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Tim MacMahon ESPN Staff Writer 

Mike D'Antoni on James Harden: "We think he's playing. We'll see." He's listed as questionable due to a cervical strain.

Royce Young ESPN Staff Writer 

The NBA announces Russell Westbrook will not have his 16th technical rescinded and is suspended for Monday's game against the Heat. Through the remainder of the regular season, every two technicals for Westbrook will results in a one game suspension. The technical count resets for the postseason.

Bobby Marks ESPN 

The one game suspension for Russell Westbrook will cost the guard $245,891. Westbrook has 16 technical fouls and will be suspended again when he picks up no. 18. The suspension will save the Thunder $522,521 toward the luxury tax.

Ian Begley ESPN Staff Writer 

Players always dream of making game-winning shots. Mario Hezonja was asked if he ever dreamed about making a game-winning block: “That's what I was saying too. To (Knicks GM) Scott Perrry and (team president) Steve Mills: If you sign me because (of) this defense, you're crazy," Hezonja said with a laugh. "I've never played like this. It happens you know. Especially now. If you look at guys like Klay Thompson and Kawhi (Leonard) and stuff like that: they are as effective on offense as they are on defense and that's what the NBA needs right now to win. That's what teams need. I'm trying my best to be one of those type of guys.”

Ian Begley ESPN Staff Writer 

Mario Hezonja was asked about the Knicks' approach against James in the fourth quarter, when James went 4-15 in LAL's loss: "He just missed shots. Don't get that twisted. He had (33), 8 (assists) and 6 rebounds. He just missed shots. If you are saying you are the reason he's missing shots, you are an idiot. Pretty simple… We did a good job of sending him of where he doesn't like to be, if I can say that because he likes to be everywhere. But yeah, overall good job by the team on playing defense on him."

Ian Begley ESPN Staff Writer 

Mario Hezonja on his approach defensively against LeBron James on the Lakers' last possession, which ended with Hezonja blocking James' drive and sealing the Knicks' win: “He's one of the most un-guardable guys in the world and one of the greatest players of all time. So it is tough. But when we're on the court, who cares? I think you gain respect by fighting for that, so I just didn't care. I wasn't trying to look around. I was just trying to play as hard as I can and try to stop him.”

Ian Begley ESPN Staff Writer 

LeBron James, Kevin Knox and David Fizdale huddled for a conversation outside the visiting locker room after the Knicks' win over the Lakers. Fizdale said earlier in the year that he hoped to connect James and Knox.

Ian Begley ESPN Staff Writer 

The Knicks close their win over the Lakers on a 13-1 run and LeBron James goes 4-for-15 in the fourth quarter. Not the kind of performance Madison Square Garden is accustomed to from James.

Ian Begley ESPN Staff Writer 

Mario Hezonja blocks LeBron James on a drive on the Lakers' final possession to seal the Knicks' 124-123 win. Hezonja is mobbed by his teammates. Emmanuel Mudiay had 28 points (8-11 shooting) and 8 assists. Damyean Dotson added 25 points on 10-for-20 shooting.