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Western Conference Playoff Picture

Where is your team going in the playoffs? The Western Conference Playoff Picture table presents the probabilities that a team will win each playoff spot. All future unplayed games are assumed won/lost with a probability based upon relative team strengths. Click a team name to proceed to the team playoff picture page.

Note that the columns below do NOT strictly correspond to playoff seeds. They are just different ways a team can make the playoffs. NBA rules do allow a wildcard team to be seeded higher than a divisional winner.


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Western Conference Playoff Standings

  Record  Divisional Winners Wildcard No Playoffs
Team Division W L 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9
Warriors Pacific 21 3 50% 29% 9% 5% 4% 2% 1% < 1% < 1%
Grizzlies Southwest 20 4 24% 22% 5% 20% 15% 8% 4% 1% 1%
Trail Blazers Northwest 19 6 7% 17% 68% < 1% < 1% 1% 1% 2% 4%
Rockets Southwest 18 5 10% 14% 3% 24% 18% 14% 9% 4% 3%
Mavericks Southwest 18 8 2% 5% 2% 14% 18% 18% 15% 11% 15%
Clippers Pacific 17 7 4% 6% 2% 20% 17% 17% 14% 10% 11%
Spurs Southwest 17 8 3% 6% 2% 14% 17% 18% 14% 11% 15%
Pelicans Southwest 12 12 < 1% < 1% < 1% 2% 5% 9% 12% 15% 57%
 
Thunder Northwest 12 13 < 1% < 1% 6% < 1% 1% 4% 6% 11% 72%
Suns Pacific 12 14 < 1% < 1% < 1% < 1% 1% 3% 6% 10% 79%
Kings Pacific 11 14 < 1% < 1% < 1% < 1% 2% 5% 9% 12% 73%
Nuggets Northwest 10 14 < 1% < 1% 3% < 1% 1% 3% 6% 9% 78%
Lakers Pacific 8 17 < 1% < 1% < 1% < 1% < 1% < 1% 2% 4% 94%
Jazz Northwest 6 19 < 1% < 1% < 1% < 1% < 1% < 1% < 1% < 1% 99%
Timberwolves Northwest 5 19 < 1% < 1% < 1% < 1% < 1% < 1% < 1% < 1% > 99%
  • Notes
  • ^ means the team will finish better than this playoff spot
  • X means the team cannot win this playoff spot
  • 50% - probability the team will win this playoff spot - green number indicates the team controls its destiny for this spot
  • 50% - probability the team will win this playoff spot - red number indicates the team does not control its destiny for this spot
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