Excellent Matchup in Miami 1/29/14
UNDATED - This will be a busy night of play in the NBA with 11 games.
By far the best matchup is in Miami as the first-place Heat entertain the first-place Thunder of Oklahoma City. The visitors have the best record, 36-10 compared to 32-12. The Thunder are also on a roll having won 9 of their last 10 games.
They also feature a red-hot Kevin Durant who has scored at least 30 points in his last 11 games. Says LeBron James of Durant, "he can't be stopped by any 1-on-1 player." That said, of the 16 games Durant and James have faced-off, James' teams have won 13 of the encounters.
San Antonio continues to control the Southwest Division and tonight the Spurs are home to the Bulls. The two teams clawing it out behind the Spurs in the divisional race are meeting head-on tonight as the Mavericks are playing host to the Rockets.
The rest of the schedule has the Magic playing the Raptors in Toronto, Boston at home to the 76ers, Milwaukee entertaining Phoenix, the Timberwolves at home to the Pelicans, Charlotte at Denver, the Kings hosting the Grizzlies and the Clippers, the leading team in the Pacific Division with a record of 32-15, at home to Washington.
The Detroit at Atlanta game scheduled for tonight has been postponed because of bad weather.