The Houston Rockets fell to a third straight loss with a defeat to the Charlotte Hornets.
The Golden State Warriors were beaten as Stephen Curry made his return from injury.
LeBron James and Anthony Davis guided the Los Angeles Lakers past the Philadelphia 76ers.
Anthony Davis was in fine form for the Los Angeles Lakers and LeBron James was loving every moment of it.
Brett Brown believes Joel Embiid and Ben Simmons can lead the Philadelphia 76ers – who have not won the NBA since 1983 – to glory.
LeBron James' Los Angeles Lakers were too strong for Zion Williamson and the New Orleans Pelicans.
The Clippers have won all eight games when they have had a full roster available and Paul George feels their offense is key to that success.
Joel Embiid should not be out for too long after it was confirmed he has sustained "no structural damage" to his shoulder.
No LeBron James, no worries for the Los Angeles Lakers on Thursday.
Joel Embiid hurt his shoulder against the Cleveland Cavaliers on Wednesday.