Tonight, ESPN will be broadcasting two NBA games: the Brooklyn Nets versus the New Orleans Pelicans at 7:30 pm ET and the Miami Heat versus the Phoenix Suns at 10:00 pm ET. Check out this article to find out all the details about the NBA schedule tonight.
Brooklyn Nets vs New Orleans Pelicans
The Brooklyn Nets will be looking to bounce back from a recent loss to the Chicago Bulls as they continue their three-game road trip against the New Orleans Pelicans, who will be without leading scorer Zion Williamson due to injury.
Leading scorer, Kevin Durant, averaging 29.9 points, 6.7 rebounds, and 5.5 assists per game –tallied 44pts in the loss to the Bulls in the last game, while Kyrie Irving supported with 25pts and eight assists and Seth Curry scored 22.
In the meantime, the Miami Heat will be taking on the Phoenix Suns, who are looking to end a four-game losing streak, in the night’s second televised game. Both this game and Nets-Pelicans fixtures will be available to watch live to stream live on the ESPN App.
Other games on the NBA schedule tonight
In other action around the league, the Portland Trail Blazers will be facing off against the Indiana Pacers, the Chicago Bulls are heading to Philadelphia to take on the 76ers at Wells Fargo Center, and the New York Knicks will host the Toronto Raptors at Scotiabank Arena.
The NBA schedule tonight will also see the Charlotte Hornets facing with the Milwaukee Bucks inside the Fiserv Forum, while the Oklahoma City Thunder welcome the Washington Wizards, and the Detroit Pistons will face the San Antonio Spurs.
Elsewhere, the LA Clippers will be facing the Minnesota Timberwolves, the Cleveland Cavaliers will travel to play the Denver Nuggets, and the Atlanta Hawks will be taking on the Los Angeles Lakers.
Are They Ready For Tonight?
Can the New Orleans Pelicans contain Giannis Antetokounmpo of the Milwaukee Bucks, who is averaging 32.7 points, 12.1 rebounds, and 5.4 assists per game?
Will Nikola Jokic of the Denver Nuggets, who is averaging 25.2 points, 10.7 rebounds, and 9.5 assists per game, be able to lead his team to victory against the Cleveland Cavaliers?
And, will LeBron James of the Los Angeles Lakers, who is averaging 29.0 points, 8.2 rebounds, and 6.6 assists per game, be able to help his team extend their winning streak to four games against Tre Young and the Atlanta Hawks at crypto.com Arena?
Tune in tonight to find out.
The NBA Schedule Today and TV Channels
Friday, January 6, 2023
Portland Trail Blazers @ Indiana Pacers 7:00 PM
Chicago Bulls @ Philadelphia 76ers 7:00 PM
New York Knicks @ Toronto Raptors 7:30 PM
Brooklyn Nets @ New Orleans Pelicans 7:30 PM – ESPN / WatchESPN
Charlotte Hornets @ Milwaukee Bucks 8:00 PM
Washington Wizards @ Oklahoma City Thunder 8:00 PM
Detroit Pistons @ San Antonio Spurs 8:00 PM
LA Clippers @ Minnesota 9:00 PM
Cleveland Cavaliers @ Denver Nuggets 9:00 PM
Miami Heat @ Phoenix Suns 10:00 PM – ESPN / WatchESPN
Atlanta Hawks @ Los Angeles Lakers 10:30 PM