NBA Week in Photos: Mar. 22-28
Spurs hand Hawks third straight loss
Atlanta Hawks forward Paul Millsap (left), guard Dennis Schroder (center) and center Pero Antic (right) sit on the bench in the final minutes against the San Antonio Spurs, Sunday, March 22, 2015, in Atlanta. The Spurs won 114-95, extending Atlanta's losing streak to a season-high three games.
Danilo Gallinari scores 40 points as Nuggets top Magic
Denver Nuggets forward Danilo Gallinari (8) reacts to a made basket against the Orlando Magic in Orlando, Fla., Sunday, March 22, 2015. Nuggets won 119-100 behind Gallinari's career-high 40 points.
Evan Turner posts triple-double, Celtics beat Nets
Boston Celtics guard Evan Turner (11) drives to the basket against Brooklyn Nets guard Markel Brown (22) and center Brook Lopez (11), Monday, March 23, 2015, in New York. The Celtics won 110-91 led by Turner's 19 points, 10 rebounds and 12 assists.
James Harden's 44 points leads Rockets past Pacers
Houston Rockets guard James Harden (13) dunks as Indiana Pacers forward Solomon Hill (44) watches, Monday, March 23, 2015, in Indianapolis. Houston won 110-100. Harden finished with 44 points, four rebounds, seven assists, two steals and two blocks.
Khris Middleton's buzzer-beater lifts Bucks over Heat
Milwaukee Bucks guard Khris Middleton is smothered by teammates after making the game-winning shot against the Miami Heat, Tuesday, March 24, 2015, in Milwaukee. The Bucks won 89-88 after Middleton hit a three-pointer as time expired.
Warriors beat Trail Blazers to clinch division title, first since 1976
Golden State Warriors guard Stephen Curry (30) drives to the basket past Portland Trail Blazers forward Allen Crabbe (23) in Portland, Ore., Tuesday, March 24, 2015. The Warriors won 122-108. With the win Golden State clinched the Pacific Division title for the first time in 39 years.
George Hill's late layup gives Pacers victory over Wizards
Indiana Pacers guard George Hill (3) scores past Washington Wizards forward Nene (42) and guard John Wall (right) with 2.7 seconds left in the game, Wednesday, March 25, 2015, in Washington. The Pacers won 103-101 as Hill posted 29 points, seven rebounds and nine assists.
Spurs rout Thunder by 39 points
San Antonio Spurs guard Tony Parker (left) drives around Oklahoma City Thunder guard Russell Westbrook (right), Wednesday, March 25, 2015, in San Antonio. The Spurs won 130-91. San Antonio finished with seven players in double figures led by Parker with 21 points.
Hawks handle Heat, clinch top seed in East
Atlanta Hawks forward DeMarre Carroll (5) shoots the ball against the Miami Heat, Friday, March 27, 2015, in Atlanta. The Hawks won 99-86, clinching the top seed in the Eastern Conference for the second time in franchise history. After losing a season-high three games in a row, Atlanta has won its last two games.
Raptors clinch second straight division title with win over Lakers
Toronto Raptors guard DeMar DeRozan (10) drives past Los Angeles Lakers guard Jordan Clarkson, Friday, March 27, 2015, in Toronto. Toronto won 94-83. The Raptors clinched the Atlantic Division title for the second straight year and third time in franchise history.
Pelicans beat Kings as Anthony Davis and DeMarcus Cousins face off
New Orleans Pelicans forward Anthony Davis (23) goes to the basket around Sacramento Kings center DeMarcus Cousins (15) in New Orleans, Friday, March 27, 2015. The Pelicans defeated the Kings 102-88. Davis finished with 24 points, nine rebounds and six blocks while Cousins posted 39 points, 20 rebounds and three blocks.
Bulls give Knicks franchise-worst 60th loss of season
New York Knicks forward Lou Amundson (center) gets his shot blocked by Chicago Bulls center Joakim Noah (left), Saturday, March 28, 2015, in Chicago. The Bulls won 111-80. With the loss New York's record goes to 14-60, its highest loss total in franchise history.