?Jazz at Kings
NBC 3 PM
Filmmaker Ken Burns's 17�-hour documentary, Jazz, recently finished its run on PBS. To fill the void, we offer CNN/SI NBA writer Marty Burns's 17�-word analysis, this one concerning another venerable and underappreciated American Jazz original, Midwest Division-leading Utah: " Stockton and Malone. Pick-and-roll. Mind-numbing execution. Why it won't win the NBA title? Olden Poly...."
? Avalanche at Penguins
ESPN2 3 PM
Happy hour begins early for puckheads on Presidents' Day. Colorado, through Sunday the NHL's second-best team, visits Pittsburgh, whose Mario Lemieux, having mastered the comeback routine, is hockey's Jordan. In the last 20 seasons only three players have won the Art Ross Trophy (most points): Wayne Gretzky, the Penguins' Jaromir Jagr and his linemate Lemieux. Bidding to become the fourth is Avalanche center Joe Sakic, the NHL's leading scorer, with 77 points.
?Heat at Knicks
TBS 8 PM
Changes in latitudes, changes in attitudes. Two weeks ago, New York—buffeted by a Jimmy Buffett buffet of profanity-won in Miami in OT Tonight the rivalry resumes 15 degrees farther north, in New York, inspiring this Parrothead parody, set to the tune of the Buffett hit Come Monday:
Van Gundy, it'll be all right,
Van Gundy, why you hold his leg tight?
I've spent e-ter-ni-ty screaming, "Illegal D!"
And I just want 'Zo back on our side.
FOX 1 PM
In 1985, Dodge, the brand that Richard Petty drove to two of his record seven Daytona victories, left the NASCAR circuit. The year before, the automaker had introduced the Daytona, a sports coupe that it produced for 10 years while nary a Dodge rounded the famous 2.5-mile tri-oval. The Daytona is history, but Dodge returns to the stock car Super Bowl today with potentially as many as 10 drivers behind the wheels of Intrepids, including two-time winners Bill Elliott (the pole sitter, above) and Sterling Marlin as well as Kyle Petty, Richard's son. Making its Winston Cup debut is Fox, which will employ 35 cameras and a top-of-the-screen scroll conveying race information.
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