Thanks to Keyon Dooling and the rest of the Memphis bench, the Grizzlies still have a chance to earn one of the top four records in the Western Conference, though that won’t be good enough to keep them at home for the first round of the playoffs.
Luis Scola had 26 points and 15 rebounds, Goran Dragic added 21 points and 14 assists and Phoenix snapped a franchise-record seven-game home losing streak with a 119-112 victory over the Houston Rockets on Monday night in the Suns’ final home game of the season.
Stephen Curry made seven 3-pointers to finish with 35 points, leading the Golden State Warriors past the severely short-handed San Antonio Spurs 116-106 on Monday night.
The N.H.L. postponed Monday’s Ottawa Senators-Boston Bruins game in Boston in the aftermath of the Boston Marathon bombings. The Celtics game on Tuesday against the Pacers was canceled.
LeBron James warmed up, got dressed and grabbed a seat.
LeBron James watched from the bench in street clothes as Norris Cole stripped Kyrie Irving of the ball with 2.2 seconds left to give the Miami Heat, resting most of their top players for the playoffs, a 96-95 win over the Cleveland Cavaliers on Monday night.
The Oklahoma City Thunder couldn’t coast to the No. 1 seed in the Western Conference playoffs.
Rasheed Wallace, out since December with a broken left foot, played less than four minutes in a mostly meaningless loss to the Charlotte Bobcats.
Ty Lawson scored 26 points, including a jumper in the lane with 9.3 seconds left, and the Denver Nuggets clinched home-court advantage in the first round of the playoffs with a 112-111 victory over the Milwaukee Bucks on Monday night.
The Nets outlasted the Wizards in a game that playd out like a final N.F.L. preseason game in which the outcome made no difference. They won without five key starters.
Andray Blatche led a bevy of Brooklyn bench players with 20 points and 11 rebounds the Nets erased an early 17 point deficit to beat the Washington Wizards 106-101 on Monday night.
Al Jefferson had 22 points and eight rebounds to help Utah keep its playoff hopes alive with a 96-80 victory over the Minnesota Timberwolves on Monday night.
Greg Monroe had 27 points and 16 rebounds, and the Detroit Pistons made the most of their home finale by beating the Philadelphia 76ers 109-101 on Monday night.
Carlos Boozer scored 22 points, Luol Deng added 18 and the Chicago Bulls snapped a two-game losing streak with a 102-84 victory over the Orlando Magic on Monday night.
Gerald Henderson scored 27 points, Kemba Walker had 23 points and a career-high 13 assists and the Charlotte Bobcats defeated a New York Knicks team playing without Carmelo Anthony and a few others 106-95 on Monday night.
Donnie Walsh, now the president of basketball operations for the Pacers, had envisioned a Knicks team as powerful as they are now, although overhauling the roster perhaps took longer than some might have anticipated.
Brittney Griner left an indelible mark on women’s college basketball. Now she’s ready to take on the pros.
The animosity between the Knicks and Boston Celtics is often palpable. There is plenty of history – and some of it nasty — in the long-time rivalry that will be renewed on Saturday when the two franchises met in the NBA Playoffs.
Rasheed Wallace was back in uniform and back on the court for the first time this calendar year, but he lasted less than four minutes.
CHARLOTTE, N.C. â?? This was supposed to be a test run for Rasheed Wallace, a chance, according to Knicks coach Mike Woodson, “to get his feet wet a little bit.â?
The test lasted all of four minutes, as Wallace left last night’s 106-95 loss to the Bobcats with a…
CHARLOTTE, N.C. â?? Like the rest of the world, the Knicks were sickened and horrified by the news of the deadly bombings in Boston yesterday.
“It’s sickening. I have a son, a lot of people have sons,â? said Steve Novak, specifically addressing the tragedy of the 8-year-old boy who…