It’s time to get your game on! Check out our list of tonight’s NBA matchups and make sure you don’t miss a single game.
The National Basketball Association (NBA) is a professional basketball league in North America. The league is composed of 30 teams, of which 29 are based in the United States and one in Canada. It is widely considered to be the premier men’s professional basketball league in the world.
The Los Angeles Lakers will take on the Phoenix Suns at 10:00pm EST while the New York Knicks battle the Milwaukee Bucks at 8:00pm EST.
Los Angeles Lakers vs. Portland Trail Blazers
7 p.m. PST
This matchup features two teams in the Western Conference that are currently No. 4 and No. 5 in the standings, respectively. The Lakers (49-14) are coming off of a 122-114 victory against the Houston Rockets, while the Trail Blazers (39-23) most recently lost to the Toronto Raptors, 115-112.
This will be the third meeting between these two teams this season, with each team winning one game apiece. In their last matchup on February 2nd, the Lakers won 111-106. Anthony Davis led Los Angeles in scoring with 28 points and 12 rebounds, while Damian Lillard paced Portland with 32 points on 10-of-19 shooting from the field.
The Lakers are averaging 112.3 points per game this season (sixth in the NBA), while the Trail Blazers are averaging 114 (fourth). Los Angeles is allowing opponents to score 106 points per game (sixth), while Portland is allowing 111 points per contest (18th).
Utah Jazz vs. Houston Rockets
The Utah Jazz take on the Houston Rockets tonight at 8 p.m. EST.
This game will be sure to be an exciting one as both teams are vying for a spot in the playoffs. The Jazz are currently in fifth place in the Western Conference, while the Rockets are in seventh place.
The Jazz have been led this season by superstar point guard Donovan Mitchell, who is averaging 24 points per game. The Rockets have been led by their star shooting guard, James Harden, who is averaging 36 points per game.
This game will be broadcast on ESPN.
Oklahoma City Thunder vs. Dallas Mavericks
The Oklahoma City Thunder take on the Dallas Mavericks tonight at 8:00 p.m. EST. The Thunder are currently in second place in the Western Conference with a record of 33-12, while the Mavericks are in fifth place with a record of 28-17. This will be the third meeting between these two teams this season, with the Thunder winning both previous matchups.
The National Basketball Association (NBA) is the men’s professional basketball league in North America, and is widely considered to be the premier men’s professional basketball league in the world. It has 30 teams (29 in the United States and 1 in Canada), and is an active member of USA Basketball (USAB), which is recognized by FIBA (also known as the International Basketball Federation) as the national governing body for basketball in the United States. The NBA is one of the four major professional sports leagues in the United States and Canada. NBA players are the world’s best paid athletes by average annual salary per player.
The league was founded in New York City on June 6, 1946, as the Basketball Association of America (BAA). The league adopted the name National Basketball Association on August 3, 1949, after merging with its rival National Basketball League (NBL). The NBA’s regular season runs from October to April, with each team playing 82 games. Its playoffs extend into June. NBA players mostly come from North America, but since early 2000s, the league has seen an increase in players from Africa and Europe.