2024 NBA Playoff Picture Takes Shape: Bracket and Standings Update

As of March 1, 2024, the NBA playoff landscape is becoming clearer, post the All-Star Break. The focus now shifts to the anticipated competition in the Play-in Tournament for seeds 7-10, determining who will advance to the first round of the NBA playoffs.

Eastern Conference Seeding:

  1. Boston Celtics
  2. Cleveland Cavaliers
  3. Milwaukee Bucks
  4. New York Knicks
  5. Philadelphia 76ers
  6. Orlando Magic
  7. Indiana Pacers
  8. Miami Heat
  9. Chicago Bulls
  10. Atlanta Hawks

Eastern Conference Bracket:

  • (1) Boston Celtics vs. (8) Winner of play-in
  • (2) Cleveland Cavaliers vs. (7) Winner of play-in
  • (3) Milwaukee Bucks vs. (6) Orlando Magic
  • (4) New York Knicks vs. (5) Philadelphia 76ers

Western Conference Seeding:

  1. Minnesota Timberwolves
  2. Oklahoma City Thunder
  3. Denver Nuggets
  4. LA Clippers
  5. Phoenix Suns
  6. New Orleans Pelicans
  7. Dallas Mavericks
  8. Sacramento Kings
  9. Los Angeles Lakers
  10. Golden State Warriors

Western Conference Bracket:

  • (1) Minnesota Timberwolves vs. (8) Winner of play-in
  • (2) Oklahoma City Thunder vs. (7) Winner of play-in
  • (3) Denver Nuggets vs. (6) New Orleans Pelicans
  • (4) LA Clippers vs. (5) Phoenix Suns

For real-time updates, check out our NBA standings page.

2024 NBA Playoffs Schedule & Key Dates:

  • April 16-19: NBA play-in tournament (ESPN, TNT)
  • April 20: NBA playoffs 2023 first round begins (ABC, ESPN, TNT, NBA TV)
  • May 6-7: NBA conference semifinals begin (ABC, ESPN, TNT)
  • May 21-22: NBA conference finals begin (ABC, ESPN, TNT)
  • June 6: NBA Finals begin (ABC)

The stage is set for an exciting playoff run, with teams battling for supremacy as the postseason approaches. Stay tuned for the latest updates and thrilling matchups as the NBA playoffs unfold.

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