The Nuggets completely blew out the Portland Trail Blazers in Pepsi Center (127-99). Lillard had a quiet night, as he probably got tired after his amazing streak, and had 21 points and 9 assists, CJ followed with 20 points. At the Nuggets, Nikola Jokić had 29 points, 13 rebounds and 9 assists in 31 minutes on the floor. Jamal Murray had 20 points.
The very anticipated match between the Pelicans and The Bucks ended up with guests from Milwaukee winning 120-108. Giannis Antetokounmpo had 34 points, 17 rebounds and 6 assists, and was great on defensive end, where he battled with Zion Williamson, who had 20 points, but on 26% shooting. Middleton was good with 20 points, at the Pelicans Brandon Ingram had 32 points.
The Rockets played against the Hornets with interesting rotation and won 125-110. The Rockets played and ultra small-ball rotation, as tallest player that played significant minutes was PJ Tucker, as Clint Capela got traded to the Hawks. Despite that, they won, powered by Harden who had 40 points, 12 assists and 9 rebounds, House had 22 points, Westbrook did not play. At the Hornets, Bridges had 20 points and 15 rebounds, Rozier had 20, Monk had one less.
The Lakers had no problems against the Spurs in Staples Center, as they blow them out 129-102. LeBron James turned into Stephen Curry in the 4th quarter, as he dropped 5 straight threes, and finished the game with 36 points, 9 rebounds and 7 assists. Davis and Kuzma followed with 18 points each. At the Spurs, DeRozan had 28 points, Forbes had 13.