NBA ROUNDUP: Miami keeps playoffs in sight thanks to Tyler Herro’s explosion in win over Pistons

The Miami Heat kept their playoff hopes alive with a comeback victory over the Detroit Pistons on Sunday night. Tyler Herro scored 10 of his 19 points in the final 3:20 as the Miami Heat rallied to a 112-100 victory over the Detroit Pistons on Sunday night. Miami improved to 39-34, one game behind the … Read more

Grizzlies win in OT against Spurs as Tyus Jones records triple-double replacing Ja Morant

Jaren Jackson Jr. scored 28 points and the Memphis Grizzlies completed the biggest comeback in franchise history after trailing by 29 points in the third quarter, beating the San Antonio Spurs 126-120 in overtime on Friday night. Memphis faced a nine-point deficit in the final minute of regulation before beating San Antonio 9-0 and sending … Read more

De’Aaron Fox hits the game-winning buzzer to lift Kings over Bulls in thriller

De’Aaron Fox hit a 3-pointer with 0.7 seconds left to give the Sacramento Kings a 117-114 victory over the Chicago Bulls on Wednesday night. Fox scored 32 points on 12-of-17 shooting, making four 3-pointers. The sixth-year point guard is on a roll, scoring 20 or more points in 14 of his last 16 games and … Read more

Alabama’s Brandon Miller is named to the AP All-American First Team after being linked to fatal shooting

Alabama basketball star Brandon Miller is earning All-American honors after a controversial freshman season that saw the 6-foot-1 player linked to a fatal shooting near the Tuscaloosa campus on Jan. 15. Miller was named to the AP’s first team on Tuesday, joining Purdue’s Zach Edey, Houston’s Marcus Sasser, Kansas’ Jalen Wilson and Indiana’s Trayce Jackson-Davis. … Read more

Torrey Craig loses a tooth as Bucks defeat Suns to become first team to secure a playoff berth

Giannis Antetokounmpo scored 36 points, Brook Lopez added 21 and the NBA-leading Milwaukee Bucks clinched a playoff berth by defeating the Phoenix Suns 116-104 on Tuesday night, becoming the first team to 50 wins this season. season. The Bucks got their 21st win in 23 games and are the first team to secure a postseason … Read more

Memphis Grizzlies star Ja Morant enters Florida counseling program amid suspension

Memphis Grizzlies star Ja Morant reportedly entered a counseling program in Florida last week and there is currently no timetable for his return to the court. According to ESPN on Monday night, Morant, 23, recently started the show after he was suspended by staff for showing a gun during a live stream on his Instagram … Read more

Celtics assistant Damon Stoudamire ‘is finalizing deal to become head coach at Georgia Tech’

Boston Celtics assistant coach Damon Stoudamire is about to accept a five-year deal to become Georgia Tech’s new head coach, the school announced Monday. “We are thrilled to have Damon Stoudamire head coach for our famous men’s basketball program,” said Georgia Tech Athletic Director J Batt. ‘Coach Stoudamire’s success and credibility as a player and … Read more

Madison Square Garden announces lawsuit against New York beverage board over license threats

Madison Square Garden Entertainment Corp. announced a lawsuit against the New York State Liquor Authority for threatening to ban the sale of alcoholic beverages at company locations. The lawsuit is the latest in an ongoing dispute between New York Knicks owner James Dolan and the SLA, which is investigating MSG for banning lawyers involved in … Read more

NBA Roundup: Joel Embiid Seals Big 76ers Win in Last SECOND, Nets Beat Timberwolves, Nuggets Lost

Joel Embiid jumped from the foul line with 1.1 seconds left to give the Philadelphia 76ers a 120-119 comeback victory over the Portland Trail Blazers on Friday night. Embiid scored 39 points, beating a duo of Jusuf Nurkic and Damian Lillard in the winner. The basket gave Philadelphia their first lead of the game, they … Read more