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How to watch, what to watch for in NBA preseason Dec. 13 schedule

We take a look at the games on slate for the third night of the NBA preseason.

LeBron James #23 of the Los Angeles Lakers reacts after winning the 2020 NBA Championship over the Miami Heat in Game Six of the 2020 NBA Finals at AdventHealth Arena at the ESPN Wide World Of Sports Complex on October 11, 2020 in Lake Buena Vista, Florida. Photo by Douglas P. DeFelice/Getty Images

On the third night of the NBA preseason, we are set for a six-game slate. We’re two days into the preseason schedule and injuries are already starting to pile up around the league. Most of it is generally precautionary, but there are a few notables for the Washington Wizards in their opener against the Brooklyn Nets. Bradley Beal is not expected to play for the Wiz on Sunday evening. Jerome Robinson may also be held out and rookie Deni Avdija is dealing with a banged up knee. We’ll try and keep track of injuries and lineup news throughout the day for the preseason slate.

NBA preseason schedule for Dec. 13

Orlando Magic vs. Atlanta Hawks, 5:00 p.m. ET
Washington Wizards vs. Brooklyn Nets, 6:00 p.m. ET, NBA TV
New York Knicks vs. Detroit Pistons, 7:00 p.m. ET
Houston Rockets vs. Chicago Bulls, 8:00 p.m. ET
Los Angeles Clippers vs. Los Angeles Lakers, 8:30 p.m. ET, ESPN
Sacramento Kings vs. Portland Trail Blazers, 9:00 p.m. ET