DeMarre Carroll scored 24 points and the Hawks clinched the top seed in the Eastern Conference playoffs with a 99-86 victory over the Miami Heat on Friday night in Atlanta.
Paul Millsap had 21 points and Al Horford had 15 for Atlanta, which never trailed despite playing without injured guard Jeff Teague.
Raptors 94, Lakers 83 - Host Toronto clinched its second straight Atlantic Division title, beating Los Angeles behind 18 points from Lou Williams and 19 from Jonas Valanciunas.
Celtics 95, Knicks 92 - Isaiah Thomas scored 18 points and Jae Crowder had 17 points and nine rebounds as visiting Boston held off a late rally by New York Knicks for the victory.
Hot Rod Hundley dies
Hot Rod Hundley, the former NBA player who broadcast Jazz games in New Orleans and Utah for 35 years, died Friday. He was 80.
The Jazz said Hundley died at his home in the Phoenix area.
Hundley broadcast 3,051 Jazz games from 1974 to 2009. He joined the franchise before its first season in New Orleans in 1974-75 and moved with the team to Salt Lake City in 1979-80.
Durant done for season
NBA MVP Kevin Durant will miss the rest of the season and have bone graft surgery next week to treat a fractured bone in his right foot.
The Oklahoma City Thunder had said last week he likely would be shut down for the season. The team was trying to figure out why his pain remained long after he was supposed to be able to pl - Associated Press