The lowly New Orleans Pelicans caused an upset in one of six NBA games last night as they defeated the Eastern Conference-leading Cleveland Cavaliers 114-108 in overtime.
New Orleans led by 13 with less than seven minutes remaining in the fourth quarter, but LeBron James (37 points) clawed the Cavs back to force overtime before Anthony Davis (31 points, 12 rebounds) took over to seal the win.
It was a fourth win in five games for the Rockets, with Harden posting 25 points, eight rebounds and nine assists.
Beal had 34 points and nine rebounds as Washington came back from 10 points down in the fourth to win 109-106.
A balanced performance from the home side saw five players post double-figure totals, led by Al Horford's 16.
Results in full: Brooklyn Nets 91-108 New York Knicks, Phoenix Suns 106-109 Washington Wizards, Milwaukee Bucks 95-102 Detroit Pistons, Los Angeles Lakers 87-100 Atlanta Hawks, Houston Rockets 100-96 Dallas Mavericks, Cleveland Cavaliers 108-114 New Orleans Pelicansbody check tags ::