Sports Mole rounds up all the action from the final round of regular-season games in the NBA.
All 30 NBA teams were in action as the final games of the regular season took place last night.
The Indiana Pacers finished their campaign two wins clear at the top of the Eastern Conference following a comfortable win over the Orlando Magic.
The Pacers rested several of their starters ahead of the playoffs, but Rasual Butler and Chris Copeland each added 19 to lead them to the win.
The Miami Heat were unable to avoid a third straight loss as they were well beaten by the Philadelphia 76ers.
The two-time defending champions rested the likes of LeBron James and Chris Bosh, allowing the Sixers to beat the Heat for the second time this season.
Kevin Durant scored 42 points to ensure that the Oklahoma City Thunder finished the regular season as the second seeds in the Western Conference.
The league's top scorer this season helped the team come from 10 points behind against the Detroit Pistons in the fourth quarter, scoring 21 in the last 12 minutes.
The San Antonio Spurs slipped to back-to-back defeats as they were comfortably beaten by the Los Angeles Lakers.
The Western Conference's top seeds limited their starters during the game, allowing Jordan Hill to lead the Lakers to the win.
The Memphis Grizzlies beat the Dallas Mavericks in overtime to take seventh place in the Western Conference from their opponents.
The hosts were a point down with 1.1 seconds to play, but Mike Conley made two free throws in the final second to secure the win.
Jordan Crawford and Harrison Barnes combined for 71 as the Golden State Warriors edged past the Denver Nuggets.
The Warriors rested a number of their regular players, but were still too strong for their injury-hit hosts.
The Charlotte Bobcats head into the playoffs on a three-game winning streak after beating the Chicago Bulls in overtime.
Kemba Walker missed a late jump shot that would have given the Bobcats the win in regulation, but he scored eight of their 11 points in overtime.
The Houston Rockets head into the playoffs on the back of a defeat to the New Orleans Pelicans.
Tyreke Evans played through a knee problem to lead the team with 25 points, while rookie guard Troy Daniels added a career-high 22 for the visitors.
The Portland Trail Blazers maintained their winning streak, wrapping up a fifth consecutive win in their game against the Los Angeles Clippers.
The home side rested LaMarcus Aldridge, but Will Barton added a career-high 23 points in his place for the Western Conference's fifth seeds.
The Atlanta Hawks sealed a comfortable win over the Milwaukee Bucks despite resting players ahead of the playoffs.
Mike Scott started in place of Paul Millsap for the visitors, and led the team with 17 points as they surged ahead in the second half.
The Toronto Raptors were able to secure the third seed spot in their conference, despite a loss to the New York Knicks.
The Canadian side led by 21 points during the third quarter, but sending on their replacements allowed JR Smith to get the Knicks back into the game.
The Washington Wizards crushed the Boston Celtics to finish the season as the fifth seeds in the East.
Bradley Beal finished the game with 27 points as the Wizards extended their winning run to four games and climbed above the Brooklyn Nets in the standings.
The Cleveland Cavaliers also helped the Wizards move up to fifth as they eased to a win over the Nets.
Jason Kidd decided to rest his starters, but it proved costly as Tyler Zeller and Dion Waiters led the Cavaliers to the win.
The Phoenix Suns ended their season on a high note, despite narrowly missing out on a place in the playoffs.
Archie Goodwin added a flurry of late points as the Suns beat the Sacramento Kings, finishing just one win behind the Mavericks.
The Utah Jazz ended the season as the bottom team in the Western Conference despite beating the Minnesota Timberwolves after double overtime.
Trey Burke scored a career-high 32 points as the Jazz wrapped up their 25th win of the campaign.
The playoffs get underway on Saturday.
Results in full: Chicago Bulls 86-91 Charlotte Bobcats, Indiana Pacers 101-86 Orlando Magic, Dallas Mavericks 105-106 Memphis Grizzlies, Atlanta Hawks 111-103 Milwaukee Bucks, Utah Jazz 136-130 Minnesota Timberwolves, Houston Rockets 100-105 New Orleans Pelicans, Detroit Pistons 111-112 Oklahoma City Thunder, Los Angeles Lakers 113-100 San Antonio Spurs, Washington Wizards 118-102 Boston Celtics, Brooklyn Nets 85-114 Cleveland Cavaliers, Philadelphia 76ers 100-87 Miami Heat, Toronto Raptors 92-95 New York Knicks, Los Angeles Clippers 104-110 Portland Trail Blazers, Phoenix Suns 104-99 Sacramento Kings, Golden State Warriors 116-112 Denver Nuggets