The New York Knicks broke a five-game losing streak to beat the Miami Heat 124-121.
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.
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.
Will Barton scored 17 points as the Denver Nuggets hammered the New York Knicks 129-92 at Madison Square Gardens.
Giannis Antetokounmpo scored 35 points as Milwaukee beat Detroit 127-103.
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.
Alec Burks scored 29 points as the Golden State Warriors beat the Memphis Grizzlies 114-95 to snap a seven game losing streak.
Giannis Antetokounmpo got 38 points and 15 rebounds as the Milwaukee Bucks beat the the Chicago Bulls 124-115.
The Philadelphia 76ers climbed to fourth in the NBA Eastern Conference after beating the Cleveland Cavaliers 98-97 at the Wells Fargo Center.
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.