Brooklyn Nets defeated the New York Knicks 114-112 and rose to leadership at the Eastern Conference. The player who brought the Nets victory was Kyrie Irving with 40 points and 7 assists.
NBA continued with 7 matches. Brooklyn Nets, who beat the New York Knicks in the competitive match and reached the 35th victory of the season, also suffered a bad incident during the match. James Harden, one of the stars of the team returning from injury, was forced out of the game again after only 4 minutes on the field after his injury relapsed.
The players that brought the Nets victory were Kyrie Irving with 40 points and 7 assists, Jeff Green with 23 points, Joe Harris with 16 points and 8 rebounds, and Alize Johnson with 12 points.
The Knicks lost for the 26th time this season, with RJ Barrett with 22 and Reggie Bullock with 21 points, while Julius Randle scored a triple-double with 19 points, 15 rebounds and 12 assists.
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
Houston Rockets-Phoenix Suns: 130-133