Basketball

Williams leads Rockets to easy 137-125 win over…

Lou Williams scored 31 points off the bench, James Harden finished with 22 points and 12 assists, and the Houston Rockets never trailed while cruising to a 137-125 victory over the Oklahoma City Thunder

Clippers clinch playoff berth with 108-95 victory…

Jamal Crawford scored 28 points, and the Los Angeles Clippers beat the Utah Jazz 108-95 to clinch a playoff berth for the sixth straight year

Streaking Bucks beat Hawks 100-97, position for postseason

Giannis Antetokounmpo picked up his second straight double-double with 34 points and 13 rebounds, and the Milwaukee Bucks held on in the closing minutes for a 100-97 win over the Atlanta Hawks

Lakers honor Shaq with high-flying statue outside…

The Lakers have honored Shaquille O'Neal with a bronze statue of the Hall of Fame center who helped them to three consecutive NBA titles in better days

Wizards jump out early, cruise to 129-108 victory over Nets

John Wall scored 22 points despite dealing with migraine headache symptoms earlier in the day, Bradley Beal added 19 points and the Washington Wizards defeated the Brooklyn Nets 129-108