The tragic death of Kobe Bryant and his daughter in a helicopter crash led to a sombre atmosphere in the NBA.
Kawhi Leonard led the Los Angeles Clippers past the Miami Heat in the NBA.
Three newcomers were selected to start the 2020 NBA All-Star Game, but Jimmy Butler and Ben Simmons missed out.
Zion Williamson lived up to expectations as the Los Angeles Lakers and the Houston Rockets both won in the NBA.
The Los Angeles Lakers were on the end of an "old-fashioned butt whooping" against the Boston Celtics, according to LeBron James.
An epic Monday in the NBA served up surprise losses, overtime thrillers and brilliant displays from Ben Simmons and Damian Lillard.
The Milwaukee Bucks beat the Brooklyn Nets 117-97 and the Los Angeles Lakers downed the Houston Rockets 124-115 on Saturday.
Giannis Antetokounmpo's 32 points and 17 rebounds inspired the Milwaukee Bucks, while Brandon Ingram had a career-high night.
LeBron James had a double-double, but the Los Angeles Lakers were stunned by the Orlando Magic.
The Los Angeles Lakers cruised to a ninth straight win to continue their fine form in the NBA.