Joel Embiid fuelled the streaking Philadelphia 76ers as Russell Westbrook posted another triple-double midweek.
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.
Jayson Tatum tied Larry Bird's Celtics all-time single game scoring record in their over-time win over the San Antonio Spurs.
The Phoenix Suns reached for the playoffs for the first time since 2009-10, while NBA champions the Los Angeles Lakers lost again.
The Utah Jazz went down to the Minnesota Timberwolves, while the New York Knicks and Washington Wizards crashed back down to earth.
The Brooklyn Nets took down the Phoenix Suns, while the Washington Wizards stayed hot in the NBA on Sunday.
Anthony Davis finally made his way back onto the court, while the Milwaukee Bucks handed the Philadelphia 76ers another loss.
Paul George took over in the final minute as the Clippers rallied past Portland.
New York Knicks All-Star Julius Randle posted 33 points and 10 assists in Sunday's victory against the New Orleans Pelicans.