Two periods of overtime were needed to split the Brooklyn Nets and Cleveland Cavaliers, with the new look New Yorkers falling 147-135.
Zion Williamson scored 31 points as his New Orleans Pelicans secured a well-deserved 128-123 win over the Sacramento Kings.
The NBA’s newest ‘super team’ have wasted no time in giving the league a glimpse of what they are capable of, with James Harden marking a successful debut with the Brooklyn Nets.
The Houston Rockets began life after James Harden by beating local rivals the San Antonio Spurs 109-105.
Giannis Antetokounmpo recorded his 20th triple-double in a 110-101 win for the Milwaukee Bucks over the Detroit Pistons.
Joel Embiid scored 45 points as the Philadelphia 76ers recorded an overtime win against the Miami Heat 137-134.
Giannis Antetokounmpo scored 22 points and grabbed six rebounds on his return from injury as the Milwaukee Bucks saw off the Orlando Magic 121-99.
Kawhi Leonard scored 35 points – including 21 in the third quarter – as the Los Angeles Clippers rallied to see off the Chicago Bulls 130-127.
Miami Heat and Boston Celtics played “with a heavy heart” on Wednesday night after riots at the US Capitol left four people dead.
A last-second putback dunk by rookie guard Payton Pritchard helped the Boston Celtics squeeze past the Miami Heat 107-105.
LeBron James and Anthony Davis took over down the stretch to propel the Los Angeles Lakers to a 94-92 win over the Memphis Grizzlies.
The Indiana Pacers continued their strong early form with a thrilling 118-116 win in overtime against the New Orleans Pelicans on Monday, moving to a 5-2 win-loss record for the season.
Steph Curry has posted a career-high 62 points to lead the Golden State Warriors to a 137-122 victory over the Portland Trail Blazers.
John Wall offered hope to Houston Rockets fans as he powered his side to a 102-94 win over the Sacramento Kings in the NBA on Saturday night.
Anthony Davis notched 34 points for the Los Angeles Lakers as they pushed past the San Antonio Spurs 109-103 in southern Texas.
Devin Booker netted 25 points as his Phoenix Suns defeated the Utah Jazz 106-95 and moved to 4-1 for the first time since 2009.
Becky Hammon made history on Wednesday night by becoming the first woman to officially coach an NBA team during the regular season.
LeBron James had 29 points, nine rebounds and six assists but could not help NBA champions, the Los Angeles Lakers, avoid defeat to the Portland Trail Blazers on Monday.
Injured star player Anthony Davis was not needed as his Los Angeles Lakers demolished the Minnesota Timberwolves 127-91.
The Oklahoma City Thunder managed to repel a late rally from the Charlotte Hornets to claim a thrilling 109-107 win in their season opener.
It was blowouts galore across the NBA on Christmas Day, with the Brooklyn Nets and Los Angeles Lakers among the teams to record big wins.
The Miami Heat kicked off the NBA’s traditional Christmas Day schedule with a 111-98 victory over the New Orleans Pelicans.
The Boston Celtics prevailed 122-121 over the Milwaukee Bucks after Jayson Tatum hit a late three-pointer and Giannis Antetokounmpo missed a free throw with less than a second remaining.
Defending NBA champions the Los Angeles Lakers fell to city rivals the Clippers 116-109 in their season opener.
The NBA will return for a 72-game regular season after the league and players agreed to a new revenue-sharing deal amid the coronavirus pandemic.
Tributes have continued to pour in for retired basketball player Kobe Bryant after his death in a helicopter crash, with Jamie Foxx and Snoop Dogg writing messages for him.
The Toronto Raptors have won their first NBA title after defeating defending champions the Golden State Warriors in a nail-biting end to game six.
NBA fans will be able to watch some games through the eyes of the players this year through Twitter.