John Wall's 360 dunk was the highlight of his 31 points as the Washington Wizards toppled the Los Angeles Lakers 116-111.
Wall, who scored 30 points or more for the third game in a row, lit up the second quarter as he intercepted a pass and ran the length of the court before finishing with a flourish.
Nene added a career-high 30 for Washington, while the Lakers had a three-game winning streak stopped despite 22 points from Jordan Farmar.
The Brooklyn Nets snapped a five-game losing streak as they edged out the Toronto Raptors 102-100 behind 24 points from Andray Blatche and 21 from Joe Johnson.
It was also a tight contest in New Orleans, where the Golden State Warriors ended a three-game losing run as they escaped with a 102-101 victory over the Pelicans, Klay Thompson leading the way with 22 points.
Arron Affalo's 26 points led the Orlando Magic to a 109-92 win over the Atlanta Hawks, snapping a losing streak on the road which stretched back for 17 games.