The Boston Celtics is Saturday against a first defeat faced after a series of eight victories in a row. On a visit to the Detroit Pistons, they went with 113-104 down, despite 27 points from Kyrie Irving.
The Celtics, this season is one of the titelfavorieten, now with eleven defeats on the fifth place in the Eastern Conference, just for Detroit.
LA Lakers went back convincing win at Charlotte: 100-128. LeBron James and Lonzo Ball were both a triple double scoring. The Lakers are now even firmer on the fourth place in the Western Conference, Charlotte drops to the seventh place in the Eastern Conference.