In the process of getting dressed down by the Celtics in their final dress rehearsal, the Knicks may have lost a starter.
It’s still the preseason, and Kevin Durant already is tired of answering questions.
Blake Griffin scored 22 points and Paul Pierce had 19 as the Los Angeles Clippers defeated the Portland Trail Blazers 115-109 in the preseason finale for both teams on Thursday night.
Stephen Curry and Klay Thompson each scored 24 points and Harrison Barnes had 23 as the Golden State Warriors routed the Los Angeles Lakers 136-97 on Thursday night in the last preseason game for both teams.
Odom, the former N.B.A. player and reality television star, was improving as he underwent therapy in Los Angeles more than a week after he was found unconscious in a Nevada brothel.
Trey Burke scored 17 and Rudy Gobert had 14 points and 11 rebounds to lead the Utah Jazz to a 98-78 preseason win over the Denver Nuggets on Thursday night.
The Knicks, who are scheduled to open the regular season Wednesday night against the Milwaukee Bucks, lost to the Celtics to conclude an uneven preseason.
Jared Sullinger had 16 points and eight rebounds to help lead the Boston Celtics to a 99-85 preseason victory over the New York Knicks on Thursday night.