Warriors defeat Raptors; Cavaliers lose without LeBron; Clippers fall at home

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Wizards (2-8) 102, Sixers (2-9) 109

Jahlil Okafor (19/5/2) led Philly in the absence of Joel Embiid, but it was a team effort that got the job done. Ersan Ilyasova (16/4/0), Dario Saric (13/12/1) and Nik Stauskas (15/1/2) all showed up.

John Wall (27/4/6) tasted defeat yet again as the Wizards were without Bradley Beal. Markieff Morris (19/4/0), Otto Porter (15/13/1) and Marcin Gortat (10/14/1) couldn't stop the rot.

Pelicans (2-10) 82, Magic (5-7) 89

Serge Ibaka's (16/1/3) points and Nikola Vucevic's (10/14/0) double-double led the Magic over the Pelicans, who were without Anthony Davis. 

Terrence Jones (26/9/2) stepped up in his absence but Orlando proved to be too strong at the death. 

Cavaliers (9-2) 93, Pacers (6-6) 103

Paul George's (21/11/5) first double-double of the season was enough for Indiana to overcome a LeBron-less Cavaliers. Jeff Teague (20/4/8) continues to make his early struggles a thing of the past. 

Kyrie Irving (24/2/7) and Kevin Love (27/16/1) did their best to lead Cleveland but James' absence was evident. No other player scored in double figures.

Mavericks (2-8) 83, Celtics (6-5) 90

Isaiah Thomas (30/4/6) and Avery Bradley (18/13/1) inspired Boston to a morale-boosting win after a tough run of results. 

Harrison Barnes (28/2/1) and Wesley Matthews (22/3/0) were the only Mavericks in double figures. 

Pistons (6-6) 102, Knicks (5-6) 105

Kristaps Porzingis (35/7/3) put on an offensive masterclass for a career-high. Supported by Carmelo Anthony (22/5/3) and Derrick Rose (15/5/3) it was enough to get the win. 

Detroit hung around to the very end thanks to Tobias Harris (19/10/1) and Kentavious Caldwell-Pope (21/4/3), who missed a chance to tie the game at the buzzer. 

Bucks (5-5) 100, Hawks (9-2) 107

Without Dwight Howard, Paul Millsap (21/8/3) was the game-winner for Atlanta with his team-high scoring. All five starters scored double figures and Tim Hardaway Jr. (13/1/3) was valuable off the bench.

Giannis Antetokounmpo (26/15/7) showed up yet again and Jabari Parker (23/8/3) had himself another strong night but their best efforts proved futile. 

Rockets (6-5) 103, Thunder (7-5) 105

Russell Westbrook (30/7/9) emphatically won the battle of two superstar point guards as Victor Oladipo (29/10/5) had a coming out night with a season-high 66.7% from the field. 

James Harden (13/7/13) was restricted to 4-16 from the field and missed an open three to tie the game with the score 100-103. Clint Capela (13/14/0) had himself a double-double.

Warriors (9-2) 127, Raptors (7-4) 121

Stephen Curry (35/3/7) and Kevin Durant (30/9/6) continued their impressive runs of scoring as Klay Thompson (15/4/1) struggled from the field yet again (4-15). 

It was a frustrating night for the Raptors as both DeMar DeRozan (34/6/4) and Kyle Lowry (24/5/5) picked up technicals for arguing with officials. 

Suns (3-9) 104, Nuggets (4-7) 120

Wilson Chandler (28/11/5) had a huge game off the bench to give Denver their first home win of the season. Kenneth Faried (20/15/0) had a double-double. 

Devin Booker (24/4/2) and Brandon Knight (32/4/4) made life uncomfortable for the Nuggets before they were able to pull away.

Grizzlies (6-5) 111, Clippers (10-2) 107

Mike Conley (30/5/8) and Marc Gasol (26/6/6) led the Grizzlies to a somewhat surprising win. Zach Randolph (18/7/1) and Vince Carter (12/3/2) were also impressive. 

Blake Griffin (25/8/3) and DeAndre Jordan (8/14/1) had their usual nights but Chris Paul (9/2/6) struggled from the field (3-11).

Spurs (9-3) 110, Kings (4-8) 105

LaMarcus Aldridge (21/6/2), Kawhi Leonard (20/6/1) and Pau Gasol (24/9/2) helped the Spurs to their ninth win of the season. 

DeMarcus Cousins' (26/17/6) monster double-double kept the Kings competitive but the sheer power of San Antonio proved too much. 

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