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All of the Western Conference Playoff Scenarios

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No Surprise Games

This assumes Oklahoma City will beat Memphis

 

Not sure Games

4/11 – New Orleans at San Antonio

4/11 – Denver at Minnesota

 

We have 2 Jazz Scenarios that can take place.  Inside each are sub scenarios

Scenario #1 – Jazz win out

Scenario #2 – Jazz beat GS lose to Portland

 

Scenario #1  – Jazz win out

Utah Jazz win final two games and are the #3 seed and win the division

Portland ends with 48 wins tied with OKC and either San Antonio or New Orleans

Portland has the tiebreak with the 4-0 series v. OKC and is the #4 seed and makes OKC the 6th seed

The winner of San Antonio v New Orleans would be the 5th seed

OKC would be the 6th seed

If Denver beats Minnesota and New Orleans beats San Antonio, the tiebreaker for Denver and San Antonio would be record v. playoff teams for seeding

If Denver beats Minnesota and San Antonio beats New Orleans it is Denver 7th and New Orleans 8th

If Minnesota beats Denver and New Orleans beats San Antonio it is Spurs 7th and Minnesota 8th

If Minnesota beats Denver and San Antonio beat New Orleans it is Minnesota 7th and New Orleans 8th

 

Jazz Summary:  Jazz would be 3rd seed playing OKC

 

 

Scenario #2 – Jazz beat Golden State and lose to Portland

Portland is the 3rd seed with win over Utah

Jazz, OKC and New Orleans or San Antonio would be at 48 wins.

Jazz are would be 4-4 in all scenarios

OKC would be 4-3 if New Orleans is involved and 5-3 if San Antonio is involved so they would be the 4th seed and Jazz 5th.

Winner of New Orleans and San Antonio would be the 6th seed

If Denver beats Minnesota and San Antonio beats New Orleans it is Denver 7th and New Orleans 8th

If Minnesota beats Denver and New Orleans beats San Antonio it is Spurs 7th and Minnesota 8th

 

Jazz would be the 5th seed and play OKC

David Locke enters his ninth year as the radio play-by-play voice of the Utah Jazz, having spent the majority of his career in radio in Salt Lake City and Seattle. In the summer of 2016, Locke created the Locked on Podcast Network which has podcast daily bite sized podcasts for every NBA and NFL team. A native of Palo Alto, Calif., Locke graduated from Occidental College in Los Angeles with a degree in Political Science and Sociology. Locke and his wife have a son and a daughter.

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