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.
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!
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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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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 .
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.
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.
The pair married in 2003 at a wedding attended by Rudy's friend Donald Trump and officiated by his successor Michael Bloomberg. Hopefully things won't get ugly as Rudy has also revealed his plans to divide their properties in NY and Palm Beach with Judy.
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.
Third-party fix services will not void your warranty — FTC
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.
Dhawan stars in SRH's win over Rajasthan Royals
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.
PlayStation 5 would be released no sooner than 2020
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 .
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.
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".
Cardi B admits she 'kinda, sorta' considered an abortion
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.
Bill Cosby's retrial begins
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.