For the second Thursday in a row the NBA schedule is just four games and the nightcap of the TNT doubleheader features the horrible Golden State Warriors at home in what looks like a huge mismatch.
The NBA comes out of its week-long All-Star break on Thursday with six games, featuring a matchup of teams currently that would both make the playoffs.
The series between the Golden State Warriors and the Toronto Raptors returns to Oakland on Thursday night with the Dubs as 2.5-point favorites as they look to even things up at 3-3.
Wednesday could be the penultimate game in Oakland, and the Warriors are 6-point favorites as they look to take a 2-1 series lead on the Raptors.
The Golden State Warriors have been the favorites, despite the Warriors will not have Durant for at least Game 1, perhaps not until Game 3 and maybe not at all in the series.
The Houston Rockets and Golden State Warriors solid home favorites to finish their respective first-round series in five games.
The Golden State Warriors were on cruise control to a series sweep but situation may not be in their favor after Warriors lost center DeMarcus Cousins in an injury.
The Golden State Warriors are the favorites to win the Western Conference for a fifth straight season and open defense of their back-to-back NBA titles on Saturday against the LA Clippers.
The Golden State Warriors are 2-5 against the spread in the past seven meetings between the teams. Houston opened as a 2-point favorite.
The Miami Heat, Charlotte Hornets and Orlando Magic are "battling" for the Southeast title, and the Heat visit the Hornets in an important game Wednesday.