Streaks Continue: The Rockets extended their run to 17 straight with an impressive 110-99 victory on the road against Milwaukee. The Pelicans picked up their 10th consecutive W in Sacramento 114-101. Anthony Davis exited the game with an ankle injury and will likely miss Friday’s game against the Wizards, but is not expected to be out for more than a few days.
Raptors First to Clinch Playoff Spot: Behind a 42-point effort from DeMar DeRozan,The Raptors fought back from an early deficit to beat the Pistons 121-119 in OT. DeRozan found a wide open Fred VanVleet who knocked down the game winner with just over a second in OT. With the win, the Raptors become the first team to officially clinch a playoff spot. They host the Rockets on Friday in a match up of conference leaders.
Cavs Get Key Road Win: The Cavs have struggled on the road at times this season (16-15) but picked up an impressive W against the Nuggets, who have been tough to beat in Denver (24-10 Home). Lebron had a signature type game, just missing a trip-dub (39pts, 8 reb, 10ast). Jokic, who has continued his had 36 pts, 13 rebs, and 6 ast.