The Los Angeles Lakers made the perfect response to their dramatic midweek loss to the Orlando Magic, disposing of the Rockets 124-115 in Houston.
New Orleans Pelicans
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.
LeBron James led the way as the LA Lakers fought back to thrash the Cleveland Cavaliers 128-99 to record a ninth-successive victory.
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 scored 54 points as the Houston Rockets overpowered the Magic 130-107 in Orlando.
Will Barton scored 17 points as the Denver Nuggets hammered the New York Knicks 129-92 at Madison Square Gardens.
The Detroit Pistons claimed back-to-back wins for the first time this season with a 127-94 victory over the Cleveland Cavaliers.
Anthony Davis impressed on his return to New Orleans as he dropped 41 points on his old team the Pelicans en route to a 114-110 victory for the Los Angeles Lakers.
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.
A triple-double from Giannis Antetokounmpo powered Milwaukee Bucks to a sixth straight win as they beat Portland Trail Blazers 137-129 on Thursday night.