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[West] Playoff Race

Discussion in 'NBA Dish' started by UtilityPlayer, Apr 3, 2016.

  1. UtilityPlayer

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    #1 Seed & #2 Seed with be either Warriors or Spurs.(Most likely W's)
    #3 Seed will be Thunder, #4 Seed will be Clippers(Most likely both stay status quo).
    #5 Seed & #6 Seed will be either between Grizz & Blazers(Most likely)
    #7 & #8 Seeds between Mavs,Jazz & Rockets.

    Bold teams: Playoffs contending teams/Playoffs Clinched already

    Mavs games left: @Minn, vs Rockets, vs Grizz, @ Clipps, @ Jazz, vs Spurs


    Jazz games left: @Suns, vs Spurs, vs Clipps, @ Nuggets, vs Mavs, @ Lakers.

    Rockets games left: vs Thunder, @ Mavs, vs Suns, vs Lakers, @ Wolves, vs kings.
     
  2. UtilityPlayer

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    Based on the schedule, clearly the Mavs have the toughest schedule remaining from these three teams.
     
  3. Jontro

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    The Rockets have the toughest schedule because they have to play vs the opponent and our own inept coaching staff.
     
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  4. OTMax

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    Coaching matters, Mavericks will be the 8th seed.
     
  5. UtilityPlayer

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    Mavs & Rockets won today.
     
  6. daoshi

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    I think the games among themselves will determine who will be in the playoff, e.g., Jazz vs. Mavs, Rockets vs. Jazz.

    I think Jazz will be 7th, it's the Rockets & Mavs fight for the 8th.
     
  7. ISOBall

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    5. Blazers
    6. Rockets
    7. Grizzlies
    8. Fagz
     
  8. Kim

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    Is it possible that the Grizz end the season on an 11 game losing streak and miss the playoffs?
     
  9. 08kx250f

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    We will finish 6-7
     
  10. daoshi

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    If the GSW wins the next 4, they might rest all the guys for the last home game against Memphis.
     
  11. MemphisX

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    Memphis might not win another game.
     
  12. Vivi

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    What's Blazers and Grizzlies schedule?
     
  13. J.R.

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    Memphis(41-36): vs. Chicago, @Dallas, vs. Golden State(B2B), @LA Clippers, @Golden State(B2B)

    Portland(41-37): @Sacramento, vs. Oklahoma City(B2B), vs. Minnesota, vs. Denver

    Dallas(39-38): vs. Houston, vs. Memphis, @LA Clippers, @Utah(B2B), vs. San Antonio

    Utah(39-38): vs. San Antonio, vs. LA Clippers, @Denver, vs. Dallas(B2B), @LA Lakers

    Houston(38-39): @Dallas, vs. Phoenix(B2B), vs. LA Lakers, @Minnesota(B2B), vs. Sacramento
     
  14. Snow Villiers

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    They would still beat Memphis.
     
  15. Texanasiafan

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    Dallas's schedule isn't really that tough.

    Especially they are taking the Rox at home, if the Rox will lose to Dallas, then Dallas will be 2 up on the Rox with also the tie breaker.

    Dallas at home against the Grizz is a very winnable game, and last game against the Spur is also, because the Spurs has nothing to play for and will rest everyone.

    That means if Dallars will win all 3 games, the Rox will have zero chance to pass them.

    Bottom line, if the Rox will not win the next game at Dallas, their season is very close to be over.
     
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    5. Portland
    6. Houston
    7. Jazz
    8. Mavs

    SOL: Memphis
     
  17. Easy

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    Even if Memphis loses out, we still need to win 3 of our last 5 games to beat them. Possible, given the fairly light remaining schedule. But you never know the Rockets.
     
  18. OTMax

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    We need to win 4 out of 5, but actually cannot afford any loss since Memphis will not lose all.
     
  19. Vivi

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    Thanks JR.

    Wow, Grizzlies are basically screwed, if they're lucky they'll get the Warriors in the first round...
     
  20. Vivi

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    I think there's a good chance that this is going to be the final result, Blazers are basically sure to be the fifth team, the others will fight but damn, the Dallas game will be huge for us (and them too)...
     

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