The Houston Rockets dropped the Utah Jazz 124-116 on Saturday behind a season-best 55 percent shooting from the floor. Patrick Patterson led the Rockets with 20 points in a game where they didn't score less than 27 points in any quarter.
Elsewhere in the NBA on Saturday, the Miami Heat downed a streaking Brooklyn Nets team that had won five games in a row. Miami won 102-89 and overcame a 14-point deficit behind 34 points by Dwyane Wade as the Heat extended its own winning streak to six games.
In a fierce Western Conference battle, the San Antonio Spurs nudged the Memphis Grizzlies 99-95 on Saturday as Tony Parker dropped 30 and Tim Duncan added 27 on a combined 22-of-37 shooting from the field.
Sunday's two-game schedule saw the Orlando Magic besting their former center, Dwight Howard, and the Los Angeles Lakers 113-103.
Miami 102, Brooklyn 89
Houston 124, Utah 116
Portland 118, Cleveland 117
Chicago 93, Philadelphia 88
Oklahoma City 100, New Orleans 79
Milwaukee 91, Boston 88
San Antonio 99, Memphis 95
Dallas 92, Detroit 77
Los Angeles Clippers 116, Sacramento Kings 81
Golden State 103, Indiana 92
New York 106, Phoenix 99
Orlando 113, Los Angeles Lakers 103