LeBron James led the way as the LA Lakers fought back to thrash the Cleveland Cavaliers 128-99 to record a ninth-successive victory.
Oklahoma City Thunder
A late rally by the Portland Trail Blazers and the ageless skills of Carmelo Anthony proved enough to secure a gritty two-point victory over the Toronto Raptors.
The LA Clippers’ NBA championship aspirations took a battering at the Staples Center as they went down 140-114 to the Memphis Grizzlies.
Alec Burks scored 29 points as the Golden State Warriors beat the Memphis Grizzlies 114-95 to snap a seven game losing streak.
The Philadelphia 76ers climbed to fourth in the NBA Eastern Conference after beating the Cleveland Cavaliers 98-97 at the Wells Fargo Center.
The Boston Celtics extended their winning streak to seven games, with the Spurs being their latest conquest in a 135-115 rout in San Antonio.
Kemba Walker made a successful return to the club where he spent eight seasons as the Boston Celtics beat his former side the Hornets 108-87 in Charlotte.
The Los Angeles Lakers trailed the the Chicago Bulls by 19 points in the second half until a LeBron James-inspired comeback saw them over the line.
Joel Embiid poured in 26 points to lead the Philadelphia 76ers to a tight 105-103 win over the Atlanta Hawks on Monday.
Golden State Warriors suffered another defeat and by a heavy margin, losing 120-92 to Oklahoma City Thunder.