NBA Games to Watch on 6/18

The 2020 NBA season continues tonight with more games on the schedule. Here are the match-ups to watch out for on 6/18.

Cleveland Cavaliers vs. Golden State Warriors

The NBA Finals are finally here. The stage is set and the two best teams in the league are ready to battle it out for the championship. The Cleveland Cavaliers and the Golden State Warriors have been on a collision course all season long and it all comes down to this.

The Cavs are led by Lebron James who is looking to cement his legacy as one of the greatest players of all time with another NBA title He’s been unbelievable in these playoffs, averaging nearly 30 points, 11 rebounds and 8 assists per game He’ll need to be at his best again if the Cavs want to win it all.

The Warriors are a dynasty in the making. They’ve won two championships in the last three years and are looking to add another one to their collection. They’re led by a trio of All-Stars in Kevin Durant Stephen Curry and Klay Thompson They’re an incredibly talented team that can beat you in a lot of different ways.

This series is going to be epic. Don’t miss a minute of the action.

Houston Rockets vs. San Antonio Spurs

The Houston Rockets will take on the San Antonio Spurs on Monday, June 18th at 9:00pm EST. The Rockets are currently in 2nd place in the Western Conference with a 51-29 record, while the Spurs are in 6th place with a 47-33 record.

This will be the 4th and final meeting between these two teams this season. The Rockets have won 2 out of 3 meetings so far, with the most recent game being a 105-100 victory back on March 10th. In that game, James Harden led the way for Houston with 41 points, 8 rebounds and 7 assists, while LaMarcus Aldridge was the leading scorer for San Antonio with 28 points and 12 rebounds.

The Spurs are coming into this game having won 5 out of their last 10 games, while the Rockets have won 8 out of their last 10 games.

San Antonio is currently ranked 2nd in the NBA in points allowed per game (102.7), while Houston is ranked 5th (106.4). The Spurs are also ranked 4th in defensive efficiency (102.7), while the Rockets are ranked 15th (109).

On the offensive side of things, Houston is ranked 1st in the NBA in points scored per game (114.4), while San Antonio is ranked 11th (111). The Rockets are also ranked 1st in offensive efficiency (113.6), while the Spurs are ranked 10th (111).

This should be a great matchup between two talented Western Conference teams. Be sure to tune in!

Oklahoma City Thunder vs. Dallas Mavericks

The Oklahoma City Thunder will take on the Dallas Mavericks on June 18. The Mavericks are one of the best teams in the Western Conference and the Thunder are one of the best teams in the NBA. This will be a great game to watch.

Boston Celtics vs. Chicago Bulls

The Boston Celtics will take on the Chicago Bulls at 8:00pm EST tonight in what promises to be an exciting game. The Celtics are currently second in the Eastern Conference with a record of 48-26, while the Bulls are seventh in the conference with a record of 42-32.

Both teams have had success against each other this season, with each winning one game apiece. In their most recent matchup, the Celtics were victorious by a score of 104-95. However, the Bulls will be looking to even the series tonight and avoid losing three straight games.

The Celtics are led by All-Star point guard Kyrie Irving who is averaging 24.5 points and 5.0 assists per game Irving will have his work cut out for him against the tough defensive duo of Kris Dunn and Zach LaVine who will look to slow him down.

On the other side, the Bulls will look to their star forward Lauri Markkanen to carry them to victory. Markkanen is averaging 17.7 points and 9.0 rebounds per game this season and will need to be at his best if the Bulls want to come out on top.

Tune in tonight at 8:00pm EST to catch this exciting matchup between two playoff contenders!

Minnesota Timberwolves vs. Los Angeles Lakers

The Minnesota Timberwolves take on the Los Angeles Lakers today in what should be an exciting match-up. The Timberwolves are coming off a 108-99 win against the Sacramento Kings while the Lakers are fresh off a 115-110 victory against the Portland Trail Blazers Both teams will be looking to continue their winning ways, so make sure to tune in. The game is set to tip-off at 8:00 pm EST and will be broadcast on ESPN.

Detroit Pistons vs. Indiana Pacers

The Detroit Pistons and Indiana Pacers will face off in an exciting NBA game on June 18. The Pistons are currently in fifth place in the Eastern Conference while the Pacers are in seventh place. This game could be crucial for both teams as they battle for playoff position. The Pistons are led by center Andre Drummond who is averaging 16.2 points and 15.7 rebounds per game The Pacers are led by forward Paul George, who is averaging 23.3 points, 6.6 rebounds, and 3.3 assists per game Be sure to catch this exciting match-up on June 18!

Miami Heat vs. Charlotte Hornets

The Miami Heat will take on the Charlotte Hornets on June 18th at 7:00pm. This will be the first game back for the Hornets since the COVID-19 pandemic shut down the NBA season in March. The Heat are currently in 5th place in the Eastern Conference while the Hornets are in 9th place, meaning this game could be crucial for both teams’ playoff chances.

Brooklyn Nets vs. Orlando Magic

The Brooklyn Nets take on the Orlando Magic on Wednesday, June 18th at 7:00 PM EST. This will be the first time these two teams have faced each other in the 2020-2021 NBA season

The Nets are coming off a 108-98 victory against the Chicago Bulls while the Magic are coming off a 116-112 victory against the Portland Trail Blazers In their last 10 games, the Nets have a record of 5-5, while the Magic have a record of 6-4.

The Nets are currently in 7th place in the Eastern Conference with a record of 33-29, while the Magic are in 11th place with a record of 28-34. Both teams are fighting for a spot in the playoffs, so this game is important for both squads.

This game will be televised on ESPN and Netanyahu Radio will have live coverage beginning at 6:45 PM EST.

Washington Wizards vs. Atlanta Hawks

The Washington Wizards take on the Atlanta Hawks tonight at 7:00 EST. The Wizards are coming off a disappointing loss to the Orlando Magic while the Hawks are fresh off a win against the Charlotte Hornets Both teams will be looking to get back on track tonight, so this should be an exciting game to watch.

Sacramento Kings vs. Portland Trail Blazers

Both the Sacramento Kings and the Portland Trail Blazers are coming off of disappointing losses in their previous games. The Kings were defeated by the Utah Jazz while the Trail Blazers fell to the Los Angeles Clippers Each team will be looking to get back on track with a win in this matchup.

The Kings have been led by guard De’Aaron Fox, who is averaging 22.2 points and 7.2 assists per game. Forward Harrison Barnes is also averaging 19.2 points per game for Sacramento. The Trail Blazers have been led by guard Damian Lillard who is averaging 27.1 points and 7 assists per game. Forward Carmelo Anthony is also averaging 15 points per game for Portland.

This should be a close and exciting game between two talented teams. Be sure to tune in!

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