Kevin Durant made his return from injury as the Brooklyn Nets went down 113-107 against the Miami Heat in their NBA clash. Durant led all scorers in the game with 31 points, but Bam Adebayo recorded 30 points. Tyler Herro also scored 27 points for the Eastern Conference leaders.
The Dallas Mavericks handed the Golden State Warriors their 7th defeat in the last 10 games by a 122-113 scoreline. Luka Doncic led the scoring with 41 points and 10 rebounds for the Mavericks.
The Los Angeles Clippers defeated the Los Angeles Lakers 132-111 to complete a season sweep, having won all four games against the Lakers. Reggie Jackson scored a season-high 36 points for the Clippers
The Boston Celtics defeated the Memphis Grizzlies 120-107. The Celtics continued their impressive run of form as Jayson Tatum went head-to-head with Ja Morant. Tatum finished the game with 37 points for the Celtics, while Morant recorded 38 points for the Grizzlies.
The Detroit Pistons defeated the Toronto Raptors 108-106. Jerami Grant led the scoring for the Pistons with 26 points as Saddiq Bey recorded 23 points. Cade Cunningham contributed 22 points and 12 rebounds for the Pistons in the game. Precious Achiuwa contributed 18 points and seven rebounds for the Raptors.
Sacramento Kings defeated the San Antonio Spurs 115-112. Harrison Barnes scored 27 points for the Kings, and DeAaron Fox scored 26 points in the game.
Atlanta Hawks defeated the Chicago Bulls 130-124. Trae Young led the scoring in the game with 39 points and 13 assists as D’Tigers hopeful Ayo Dosunmu scored 15 points for the Bulls.