The Los Angeles Lakers played a tense game against the Houston Rockets, winning by “half a basket” in the last second of the game (105-104). LeBron James scored a free throw and finished the match with 37 points, six rebounds, and eight assists.
Meanwhile, Luka Dončić lost 129-113 to the Sacramento Kings at home with the Dallas Mavericks. Domantas Sabonis excelled again, scoring 32 points with 13 rebounds and six assists. Dončić scored 25 with ten rebounds and seven assists.
The Denver Nuggets lost at the Cleveland Cavaliers 121-109. Nikola Jokić scored 18 points with 10 rebounds and seven assists for the defeated team. Darius Garland led Cleveland to victory with 26 points with three rebounds and six assists.
The Boston Celtics won by a basket (102-100) against the Memphis Grizzlies in their final minutes of play, thanks to Kristaps Porzingis’ last-minute shot that gave them victory (Porzingis scored 26 points with eight rebounds and an assist). Desmond Bane scored 30 points for the home team, two rebounds, and eight assists.
In addition to this, Finnish Lauri Markkanen scored a stunning performance for his home Jazzers in their game against Phoenix Suns, where he finished his match with an impressive total of 38 points and an astonishing total of 17 assists. Kevin Durant also had a remarkable game for his team as he scored 39 points while collecting eight rebounds and ten assists. The Suns emerged victorious after two overtimes by winning by one point (Utah Jazz – Phoenix Suns: Final Score: 140-137).