Playoff scenarios after Wednesday’s games

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The 2018-19 NBA season ended tonight, with the NBA Playoffs set to begin on April 13.

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EASTERN CONFERENCE PLAYOFF MATCHUPS

(1) Milwaukee Bucks vs. (8) Detroit Pistons

(2) Toronto Raptors vs. (7) Orlando Magic

(3) Philadelphia 76ers vs. (6) Brooklyn Nets

(4) Boston Celtics vs. (5) Indiana Pacers

Brooklyn Nets

✔️ The Nets clinched the No. 6 seed after a win against the Heat.

Orlando Magic

✔️ The Magic clinched the No. 7 seed after a win AND a Nets win AND a Pistons win.

Detroit Pistons

✔️ The Pistons clinched a playoff spot after a win.

✔️ The Pistons clinched the No. 8 seed after a win AND a Nets win AND a Magic win.

Charlotte Hornets

❌ The Hornets did not clinch a playoff spot after a loss to Orlando. Charlotte couldn’t finish higher than No. 8.
 

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WESTERN CONFERENCE PLAYOFF MATCHUPS

(1) Golden State Warriors vs. (8) LA Clippers

(2) Denver Nuggets vs. (7) San Antonio Spurs

(3) Portland Trail Blazers vs. (6) Oklahoma City Thunder

(4) Houston Rockets vs. (5) Utah Jazz

Denver Nuggets

✔️ The Nuggets clinched the No. 2 seed with a win.
 

Portland Trail Blazers

✔️ The Blazers clinched the No. 3 seed with a win AND a Nuggets win.
 

Houston Rockets

✔️ The Rockets were locked into the No. 4 seed after a Nuggets win AND a Blazers win.
 

Oklahoma City Thunder

✔️ The Thunder clinched the No. 6 seed with a win.
 

San Antonio Spurs

✔️ The Spurs clinched the No. 7 seed with a win AND a Thunder win.
 

LA Clippers

✔️ The Clippers were locked into the No. 8 seed with wins by the Spurs and Thunder.
 

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