The Toronto Raptors shrugged off the absence of Kawhi Leonard to stretch their lead at the top of the Eastern Conference on Tuesday, breezing past the Los Angeles Clippers with a 123-99 victory.
A former Laker will most likely make a comeback this season.
Mikal Bridges is making a bad impression in NBA.
Joel Embiid scored 33 points and grabbed 17 rebounds to power Philadelphia over the Phoenix Suns 119-114 on Monday, keeping the 76ers the NBA's only unbeaten team at home.
Stephen Curry and Kevin Durant combined for 61 points as the two-time defending champion Golden State Warriors won their seventh straight with a 116-99 win over the Minnesota Timberwolves on Friday.
Memphis Grizzlies forward Yuta Watanabe, only the second Japanese player in NBA history, hopes to inspire more young basketball players in his homeland after making a historic weekend debut.
Steve Kerr doesn't like to coach against the Phoenix Suns ever since.
Phoenix Suns managing owner Robert Sarver fired general manager Ryan McDonough on Monday, nine days before the team's NBA season opener following poor results in a week of exhibition games.