The Golden State Warriors extended their winning strain to 12 games with a extensive 123-110 feat over a Dallas Mavericks on Saturday.
Already positive of a tip play-off seed in a Western Conference, a Warriors (63-13) have beaten 9 opponents during their dominant run by during slightest 13 points.
Klay Thompson led a offset Golden State conflict with 21 points.
With 5 games remaining in a unchanging season, Dallas (46-31) seem unfailing to enter a play-offs as a seventh seed though will not be positive of advancing past a initial turn on stream form.
Bradley Beal scored a game-high 20 points and John Wall had 18 points, 14 assists and 6 rebounds to assistance a Washington Wizards kick a Memphis Grizzlies 92-83.
The Wizards (44-33), who shot 48.1 per cent while holding Grizzlies stars Marc Gasol, Mike Conley and Zach Randolph to a total 38 points.
Washington, who swept a array opposite Memphis (52-25), won a third true diversion and a initial of 5 highway contests over a final 6 games of a season.
Al Horford and DeMarre Carroll any scored 20 points as a Atlanta Hawks kick a Brooklyn Nets 131-99 and matched a authorization record for wins in a season.
The Hawks are 57-19; they also won 57 games during a 1986-87 and 1993-94 seasons. The group have already clinched initial place in a Eastern Conference.
J.J. Redick scored 24 points, ensure Chris Paul had 23 points and 9 assists as a Los Angeles Clippers kick a Denver Nuggets 107-92.
The Clippers (51-26) are only a half-game forward of idle San Antonio for a fifth seed. Portland, that is heading a Northwest Division, is positive of no worse than a fourth seed should it win a Northwest.
Reggie Jackson scored a game-high 29 points, including a go-ahead lay-up with 5 seconds left, and a Detroit Pistons erased a 15-point, fourth-quarter necessity to down a Miami Heat 99-98.
Jackson also had 11 assists for a Pistons (30-47), who were down 93-78 with 7 mins left.
Goran Dragic granted 21 points and 7 assists for Miami (34-42), who fell a half-game behind Boston for a eighth and final playoff mark in a Eastern Conference.
LaMarcus Aldridge scored 21 points and grabbed 12 rebounds as a Portland Trail Blazers degraded a New Orleans Pelicans.
Damian Lillard scored 19 points and core Chris Kaman tied his deteriorate high with 16 points to go with 11 rebounds for a Trail Blazers (50-26), who won for a sixth time in 7 outings.
Anthony Davis combined 19 points and 9 play for a Pelicans (41-35), who saw a finish to a four-game win strain and are one diversion behind eighth-place Oklahoma City for a final playoff mark in a Western Conference.
Rookie ensure Marcus Smart’s buzzer violence tip-in carried a Boston Celtics to a thespian 117-116 overtime feat over Toronto Raptors.
Boston (35-42) changed forward of a Miami Heat into eighth place in a Eastern Conference. The Celtics are a half-game behind a Brooklyn Nets, who mislaid during Atlanta on Saturday.
DeMar DeRozan scored 38 points and Williams combined 27 for Toronto.
Victor Oladipo scored 6 points in a final 90 seconds and Tobias Harris had 23 points as a Orlando Magic pulled divided late in a fourth entertain for a 97-90 feat over a Milwaukee Bucks.
The Bucks also unsuccessful to benefit belligerent on Brooklyn, that was rocked by 32 points during Atlanta though stays in seventh place in a East, 2 1/2 games behind Milwaukee for a sixth seed in a Eastern Conference.
Gerald Henderson strike a pushing layup with 6.0 seconds remaining, and a short-handed Charlotte Hornets kept their playoff hopes alive with a 92-91 feat over a Philadelphia 76ers.
Henderson’s expostulate came after a Hornets inbounded with 10.2 seconds remaining, after Philadelphia ensure Ish Smith missed dual giveaway throws with 10.6 seconds remaining.
Gerald Green came off a dais to measure 24 points as a Phoenix Suns survived a late shock to corner Utah Jazz 87-85.