The play-in field isn’t quite set. And nobody knows who’ll play anybody yet. Welcome to the final weekend of the NBA’s regular season
With two days remaining in the regular season, NBA teams are now assured of winning no more than 55% of home games.
Ben Simmons added 13 points and nine assists to help the 76ers improve to 48-23. Philadelphia could've clinched earlier this week, but lost at Indiana on Tuesday and at Miami on Thursday.
The two sides entered an exclusive negotiating window on 10 April. Lore and Rodriguez are 50-50 partners.
The NBA announced Thursday the creation of a new award — the Kareem Abdul-Jabbar Social Justice Champion Award — to recognise players who are making strides in the fight for social justice.
NBA: Atlanta Hawks, New York Knicks seal playoffs berth; LA Lakers edge closer with victory over Houston Rockets
The Atlanta Hawks clinched their first playoff berth since 2016 with a 120-116 come-from-behind victory over the Washington Wizards, and the New York Knicks were assured of their first post-season spot since 2013 when the Boston Celtics fell 102-94 to the Cleveland Cavaliers.
Andrew Wiggins poured in 38 points as the Golden State Warriors upset the second ranked Phoenix Suns 122-116 in San Francisco.
San Antonio had 87 points in the first half, the second-most the club has scored in any half. The Spurs tied their mark for any half with 12 3-pointers in the first
Russell Westbrook sealed his record-breaking triple midway through the fourth quarter of the game against the Atlanta Hawks.
Stephen Curry scored 49 points in 29 minutes and matched his season best with 11 3-pointers and Golden State beat Oklahoma City.
Westbrook matched Robertson with his 10th assist of the night in the third quarter of the Wizards' 133-132 overtime victory over the Pacers
India's Princepal Singh uncertain about entering 2021 NBA Draft, could play another season in G League
India's Princepal Singh, touted to be the next big thing in Indian basketball, is yet to decide whether he will enlist for the 2021 NBA Draft, which will be held on 29 July.
NBA: Bojan Bogdanovic scores 48 points, Jazz rally to beat Nuggets; 76ers inch closer top spot in East
Bogdanovic went 16 of 23 from the field — making a career-high eight 3-pointers — to lead the NBA-leading Jazz to their fourth straight victory.
The Jazz improved to 48-18 on the season and the win - combined with the Atlanta Hawks' victory over the Phoenix Suns - allowed them to reclaim first place in the NBA and top spot in the Western Conference
When he returned against the Sacramento Kings last week the Lakers hoped to have him back for the last 10 games of the regular season.
NBA: Luka Doncic delivers for Dallas Mavericks; Stephen Curry scores 30 in Golden State Warriors' win
"Everyone expects greatness from Doncic every single night," said Dallas coach Rick Carlisle. "Just think about it, at 22 years old and having that kind of expectation put on him every night. But he is an amazing player."
NBA: Jayson Tatum explodes for 60 points, Celtics roar back from 32-point deficit; Kings spoil LeBron James return
Tatum's point total equalled Boston icon Larry Bird for the most points scored in a game in Celtic's history and he is the second youngest player ever in the NBA behind Devin Booker to post a 60-point game.
One batch of bills seeks to ban transgender girls from competing on girls’ sports teams in public schools.
The New York Knicks were on their longest winning streak since a 13-game run late in the 2012-13 season.
NBA: Tyrese Haliburton chuffed to be in Rookie of the Year fray, but says it won't affect his assessment of season
Sacramento Kings' rookie guard Tyrese Haliburton talks about being in the contention for Rookie of the Year award, being nicknamed 'Little Magic' and the night when Kyrie Irving and James Harden pulled him aside for a chat