2020 NBA Playoffs
2020 NBA Playoffs

2020 NBA playoffs: Latest clinching scenarios

The NBA playoffs begin on Aug. 17; Play-In games will be played Aug. 15-16

Aug 14, 2020 10:13 AM ET

Here are the latest playoff clinching and playoff seeding scenarios:

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Remaining Seeding Scenarios

EASTERN CONFERENCE

Miami will be seeded:

  • No. 4 if Heat beats Pacers on Aug. 14
  • No. 5 if Heat lose to Pacers on Aug. 14

Indiana will be seeded:

  • No. 4 if Pacers beat Heat on Aug. 14
  • No. 5 if Pacers lose to Heat on Aug. 14

 

WESTERN CONFERENCE

Houston will be seeded:

  • No. 4 if Rockets win and Thunder loses OR if Rockets and Thunder lose and Jazz win
  • No. 5 if Thunder wins or Rockets and Jazz lose

Oklahoma City will be seeded:

  • No. 4 if Thunder wins or Rockets and Jazz lose
  • No. 5 if Rockets win and Thunder loses OR if Rockets and Thunder lose and Jazz wins

Portland will be seeded:

  • No. 8 if Blazers win one Play-In game

Memphis will be seeded:

  • No. 8 if Grizzlies win two Play-In games

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