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.
Domantas Sabonis had a triple-double as his Indiana Pacers side won their fifth game in a row with a 115-107 victory over the Denver Nuggets.
Brandon Ingram scored a career-best 49 points as the New Orleans Pelicans brought the Utah Jazz’s 10-game NBA winning streak to an end.
The Utah Jazz extended their winning streak to 10 matches with a 118-107 victory over the Brooklyn Nets on Monday night.
LeBron James led the way as the LA Lakers fought back to thrash the Cleveland Cavaliers 128-99 to record a ninth-successive victory.
The New York Knicks broke a five-game losing streak to beat the Miami Heat 124-121.
LeBron James passed Michael Jordan in the all-time list of NBA career field goals as the Los Angeles Lakers saw off the Dallas Mavericks 129-114.
The LA Clippers’ NBA championship aspirations took a battering at the Staples Center as they went down 140-114 to the Memphis Grizzlies.
The Miami Heat turned in easily their best defensive performance of the NBA season to overcome reigning champions the Toronto Raptors 84-76 on Thursday night.
Reigning MVP Giannis Antetokounmpo dominated as the Milwaukee Bucks desperately hung on to avoid an upset against the Minnesota Timberwolves.
Former NBA commissioner David Stern has died aged 77, three weeks after suffering a brain haemorrhage.