The San Antonio Spurs chose to rest their standouts on Friday night but plan to return to full strength when they face the record-challenging Golden State Warriors in two days.
Jamal Crawford scored 30 points and hit a game-winning 3-pointer with less than a second remaining to lift the short-handed Los Angeles Clippers to a shocking 102-99 overtime victory against the Utah Jazz on Friday.
Tim Duncan had to go to work while the rest of his starting cast took the night off.
Dirk Nowitzki ended a shooting slump and returned to his rightful place as the leading scorer for Dallas.
One win from clinching a playoff berth, the Indiana Pacers should have been boosted by the news that Toronto Raptors coach Dwane Casey had decided to rest All-Stars DeMar DeRozan and Kyle Lowry, along with starting forward Luis Scola.
Home court advantage in the first round of the playoffs may be slipping away from the Miami Heat. With three regular-season games remaining, there is no more room for error.
Byron Scott stood near the Lakers bench Friday night, listening as fans in New Orleans heartily chanted for the Los Angeles coach to put Kobe Bryant back in with nearly eight minutes left in the fourth quarter.
Carmelo Anthony scored 20 points and Robin Lopez had 24 points and 15 rebounds on Friday to lead the Knicks past the host Philadelphia 76ers, 109-102.
The Orlando Magic sure are making it tough on teams in the playoff hunt or are trying to improve their postseason standing.
Reggie Jackson and Aron Baynes pushed the Detroit Pistons into the playoffs.
Tyler Zeller tied a career high with 26 points and the Boston Celtics continued their playoff push with a 124-109 win over the Milwaukee Bucks on Friday night.
Carmelo Anthony scored 20 points and Robin Lopez had 24 points and 15 rebounds to lead the New York Knicks past the Philadelphia 76ers 109-102 on Friday night.
Kemba Walker scored 22 points, Troy Daniels made his first five 3-point attempts and finished with 17 points, and the Charlotte Hornets completed a four-game season sweep of the Brooklyn Nets with a 113-99 win on Friday night.
Carmelo Anthony expressed his sympathy for the usher who was fired from her gig at the Smoothie King Center.
According to Rambis, Fisher was lax on teaching Phil Jackson’s system and the interim coach is picking up the pieces of a broken triangle.
PHILADELPHIA — Mike D'Antoni, associate coach of the 76ers, didn't get a chance to watch Kristaps Porzingis play Friday as he sat out again with a shoulder strain, and it's looking as if his season is over. But the former Knicks head coach, who helped revolutionize the stretch-4, sees greatness in the rookie. The Sixers,…