The basketball world might be focused on the college kids, but there is still plenty of NBA action to enjoy. The San Antonio Spurs extended their home win streak to 43 straight games with a 118-110 win over the Portland Trail Blazers, but the closest game of the day came in the Toronto Raptors' 101-94 overtime win over the Indiana Pacers.
The NBA schedule holds strong with eight more games today, so let's preview tonight's contests from across the Association.
What's On Tap:
Cleveland Cavaliers (48-19) @ Orlando Magic (29-38) - 7:00 p.m. ET
Cleveland is looking to win their 14th straight game over the Magic, and they're also going for their eighth win in the last 10 games.
Oklahoma City Thunder (46-22) @ Philadelphia 76ers (9-59) - 7:00 p.m. ET
OKC is also looking for their 14th straight victory over the 76ers, and they're hoping to win their thrid straight game overall. Philadelphia is looking to snap a three game losing streak.
Sacramento Kings (26-41) @ Detroit Pistons (34-34) - 7:30 p.m. ET
Detroit wants to snap a three game losing streak in this one to keep pace in the Eastern Conference playoff race, while the Kings have lost 10 of their last 12 games.
Boston Celtics (39-29) @ Toronto Raptors (46-21) - 7:30 p.m. ET, NBATV
A battle between the second- and third-place teams in the Eastern Conference, the Celtics are trying to avoid their longest losing streak of the season. They have lost three in a row entering tonight's contest, while Toronto has won 11 of their last 14 games.
Minnesota Timberwolves (22-46) @ Houston Rockets (34-34) - 8:00 p.m. ET
Houston is looking for their sixth straight win in the series, but have lost two of their last three games overall. On the flipside, Minnesota has won two of their last three games.
Portland Trail Blazers (35-34) @ New Orleans Pelicans (25-42) - 8:00 p.m. ET
Portland has lost six games in a row on the road and are looking to avoid dropping to .500 for the first time in a month against a Pelicans team that has lost eight of their last 10.
Golden State Warriors (61-6) @ Dallas Mavericks (34-34) - 8:30 p.m. ET
Golden State is looking to stay one game ahead of the record-setting pace set by the 1995-96 Bulls, while the Mavs are looking to avoid losing five straight games at home for the first time since 2000.
Phoenix Suns (18-50) @ Los Angeles Lakers (14-54) - 8:00 p.m. ET
The Lakers hold the second-worst record in the NBA, while the Suns hold the third-worst. This game could go a long way in deciding the NBA Draft order this summer.
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