9 p.m., ESPN
The Pistons (first in the Central Division) just saw their 11-game winning streak end with a loss to Boston. The Mavericks (second in the Southwest) are on a four-game winning streak. For Dallas, Dirk Nowitzki has rallied after a slow start. The Pistons have been getting balanced scoring and have played tight defense, holding the opposition to under 90 points a game.