Julius Randle was at his best as he led the New York Knicks to a 117-109 win over the Dallas Mavericks, their fifth win in a row in the NBA. This was the first time the Knicks had won five games in a row since 2014. Randle contributed 44 points with 10 rebounds and 7 assists in the game, making him the first man to record 40+ points, 10+ rebounds and 5+ assists for the Knicks since 1985.
Utah Jazz overcame the challenge posed by the Indiana Pacers as they won 119-111 on Friday in the NBA. Bojan Bogdanovic scored 24 points with 3 rebounds and 1 assist in the game.
Washington Wizards edged the New Orleans Pelicans 117-115 in a keenly contested encounter. Russell Westbrook recorded 36 points with 15 rebounds and 9 assists for the Wizards.
Philadelphia 76ers defeated the Los Angeles Clippers 106-103 in their NBA encounter on Friday. Joel Embiid contributed 36 points with 14 rebounds and 1 assist for the 76ers in the game.
Brooklyn Nets defeated the Charlotte Hornets 130-115 in the NBA on Friday. Kevin Durant recorded 25 points with 3 rebounds and 11 assists for the Nets in the game.
Detroit Pistons picked up a 110-104 win over the Oklahoma City Thunder in their NBA game. Josh Jackson contributed 29 points with 7 rebounds in the game for the Pistons.
Paul Watson recorded 26 points with 4 rebounds and an assist for the Toronto Raptors as they picked up a 113-102 win over the Orlando Magic.
Memphis Grizzlies defeated the Chicago Bulls 126-115 in their NBA encounter on Friday. Dillon Brooks finished the game with 32 points, 2 rebounds and 2 assists for the Grizzlies in the win.
Nikola Jokic recorded a double double as the Denver Nuggets defeated the Houston Rockets 128-99. Jokic contributed 29 points, 16 rebounds and 7 assists in the game.
Karl-Anthony Towns was instrumental as the Minnesota Timberwolves defeated the Miami Heat 119-111. Towns finished the game with 24 points, 5 rebounds and 5 assists for his side.
Portland Trail Blazers picked up a 107-106 away win at the San Antonio Spurs in the NBA on Friday. CJ McCollum contributed 29 points with 2 rebounds and 6 assists in the game.