Martin Luther King Day is here and with it brings the traditional slew of afternoon games.

The best game on today's docket may very well be in the Big Apple where the budding rivalry between the Knicks and Nets continues when the Nets invade Madison Square Garden to tangle with the Knicks in their first game back since returning from a victory over the Pistons -- a game which was played in London.

Here's a look at all the action today. All times Eastern:


Indiana at Memphis 1 p.m. (ESPN)

Sacramento at New Orleans 1 p.m.

Houston at Charlotte 2 p.m.

Minnesota at Atlanta 2 p.m.

Brooklyn at New York 3:30 p.m.

Los Angeles Clippers at Golden State 4 p.m.

San Antonio at Philadelphia 7 p.m. (TNT)

Los Angeles Lakers at Chicago 9:30 p.m.(TNT)

Washington at Portland 10 p.m.

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Cincinnati at (6) Syracuse 3:30 p.m. (ESPN)

Georgetown at (20) Notre Dame 7:30 p.m. (ESPN)


Winnipeg at Boston 1 p.m.

Tampa Bay at New York Islanders 1 p.m.

St. Louis at Nashville 6 p.m.

Buffalo at Toronto 7 p.m.

Florida at Ottawa 7:30 p.m.

Detroit at Columbus 7:30 p.m.

Anaheim at Calgary 9 p.m.