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Potential playoff matchup alert
Posted By HOOPSWORLD On April 13, 2013 @ 9:00 am In Wirenews | Comments Disabled
by Adi Joseph, USA TODAY Sports
A quick look at the four-game NBA schedule for Saturday, April 13, ranking games by watchability (all times p.m. Eastern):
MUST-WATCH: Los Angeles Clippers (53-26) at Memphis Grizzlies (54-25), 8, NBATV
This may be a first-round preview. And if so, it will be the best first-round matchup. These teams both could win the championship, even though they might need a few things to go right. The Grizzlies may be the best defensive team in the NBA. The Clippers have the best point guard in the league in Chris Paul to run one of the most explosive offenses. Memphis has moved into a tie with the Denver Nuggets for the No. 3 seed thanks to a three-game winning streak but also does not have the tiebreaker. Los Angeles will get no worse than the No. 4 seed because of its Pacific Division title. Still, expect this game to have some serious playoff-level intensity.
2. Boston Celtics (40-39) at Orlando Magic (20-59), 7
3. Milwaukee Bucks (37-42) at Charlotte Bobcats (18-61), 7
4. Phoenix Suns (24-55) at Minnesota Timberwolves (29-50), 8… [For more on Tonight's NBA schedule: Potential playoff matchup alert, click here.]
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