Gitgitan pa rin ang labanan ng walong teams sa Western Conference habang nalalapit na ang playoff sa NBA para sa season 2017-18.

Samantalang sigurado na ang limang teams sa Eastern Conference na pasok na sa playoff, walo namang teams ang nag-aagawan pa sa Western Conference para matiyak na pasok sa Magic 8.

Karamihan sa mga teams ay meron na lamang anim hanggang pitong mga laro ang natitira ngayong regular season (as of March 31, 2018).

Una nang nakauna ang Houston Rockets (62-14) para maibulsa ang Conference title, habang nakopo naman ng Golden State Warriors (54-21) ang Division title sa Western Conference.

Sa Eastern pukpukan ng husto ang apat na mga teams para masungkit ang nalalabing puwesto sa Last 8.

Ito ang mga sumusunod, Washington Wizards (41-34), Miami Heat (41-35), Milwaukee Bucks (41-35) at ang pilit na humahabol na Detroit Pistons (35-40) na nasa ika-siyam at meron pang pitong laro.

Sa ngayon umaabot na sa 11 mga NBA teams ang deklaradong out na sa playoff race.

Narito ang natitirang mga laro sa current match up batay sa latest standings:

CURRENT MATCHUP
(1) Toronto (55-20)
Games remaining: 7 (3 Home, 3 Away)
vs.
(8) Milwaukee (41-35)
Games remaining: 6 (3 Home, 3 Away)

CURRENT MATCHUP
(1) Houston (62-14)
Games remaining: 6 (3 Home, 3 Away)
vs.
(8) New Orleans (43-33)
Games remaining: 6 (3 Home, 3 Away)

CURRENT MATCHUP
(2) Boston (52-23)
Games remaining: 7 (4 Home, 3 Away)
vs.
(7) Miami (41-35)
Games remaining: 6 (4 Home, 2 Away)

CURRENT MATCHUP
(2) Golden State (54-21)
Games remaining: 7 (2 Home, 5 Away)
vs.
(7) Utah (43-33)
Games remaining: 6 (3 Home, 3 Away)

CURRENT MATCHUP
(3) Cleveland (46-30)
Games remaining: 6 (4 Home, 2 Away)
vs.
(6) Washington (41-34)
Games remaining: 7 (3 Home, 4 Away)

CURRENT MATCHUP
(3) Portland (47-29)
Games remaining: 6 (2 Home, 4 Away)
vs.
(6) Oklahoma City (44-33)
Games remaining: 5 (2 Home, 3 Away)

CURRENT MATCHUP
(4) Philadelphia (45-30)
Games remaining: 7 (4 Home, 3 Away)
vs.
(5) Indiana (45-31)
Games remaining: 6 (2 Home, 4 Away)

CURRENT MATCHUP
(4) San Antonio (44-32)
Games remaining: 6 (3 Home, 3 Away)
vs.
(5) Minnesota (44-33)
Games remaining: 5 (3 Home, 2 Away)

 

Eastern Conference

1.Toronto Raptors (55-20) – playoff berth
2.Boston Celtics (52-23) – playoff berth
3.Cleveland Cavaliers (46-30) – playoff berth
4.Philadelphia 76ers (45-30) – playoff berth
5.Indiana Pacers (45-31) – playoff berth
6.Washington Wizards (41-34)
7.Miami Heat (41-35)
8.Milwaukee Bucks (41-35)

Detroit Pistons (35-40)
Charlotte Hornets (34-42) – Eliminated From Playoff
New York Knicks (27-49) – Eliminated From Playoff
Chicago Bulls (25-51) – Eliminated From Playoff
Brooklyn Nets (25-51) – Eliminated From Playoff
Orlando Magic (22-53) – Eliminated From Playoff
Atlanta Hawks (21-55) – Eliminated From Playoff

 

Western Conference

1.Houston Rockets (62-14) – Clinched Conference
2.Golden State Warriors (54-21) – Clinched Division
3.Portland Trail Blazers (47-29)
4.San Antonio Spurs (44-32)
5.Minnesota Timberwolves (44-33)
6.Oklahoma City Thunder (44-33)
7.Utah Jazz (43-33)
8.New Orleans Pelicans (43-33)

LA Clippers (41-35)
Denver Nuggets (41-35)
Los Angeles Lakers (33-42) – Eliminated From Playoff
Sacramento Kings (24-52) – Eliminated From Playoff
Dallas Mavericks (23-53) – Eliminated From Playoff
Memphis Grizzlies (21-55) – Eliminated From Playoff
Phoenix Suns (19-58) – Eliminated From Playoff