This week in the NBA
Monday, March 7: The Warriors seek an NBA-record 45th consecutive regular-season home victory when they face the Magic (10:30 p.m. ET). Golden State currently shares the record of 44 in a row with the Bulls, whose streak ran from March 1995 to April 1996.
Tuesday, March 8: John Wall and Damian Lillard match up at point guard as Washington visits Portland at 10 p.m. on NBA TV.
Wednesday, March 9: In the opener of ESPN’s doubleheader, Boston puts its 13-game home winning streak on the line against Memphis (7 p.m.). The second game features the Thunder and Clippers (9:30 p.m.), two teams separated by one game in the loss column right now in the race for third place in the West.
Thursday, March 10: Kobe Bryant and LeBron James meet for the final time when the Cavaliers visit the Lakers at 10:30 p.m. on TNT. The network’s doubleheader opens with the Bulls visiting the Spurs, who will be looking for their 40th straight home regular-season win (8 p.m.).
Friday, March 11: The Trail Blazers and Warriors meet (10:30 p.m., NBA LP) for the first time since Portland defeated Golden State 137-105 behind Damian Lillard’s 51 points on Feb. 19. Lillard (two) and Stephen Curry (three) are the only players with multiple 50-point games this season.
Saturday, March 12: Oklahoma City and San Antonio face each other (8:30 p.m., ABC) for the first time since opening night, the first of three remaining regular-season matchups between the West powers.
Sunday, March 13: The Clippers play host to the Cavaliers (3:30 p.m., ABC) before embarking on a five-game road trip next week.