It’s a busy night around the Association as 22 teams take the floor!

This 11-game slate has no shortage of star power and heavyweight matchups. Take a look at some of the biggest storylines to follow:

  • Trae Young and De’Aaron Fox go head-to-head in a matchup between two of the best young point guards in the NBA today.
  • Brandon Ingram looks to continue his Most Improved Player of the Year case against last year’s MIP – Pascal Siakam.
  • Kristaps Porzingis has his first matchup against the New York Knicks since being traded to the Dallas Mavericks.
  • Joel Embiid and Nikola Jokic battle it out as arguably the two best centres in the NBA.
  • Giannis Antetokounmpo puts his unstoppable force to the test against reigning back-to-back Defensive Player of the Year Rudy Gobert.
  • Kyrie Irving and Damian Lillard face off in what could be considered a battle for the best point guard in the league.
  • Two of the hottest teams in the NBA face off as the Lakers host the Heat.

We have you covered with updates, highlights and more from all the action!

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This matchup between Central Division foes could have playoff implications down the road this season as both teams have gotten out to slow starts this year. Blake Griffin will not play in this one, but it appears a return is coming soon as he has resumed basketball activities.

Luke Kennard has 14 points for Detroit, while Malcolm Brogdon and Domantas Sabonis each have 11, as the Paces take a slight edge into the half.

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Jaren Jackson Jr. throws it down as the Grizzlies light it up in the second quarter in Orlando after a rough first quarter.

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Tristan Thompson has 11 points and five rebounds at the half, as the Cavaliers hold a commanding 15-point lead.

The Cavaliers bench is rolling early in this one led by rookie Kevin Porter Jr.

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Who doesn’t enjoy watching exciting point guards? Trae Young and De’Aaron Fox go head-to-head in a battle between two of the most entertaining young players in the NBA.

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Karl-Anthony Towns has been one of the most dominant players in the league this season – this alone gives you reason to tune into this one!

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Brandon Ingram has been fantastic to start the season and he’ll go at it with last year’s Most Improved Player Pascal Siakam to try and prove that he should be up for consideration for the award this season.

New York Knicks at Dallas Mavericks

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This is Kristaps Porzingis’ first game against the Knicks since being traded to the Mavericks. Though it doesn’t have the anticipation his Madison Square Garden return game will, it will still be entertaining to watch.

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Can Nikola Jokic get his game and his team back on track against Joel Embiid and the 76ers in a battle between two of the best centres in the league?

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Giannis Antetokounmpo versus Rudy Gobert is all that needs to be said in this matchup between two title contenders.

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If you like star players who score a ton of points this is the matchup for you. Kyrie Irving versus Damian Lillard in a contest between arguably the two best point guards in the NBA.

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The Heat (6-2) are off to a roaring start this season and they’ll put their talent to the test against the hottest team in the Western Conference in the Lakers (6-1).



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