakland and against the likes of stars Stephen Curry, Klay Thompson, Draymond Green and Kevin Durant,...

Lakers start second half with a bang in road win in Houston

Couldn’t have asked for a better start to the back half of the season. The Lakers came back from an 11-point deficit Saturday night to win a much-awaited national TV road matchup against the Rockets....

The Roundup—Utah Jazz share the ball and get back to their winning ways with...

The play started with Jordan Clarkson driving toward the hoop and dropping a pocket pass to Tony Bradley. From there the ball swung to Royce O’Neale, then Donovan Mitchell, then Mike Conley. It went...

MCW’s Return Gives Injury-Riddled Magic Much-Needed Backcourt Help

SAN FRANCISCO – At long last, the Orlando Magic got veteran Michael Carter-Williams back from a shoulder injury on Saturday, and his return gave them some much-needed depth at the point guard position. ...

‘It’s a lot of fun’ – Pistons on fire again, score season-high 136 to...

ATLANTA – It says something about how thoroughly the Pistons dominated the home-town Hawks that the loudest roar of the night came midway though the fourth quarter with the Pistons ahead by 32 points....

Road Trip Begins With Promising Start

Snapshot: It was a grind, but persistence paid off.  Tobias Harris' 3-pointer with 28.2 seconds remaining in regulation proved to be the difference, as the 76ers (28-16) fended off the pesky New York Knicks (11-32), 90-87,...

Running Diary: Lakers 124 | Rockets 115

Below is a running diary of the Lakers’ game against the Houston Rockets, taking you through game day from start to finish. Source link

Bridges’ Lethal Three-Point Shooting Leads to Career-Night in Boston

When it comes to defense, few in the league are playing at the level that Mikal Bridges has this season. Guarding the one through the four (even the five if needed), Bridges has been...

Bucks 117, Nets 97: Brooklyn Falls to League-Leading Milwaukee

The Brooklyn Nets dropped their third straight game, 117-97 against the league-leading Milwaukee Bucks at Barclays Center on Saturday night.Kyrie Irving led the Nets with 17 points, six assists and six rebounds. Taurean Prince...

Poole’s Career-High 21 Points Leads Dubs to Win

The Warriors end their losing streak at 10 games with a Saturday night 109-95 win over the Orlando Magic. presented by The Warriors started the game down 13-0, but the squad came back...

Nets vs. Bucks: Jarrett Allen, Nic Claxton, and Kenny Atkinson Top Quotes

See what the Brooklyn Nets had to say after their 117-97 loss to the Milwaukee Bucks. KENNY ATKINSON On most difficult part of game: ...

Rose, bench a powerful 1-2 punch as Pistons blast Hawks for 2nd straight road...

FAST BREAKDOWN Three quick observations from Saturday night’s 136-103 win over the Atlanta Hawks at State Farm Arena DEEP DEPTH – You’d think that injures to three starters – the Pistons remain without Blake Griffin, Luke...

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