DeMar DeRozan scored 30 points as the Toronto Raptors beat the Brooklyn Nets 100-95 to even their first-round National Basketball Association playoff series at 1-1.
Players Alonzo Mourning and Mitch Richmond joined coaches Nolan Richardson and Gary Williams in being elected to the Basketball Hall of Fame.
The New York Knicks fell a game behind the Atlanta Hawks in the race for the eighth and final playoff spot in the National Basketball Association’s Eastern Conference.
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.
Point guard John Wall, the No. 1 pick by the Washington Wizards in the National Basketball Association draft, was among five University of Kentucky players taken in the first round to set a record.
The Brooklyn Nets signed Jason Collins to a 10-day contract, making the veteran center the National Basketball Association’s first openly gay active player.
The family of late Washington Wizards owner Abe Pollin reached an agreement to sell its stake in the team and its arena to a group led by minority owner Ted Leonsis.
The National Basketball Association fined Washington Wizards owner Ted Leonsis $100,000 for speaking without permission about talks surrounding a new collective bargaining agreement.
The Washington Wizards fired coach Flip Saunders after starting the season 2-15 and replaced him for the remainder of the year with Randy Wittman.
The sale of the Washington Wizards to a group led by Ted Leonsis was unanimously approved by the National Basketball Association’s Board of Governors.