The Orlando Magic closed out a sweep of the listless Charlotte Bobcats Monday night to become the first team to move into the second round of the NBA playoffs.
Three teams have a chance to clinch their series and join the Magic in the conference semifinals.
The storylines are plentiful as the Heat try to keep their win streak alive, the Bulls try to slay the Goliath that is King James, and the Mavericks try to prove they're not washed up and over the hill.
Then there's the Kobe issue. That's where we'll begin our look at the five key things to watch for in tonight's action.