James Harden made his debut for Brooklyn Nets with a bang, scoring 32 points, 12 rebounds and 14 assists. Kevin Durant also dropped 42 points, 4 rebounds and 5 assists. He became the first Nets player to record 20+ points in 10 successive games in NBA history. They helped Brooklyn Nets record a 122-115 win over Orlando Magic. Nikola Vucevic recorded 34 points with 10 rebounds and 7 assists for Orlando Magic.
Toronto Raptors defeated the Charlotte Hornets 116-113. Norman Powell scored 24 points with 3 rebounds and 2 assists.
Memphis Grizzlies defeated the Philadelphia 76ers 106-104, with Ja Morant contributing 17 points and 6 assists. Shake Milton scored 28 points for the 76ers in the loss.
Jerami Grant was in impressive form as he scored 24 points with 9 rebounds and 6 assists to lead the Detroit Pistons to a 120-100 victory over the Miami Heat. Bam Adebayo starred for Heat, but his 28 point haul was not sufficient to lift his team.
Damian Lillard scored 36 points with 7 rebounds and 7 assists to lead the Portland Trail Blazers to a 112-106 victory over Atlanta Hawks.