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Stephen Curry quashed any lingering doubts about his fitness as he scored 38 points as Golden State Warriors secured a 12th straight victory over Sacramento Kings, winning 128-116.
Last year's MVP has been battling a shin injury, but he was on top form against the Kings, making eight three-pointers.
Draymond Green added 25 points as the Warriors scored 36 points in a decisive third quarter.
LA Clippers continue to make light of All-Star Blake Griffin's absence as they won a seventh straight game without him - 97-83 against Charlotte Hornets.
Chris Paul stepped up to the plate with 25 points and seven assists, while Center DeAndre Jordan had 19 rebounds.
Chicago Bulls' six-game winning streak was snapped by a 120-105 defeat to Atlanta Hawks.
Al Horford scored a season's-best 33 points with Paul Millsap adding 18.
Toronto Raptors beat Philadelphia 76ers 108-95 - an 11th straight win over the 76ers - while Detroit Pistons eased past Brooklyn Nets 103-89 and Washington Wizards continue to cast a spell over Orlando Magic as they beat them for a 12th successive match, winning 105-99.
Utah Jazz enjoyed a strong second half to their encounter with Miami Heat as they won 98-83.