Tuesday: at Miami, 4:30 p.m. (ABC) — The defending Western Conference champion Thunder takes the league's best record (21-5) to the home gym of the world champions.
Thursday: vs. Dallas, 7 p.m. (TNT) — Former MVP Dirk Nowitzki (knee) is practicing again, but is not expected to play here as the Mavericks anxiously await his return.
Saturday: at Houston, 7 p.m. (FSOK) — Thunder dominated the first meeting against former teammate James Harden. Coach Kevin McHale has returned to the sidelines.
Dec. 31: vs. Phoenix, 7 p.m. (FSOK) — New Year's Eve home game has became a staple for franchise since its 2008 arrival. Thunder has yet to lose a game on this night (4-0).
Jan. 2: vs. Brooklyn, 7 p.m. (FSOK) — Start the new year with the Boys from Brooklyn. The Thunder's victory Dec. 4 at the Barclays Center was as entertaining as they come.