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NBA Playoff scenarios as season enters final day


Posted Apr 16, 2014 10:27 AM

Here's a look at all the possible playoff matchups with one night left in the NBA's 2013-14 regular season. For another look, including remaining games and tiebreaker scenarios, see our daily Playoff Picture.

(Through Games of Tuesday April 15, 2014)

(Teams in ALL CAPS below are locked into their seeding.)

Eastern Conference

1. INDIANA PACERS

2. MIAMI HEAT

3. Toronto or Chicago

4. Chicago or Toronto

5. Brooklyn or Washington

6. Washington, Charlotte or Brooklyn

7. Charlotte or Washington

8. ATLANTA HAWKS

Western Conference

1. SAN ANTONIO SPURS

2. Oklahoma City or LA Clippers

3. LA Clippers or Oklahoma City

4. HOUSTON ROCKETS

5. PORTLAND TRAIL BLAZERS

6. GOLDEN STATE WARRIORS

7. Dallas or Memphis

8. Memphis or Dallas

And here's a look at how teams may land in different seeds. (Teams in ALL CAPS above are locked into their seeding.)

EASTERN

Toronto will be seeded:

• #3 if Raptors win OR Bulls lose
• #4 if Raptors lose and Bulls win

Chicago will be seeded:

• #3 if Bulls win and Raptors lose
• #4 if Bulls lose OR Raptors win

Brooklyn will be seeded:

• #5 if Nets win OR Wizards lose
• #6 if Nets lose and Wizards win

Washington will be seeded:

• #5 if Wizards win and Nets lose
• #6 if Nets win and Wizards win OR Wizards lose and Bobcats lose
• #7 if Wizards lose and Bobcats win

Charlotte will be seeded:

• #6 if Bobcats win and Wizards lose
• #7 if Bobcats lose OR Wizards win

WESTERN

Oklahoma City will be seeded:

• #2 if Thunder wins OR Clippers lose
• #3 if Clippers win and Thunder loses

LA Clippers will be seeded:

• #2 if Clippers win and Thunder loses
• #3 if Thunder wins OR Clippers lose

Dallas will be seeded:

• #7 if Mavericks win
• #8 if Grizzlies win

Memphis will be seeded:

• #7 if Grizzlies win
• #8 if Mavericks win

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