NBA: How will the play-in be played to get into the playoffs?

On the last day regular season NBAYoung Oklahoma City Thunder They were made on Sunday First place in the Western Conference Thank you for the overwhelming success Dallas Mavericks 135–86 by.

The Thunder needed that win to avoid elimination Denver Nuggets or Minnesota TimberwolvesHe tied it with a win on Sunday's final day.

The success of Against the Oklahoma City Mavericks without Luka Doncic Guaranteed them first place and home field advantage Playoffs Until the final, with a final tally of 57 wins and 25 losses.

The NuggetsThe defending champions finished with the same record with a win on Sunday 126-111 to the Memphis Grizzlies But they finished behind thunder Due to their three defeats in four direct clashes this campaign.

The Timber wolves They were eliminated from contention after losing 125-106 Phoenix SunsWho will be their opponent in the first round of the playoffs starting on April 20th?

In the fight for play-in positions, The The Lakers beat the New Orleans Pelicans 124-108 With a monumental triple double LeBron James, 28 points, 11 rebounds and 17 assists.

This win has got the eighth place LakersFor whom a win in the playoffs would be enough to advance Playoffs.

At the start of the repechage will be their rival once again Pelicans. The winner of that fight is played New Orleanswill play in the first round against Nuggets.

The loser gets a new chance against the winner on Friday A clash between the Sacramento Kings and the Golden State WarriorsRival from a duel thunder Playoffs.

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Another round will be played Los Angeles Clippers, fourth, vs. Dallas Mavericks, fifth.

Knicks vs. Sixers or Heat

At the end of the regular season in the East, the New York Knicks They beat the Chicago Bulls 120-119 And they rose to second place, which was A A difficult first crossing Playoffs Against the Sixers or the Heat.

won in overtime against Chicago, Knicks They finished second Milwaukee BucksLost by a concussion 113-88 against the Orlando Magic.

Basic Jalen Brunson led the way for the Knicks With impressive numbers of 40 points, 8 rebounds and 7 assists in front of his Madison Square Garden crowd.

Emerging from a fight between rival franchises in New York Joel Embiid's Philadelphia 76ers and Jimmy Butler's Miami Heat, They will meet on Wednesday in the play-offs.

Another chance to qualify will be against the losing team in this match A matchup between the Chicago Bulls (9th in the East) and the Atlanta Hawks (10th)..

The Hawks fell this Sunday Strong 157-115 in front Indiana PacersPaired in the first round with Milwaukee BucksWho would doubt their leader's injury, Giannis Antetokounmpo.

The Orlando Magic, fifthThey will play against the other tie already defined Cleveland Cavaliersrooms.

The Boston CelticsEast's Chiefs won 132-122 vs Washington Wizards And they will debut against the last ranked in the playoffs.

What is the play-in schedule like in the NBA?

Next, program Playoff for the NBA playoffs And the teams already qualified for the first round:

Western Conference:


Tuesday, April 16:

  • New Orleans Pelicans vs LA Lakers (Winner advances to first round as 7th seed)
  • Sacramento Kings vs Golden State Warriors (loser eliminated)
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Friday 19th April:

  • Loser of match 1 with winner of 2 (Winner advances to first round as 8th seed)

First Round of Playoffs (Best of Seven Games)

  • Oklahoma City Thunder (1) vs. (8)
  • Denver Nuggets (2) vs. (7)
  • Minnesota Timberwolves (3) vs. Phoenix Suns (6)
  • LA Clippers (4) vs Dallas Mavericks (5)

Eastern Conference:


Wednesday, April 17:

  • Philadelphia 76ers vs Miami Heat (Winner advances to first round as 7th seed)
  • Chicago Bulls vs Atlanta Hawks (loser eliminated)

Friday 19th April:

  • Loser of match 1 against winner of 2 (winner advances to first round as 8th seed)

First Round of Playoffs (Best of Seven Games)

  • Boston Celtics (1) vs. (8)
  • New York Knicks (2) vs. (7)
  • Milwaukee Bucks (3) vs. Indiana Pacers (6)
  • Cleveland Cavaliers (4) vs. Orlando Magic (5)

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