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.
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.
The Dallas Mavericks were too good for the Portland Trail Blazers as Luka Doncic starred.
Giannis Antetokounmpo only played three quarters but still scored 37 points to lead the Milwaukee Bucks past the New York Knicks.
The Los Angeles Clippers fell to the Denver Nuggets as Kyrie Irving made his long-awaited comeback.
Kyrie Irving scored 21 points in 20 minutes as he returned from injury on Sunday.
The Brooklyn Nets appear set to have six-time All-Star Kyrie Irving back in their starting lineup against the Atlanta Hawks on Sunday.
LeBron James saw the Los Angeles Lakers past the Dallas Mavericks in the NBA.