The sixth-seeded Brooklyn Nets upset the highly-rated Philadelphia 76ers 111-102 to take a 1-0 lead in their NBA play-off series.
The Detroit Pistons sealed the final NBA play-off spot with a 115-89 victory over the New York Knicks.
Dirk Nowitzki announced his retirement after 21 years with the Dallas Mavericks while the Miami Heat’s Dwyane Wade marked the last home game of his career.
The Charlotte Hornets condemned the Detroit Pistons to their fourth straight loss and boosted their own play-off hopes with a 104-91 victory.
The Golden State Warriors earned their fifth Pacific Division title in a row with a 137-90 win over the Charlotte Hornets.
A free throw from Karl-Anthony Towns with half a second remaining clinched a 131-130 overtime victory for the Minnesota Timberwolves against the Golden State Warriors.
Jeremy Lamb’s incredible buzzer-beater from almost 50 feet secured the Charlotte Hornets a dramatic victory against the Toronto Raptors.
The Charlotte Hornets produced a superb late fightback to keep alive their hopes of an NBA play-off place with a 124-117 victory over the Boston Celtics.
Steph Curry hit 36 points as the Golden State Warriors regained their top spot in the Western Conference with a win over the Minnesota Timberwolves.
Klay Thompson returned from a two-game absence to score 39 points as the Golden State Warriors bounced back from their worst loss of the season to beat the Denver Nuggets 122-105 on Friday night.
The Houston Rockets held off a late rally from the Boston Celtics to record their fifth win in a row.
The Miami Heat kept their play-off hopes on track after posting their biggest win of the season over the Brooklyn Nets.
Dwyane Wade claimed a winning three-pointer on the buzzer as the Miami Heat returned to winning ways with a dramatic 126-125 victory over the Golden State Warriors.