Sacramento Kings 136 – 122 LA Lakers:
Sacramento Kings duo of Bogdan Bogdanovic and Buddy Hield spearheaded a 3-point barrage, to beat the Los Angeles Lakers 136-122, as they end their season on a high.
Nemanja Bjelica almost scooped a triple double, 15 points 8 rebounds 13 assist.
The Lakers who have already sealed the number 1 spot, led the game in the first quarter 40-30 after making 8 of 14 from 3-point range in the opening period.
But Bogdan Bogdanovic started the game for Sacramento Kings on the high, scoring 12 points on 5-of-7 shooting in the first quarter. Bogdan finished the game with 27 points Nine assist.
Buddy Heild registered 28 points, also making eight 3-pointers for the Kings, who levelled a franchise record with 21 3-pointers. LeBron James scored 17 points, 4 assists and 3 rebounds, but sat out in the second-half.
Boston Celtics 90 -96 Washington Wizards:
Boston Celtics fall to a 90-96 loss to Washington Wizards, after sitting out starters for the matchup, losing the last game of the season, Wizards win means they will win at least a game since the restart of the NBA season.
Thomas Bryant added 26 points 9 rebounds for Washington Wizards, fellow teammate Troy Brown Jr. had 17 points and 8, who had lost out in the race for play-offs for long, the victory spared them of some blushes as they could have been The the only winless team in the restart. Semi Ojeleye pumped in 13 points 8 rebounds for Boston Celtics.
Despite the victory for Washington Wizards, both team shot below 40% overall. Boston Celtics fell behind from the first three quarters, as they trailed 78-77, before scoring more than the Celtics in the fourth quarter. The Wizards held the Celtics to 22% shooting in the final 12 minutes.
Memphis Grizzlies 119 -106 Milwaukee Bucks:
Jonas Valanciunas scored his first ever career triple double, as Grizzlies beat Milwaukee Bucks 119-106, after the Bucks had played with string.
The win meant a whole lot for Grizzlies play-off quest, as it will now take them to the Western Conference play-in games. They will face Portland Trail Blazers.
Valanciunas scored 26 points 19 rebounds 12 assist, Dillion Brooks Finished with a game-high 31 points, while potential rookie of the year Ja Morant drilled in12 points, 13 rebounds 10 assists to record another triple-double for the Grizzlies.
Milwaukee Bucks ends the season with season best record of 56-17, with only few games ahead of fellow championship contender Los Angeles Lakers, the best team in the West which also went 3-5 in seeding games.
Phoenix Suns 128 – 102 Dallas Mavericks:
The finished the season with a perfect 8-0 record, after beating Dallas Mavericks 128-102, in one of the games played at the early hours of today.
Despite the impressive run achieved by Phoeniz Suns, they will still not be part of the NBA Play in games, ending their season on high. The Suns only needed the Memphis Grizzlies or Portland Trail Blazers to lose, but none of them lost.
Devin Booker scored the first 23 of the 27 points scored in the first-half of the game, Dario Saric added 16 points, Cameron Johnson had 15 points.
Boban Marjanovic scored a double double for the Mavericks, 18 points 20 rebounds, Luka Doncic registered a team-high 18 points.
Utah Jazz 118 – 112 San Antonio Spurs:
Rayjon Tucker 18 points help Utah Jazz beat San Antonio Spurs 118-112, in the final game of the season, played at the early hours of today in Orlando.
Jarell Brantley and Geroges Niang added a same figures, 13 points, while Donovan Mitchel, Ed Davis and Jordan Clarkson all scored 11 points.
Keldon Johnson scored a game-high 24 points for the Spurs, Marco Bellineli added 16 points.
Brooklyn Nets 133 – 134 Portland Trail Blazers:
Damian Lilliard continue beastly run of form, as Portland Trail Blazers moved a step closer to sealing a play-off spot, after narrow 133-134 victory against Brooklyn Nets ensures they will face Memphis Grizzlies in the final play-in games.
Dame scored a double double, 42 points 12 assist, Jusuf Nurkic registered a double double 22 points 10 rebounds, CJ McCollum scooped 25 points.
Caris LeVert recorded a team-high 37 points, while Timothé Luwawu-Cabarrot and Joe Harris added 19 points a-piece, for the Nets.
Orlando Magic 133-127 New Orleans Pelicans:
Franck Jackson scored a game-high 31 points for the Pelicans, who lost to host city Orlando Magic 133-127, in one of the games played at the early hours of today.
Nikola Vucevic had 23 points, D.J Augustin scooped 22 points and Wesley Iwundu added 15 points for the Magics, as they finish seaosn with a win.