The Los Angeles Lakers played a nerve-wracking game against the Houston Rockets, winning by “half a basket” in the last second of the game. LeBron James scored a free throw and finished the match with 37 points, six rebounds, and eight assists.
Meanwhile, Luka Dončić struggled to lead his team, the Dallas Mavericks, against the Sacramento Kings at home. Domantas Sabonis was again outstanding, scoring 32 points with 13 rebounds and six assists. Dončić scored 25 with ten rebounds and seven assists.
The Denver Nuggets suffered a defeat against the Cleveland Cavaliers (121-109) despite Nikola Jokić’s efforts to score 18 points with 10 rebounds and seven assists for his team. Darius Garland led Cleveland to victory with 26 points with three rebounds and six assists.
The Boston Celtics managed to win against the Memphis Grizzlies by a basket (102-100), which was scored by Kristaps Porzingis just before the end of the game. He finished with an impressive performance of 26 points, eight rebounds, and an assist. Desmond Bane scored 30 points for the home team two rebounds and eight assists.
The Utah Jazz faced off against the Phoenix Suns in a thrilling game that went into two overtimes before finally ending in favor of the Suns (140-137). Lauri Markkanen from Finland was outstanding for his team, scoring 38 points while also providing an impressive total of 17 assists. Kevin Durant also shone brightly for his team, scoring 39 points while contributing eight rebounds and ten assists to their efforts.
Finally, Shai Gilgeous-Alexander led his teammates on their way to victory over visiting Portland Trail Blazers (134-91), where he scored an impressive total of 28 points while also adding three rebounds and four assists to his contribution to their success on the court.