The Denver Nuggets traveled 4,683 miles to play a home game, and the trek paid off with one of its best games of the year.
Nikola Jokic had 22 points, 10 rebounds and seven assists, Wilson Chandler scored 21 points, and the Nuggets beat the Indiana Pacers 140-112 on Thursday at O2 Arena in London, England.
Danilo Gallinari scored 18 points and Kenneth Faried finished with 15 points and nine rebounds for the Nuggets (15-23), who set their season high in points to stop a five-game skid in the NBA Global Games London 2017.
Denver flew to England on Monday and spent three days together in London. The experience helped the team grow together, and the results showed on the court.
Dirk Nowitzki and Wes Matthews added 18 points each for the Mavericks, who avenged a loss to the Suns seven days ago in Dallas. On Thursday, the Mavericks won in front of a large and appreciative crowd at the Arena Ciudad de Mexico.
Devin Booker tied a career high with 39 points on 14-for-20 shooting and scored the final 21 points of the game for the Suns, with two free throws getting Phoenix to within 105-99 with 2:10 left. He was the only Suns player to score in the final seven minutes of play.
NEW YORK -- Joakim Noah recorded his fifth double-double of the season, scoring 12 points and grabbing 15 rebounds to help New York beat Chicago, his former team.
Carmelo Anthony paced the Knicks, who had lost nine of their last 10 games, with 23 points. Former Bull Derrick Rose contributed 17 points and Kyle O'Quinn came off the bench to score 12 points and pull down 11 rebounds.
Mindaugas Kuzminskas recorded a career-high 19 points for the Knicks.
Rose and Noah were acquired by the Knicks over the summer in an effort to beef up their scoring and defense.
New Orleans Pelicans 104, Brooklyn Nets 95
Evans, who missed the first 26 games of the season while recovering from right knee surgery, made 10 of 15 shots in a season-high 27 minutes. It was the first time he scored more than 25 points since Jan. 10, 2016, against the Los Angeles Clippers.
Davis (left hip) missed his second game of the season due to injury after being listed as questionable following the hard foul from New York Knicks forward Kyle O'Quinn. The Pelicans received little from centers Omer Asik and Donatas Motiejunas, who combined for one point on 0-of-7 shooting.
SAN ANTONIO -- Kawhi Leonard poured in 31 points in just three quarters of play as four of San Antonio's starters scored in double figures as the Spurs waylaid Los Angeles at the AT&T Center.
San Antonio's 134 points were a season high, as were the 72 points scored by the Spurs in the first half and the overall margin of victory of 40 points.
Pau Gasol added 22 points for San Antonio, while LaMarcus Aldridge and Tony Parker added 13 each, all in just three quarters of the lopsided game. The Spurs also got 12 points from Jonathan Simmons and 10 from Dejounte Murray and a game-high 12 rebounds from Dewayne Dedmon.
OAKLAND, Calif. -- Klay Thompson and Andre Iguodala connected on a pair of 3-pointers apiece during a long-range shooting exhibition in the third quarter that propelled Golden State to a victory over Detroit.
Riding double-figure scoring from four starters, the Pistons hung within 60-58 at halftime and 68-65 in the fourth minute of the third period before the Warriors exploded into a comfortable margin and a season-series sweep.
Kevin Durant, Stephen Curry and Ian Clark combined with Thompson and Iguodala for seven 3-pointers over the final 7:07 of the third quarter, fueling a 33-12 burst that opened a 101-77 advantage by period's end.