Jimmy Butler was in impressive form as he led Miami Heat to a 110-104 victory over the Los Angeles Lakers in the NBA on Thursday. Butler finished the game with 28 points, 7 rebounds and 5 assists.
Utah Jazz picked up an important 122-103 win over the Portland Trail Blazers in their NBA encounter. Donovan Mitchell scored 37 points with 5 rebounds and 4 assists in the game.
Cleveland Cavaliers defeated the Oklahoma City Thunder 129-102. Collin Sexton finished the game with 27 points, 3 rebounds and 4 assists.
Dallas Mavericks overcame the Milwaukee Bucks 116-101. Luka Doncic contributed 27 points with 9 rebounds and 9 assists in the game.
Paul George was instrumental for the Los Angeles Clippers as they picked up a 113-103 win against the Phoenix Suns in their NBA encounter. George scored 33 points with 7 rebounds and 3 assists.
Chicago Bulls defeated the Toronto Raptors 122-113 away from home in the NBA on Thursday. Zach LaVine scored 22 points with 6 rebounds and 13 assists in the game, and Nikola Vucevic also contributed 22 points.
Detroit Pistons defeated the Sacramento Kings 113-101. Cory Joseph finished the game with 24 points, 3 rebounds and 7 assists for the Pistons in their win.