The Charlotte Hornets magic number continues to drop and a playoff berth is just within reach. We think it's safe to start scouting potential playoff matchups and the Hornets have many possibilities. The Eastern Conference has a huge gut of four teams, the Hornets, Miami Heat, Atlanta Hawks and Boston Celtics, vying for seeds 3-6. We bring on NBA expert and editor for SportingNews.com, Adi Joseph, to help us decide who we'd like to see the Hornets play and who we're hoping they avoid in the first round of the NBA playoffs. We want your thoughts too! Tweet us or comment below and we'll try to read them on air.
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