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De’Aaron Fox hit 15/25 shots for 36 points, seven assists and four boards in a 113-110 a win over the Clippers on Sunday. The 12-11 Kings are now tied for the final playoff spot in the Western Conference.
Nolan Hickman is going to make a strong push to be Kentucky's starting point guard next season. Against Oak Hill, he finished with 19 points (7/17 shooting), seven assists, six rebounds, one steal and one block.
Rhyne Howard scored 22 points and grabbed 10 rebounds as the 15th-ranked Cats beat Missouri 61-55 on Sunday. Dre'una Edwards chipped in 10 points and nine boards. UK returns to action Thursday at Ole Miss.
Rhyne Howard had 16 points, eight rebounds and seven assists as the 15th-ranked Cats beat Alabama 81-68 Thursday at Rupp Arena. Robyn Benton had a season-high 15 points for the Cats, while Dre'una Edwards and Chasity Patterson each had 10.
Keldon Johnson continued his breakout season Wednesday with an 18-point, 10-rebound performance to help the Spurs come away with a 110-106 win over the Celtics. It was his second double-double in his last three games.
Continuing his standout rookie season, Immanuel Quickley scored 21 points in the fourth quarter and finished with a career-high 31 points in 24 minutes off the bench as the Knicks fell 116-113 to the Blazers. He also dished out four assists and shot 8/8 from the charity stripe.
Bam Adebayo shot 14/20 from the field for a career-high 41 points with five rebounds and nine assists in the Heat's 128-124 loss to the Nets. He now has a 24.38 PER, which ranks 15th in the NBA and would be the best of his young career.
Blair Green scored 18 points, while Rhyne Howard chipped in 14 as the 12th-ranked Wildcats defeated Auburn 76-71 on Thursday.