Major changes occurred in Chicago and Sacramento on Friday, while Joel Embiid has another nagging injury to deal with inside of the bubble. (AP)
Raptors: "We will support the process as he and his former partner settle these matters."
Heroics were needed to get Portland and Memphis on the doorstep of the playoffs. For the Trail Blazers, Damian Lillard averaged more than 50 points - with a shot from a step inside midcourt in there as one of his many highlights - to lead the way in three consecutive down-to-the-wire, season-on-the-line victories. For the Grizzlies, Ja Morant and Jonas Valanciunas became the first teammates in Memphis history to post triple-doubles in what turned out to be a must-win game as well.