04/04/2014 12:40amThe Mavericks built a 12-point lead with 2:50 to play, gave away all but two points of it, and still managed to hang on.
04/04/2014 12:40amCaptain Joe Thornton set the tone by dishing out hits almost every chance he got. The rest of his San Jose teammates followed his lead as the Sharks wanted to send a message to the Los Angeles Kings in case these California rivals meet again with much more on the line in a few weeks.
04/04/2014 12:21pmThe Golden State Warriors will be without starting center Andrew Bogut and power forward David Lee against the Sacramento Kings on Friday night because of injuries.
04/04/2014 1:21pmMilwaukee Bucks center Larry Sanders will be suspended without pay for five games when he returns from injury for violating the NBA's drug policy.
04/04/2014 4:30pmGrant Hill is back at the Final Four. He did not bring the hightop fade he wore as a freshman in 1991.
04/04/2014 4:31pmUNLV forward Roscoe Smith, the Mountain West Conference's leading rebounder last season, will forgo his senior season to enter the NBA draft.
04/04/2014 4:51pmKyle Lowry and Amir Johnson are both sidelined for the Raptors' game against the Indiana Pacers with injuries Friday.
04/04/2014 5:50pmMinnesota Timberwolves forward Dante Cunningham was charged Friday with assault after being accused of choking his girlfriend during an argument.
04/04/2014 7:00pmErik Spoelstra is often described as the Pat Riley protege who was the hand-picked successor to become coach of the Miami Heat, and all that is accurate.
04/04/2014 9:00pmA hot-shooting night has the Atlanta Hawks back in sole possession of a playoff spot.
04/04/2014 9:31pmLately, it seems as though the Brooklyn Nets just can't get enough home cooking.
04/04/2014 9:31pmLate in the third quarter Friday night, some jostling between John Salmons and Paul George turned into a shoving match.
04/04/2014 9:40pmThe Charlotte Bobcats finally have a happy locker room, the result of winning games and contending for a berth in the NBA playoffs.
04/04/2014 9:50pmMaking one free throw at the end of regulation wasn't enough for the Miami Heat, nor was making just one again at the end of the first overtime.
04/04/2014 10:00pmEarly in the second half the Memphis Grizzlies found a way to change the momentum and ended up with a key win.
04/04/2014 10:00pmAfter a two-month stretch between victories, the Philadelphia 76ers celebrated for the second time in less than a week.
04/04/2014 10:11pmThe Chicago Bulls have experienced such a turnaround this season that their wins are now being rated.
04/04/2014 10:30pmCarmelo Anthony kept losing the ball all night long, and now the New York Knicks have lost their hold on eighth place in the Eastern Conference playoff race.
04/04/2014 11:21pmCorey Brewer hit one of two free throws with 1.8 seconds left in the second overtime, and the Minnesota Timberwolves beat the Miami Heat 122-121 on Friday night.
04/04/2014 11:31pmThe Houston Rockets are heading to the playoffs for the second straight year and believe wins like the one they picked up Friday night will help them when they get there.