There are 14 games of NBA action, meaning 28 of the 30 teams in the league are playing tonight!

The only two teams that aren’t playing are the Oklahoma City Thunder and Charlotte Hornets.

Take a look at some storylines to watch for in this packed slate:

  • Can the Raptors get revenge from Christmas Day and snap the Celtics five-game win streak?
  • Bam Adebayo and Joel Embiid – two of the East’s best big men this season – go head-to-head in 76ers vs. Heat.
  • Will the Warriors keep their hot streak rolling and pick up a fifth-straight win in their matchup with the Mavericks?
  • The Suns have plummeted since their hot start to the season. Can they get back on track against the Kings?
  • LeBron James and Carmelo Anthony face off in Lakers vs. Trail Blazers.
  • The Jazz and the Clippers clash in a battle between two of the best teams in the West.

Follow along with us for live updates, highlights and more.

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The Nuggets had their seven-game win streak snapped on Christmas Day. Can they get back on track against the Grizzlies?

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The Raptors have lost both meetings against the Celtics this season, with the most recent loss coming on Christmas. Will they get revenge and snap Boston’s five-game win streak?

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The Pacers are surging, winning seven of their last 10 games. The Pelicans have earned two-consecutive wins, including an impressive road win over the Nuggets on Christmas. These two teams are playing some of their best basketball of the season.

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Two Eastern Conference powerhouses battle it out in Miami. Come for Bam Adebayo vs. Joel Embiid, stay for Jimmy Butler competing against his old team.

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The Knicks are coming off of a win, looking to keep things rolling against the Wizards. Bradley Beal has been a monster this season averaging 27.8 points per game, good for fifth-best in the NBA, and he’s looking to compete for a starting All-Star spot.

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The Bulls are looking for a home win over the Trae Young-less Hawks as they’re only 2.5 games out of the playoff race.

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Can James Harden, Russell Westbrook and the Rockets bounce back from a rough performance on Christmas Day? Spencer Dinwiddie looks to lead the Nets to a tough road win to help bolster his All-Star case.

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The Timberwolves snapped their 11-game losing streak with an overtime win in their last game. Can they make it two in a row against the Cavs?

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Giannis Antetokounmpo (back) missed the Bucks last game and his status is in question for this game as well.

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The Spurs are one game out of the No. 8 seed in the Western Conference and look to close that gap against the Pistons.

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Luka Doncic made his return to the lineup in the Mavericks last game and he’ll look to snap the Warriors four-game win streak.

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The Suns have lost eight games in a row, sliding down the standings after getting out to a hot start this season. The Kings have struggled just as much as of late, losing five games in a row. Which team will snap their losing streak?

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Any time that LeBron James and Carmelo Anthony face off, you’re going to want to watch.

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The Jazz are starting to put things together while the Clippers are coming off of a huge win over the Lakers on Christmas. This battle between two Western Conference juggernauts will be fun to watch.





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