Open Thread: Two Games at 8:00 PM ET; the Miami Heat looks to close the Indiana Pacers out tonight as well at 8:30 PM in Game 6 of the NBA Eastern Conference Finals

I still can't believe that the Lynx didn't start playing just yet... - Jennifer Stewart-US PRESSWIRE

Happy Saturday! Two WNBA games tonight, both at 8 PM ET, all on LiveAccess or on TV if I note otherwise. And Game 6 of the NBA Eastern Conference Finals is tonight at 8:30 PM ET on TNT.

1. Connecticut Sun (1-1) at Minnesota Lynx, 8 PM ET

The Minnesota Lynx are currently the 6th place team in the West, but that's only because they haven't played a game yet. Tonight, they face off against Connecticut at home to start their 15th year in business. I expect that Minny should win this one.

Watch Fox Sports North Minnesota if you're from Tayler Hill's hometown, or CPTV Sports if you're in Connecticut.

2. Los Angeles Sparks (1-0) at San Antonio Silver Stars (0-1), 8 PM ET

The funny thing right now is that LA as of today is the only team in the West with a win, and should Connecticut beat Minnesota today and LA beat San Antonio, the Sparks will still be the only team in the West with a win. And most people believe that the West will have the best teams this year. Either way, it's still early, but I didn't expect to see that every Eastern team would have at least one win, and only one Western team with a win right now.

3. Miami Heat at Indiana Pacers, 8:30 PM ET in Game 6 of the NBA Eastern Conference Finals

Miami leads this thing three games to two.

The big story in this game is that reserve post Chris Andersen, a/k/a "Birdman" was suspended after being assessed a Flagrant 2 Foul against Pacers reserve big man Tyler Hansbrough. There isn't too much post depth for Miami, and it will be tested when the Pacers' strengths are at the posts with David West and Roy Hibbert.

While I think that the Heat will ultimately win this series to play the San Antonio Spurs next week, it wouldn't surprise me to see the Indy crowd leave Bankers Life Fieldhouse full of Blue Collar Gold Swagger with a win tonight.

That's all I have on my end. Enjoy the basketball everyone!

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