The Los Angeles Lakers will have to go through the play-in tournament, while the Utah Jazz finished with the league's best record.
The Philadelphia 76ers locked down the top seed in the east with a rout of the Orlando Magic as the Dallas Mavericks avoided the play-in.
The Los Angeles Lakers are desperate to avoid the play-in tournament and helped their cause with a last-gasp win over the New York Knicks.
Anthony Davis was the hero on Sunday as the New York Knicks topped the Los Angeles Clippers.
The Philadelphia 76ers stayed hot as Russell Westbrook equalled an NBA record on Saturday.
Russell Westbrook and Bradley Beal led the Washington Wizards to an overtime win against the Toronto Raptors.
Giannis Antetokounmpo scored 36 points, while Khris Middleton was crucial down the stretch as the Milwaukee Bucks clinched.
Anthony Davis scored 25 points in LeBron James' absence as the Los Angeles Lakers moved back up to fifth in the West.
The Indiana Pacers showed no mercy against the Oklahoma City Thunder, while the Denver Nuggets took down the Los Angeles Clippers.
Kevin Porter Jr. had 50 points and 11 assists to lead the Houston Rockets to a wild victory over the Milwaukee Bucks.