76ers, Lakers, Bucks, Jazz enjoy NBA wins

Philadelphia guard Ben Simmons slam dunks in Friday's 101-95 NBA win over the Knicks in New York

Joel Embiid totalled 27 points and 17 rebounds as the visiting Philadelphia 76ers rallied again from a double-digit deficit to beat New York Knicks 101-95 on Friday night.

Philadelphia (13-6) defeated the Knicks for the 10th straight time, with James Ennis III adding 18 of his 20 in the second half.

Tobias Harris contributed 19 points and Australian Ben Simmons chipped in with 15 points and eight assists to seal their sixth win in seven games.

Julius Randle led the Knicks (4-15) with 22 points, and Marcus Morris added 20, but New York slumped to their fifth straight defeat.

At the Staples Center, Anthony Davis had 26 points and 13 rebounds, and LeBron James 23 points and 11 assists before both superstars took the fourth quarter off in Los Angeles' 125-103 win against Washington Wizards.

Quinn Cook chimed in with 17 points and JaVale McGee 15 and 11 rebounds for the Lakers, who have won 10 in a row and 17 of 19 to soar to the top of the overall NBA standings.

Giannis Antetokounmpo scored 11 of his 33 points in the fourth quarter and Milwaukee Bucks held off Cleveland for their 10th straight victory.

The "Greek Freak" grabbed 12 rebounds and has had double-doubles in every game this season for Milwaukee (16-3) the top team in the Eastern Conference.

Spencer Dinwiddie had 32 points and 11 assists while Kyrie Irving missed his eighth straight game with a shoulder injury, as Brooklyn beat Boston 112-107 to split a home-and-home series.

LaMarcus Aldridge and Derrick White poured in 17 points apiece and six San Antonio players, including Boomer Patty Mills (13), scored double figures as the Spurs shocked the visiting Los Angeles Clippers 107-97.

Bojan Bogdanovic scored 26 of his season-high-tying 33 points in the second half and collected eight rebounds to lead Utah Jazz to a 103-94 victory over hosts Memphis Grizzlies. Donovan Mitchell chipped in with 20 points and Aussie Joe Ingles six.

Luka Doncic tied a career high with 42 points, Tim Hardaway Jr. added 26 and Dallas Mavericks (12-6) beat Phoenix 120-113.

Doncic just missed a triple-double with 11 assists and nine rebounds, while Australian center Aron Baynes had 17 points and seven boards as Phoenix (8-10) lost for the sixth time in seven games.

Miami Heat (13-5) improved to 8-0 at home this season, matching the best home start in franchise history, with a 122-105 win over Golden State Warriors (4-16).

Norman Powell scored 19 of his career-best 33 points in the third quarter and Toronto Raptors (14-4) won their sixth straight game, beating Orlando Magic 90-83.

Elsewhere, Charlotte Hornets were 110-107 winners over Detroit Pistons, Indiana Pacers needed overtime to see off Atlanta Hawks 105-104, and Oklahoma City Thunder recorded a 109-104 victory over New Orleans Pelicans.