The Oklahoma City Thunder dealt the Utah Jazz a costly blow, riding Russell Westbrook's 25 points to a 90-80 win.
The Jazz were knocked out of the 8th seed in the Western Conference by the end of the night, after Kobe Bryant dropped 23 points in the fourth quarter to beat New Orleans. Los Angeles now control their own destiny and play in Portland tonight.
UConn quickly put hopes of a Louisville double-title on ice last night, routing the Cardinals 93-60 in the NCAA Women's National Championship for their eighth title.
New York continued their winning ways against Washington, winning their 13th in a row and clinching the Atlantic Division title for the first time since 1994. Carmelo Anthony led all scorers with 36 points.
Watch out field: Tiger Woods says he's back in his comfort zone.
Jay-Z will reportedly dump his share of the Nets to become an NBA agent.
Tweets will now count towards the MVP vote.
Jermaine O'Neal goaltended the winning basket for the Houston Rockets on a shot that wasn't going in. Welcome to the NBA in April.
The proposed Darrelle Revis trade with the Tampa Bay Bucs makes too much sense not to happen.
Jadaveon Clowney suffered a neck injury and may miss the rest of spring practice.
Ben McLemore officially declared for the NBA draft.
The Houston Astros have had a rather poor start the season, but managed to rack up 16 runs against Seattle last night, after scoring 11 in the first three innings.
The Yankees also went big, jacking five home runs on their way to a 14-1 win over Cleveland.
Jered Weaver will miss four weeks after breaking a bone in his left elbow.
Go a day in the life of Jeremy Lin.
Mandatory Gerald Green dunk appearance.
LeBron James couldn't find anyone to pass to, so he threw it off the backboard for a self alley-oop. The Heat tied a franchise record with their 61st win.
LL Cool J and Brad Paisley aren't done – despite the criticism. Here, they team up for “Live For You” which will appear on LL's upcoming album, Authentic.
Rocko decided to remove Rick Ross' controversial verse from his track “U.O.E.N.O.”
Do you care that The Jay Z"s have taken the capital you have given them and funded a communist oppressive regime?
— Stacey Dash (@REALStaceyDash) April 9, 2013
Killer Mike released his track from the Injustice: Gods Among Us soundtrack:
DID YOU REALIZE?
South Korea believes North Korea will test a missile this week, possibly today. They also believe North Korea was behind the cyber attacks from March, which were masked as if they were coming from China.
The President of France has called for an end to tax havens.
The Senate will vote on the gun control bill on Thursday.
A student has been arrested in Texas in connection with a series of stabbings that left 14 wounded and 11 dead.
How's Facebook's new phone app? It left the NYTimes asking, "Why?"
EVERYTHING I AM
President Obama/America's best-known Al Green impersonator hosted an event honoring soul music from Memphis. Oh, and Justin Timberlake was there. There will be a PBS documentary on the event next week.
GOTTA HAVE IT
Nicki Minaj goes up in flames.