Bucks 103, Celtics 100
Giannis Antetokounmpo had 22 points and nine rebounds, and Milwaukee knocked host Boston out of first place in the Eastern Conference with a win on Wednesday night.
Malcolm Brogdon, one of the leading contenders for NBA Rookie of the Year, finished with 16 points and nine assists. He had six key points in the final 2:46 to help Milwaukee fend off a late Boston charge.
The Bucks (39-36) have won five out of six, including four straight on the road.
Thunder 114,?Magic 106 (OT)
Russell Westbrook had 57 points, 13 rebounds and 11 assists to lead Oklahoma City over host Orlando in overtime.
Westbrook led the Thunder from behind by as many as 21 points in the second half as he recorded his 38th triple-double of the season. Westbrook hit the tying 3-pointer with 7.1 seconds remaining to force the extra period.
Enes Kanter added 17 points and 10 rebounds off the bench for the Thunder, and Victor Oladipo had 13 points.
Evan Fournier finished with 24 points and Terrence Ross added 23 for the Magic.
Hornets 110,?Raptors 106
Marco Belinelli scored 21 points, Kemba Walker had 19 and Charlotte beat host Toronto.
Walker hit two big 3-pointers in the final two minutes, including one that gave the Hornets a 104-101 lead with 37.5 seconds left. He also had four rebounds and two assists, helping Charlotte (34-41) stop Toronto’s six-game win streak.
DeMar DeRozan scored 28 points for Toronto (45-30), and Jonas Valanciunas had 14 points and 15 rebounds. The loss prevented the Raptors from clinching home-court advantage in the first round of the playoffs.
Grizzlies 110, Pacers 97
Mike Conley matched his career high with seven 3-pointers on his way to 36 points, helping host Memphis rout Indiana.
Vince Carter had 21 points and eight rebounds, and Zach Randolph finished with 17 points as Memphis snapped a four-game losing streak.
Paul George led the Pacers with 22 points, Aaron Brooks had 18 points, and Thaddeus Young finished with 16.
Indiana lost for the fourth time in five games.
•?The Pacers waived backup guard Rodney Stuckey a day after the team announced he would miss four to six weeks with a strained left patellar tendon.
Heat 105, Knicks 88
Goran Dragic had 20 points, nine assists and seven rebounds, and Miami breezed to an easy win over host New York.
Reserve James Johnson added 18 points for the Heat, who began play eighth in the Eastern Conference and a game behind Indiana for seventh as they continue a second-half surge that could carry them to the postseason.
Josh Richardson finished with 17 points as the Heat (37-38) improved to 26-8 since an 11-30 start.
Kristaps Porzingis had 20 points and eight rebounds for the Knicks, who were eliminated from postseason contention for the fourth straight season. Carmelo Anthony was scoreless in the first half and finished with nine points.
The Knicks fell for the ninth time in 11 games.
Hawks 99, 76ers 92
Dwight Howard had 22 points and 20 rebounds to lead Atlanta over host Philadelphia.
The Hawks have won two straight following a seven-game losing streak that stunted their push in the Eastern Conference playoff standings. Atlanta is still in the fight for a fifth seed with Milwaukee, Indiana and Miami.
Tim Hardaway Jr. and Kent Bazemore each scored 19 points for the Hawks.
Richaun Holmes led the 76ers with 25 points and Dario Saric had 15.
Pelicans 121,?Mavericks 118
Anthony Davis had 30 points and 13 rebounds, DeMarcus Cousins added 29 points and 16 rebounds in his return from a two-game absence, and host New Orleans beat Dallas.
Back from a right ankle sprain, Cousins played 40 minutes. His baskets included a 29-foot 3-pointer at the end of the first half and he was 10-of-12 at the free-throw line.
New Orleans won for the seventh time in nine games.
Jordan Crawford’s 15-point performance included a 22-foot jumper that put the Pelicans up 121-116 with 47 seconds remaining.
Dirk Nowitzki had 23 points for Dallas, which lost its third straight. Harrison Barnes scored 19 and Seth Curry 18 for the Mavericks.
•?Mavericks guard Devin Harris was ejected from the game after angrily protesting calls made by official Ben Taylor. When was assessed a technical, he went into a tirade and had to be restrained by teammates.
NOTEBOOK:?Kevin Durant to return
Golden State Warriors forward Kevin Durant has been cleared for noncontact basketball drills and could return from his knee injury before the end of the regular season.
The Warriors said Wednesday that Durant will be re-evaluated in the next seven to 10 days as he recovers from a left knee and leg injury that has sidelined him since Feb. 28. The NBA regular season ends in two weeks.