Cleveland Cavaliers secure playoff berth with a win over the Indiana Pacers, led by Donovan Mitchell's 33 points, and Jarrett Allen's 29 points and 13 rebounds.

By the Numbers
  • Cleveland Cavaliers clinched a playoff berth with the victory
  • Payton Pritchard scored a career-high 31 points for the Boston Celtics
  • Joel Embiid contributed 32 points, 13 rebounds, and seven assists in Philadelphia 76ers' win
  • Adama Sanogo had 22 points and 20 rebounds in Chicago Bulls' victory over the Washington Wizards
  • Jalen Brunson led the New York Knicks with 30 points and 11 assists
  • Nikola Jovic scored 22 points in Miami Heat's win over the Toronto Raptors
Yes, But

Indiana Pacers can still qualify for the playoffs with a win or a Philadelphia loss on Sunday.

State of Play
  • Boston Celtics have already secured the top seed in the Eastern Conference
  • Philadelphia 76ers and Orlando Magic are in contention for the sixth seed in the East
  • Chicago Bulls clinched the ninth seed in the Eastern Conference
  • New York Knicks guaranteed themselves a top-four finish in the East
  • Miami Heat are still in the running to escape the play-in tournament
What's Next

Indiana Pacers, Philadelphia 76ers, Orlando Magic, and Miami Heat have crucial games ahead that will determine their playoff fates.

Bottom Line

A flurry of standout performances and playoff implications shape the NBA landscape with teams battling for seeding and berths in the postseason.