The Oklahoma City Thunder posted their 11th straight victory, while the Houston Rockets stunned the New York Knicks in the NBA on Monday.
Serge Ibaka starred with a career-best 25 points and season-high 17 rebounds as the Thunder accounted for the San Antonio Spurs 107-93 at home.
Russell Westbrook scored 22 points, while Kevin Martin added 20 and Kevin Durant had 19 for Oklahoma City, who kept sole possession of the best record in the NBA with 20 wins and four losses.
Elsewhere, Jeremy Lin recorded 22 points and eight assists as Houston claimed a 109-96 win over the Knicks away from home.
Lin was instrumental in his first appearance at Madison Square Garden since joining the Rockets from the Knicks, who slumped to their first loss at home this season.
Elsewhere, Blake Griffin and Jamal Crawford scored 15 points apiece as the Los Angeles Clippers clinched their 10th win in a row with an 88-76 road victory over the Detroit Pistons.
Brandon Knight had a game-high 16 points for the Pistons, who suffered their fifth straight defeat.
Mike Conley scored 17 points as the Memphis Grizzlies overcame the Chicago Bulls 80-71 at home.
The Orlando Magic earned their third straight win with a 102-93 victory over the visiting Minnesota Timberwolves.
Finally, Shannon Brown led Phoenix with 22 points as the Suns proved too strong for the Sacramento Kings with a 101-90 home win.