Midway through the fourth quarter of the New Orleans Pelicans-New York Knicks game, the arena began to sway, the ground rolling beneath those in the building.
A 7.1-magnitude earthquake that hit Ridgecrest, Calif., could be felt in Las Vegas.
The game stopped and after a few minutes, the teams left the floor and retreated to their locker rooms. Play stopped at 8:20 p.m. and all of the remaining events at the Thomas & Mack Center were postponed.
Games continued at the Cox Pavilion because there is no overhead scoreboard in the Cox Pavillion. The overhead scoreboard at Thomas & Mack swayed during the earthquake, which was part of the reason those games were postponed.
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