Two Western Conference teams with almost identical record and both sitting within the playoff spots are clashing tonight, when the Denver Nuggets (15-13), are hosting the New Orleans Pelicans (15-14), with both teams unable to find a rhythm the past week by never winning or losing a second straight game in that span.
Two defensive powerhouses of the league this season face off today, when the leaders of the Eastern Conference Boston Celtics (24-6), who are trying to find their rhythm again, are hosting the struggling Utah Jazz (13-15), who have Rudy Gobert back in the lineup but cannot return to the winning ways.
Two teams from opposing conferences with almost identical records and both struggling lately are clashing today, when the Philadelphia 76ers (14-13), are hosting the Oklahoma City Thunder (13-14), with both teams looking to turn their latest victories into a streak.
Two struggling Eastern Conference teams with opposite goals for the season are clashing, when the Atlanta Hawks (6-21), who are trying their best amidst a rebuilding season, are hosting the Detroit Pistons (14-13), who are struggling mightily lately and are in danger of falling out the playoff picture.
Two teams from different conferences currently on opposite trajectories are clashing today, when the hot Indiana Pacers (16-11), who want to extend a lengthy winning streak, are hosting the Oklahoma City Thunder (12-14), who want to bounce back after their latest defeat.
Two teams sitting in the top-5 places of their respective conference are clashing today, when the East leaders Boston Celtics (23-6), are hosting the Denver Nuggets (15-12), who still haven’t found their footing after missing their frontcourt starters to injury.
Two teams with identical records but from different conferences and on opposite trajectories in the past few games are clashing today, when the Miami Heat (13-13), looking to extend their winning streak, are hosting the struggling Portland Trail Blazers (13-13), who want to end a losing streak of their own.
Two teams from different conferences currently on opposite trajectories are clashing tonight, when the Minnesota Timberwolves (16-11), looking to extend a winning streak, are hosting the Philadelphia 76ers (13-13), who want to end a losing one of their own.