About Last Night: Six latest updates to playoff standings

While Ja Morant and the NCAA tournament provided much of the basketball buzz across the nation on Thursday, the NBA was still in action.

Raptors' Kyle Lowry (ankle) sidelined Friday vs. Thunder

The Toronto Raptors say all-star guard Kyle Lowry will miss a second straight game with a sprained right ankle when the Oklahoma City Thunder visit Soctiabank Arena on Friday night.

Celtics' Smart fined $50K for pushing Embiid

NEW YORK -- Boston Celtics guard Marcus Smart has been fined $50,000 for forcefully shoving Philadelphia 76ers center Joel Embiid to the floor, it was announced today by Kiki VanDeWeghe, Executive Vice President, Basketball Operations.

Warriors' Cousins cleared to play vs. Pacers

The Golden State Warriors will have their best big man back in the mix again tonight, as center DeMarcus Cousins has been cleared to play against the Indiana Pacers (10:30 ET, NBA League Pass).

Reports: Suns, Fredette agree to two-year deal

Former lottery pick Jimmer Fredette has reportedly agreed to a two-year deal with the Phoenix Suns, bringing the former BYU standout back to the NBA after a four-season absence. Shams Charania of The Athletic -- who first broke the news -- reports Fredette and the Suns have agreed to a two-year deal, the second year of which is a team option. News of the deal was also reported by ESPN.com and 98.7 FM Arizona Sports.

Wolves' Rose, Teague, Covington expected to miss rest of season

The Minnesota Timberwolves are not officially out of the playoff chase, but to reach that difficult goal, they'll have to do so with a decidedly shorthanded roster.

Report: Bucks' Mirotic (thumb) to miss 2-4 weeks

The Milwaukee Bucks have been dealt another injury to their depth chart.

About Last Night: Embiid 'unstoppable' in Sixers' statement victory

With an 11-point lead at halftime, the Boston Celtics appeared to be on their way to a season-series sweep of the Philadelphia 76ers.

Giannis (ankle) out again as banged-up Bucks try to clinch division

The Bucks are staggering to the finish line of a special regular season.

Hang Time Podcast: D'Angelo Russell, Clippers' surprising season + 2019 Rookie Class

NBA.com writer Shaun Powell joins John Schuhmann and me to discuss the wild win by D'Angelo Russell and the Nets on Tuesday night.