LeBron James on Thursday scored 27 points with 6 rebounds and 12 assists as his Los Angeles Lakers team lost by 118 points to 109 points against San Antonio Spurs, who were led by veteran LaMarcus Aldridge, who dropped 28 points with 5 rebounds and 3 assists.
Luka Doncic and Nikola Jokic were neck and neck as the former led his team, Dallas Mavericks to an OT win over Jokic’s Denver Nuggets. Doncic scored 38 points with 9 rebounds and 13 assists, and Jokic scored 38 points with 11 rebounds and 4 assists as Mavericks won by 124 points to 117 points.
Portland Trail Blazers defeated Minnesota Timberwolves by 135 points to 117 points thanks to the heroics of Damian Lillard, who continues his fine form this season. He scored 39 points with 7 rebounds and 7 assists.
Cleveland Cavaliers were helped by Andre Drummond to a 94-90 win over the Memphis Grizzlies. Drummond scored 22 points with15 rebounds and 3 assists.
Brooklyn Nets in the absence of Kevin Durant beat the Philadelphia 76ers 122-109 with Joe Harris scoring 22 points with 7 rebounds and 10 assists.