With Thursday's victory, the Sixers gained a half game on the Cleveland Cavaliers , tying the clubs for third place in the Eastern Conference standings. The Nets were able to take a 5-point lead against the Sixers, on the back of smooth ball movement and strong perimeter shooting. Pistons: Andre Drummond had 13 points and 15 rebounds.
Rangers) and Florida wins its final two contests, both in shootouts (Saturday vs. Sabres, Sunday at Bruins). If this scenario happens exactly like this - and again, it's improbable - the Panthers and Flyers will be tied in total points (96), wins determined in overtime and regulation (39), head-to-head matchup (1-1 series split, because the National Hockey League does not count the first matchup at a site where teams played twice) and goal differential (+1).
Let's move on from one good news to another, depending where your stance is, on Conte's job as Chelsea's head coach. Conte's hangdog appearance has inevitably led to speculation he will leave Chelsea at the end of the season, with former Italy team-mate - and ex-Chelsea boss Gianluca Vialli - even suggesting this week he "can't wait" to quit Stamford Bridge.
We were very pleased we got a draw at Anfield (in December) - I think it was my second or third game in charge. Jurgen Klopp is unbeaten in five games against Everton since taking over as Liverpool manager in 2015. For Everton , the end of the season really can not come quickly enough. It's not my job. Jürgen Klopp: Everton will be motivated on the highest level.
Bojan Bogdanovic scored 28 points on a almost ideal shooting night, Victor Oladipo added 21 and the Pacers pulled away from the short-handed defending champions for a 126-106 blowout - and their first season sweep of the Warriors since 2011-12.
In the scramble to find Khabib Nurmagomedov an opponent for tomorrow night, the UFC has apparently asked Paul Felder to take the bout, but it looks like the Commission's punted the proposal. The changes could mean that the main event of UFC 223 will feature two completely new fighters. Featherweight Artem Lobov , who is a teammate and close friend of McGregor, was also pulled from the card because of his involvement in the McGregor incident.