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Westbrook, Thunder welcome Mavs to OKC

Russell Westbrook looks to get Oklahoma City one step closer to the postseason as Dallas comes to town.

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Mavs at Thunder, 8 P.M. ET

The Thunder are 19-13 in games with Russell Westbrook and without Kevin Durant this season, but they're just 6-11 against teams currently .500 or better. The 45-29 Mavericks are with Monta Ellis, who is back from a lower leg injury. Follow live

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Pacers stumble out of the block

It seems the Celtics didn't need C Kelly Olynyk to tough out a swollen eye, as his understudy Tyler Zeller is scorching to start the game, going 4-for-5 for 11 points. Boston leads by 6 after one.

Nick Friedell @NickFriedell

I can't even imagine how many Bulls fans would be in this place if a Bulls/Bucks playoff series actually happens.

Half: Spurs 52, Magic 40

San Antonio’s bench not only outscored Orlando’s bench 33-2, but the Spurs’ reserves outscored their own starters by 14 points in the first half. Aron Baynes leads all scorers with 12. Follow live

Chris Forsberg @ESPNForsberg

Swollen-eyed Olynyk hits 3-pointer on first shot of night. Team debating having Shavlik Randolph bop him before each game.

Bulls seek fourth straight win

If the season ended today the Bulls and Bucks would meet in the first round of the playoffs. Chicago would probably be OK with that, having won six straight in the series and nine in a row in Milwaukee. Follow live

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Wiggins a shoo-in for Rookie of Year?

Andrew Wiggins currently leads all rookies in combined points, rebounds and assists. Each of the last 11 rookies to do that went on to win Rookie of the Year honors. The last to do it and NOT win Rookie of the Year was Yao Ming, who was beaten out by Amar'e Stoudemire. Raptors at Wolves, 8 P.M. ET

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Hornets stifling Pistons

Bismack Biyombo swatted a pair of shots at the rim and Charlotte is holding Detroit to just 33% shooting. The Hornets lead 48-29 with 5:52 left in the 1st half. Follow live

Zeller not doing Pacers any favors

The Indiana Pacers have 9 points midway through the first. Boston's Tyler Zeller has 9 points midway through the first. So it's no surprise that the Celtics are up 6 early over Indiana. Follow live

Wizards find the cure for what ails them

... and it's the Philadelphia 76ers. Washington is shooting 66.7% from the floor and threatening to take a 20-point lead on Philly. Not bad for a team that admitted recently it's not always sure which plays it's running. Follow live

Spurs rolling in second quarter

San Antonio is on a 20-2 run in Orlando and the Spurs have pushed their lead to 15. It's San Antonio's 18th straight game with a double-digit lead. Aron Baynes has 10 points in nine minutes off the bench for the defending champs. Follow live

End of 1Q: Hornets 33, Pistons 25

Al Jefferson has 6 points and avoided an early scare after an elbow to the face, while Kemba Walker leads all scorers with 12. The aggressive Hornets got to the free throw line 12 times, making 9 of them. Follow live

Sixers have no answer for Gortat

Nerlens Noel's Rookie of the Year campaign is taking a little bit of a hit against the Wizards, as Marcin Gortat has 13 points on 6-for-6 shooting after the first quarter and Washington leads by 10. Follow live

Orlando attacking the glass

The Magic hit just 30 percent of their shots in the first quarter, but they grabbed 9 offensive rebounds to stay close to the Spurs. San Antonio's Kawhi Leonard and Orlando's Tobias Harris each have seven points and the Spurs lead 23-19. Follow live

Desperation time for Pacers-Celtics

Brad Stevens isn't focused on seedings: "I've got a general idea of the standings... But I don't know the exact timelines. We need to stay in the moment." But if the Celtics lose to the Pacers tonight, both Boston and Detroit will sit 1.5 games behind the Nets for the 8 seed. Follow live

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Brad on Gigi’s future: "I really like him. I’m in his corner. I’ve had that conversation with all our people in the front office.”