Beth Harris, Associated Press | Updated Mar 20th - 12:08am
Off to an 8-1 start in March, the Los Angeles Clippers are rolling toward the playoffs, something critics figured they were giving up on after trading leading scorer Tobias Harris and making other moves in February.
D'Angelo Russell scored 27 of his career-high 44 points in the fourth quarter, Rondae Hollis-Jefferson made a layup with eight-tenths of a second remaining, and the Brooklyn Nets rallied from 28 points down in the second half to beat the Sacramento Kings 123-121 on Tuesday night and snap a four-game losing streak.
Dave Campbell, Associated Press | Updated Mar 19th - 10:07pm
Golden State's most recent homestand included a 33-point loss to Boston and a startling defeat to last-place Phoenix, reminding the Warriors of the work that's ahead of them to win a fourth NBA championship in five years.
Stephen Whyno, Associated Press | Updated Mar 19th - 8:59pm
Alex Ovechkin and the Washington Capitals will get a chance to celebrate their Stanley Cup championship with President Donald Trump at the White House on Monday. One player has already said he won't attend.
Larry Neumeister, Associated Press | Updated Mar 19th - 10:51am
Former Auburn University assistant coach and 13-year NBA veteran Chuck Person pleaded guilty Tuesday to a bribery conspiracy charge in the widespread college basketball bribery scandal, ensuring that none of the four coaches charged in the probe will go to trial.