An easy remaining schedule is meaningless to the Pistons, but it will likely mean a playoff berth to the Celtics.
The Grizzlies are just as close to achieving home court as they are from missing the playoffs altogether.
The Hornets should cruise in March, while the Bucks' drive for home-court advantage could hit a serious snag.
After enduring the toughest December schedule in the NBA, the Suns play 13 teams with winning records in January.
The December schedule cuts the Lakers some serious slack, but the Suns, Celtics and Rockets have it tough.
In their first 18 games, the Kings play only six playoff teams from last year, and all of them were eliminated in the first round.