Chris Paul had 28 points and 15 assists, Blake Griffin added 25 points, and the Los Angeles Clippers beat Detroit 112-103 Saturday night to extend the Pistons’ losing streak to five games.
In a March 22 story about the Brooklyn Nets’ victory over Boston, The Associated Press mischaracterized the alternate jersey the Nets debuted. It is gray, not gay.
Tony Parker had 20 points and five assists, Danny Green scored 18 points and the short-handed San Antonio Spurs outlasted the Golden State Warriors 99-90 Saturday night for their 13th straight victory.
President Barack Obama, a big basketball fan, tweeted his congratulations to the University of Dayton for its “huge upset win” over Syracuse University in the second round of the NCAA men’s basketball college championship on Saturday.
Philadelphia’s streak is two short of the N.B.A. record of 26, and the Sixers face two tough games at San Antonio and at Houston.
Trey Burke scored 17 points, including a high-arcing 3-pointer with 1.6 seconds remaining, to push the Utah Jazz past the Orlando Magic 89-88 on Saturday night.
Henry Sims can see the growth and he’s not referring to the stack of losses.
Anthony Davis had 30 points, 11 rebounds and three steals, and the New Orleans Pelicans handed the struggling Miami Heat their seventh loss in 11 games, 105-95 on Saturday night.
Mike Conley scored 21 points, Zach Randolph added 18 points and 13 rebounds, and the Memphis Grizzlies held the Indiana Pacers to their lowest output of the season in an 82-71 victory on Saturday night.
James Harden scored 37 points, including 17 in the third quarter, and the Houston Rockets led from wire-to-wire in a 118-111 victory over the Cleveland Cavaliers on Saturday night.
Al Jefferson scored 28 points and two others finished with more than 20 as the Charlotte Bobcats routed the Portland Trail Blazers 124-94 on Saturday night.
Bill Parcells left his seat in his private box at home games three or four times in the slightly more than two seasons he spent running the Dolphins. He couldn’t suppress the coach in him taking over his emotions and instincts, he had no control over what was happening on the field after 19 years as an NFL head coach, so he left the stadium.
Phil Jackson may turn out to be a champion as a front-office guy the way he was a champion in the NBA as a coach. Because of his beliefs and presence and status in the sport, he may well hire the right coach and right general manager eventually and recruit the right players and make the Knicks at least a title contender again for the first time in 14 years.
By the time the Knicks step on the Garden court on Sunday night, they’ll know whether they should send the Toronto Raptors a thank-you note for helping their playoff drive.