Sports Mole rounds up all the action from Monday's games in the NBA.
booked the final place in the NBA playoffs by beating the Memphis Grizzlies 97-91 on Monday night. Phoenix Suns scored 32 points for the Grizzlies, whose win means that the Suns will play no part in the post-season games. Zach Randolph
gifted the top seed in the Eastern Conference to the Indiana Pacers after suffering a 114-93 defeat to the Miami Heat . Washington Wizards and LeBron James both sat out the game for the defending champions, who proved to be no match for the Wizards as Chris Bosh scored 25 points in the victory. Trevor Ariza
set a new franchise record by securing their 48th win of the season by beating the Toronto Raptors 110-100 at the Air Canada Centre. Milwaukee Bucks scored 25 points for the Raptors, and Greivis Vasquez chipped in with 24 more for the Raptors, who are just one win away from securing third spot in the Eastern Conference. Kyle Lowry registered 21 points and 14 rebounds as the Michael Carter-Williams beat the Philadelphia 76ers 113-108. Boston Celtics
stepped out of bounds to be denied a game-winning three point effort late on, and it was a pair of free throws from James Anderson which eventually secured the win for Philadelphia. Chris Johnson beat the buzzer with a jump shot to guide the Charlotte Bobcats to a 95-93 win over the Chris Douglas-Roberts in a dramatic game at the Philips Arena. Atlanta Hawks
The Bobcats trailed by 15 points in the fourth quarter, but managed to edge out the Hawks, who rested key players as they continued their preparation for the playoffs.
scored 22 points as the Mike Dunleavy remained in contention for third spot in the Eastern Conference by beating the Chicago Bulls 108-95. Orlando Magic added 18 points and 10 rebounds for the Bulls, who need to beat Charlotte on Wednesday and hope that the Raptors lose to the New York Knicks for them to clinch third place. Joakim Noah
made sure that they will have home court advantage in the first round of the playoffs thanks to a 104-98 win over the Houston Rockets . San Antonio Spurs scored 21 points for the Rockets, while Chandler Parsons added 20 points and 17 rebounds to give the team an added boost ahead of their meeting with the Dwight Howard in the playoffs. Portland Trail Blazers scored a career-high 41 points as the Tyreke Evans beat the New Orleans Pelicans 101-89. Oklahoma City Thunder
The former NBA Rookie of the Year also added nine rebounds and eight assists as the Pelicans ended an eight-game losing streak by beating one of the favourites for the title.
starred for the Nick Young as they ended a run of seven games without a win by beating the Los Angeles Lakers 119-104 at the EnergySolutions Arena. Utah Jazz
Young scored 41 points for the Lakers, who pulled away in the fourth quarter after being level on 86-86 just before the final period.
booked sixth spot in the Western Conference with a 130-120 victory over the Golden State Warriors . Minnesota Timberwolves contributed 32 points and 15 assists for the Warriors as they came from 19 points behind to beat the Timberwolves, who were led by Stephen Curry 's 40 points. Kevin Love Results in full: Boston Celtics 108-113 Philadelphia 76ers, Milwaukee Bucks 100-110 Toronto Raptors, Miami Heat 93-114 Washington Wizards, Charlotte Bobcats 95-93 Atlanta Hawks, Golden State Warriors 130-120 Minnesota Timberwolves, Los Angeles Lakers 114-104 Utah Jazz, Orlando Magic 95-108 Chicago Bulls, San Antonio Spurs 98-104 Houston Rockets, Oklahoma City Thunder 89-101 New Orleans Pelicans, Memphis Grizzlies 97-91 Phoenix Suns
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