There were mixed fortunes for the Boston Celtics last week, even as Jayson Tatum and a rookie team-mate excelled.
The Phoenix Suns have enjoyed their meetings with the Utah Jazz this season and could move level at the top of the West with another win.
The Brooklyn Nets were too good for the Minnesota Timberwolves in their postponed game, while the in-form Los Angeles Clippers won again.
Ben Simmons is bullish about the Philadelphia 76ers' NBA title hopes and his own Defensive Player of the Year credentials too.
The Houston Rockets recorded an overdue victory on Monday, while the Milwaukee Bucks extended their winning run.
Damian Lillard starred in the final quarter as the Portland Trail Blazers snatched victory from the New Orleans Pelicans.
Draymond Green fuelled the Golden State Warriors, while Zion Williamson's New Orleans Pelicans shocked the Los Angeles Clippers.
Giannis Antetokounmpo led the way as Team LeBron reigned supreme in the 70th All-Star Game.
Utah Jazz pair Donovan Mitchell and Rudy Gobert were both fined by the NBA for their public criticism of officials.
Team captains LeBron James and Kevin Durant filled out their rosters for Sunday's contest in Atlanta.