Kyrie Irving and Damian Lillard starred in the NBA, while the San Antonio Spurs returned to winning ways.
Irving's 46-point haul saw the Cleveland Cavaliers edge past the Los Angeles Lakers 125-120 on Sunday.
Lillard was the hero for the Portland Trail Blazers, his 49 points seeing them beat the Miami Heat 115-104.
The Spurs were a little more comfortable, ending a two-game skid with a 118-102 win against the Sacramento Kings.
Irving impressed as the Cavs rallied from an 11-point fourth-quarter deficit against the Lakers.
LeBron James had 34 points, seven assists and six rebounds, while Kevin Love had a double-double of 21 points and 15 rebounds.
D'Angelo Russell led the Lakers with 40 points.
Lillard fell just a point short of 50 and had five assists for Portland, going nine-of-12 from three-point range.
Jusuf Nurkic provided him with all the support he needed, with a double-double of 21 points and 12 rebounds.
SPURS EASE TO WIN
Pau Gasol had 22 points and nine rebounds off the bench in the Spurs' win.
LaMarcus Aldridge (18 points) and Tony Parker (16) were also good contributors for San Antonio, who are 53-16.
KYRIE, DAME PUT ON SHOWS
The Boston Celtics were upset by the Philadelphia 76ers 105-99 and the New Orleans Pelicans eased past the Minnesota Timberwolves 123-109.
The Dallas Mavericks were too good for the Brooklyn Nets 111-104, the Detroit Pistons beat the Phoenix Suns 112-95 and the Toronto Raptors thrashed the Indiana Pacers 116-91.
The Golden State Warriors (55-14) and the Oklahoma City Thunder (40-29) do battle in a huge clash at the Chesapeake Energy Arena on Monday.
22. Juli 2017
|BREAKING NEWS: Amazing Grace hits first 62 in a major at The Open|
|Biglia unveiled as Milan´s number 21|
|Arsenal 0 Chelsea 3: Batshuayi brilliance downs Gunners|
|Rose tips Spieth but says Birkdale field is wide open|
|Montella won´t discuss deal for ´talented´ Renato Sanches|
|West Brom 0 Crystal Palace 2: Sako on target for De Boer´s men|
|Modric inherits Madrid´s ´cursed´ number 10 from James|
|Storm overcome injuries to see off Raiders|
|Bayern Munich 0 AC Milan 4: Ancelotti´s side battered as Bonucci makes debut|
|Open icon Watson salutes toughness of Birkdale leader Spieth|
|Hodgson claims Barkley needs new club to thrive|
|Cruising Crusaders clinch semi-final berth|
|I had no problems with Allegri - Bonucci|
|Manchester United signed Lukaku at the perfect time – Van Nistelrooy|
|Leicester vice-president insists there is ´no real offer´ for Mahrez|
|Bolt pushing towards glorious finale after motivation struggles|
|Pele´s son returns to prison|
|Lacazette will need time, warns Arsenal great Pires|
|Darvish strikes out 12 batters amid trade rumors|
|Juve boss Allegri doesn´t fear losing Dybala to Barca|
|Bonucci: I didn´t feel important at Juventus|
|Ronaldo presented with Orlando City jersey|
|Valverde: No need to worry about Neymar-PSG links|
|Dortmund deny Aubameyang´s set for CSL|
|Di Maria: Barca star Neymar welcome at PSG|
|Orlando City 0 Atlanta United 1: Villalba´s late stunner sinks Kaka´s men|
|Encarnacion reaches milestone with latest home run|
|Collins misses 59 as he takes Barbasol lead|
|De Bruyne: Don´t compare Lukaku to Messi|
|Irving´s agent tight-lipped on reports Cavs star wants trade|
|Thomas explains Open meltdown as he misses cut|
21. Juli 2017
|Randolph set for Middlesbrough move after Hart arrival|
|MLS an option for Mascherano|
|Warriors shut out depleted Rhinos, Centurions off bottom|
|Koepka excited to contend in another major|
|Recovering Goffin shocked by world number 412 Dodig|
|Veteran qualities see Spieth seize control at blustery Birkdale|
|The Open Diary: Poulter wins (but it´s not Ian) as wind and rain lash Birkdale|
|Open leader Spieth: I would have gladly stayed on the couch|
|Bogdan stuns Sevastova in Bucharest|
|It was anger from the word go - Stenson saddened as burglary mars Open defence|
|The Open Social Diary: Birthday shoes, dancing shoes and soggy shoes|
|Sevilla to take legal action against Vitolo, Atletico and Las Palmas|
|Spieth leads Open by two as Birkdale bares teeth|
|Bolt wins final 100m outing before World Championships|
|Pumped-up Poulter ready to take on anyone at Birkdale|
|Stuani quits Middlesbrough for LaLiga new boys Girona|
|Cerci: I gave up a lot of money to leave Atletico|
|Joining Chelsea from Real Madrid like ´leaving home´ for Morata|
|Ancelotti working to make Sanches an AC Milan fan|
|Neymar unaffected by PSG speculation - Barca team-mate Mascherano|
|Mendy left out of Sporting friendly amid talk of Manchester City move|
|Borussia Dortmund interested before Tianjin Quanjian move - Modeste|
|Torres torment or Drogba delight - how will Morata stack up against Chelsea´s big-money buys?|
|Morata becomes Spain´s most expensive player - how did Torres, Mata & more fare?|
|Chelsea sign Real Madrid striker Morata|
|James: I can replace Messi and Ronaldo|
|Boasson Hagen breaks through as Matthews clinches green jersey|
|Eremenko doping ban upheld by CAS|
|PSV defender Willems joins Eintracht|
|Van Dijk training alone as he wants to leave Southampton|
|Luring Bonucci from Juventus an important sign - Abate|
|Klopp hopes for Lucas return after tearful Liverpool goodbye|
|Wood you believe it? Chris produces more Birkdale magic with walk-off eagle|
|Naholo extends Highlanders stay|
|Haas to retain Magnussen, Grosjean for 2018|
|Sarries cult hero Barrington backs Itoje to captain England|
|Sparta Prague bring in Lille captain Mavuba|
|Mickelson: I missed the Open cut with flair|
|Defending Open champ Stenson victim of Birkdale burglary|