As usual, the Lakers have the late game tonight, playing at 7:30 PDT. However, the other NBA games of the night kick off at 5:00 PDT, and this is your place to discuss what's happening around the NBA while we wait for the good stuff to start.
Can the Hawks take one in Miami and even the series up? Can the Hornets defend their home court and tie the series at 2-2? And most importantly, what do you expect for the Lakers and Jazz tonight?
This is your first half Live GameThread. Comments update automatically. Let's get this thing started (and finished)!