The 18 hours that might've saved Zion Williamson, Brandon Ingram and the New Orleans Pelicans' season
Losses were mounting. Injuries were ravaging the team. Whispers of unhappiness had gone public. Until a crushing loss and a players-only meeting reset everything.
Los Angeles takes on Phoenix in conference showdown
Phoenix Suns (12-8, fifth in the Western Conference) vs. Los Angeles Lakers (12-9, seventh in the Western Conference)
New York faces Milwaukee on 3-game win streak
New York Knicks (12-7, fifth in the Eastern Conference) vs. Milwaukee Bucks (14-6, third in the Eastern Conference)
Kristaps Porzingis (calf) to miss Celtics' tournament quarterfinal
Boston. Celtics star Kristaps Porzingis will miss Monday's in-season tournament quarterfinal against the Indiana Pacers due to his left calf strain.
New Orleans faces Sacramento on 3-game road slide
New Orleans Pelicans (11-10, eighth in the Western Conference) vs. Sacramento Kings (11-7, fourth in the Western Conference)