This Week in Basketball and Hockey

1/1 to 1/7

Happy New Year!  With football season winding down, we now get into the meat of the basketball and hockey seasons.

NBA Games of the Week

Wednesday, January 3: Cleveland at Boston (8:00 PM EST, ESPN)
Thursday, January 4: Golden State at Houston (8:00 PM EST, TNT)
Friday, January 5: Minnesota at Boston (7:00 PM EST, ESPN)

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

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


NHL Games of the Week

None

 

Power Rankings return next week.


College Basketball Games of the Week

Tuesday, January 2: #18 Texas Tech at #10 Kansas (9:00 PM EST, ESPN)
Wednesday, January 3: #12 North Carolina at #24 Florida State (7:00 PM EST, ESPN2)
Saturday, January 6: #12 North Carolina at #8 Virginia (1:00 PM EST, ESPN)
Saturday, January 6: #7 Oklahoma at #6 West Virginia (7:15 PM EST, ESPN2)
Saturday, January 6: #17 Kentucky at #23 Tennessee (9:00 PM EST, SECN)
Saturday, January 6: #10 Kansas at #16 TCU (9:15 PM EST, ESPN2)
Sunday, January 7: #24 Florida State at #15 Miami (FL) (6:00 PM EST, ESPNU)

 

Written by Mark

A gentleman and a scholar.