Rajon Rondo has been having a bit of a problem fitting in on the Mavericks but recent addition Amar'e Stoudemire hopes to help Dallas gel as they make a push for a title. And you can watch the revamped team twice this week on Sling TV, with games against Portland and Golden State.
The Blazers also have a key Western Conference matchup in Los Angeles against the high-octane L.A. Clippers, who are second in the league in scoring. The last time these two teams met, Portland lost at home, 100-94 despite 37 points from LaMarcus Aldridge.
Wednesday, March 4
LA Lakers at Miami, 8 p.m. EST (ESPN)
Will the Lakers celebrate after the game against the Heat like they did after beating the Celtics last week? The Magic 8 Ball says: IT IS DECIDEDLY SO
Portland at LA Clippers, 10:30 p.m. EST (ESPN)
If Aldridge drops 37 again, will the Trail Blazers win this time? The Magic 8 Ball says: BETTER NOT TELL YOU NOW
Thursday, March 5
Oklahoma City at Chicago, 8 p.m. EST (TNT)
Will Derrick Rose ever be the same player again? The Magic 8 Ball says: AS I SEE IT YES
Dallas at Portland, 10:30 p.m. EST (TNT)
Will Rondo have patched things up with his coach enough to help against Portland? The Magic 8 Ball says: DON’T COUNT ON IT
Friday, March 6
Phoenix at Brooklyn, 8 p.m. EST (ESPN)
The Suns have been in a freefall. Can the Nets help cure that? Magic 8 Ball says: BETTER NOT TELL YOU NOW Dallas at Golden State, 10:30 p.m. EST (ESPN) The Warriors might be the best team in the league but could Stoudemire’s addition to the Mavs change that? Magic 8 Ball says: YES DEFINITELY