The Nuggets might not be where the Heat are, but they won their 13th straight game on Tuesday night. Meanwhile, the Clippers were upset by the Kings, the Pacers dominated the Magic, and the Bucks bested the Blazers.
Enjoy our latest edition of Five Fast Facts.
The Knicks continued their downward spiral with their entire front court on the mend in another uninspiring effort in Portland, while the Spurs clinched a playoff berth for the 16th straight season in their win over Dallas.
Here is Thursday night’s version of Five Fast Facts.
Sunday was ’70s night in Rip City.
The Trail Blazers, who were had lost eight of their previous ten games and had been on a seven-game losing streak, defeated the Boston Celtics 92-86 behind the strong play of their shooting guard. Wesley Matthews was on fire, leading all scorers with 24 points on 72.7-percent shooting.
On the heels of snapping their skid on ’70s night, teammates LaMarcus Aldridge and Meyers Leonard met the media Monday dressed for the 1980s.
Over the years, the NBA trade deadline has been a time of year that spoils us. Once in a while, there is a year when very little happened, like 2007 when Anthony Johnson was the most meaningful player moved. This year was bizarre because there was sheer volume of trades — yet very few that moved the needle.