NEWARK, New Jersey - Philadelphia secured the final NBA playoff berth in the Eastern Conference and spoiled the Nets' final game in New Jersey with a 105-87 victory on Tuesday.
Thaddeus Young scored all 15 of his points in the second half to help the 76ers make the post-season for the second straight year and eliminate the Milwaukee Bucks from playoff contention.
Jrue Holiday and Elton Brand added 15 points apiece and Andre Iguodala had 14 points and nine assists for Philadelphia.
MarShon Brooks had 18 points to lead the Nets, who will move into a new arena in Brooklyn next season.
Tim Duncan and Danny Green both scored 18 points as San Antonio beat Portland 124-89 to clinch the top playoff spot in the Western Conference and push their winning streak to eight.
Wesley Matthews had 24 points for Portland, who lost their sixth straight and have one game left in a tumultuous season.
The Spurs secured the top seed with a second-half surge, winning 22 of their last 25 games.
In Washington, John Wall had 16 points and 14 assists, Nene scored 18 points and Jan Vesely had 16 points on 8-for-8 shooting as Washington beat Charlotte 101-73, handing the Bobcats their 21st straight loss.
The Wizards now have their first four-game winning streak since December 9-13, 2007. The 28-point margin of victory equalled their largest for the season.
If Charlotte (7-57) loses their final two games, they will finish with the worst winning percentage in NBA history. They play at Orlando on Wednesday and at home on Thursday night against New York.
In Indianapolis, Paul George scored 12 of his 27 points in the fourth quarter as Indiana downed Detroit 103-97.
Marreese Speights had 17 points and 10 rebounds, and Marc Gasol also scored 17 points as Memphis beat Cleveland 109-101.