In tonight's games, the Orlando Magic, New Orleans Hornets and Portland Trailblazers have an opportunity to extend their opening-round series to a seventh, and decisive, game. Orlando visits Atlanta at 7:30 p.m. eastern. The Hornets host the Lakers a half-hour later. The Blazers welcome the Mavericks onto their home court at 10:30 p.m.

Magic at Atlanta Hawks Game 6: Larry Drew's move in ‘chess match' [AJC]

Lakers play up their strengths going into Game 6 against Hornets [LA Times]

Trust the Mavericks, but don't bet until Saturday [Star-Telegram]