Los Angeles Clippers (46-23, third in the Western Conference) vs. Charlotte Hornets (33-36, eighth in the Eastern Conference) Charlotte; Thursday, 7 p.m. EDT BOTTOM LINE: The Charlotte Hornets host the Los Angeles Clippers in non-conference play. The Hornets have gone 18-17 in home games.
Talen Horton-Tucker hit the decisive 3-pointer with 21.1 seconds left in overtime, lifting the Los Angeles Lakers to a 101-99 victory over the visiting New York Knicks on Tuesday night. Heat clinch playoff spot with victory in Boston WATCH: Tuesday's best plays and performances Updated NBA standings New York Knicks 99 - 101 Los Angeles Lakers The 20-year-old guard scored eight of his 13 points in extra time.
Ivica Zubac will be starting over Serge Ibaka for the rest of the season, and Kawhi Leonard trusts both him and the decision. Zubac was the starter for the Clippers last season, so this isn't anything new for Kawhi Leonard. The two already have good chemistry, and things are trending in the right direction as they continue to communicate on the court.