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UPDATE: Check out the comments for a scenario I completely missed. - Matt

I tried to avoid doing this after all the confusion regarding these playoff tiebreakers , but I can't help myself:

Tomorow's games:
Bulls vs. Toronto
Washington at Detroit (i.e. the Tony Delk show)
Indiana vs. Orlando

If Bulls win(Bulls guaranteed higher seed than Milwaukee):

  • AND Washington wins AND Indiana wins:
    • Washington is 42-40, Bulls/Indiana are tied at 41-41
    • Indiana wins tiebreaker (division record)
    • Bulls are the 7th seed
  • Washington loses, Indiana wins:
    • Bulls/Indiana/Washington are tied at 41-41
    • Bulls win tiebreaker (highest winning percentage in games among the 3 teams)
    • Bulls are 5th seed
  • Washington loses, Indiana loses:
    • Bulls/Washington are tied at 41-41, Indiana is at 40-42
    • Bulls win tiebreaker (head-to-head versus Washington)
    • Bulls are 5th seed

If Bulls lose(Bulls guaranteed lower seed than Washington):

  • Indiana loses
    • Bulls/Indiana/Milwaukee are tied at 40-42
    • Bulls lose tiebreaker (lowest division record)
    • Bulls are 8th seed
    • I cry myself to sleep
  • Indiana wins
    • Indiana at 41-41, Bulls/Milwaukee tied at 40-42
    • Bulls lose tiebreaker (lower division record)
    • Bulls are 8th seed
    • I cry myself to sleep

Feel free to check my work, the real wrinkle was the Bulls being 3-1 against Washington during the season, which set them apart from Indiana (who split their games against the Bulls and Washington) and Washington.

 I'd say the most likely situation is the first, with everyone winning and the Bulls earning the 7th seed.

And if I needed to remind everyone:
5th seed - face Cleveland
7th seed - face Miami
8th seed - face Detroit, I cry myself to sleep.