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With a 32-point triple-double against the Houston Rockets, LeBron James led the Los Angeles Lakers to a five-game winning streak.

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James had 11 rebounds and 11 assists in a 132-123 victory in Los Angeles, his third triple-double of the season.

Russell Westbrook had a triple-double of 24 points, 12 rebounds, and 10 assists, while Malik Monk and Carmelo Anthony each had 25.

Jalen Green responded with 24 points as the Rockets suffered their fifth consecutive loss.

James, who earlier this month became the fifth player in NBA history to record 100 triple-doubles, started at center for the first time in his career.

Stephen Curry became the NBA’s first player to hit 3,000 three-pointers, but the Golden State Warriors were defeated 89-86 by the Denver Nuggets.

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Will Barton scored four of his 21 points for the Nuggets in the final 43.6 seconds, adding to Nikola Jokic’s 22 points, while Curry led the Warriors with 23 points.

The Philadelphia 76ers defeated the Toronto Raptors 114-109, led by Joel Embiid’s 36 points and Tobias Harris’ 19-point triple-double, which included a career-high 10 assists and 12 rebounds.

Despite the Thunder’s Shai Gilgeous-33 Alexander’s points, the Sacramento Kings defeated the Oklahoma City Thunder 117-111, with Tyrese Haliburton scoring 24 points and dishing out 10 assists.

The Milwaukee Bucks defeated the Orlando Magic 127-110, led by Giannis Antetokounmpo’s 28 points and Khris Middleton’s 21, while the Miami Heat defeated the Washington Wizards 119-112.

Despite surrendering a 17-point first-half lead, the New York Knicks defeated the Minnesota Timberwolves 96-88, and the New Orleans Pelicans defeated the Cleveland Cavaliers 108-104.

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