May 13, 2021 | 8:30 pm EDT Update
Michael Grange: Nurse said he was happy but not surprised Khem Birch said he planned to play for Canada this summer but didn’t plan to shut him down to keep him healthy. Says these end of season games are important reps for him.
Rick Bonnell: Bismack Biyombo addressed the @Charlotte Hornets crowd for the last regular season home game tonight. His final words: “We’ll see you next week.” Been a while since that was appropriate.
Jason Anderson: Grizzlies center Jonas Valanciunas (back) is starting against the Kings tonight after being listed as questionable. Chimezie Metu is starting for the Kings. Luke Walton doesn’t expect them to “hug and all that … but I don’t expect anything to escalate.”