Norman Powell scored a season-high 31 points and the Toronto Raptors beat the Minnesota Timberwolves on Friday night, closing the game with an 11-0 run.
The Utah Jazz said they will "thoroughly investigate" an allegation from former NBA player Elijah Millsap that longtime team executive Dennis Lindsey directed a bigoted statement toward him during an end-of-season exit interview in 2015.
Jimmy Butler and the Miami Heat are continuing to claw their way back from a brutal start to the season. Butler scored 27 points, 14 of them in the final quarter, and the Heat won their fourth consecutive game by topping the Toronto Raptors 116-108 on Wednesday night.
Fred VanVleet is keeping the NBA all-star game in perspective after not being voted to the team as a reserve by coaches.