The Golden State Warriors needed a late rally to beat the Milwaukee Bucks, while the Detroit Pistons triumphed in Overtime over the Chicago Bulls in Friday's NBA action.
The Warriors found themselves behind going into the final quarter, but a late rally – led by Stephen Curry's 26-point double-double – saw the reigning champions win 121-112.
Michael Carter-Williams was the most impressive for the Bucks on the night, scoring 24 points, with four assists and five rebounds in a losing cause.
In Chicago, Andre Drummond had 33 points and 21 rebounds as the Pistons triumphed 147-144. Reggie Jackson scored 31 points while the Bulls' Jimmy Butler who scored a career-high 43 points.
The Phoenix Suns proved too strong for the New Orleans Pelicans, winning 104-88. Eric Bledsoe contributed 29 points to the Suns' cause, while Anthony Davis' double-double wasn't enough to inspire the Pelicans.
The Indiana Pacers continued their recent run of good results with a 104-97 triumph over the Brooklyn Nets.
Paul George was once again the main man for Indiana, scoring 23 points, claiming 10 rebound and assisting on three occasions. Jarrett Jack was Brooklyn's most impressive player on the night, scoring 26 points with nine rebounds.
Orlando Magic beat the Portland Trail Blazers 102 thanks largely to Tobias Harris' double-double, which consisted of 25 points and 12 rebounds.
The New York Knicks piled the misery on the Philadelphia 76ers, winning 107-97. Arron Afflalo scored 22 points and claimed seven rebounds for NY as the Sixers lost for the 27th time this season.
The Atlanta Hawks trailed by one heading into the final quarter before claiming a 109-101 win over the Boston Celtics.
Al Horfard achieved a 21-point, 10-rebound double-double, while Isaiah Thomas scored 29 points for the Celtics.
DeMar DeRozan scored 30 points as the Toronto Raptors beat Miami Heat 108-94.
Minnesota Timberwolves were made to work for their victory by the Sacramento Kings, eventually winning 99-95 thanks to Andrew Wiggins' 32-point double-double.
San Antonio Spurs put away the LA Clippers in the fourth quarter thanks to La Marcus Aldridge's 26-point, 13-rebound performance. Chris Paul scored 27 points and assisted 10 in a losing cause.
Dallas Mavericks beat Memphis Grizzlies 97-88 while Utah Jazz trumped the Denver Nuggets by the same scoreline.