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OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — Portland visits Oklahoma City tonight in a high profile NBA game that might be missing key players from both teams. The Trail Blazers are hoping to have leading scorer and rebounder LaMarcus Aldridge back after he missed last night's game in Houston with an upper-respiratory problem. The Thunder's Kevin Durant has missed the last two games with an ankle injury.

ATLANTA (AP) — The Atlanta Hawks have won 13 of 14 heading into a showdown with the Clippers tonight. The Hawks are 12-2 at home this season, helping them hold just a half-game lead over Washington for first in the Southeast Division.

WASHINGTON (AP) — Chicago has built an 18-9 record on the strength of a 12-4 mark on the road this season. That's where the Bulls play tonight when they visit Washington. Chicago improved its home record by snapping Toronto's five-game winning streak last night.

TAMPA, Fla.(AP) — Pittsburgh visits Atlantic Division co-leader Tampa Bay in a meeting of division leaders tonight in the NHL. The Penguins have been hit hard by illness with three players including Sidney Crosby being diagnosed with the mumps and three others sent back to Pittsburgh for mumps testing. Still, the Penguins top the Metropolitan Division and are only two points back of Anaheim for the top record in the league.

TUCSON, Ariz. (AP) — No. 3 Arizona puts its 12-0 record on the line on the road tonight when it visits UNLV. The Rebels have posted a 7-3 mark so far this season, but all of their wins have come against non-BCS schools.

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