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What to watch, what to watch for NBA schedule on Valentine’s Day

We take a look at the games on slate for Sunday, February 14th in the 2020-21 NBA season.

Kawhi Leonard and Nicolas Batum of the LA Clippers hi-five during the game against the Chicago Bulls on February 12, 2021 at United Center in Chicago, Illinois. Photo by Jeff Haynes/NBAE via Getty Images

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Anyway, no matter how you’re celebrating V-Day, you’ll be doing so with plenty of hoops. The NBA has nine games and 18 teams in action for Sunday. The early game pits the Boston Celtics vs. the Washington Wizards. The Celtics have been reeling, losers of 6 of their past 9 games. Later on in the day, we get another taste of Airbnb and the Charlotte Hornets. That’s LaMelo Ball and Miles Bridges — the new duo that has everyone talking.

There are some injuries to note, particularly Anthony Davis (Achilles) and LeBron James (ankle). AD is questionable again despite returning last game vs. the Grizz. James should end up playing with the probable tag. Jamal Murray (ankle) is also questionable in Lakers-Nuggets. We could lose a lot of star power depending on how the injury reports shake out.

Let’s take a look at the schedule and some betting lines.

NBA regular season schedule for February 14th

Celtics vs. Wizards, 1:00 p.m. ET, NBA TV

Spread: Wizards +6.5
Over/Under: 231.5
Moneyline: BOS (-278), WAS (+225)

Timberwolves vs. Raptors, 7:00 p.m. ET NBA League Pass

Spread: Raptors -8.5
Over/Under: 229.5
Moneyline: MIN (+295), TOR (-375)

Spurs vs. Hornets, 7:00 p.m. ET NBA League Pass

Spread: Hornets +1.5
Over/Under: 228
Moneyline: SAS (-121), CHA (+102)

Pelicans vs. Pistons, 7:00 p.m. ET NBA League Pass

Spread: Pistons +4
Over/Under: 220.5
Moneyline: NOP (-175), DET (+143)

Trail Blazers vs. Mavericks, 7:30 p.m. ET ESPN

Spread: Mavericks -5
Over/Under: 235.5
Moneyline: POR (+160), DAL (-195)

Bucks vs. Thunder, 8:00 p.m. ET NBA League Pass

Spread: Thunder +11
Over/Under: 225.5
Moneyline: MIL (-670), OKC (+475)

Magic vs. Suns, 9:00 p.m. ET NBA League Pass

Spread: Suns -8.5
Over/Under: 218
Moneyline: PHX (-400), ORL (+310)

Grizzlies vs. Kings, 10:00 p.m. ET NBA League Pass

Spread: Kings +1.5
Over/Under: 229.5
Moneyline: MEM (-121), SAC (+102)

Lakers vs. Nuggets, 10:00 p.m. ET, ESPN

Spread: Nuggets +4
Over/Under: 216.5
Moneyline: LAL (-165), DEN (+138)

Cavaliers vs. Clippers, 10:00 p.m. ET, NBA TV

Spread: Clippers -10
Over/Under: 220
Moneyline: CLE (+390), LAC (-530)

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