Despite the defeat, the Jazz continue to lead the Western Conference, ahead of the Suns who have shortened distances to first place with a triumph over the Houston Rockets. Devin Booker (36 points) was highlighted by the Phoenix team.
To the east, the fight for leadership is closer with the Nets ahead of the Sixers. The Brooklyn team won the New York derby with the Knicks thanks to two free throws converted by Jeff Green (23 points) in the final seconds, but it was Kyrie Irving (40 points) who stood out as the best scorer.
Houston Rockets – Phoenix Suns, 130 – 133
Brooklyn Nets – New York Knicks, 114 – 112
Toronto Raptors – Washington Wizards, 103 – 101
Dallas Mavericks – Utah Jazz, 111 – 103
Minnesota Timberwolves – Sacramento Kings, 116 – 106
Oklahoma City Thunder – Detroit Pistons, 108 – 132
San Antonio Spurs – Cleveland Cavaliers, 101 – 125
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