Teams in the Eastern and Western Conference of the NBA both had games on Friday, as the season began to heat up.
James Harden dropped 15 points with 5 rebounds and 13 assists to lead the Houston Rockets to a 132-90 defeat of Orlando Magic.
Stephen Curry was again on top as Golden State Warriors defeated the Clippers 115-105. Curry scored 38 points with 3 rebounds and 7 assists for his team.
LeBron James also had a fine day on the court, netting 28 points with 7 assists and 7 rebounds, to lead the Lakers to a 117-115 win over Chicago Bulls, for whom Zach LaVine also dropped 38 points.
Jerami Grant put up another good performance as he dropped 21 points with 10 rebounds and 2 assists to help Detroit Pistons to a 110-105 win over Phoenix Suns.
Donovan Mitchell helped Utah Jazz to a 131-118 win over Giannis Antetokounmpo and his Bucks side, scoring 32 points with 5 rebounds and 7 assists.
Gilgeous-Alexander led the Thunder to win 101-89 against the New York Knicks by registering 25 points, 10 assists and 7 rebounds.
Dillon Brooks was instrumental as Memphis Grizzlies picked up a 115-110 win over Brooklyn Nets. Brooks scored 24 points and 4 rebounds.
Gordon Hayward scored 26 points with 7 rebounds and 3 assists to help Charlotte Hornets win 118-110 over the New Orleans Pelicans.
Jayson Tatum helped Boston Celtics to a 116-107 win over the Washington Wizards with 32 points, 5 rebounds and 2 assists.
Fred VanVleets scored 34 points with 3 rebounds and 7 assists to help Toronto Raptors to win 144-123 over the Sacramento Kings.