Kevin Durant has 42 as Oklahoma City drops Detroit, 112-111
Kevin Durant scored 42 points, including 21 in the fourth quarter, and the Oklahoma City Thunder secured the No. 2 playoff seed in the Western Conference, rallying from 10-point fourth-quarter deficit to beat the Detroit Pistons, 112-111, Wednesday night.
Oklahoma City (59-23) had lost two in a row, but Durant brought the Thunder back with his 14th 40-point game of the season.
at Memphis 106, Dallas 105 (OT): Mike Conley made two free throws with 1.1 seconds left in overtime, and the Grizzlies grabbed the West's No. 7 seed away from the Mavericks while becoming the seventh team in the conference with 50 wins.
Atlanta 111, at Milwaukee 103: The Bucks finished an NBA-worst 15-67 hours after owner Herb Kohl announced he was selling the team.
Washington 118, at Boston 102: Bradley Beal scored 27 points and the Wizards clinched the No. 5 seed in the Eastern Conference. They will face Chicago in their first playoff appearance since 2008.
at Charlotte 91, Chicago 86 (OT): Kemba Walker scored eight of his 22 points in overtime to help the Bobcats finish the season with eight wins in their final nine games.
at New Orleans 105, Houston 100: Tyreke Evans had 25 points and 10 assists in a victory over the playoff-bound Rockets.