Last night was great for the Bulls, as both the Heat and Thunder lost. Tonight has less affect on the Bulls, but still has some good games. First up, Boston at Indiana. If the Pacers lose it could hasten the Bulls' win in the division, but that is inevitable anyway. But it should be a good game between two playoff teams. Orlando at Philadelphia is a battle of playoff teams, at least for now, but both teams are struggling. Who is sinking faster? Dallas at Memphis is another battle of playoff teams, with Memphis rising fast and Dallas fighting to hold on to their position.
Portland at Milwaukee features two roughly evenly-matched teams a little outside of the playoffs. Milwaukee has a better chance of slipping in if they continue to win and someone else starts losing. LA Lakers at Phoenix pits a sure playoff team against a team fighting for the last spot. Denver at Golden State pits a team fighting to stay in the playoffs against a team that has nothing to gain -- and nothing to lose. Sacramento at LA Clippers pits a team well out of the playoffs against a team fighting for playoff position.
And ... there are other games, too. All time Central.
Sacramento at LA Clippers
Boston at Indiana 6:00 PM
Minnesota at New Orleans 7:00 PM
Orlando at Philadelphia 7:00 PM ESPN
Dallas at Memphis 7:00 PM
Atlanta at Charlotte 7:00 PM
Portland at Milwaukee 7:30 PM
LA Lakers at Phoenix 9:00 PM
Denver at Golden State 9:30 PM ESPN
Sacramento at LA Clippers 9:30 PM