NBA leaders Boston Celtics put in an impressively dominant performance to defeat the Brooklyn Nets by a total of 43 points.
At 139:96, the Celtics were even ahead by 49 points and consolidated their first place in the Eastern Conference. The Nets, who still have to wait for the injured Kevin Durant, are fourth. Jayson Tatum was the best scorer of the game with 31 points.
The Philadelphia 76ers, meanwhile, clinched a win against the Orlando Magic around Berlin's Franz and Moritz Wagner and got revenge for the unexpected bankruptcy on Monday. At 105:94, Joel Embiid was the most successful thrower on the floor with 28 points and 11 rebounds, Markelle Fultz recorded 18 points in the Magic. Franz Wagner got 13 points, his brother got 6.
The duel between the Washington Wizards and the Detroit Pistons had to be canceled because the Pistons were still stuck in Dallas due to a snow storm and couldn't travel to Detroit in time. An alternative date is not fixed yet.