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 condemned the Detroit Pistons to their fourth straight loss and boosted their own play-off hopes with a 104-91 victory.
Miami Heat halted the San Antonio Spurs’ nine-game winning romp with a 110-105 overtime 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.