January 23, 2020 NBA Recap

Top Performances pt rb ast Damian LillardPOR vs. DAL 47 6 8   8-15 3-pt Bradley BealWAS @ CLE 36 2 8    LeBron JamesLAL @ BRK 27 12 10   Triple-double Collin SextonCLE vs. WAS 29 4 4   2 stl Larry Nance Jr.CLE vs. WAS 22 12 3    Trevor ArizaPOR vs. DAL 21 7 2   2 stl Luka DončićDAL @ POR 27 6 9   2 stl Gary Trent Jr.POR vs. DAL 20 2 1   6-7 3-pt K. PorziņģisDAL @ POR 20 5 1   2 blk Dwight HowardLAL @ BRK 14…

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Los Angeles Lakers injury report versus Brooklyn Nets

The Los Angeles continue their coast swing with a trip to Brooklyn to take on the Nets. Dwight Howard will make first start of the year for JaVale McGee ( illness). Anthony Davis (glute) is expected to play, as are Rajon Rondo (finger) and Kyle Kuzma (ankle). The game tips off on TNT at 8:00 p.m. EST.

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Chuck Swirsky’s Chicago Bulls Daily Check-In : January 23, 2020

From nba.com: FINAL FROM THE UNITED CENTER: Bulls 117, Minnesota 110 (Bulls: 17-29, 10-14 at home) LEADING SCORERS: Bulls: LaVine: 25pts. Minnesota: Towns: 40pts. LEADING REBOUNDERS: Bulls: Felicio: 10. Minnesota: Covington, Dieng, Napier each with 7. LEADING ASSISTS: Bulls: Satoransky: 5. Minnesota: Wiggins: 9. STAT OF THE GAME: Minnesota recorded 18 turnovers leading to 25 Bulls points. 2ND STAT OF THE NIGHT: Minnesota went 13-24 from the foul line: 54%. 3RD STAT OF THE NIGHT: The Bulls bench outscored the T-Wolves reserves 40-17. RECAP: The Bulls built a huge lead only to see the T-Wolves storm back but Zach LaVinecame…

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January 21, 2020 NBA Recap

Top Performances pt rb ast Kawhi LeonardLAC @ DAL 36 11 2   11-12 ft Luka DončićDAL vs. LAC 36 10 9   2 blk Landry ShametLAC @ DAL 18 3 1   5-8 3-pt M. HarrellLAC @ DAL 12 9 1   2 stl B. MarjanovićDAL vs. LAC 12 7 0   2 blk D. Finney-SmithDAL vs. LAC 8 6 4    Ivica ZubacLAC @ DAL 9 9 1    Jalen BrunsonDAL vs. LAC 6 3 3   2 stl P. BeverleyLAC @ DAL 9 4 4    Lou WilliamsLAC @ DAL 16 5 4…

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January 20, 2020 NBA Recap

Top Performances Historical night for Damian Lillard headlines the NBA MLK action. pt rb ast Damian LillardPOR vs. GSW 61 10 7   11-20 3-pt Ben SimmonsPHI @ BRK 34 12 12   Triple-double Trae YoungATL vs. TOR 42 6 15   18-21 ft R. WestbrookHOU vs. OKC 32 11 12   Triple-double Alec BurksGSW @ POR 33 7 8   2 blk Jrue HolidayNOP @ MEM 36 6 1   7-10 3-pt Devin BookerPHO vs. SAS 37 7 5    K. TownsMIN vs. DEN 28 8 5    Dillon BrooksMEM vs. NOP 31 9 4…

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New Zealand lays the smackdown on Melbourne 90-68

From nbl.com.au: The New Zealand Breakers continue to defy all the odds and have put themselves right back in the NBL finals hunt and continued the struggles of Melbourne United with a 90-68 thumping at Spark Arena on Sunday. There have been times this season could have been described as the season from hell for the Breakers with all they have had to deal with. It all started with an import replacement before the season even started and has continued to snowball, but right now they are among the hottest…

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Liam Santamaria’s Round 16 NBL Studs and Duds

From nbl.com.au : At the conclusion of each round, NBL Media’s Liam Santamaria lets us know who made the grade and who deserves a little shade. STUDS New Zealand Breakers Just when we thought they were out, they pull themselves back in. That’s the story for the Breakers this week after a couple of dubs have vaulted them right back into the playoff hunt. The Kiwis made big plays down the stretch to overcome the Kings in a thrilling clash on Friday night and then made life difficult for United…

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January 19, 2020 NBA Recap

Top Performances pt rb ast Nikola JokićDEN vs. IND 30 10 4   3 stl Bam AdebayoMIA @ SAS 21 16 6   2 stl D. SabonisIND @ DEN 22 15 10   Triple-double Doug McDermottIND @ DEN 24 2 2   6-7 3-pt DeMar DeRozanSAS vs. MIA 20 9 9    L. AldridgeSAS vs. MIA 21 4 3   2 blk T.J. WarrenIND @ DEN 22 3 1    Malcolm BrogdonIND @ DEN 22 3 8    Patty MillsSAS vs. MIA 18 5 3    Jimmy ButlerMIA @ SAS 16 5 6   2 stl…

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Cairns beats up on Adelaide 108-91

From nbl.com.au : The Cairns Taipans have taken another significant step towards what would be a remarkable NBL finals appearance after Saturday night’s 108-91 smackdown of the Adelaide 36ers at Cairns Convention Centre. The Snakes were in charge all night for a complete wire-to-wire masterclass of three-point shooting, as four Snakes drained three triples or more and the team went 16/35 from downtown, including an unconscious 7/9 third term. Cairns now holds a 13-10 record with a strong points percentage, but have just a single home game remaining – against…

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January 17, 2019 NBA Recap

Top Performances pt rb ast Trae YoungATL @ SAS 31 5 9   6-9 3-pt Luka DončićDAL vs. POR 35 8 7   8-12 3-pt Damian LillardPOR @ DAL 34 1 10   2 stl H. WhitesidePOR @ DAL 21 18 2   5 blk Norman PowellTOR vs. WAS 28 5 2   3 stl D. GallinariOKC vs. MIA 27 6 4   7-12 3-pt DeMar DeRozanSAS vs. ATL 25 9 9   2 stl T.J. WarrenIND vs. MIN 28 5 2    Troy Brown Jr.WAS @ TOR 22 8 1   3 stl T. HardawayDAL vs. POR…

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