The Golden State Warriors picked up yet another win, behind a monster effort from Stephen Curry. The Warriors beat the Orlando Magic 130-114 behind 51 points from Curry. The Warriors are now 51-5 on the season. In other notable action, the San Antonio Spurs improved to 49-9 with a 96-78 over the Utah Jazz. Elsewhere, the New Orleans Pelicans surprisingly knocked off the Oklahoma City Thunder, beating them 123-119.
The NBA has with just eight games today, so let's preview tonight's contests from across the Association.
What's On Tap:
Charlotte Hornets (29-27) @ Indiana Pacers (31-26) - 7 p.m. ET
The Pacers are favored in this one, with Eastern Conference playoff seeding implications at stake. The Hornets had won five straight before falling Wednesday.
Orlando Magic (25-31) @ New York Knicks (24-35) - 7:30 p.m. ET
The Magic gave the Warriors a fight last night, but came up short. Both teams need a win to help their playoff hopes and the Knicks favored in this one.
Cleveland Cavaliers (41-15) @ Toronto Raptors (38-15) - 7:30 p.m. ET
This one of the better matchups tonight. Both the Cavs and Raptors are among the top teams in the East. Despite being on the road, the Cavs are favored.
Chicago Bulls (30-26) @ Atlanta Hawks (31-27) - 8 p.m. ET, ESPN
The Bulls and Hawks won't capture the No. 1 seed in the Eastern Conference, but they'll battle for a home series to open the playoffs. Both teams are 1.5 games back of the No. 4 seed.
Los Angeles Clippers (37-20) @ Sacramento Kings (24-32) - 10 p.m. ET
The Kings have played the Clippers well this season, but the Kings' defense has struggled too much this year. The Clippers are favored by 4.5 in what could be a shoot-out.
Memphis Grizzlies (33-23) @ Los Angeles Lakers (11-48) - 10:30 p.m. ET
The Lakers are playing poorly in Kobe Bryant's final season, while Memphis is hoping to hold onto a playoff spot with Marc Gasol out. Memphis is favored by 5.5.
News And Notes:
- Best NBA shooting guards of all-time.
- Eric Gordon returning for Pelicans.
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