After coming in for criticism from Shaquille O'Neal and Charles Barkley, Joel Embiid was in fine form on against the Boston Celtics.
Joel Embiid led the Philadelphia 76ers, who ended the Boston Celtics' winning run at home.
The Philadelphia 76ers improved to 13-0 at home this NBA season by beating the Denver Nuggets.
Anthony Davis' 50-point haul powered the Los Angeles Lakers past the Minnesota Timberwolves.
After Ben Simmons scored from beyond the arc for the 76ers, coach Brett Brown said: "I want a three-point shot a game, minimum."
Ben Simmons scored a career-high 34 points, while Luka Doncic had 28 points as the Philadelphia 76ers and Dallas Mavericks cruised.
The Houston Rockets' three-point shooting helped them past the Toronto Raptors in the NBA.
Giannis Antetokounmpo played just 22 minutes as the Milwaukee Bucks thrashed the New York Knicks.
Houston Rockets star James Harden finished with 60 points in a thrashing of the Atlanta Hawks.
The winning streaks continued for the Milwaukee Bucks and Los Angeles Lakers in the NBA.