The visitors headed to the BMO Harris Bradley Center following a record-breaking 24-0 start to the season, but Milwaukee kept the game close through the first three quarters, with Michael Carter-Williams and Jabari Parker cancelling out the efforts of Stephen Curry and Klay Thompson.
Carter-Williams and Greg Monroe led the charge for the Bucks at the start of the fourth quarter, opening up a 10-point lead for the home side, while Curry, Thompson and Draymond Green all missed three-pointer attempts in the final couple of minutes.
The visitors were 22 points ahead at the break after holding Atlanta to the lowest first-half points total of the season, and continued to outscore their opponents in the second half, with Kawhi Leonard leading the way with 22.
Anthony Davis and Eric Gordon kept the visitors close, with the latter putting New Orleans back in front with three minutes to go, but Brooks and Pau Gasol both found the basket late on to hand Chicago the win.
The teams were closely matched in the first half, but the visitors dominated the third quarter, as Avery Bradley and Isaiah Thomas opened up a lead for the Celtics, before Nicolas Batum and Kemba Walker got Charlotte back into the game late on.
Bradley restored Boston's lead in the final two minutes though, while some free throws in the last 60 seconds ensured that the visitors held on for the win.
The Rockets looked the stronger of the two sides from the start, opening up a 17-point advantage by the end of the second quarter, before Kobe Bryant tried to get the Lakers back into the contest, finishing the game with 25 points.
Lance Thomas and Langston Galloway led the turnaround, wiping out the hosts' lead in less than four minutes before Carmelo Anthony sealed the comeback for the visitors, matching his season-high score of 37 with a run of free throws in the final moments.
Just a point separated the two sides at half time, but the Wizards hit their stride in the third quarter, with Porter leading the way as they put in 39 points in the 12-minute spell, giving them a comfortable lead heading into the fourth.
Dirk Nowitzki and JJ Barea led the Dallas fightback late on, closing the gap to a single point with four seconds remaining, but John Wall added a couple of free throws, while Nowtizki missed a three-pointer at the buzzer.
Results in full: Los Angeles Clippers 105-100 Brooklyn Nets, Boston Celtics 98-93 Charlotte Hornets, Indiana Pacers 96-118 Detroit Pistons, San Antonio Spurs 103-78 Atlanta Hawks, New Orleans Pelicans 94-98 Chicago Bulls, Los Angeles Lakers 97-126 Houston Rockets, Washington Wizards 114-111 Dallas Mavericks, Golden State Warriors 95-108 Milwaukee Bucks, New York Knicks 112-110 Portland Trail Blazers