Brook Lopez starred with 22 points as the Brooklyn Nets accounted for local rivals the New York Knicks in the NBA.
The Nets claimed a 96-89 home victory in overtime to join New York atop the Eastern Conference's Atlantic Division with a 9-4 record.
Carmelo Anthony had 35 points and 13 rebounds, while Tyson Chandler chipped in with 28 points for the Knicks.
Elsewhere, the Washington Wizards' winless start to the season continued with a 118-92 loss to the visiting San Antonio Spurs.
Boris Diaw scored 16 points for the Spurs, who posted their fourth straight win, while Washington became just the 12th team in NBA history to open with 12 consecutive defeats.
Kevin Durant finished with 18 points as the Oklahoma City Thunder thumped the Charlotte Bobcats 114-69 at home.
Durant and the rest of the Thunder's starters were rested less than five minutes into the second half with Oklahoma City leading 79-25.
Elsewhere, Brandon Knight posted 16 of his 26 points in the opening half as the Detroit Pistons overcame the Portland Trail Blazers 108-101 at home.
Zach Randolph and Marc Gasol scored 19 points apiece as the Memphis Grizzlies clinched an 84-78 victory over the visiting Cleveland Cavaliers.
Ersan Ilyasova scored 14 of his 18 points in the second half as the Milwaukee Bucks came from 27 points down to edge the Chicago Bulls 93-92 away from home.
Al Jefferson posted a season-high 28 points as the Utah Jazz remained undefeated at home with a 105-103 win over the Denver Nuggets.
And Greivis Vasquez had 25 points and 10 assists as the New Orleans Hornets upset the Los Angeles Clippers 105-98 on the road.