LeBron James guided the Los Angeles Lakers to a ninth straight win in the NBA, while the Boston Celtics claimed a victory on Monday.
James’ 31 points and eight assists saw the Lakers ease past the Cleveland Cavaliers 128-99.
Dwight Howard contributed a double-double of 21 points and 15 rebounds off the bench as the Lakers improved to 33-7 this season.
The Celtics made it back-to-back wins by overcoming the Chicago Bulls 113-101.
Boston had four starters manage double-digits in points, with Jayson Tatum leading the way with 21.
The Lakers are in action tonight vs the Orlando Magics.