The Cleveland Cavaliers have so many ways to beat teams, and this time it was Kyrie Irving's turn to win a game.
Stephen Curry had 34 points, eight rebounds and six assists as Golden State overcame Draymond Green's absence to beat the Minnesota Timberwolves 115-102 on Saturday night for their 11th straight victory.
San Antonio made it eight straight wins with a 109-103 victory at Boston on Saturday, led by 25 points and 10 rebounds from Kawhi Leonard.
Louisville added a late-night wrinkle to its defense, ran out to a big lead and hung on to earn a trip to the Battle 4 Atlantis championship game.
Golden State had a franchise-record 47 assists and used super-accurate shooting to blast past the Los Angeles Lakers 149-106 on Wednesday, led by Stephen Curry who had 31 points with seven 3-pointers and nine assists.
Los Angeles' Nick Young hit a go-ahead 3-pointer with 5 seconds to play to snatch a 111-109 victory over Oklahoma City on Tuesday after the Lakers had appeared to blow their chance.
Los Angeles pair Chris Paul and Blake Griffin scored 26 points each as the Clippers beat Toronto 123-115 on Monday in an early-season match of NBA division leaders.
Jeff Teague scored eight of his 30 points in overtime, harassing Russell Westbrook defensively all Sunday night to lift the short-handed Indiana Pacers to a 115-111 victory over the Oklahoma City Thunder.
Kristaps Porzingis came to the NBA from Europe as a 7-footer with 3-point range, so the comparisons to Dirk Nowitzki were inevitable.
Al Horford's follow shot with 1.3 seconds left gave the Boston Celtics a 94-92 victory over the Detroit Pistons on Saturday night.