James Harden missed the Jazz match where Nets were taken for a ride and picked up one by one as without the power trio they were taken on a ride. Harden returned to play after missing the game and posted 44 points with 14 rebounds and 8 assists against Pistons and single-handedly led the team to a win who were still without Kevin Durant and Kyrie Irving. The Nets finished 113-111 over Pistons on Friday. While Griffin played against his former team well supported the Nets well. Jerami Grant had19 points for Detroit.
In another match Jayson Tatum ended with 34 points, Marcus Smart scored 23 and Boston defeated Milwaukee and snapped the Bucks' eight-match winning streak. Kemba Walker and Jaylen Brown added 21 points, and 18 points respectively while Antetokounmpo was held back to just 16 points and won ultimately with 122-114.