The 2012 NBA All-Star festivities in Orlando promise to be wildly entertaining.
The same could be said about the final days of the season's first half, which feature at least 10 must-see matchups.
Each game counts more than ever in the condensed and abbreviated 2011-12 schedule.
On top of that, the pressure to perform increases as we advance closer to the spring. Everyone plays with more urgency, and that's fun to watch.
Get your popcorn ready for this terrific lineup.