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 Atlanta Hawks and New York Knicks will feature in the playoffs, while James Harden returned to the court following an injury lay-off.
LeBron James provided an update on his status via social media midweek.
The Golden State Warriors won behind Stephen Curry's brilliance as Russell Westbrook became the triple-double king on Monday.
The Philadelphia 76ers stayed hot as Russell Westbrook equalled an NBA record on Saturday.
Joel Embiid fuelled the streaking Philadelphia 76ers as Russell Westbrook posted another triple-double midweek.
The Los Angeles Lakers suffered a third straight defeat as LeBron James exiting the game nursing an ankle worry.
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.
The Brooklyn Nets sealed their postseason spot, while the Portland Trail Blazers put on a shooting display against the Indiana Pacers.