NBA: James Harden records triple-double in Brooklyn Nets debut; Toronto Raptors beat Charlotte Hornets
DeMar DeRozan scored 24 points, Dejounte Murray had 18 points and 10 rebounds and San Antonio Spurs beat Houston Rockets to snap a four-game home losing streak.
Sterling Brown, who took Harden's spot in the starting lineup, had 23 points, seven rebounds and three assists in 36 minutes.
NBA: D'Angelo Russell, Timberwolves snap 7-game losing streak; Kawhi Leonard gets 10,000th point in Clippers win
This was the first time the Timberwolves had held an opponent to under 100 points since 2 January, 2020.
The 76ers came in at 7-1 and off their best performance of the season, when they shot an NBA season-high 61.7% in a 141-136 victory over Washington
On a poor shooting night for both teams, the Lakers were able to depend on James and Davis down the stretch. James and Davis combined for a run of 15 points late in the fourth to take the lead to 92-83 with 31.1 seconds left.
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.
The Lakers closed with a 9-0 run for their second victory over the Spurs in three days.
Becky Hammon, the assistant coach, took over the San Antonio Spurs in the second quarter after coach Gregg Popovich was ejected in a 121-107 loss to LeBron James and the Los Angeles Lakers on Wednesday night.
NBA: Joel Embiid inspires Philadelphia 76ers to win over New York Knicks; San Antonio Spurs beat Toronto Raptors
Embiid and Simmons have never dropped a game at MSG and the Sixers have won the last 13 meetings overall.
Tokyo Olympics 2020: Team USA men's basketball coach Gregg Popovich knows filling roster may be tricky
Game 7 of the 2021 NBA Finals, as of now, would be played on 22 July. The Tokyo Olympics Opening Ceremony, as of now, would be the next day.
NBA: For first time in 23 seasons, San Antonio Spurs miss playoffs; Portland Trail Blazers, Memphis Grizzlies advance to play-in tournament
Spurs were officially ousted when Memphis beat Milwaukee, and Phoenix completed an undefeated eight-game run in the NBA's restart bubble with a victory over Dallas.
Harden, who had 23 points in the first quarter, passed Calvin Murphy to become the second-leading scorer in franchise history behind Hakeem Olajuwon.
George Floyd death: San Antonio Spurs coach Gregg Popovich says he's 'embarrassed as a white person'
San Antonio Spurs coach Gregg Popovich said he’s embarrassed as a white person that George Floyd could die in such a nonchalant manner.
Coronavirus Outbreak: San Antonio Spurs' Patty Mills urges fellow Olympians to not be discouraged by COVID-19
“To my teammates, do not be discouraged by this adversity. As an Olympic athlete, your goal remains the same: To represent our country the best way possible and strive to be your very best," Patty said.
NBA: 'Personal reasons' keep Gregg Popovich out, Spurs get first win under Tim Duncan as acting head coach
Tim Duncan won more than 1,000 games as an NBA player. He got his first victory as an acting head coach on Tuesday night
NBA: LeBron James' 36 points power Lakers to victory; Nikola Jokic narrowly misses out on triple double as Nuggets win
James added nine assists and seven rebounds, and he hit five of his six 3s in that decisive barrage. Anthony Davis and Kyle Kuzma had 18 points apiece as the Lakers beat San Antonio for the third time this season, sweeping the season series
Kobe Bryant dead: NBA teams honour Lakers legend with 24-second, 8-second violations, Dallas Mavericks retire number 24
Kobe Bryant was remembered on Sunday after the five-time NBA champion, his teenage daughter and seven others were killed in a helicopter crash
NBA: DeMar DeRozan shines as Spurs snap Bucks' winning-streak; De'Aaron Fox, Buddy Hield power Kings to victory
Milwaukee defeated the San Antonio Spurs 127-118 on Saturday at home but could not maintain its early momentum in a rare home-and-home set of back-to-back games
NBA: LaMarcus Aldridge, Derrick White guide Spurs to win over Clippers; Bucks down Cavaliers for 10th straight victory
LaMarcus Aldridge and Derrick White each had 17 points, and San Antonio Spurs beat Kawhi Leonard and Los Angeles Clippers in NBA.
NBA: Anthony Davis' second-half blitz powers Lakers to win over Thunder; Luka Doncic shines in Mavericks' thrashing of Cavaliers
Get yourself up to date with all the happenings of the NBA in our comprehensive wrap of the day's action, including Lakers' win over OKC Thunder and Kawhi Leonard's clutch jumper.