The Chicago Bulls, Miami Heat and Dallas Mavericks each won a pair of opening-round home games. Tonight, the Pacers, Sixers and Blazers try to cut their deficit in half. The games start at 7 p.m., 8 p.m. and 10:30 p.m. eastern, respectively.
Sixers can't beat Heat, but are still headed in the right direction [Philadelphia Inquirer]
From invisible to relevant? That's an improvement for Pacers [Indianapolis Star]