With a 92-81 road victory in Chicago, the Boston Celtics improved to 17-2 on the season and stretched their current streak to six games. Ray Allen and Rajon Rondo led the team with 21 and 18 points each; the Bulls' high scorer was sixth-man Andres Nocioni with 18, the Boston Globe reports. In less inevitable NBA action:
- Big Al Jefferson inspired Minnesota and stunned Phoenix with his 32-point, 20-rebound monster game, as the Timberwolves took the game, 100-93.
- Deron Williams had 41 points for Utah, but Josh Howard outdid him with 47, and in the end Dallas outplayed the Jazz, 125-117.