The Chicago Bulls beat the Indiana Pacers 108-106 on a buzzer-beating three-pointer by DeMar DeRozan. In a game in which the lead changed hands 12 times, DeRozan led the Bulls with 28 points, Coby White had 24, and Nikola Vucevic had his fourth consecutive double-double.
The Eastern Conference leaders’ winning streak now stands at six games. The Pacers have already lost three games in a straight after missing six players due to Covid-19 protocols.
On the day after his 37th birthday, LeBron James scored 43 points and grabbed 14 rebounds to lead the Los Angeles Lakers to a 139-106 victory over the Portland Trail Blazers.
With less than six minutes remaining in the first half, James had reached double figures in points and had a double-double. Ben McLemore led the Trail Blazers with 28 points off the bench, while teammate Russell Westbrook had a triple-double (15 points, 13 rebounds, and 12 assists).
The Boston Celtics defeated the Phoenix Suns 123-108, while the Atlanta Hawks recovered a 16-point hole to defeat the Cleveland Cavaliers 121-118 thanks to Trae Young’s 35 points and 11 assists.
Source: BBC Sport