“The stepback 3s — he’s perfected that,” Rockets coach Mike D’Antoni said. “He’s got 16 3s [attempted] and they’re all stepbacks. I don’t know how he does it. He’s in a space about [a foot wide], everybody knows what he’s doing and he still gets them off. They’re not like they’re forced. He’s just an incredible player.”
March 18, 2019 | 9:33 pm EDT Update
James Edwards III: Blake Griffin-less #Pistons fall to the Kevin Love-less #Cavs, 126-119. Detroit is 0-3 in games in which Griffin has missed with rest. Pistons move to 36-34 on season and begin a West Coast excursion on Thursday, starting in Phoenix.
March 18, 2019 | 9:24 pm EDT Update
Eddie Sefko: Dirk Nowitzki hecks out at 7:23, hugs Rick Carlisle and high-fives pretty much anybody within his long arm’s reach. Mission accomplished by moving up to No. 6 on the all-time scoring list.