2019 NBA Playoffs

2019 Western Conference playoff scenarios

From NBA.com Staff

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 ET DEN-UTA, April 9, 9 ET POR-LAL, Aprl 9, 10:30 ET MIN-DEN, April 10, 10:30 ET SAC-POR, April 10, 10:30 ET No. 2 seed No. 3 seed No. 4 seed
HOU DEN POR DEN POR DEN HOU POR
HOU DEN POR DEN SAC DEN HOU POR
HOU DEN POR MIN POR HOU DEN POR
HOU DEN POR MIN SAC HOU DEN POR
HOU DEN LAL DEN POR DEN HOU POR
HOU DEN LAL DEN SAC DEN HOU POR
HOU DEN LAL MIN POR HOU DEN POR
HOU DEN LAL MIN SAC HOU DEN POR
HOU UTA POR DEN POR HOU DEN POR
HOU UTA POR DEN SAC HOU DEN POR
HOU UTA POR MIN POR HOU DEN POR
HOU UTA POR MIN SAC HOU DEN POR
HOU UTA LAL DEN POR HOU DEN POR
HOU UTA LAL DEN SAC HOU DEN ^POR/UTA
HOU UTA LAL MIN POR HOU DEN POR
HOU UTA LAL MIN SAC HOU DEN ^POR/UTA
OKC DEN POR DEN POR DEN POR HOU
OKC DEN POR DEN SAC DEN HOU POR
OKC DEN POR MIN POR DEN POR HOU
OKC DEN POR MIN SAC DEN HOU POR
OKC DEN LAL DEN POR DEN HOU POR
OKC DEN LAL DEN SAC DEN HOU POR
OKC DEN LAL MIN POR DEN HOU POR
OKC DEN LAL MIN SAC DEN HOU POR
OKC UTA POR DEN POR DEN POR HOU
OKC UTA POR DEN SAC DEN HOU POR
OKC UTA POR MIN POR HOU DEN POR
OKC UTA POR MIN SAC HOU DEN POR
OKC UTA LAL DEN POR DEN HOU POR
OKC UTA LAL DEN SAC DEN HOU ^POR/UTA
OKC UTA LAL MIN POR HOU DEN POR
OKC UTA LAL MIN SAC HOU DEN ^POR/UTA

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WESTERN CONFERENCE PLAYOFF SCENARIOS, No. 5-8 seeds
UTA-DEN, April 9, 9 ET HOU-OKC, April 9, 9:30 ET DAL-SAS, April 10, 8 ET OKC-MIL, April 10, 8 ET UTA-LAC, April 10, 10:30 ET No. 5 seed No. 6 seed No. 7 seed No. 8 seed
UTA HOU SAS OKC LAC UTA SAS LAC OKC
UTA HOU SAS OKC UTA ^UTA/POR SAS OKC LAC
UTA HOU SAS MIL LAC UTA SAS LAC OKC
UTA HOU SAS MIL UTA ^UTA/POR SAS OKC LAC
UTA HOU DAL OKC LAC UTA LAC OKC SAS
UTA HOU DAL OKC UTA ^UTA/POR OKC SAS LAC
UTA HOU DAL MIL LAC UTA LAC SAS OKC
UTA HOU DAL MIL UTA ^UTA/POR SAS LAC OKC
UTA OKC SAS OKC LAC UTA OKC SAS LAC
UTA OKC SAS OKC UTA ^UTA/POR OKC SAS LAC
UTA OKC SAS MIL LAC UTA SAS LAC OKC
UTA OKC SAS MIL UTA ^UTA/POR SAS OKC LAC
UTA OKC DAL OKC LAC UTA OKC LAC SAS
UTA OKC DAL OKC UTA ^UTA/POR OKC SAS LAC
UTA OKC DAL MIL LAC UTA OKC LAC SAS
UTA OKC DAL MIL UTA ^UTA/POR OKC SAS LAC
DEN HOU SAS OKC LAC UTA SAS LAC OKC
DEN HOU SAS OKC UTA UTA SAS OKC LAC
DEN HOU SAS MIL LAC UTA SAS LAC OKC
DEN HOU SAS MIL UTA UTA SAS OKC LAC
DEN HOU DAL OKC LAC UTA LAC OKC SAS
DEN HOU DAL OKC UTA UTA OKC SAS LAC
DEN HOU DAL MIL LAC UTA LAC SAS OKC
DEN HOU DAL MIL UTA UTA SAS LAC OKC
DEN OKC SAS OKC LAC OKC UTA SAS LAC
DEN OKC SAS OKC UTA UTA OKC SAS LAC
DEN OKC SAS MIL LAC UTA SAS LAC OKC
DEN OKC SAS MIL UTA UTA SAS OKC LAC
DEN OKC DAL OKC LAC OKC UTA LAC SAS
DEN OKC DAL OKC UTA UTA OKC SAS LAC
DEN OKC DAL MIL LAC UTA OKC LAC SAS
DEN OKC DAL MIL UTA UTA OKC SAS LAC

(Updated through games of Tuesday, April 9)

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