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The Los Angeles Lakers picked up their first victory of the season without Lonzo Ball, as the hosts defeated the Indiana Pacers 99-86 Friday evening at the Staples Center.
The Denver Nuggets continue to struggle against teams that they in theory are better than, as the hosts fell to the Phoenix Suns 108-110 at the Pepsi Center in Colorado.
Joel Embiid was named to his first ever All-Star game and he played like it as the Philadelphia 76ers star led the visitors past the Boston Celtics 89-80 at TD Garden.
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With the nominal stars for Houston having an off night, it was Eric Gordon who came up big for the Rockets as they defeated the Minnesota Timberwolves 116-98.
The Atlanta Hawks pulled something of a surprise on Wednesday evening as they defeated the visiting New Orleans Pelicans 94-93 at the Philips Arena.
The Los Angeles Clippers increased their current winning streak to six games on Wednesday with a 109-104 victory over the visiting Denver Nuggets.