2019 NBA Playoffs
2019 NBA Playoffs

2019 Western Conference playoff scenarios

From NBA.com Staff

Apr 9, 2019 8:32 AM ET

 

A wild finish lies ahead in the Western Conference playoff chase.

Below is an outline of the playoff scenarios for Western Conference teams heading into the final two days of the 2018-19 regular season. As of the morning of April 9, the following overall seeding scenarios are possible: 

No. 1 seed: Golden State Warriors

No. 2 seed: Denver Nuggets OR Houston Rockets

No. 3 seed: Denver Nuggets, Houston Rockets OR Portland Trail Blazers

No. 4 seed: Houston Rockets OR Portland Trail Blazers

No. 5 seed: Utah Jazz

No. 6 seed: Oklahoma City Thunder OR San Antonio Spurs

No. 7 seed: LA Clippers, Oklahoma City Thunder OR San Antonio Spurs

No. 8 seed: LA Clippers, Oklahoma City Thunder OR San Antonio Spurs

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For a PDF version of the table below, click here | For Eastern Conference scenarios, click here

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WESTERN CONFERENCE PLAYOFF SCENARIOS, No. 2-4 seeds
HOU-OKC, April 9, 9:30 ETDEN-UTA, April 9, 9 ETPOR-LAL, Aprl 9, 10:30 ETMIN-DEN, April 10, 10:30 ETSAC-POR, April 10, 10:30 ETNo. 2 seedNo. 3 seedNo. 4 seed
OKCUTAPORDENPORDENPORHOU
OKCUTAPORDENSACDENHOUPOR
OKCUTAPORMINPORHOUDENPOR
OKCUTAPORMINSACHOUDENPOR

 

WESTERN CONFERENCE PLAYOFF SCENARIOS, No. 5-8 seeds
UTA-DEN, April 9, 9 ETHOU-OKC, April 9, 9:30 ETDAL-SAS, April 10, 8 ETOKC-MIL, April 10, 8 ETUTA-LAC, April 10, 10:30 ETNo. 5 seedNo. 6 seedNo. 7 seedNo. 8 seed
UTAOKCSASOKCLACUTAOKCSASLAC
UTAOKCSASMILLACUTASASLACOKC
UTAOKCDALOKCLACUTAOKCLACSAS
UTAOKCDALMILLACUTAOKCLACSAS

(Updated through games of Tuesday, April 9)

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