Eighteen of the 30 teams in the NBA were in action Friday night, while nine matches had been completed.
Things started with an Eastern Conference action when disappointing wizards triumphed at the top of the Bucks group, while the Sixers also lost against the Hawks. The Nets then went to Toronto to face the second-seeded Raptors and fell convincingly, while the Knicks ended their Eastern debut by losing to the Pacers.
Then, things became interesting in the West, as two playoff hopefuls clashed against the Minnesota Timberwolves and Mavericks.
The match of the evening seemed to be in Utah, where the Lakers fought the Jazz, but Utah won a dazzling victory.
Here's all you need to know about the Friday night action.
NBA scores for Friday, January 11
Curry exceeds Terry on the all-time list of 15h
With 3 points in the third quarter of the Warriors' overwhelming victory over the Bulls, Steph Curry beat Jason Terry to take 3rd place in the NBA's 3-point career standings.
Luka overthrows the Mavericks winner
Luka Doncic continued his hugely impressive rookie season Friday night by pushing his team over the top for a road victory against the Timberwolves with this three pointer clutch.
Collins hits the winner for the Hawks
The Atlanta Hawks had their share of losses this season, but on Friday night John Collins refused to let his team leave the Wells Fargo Center without a win as he hit the clutch rider to lead his team to a W.
Oladipo postpones defender at MSG
Victor Oladipo started his night on the right foot with this superb one-handed victory over a Knicks defenseman to help the Pacers play on Friday night.
Harden passes Kobe in the all-time 3 pointer list and records a double monster
James Harden is enjoying another season of archery excellence for the Houston Rockets and has written a bit of history on Friday night beating Lakers legend Kobe Bryant in the all-time list for the brand. at three points with this jumper. In addition, Harden managed to record a triple-double of 40 points in just three quarters of action.
Beal wins in the win against Bucks
With Giannis Antetokounmpo away from the Bucks, Bradley Beal did everything he could to lead the Wizards to victory by breaking all 30 points on the board against Milwaukee.
Towns sends Matthews' shot into the stands
The Minnesota Timberwolves hope to win their second consecutive victory after Tom Thibodeau was removed from his coaching duties and Karl-Anthony Towns does his best to make it happen with his defense play as he returned after this block.
Allen adds Kawhi to the list of superstars he rejected
Jarrett Allen claims to be the cornerstone of the future of the Nets with his efforts in defense this season. He has added another superstar, Kawhi Leonard, to the long list of stars that he has traced this season with this block on the Raptors star. .
Brown posterizes Porter to Washington D.C.
Sterling Brown provided fans with one of the most impressive finishes of the night after attacking the dribble basket and throwing that one-handed slam on Warlock wizard Otto Porter.
Trier gets up and rejects Oladipo at the edge
Allonzo Trier had an extremely hot start to the season and, although he slowed down a bit since, the untrained rookie made his presence felt at the end of the defense by blowing up the ground to create a big block on Victor Oladipo.
Huerter rains downtown, hits circus
Trae Young is not the only Hawks rookie to be able to stretch the pitch as Kevin Huerter plays Young to put his team-mate on a good pass that Huerter easily defeated well beyond the bow. Later, he slammed a blow from behind the trash.
Antetokounmpo excluded against wizards
The Milwaukee Bucks have a very win-win game to play tonight in their confrontation with the Wizards at Capital One Arena, but if one of the most prominent teams in the East wants to keep pace with the Raptors and the Celtics, she will have to score victory without Giannis Anteteokounmpo, the candidate for the title of most useful player was dismissed, the team qualifies for injuries to the hip and quad.