Will be updated. With AP Photos. Here's the latest on which teams ended up with which seeds and what their matchups will be in the Eastern and Western Conferences. The other two matchups will be set later Wednesday. They will be tested from the outset by an IN team that many thought would be rebuilding this season.
The NBA has released the first-round playoff schedule, and the reigning NBA champs will host the postseason opener.
The rest of the West bracket will be set based on the outcome of the Utah-Portland game.
The Spurs (+7,000) weren't able to extend their incredible streak of 50-win seasons, but their run of playoff appearances remains intact.
Minnesota is in the playoffs.
The last West spot was the only one up for grabs on the season's final night.
Denver would have gone to the postseason with a win at Minnesota. And when it comes to generating those extra possessions - and more scoring as a result - no team is more proficient than the Thunder (+3,300).
They have little time to prepare for the playoffs as the first round one game is set to take place on Saturday, April 14 at 7pm. Overall, if there was to be a 4th match-up between the two teams, I believe that more people will be rooting for the Warriors than the Cavs due to the fact that people hate to see Lebron win.
Eastern Time. Philadelphia 76ers captured the No. 3 seed, so they'll open with an 8 p.m. Bettors should note that Philly was the second-best first-quarter team in the league, both in terms of points (29.4) and margin (plus-3.4). For starters, the Philadelphia 76ers have been a struggling organization for the past six years. With those two on the court, Boston outscored opponents by 10.2 net points per 100 possessions.
Lebanon PM posts selfie with Saudi crown prince in Paris
After Paris , he will head to Madrid, before travelling home ahead of the next Arab League summit meeting, on April 15 in Riyadh. Hariri tweeted a picture of the trio smiling and dressed casually accompanied by a caption of "no comment".
Game 2s will be held Monday through Wednesday.
Houston Rockets forward Luc Mbah a Moute will likely miss at least the first round of the playoffs after dislocating his right shoulder in a meaningless game for the Western Conference leaders. Or when Allen Iverson stepped over Ty Lue after knocking down a three versus the Los Angeles Lakers in the 2003 NBA Finals.
Story line: After rolling to the best record in the league, the Rockets get started toward what they hope could be the first championship for Mike D'Antoni, James Harden and Chris Paul.
Regardless of the outcome, the 2018 NBA Playoffs will be another event filled with many remarkable plays, a few heartbreaks, and one NBA champion team!
No. 23 has played in all 82.
James has ordinarily sat out games at the end of the season when the Cavs have a seed locked up. (Game 4 of the series).
Key Matchup: Toronto's Kyle Lowry and DeMar DeRozan vs. the Wizards' Wall and Bradley Beal.
We already knew the Houston Rockets and the Toronto Raptors were the top seeds in each conference, but numerous other seeds were still up for grabs. The best players on each team, and while they may not go head to head all that much, Oladipo surely knows he has to be fantastic in this series. If they can hang with Cleveland into the latter stages of the game, you'll likely get great odds on a Pacers live bet; consider, as well, that IN was a flawless 3-0 IN overtime games this season.
The final night of the National Basketball Association regular season has 12 games on the schedule, and eight have playoff implications. In their last 24 games, Philadelphia was 20-2 against everyone other than Miami - and 0-2 against the Heat, including one game where Dwyane Wade hit a game-winning shot.
Rockies third baseman Nolan Arenado did more fighting today than National Basketball Association players have done all season. The brawl likely stems from Tuesday night when Padres outfielder Manuel Margot was hit in the ribs in the 9th inning.
At the end of her MTV Music Awards performance, the singer unbuttoned her jacket and rubbed her belly while laughing and grinning. The musical templates of singles " Bodak Yellow " and " Bartier Cardi " pretty much fill up the rest of the album.
He also questioned why a woman protesting in support of rape victims would be topless, saying it was disrespectful to victims. Other female witnesses would be called, he said, giving testimony that they were drugged and molested in very similar ways.
Syria's state news agency says missiles have struck an air base in central Syria in the early hours of the day. He added that it also hit posts outside the base used by the Iranians and Iran-backed fighters.
The most likely option is that Black Adam will show up in Shazam! "I've been a fan of Dwayne Johnson since his CFL days". In an interview with Yahoo , Dwayne Johnson said that production on DC Films' Black Adam could begin next year.
Assuming arly dev kits are in the wild, that still puts the PlayStation 5 on track for a late 2019 or 2020 release. Just recently a big juicy rumour from Semi-Accurate suggested we could see a new PlayStation this year .
Hornacek tried to preach patience late in the season as the losses piled up with a young roster that defended dismally. Hornacek was hired by then-team president Phil Jackson and then-GM Mills prior to the 2016-17 season.
The discount allowed the team to re-sign Shaun Livingston and Andre Iguodala , something general manager Bob Myers appreciated. The contract included a player opt-out provision after the 2017-18 season, and it appears Durant will exercise his option.
The denials won't quell concerns over the communist nation's efforts to grow its influence in the South Pacific. Australian Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull did not sound completely reassured by Regenvanu's assurances.
Companies can't put warranty stickers on their products and claim the warranty is void if you remove the sticker, the FTC says. The Xbox One has a sticker that, if broken or removed, implies to Microsoft that a third party has opened the device.
However, It will be interesting to see which team begins the new season of Indian Premier League season with a WIN. Cutting, who recently retired from First-Class cricket, will add to the team's batting and bowling depth.
BidaskClub raised shares of Tesla from a "strong sell" rating to a "sell" rating in a research note on Tuesday, December 12th. Following the completion of the sale, the vice president now owns 1,248 shares of the company's stock, valued at $441,168.
Volkswagen names Herbert Diess as new CEO
Volkswagen said it was breaking the business into six new vehicle divisions and a special portfolio for the China region. Earlier this week, sources told Reuters that Kilian would replace Blessing.
Seahawks Are Wary of Colin Kaepernick
Kaepernick, who hasn't played since January 1, 2017, also has 2,300 career rushing yards and 13 touchdowns on the ground. However, he has received little interest from around the league over the a year ago about possibly bringing him.
Saints To Sign Cameron Meredith
He was expected to become one of the breakout receivers past year before suffering his serious knee injury. PODCAST: Here is the break down of the Bears' decision to let Meredith go to New Orleans.
Here's a look at the Eagles 2018 preseason schedule
The dates and times have yet to be determined, except for the finale, which will come on Thursday, August 30. Of the Ravens' five-game slate, the final three preseason contests will be played in a span of 11 days.
VirnetX +28.1% on Apple patent victory
Last we heard of the fight was in October 2017, when Apple was ordered to pay $439.7 million , a ruling the company then appealed. Presently, Apple had once again chose to challenge the judgement of the US district court in the Federal Court of Texas.
CSK vs KKR IPL 2018 Match 5 Live Streaming on Star Sports
Bravo's three overs gushed 50 runs marking only the fourth time in his 377-match career he has conceded 50 runs or more in a T20. At the halfway stage, KKR were reduced to 89/5 after the losing yet another wicket of little-known Rinku Singh (2).
Equal Pay Day points to 100-year wage gap for women's work
However, even in real estate where there are more female brokers, women earn 70.5% of what their average male counterpart earns. This has to be a type of cultural change that permeates society as a whole to address deep social and economic inequities.
Then the "thunderclap" headaches started
It was so bad the man went to the emergency room, where doctors quickly tried to figure out if he was bleeding in the brain. If you're thinking of entering a hot chili pepper eating contest, you might want to think twice, doctors caution.
20 children die in Himachal school bus accident
Nurpur SDM Abid Hussain said the accident was first reported at 4:30 pm after the bus fall into a gorge almost 100-metre deep. Himachal Pradesh chief minister Jairam Thakur announced Rs 5 lakh each for the families of the deceased, ANI reported .