Andrew Wiggins poured in 38 points as the Golden State Warriors upset the second ranked Phoenix Suns 122-116 in San Francisco.
NBA: Bojan Bogdanovic scores 48 points, Jazz rally to beat Nuggets; 76ers inch closer top spot in East
Bogdanovic went 16 of 23 from the field — making a career-high eight 3-pointers — to lead the NBA-leading Jazz to their fourth straight victory.
The Jazz improved to 48-18 on the season and the win - combined with the Atlanta Hawks' victory over the Phoenix Suns - allowed them to reclaim first place in the NBA and top spot in the Western Conference
NBA: Jayson Tatum explodes for 60 points, Celtics roar back from 32-point deficit; Kings spoil LeBron James return
Tatum's point total equalled Boston icon Larry Bird for the most points scored in a game in Celtic's history and he is the second youngest player ever in the NBA behind Devin Booker to post a 60-point game.
NBA: Phoenix Suns, Philadelphia 76ers secure play-off spots, Washington Wizards beat Los Angeles Lakers
Paul scored 15 of his points in the fourth quarter. The Suns improved to 44-18 on the season and are now two games ahead of the third-placed Clippers and one game back of the Utah Jazz (45-17) atop the West.
The New York Knicks were on their longest winning streak since a 13-game run late in the 2012-13 season.
The Lakers entered the game missing their two best players, LeBron James and Anthony Davis, but they overcame that with energetic play, strong perimeter shooting and a lockdown defence.
CJ McCollum starred late for Portland, scoring seven of his 23 points in the last two minutes as the Trail Blazers beat the Toronto Raptors 122-117.
James Harden was back after missing a game because of neck soreness. He had 44 points, 14 rebounds and eight assists. Brooklyn were still without Kevin Durant (left hamstring strain) and Kyrie Irving (personal reasons).
Orlando Magic registered a 112-111 victory over the Phoenix Suns.
The Los Angeles Lakers got a hard look at life without injured superstar LeBron James on Sunday in a 111-94 NBA loss to the Phoenix Suns.
NBA: Giannis Antetokounmpo records third straight triple-double as Bucks beat Wizards, Nets down Knicks
Antetokounmpo combined for 64 points, 26 rebounds and 21 assists in the two-game series at Washington that Milwaukee swept.
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NBA: Tim Hardaway Jr, Luka Doncic star in Dallas Mavericks win; Washington Wizards beat Los Angeles Lakers
Dallas were playing for the first time in eight days after two postponements because of a wintry weather blast in Texas. Kristaps Porzingis didn’t play after showing up on the injury report the day of the game with back stiffness.
Embiid added 17 rebounds, five assists, four blocks and two steals in a dominating performance at both ends.
Victor Oladipo scored 25 points and Houston Rockets shook off a terrible first quarter and held on late to beat Portland Trail Blazers.
The Lakers, who had won a franchise-best 10 road games to start the season, nearly kept the streak alive despite trailing by 14 points in the fourth quarter.
NBA: Jerami Grant helps Detroit Pistons beat Phoenix Suns; Milwaukee Bucks suffer first home loss against Utah Jazz
LeBron James had 28 points, seven rebounds and seven assists, and Los Angeles overcame the absence of two injured starters to beat Chicago.
'An embarrassing and shameful day in our country': NBA reacts to Capitol Hill violence, Jacob Blake decision
At the Capitol, a mob delayed Congress from certifying the results of November's election and paving the way for President-elect Joe Biden to be sworn in later this month.
Stephen Curry had the highest-scoring game in the NBA this season, finishing 18 for 31 and 8 of 16 on 3-pointers after beginning with a 21-point first quarter.