Fred Roberts scored 21 points and Jay Humphries had 20, including eight in a 15-2 second-quarter run, as the Milwaukee Bucks beat the Indiana Pacers 133-100 Saturday night and ended a four-game losing streak.
Jeff Grayer scored 14 points and Jack Sikma added 13 for the Bucks, who finished at 48-34 and in third place in the Central Division.Reggie Miller scored 15 of his 23 points in the first half to lead Indiana.
Chuck Person had 14 points for the Pacers, who came in with a three-game winning streak.
Milwaukee will open the first round of the Eastern Conference playoffs Thursday at home against the Philadelphia 76ers.
Indiana, which finished fifth in the Central Division at 41-41, plays the Boston Celtics in the first round of the playoffs.
The Bucks won the season series 3-2 and improved to 32-7 at home against the Pacers.
Knicks 108, Hornets 102
At New York, Patrick Ewing scored 26 points and Charles Oakley had 17 points and 24 rebounds as the New York Knicks surpassed the .500 mark at home for the first time all season.
Trent Tucker had a season-high 19 points for the Knicks, who concluded the regular season with a 21-20 record at Madison Square Garden. They finished strong at home, winning 10 of their last 13 and four straight.
Johnny Newman scored 21 points and Dell Curry 19 for the Hornets, who finished 26-56 overall in their third season.
A victory would have given them a 5-5 record in April, only the second .500 mark for a month in franchise history.
Nets 118, Heat 103
At East Rutherford, N.J., Mookie Blaylock scored a career-high 27 points and New Jersey took the lead early in the second half in what might have been Ron Rothstein's final game as the head coach of the Heat.
Miami finished the season 24-58 and it has won 57 games in three years of existence, all under Rothstein's leadership.
The 24 victories this season were a franchise record, but they still tied Heat with Sacramento for the second-lowest total in the NBA. The Kings play their final game Sunday.
The Heat played without Sherman Douglas (ankle) and Rony Seikaly (hip pointer) in finishing the season with a 14-game road losing streak.