Suns Sweep Pacers, NBA Roundup


Published on January 31 2014 6:26 am
Last Updated on January 31 2014 6:26 am
Written by Millie Lange

Suns Sweep Season Series With Pacers

(Indianapolis, IN) -- The Suns closed out their road trip with a 102-94 win against the Pacers at Bankers Life Fieldhouse behind 28 points and seven assists from Goran Dragic. Phoenix has won four straight road games in five days to improve to 28-18. Gerald Green and Marcus Morris each added 16 points in the victory. Indiana lost only its second home game of the season and was swept by Phoenix in the two-game series. Roy Hibbert posted 26 points and six rebounds in the loss. The Pacers were 1-of-15 from three-point range as they fell to 35-10 and 21-2 at Bankers Life Fieldhouse.

Knicks Romp Cavs

(New York, NY) -- Tim Hardaway Jr. dropped in 29 points as the Knicks rolled past the Cavaliers, 117-86, at Madison Square Garden for their fourth straight win. Hardaway Jr. hit six three pointers to tie a franchise record. Carmelo Anthony stayed hot with 29 points and five rebounds in only 30 minutes. J.R. Smith added 19 points in the victory. Cleveland shot 36-percent from the field and was without center Anderson Varejao. Kyrie Irving posted a team-high 24 points with six rebounds and three assists. Cleveland has lost three in-a-row.

Warriors Romp Clippers

(Oakland, CA) -- The Warriors made a quick work of the Clippers running away with a 111-92 win to make things tighter in the Pacific Division at ORACLE Arena. Steph Curry and David Lee each posted 22 points, while Klay Thompson added in 16. Golden State dominated the boards grabbing 16 offensive rebounds as they now trail Los Angeles by four games. DeAndre Jordan tallied nine points and 20 rebounds in the loss. Blake Griffin had a game-high 27 points for the Clippers, who had a four-game winning streak snapped.

Noah Named East Reserve

Chicago Bulls center Joakim Noah is heading to the Big Easy next month. He was named an All-Star reserve for the Eastern Conference last night. This is his second selection. The game is in New Orleans on February 16.

The Chicago Bulls are in the Crescent City facing the New Orleans Pelicans Saturday night. The Bulls come in at 23-22 following a win against the Spurs in Texas. The Pelicans are 19-26 after a loss to Minnesota Wednesday.

Thursday, January 30 Scoreboard


Phoenix Suns 102, Indiana Pacers 94

New York Knicks 117, Cleveland Cavaliers 86

Golden State Warriors 111, Los Angeles Clippers 92

Friday,  January 31 Schedule (All Times Central)


6:00 p.m. - Milwaukee Bucks at Orlando Magic

6:30 p.m. - Atlanta Hawks at Philadelphia 76ers

7:00 p.m. - Oklahoma City Thunder at Brooklyn Nets

7:00 p.m. - Memphis Grizzlies at Minnesota Timberwolves

7:30 p.m. - Sacramento Kings at Dallas Mavericks

8:00 p.m. - Toronto Raptors at Denver Nuggets

9:30 p.m. - Golden State Warriors at Utah Jazz

9:30 p.m. - Charlotte Bobcats at Los Angeles Lakers