The Golden State Warriors set a new record for the best-ever start to an NBA season by thrashing the Los Angeles Lakers 111-77 in one of six Tuesday night contests.
Golden State, who are the defending champions, eclipsed the previous record of 15-0 held by the 1948-49 Washington Capitols and 1993-94 Houston Rockets.
Danilo Gallinari impressed for the Nuggets with 20 points and a career-high 18 rebounds, but a balanced team performance from the Clippers, with Blake Griffin and DeAndre Jordan both scoring 18, helped the visitors to victory.
Mike Conley led the way with 21 as the home side won for the fifth time in six games, improving to 8-7 as Dallas lost back-to-back games and dropped to 9-6.
Indiana, who have now won three in a row themselves, shot 73% (19-26) from three-point range as Paul George scored a season-high 40 points and CJ Miles added 32.
Point-guard Rose scored 17 points, while Jimmy Butler had 22 that included a half-court buzzer-beater that put the Bulls nine points ahead at half time.
Results in full: Indiana Pacers 123-106 Washington Wizards, Boston Celtics 97-121 Atlanta Hawks, Dallas Mavericks 96-110 Memphis Grizzlies, Los Angeles Clippers 111-94 Denver Nuggets, Chicago Bulls 93-88 Portland Trail Blazers, Los Angeles Lakers 77-111 Golden State Warriors