Sport in Short: Basketball

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The Independent Online
CLEAVE LEWIS scored nine seconds from time to give Worthing Bears a 100- 99 victory at Leicester City Riders in the first leg of their National Cup semi-final. In the other semi-final first-leg, the holders, Guildford Kings, beat the favourites, Thames Valley Tigers 83-81.

NBA: Phoenix Suns 117 Minnesota Timberwolves 116 (OT); Charlotte Hornets 117 Sacramento Kings 107; Detroit Pistons 103 Boston Celtics 94; Indiana Pacers 127 Philadelphia 76ers 125 (OT).

MEN'S EUROPEAN CLUBS' CHAMPIONSHIP Semi-final series: Group A: Virtus Bologna 70 Limoges 67. Group B: Estudiantes Madrid 106 KK Zadar 72; Bayer Leverkusen 73 Pau Orthez 78; Olympiakos 63 Real Madrid 62; Benetton Treviso (It) 113 Mechelen (Bel) 95.