Kawhi Leonard made the most of his return to Toronto, scoring 23 points to help the Los Angeles Clippers cruise past the defending champion Raptors 112-92.
Leonard looked as comfortable as ever in front of the Canadian crowd as he went 8-14 from the field and finished +21 for the game.
Meanwhile, Pascal Siakam continued his push for an All Star debut with a 24-point effort for Toronto.
A clutch three from Bogdan Bogdanovic sealed Sacramento’s dramatic 94-91 win over the Oklahoma City Thunder and propelled the Kings to seventh spot in the western conference.
The battle of the conference cellar-dwellers turned into a thrilling overtime clash as the New York Knicks defeated the Golden State Warriors 124-122 behind 36 points from Marcus Morris Sr.
Another 50-plus point game from James Harden saw the Houston Rockets dispatch of the Cleveland Cavaliers 116-110.
The Indiana Pacers outscored Boston by 15 points in the fourth quarter to topple the Celtics 122-117.
In the absence of Giannis Antetokounmpo, Eric Bledsoe went 5-6 from three to help the Milwaukee Bucks to a 127-112 win over the New Orleans Pelicans and extend their winning streak to 16.
Zach Lavine was also unstoppable from behind the arc, going 7-7 and finishing with 35 points as the Chicago Bulls ran rampant over the Atlanta Hawks 136-102.
LeBron James tallied his sixth triple-double of the season in the Los Angeles Lakers 96-87 victory over the Orlando Magic.
A career-high 40-points from Devonte’ Graham helped the Charlotte Hornets overcome the Brooklyn Nets 113-108.
Jeff Teague’s 32 points off the bench was not enough for Minnesota as the Timberwolves fell to the Utah Jazz 127-116.
The Phoenix Suns have fallen to eighth spot in the western conference following a 115-108 loss to the Memphis Grizzlies.