A buzzer-beating three-pointer from Damian Lillard earned the Portland Trail Blazers a place in the second round of the NBA play-offs as his side clinched a narrow 118-115 victory over the Oklahoma City Thunder.
The Brooklyn Nets strengthened their play-off hopes with a 133-128 win over the NBA-leading Milwaukee Bucks.
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.
The Golden State Warriors became the first team in the Western Conference to clinch a play-off spot with a 110-88 win over the Oklahoma City Thunder.
Kemba Walker put up 40 points but James Harden and his Houston Rockets proved too strong in a 118-106 victory.
The Phoenix Suns overcame a 10-point deficit in the fourth quarter to beat the NBA’s leading side the Milwaukee Bucks 114-105.
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.
Cynthia Erivo has apologised after forgetting the words to the US national anthem while performing before a basketball game.