The Denver Nuggets extended their unbeaten run to a franchise record of 13 games with a 114-104 victory over the Oklahoma City Thunder.
Ty Lawson led the way with 25 points and Andre Miller contributed 20 points and nine assists as the Nuggets prevailed.
A game-high 34 points from Kevin Durant and 25 from Russell Westbrook were not enough to prevent the Thunder tasting defeat at Chesapeake Energy Arena for only the fifth time this season.
The Sacramento Kings produced a stunning late fightback to overcome the Pacific Division-leading Los Angeles Clippers 116-101.
The Kings outscored the Clippers 38-18 in the final quarter to clinch the win, with Marcus Thornton weighing in with 25 points and Toney Douglas 19.
Blake Griffin finished with 26 points and Jamal Crawford 25 in a losing cause. The Orlando Magic slumped to their fourth straight loss, going down 95-73 against the Central Division-leading Indiana Pacers.
A dominant 31-8 second-quarter display lifted the Milwaukee Bucks to a 102-95 victory over the Portland Trail Blazers, with Brandon Jennings leading the way with 24 points.