NBA roundup: San Antonio Spurs, Chicago Bulls, Los Angeles Lakers lose

Sports Mole rounds up all the action from Friday's games in the NBA.

The Cleveland Cavaliers bounced back from defeat in their opening game of the season to beat the Chicago Bulls in overtime.

LeBron James put Thursday's struggles behind him to lead the team with 36 points, including eight in the extra spell to make sure of the victory.

Derrick Rose was looking dangerous on his first home appearance since tearing his meniscus last season, scoring 20 points in the first half, but the point guard was forced out of the game with an ankle sprain before half time.

The Los Angeles Lakers were unable to hold on to their lead late on as the Los Angeles Clippers inflicted a third defeat of the season on their city rivals.

The lead had switched hands several times in a closely-fought encounter, but Jamal Crawford and JJ Redick both added late baskets to edge the Clippers back ahead, wile Blake Griffin finished the game with 39.

The Phoenix Suns finished strongly to come from behind and beat the San Antonio Spurs by five points.

Having trailed by six at the start of the fourth quarter, Isaiah Thomas led the fightback, scoring 18 of is 23 points after the break, with 10 coming in the final spell.

The NBA champions were unable to rally late on, with only two Manu Ginobili free throws increasing their total in the final five minutes.

Rudy Gay finished the evening with 40 points as the Sacramento Kings eased to a victory over the Portland Trail Blazers.

The small forward was one short of his career high as he led the Kings on a 13-point unanswered run in the fourth quarter, wrapping up their first win of the campaign.

The Memphis Grizzlies made it back-to-back wins at the start of the new season with a comfortable win over the Indiana Pacers.

Marc Gasol helped open up a lead for the visitors heading into half time, but it was Zach Randolph who put the win beyond doubt, scoring 11 of his 22 points in the third quarter to leave the Pacers too far behind.

The Milwaukee Bucks dominated the fourth quarter to ease past the Philadelphia 76ers, leaving the Sixers without a win from their first two games.

Only a single point separated the two teams heading into the final 12 minutes, but OJ Mayo led the Bucks on a dominant run at the start of the fourth quarter to secure the win.

Jabari Parker, who was the second overall Draft pick earlier this year, finished with 11 points and 10 rebounds on his home debut in the NBA.

Results in full: Memphis Grizzlies 97-89 Indiana Pacers, Cleveland Cavaliers 114-108 Chicago Bulls, Philadelphia 76ers 81-93 Milwaukee Bucks, San Antonio Spurs 89-94 Phoenix Suns, Portland Trail Blazers 94-103 Sacramento Kings, Los Angeles Clippers 118-111 Los Angeles Lakers

Chris Bosh #1 of the Miami Heat posts up Pau Gasol #16 of the Los Angeles Lakers during a game at American Airlines Arena on January 23, 2014
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