Houston beat Boston, Harden scored 35 points. Dallas hit the Sixers in overtime

Regular test matches took place in the NBA. The Phoenix Suns beat the Toronto Raptors (117: 106). Mikal Bridges scored 23 points for the winners, Ricky Rubio scored 22 points. Pascal Siakam with 17 points became the most productive in Toronto.

The Indiana Pacers lost to the San Antonio Spurs (111: 118). Miles Turner (17 points, 10 rebounds) and TJ McConnell (14 points, 10 assists) scored a double-double for Indiana. Rudy Gay scored 23 points for San Antonio. Oklahoma City Thunder defeated Portland Trail Blazers (131: 120). At Oklahoma City, Darius Bazley scored 20 points. Anfernee Simons scored 23 points for Portland.

The Houston Rockets beat the Boston Celtics (137: 112). Rockets defender James Harden has 35 points, 8 rebounds, and 6 assists. Carsen Edwards scored 19 points for Boston. The Dallas Mavericks beat the Philadelphia 76ers in overtime (118: 115 OT). In Philadelphia, Tobias Harris scored a double-double of 28 points and 11 rebounds. With Dallas, Luka Doncic scored 23 points, while Kristaps Porzingis scored a 17-point double-double and 12 rebounds.