Podcast: Can the Steelers prove their worth vs. the Bills in Week 15?

The Steelers have only beaten one team with a winning record, but Pittsburgh can silence the doubters with a win on Sunday night.

The Pittsburgh Steelers are on the verge of a playoff berth, but there are doubters out there who feel this team has only beaten bad teams and aren’t worthy of the playoffs. Can the Steelers beat the 9-4 Bills and prove to they are indeed worthy?

This is a tough question, and one where they can be multiple responses/answers to. This is going to be the talking point in the latest podcast.

Plenty has to be deciphered here, and Jeff Hartman lays it all out there for the listeners in the latest show…

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Distribution Maps: What games will you see in Week 15 before the Steelers and Bills play?

The Steelers are playing the Buffalo Bills in Week 15 on Sunday Night Football. Will you get to see before the showdown?

If you were like me, before I decided to sign up for the DirecTV Sunday Ticket package every week I was wondering whether I’d be able to watch my beloved Steelers in the comfort of my own home, or if I’d have to go elsewhere to watch the game.

Before there were websites devoted to this, it meant a lengthy trip on the television guide screen to see which game was scheduled to air, but now it’s just a click away.

Since anyone with standard cable will get to see the Steelers and Bills go head-to-head in Week 15, check out which games you’ll see in your local viewing area leading up to the prime time showdown.

For those who want to know which game they’ll see, check the map below, courtesy of 506 Sports:

CBS Single Game

RED: Texans at Titans
GREEN: Vikings at Chargers (LATE)
YELLOW: Jaguars at Raiders (LATE)
BLUE: Broncos at Chiefs
PINK: Browns at Cardinals (LATE)
LIGHT BLUE: Patriots at Bengals

FOX Early Game

RED: Bears at Packers
GREEN: Seahawks at Panthers
YELLOW: Buccaneers at Lions
BLUE: Eagles at Washington
GREY: No Game

FOX Late Game

RED: Rams at Cowboys
BLUE: Falcons at 49ers

So, how will you be watching the game? At home? At a bar? Hosting a party? Either way, today is the day to get pumped!!


Jokic returns to form with triple-double vs. OKC

12:00 AM ET

Associated Press

DENVER — Breaking out of a mini-slump, Nikola Jokic is reasserting himself as the centerpiece of the Denver Nuggets’ offense.

Jokic had 28 points, 14 rebounds and 12 assists for his fourth triple-double of the season, leading the Nuggets past the Oklahoma City Thunder 110-102 on Saturday night.

Jokic now has 32 regular-season triple-doubles to tie Rajon Rondo for 11th on the career list. The stat line signaled his return to form after a series of off-target shooting performances and sluggish ball movement that bogged down the Nuggets’ attack over the last two weeks.

“He’s definitely well past rounding back into form,” Nuggets coach Michael Malone said. “For Nikola, getting past those struggles that everybody goes through, it’s just handling that adversity, staying with it and finding a way to stay aggressive, knowing that’s the only way you’re going to right the

Lillard, Portland set for matchup with Phoenix

Portland Trail Blazers (10-16, 12th in the Western Conference) vs. Phoenix Suns (11-14, eighth in the Western Conference)

Phoenix; Monday, 9 p.m. EST

BOTTOM LINE: Damian Lillard and the Portland Trail Blazers square off against the Phoenix Suns. Lillard currently ranks eighth in the NBA scoring 26.3 points per game.

The Suns are 7-10 in conference games. Phoenix is 1-5 in games when losing the turnover battle and averages 13.8 turnovers.

The Trail Blazers have gone 6-11 against Western Conference opponents. Portland is 4-14 when opponents win the rebound battle and averages 46.3 rebounds per game.

The Suns and Trail Blazers face off Monday for the first time this season.

TOP PERFORMERS: Cameron Johnson ranks second on the Suns with 2.0 made 3-pointers and averages 9.2 points while shooting 40.7 percent from beyond the arc. Dario Saric has averaged 10 rebounds and added 13.8 points per game over the last

Antetokounmpo and the Bucks take on the Mavericks

Dallas Mavericks (17-8, third in the Western Conference) vs. Milwaukee Bucks (24-3, first in the Eastern Conference)

Milwaukee; Monday, 8 p.m. EST

BOTTOM LINE: Giannis Antetokounmpo leads Milwaukee into a matchup with Dallas. He ranks second in the NBA averaging 31.0 points per game.

The Bucks are 13-1 in home games. Milwaukee is seventh in the league with 25.8 assists per game. Eric Bledsoe leads the Bucks averaging 5.7.

The Mavericks have gone 9-2 away from home. Dallas is 10-3 when it wins the turnover battle and averages 12.8 turnovers per game.

The Bucks and Mavericks match up Monday for the first time this season.

TOP PERFORMERS: Antetokounmpo leads the Bucks with 12.8 rebounds and averages 31 points. Khris Middleton has averaged 18.7 points and collected 5.1 rebounds while shooting 55.0 percent over the last 10 games for Milwaukee.

Tim Hardaway Jr. ranks second on the Mavericks averaging 2.5 made

Denver and New York to meet for cross-conference contest

New York Knicks (6-20, 14th in the Eastern Conference) vs. Denver Nuggets (16-8, fourth in the Western Conference)

Denver; Sunday, 8 p.m. EST

BOTTOM LINE: Nikola Jokic and the Denver Nuggets host Julius Randle and the New York Knicks in a non-conference matchup.

The Nuggets are 10-3 on their home court. Denver is 7-2 in games decided by at least 10 points.

The Knicks are 3-10 in road games. New York leads the Eastern Conference with 12.1 offensive rebounds per game led by Mitchell Robinson averaging 3.1.

The teams meet for the second time this season. The Nuggets won 129-92 in the last matchup on Dec. 5. Will Barton led Denver with 17 points, and Robinson led New York with 17 points.

TOP PERFORMERS: Barton leads the Nuggets averaging 1.9 made 3-pointers and scoring 14.9 points per game while shooting 40.6 percent from beyond the arc. Jokic has averaged 11.1

Morant and Memphis take on Miami in non-conference play

Miami Heat (19-7, third in the Eastern Conference) vs. Memphis Grizzlies (9-17, 13th in the Western Conference)

Memphis; Monday, 8 p.m. EST

BOTTOM LINE: Jimmy Butler and the Miami Heat take on Ja Morant and the Memphis Grizzlies in non-conference action.

The Grizzlies are 4-11 in home games. Memphis ranks second in the Western Conference with 26.5 assists per game led by Morant averaging 6.4.

The Heat are 8-6 in road games. Miami ranks second in the Eastern Conference shooting 37.9 percent from downtown. Duncan Robinson leads the Heat shooting 44 percent from 3-point range.

The teams square off for the second time this season. The Heat won 120-101 in the last matchup on Oct. 23. Justise Winslow led Miami with 27 points, and Jaren Jackson Jr. led Memphis with 17 points.

TOP PERFORMERS: Morant is shooting 46.2 percent and averaging 18.7 points. Tyus Jones has averaged 5.2 assists and

Washington faces Detroit, looks to end 4-game skid

Washington Wizards (7-17, 12th in the Eastern Conference) vs. Detroit Pistons (11-15, 10th in the Eastern Conference)

Detroit; Monday, 7 p.m. EST

BOTTOM LINE: Washington aims to stop its four-game losing streak with a victory against Detroit.

The Pistons have gone 8-13 against Eastern Conference opponents. Detroit is the top team in the Eastern Conference shooting 38.8 percent from deep led by Tony Snell shooting 46.4 percent from 3-point range.

The Wizards have gone 3-7 against Eastern Conference opponents. Washington has a 6-17 record when scoring at least 100 points.

The Wizards won the last meeting between these two squads 115-99 on Nov. 4. Bradley Beal scored 22 points to help lead Washington to the victory.

TOP PERFORMERS: Derrick Rose leads the Pistons with 6.0 assists and scores 16.4 points per game. Bruce Brown has averaged 3.4 assists and 8.3 points over the last 10 games for Detroit.

Rui Hachimura

Bronny hits key FG as 'nervous' LeBron looks on

11:49 PM ET

COLUMBUS, Ohio — Los Angeles Lakers forward LeBron James was courtside as his oldest son hit the layup that give his team a win over James’ alma mater on Saturday night.

LeBron James Jr., who goes by Bronny, stole an inbounds pass in the final minute and scored the bucket that turned out to be the game winner in Sierra Canyon’s 59-56 victory over St. Vincent-St. Mary inside a packed Nationwide Arena in Columbus. The freshman scored 15 off the bench as his father watched him play in high school for the first time.

“I think I was a lot more nervous than my son,” James told ESPN during a halftime interview. “Coming in here and being such a surreal moment for myself, our family, for Bronny himself. It’s pretty cool.”

James, who played for St. Vincent-St. Mary and helped the school win a state championship