The National Basketball Association published a letter of gratitude to Kobe Bryant on Thursday after the Los Angeles Lakers legend said farewell to the sport with a fairytale 60-point performance.
The Sacramento Kings fired coach George Karl on Thursday after his first full season with the team, setting the stage for them to hire their ninth coach since last making the NBA playoffs in 2006.
They came to pay tribute, the rich and famous in their courtside seats and the less affluent up high in the rafters of Staples Center.
Kobe Bryant scored 60 incredible points. He carried a miserable Los Angeles Lakers team to an improbable comeback victory.
Stephen Curry and the Golden State Warriors took their last shot at Michael Jordan and history and they swished it -- for 73.
Kobe Bryant by the numbers after the Los Angeles Lakers superstar brought down the curtain on his 20-year NBA career on Wednesday:
The San Antonio Spurs got an unexpected push in their final home game of the season Tuesday but still found a way to win, just as they have in all but one game this season.
Los Angeles Lakers legend Kobe Bryant delivered a Hollywood ending as the curtain came down on his glittering 20-year NBA career on Wednesday in a fairytale finale.
The Golden State Warriors blazed to a record 73rd victory of the NBA season on Wednesday, thrashing the Memphis Grizzlies 125-104 to eclipse the 72-win campaign of the 1995-96 Chicago Bulls.
Jeremy Lin scored 19 of his 25 points in Charlotte's big second quarter to carry the Hornets to a 114-100 win over Boston on Monday night.