With one game remaining, the have announced they’re going to sit six of their players for Wednesday’s finale against the .
The Nets announced , and will all sit out due to rest, while injuries will sideline (ankle), (shoulder) and (hamstring).
Brooklyn’s decision should come as good news for Chicago, as the Bulls enter the regular season’s final night in a three-way fight with and for the East’s final two spots.
The path to the playoffs is simple for the Bulls — if they win, they’re in. The Pacers will also head to the postseason with a win of their own at home against the , who locked up fifth place with a Tuesday night win. Should either the Bulls or Pacers lose, Miami can lock up a playoff spot with a Wednesday win over the .
In a tweet sent before the Nets had publicly announced their lineup intentions for Wednesday, Heat owner Micky Arison said he hopes his squad is focused on closing out the regular season with a victory.
forget what other teams are doing…Let’s make tomorrow night amazing. Win & 30 & 11 for the second half. So proud of this team!
— Micky Arison (@MickyArison)
The NBA playoffs begin Saturday afternoon.