The Dallas Mavericks are playoff bound and head coach Rick Carlisle is delighted to have avoided the play-in tournament.
Joel Embiid's spotty attendance record appears to be the only justification for Nikola Jokic becoming the clear MVP favourite.
Kyrie Irving appears to have found his best for the Brooklyn Nets as the playoffs near, but the same cannot be said for Kawhi Leonard.
Anthony Davis was the hero on Sunday as the New York Knicks topped the Los Angeles Clippers.
Bojan Bogdanovic scored a career-high 48 points as the Utah Jazz stayed on top in the Western Conference.
Russell Westbrook and Bradley Beal led the Washington Wizards to an overtime win against the Toronto Raptors.
The Indiana Pacers showed no mercy against the Oklahoma City Thunder, while the Denver Nuggets took down the Los Angeles Clippers.
The Brooklyn Nets sealed their postseason spot, while the Portland Trail Blazers put on a shooting display against the Indiana Pacers.
The Dallas Mavericks were indebted to talisman Luka Doncic after stealing a last-gasp win over the Memphis Grizzlies.
Philadelphia moved ahead of Brooklyn in the Eastern Conference, while Luka Doncic stunned the Grizzlies in Memphis.