The NBA Eastern Conference teams are going at it. The remaining games are crucial for some teams as far as playoffs positioning is concerned. The teams from the 5th seed, down to the 10th spot won a game tonight.
5th seed Boston Celtics beat the Orlando Magic 107-96. 6th seed Hornets came from a 23-point deficit to beat the San Antonio Spurs 91-88. 7th seed Indiana Pacers toppled the bottom placed Philadelphia 76ers 91-75.
The battle for the 8th and final spot is very close between the Detroit Pistons, Chicago Bulls and Washington Wizards who are all having winning streaks as of the moment. The 8th seeder Pistons defeated the Bucks 92-91. Looking in from the ninth spot, the Chicago Bulls, defeated the Sacramento Kings , 109-102. The Washington Wizards beat the Atlanta Hawks, 117-102.