The Boston Celtics handed the Los Angeles Lakers their biggest loss of the season as they defeated the Western Conference leaders by 32 points in Boston.
Portland Trail Blazers
LeBron James led the way as the LA Lakers fought back to thrash the Cleveland Cavaliers 128-99 to record a ninth-successive victory.
A late rally by the Portland Trail Blazers and the ageless skills of Carmelo Anthony proved enough to secure a gritty two-point victory over the Toronto Raptors.
James Harden turned in a dominant performance with 44 points, 11 rebounds and 11 assists as the Houston Rockets overcame the Philadelphia 76ers on Friday night.