There were three marquee matchups on Friday, starting with the Boston Celtics topping the Oklahoma City Thunder, 108-100. Paul Pierce led the Celtics with 27 points and Rajon Rondo had 17 assists as Boston stopped a two-game losing streak. Kevin Durant had 29 points in the loss.
The Los Angeles Clippers were shut down in the second half by the Brooklyn Nets, who came away with an 86-76 victory after holding LA to just 29 points in the second half. The Los Angeles Lakers were also in action, falling to the Memphis Grizzles, 106-98. The Lakers have still not won a game on the road this season.
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