The Toronto Raptors eased past the Philadelphia 76ers in a 125-89 triumph to take the upper hand in their Eastern Conference semi-final series.
Leonard extended his streak of scoring more than 20 points to seven
games, finishing the night with 21 in addition to 13 rebounds, while
Pascal Siakam added
James Harden scored 38 points and grabbed 10 rebounds as the Houston Rockets survived a late scare to beat the Golden State Warriors 112-108 and level their play-off series.
Eric Gordon contributed 20 points and PJ Tucker added a double-double of 17 points and 10 rebounds in Houston's win,
Dwyane Wade ended his 16-year career with a bang, producing his fifth career triple-double as he amassed 25 points, 11 rebounds and 10 assists in Miami Heat's 113-94 loss to the Brooklyn Nets.
For Dwyane Wade’s final NBA game, where else would his so-called Banana Boat
Magic Johnson didn't tell owner Jeanie Buss or general manager Rob Pelinka about his shocking decision before he announced it in front of reporters about 90 minutes before the final game of the Lakers' sixth consecutive losing season.
Magic Johnson abruptly quit as the Los Angeles
The Brooklyn Nets strengthened their play-off hopes with a 133-128 win over the NBA-leading Milwaukee Bucks.
a back-and-forth game, D'Angelo Russell starred for the Nets, finishing
with 25 points and 10 assists, while seven of his team-mates scored at
least 10 points.
The Bucks, who ensured they will head into
Manu Ginobili would have been happy to retire quietly without the Spurs retiring his jersey, but San Antonio coach Gregg Popovich said the humble Argentinian has no choice but to accept with the same passion he gave to the game.
“When you’re that great, you have to
The Denver Nuggets secured a play-off berth for the first time in six years after a 114-105 win against the Boston Celtics.
Nikola Jokic top-scored for the Nuggets with 21 points and grabbed 13 rebounds as his side used a big fourth quarter to clinch their fourth win in
Russell Westbrook said after the game that he was the victim of a disrespectful comment from a fan that he took as a racial barb. The Thunder player was fined $25,000 on Tuesday by the NBA.
The Utah Jazz announced Tuesday that they have permanently banned a
LeBron James now trails only Kareem Abdul-Jabbar (38,387 points), Karl Malone (36,928) and Kobe Bryant (33,643) in the list of highest NBA scorers. James got a standing ovation from his new Los Angeles fans during a tribute video.
LeBron James moved past Michael Jordan into
Already No. 5 on the all-time scoring list, LeBron James became the only player in the top 10 on both lists when he passed Andre Miller with his first of 11 assists in the Los Angeles Lakers' 110-105 road loss to the Memphis Grizzlies.