The Splash Brothers had a little help from the big guys, and the Golden State Warriors had a little present for record-setting coach Steve Kerr.
Gerald Green came off the bench to score all 24 of his points in three quarters, leading the Phoenix Suns to an 87-85 win over the Utah Jazz on Saturday night.
LaMarcus Aldridge had 21 points and 12 rebounds, and the Portland Trail Blazers snapped the New Orleans Pelicans’ four-game winning streak with a 99-90 victory on Saturday night.
The Wisconsin Badgers stunned previously undefeated Kentucky 71-64 in a tense Final Four triumph on Saturday to advance to the U.S. collegiate national championship game against Duke.
Marcus Smart made a big basket to boost Boston’s playoff hopes.
Indiana’s All-Star swingman will make his N.B.A. season debut on Sunday, just in time to help in the Pacers’ last-gasp playoff push.
J.J. Redick scored 24 points, DeAndre Jordan had 14 points and 22 rebounds and the Los Angeles Clippers beat the Denver Nuggets 107-92 on Saturday night.
The Hawks lost forward Paul Millsap to an injury, but they set a franchise record for wins with Saturday’s victory over the Nets, whose six-game winning streak ended.
Tobias Harris had 23 points and 10 rebounds, Nikola Vucevic scored 20 points, and the Orlando Magic beat the Milwaukee Bucks 97-90 Saturday night.
The Hawks looked playoff-ready while building a big first-half lead over a Brooklyn team which had won six straight.
Reggie Jackson scored 15 of his 29 points in the fourth quarter, including the winning layup with 5 seconds remaining, and the Detroit Pistons rallied to beat the Miami Heat 99-98 on Saturday night.
Gerald Henderson was determined to turn an “awful night” into a memorable one.
Bradley Beal scored 20, John Wall added 18 points and 14 assists and the Washington Wizards defeated the Memphis Grizzlies 92-83 on Saturday night.
The Duke Blue Devils overcame an early deficit and defeated Michigan State Spartans 81-61 in a Final Four matchup on Saturday to advance to the U.S. collegiate national championship game.
Duke’s Jahlil Okafor and Kentucky’s Karl-Anthony Towns were pitted against each other from the moment the Final Four was set.
Tim Hardaway Jr. admits that he expected more of himself with the Knicks this season following an All-Rookie team designation one year ago.