The Boston Celtics beat the Indiana Pacers 110-106 to seal a series sweep and become the first team to advance to the second round of the NBA play-offs.
The Boston Celtics are a win away from round two of the Eastern Conference play-offs after taking their series lead over the Indiana Pacers to 3-0.
The Boston Celtics rallied from 11 points down heading into the fourth quarter to beat the Indiana Pacers 99-91.
Top seeds the Milwaukee Bucks opened their play-off campaign in style with a 121-86 thrashing of the Detroit Pistons.
The Charlotte Hornets kept their NBA play-off hopes alive with a dramatic 113-111 victory over the Toronto Raptors.
A free throw from Karl-Anthony Towns with half a second remaining clinched a 131-130 overtime victory for the Minnesota Timberwolves against the Golden State Warriors.
The Golden State Warriors became the first team in the Western Conference to clinch a play-off spot with a 110-88 win over the Oklahoma City Thunder.
LeBron James starred as the Los Angeles Lakers overturned a 20-point deficit to end a five-game losing run with a 123-107 win against the Chicago Bulls on Tuesday night.
Oklahoma City Thunder scored a dramatic overtime victory against Portland Trail Blazers in a potential play-off preview.
The Houston Rockets posted a sixth win in a row as they toppled the Toronto Raptors 107-95.
The Miami Heat kept their play-off hopes on track after posting their biggest win of the season over the Brooklyn Nets.