The Los Angeles Lakers played a tense game against the Houston Rockets (105-104) and won by “half a basket” in the last second of the game. LeBron James scored a free throw and finished the match with 37 points, six rebounds, and eight assists.
Meanwhile, Slovenian basketball player Luka Dončić lost 129-113 to the Sacramento Kings at home with the Dallas Mavericks. Lithuanian Domantas Sabonis excelled again, scoring 32 points with 13 rebounds and six assists. Dončić scored 25 with ten rebounds and seven assists.
The Denver Nuggets lost at the Cleveland Cavaliers 121-109. Nikola Jokić scored 18 points with 10 rebounds and seven assists for the defeated team. Darius Garland led Cleveland to victory with 26 points with three rebounds and six assists.
The Boston Celtics withstood the last minute of the game against the Memphis Grizzlies and won by a basket (102-100) scored by Kristaps Porzingis a minute before the end. He finished the match with 26 points with eight rebounds and an assist. Desmond Bane scored 30 points for the home team two rebounds and eight assists.
The game between Utah Jazz basketball players ended in a tie between them after even two overtimes, but eventually, Phoenix Suns won by two points (140-137). Finnish Lauri Markkanen scored 38 points with 17 assists for his team, while Kevin Durant scored 39 points for his guests, including eight rebounds and ten assists each.