Golden Warriors are Back on the Court and Other NBA Action
(AP) — Two of the top teams in the NBA are squaring off tonight in Houston as the Rockets entertain the Warriors. Golden State comes in with the best record in the league, 36-6, while the Rockets are 33-12. The Warriors top the Pacific Division, Western Conference and all of the NBA with that mark while the Rockets ae just 1 ½ games back of the Spurs in the Southwest Division. The Warriors have won five straight and nine of 10 while the Rockets have won seven of their last 10 games.
The leader of the NBA's Northwest Division is Utah and the Jazz are in Dallas tonight. Utah has won its last four games and seven of 10 to stand 27-16 on the season.
In the Eastern Conference the Raptors lead the Atlantic Division and stand in second place in the conference standings behind Cleveland. The Raptors, who are 28-14, are on the road this evening for a game with the slumping Hornets. Charlotte has lost seven of its last 10 games.
The Nets have lost 11 straight and start the day with the worst record in the NBA, 8-33. Brooklyn attempts to get back in the winners' circle tonight with a game in New Orleans.
The rest of the schedule has the Bucks in Orlando, the 76ers home to the Blazers, Chicago in Atlanta, the Grizzlies hosting the Kings and the Pacers in Los Angeles to play the Lakers.