Seven NBA games are on the schedule tonight, including the Western Conference clash between the Dallas Mavericks at Los Angeles Clippers, as star guard Stephen Curry is set to return from a shoulder injury. There are two NBA games on TNT tonight — Heat vs Thunder and Warriors vs Suns.
Action on Tuesday night, however, begins at 7:00 pm at the Wells Fargo Center, where the Philadelphia 76ers will host the Detroit Pistons. The 76ers (24-15) will aim to improve their 16-6 home record this season against Detroit (11-32), which is 6-18 on the road this year.
Meanwhile, the Phoenix Suns begin a four-game road strike at the Golden State Warriors tonight. This matchup tips off at 10:00 pm ET and will be live on TNT. Read more: Will Stephen Curry play tonight for Warriors vs Suns?
The Suns (20-21) are on a six-game losing streak and enter this matchup against a Warriors team that they currently hold a 2-0 advantage against in head-to-head meetings this season, following wins on Oct. 25 and Nov. 16.
After missing 11 games with a shoulder injury, Stephen Curry will start tonight for Golden State, according to ESPN sources. Curry recently returned to full contact training and competitive scrimmage.
The other NBA game tonight on TNT is the clash between the Miami Heat vs the Oklahoma City Thunder at FTX Arena, with game time slated for 7:30 pm. Who will come out on top in this matchup? Jimmy Butler and the Heat, or will it be Shai Gilgeous-Alexander and Oklahoma City?
Elsewhere, Luka Doncic and the Dallas Mavericks travel to face the Los Angeles Clippers at 10:30 pm, the Cleveland Cavaliers are at the Utah Jazz, starting at 9:00 pm, while the Charlotte Hornets play at Toronto Raptors and the Portland Trail Blazers welcome the Orlando Magic.
The NBA schedule tonight
Tuesday’s Games – Jan. 10
Detroit Pistons at Philadelphia 76ers, 7 p.m.
Charlotte Hornets at Toronto Raptors, 7:30 p.m.
Oklahoma City Thunder at Miami Heat, 7:30 p.m. – TNT
Cleveland Cavaliers at Utah Jazz, 9 p.m.
Orlando Magic at Portland Trail Blazers, 10 p.m.
Phoenix Suns at Golden State Warriors, 10 p.m. – TNT
Dallas Mavericks at Los Angeles Clippers, 10:30 p.m.