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NBA Playoff Scenarios for April 14, 2014

POSTED: Apr 14, 2014 12:01 PM ET


Here's a look at all the possible playoff matchups with three nights 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 Sunday, April 13, 2014)

Eastern Conference

1. Indiana or Miami

2. Miami or Indiana

3. Toronto or Chicago

4. Chicago or Toronto

5. Brooklyn or Washington

6. Washington, Charlotte or Brooklyn

7. Charlotte or Washington


Western Conference


2. Oklahoma City or LA Clippers

3. LA Clippers or Oklahoma City

4. Houston or Portland

5. Portland or Houston

6. Golden State, Dallas or Memphis

7. Dallas, Memphis or Golden State

8. Memphis, Phoenix, Dallas or Golden State

Clinch scenarios for the night of April 14, 2014


Indiana clinches #1 seed if Heat lose

Miami clinches #2 seed if Heat lose

Toronto clinches #3 seed if Raptors win and Bulls lose

Chicago clinches #4 seed if Bulls lose and Raptors win

Brooklyn clinches #5 seed if Wizards lose

Charlotte clinches #7 seed if Bobcats lose and Wizards win


Oklahoma City clinches #2 seed if Thunder wins

LA Clippers clinch #3 seed if Thunder wins

Houston clinches #4 seed if Rockets win

Portland clinches #5 seed if Rockets win

Golden State clinches #6 seed if Warriors win

Dallas clinches #7 seed if Warriors win and Suns win

Memphis clinches playoff spot if Grizzlies win

Bold and capital letters in rankings denote that team's playoff seeding is set.