Los Angeles Lakers also improved to 20-3 on the season with a comfortable 136-113 victory over Portland Trail Blazers.
Anthony Davis (39) and LeBron James (31) combined for just over half of the visitors’ points, leading them to a 13th win from their last 14 matches and 11th straight road victory. Damian Lillard’s 29 points, seven rebounds and eight assists wasn’t enough for the Blazers (9-14) who dropped a second match in three.
Jayson Tatum scored 26 points, Jaylen Brown added 21 and Boston Celtics blew out the visiting Denver Nuggets 108-95. Kemba Walker chipped in with 19 points as the Celtics (16-5) improved to 9-0 at home. Nikola Jokic had a season-high 30 points and 10 rebounds for the Nuggets (14-6), who lost for the third time in four games.
Chris Paul scored a season-high 30 points and Oklahoma City Thunder (9-12) pulled off a 139-127 overtime victory over Minnesota Timberwolves. Jeff Teague scored a season-high 32 points, and Karl Anthony Towns added 30 for the Timberwolves (10-11).
Boomers guard Patty Mills had 13 points, five assists and two steals in San Antonio Spurs’ 105-104 overtime win over Sacramento Kings. The Australian was one of six Spurs (9-14) to register double digits, led by LaMarcus Aldridge with 19, while Buddy Hield scored a game-high 23 points for the Kings who drop to 8-13.
Joe Harris had 22 points, DeAndre Jordan 16 and 13 rebounds in the Brooklyn Nets’ 111-104 victory over Charlotte Hornets. The Nets (12-10) won for the fifth time six road games, all while playing without injured Australian-born point guard Kyrie Irving.
Jimmy Butler drained 28 points and had his second triple-double of the week, guiding Miami Heat to a 112-103 win over Washington Wizards. Butler finished with 11 assists and 11 rebounds for Miami (16-6), who are 9-0 at home for the first time in franchise history. Bradley Beal scored 23 points for Washington, who drop to 7-14 on the season.
Blake Griffin and Andre Drummond both had 25 points to help Detroit Pistons (9-14) beat Indiana Pacers 108-101. T.J. Warren scored 26 points and Domantas Sabonis added 18 points and 13 rebounds for the Pacers (14-8).
Terrence Ross had 21 points and Evan Fournier added 18 to lead Orlando Magic past Cleveland Cavaliers 93-87. Collin Sexton scored 19 points, while Boomer Matthew Dellavedova had five points, four assists and two rebounds in his 14 minutes for the Cavs. Orlando (11-11) has won four straight while the Cavaliers (5-16) have lost four in a row.
Glenn Robinson III scored the go-ahead basket and finished with 20 points to help Golden State Warriors beat Chicago Bulls 100-98. Alec Burks added 14 points as the Warriors (5-19) beat the Bulls (8-15) for the second time this season, their only victories in the last nine games.