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7 Takeaways from Saturday Night's Arresting NBA Action
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John Wall was the player of the night on Saturday.

There were seven games on the NBA slate Saturday night, and six of them featured at least one playoff team. 

The only contest between lottery squads saw a milestone reached that only seven other men have achieved in league history. There was one big upset on the night, and your only hint is that it involved an enormous evening from John Wall.

Continuing a familiar and annoying trend, numerous playoff-bound teams sat marquee starters for additional rest.

The Miami Heat and San Antonio Spurs each sat two members of their respective Big Threes, the Atlanta Hawks fielded a D-League lineup, and the Denver Nuggets began life without Danilo Gallinari.

The only game not worth mentioning in detail saw the Milwaukee Bucks clinch their first playoff berth in three years, so congratulations are due to head coach Jim Boylan.

In the midst of all that—and with the March hare still driving the nation mad—here are seven takeaways from all the action on Saturday night.

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