With two regular-season games remaining, there is still plenty at stake for the Bulls.

The eight Eastern Conference playoff teams are set, but the Bulls are still engaged in a battle with Atlanta for the fifth seed, an outcome that won’t be determined until Wednesday’s finale.

Currently a half-game behind the Hawks, who play Toronto at home Tuesday and before a Wednesday matchup at New York, the Bulls, who own a tiebreaker over Atlanta by virtue of winning the season series 2-1, are looking at either facing Indiana, the East’s third seed, or Brooklyn in the first round.

“No preference,” said Kirk Hinrich, when asked after Sunday’s game if the Bulls cared who they played in the opening round. “The preference is just to play well these last two games, win the games, and grab whatever little momentum there is and take it into the playoffs, and get as healthy as we can be.

“Just come out with two solid efforts on both sides of the floor. We’ve kind of been inconsistent in both areas here as of late, and we just have to gear up,” he continued. “Once the season ends, the playoffs are here. It’s not like we get another training camp. We just need to play two solid-effort games on both sides of the floor, unselfish on offense, moving the ball, just being very sharp.”

Bulls head coach Tom Thibodeau echoed his floor general’s sentiment, showing more concern about Monday’s game at Orlando than what will transpire next weekend.