Derek Fisher confidently strode to the microphone following another loss.
The music was turned up in the locker room and the mood was festive, but Golden State didn’t overdo the celebration of the team’s first division title in 39 years.
DeMarcus Cousins had 33 points and 17 rebounds and the Sacramento Kings dealt the Philadelphia 76ers their 16th straight road loss, 107-106 on Tuesday night.
Monta Ellis provided an emphatic rebuttal Tuesday night to a dismal performance 48 hours earlier.
Reggie Jackson and Kentavious Caldwell-Pope combined for 54 points, 13 assists and 11 rebounds without committing a turnover as Detroit beat Toronto.
It would have been understandable for the Oklahoma City Thunder to overlook the struggling Los Angeles Lakers Tuesday night with a road game looming against defending NBA champs San Antonio
Khris Middleton hit a 3-pointer at the buzzer and the Milwaukee Bucks snapped a six-game losing streak with an 89-88 comeback victory over Miami on Tuesday night in a key game for the sixth spot in the Eastern Conference playoff race.
Reggie Jackson had 28 points and nine assists and Andre Drummond added 21 points and 18 rebounds as the Detroit Pistons beat the Toronto Raptors 108-104 on Tuesday night.
Steve Nash could have felt cheated after assorted injuries over the past two years culminated in his retirement from the NBA, but he prefers to focus on all the positives during a stellar career.