New Orleans saved themselves from a matchup against Houston or Golden State by demolishing San Antonio at home.
But first, we can update this spreadsheet because of Utah's win over Golden State.
The NBA regular season has come to a close and seeding has been determined. But if he appears for Cleveland against NY on Wednesday night, it will mark the first time in James' 15 seasons that he plays in all 82 regular-season games.
A win in the first round as the three seed likely means the Golden State Warriors next. If they lose and the Cavs win, Philly will be fourth. A fourth straight trip by either of those teams alone is far from certain, either.
The NBA postseason will have a distinct global flair with a record 62 foreign born players from 33 countries chasing a championship ring, the league said on Thursday.
Kyle Lowry, DeMar DeRozan and Jonas Valanciunas are all in the starting lineup Wednesday for Toronto at Miami.
Bare with me now as we go ahead and break down the possible playoff scenarios for the Celtics and beyond.
The Minnesota Timberwolves have the pieces to match other powerhouse teams in the Western Conference. The Pelicans, Spurs, Thunder, and Timberwolves all now sit at the 5-8 seeds, but the Nuggets, sitting at the nine seed, still have a great chance to get into the playoffs. "That's all you can ask for".
If all three teamswin, the Bucks remain in sixth with the Heat and Wizards behind them in that order. The Rockets had an awesome year offensively, ranking second in the National Basketball Association in points per game at 112.8, and averaging the most made threes per game as a team at 15.3.
Out West, it's No. 1 Houston meeting No. 8 Minnesota - which earned its berth by topping Denver in the NBA's first win-and-get-in, lose-and-go-home regular-season finale in 21 years.
Patriots-School Shooting Threat,1st Ld-Writethru
Edelman instantly thought of the mass shooting about five weeks earlier in Parkland, Fla., in which 17 people were killed. Edelman immediately reached out to his assistant in Boston, who reportedly pored over comments in search of the post.
Although there's still a lot to be decided on the final night of the NBA's regular season, for the Thunder, one thing became clear on Tuesday night-their opponent in the first round will certainly be either the Jazz or the Rockets.
Though the Spurs struggled to get into 50 wins this season, they still managed to be in the playoffs without Kawhi Leonard.
"It's bigger than all of us", Wolves star Karl-Anthony Towns said.
The Warriors, most likely without Steph Curry, will take on the Oklahoma City Thunder. "Looking forward to that".
Governor Matt Bevin and the state legislature are slashing retiree benefits as they reduce taxes for corporations and the wealthy. Teachers are seeking more funding for their students and classrooms. "Mrs.
The cameras on the Nokia 8 Sirocco are tuned by Zeiss Optics, an old partner for Nokia phones as far as cameras are concerned. The device will be up for pre-order from 20 April via Amazon , Nokia online mobile shop and offline stores across country.
YouTube staff stand outside the building with their hands up after evacuating their office amid reports of an active shooter. Police responded to the shooting at Youtube's San Bruno campus. "I looked down and saw blood drips on the floor and stairs".
It wasn't the most talented team I've had here in four years but it was the best team and we just loved being around each other. The other game will see Big Ten champion Notre Dame and Blackhawks defenseman prospect Dennis Gilbert take on MI .
Public health officials have said the product is not safe, and urge that if anyone has purchased it they shouldn't use it. While efforts are underway to get the contaminated drugs out of circulation, it's possible they could re-emerge.
Shares in aluminum producer Rusal were down 2.2 per cent on Moscow's exchange after the company was named on the sanctions list. We recall that on Friday, April 6, the United States imposed new sanctions against a number of Russian oligarchs and companies.
Israeli troops on the other side of the fence responded with live fire, tear gas, rubber coated steel pellets and water cannons. Yaser Murtaja was shot in the abdomen near the border with Israel while covering demonstrations by Palestinian refugees.
The Portland Police Bureau said they know of no direct threats against anyone and that no one has been targeted. Torturing a Muslim, butchering a Muslim, burning or bombing a mosque and nuking Mecca are also listed.
VW set to replace CEO in management overhaul
Since the scandal broke in September, 2015, numerous company's top executives have been tossed overboard. Amid opposition from labour leaders, he failed to sell motorbike maker Ducati previous year .
New trailer offers more footage from 'Solo
Joonas Suotamo , left, as Chewbacca and Alden Ehrenreich as Han Solo appear in a scene from " Solo: A Star Wars Story ". One of the first things I did not notice until watching this new trailer was the nose of the Millenium Falcon.
Man killed in Trump Tower fire
Two people were injured in the fire, which officials said may have been caused by electrical heaters inside the cooling tower. A firefighter looks out from the window of a fire damaged apartment in Trump Tower in NY on Saturday, April 7, 2018 .
Backpage Gets Shut Down By The Feds, Co-Founder Charged
Backpage's adult services listings carrying adverts from sex workers , which are purportedly the focus of criminal probes. They designated Backpage , mentioning dozens of circumstances in which minors had been trafficked via the website.
Jail looms large for Brazil's Lula over graft
Workers' Party leaders promised demonstrations, including vigils that would be organised nationwide beginning on Friday. Temer took power in 2016 after da Silva's successor and protege, Dilma Rousseff, was impeached and ousted from office.
Kyrie Irving Will Miss 4-5 Months
The Celtics now have to play knowing that Kyrie is out for the season, which can't make his teammates feel good right about now. The Celtics said Thursday that the fracture in Irving's patella has completely healed and the knee remains structurally sound.
Dictator Kim Jong-un goes pop as Korean tensions thaw
The song previously closed an inter-Korean art performance in September 2002 and Samjiyon's performance in Seoul in February. Members of Red Velvet , one of South Korea's top K-pop groups, sang their hits " Bad Boy " and " Red Flavor ".
Mike Zunino placed on 10-day disabled list
The Indians doubled their lead when designated hitter Edwin Encarnacion led off the fourth inning with a solo home run. If a theme can be deduced from the Mariners first three games, it's that surprises could be in store on a daily basis.