Who's playing in the NBA today, Wednesday 23 March?
The Philadelphia 76ers travel to Los Angeles to take on the Lakers at Crypto.com Arena, while the Timberwolves host the Phoenix Suns in Minnesota.
The road to the NBA Playoffs carries on as the end of the regular season gets closer by the minute. Nothing is set in stone in the Eastern or the Western Conference but every game counts in the final stretch before the postseason.
Wednesday 23 March: NBA schedule
Nets @ Grizzlies: 7:30 p.m. ET
The resurgent Brooklyn Nets travel to Memphis to take on the young, but talented Grizzlies team who sit second at in the Western Conference. The Nets are on the road which means that Steve Nash will have Kyrie Irving available for one of tonight’s top matchups in the NBA. Memphis will be without Ja Morant, who will miss the third game of the Grizzlies' last four due to knee soreness. The Nets have won six of their last seven while Memphis has won five of six.
Warriors @ Heat: 7:30 p.m. ET
Golden State have lost their last three games, and life without Steph Curry is proving difficult to adjust to for Steve Kerr and the Warriors. Curry was injured against the Celtics last Wednesday, and Golden State have won just once in their last four games since their star's injury. Miami sit on top of the Eastern Conference, but they have to keep winning with the Bucks trailing by just two games.
Suns @ Timberwolves: 8 p.m. ET
The top team in the league travels north as the Phoenix Suns look to keep rolling after winning their last five games. Devin Booker and Deandre Ayton have been carrying the Suns in the absence of Chris Paul and Phoenix comes into the night nine games clear of the second team in the West. Minnesota suffered a rare loss at the hands of the Dallas Mavericks on Monday night. If any team is hotter than the Suns right now, it’s the T’wolves, who have won 10 of their last 12.
In other NBA news
Sixers @ Lakers: 10 p.m. ET
Two of the biggest headliners in the league go toe-to-toe as the Philadelphia 76ers travel to Crypto.com Arena to take on the struggling Los Angeles Lakers. LeBron James led the Lakers to their second win in their last three games on Monday against Cleveland Cavaliers. LeBron had 38 points in his homecoming, and is now the top scorer in the NBA, averaging 30 points a game. Joel Embiid is just two tenths of a point behind James at 29.8 a night, and is one of the favorites to take home the league MVP. More importantly for both teams is where they sit in the standings. The Sixers are 2.5 games behind the Heat in the East, while the Lakers are just trying to stay in the Play-In picture in the West.
All the other games around the league:
All times in ET
Hawks @ Pistons, 7:00 p.m.
Kings @ Pacers, 7:00 p.m.
Hornets @ Knicks, 7:00 p.m.
Jazz @ Celtics, 7:30 p.m.
Magic @ Thunder, 8:00 p.m.
Rockets @ Mavericks, 8:30 p.m.
Spurs @ Trail Blazers, 10:00 p.m.