No center has won the MVP award since Shaquille O'Neal in 2000 but Denver Nuggets star Nikola Jokic again enhanced his chances to do so.
Stephen Curry maintained his red-hot form for the Golden State Warriors, while Nikola Jokic lifted the Denver Nuggets on Monday.
The Philadelphia 76ers stayed hot at the expense of the Los Angeles Clippers, while Donovan Mitchell hurt his ankle.
Philadelphia moved ahead of Brooklyn in the Eastern Conference, while Luka Doncic stunned the Grizzlies in Memphis.
Jamal Murray will be sidelined indefinitely after the high-flying Denver Nuggets revealed the injury diagnosis on Tuesday.
Wilt Chamberlain's Golden State Warriors franchise points record is no more – Stephen Curry now leads, much to Steve Kerr's delight.
Steph Curry was at his dominant best with 53 points in the Golden State Warriors' win over the Denver Nuggets.
The Denver Nuggets blew a big lead over the Boston Celtics and Michael Malone had some advice for Nikola Jokic and his team-mates.
The Los Angeles Clippers stayed hot, while the Denver Nuggets had their run ended by the Boston Celtics.
Zion Williamson had a career-best 15 rebounds and 37 points, while Jayson Tatum and Zach LaVine both reached 50 points.