Brandon Ingram scored 29 points and Lonzo Ball added 21 as the Lakers handed the Mavericks a rare home loss, 107-97.
Giannis Antetokounmpo had 30 points and Malcolm Brogdon scored 21 to lead the Milwaukee Bucks past the Utah Jazz 114-102.
Anthony Davis had 36 points, 13 rebounds and three blocked shots, and the Pelicans pulled away down the stretch for a 114-95 victory over the Grizzlies.
James Harden scored 32 points, Clint Capela added a career-high 31 and the Houston Rockets beat the Denver Nuggets 125-113.
Kyrie Irving returned after missing two games with an eye injury and led eight players in double figures as the Celtics beat the Nets 116-95
Coach Gregg Popovich moved another step higher on the NBA's career wins list as the San Antonio Spurs beat the Detroit Pistons 119-107.
NBA China Games 2019 presented by Vivo will mark 27th and 28th NBA games in China.
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Cavaliers All-Star forward Kevin Love says he’s still weeks away from getting on the court as he recovers from surgery on his left foot.