The San Antonio Spurs secured their sixth straight NBA win on Monday night with a 106-92 victory over the Indiana Pacers.
Kawhi Leonard had 24 points and Tony Parker 15, including nine in the final quarter, as the Spurs (24-5) - off to the second best start in franchise history - remained unbeaten at home.
Boston snapped a three-game losing streak with a 113-99 triumph over Minnesota. Kelly Olynyk poured in 19 points for the Celtics and Jae Crowder had 18, with Andrew Wiggins' game-high 26-point haul not enough for the Timberwolves.
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Washington were 113-99 winners against the Sacramento Kings. Marcin Gortat had 27 points and 16 rebounds for the Wizards.
James Harden scored 36 points as the Houston Rockets rallied for a 102-95 triumph against the Charlotte Hornets.
The New York Knicks' four-game winning run ended in a 107-99 loss at home to Orlando. Nikola Vucevic tied his season high with 26 points to power the Magic to a fourth win in five games.
Atlanta made it four wins in a row by toppling the Portland Trail Blazers 106-97. Dennis Schroder (18) led six Hawks players in double figures for points.
Russell Westbrook scored 33 points and the Oklahoma City Thunder produced a 28-22 final quarter to edge the Los Angeles Clippers 100-99 at Staples Center.
The Brooklyn Nets halted a five-game skid with a 105-102 success against the Chicago Bulls. Brook Lopez led the Nets with 21 points.
The Utah Jazz, spurred by 24 points from Gordon Hayward, breezed to a 110-89 victory over the Phoenix Suns.