Heat at Raptors

Results: Gay and DeRozen went toe-to-toe with James and Wade but Bosh provided the extra firepower to run away with the 15-point win for Miami.

Now this is going to be interesting. The Raptors now have the benefit of Rudy Gay and he looked good in his debut Friday. Gay received a standing ovation before

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Lakers at Pistons

Results: Leading by as many as 11, the Lakers squeak out a 1-point win over the Pistons.

The evidence so far shows that Kobe Bryant’s adjustment to more balance between shooting and passing has paid some big dividends.

The Lakers (21-26) improved to 15-4 when Bryant takes fewer than 20 shots and ended an eight-game

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Clippers at Celtics

Results: Celtics throw the kitchen sink at the Clippers and take the 2-point victory.

Head coach Doc Rivers and his Celtics (23-23) bench have been making the most of what they have since the season ending injury of Rajon Rondo. Rivers calls it “team by committee” but I don’t think that means what he thinks

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Wizards at Spurs

Looking to stay unbeaten at home since the start of December, San Antonio is expected to get Tim Duncan back from injury as it goes for a 10th consecutive win and 14th in a row over the Wizards on Saturday night.

Tony Parker took the reins and hasn’t let go in helping the Spurs (37-11)

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Magic at Bucks

The good news for the Milwakee Bucks (24-21) is that the Orlando Magic are losing to everyone lately as the core of their team has been wiped out by injury.

It’s been more than two years since the Bucks last beat Orlando, this is the teams’ first meeting this season, and the Magic (14-32) have

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Bobcats at Rockets

The Houston Rockets (25-23) had a bumpy ride in January playing 12 of their 17 games away from home, which included a seven-game losing streak, the team’s longest in seven years.

The Rockets, averaging a league-worst 16.6 turnovers, should be confident heading into the match-up on Satuday with a Charlotte (11-34) team which has beaten

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Bulls at Nets

Results: Brook Lopez scored 20 points through three quarters, then the Nets turned to their bench to beat the short-handed Bulls 93-89 on Friday night.

Since P.J. Carlesimo took over as head coach Dec. 27, the Nets and Bulls have shared the East’s best record at 13-5. And while I predicted that Brooklyn’s

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Blazers at Jazz

Results: Make it 8 for the Jazz as they beat the Blazers by 9.

The Jazz will try for their eighth win in nine games at home Friday night when they take on the Northwest Division rival Trail Blazers in the first of four meetings over the next two months.

Utah (25-21) also looks to

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Heat at Pacers

Results: Oh, SNAP! Pay your respects. The Pacers OWN the Heat. Shutdown mode is in full efffecit as the mighty Heat fall AGAIN to the mighty Hea, 102-89.

Is Paul George the Kryptonite to Lebron James’ Super Man? George had 29 points and 11 rebounds in their last meeting and played a key role in

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Mavericks at Warriors

With Stephen Curry unlikely to play, Golden State tries for a sixth win in eight games Thursday night against the Dallas Mavericks.

The Warriors (28-17) have no reason to rush Curry back after his ankle sprain when they look at Tuesday’s win. Jarrett Jack, who started in place of Curry, had 26 points and a

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