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Today


Orlando at Miami, 3 p.m., NBA TV: The battle for the Sunshine State between a pair of surprise teams, which features a fun matchup between dynamic Dwyane Wade and Steve Francis.


Tuesday


Washington at Sacramento, 7 p.m., NBA TV: The fourth of a five-game trip for the Wizards against the Kings, 9-2 at home.


Thursday


Minnesota at San Antonio, 5 p.m., TNT: Many still believe that these teams will inevitably meet in the Western Conference finals.


Saturday


Detroit at Indiana, 9:30 a.m., ESPN: Fight Night II. This time the game is in Indianapolis.


Miami at L.A. Lakers, noon, Ch. 4: Kobe Bryant wants to settle his differences with Shaquille O’Neal, but the Heat center will no doubt try to prove a point in his first return to Los Angeles.