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Discuss today's NBA games with us at The Dream Shake!

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Consider this your game thread for the other four NBA games today. There will be a Rockets thread at 5pm CST, but until then this is your source.

Today's lineup:

11am CST on ESPN: New Orleans Pelicans vs. Miami Heat.

1:30pm CST on ABC: Chicago Bulls vs. Oklahoma City Thunder.

4pm CST on ABC: Cleveland Cavaliers at Golden State Warriors.

9:30pm CST on ESPN: Los Angeles Clippers at Los Angeles Lakers.

The home team is favored 3 of the 5 games tonight, with the Spurs and Clippers being the exceptions.

In years past, the road teams have usually gotten the better of these matchups in part because they usually have Christmas over with the night before. They fly to their destination, spend the night, and go play basketball. Home teams, meanwhile, spend the mornings with their families and then have to trudge to the arena and try to focus on the task at hand. The Clippers and Lakers will both have this issue.

Anyway, does anyone see an upset in the making? Can the healthy Cavs knock off the Warriors in Oakland? Can Chicago outplay the Thunder?

Let us know what you think. Oh, and Merry Christmas!