Mike Conley scored 31 points for Memphis, which clinched the No. 7 spot in the Western Conference. The Grizzlies will meet the Spurs in the first round.
Roethlisberger, who hinted that he would consider retirement after last season, promised Steelers fans his ‘absolute best.’
Lopez, who has played for the team longer than anybody else, is nearing the franchise record for career points. “I definitely think I’m lucky,” he said.
With fans and league broadcast partners irked by stars’ sitting out, Commissioner Adam Silver said owners have discussed issuing “guidelines’’ for teams.
The N.B.A. pulled the game from the city this year over the state’s “bathroom bill,” but a recent change to the law has put Charlotte back in the mix.
Allie Long and Crystal Dunn each scored two goals in a 4-0 win for the United States one day after the national team reached a new labor agreement.
Porzingis had hoped to play the last four games of the season after having missed a dozen, but he was a late scratch as Washington won at Madison Square Garden.
Durant, out with a knee injury since Feb. 28, can practice on Friday and is expected to play on Saturday against New Orleans.
A 114-91 victory over the Celtics showed that Cleveland remains fearsome, after many ups and downs this season.
LeBron James’s 36 points helped Cleveland win on the road, 114-91, and take a one-game lead over Boston with four games to play.
James L. Dolan told Deadspin that he confronted the fan on Tuesday night after the fan shouted at him to sell the Knicks.
Mr. Sefolosha, of the Atlanta Hawks, agreed to settle his federal lawsuit against five police officers he said had used excessive force against him outside a Manhattan nightclub in April 2015.
No Derrick Rose or Kristaps Porzingis? No problem for an overachieving lineup that dominated a playoff contender.
Justin Verlander had 10 strikeouts as Detroit ruined Rick Renteria’s debut as the Chicago White Sox’ manager in a 6-3 victory.
Westbrook clinched his 41st triple-double early in the third quarter against the Milwaukee Bucks on Tuesday.
Joel Berry, a point guard for the North Carolina Tar Heels, spoke after guiding his team to victory over Gonzaga in the N.C.A.A. basketball championship in Arizona. He led all scorers with 22 points.
Abraham Almonte hit a tiebreaking single in a three-run ninth inning, rallying Cleveland.
With five games left in a desultory season, Anthony, who has two years left on his deal, continued Monday to offer clues about his future.
Can the Celtics beat the Cavaliers in a playoff series this year? Well, how about on Wednesday night in Boston?
Keselowski got past Kyle Busch with 43 laps left in Nascar’s STP 500 and cruised to his second win in the season’s first six races.