NBA Daily: News, Recaps, & Previewing The League's 10 MLK Day Games

Five NBA games were on the schedule yesterday, headlined by the San Antonio Spurs staying undefeated at home and winning their 11th straight game overall in their 112-83 victory over the Dallas Mavericks.

The schedule ramps back up with 10 games on this Martin Luther King Jr. Day, so let's get to previewing all of the action ahead. 

Philadelphia 76ers (5-37) @ New York Knicks (20-22) - 1:00 pm ET
New York has won four straight games at home, but have lost two straight overall and will face a Sixers team that snapped a four-game losing streak with a 25-point win over Portland this weekend.

Utah Jazz (18-22) @ Charlotte Hornets (18-22) - 2:00 pm ET
Both Utah and Charlotte are desperately looking for a win to break out of their recent slides. The Hornets have lost seven straight games to Western Conference opponents and have lost nine of their last 10 games overall, while the Jazz have lost five of their last eight.

Portland Trail Blazers (18-25) @ Washington Wizards (19-21) - 2:00 pm ET
Both teams had win streaks snapped over the weekend, and are looking to get back on track. Washington and Portland have split their last four meetings.

New Orleans Pelicans (13-26) @ Memphis Grizzlies (23-19) - 2:30 pm ET, ESPN
Memphis has been playing well of late, winning four of their last five games, while the Pelicans come into this game on a two-game winning streak.

Chicago Bulls (23-16) @ Detroit Pistons (22-18) - 3:30 pm ET
These two divisional rivals are meeting for the first time since they played a four overtime thriller last month. The Bulls have lost four of their last five games, and the Pistons have lost two of their last three.

Orlando Magic (20-19) @ Atlanta Hawks (24-17) - 5:00 pm ET, NBATV
Orlando is desperately trying to end their recent slide (lost six of their last seven games) while gaining ground in the division against the Hawks, who are 4-5 over their last nine.

Brooklyn Nets (11-30) @ Toronto Raptors (25-15) - 7:30 pm ET
Toronto can tie a season-high with their fifth straight win if they can beat a Nets team that has lost seven of their last eight.

Golden State Warriors (37-4) @ Cleveland Cavaliers (28-10) - 8:00 pm ET, TNT
Golden State is making their first trip to Cleveland since winning the title there last summer. They're trying to rebound from a loss to the Pistons, while the Cavs have won nine of their last 10 games.

Boston Celtics (22-19) @ Dallas Mavericks (23-19) - 8:30 pm ET
The Celtics have won three games in a row after a four-game losing streak, while the Mavs have lost three of their last four games.

Houston Rockets (22-20) @ Los Angeles Clippers (26-14) - 10:30 pm ET, TNT
The Clippers had their 10-game winning streak snapped by the Kings in their last content, while Houston has won six of their last seven games.

Here are the latest news and rumors around the league: 
Grizzlies forward Matt Barnes was fined $35,000 for comments about Knicks head coach Derek Fisher that condoned violence.

Bulls center Joakim Noah is expected to miss the rest of the season after undergoing shoulder surgery to repair his separated shoulder.

USA Basketball released their 30 finalists for the Olympic team, headlined by five members of the Warriors.

Knicks forward Carmelo Anthony will return tonight after missing two games with a sprained ankle.

Lakers guard Kobe Bryant passed Jerry West for second on the franchise's all-time assists list.

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