Approximately one-third of the NBA season is in the books, and die-hards are beginning to get a good idea of what the league looks like this time around. However, there is always a segment of the basketball-watching population that doesn’t quite engage with the league until Christmas time.
With that in mind, the good folks at NBA League Pass have decided to make the service free for the weekend (both on television and online) and that provides a perfect opportunity to catch up on some of the squads that may not be overly familiar at this point in the calendar. It isn’t necessarily a schedule chalked overly full with high-profile match-ups, but at the same time, there are interesting teams and players to monitor, and in this space, we’ll take a quick glance at five games that could be appointment viewing for various reasons.
Let’s break it down with a hat-tip toward chronological order.