This Week in Basketball and Hockey

1/22 to 1/28

After some technical difficulties last week, we are back!

NBA Games of the Week

Tuesday, January 23: Cleveland at San Antonio (8:00 PM EST, TNT)
Thursday, January 25: Washington at Oklahoma City (8:00 PM EST, TNT)
Thursday, January 25: Minnesota at Golden State (10:30 PM EST, TNT)
Saturday, January 27: Boston at Golden State (3:30 PM EST, ABC)

NBA Power Rankings (Last Week’s Rankings in Parentheses)

1. Golden State Warriors (1)
2. Houston Rockets (3)
3. Boston Celtics (2)
4. Cleveland Cavaliers (4)
5. San Antonio Spurs (6)
6. Toronto Raptors (5)
7. Minnesota Timberwolves (7)
8. Oklahoma City Thunder (9)
9. Washington Wizards (8)
10. Miami Heat (NR)


NHL Games of the Week

None; the NHL All-Star game is this weekend, plus national TV really loves the Blackhawks, even when they are in a down year.

NHL Power Rankings

1. Vegas Golden Knights
2. Tampa Bay Lightning
3. Boston Bruins
4. Nashville Predators
5. Winnipeg Jets
6. Washington Capitals
7. St. Louis Blues
8. Dallas Stars
9. Toronto Maple Leafs
10. San Jose Sharks


College Basketball Games of the Week

Tuesday, January 23: #18 Clemson at #2 Virginia (7:00 PM EST, ACCNE)
Tuesday, January 23: #5 Kansas at #12 Oklahoma (7:00 PM EST, ESPN)
Thursday, January 25: #23 Michigan at #3 Purdue (7:00 PM EST, ESPN)
Saturday, January 27: #2 Virginia at #4 Duke (2:00 PM EST, CBS)

Written by Mark

A gentleman and a scholar.