2021 NBA Playoffs
2021 NBA playoffs: Latest clinching scenarios
These are the latest scenarios for playoff clinching, seeding and elimination.
Here are the latest playoff clinching, playoff seeding and playoff elimination scenarios:
Clinching scenarios for May 12
Atlanta clinches a playoff spot with a win OR a loss by Boston.
Dallas clinches a playoff spot with a win AND a loss by Lakers.
New York clinches a playoff spot with a loss by Boston.
Portland clinches a playoff spot with a win AND a loss by Lakers.
Elimination scenarios for May 12
Chicago is eliminated with a win by Washington.
New Orleans is eliminated with a loss OR a win by San Antonio.
Sacramento is eliminated with a win by San Antonio.
Possible Western Conference Playoff scenarios for today ⬇️ pic.twitter.com/arVDxzBcm3
— NBA Communications (@NBAPR) May 12, 2021
The updated NBA standings entering Wednesday's action.
Teams ranked 7-10 will participate in the #StateFarmPlayIn Tournament after the regular season (May 18-21) to secure the final two spots in the Playoffs for each conference. pic.twitter.com/NHl06F2dOZ
— NBA (@NBA) May 12, 2021