The Boston Celtics handed the Los Angeles Lakers their biggest loss of the season as they defeated the Western Conference leaders by 32 points in Boston.
The New York Knicks broke a five-game losing streak to beat the Miami Heat 124-121.
James Harden got 41 points and a triple-double as his Houston Rockets won 122-115 against the Atlanta Hawks.
The LA Clippers’ NBA championship aspirations took a battering at the Staples Center as they went down 140-114 to the Memphis Grizzlies.
James Harden turned in a dominant performance with 44 points, 11 rebounds and 11 assists as the Houston Rockets overcame the Philadelphia 76ers on Friday night.
James Harden scored 54 points as the Houston Rockets overpowered the Magic 130-107 in Orlando.
Miami outscored Atlanta 18-4 in overtime as the Heat won 135-121 over the Hawks.
Giannis Antetokounmpo scored 35 points as Milwaukee beat Detroit 127-103.
Trae Young’s 24 points saw the Atlanta Hawks break a 10-game losing streak with a 104-79 win over the Golden State Warriors.
The Denver Nuggets had a 17-point lead at half-time against the Sacramento Kings, but the home side fought back to win 100-97 in overtime.
Josh Richardson scored a season-high 32 points to help the Philadelphia 76ers to a 113-86 victory against his former team the Miami Heat.