Nikola Vucevic scored 17 points and Lonzo Ball had 15 as the Bulls won their fourth straight meeting with Toronto. Ball shot 5 for 9 from 3-point range.
Chinese broadcaster Tencent did not show the Celtics' opener against the Knicks on streaming services that typically air the games, an apparent response to Kanter's statements.
The Sacramento Kings had India's Princepal Singh, who played four minutes and eight seconds in the championship clinching game while scoring two points and getting a rebound.
NBA: Giannis Antetokounmpo jumps, Phoenix Suns rise but LeBron James, LA Lakers top merchandise sales
The NBA and its players union announced that four-time NBA champion James led jersey sales and his 2020 NBA champion Lakers were still the hottest money spinner in merchandise sales.
NBA: Brad Stevens replacing Danny Ainge as president of basketball operations in Boston Celtics shakeup
Danny Ainge, Boston Celtics' president of basketball operations, retired and coach Brad Stevens will move up to the front office to replace him. The moves came about 12 hours after the 17-time NBA champions lost to the Brooklyn Nets in Game 5 of their first-round playoff series
Before a last-minute surge, Los Angeles struggled in the absence of starters Davis and Kentavious Caldwell-Pope, who injured his knee in Game 3.
NBA: Jayson Tatum scores 50 points, Celtics cut deficit on Nets; Clippers get back series against Mavs
After scoring 50 points in Boston's play-in tournament victory, Tatum struggled in the two games in Brooklyn but steadied the Celtics in Game 3
Middleton kept his composure superbly to drain the decisive jump shot from 18 feet with just 0.5 seconds on the clock, handing the Bucks a 1-0 lead in the best-of-seven first round series.
No 7 Los Angeles will host No 8 Golden State in the Western Conference play-in with the winner taking the seventh seed and a spot against Phoenix and the loser having to play another game to determine the eighth seed.
The Lakers can take the No 6 seed if they win at New Orleans on Sunday and Portland loses to Denver that day. If the Lakers finish No 7, they will be in the play-in tournament against the No 8 seed.
The play-in field isn’t quite set. And nobody knows who’ll play anybody yet. Welcome to the final weekend of the NBA’s regular season
NBA: Bojan Bogdanovic scores 48 points, Jazz rally to beat Nuggets; 76ers inch closer top spot in East
Bogdanovic went 16 of 23 from the field — making a career-high eight 3-pointers — to lead the NBA-leading Jazz to their fourth straight victory.
NBA: Jayson Tatum explodes for 60 points, Celtics roar back from 32-point deficit; Kings spoil LeBron James return
Tatum's point total equalled Boston icon Larry Bird for the most points scored in a game in Celtic's history and he is the second youngest player ever in the NBA behind Devin Booker to post a 60-point game.
Health officials in Los Angeles County recently relaxed Covid-19 restrictions, clearing the way for about 2,000 people to pass through the turnstiles.
NBA: Warriors lose by 53 points as Raptors roll to historic win; Bucks continue winning run over Trail Blazers
The Raptors have been having problems of their own, winning for just the second time in the past 15 games and snapping a four-game losing streak.
James Harden was back after missing a game because of neck soreness. He had 44 points, 14 rebounds and eight assists. Brooklyn were still without Kevin Durant (left hamstring strain) and Kyrie Irving (personal reasons).
Orlando Magic registered a 112-111 victory over the Phoenix Suns.
Trae Young gave interim Atlanta Hawks coach Nate McMillan a winning debut over the Miami Heat, 24 hours after the dismissal of Lloyd Pierce on Monday.
NBA: Jimmy Butler stars in Heat’s 124-116 win over Jazz; Celtics snap losing streak by beating Pacers
Butler also added 10 rebounds and eight assists to lead giant-killers Miami, who have toppled the NBA's two most recent champions in the past week
Embiid added 17 rebounds, five assists, four blocks and two steals in a dominating performance at both ends.