After the Boston Celtics defeated the Washington Wizards on Thursday night, the Celtics have the night off. Other sports take the spotlight Thursday night, including in the NBA. The NBA has a pair of nationally televised games on its schedule, while the NFL has their Thursday Night Football game on NFL Network. There's also another ACC College Football game on Thursday night.
National Football League:
Indianapolis Colts vs. Jacksonville Jaguars, 8:20 p.m. ET (NFL Network): This is a rematch of their matchup at Lucas Oil Field back on Sept. 23, which the Jaguars won 22-17. The Colts have won four out of their last five games since that loss and the Jaguars have lost five straight games since.that game.
National Basketball Association:
Oklahoma City Thunder vs. Chicago Bulls, 8 p.m. ET (TNT): Even though the Bulls are without point guard Derrick Rose, they currently lead the Central Division at the beginning of the season. The Thunder are currently 2-2 but are only one game out of first place in the Northwest Division.
Los Angeles Clippers vs. Portland Trail Blazers, 10:30 p.m. ET (TNT): The Clippers are tied for first in the Pacific Division while the Trail Blazers are one game back of the Minnesota Timberwolves in the Northwest Division.
Florida St. Seminoles vs. Virginia Tech Hokies, 7:30 p.m. ET (ESPN): The Seminoles can take another step towards clinching the ACC's Atlantic Division on Thursday night against the slumping Hokies. The Hokies enter this game having lost four of their last five games, but can the Lane Stadium crowd will them to an upset?