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Factbox: National Basketball Association playoff race


(Reuters) - State of play in the National Basketball Association playoff race before the regular season ends on April 16.

The top eight teams from each conference qualify for the postseason (x-clinched playoff berth, e-eliminated from playoffs contention).


1. x-Indiana Pacers

2. x-Miami Heat

3. X-Toronto Raptors

4. x-Chicago Bulls

5. Brooklyn Nets

6. Washington Wizards

7. Charlotte Bobcats

8. Atlanta Hawks

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9. New York Knicks

10. Cleveland Cavaliers

11. Detroit Pistons

12. Boston Celtics

13. e-Orlando Magic

14. e-Philadelphia 76ers

15. e-Milwaukee Bucks


1. x-San Antonio Spurs

2. x-Oklahoma City Thunder

3. x-Los Angeles Clippers

4. Houston Rockets

5. Portland Trail Blazers

6. Golden State Warriors

7. Phoenix Suns

8. Dallas Mavericks

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9. Memphis Grizzlies

10. Minnesota Timberwolves

11. e-New Orleans Pelicans

12. e-Denver Nuggets

13. e-Los Angeles Lakers

14. e-Sacramento Kings

15. e-Utah Jazz

(Compiled by Frank Pingue; editing by Julian Linden)

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