Golden State is playing for history. Kobe Bryant is playing for the last time.
The young Minnesota Timberwolves’ strong finish to the season has helped interim coach Sam Mitchell’s case to land the permanent job, and now some of the team’s most important pieces are voicing their support for him as well.
Chris Paul had 12 points and 13 assists and the Los Angeles Clippers extended the Memphis Grizzlies’ freefall to the final night of the NBA’s regular season, defeating the Grizzlies 110-84 Tuesday night.
The San Antonio Spurs got an unexpected battle in their final home game of the season Tuesday night.
The Spurs finished 40-1 at home, a mark that matches the home record set by the Boston Celtics in 1985-86.
Dwyane Wade got off to his slowest start offensively in a decade and finished with 14 points, helping the Miami Heat beat the Detroit Pistons 99-93 on Tuesday night.
The Knicks fell, 102-90, to the Indiana Pacers and are 49-115 after two years under Phil Jackson, the team president.
Paul George and George Hill each scored 19 points and the Indiana Pacers beat the New York Knicks 102-90 to win their final home game of the regular season.
Rookie Norman Powell had 18 points and Jonas Valanciunas had 17 more and 11 rebounds as the Toronto Raptors beat the Philadelphia 76ers for the 12th straight time,122-98 on Tuesday night.
The Warriors will seek a record 73rd win Wednesday, and the Lakers’ Kobe Bryant will probably play his final game.
The Knicks played their B team in the final game of another lost season, ending with Carmelo Anthony and Kristaps Porzingis on the sideline.
Carmelo Anthony issued something of an ultimatum on the final day of another lost season, sending a stronger message to Phil Jackson.
Wednesday's Knicks Links: Porzingis to spend most of offseason in New York
Three years ago, another Knicks season ended in the same place this one did, inside a deafening Indianapolis gym called Bankers Life Fieldhouse. The visitor's locker room didn't much look the way a professional locker room usually looks. This was more like the high school football team who just lost the state quarterfinals. Thousand-yard stares….