KCP Sinks 8 Triples in Best Game of Season

February 25, 2018

Everything flowed through Kentavious Caldwell-Pope. It had to. Rarely does a player get hot enough to score 34 points and hit eight 3-pointers in a single night, but that’s exactly what happened for KCP in Saturday’s win over Sacramento. The Lakers’ offense revolved around their beyond-the-arc threat. Oftentimes they drew up plays for him to specifically get clean looks. Other times he was a diversion to open it up for…

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Jimmy Butler Undergoes Successful Surgery On Right Knee

February 25, 2018

Minneapolis/St. Paul – The Minnesota Timberwolves announced that forward Jimmy Butler underwent successful meniscus surgery Sunday morning on his right knee. The operation was performed by Team Orthopedic Surgeon Dr. Diane Dahm at Mayo Clinic in Rochester, Minnesota. Butler will be sidelined indefinitely and further updates as to his progress will be issued over the course of the rehabilitation process. The injury occurred during the Wolves’ 120-102 loss to the…

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Behind the Numbers presented by HUB International: Pelicans at Bucks (2/25/18)

February 25, 2018

A look at three key numbers related to Sunday’s game at the BMO Harris Bradley Center between New Orleans and Milwaukee (2 p.m. Central, Fox Sports New Orleans, WRNO 99.5 FM): 27.3: Anthony Davis’ career scoring average against Milwaukee, his third-highest vs. the other 29 NBA teams. The five-time All-Star has been on a roll lately, and if his past results in meetings with the Bucks are any indication, there’s…

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Five things to know about the Pelicans on Feb. 25, 2018

February 25, 2018

1)      New Orleans (32-26) visits Milwaukee (33-25) at 2 p.m. Central this afternoon in an intriguing interconference matchup. Pregame on Fox Sports New Orleans and WRNO 99.5 FM begins at 1:30. 2)      The Pelicans are seeking their fifth straight victory, which would be their longest winning streak since February/March 2015. 3)      Watch our Road Trip Preview of Pelicans-Bucks, hosted by Daniel Sallerson. 4)      Read more on how Anthony Davis has…

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The Roundup—Jazz hold on for win over pesky Mavs

February 25, 2018

After a disappointing loss to the Blazers on Friday, the Jazz bounced back one day later, getting off to a quick start and then holding on for a 97-90 victory over the visiting Dallas Mavericks Saturday night in Salt Lake City. The Jazz (31-29) have now won 13 of their last 15 games. Donovan Mitchell led the way with 25 points, while Rudy Gobert double-doubled with 13 points and 10…

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KCP Leads 3-Point Barrage, Lakers' Victory

February 25, 2018

Kentavious Caldwell-Pope rewarded the droves of Lakers fans in Sacramento by turning in one of the hottest 3-point shooting nights in franchise history. The 25-year-old knocked down eight triples — tying six other players for the most by a Laker not named Kobe Bryant — while scoring 34 points and leading the purple and gold to a 113-108 victory over the Kings. “The feeling’s great when you see the ball…

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Thunder Fades, Falls on the Road – OKC 80, GSW 112

February 25, 2018

OAKLAND – It was another battle between two of the Western Conference’s heavyweights, and both of the previous meetings were blowouts. This one went the other direction, but the style was the same. The Thunder’s 112-80 loss to the Golden State Warriors on Saturday night was mostly over by the early stages of the fourth quarter, much like the Thunder’s two wins over the defending champions earlier this season. The…

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Caldwell-Pope se vistió de héroe y Lakers siguen ganando

February 25, 2018

LOS ÁNGELES – Los nombres hicieron la diferencia. En un partido virtualmente igualado desde lo estadístico, los Lakers se impusieron en una noche magistral de Kentavious Caldwell-Pope y un puñado más de arrestos individuales de sus mejores valores. Los Sacramento Kings lideraron cómodamente en la primera mitad y podrían haberse escapado aún más lejos, pero sus propias limitaciones y algunas jugadas puntuales de los miembros del quinteto titular de los…

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Running Diary: Lakers at Kings (2/24/18)

February 25, 2018

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Game Preview: Warriors at Knicks – 2/26/18

February 25, 2018

The Warriors begin a three-game road trip in New York against the Knicks on Monday. HEADING EASTThe Warriors will take their two-game winning streak on the road when they travel to New York to take on the Knicks in the first game of a three-game East Coast road trip on Monday night. This will be the second and final matchup between the two teams this season, after Golden State prevailed…

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