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Thursday, May 12, 2011
Do you know the way to San Jose?

By Amanda Rykoff

NHL: There is nothing like Game 7 drama and you do not want to miss this one. It is potentially historic as the Red Wings became the eighth team in NHL history to rally from a 3-0 deficit and force tonight's showdown for the right to face Vancouver in the conference finals. Only three of the previous seven won the series. Will Detroit become the fourth or will San Jose hold on? The Sharks are 4-2 in Game 7s; the Red Wings are 13-8 (9 p.m., Versus).

NBA: Chicago takes a 3-2 series lead into Atlanta, looking to advance to its first conference finals since 1988 (Michael Jordan's last postseason in the Windy City). This potential close-out game might be over by halftime -- the team with the lead at the break has won every game of this series. The Bulls are 12-1 all-time in best-of-seven series when leading 3-2. Can MVP Derrick Rose make it 13-1? (8 p.m., ESPN).

Tennis: Novak Djokovic goes for his 36th-straight win (34th of the season) when he takes on Stanislas Warinka in the Internaionali BNL d'Italia round of 16. He's beaten Wawrinka seven-straight times. Djokovic can take over the world No. 1 ranking if he wins this event and Rafael Nadal fails to reach the semifinals.

Information from ESPN Stats & Information was used in this report.