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Nets (3-5) 96, Knicks (3-4) 110

Carmelo Anthony (22p/7r/2a) and Kristaps Porzingis (21/8/1) led the Knicks in this city rivalry. Courtney Lee (13/3/1), Derrick Rose (14/3/4) and Willy Hernangomez (14/6/0) offered valuable support.

Justin Hamilton (21/4/0) and Brook Lopez (21/4/1) were the only two players to score double figures for the Nets.

Celtics (3-4) 93, Wizards (2-5) 118

Otto Porter Jr. (34/14/4) had a career-high scoring night, also claiming 3 steals and as many blocks. John Wall (16/3/7) was happy to let the forward take over while Bradley Beal (3/4/1) played 10 minutes before picking up a hamstring injury.

Isaiah Thomas (23/6/10) and Marcus Smart (20/3/1) both shot below 40% as they tried to carry the load in the absence of Jae Crowder and Al Horford.

Jazz (5-4) 98, Hornets (6-1) 104

Kemba Walker (21/5/6) led the Hornets in scoring despite struggling from the field (7-20). Marvin Williams' (19/8/1) contribution was vital as four other Charlotte players scored over 10 points.

Gordon Hayward (29/7/4) has started exceptionally since returning from injury. Derrick Favors (16/10/0) and Rodney Hood (20/4/4) also had strong outings.

Timberwolves (2-5) 123, Magic (3-5) 107

Zach LaVine (37/4/3) found his range from deep (7-9) as Karl-Anthony Towns (20/11/1), Andrew Wiggins (29/4/6) and Gorgui Dieng (12/11/7) had big nights at the Amway Center.

Nikola Vucevic (24/14/6) and Elfrid Payton (18/3/7) were the highlights for Orlando. Aaron Gordon (7/4/0), Serge Ibaka (11/2/0) and Bismack Biyombo (3/8/2) struggled.

Sixers (0-7) 115, Pacers (4-4) 122

Jeff Teague (30/2/9) appears to have found his rhythm in Indiana after a slow start and is developing a good understanding with Paul George (28/8/3). With Al Jefferson (18/6/0) on the bench, the Pacers were too strong in overtime.

Without Joel Embiid, Robert Covington (23/6/1) stepped up for the Sixers. He was supported by Dario Saric (14/12/3) and Hollis Thompson (19/6/3).

Bulls (4-4) 107, Hawks (6-2) 115

Thabo Sefolosha (20/5/1) did not miss a shot in the first half (7-7) as the Hawks rolled on to another win. Paul Millsap (16/11/6) and Dwight Howard (18/10/0) are developing a partnership in the frontcourt.

Jimmy Butler's (39/4/7/6s) huge night couldn't save Chicago as Dwyane Wade (25/3/3) continued his three-point shooting start to the season (2-5).

Raptors (5-2) 112, Thunder (6-2) 102

DeMar DeRozan (37/4/6) scored over 30 points for the sixth time. Kyle Lowry (19/9/13) came ever so close to a triple-double as he facilitated the play all night.

Russell Westbrook (36/7/7) was let down by his three-point shooting (3-12) and turnovers (8). Steven Adams (14/12/1) had a double-double.

Pistons (4-4) 100, Suns (3-6) 107

Eric Bledsoe (21/11/8) led the Suns to victory as his backcourt partner Devin Booker (11/2/4) struggled from the field (3-9). TJ Warren (18/3/1) and Alex Len (16/14/0) made vital contributions.

Andre Drummond (18/14/4) had another double-double. Kentavious Caldwell-Pope (27/6/1) was the game's leading scorer.

Rockets (5-3) 101, Spurs (5-3) 99

James Harden (24/12/15) had his first triple-double of the season as the Rockets were victorious in this all-Texas game. Ryan Anderson (20/8/0) was strong from three (4-6).

Kawhi Leonard (34/7/1) and LaMarcus Aldridge (14/5/2) both missed chances to send the game into overtime. David Lee (10/4/2) had his best night so far for the Spurs.

Trail Blazers (5-4) 80, Clippers (7-1) 111

Blake Griffin (22/13/5), DeAndre Jordan (16/9/1) and Chris Paul (19/4/7) put up their usual numbers as the Clippers continued their early form.

Damian Lillard's (8/1/1) and CJ McCollum's (8/4/0) shots deserted them as they went 10% (1/10) and 36% (4/11) from the field respectively.

Mavericks (2-6) 95, Warriors (6-2) 116

Stephen Curry (24/3/6) was a modest 4-8 from three after his record-breaking night. Klay Thompson (20/2/4) was a season-high 4-7 from behind the arc. Kevin Durant (28/10/4) and Draymond Green (16/10/4) had double-doubles.

Harrison Barnes (25/8/1) had another strong night on his first return to the Oracle Arena as an opponent. Andrew Bogut did not play. Dwight Powell (14/9/1) shot 75% (6-8).

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