The beginning of the end for Carmelo Anthony’s best season in New York took place in a loss to the Pacers.
C.J. McCollum had 24 points and made all six of his 3-point attempts to help the Portland Trail Blazers beat the Miami Heat 110-93 Saturday night for their seventh straight home win.
The San Antonio Spurs got exactly what they were hoping for against the Toronto Raptors — a scare.
Reggie Jackson had 22 points and Tobias Harris had 21 to lead the Detroit Pistons, who got double-figures scoring from all five starters, to a 94-90 win against the Chicago Bulls on Saturday night at the United Center.
North Carolina will play in their 10th NCAA men’s basketball championship game in Houston on Monday after beating Syracuse 83-66 to set up a final against the Villanova Wildcats.
Rudy Gay had 25 points and nine rebounds, Seth Curry scored 17 points and the Sacramento Kings beat the Denver Nuggets 115-106 on Saturday night to sweep the three-game season series.
Kawhi Leonard scored a career-high 33 points, eight of which came in final minute, as San Antonio thwarted a determined upset bid by the Toronto Raptors in a 102-95 win on Saturday night that allowed the Spurs to remain unbeaten at home.
Reggie Jackson scored 22 points, Tobias Harris added 21 and the Detroit Pistons overcame Jimmy Butler’s first career triple-double to beat the Chicago Bulls 94-90 on Saturday night.
C.J. Miles scored 25 points, including a go-ahead 3-pointer with 3:39 left, and the Indiana Pacers rallied to beat the short-handed Philadelphia 76ers 115-102 on Saturday night.