The Atlanta Hawks defeated the Miami Heat 98-85 to claim the final postseason spot in the Eastern Conference and end the New York Knicks’ chances of reaching the National Basketball Association playoffs.
The Atlanta Hawks moved within one win of clinching a National Basketball Association playoff spot by winning at the Brooklyn Nets to maintain their two-game lead over the New York Knicks with three games remaining,
The Atlanta Hawks widened their margin to two games over the New York Knicks in the race for the eighth and final playoff spot in the National Basketball Association’s Eastern Conference by beating Boston 105-97.
The New York Knicks have climbed into position to snag the final National Basketball Association playoff berth in the Eastern Conference. The odds are they won’t stay there with two weeks left in the regular season.
College basketball analyst Billy Packer predicted the University of Florida will win the NCAA basketball championship, and he called for a special investigation into “out of control” college athletics.