Rockets guard James Harden and Pacers guard Evan Turner received double technicals after engaging in a head-to-head shoving match during Houston’s 112-86 blowout win at home on Friday.
Bucks guard O.J. Mayo was assessed a flagrant foul 2 and ejected for shoving Pelicans center Greg Stiemsma during Milwaukee’s 112-104 road loss on Friday.
The NBA issued Bulls guard D.J. Augustin a warning for flopping on Thursday.
Augustin’s flop occurred in the fourth quarter of Chicago’s 105-94 road victory over Detroit on Mar. 5. With roughly 10 minutes remaining in the game and Chicago leading 75-70, Augustin went flying to the court near the baseline seats after taking minor contact in transition.
The Knicks have offered a front-office job to Hall of Fame coach Phil Jackson, according to the New York Daily News.
Jackson will decide whether to accept the unspecified position — which the paper reports is “more than just a consulting job” — over the next week. The offer materialized after a meeting between Jackson and Madison Square Garden chairman James Dolan.
If you knew nothing about the outcome of Thursday’s Lakers-Clippers game, the above photo would serve as a sufficient recap.
In case you are interested in some reaction to the Lakers’ worst loss and the Clippers’ most lopsided win in franchise history (142-94), read on …
• Ramona Shelburne, ESPNLosAngeles.com: “[T]o reach that level of dejection, you have to be deeply invested in something, and the guys currently wearing the purple and gold really don’t have much connection to the franchise. Most won’t be here long. Some just got here. The rest are trying to figure out what category they fall into. ‘I’ve never been in a game where a team won by 50,’ veteran center Chris Kaman said. Never mind that the Los Angeles Clippers actually beat the Lakers by 48 points. The part of that statement that’s actually in doubt is the use of the word ‘team.’”