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Chat: Who to Root for in Tonight’s East Play-In Games

Related Topics: First Four, Miami Heat

After a wild night of games in the West Tuesday night, it’s the Easts’ turn. One team advances to the playoffs, one goes home, and the other two will meet again.

Tonight’s games, all times PDT

4:00 pm: Miami Heat at Philadelphia 76ers
6:30 pm: Atlanta Hawks at Chicago Bulls

Your rooting interests as a Blazers fan:

For the best possible Warriors pick (or potential to move up), you’re rooting for Miami in the first game, and you can root for either team in the second game.

[Pasting last night’s recap of draft position potential]

Here are the possibilities for the Warriors’ lottery position going into the lottery, based on whether teams teams in or out of the playoffs after this week’s play-in games:

  • Kings are in, Bulls or Hawks are in, Miami is in: Warriors are 12th.