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Pelicans' Williamson on track for Wednesday debut

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January 20 Zion Williamson, the NBA's No. 1 draft pick last June, took a step, at least on paper, toward his debut for the New Orleans Pelicans. And it bodes well for the ultimate step, still slated for Wednesday. FULL STORY

Report: Mavs F Porzingis (knee) aiming to return Tuesday

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January 20 Dallas forward Kristaps Porzingis is reportedly planning to play against the Los Angeles Clippers on Tuesday, ending a 10-game absence from the Mavericks' lineup. FULL STORY

Jazz pose next test for high-flying Pacers

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January 20 Climbing to great heights also requires proving yourself in the mountains, it appears, as the Indiana Pacers will face the Utah Jazz in Salt Lake City on Monday night one day after playing at Denver. FULL STORY

Timberwolves look to take advantage of road-weary Nuggets

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January 20 The Minnesota Timberwolves had a day off while the Denver Nuggets played Sunday night at home before traveling to Minneapolis for a Monday night matchup. FULL STORY

Heat happy to return home against Kings

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January 20 The Miami Heat, who are an NBA-best 18-1 at home this season, will host the Sacramento Kings on Monday night in a game of opposites. FULL STORY

Suns warming as Spurs visit on a back-to-back

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January 20 The Phoenix Suns look to build on the momentum from a victory over one of the NBA's toughest teams when they host the up-and-down San Antonio Spurs on Monday. FULL STORY

Refreshed Warriors to face new-look Trail Blazers

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January 19 A 10-game losing streak is in the background and Steve Kerr couldn't be happier. FULL STORY

Bucks host Bulls, aiming for seventh straight win

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January 19 The Milwaukee Bucks will go for their seventh win in a row when they host the Chicago Bulls on Monday afternoon. FULL STORY

Rockets face Thunder hoping to 'stick together'

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January 19 The skid began in earnest on Jan. 9 with a 21-point loss in Oklahoma City and over the past 10 days, the Houston Rockets have stumbled to regain their footing in the treacherous Western Conference. FULL STORY

Knicks, Cavs meet looking for relief from futility

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January 19 There are many ways to measure how badly the New York Knicks have struggled this century. A new metric will be introduced Monday, when the Knicks look to win a rare Martin Luther King Day Jr. road game when they visit the Cleveland Cavaliers in a battle of Eastern Conference also-rans. FULL STORY

NBA STANDINGS

Eastern
Atlantic
TEAM
W-L
PCT
GB
Boston Celtics
22-8
.733
-
Toronto Raptors
22-11
.667
1.5
Philadelphia 76ers
23-12
.657
1.5
Brooklyn Nets
16-15
.516
6.5
New York Knicks
9-24
.273
14.5
Central
TEAM
W-L
PCT
GB
Milwaukee Bucks
29-5
.853
-
Indiana Pacers
21-12
.636
7.5
Chicago Bulls
13-20
.394
15.5
Detroit Pistons
12-21
.364
16.5
Cleveland Cavaliers
10-22
.313
18
Southeast
TEAM
W-L
PCT
GB
Miami Heat
24-8
.750
-
Orlando Magic
14-18
.438
10
Charlotte Hornets
13-22
.371
12.5
Washington Wizards
9-22
.290
14.5
Atlanta Hawks
6-27
.182
18.5
Western
Northwest
TEAM
W-L
PCT
GB
Denver Nuggets
23-9
.719
-
Utah Jazz
20-12
.625
3
Oklahoma City Thunder
17-15
.531
6
Portland Trail Blazers
14-19
.424
9.5
Minnesota Timberwolves
11-20
.355
11.5
Pacific
TEAM
W-L
PCT
GB
Los Angeles Lakers
26-7
.788
-
Los Angeles Clippers
23-11
.676
3.5
Phoenix Suns
12-20
.375
13.5
Sacramento Kings
12-21
.364
14
Golden State Warriors
9-25
.265
17.5
Southwest
TEAM
W-L
PCT
GB
Houston Rockets
22-11
.667
-
Dallas Mavericks
21-11
.656
0.5
San Antonio Spurs
13-18
.419
8
Memphis Grizzlies
13-21
.382
9.5
New Orleans Pelicans
11-23
.324
11.5