The last game of the season offers several interesting storylines.
The Lakers, Heat, Boston, Dallas, and Oklahoma City all have similar records.
The number two and number three seed in the West are up for grabs, as the Lakers, Mavericks, and Thunder try to move up in the standings.
Here are the scenarios:
The Lakers win, and the Mavericks lose: The Lakers would get the second seed, the Thunder would get the third seed, and the Mavericks would get the fourth seed.
The Lakers win, and the Mavericks win: Lakers No. 2, Mavericks No. 3, Thunder No. 4.
The Mavericks win, the Thunder win, and the Lakers lose: Mavericks No. 2, Lakers No. 3, Thunder No. 4.
The Thunder win, the Lakers lose, and the Mavericks lose: Lakers No. 2, Thunder No. 3, Mavericks No. 4.
All three teams win or all three teams lose: Lakers No. 2, Mavericks No. 3, Thunder No. 4.
The Eastern Conference is set. The Celtics and Knicks play tonight, and will meet in the first round.
These are tonight's games:
New York at Boston
New Jersey at Chicago
Washington at Cleveland
New Orleans at Dallas
Houston at Minnesota
Indiana at Orlando
Detroit at Philadelphia
Milwaukee at Oklahoma City
Denver at Utah
Miami at Toronto
Atlanta at Charlotte
Portland at Golden State
Memphis at LA Clippers
San Antonio at Phoenix
LA Lakers at Sacramento