James Harden scored a superb 49 points from 41 shots from open play as the Houston Rockets won their seventh straight game in the NBA on Saturday, winning away at the Minnesota Timberwolves by 125-105.
A fourth-quarter rally made the difference as the Orlando Magic beat the San Antonio Spurs 111-109.
Bradley Beal scored 44 points but the Washington Wizards were still beaten in Boston, losing 140-133 to the Celtics.
The Boston Celtics extended their winning streak to seven games, with the Spurs being their latest conquest in a 135-115 rout in San Antonio.
James Harden starred in the Houston Rockets’ 129-112 NBA win over the Golden State Warriors.
The Chicago Bulls slipped to a 2-5 record after losing 108-95 to the Indiana Pacers.
Joel Embiid poured in 26 points to lead the Philadelphia 76ers to a tight 105-103 win over the Atlanta Hawks on Monday.
The general manager of a US basketball team has tried to defuse the rapidly growing fallout over a deleted tweet that showed support for Hong Kong anti-government protesters.