Saturday, April 5
Washington at Chicago (8:30 p.m. EDT). Gilbert Arenas is back in the lineup for Washington, scoring 19 points in a loss to the Bucks on Wednesday night.

Sunday, April 6
Houston at L.A. Clippers (9:30 p.m. EDT). The Rockets are tied with Phoenix for fifth place in the Western Conference.

-Chris Paul, Hornets, had 33 points and 15 assists, leading New Orleans to a 118-110 win against New York.
-Andre Iguodala, 76ers, had 30 points and 10 assists in Philadelphia's 109-104 victory over Atlanta.
-Lamar Odom and Kobe Bryant, Lakers. Odom scored a season-high 31 points and Bryant added 25 points and 10 rebounds, to lead Los Angeles to a 112-108 victory over Dallas.
-Caron Butler, Wizards, scored 29 points and Washington beat Miami 109-95.
-Andris Biedrins, Warriors, had 21 points and 17 rebounds, to lead Golden State to a 117-86 victory over Memphis.

The Philadelphia 76ers beat the Atlanta Hawks 109-104 to earn their first playoff spot in three years on Friday night. ... Washington beat Miami 109-95 to clinch a playoff spot for the fourth straight season. ... New Orleans clinched a playoff berth by beating New York 118-110. ... Toronto lost to Charlotte 105-100, but clinched a playoff berth when the Wizards beat the Heat . ... The Los Angeles Lakers clinched a playoff berth with a 112-108 victory over Dallas.

Mehmet Okur had 17 points and 16 rebounds and Utah ended San Antonio's eight-game winning streak, beating the Spurs 90-64 on Friday night. The Spurs' 64 points tied their lowest point total in franchise history.

Joe Johnson led Atlanta with 32 points, but the Hawks fell to Philadelphia 109-104 on Friday night. ... Ricky Davis had a season-high 33 points in Miami's 109-95 loss to Washington.

Detroit got 45 points from its reserves, led by 14 from rookie Rodney Stuckey in its 106-87 win over New Jersey on Friday night.

Milwaukee Bucks rookie forward Yi Jianlian will miss the final eight games of the regular season with a sprained medial collateral ligament in his left knee. Yi, the No. 6 pick in the 2007 draft, hurt his knee early in the first quarter of the Bucks' victory over the Washington Wizards on Wednesday.

``This Godforsaken season has got to be over with.'' - Miami coach Pat Riley after the Heat dropped their sixth straight, 109-95 on Friday night.

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