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The NBA has a decent-sized slate on Friday as all the teams get back into the swing of things after the All-Star break. With nine games on the docket, there are surely some great matchups to watch out for. 


The premier matchups include  Spurs vs Raptors (-7.5), Nuggets vs Mavericks (+4) and Jazz vs Thunder. OKC is a 4-point home favorite tonight, according to FanDuel Sportsbook

DeMar DeRozan's return to Toronto, after being traded away to San Antonio this summer in the Kawhi Leonard deal,  will be one of the more interesting things to watch out for Friday night.

From a betting perspective, the largest spread of the night is in the Bulls vs Magic game, with the Magic being 8-point home favorites. The highest total of the night is in the Wizards vs Hornets game, which has an over/under of 232 points, according to FanDuel Sportsbook.  


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