Wednesday’s NBA slate felt more tedious than tantalizing. Still, there were plenty of storylines to suss through on the night's 10-game docket.
Despite being blown out by the plucky Charlotte Bobcats, the Indiana Pacers became the first NBA team to secure a playoff spot.
In Beantown, the Golden State Warriors continued their winning ways by throttling the Boston Celtics, while the New York Knicks put the Minnesota Timberwolves’ playoff hopes on what could soon be permanent ice.
Elsewhere, the Orlando Magic played a video tribute to a chorus of boos, the Chicago Bulls bested an old divisional foe and the Portland Trail Blazers put an end to an epic NBA record.
All of that, plus 24 points from a starting lineup at Barclays Center, next on NBA Takeaways!