The NBA ended 2015 with six games on New Year's Eve, headlined by the Golden State Warriors' 114-110 victory over the Houston Rockets and the Oklahoma City Thunder holding on to beat the Phoenix Suns 110-106.
The league rings in the new year with five games on tap tonight, so let's get to previewing the action:
Orlando Magic (19-13) @ Washington Wizards (14-16) - 7:00 pm ET
Something has to give in this one. The Magic have won seven of their last nine games, while the Wizards have won 10 games in a row over Orlando.
Dallas Mavericks (19-13) @ Miami Heat (18-13) - 7:30 pm ET
Dallas comes into this game after blowing out the Golden State Warriors, and will put their four-game win streak on the line against a Miami Heat team that has lost two games in a row.
Charlotte Hornets (17-14) @ Toronto Raptors (20-13) - 7:30 pm ET
Toronto has won three of their last four games and will face an injured Hornets that has lost six of their last nine games and will be without star center Al Jefferson.
New York Knicks (15-18) @ Chicago Bulls (18-12) - 8:00 pm ET
New York beat the Bulls by 16 points in their last matchup on Dec. 19, but the Knicks have lost four of their five games since then while the Bulls have won three of their last five.
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