NBA playoffs scenarios tracker: March 27, 2019
NBA.com Global on Mar 27, 2019 06:28 AM
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The 2018-19 NBA season will end on April 10 (April 11, PHL time) with the NBA Playoffs set to begin on April 13 (April 14, PHL time). Between now and the end of the regular season, teams are still jockeying for playoff positioning and seeding.
As tonight's action approaches, here's a look at the possible clinching and elimination scenarios for March 27, PHL time:
The Clippers can clinch a playoff spot with a win OR a Sacramento loss.
Relevant games: Clippers-Wolves, 8AM | Kings vs. Mavs, 8:30AM
The Celtics clinch a playoff spot with a win AND a loss by EITHER Orlando or Detroit.
Relevant games: Celtics-Cavs, 7AM | Magic-Heat, 7:30AM | Pistons-Nuggets, 9AM
The Wizards are eliminated with a loss AND a Miami win.
Relevant games: Wizards-Lakers, 10:30AM (NBA Premium) | Magic-Heat, 7:30AM
* All games available on NBA League Pass