The new NBA season enters its decisive stretch. But before the start of the Playoffs, it will be time to play again cross play inboth in the East and the West.
Forward, everything you need about Play In NBA 2023 and how the last classification of each Conference is defined for the postseason.
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What is Play-In and how does it work?
Prior to the Playoffs, the Conference Playoffs will take place. What about it? From a series of games that will define the ranked seventh and eighth from the East and the West.
The system is as follows: the seventh Regular Degree of each Conference receives the eighth. The winner of that game goes into the Playoffs because seventh seed.
For his part, he fools of that cross face a winner a previous game between the ninth and tenth of the Regular Stage. Whoever wins goes into the postseason as eighth seed.
When does NBA Play-In 2023 start?
The Play-In will be played between Tuesday 11 and Friday 14 April. On Tuesday, April 11, the games will be played between the seventh and eighth of each Conference. Tuesday 12, the duels between the ninth and the tenth East and West. And on Friday the 14th there will be fights between those who lost their seventh vs. the eighth and the winners of the ninth vs. tenth.
Teams qualified for the 2023 NBA Play-In
for now, no place in the Play-In is guaranteednot from the Eastern Conference, nor from the West.
Play-In NBA 2023: games, schedules and results
|Tuesday 11 April||To confirm||7° East||8° East|
|Tuesday 11 April||To confirm||7° West||8° West|
|Wednesday 12 April||To confirm||9° East||10° East|
|Wednesday 12 April||To confirm||9° West||10° West|
|Friday 14 April||To confirm||7th/8th East loser||East 9th/10th winner|
|Friday 14 April||To confirm||7th/8th West loser||West 9th/10th Winner|
Positions and positions of the Eastern Conference
|3||Philadelphia 76 on||48||23||67.3|
|4||cleveland cavaliers||Four. Five||28||61.6|
|5||New York knock||42||31||57.5|
|7||Miami Heat||39||3. 4||53.4|
|10||Chicago Bulls||3. 4||37||47.9|
|13||Magic of Orlando||29||43||40.3|
Detroit Pistons and Charlotte Hornets are already out of contention.
The fight for the Play-In in the East
While the Bucks, Sixers, Celtics and Cavaliers will finish in the top six in the conference, there is another a series of teams that are still fighting to get directly into the postseasonthat they must finish within the Top 6.
Today these groups would be New Yorkers Nets and Knickswho have achieved a good difference over there Miami, Atlanta, Toronto, Chicago, Indiana and Washingtonmain contender to complete the Play-In table, from 7th to 10th place.
Everything points to that Miami and Atlanta will finish in the top 10but Toronto, Chicago, Indiana and Washington They still have to define among themselves who plays Play-In and who is eliminated. For this, there will be a few decisive games in between Raptors-Pacers and Raptors-Wizards in late March.
|Wednesday 22 March||toronto predators||Indiana police|
|Sunday 26 March||toronto predators||Washington Wizards|
Positions and positions of the Western Conference
|3||Kings of the Sacrament||43||28||60.6|
|5||LA cutters||38||3. 4||52.8|
|6||Golden State Warriors||37||36||50.7|
|9||Thunder City Oklahoma||35||36||49.3|
|eleven||los angeles defectors||35||37||48.6|
|12||New Orleans Pelicans||3. 4||37||47.9|
|13||Portland Trail Blazers||31||40||43.7|
San Antonio Spurs and Houston Rockets are already out of contention.
The fight for the Play-In in the West
Qualifying in the West is extremely tight and some teams have yet to decide if they will go straight for it Will play playoffs (Top 6), Play-In (7th to 10th) or stay out of the postseason (11th down). This fight includes elite groups Los Angeles Lakers, Dallas Mavericks, LA Clippers and Golden State Warriors.
Many of the teams that were involved in that fight are still there they must face each other in these last days of Regular Degree, i decisive games for sorting options of each.
|Tuesday 21 March||LA cutters||Thunder City Oklahoma|
|Wednesday 22 March||dallas mavericks||Golden State Warriors|
|Wednesday 22 March||Jazz Utah||Portland Trail Blazers|
|Thursday 23 March||LA cutters||Thunder City Oklahoma|
|Friday 24 March||los angeles defectors||Thunder City Oklahoma|
|Saturday 25 March||LA cutters||New Orleans Pelicans|
|Sunday 26 March||Golden State Warriors||Minnesota Timberwolves|
|Sunday 26 March||Portland Trail Blazers||Thunder City Oklahoma|
|Monday 27 March||Portland Trail Blazers||New Orleans Pelicans|
|Tuesday 28 March||Golden State Warriors||New Orleans Pelicans|
|Friday 31 March||Minnesota Timberwolves||los angeles defectors|
|Saturday 1 April||New Orleans Pelicans||LA cutters|
|Sunday 2 April||Minnesota Timberwolves||Portland Trail Blazers|
|Tuesday 4 April||Golden State Warriors||Thunder City Oklahoma|
|Tuesday 4 April||Jazz Utah||los angeles defectors|
|Wednesday 5 April||LA cutters||los angeles defectors|
|Thursday 6 April||Jazz Utah||Thunder City Oklahoma|
|Saturday 8 April||LA cutters||Portland Trail Blazers|
|Sunday 9 April||Portland Trail Blazers||Golden State Warriors|
|Sunday 9 April||Minnesota Timberwolves||New Orleans Pelicans|
|Sunday 9 April||los angeles defectors||Jazz Utah|
Tiebreaker scenarios and criteria for the 2023 NBA Play-In
The order in each conference is dictated by games won, and are the tie-break criteria:
- If the tiebreaker is between a division leader and another non-leader team(s), the division leader will prevail.
- The percentage who won the best game among those who participated in the game.
- A better winning percentage against teams from the same division (unless the tied teams belong to the same division).
- The best winning percentage against a team from the Conference itself.
- Best winning percentage against teams that qualified for the Conference Playoffs (including teams that finish tied for a playoff spot).
- Better winning percentage against teams that qualified for the other Conference Playoffs (including teams that finish tied for a Playoff spot).
- The best difference in points scored and received against all competitors (point difference).
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