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Clippers-Pelicans and Cavaliers-Hawks and Minnesota for the playoffs, the results

NBA. The last posters of the play-in are known. After their victories last night against the Charlotte Hornets and San Antonio Spurs, the Atlanta Hawks will find the Cleveland Cavaliers for a place in the playoffs while the New Orleans Pelicans will face the Los Angeles Clippers.

End of season for the Charlotte Hornets. LaMelo Ball and his partners largely lost last night in Atlanta against the Hawks (132-103). Author of 24 points, Trae Young is the best scorer in his franchise which will be opposed on the night of Friday to Saturday to the Cleveland Cavaliers. The winner of the game will get the last place in the Eastern Conference for the playoffs.

In the other meeting last night, the New Orleans Pelicans also qualified for the rest of the play-in where they will find the Los Angeles Clippers. CJ McCollum’s teammates, author of 32 points beat the San Antonio Spurs (113-103).

  • Atlanta Hawks 132-103 Charlotte Hornets
  • New Orleans Pelicans 113-103 San Antonio Spurs

The NBA regular season is over. No NBA game is scheduled before the night from Friday to Saturday when the last two play-in meetings will take place:

  • Cleveland Cavaliers – Atlanta Hawks (at 1h30 French time)
  • Los Angeles Clippers – New Orleans Pelicans (at 4:00 a.m. French time)

The 30 NBA franchises are divided into two conferences: the Western conference and the Eastern conference, here is the ranking in the West: NBA finalist last year, Phoenix continues its momentum this season, the Suns finished first in the Western conference with 64 wins and 18 losses. They are ahead of the Memphis Grizzlies and the Golden State Warriors. With 62 losses, the Houston Rockets finished last in the conference.

15 franchises make up the Eastern Conference standings, here is the latest standings: With 53 wins and 29 losses, the Miami Heat dominated the Eastern Conference during the regular season. Jimmy Butler’s teammates finish ahead of Jayson Tatum’s Boston Celtics. The Milwaukee Bucks of Giannis Antetokounmpo complete the podium. At the end of the standings, Orlando Magic is last with 60 defeats.

Each NBA franchise plays 82 games in the regular season. At the end of this regular season, the top eight franchises in each conference are ranked from 1 to 8. 1st faces 8th, 2nd is opposed to 7th,… The winners of the first round advance to the conference semi-finals , the winners of the second round advance to the conference finals. The champions of each conference meet in the NBA Finals. The series are played in the best of 7 games which are played in a 2-2-1-1-1 format, since the 2013-2014 season.

Since the 2020-2021 season, the play-in has made its appearance in the NBA in which the teams ranked from 7th to 10th place play a mini tournament. The 7th and 8th of each conference face each other in a match, where the winner is qualified in 7th position of the playoffs. The loser plays the winner of the match between 9th and 10th in each conference, where the winner of the game advances to the playoffs in 8th place.

In the NBA, there are 30 franchises divided into two conferences:

Western Conference:

  1. Dallas Mavericks
  2. Denver Nuggets
  3. Golden State Warriors
  4. Houston Rockets
  5. Los Angeles Clippers
  6. Los Angeles Lakers
  7. Memphis Grizzlies
  8. Minnesota Timberwolves
  9. New Orleans Pelicans
  10. Oklahoma City Thunder
  11. Phoenix Suns
  12. Portland Blazers
  13. Sacramento Kings
  14. San Antonio Spurs
  15. utah jazz

Eastern Conference:

  1. Atlanta Hawks
  2. Boston Celtics
  3. Brooklyn Nets
  4. Charlotte Hornets
  5. Chicago Bulls
  6. Cleveland Cavaliers
  7. Detroit Pistons
  8. Indiana Pacers
  9. Miami Heat
  10. Milwaukee Bucks
  11. New York Knicks
  12. Orlando Magic
  13. Philadelphia Sixers
  14. Toronto Raptors
  15. washington wizards

Prestigious event of the NBA, the best players come together for a weekend. Several events are organized such as the three-point contest, the dunk contest, the “skills challenge” and at the end, a gala match between the superstars of the American basketball league.

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Who will succeed Nikola Jokic? The Denver Nuggets center won the title of best regular season player last season. Among the favorites this year, Joel Embiid, pivot of the Philadelphia Sixers, top scorer of the season with 29.8 points on average. Nikola Jokic is also among the favorites at his own estate where the Serbian tops all stats in his franchise except for three-point shooting percentage (Bryn Forbes) and steal percentage (Facundo Campazzo). Stephen Curry with the Golden State Warriors or Giannis Antetokounmpo with the Milwaukee Bucks are also among the contenders for the MVP title for this 2021-2022 season.

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