The sixth-seeded Brooklyn Nets upset the highly-rated Philadelphia 76ers 111-102 to take a 1-0 lead in their NBA play-off series.
Dirk Nowitzki announced his retirement after 21 years with the Dallas Mavericks while the Miami Heat’s Dwyane Wade marked the last home game of his career.
The Charlotte Hornets kept their NBA play-off hopes alive with a dramatic 113-111 victory over the Toronto Raptors.
James Harden amassed 31 points as the Houston Rockets downed the Los Angeles Clippers 135-103 at the Staples Center.
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.
LeBron James starred as the Los Angeles Lakers overturned a 20-point deficit to end a five-game losing run with a 123-107 win against the Chicago Bulls on Tuesday night.
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.