The Los Angeles Lakers played a close game against the Houston Rockets, winning by a single point (105-104) in the final seconds. LeBron James scored the decisive free throw and finished the match with 37 points, six rebounds, and eight assists.
In another thrilling game, Slovenian basketball player Luka Dončić lost to the Sacramento Kings at home with the Dallas Mavericks (129-113). Lithuanian Domantas Sabonis had an impressive performance, scoring 32 points with 13 rebounds and six assists. Dončić also contributed well with 25 points, ten rebounds, and seven assists.
The Denver Nuggets suffered a defeat against the Cleveland Cavaliers (121-109), with Nikola Jokić scoring 18 points with 10 rebounds and seven assists for the losing team. Darius Garland led Cleveland to victory with 26 points, three rebounds, and six assists.
The Boston Celtics held on to win against the Memphis Grizzlies by a basket (102-100), scored by Kristaps Porzingis in the final minute of play. He finished the match with 26 points, eight rebounds, and one assist. Desmond Bane had an impressive performance for Memphis, scoring 30 points with two rebounds and eight assists.
The game between Utah Jazz and Phoenix Suns was decided after two overtimes, resulting in a Suns victory (140-