NBA playoff bracket and standings after matches on April 1

The playoffs will begin on April 20

By Web Desk
April 02, 2024
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The race for the NBA Playoffs is full flow as the regular season draws to a close.

In the Western Conference, Timberwolves secured playoff berth with Pelicans loss. Pelicans stay in six place, falling half-game back of number five Dallas after defeat against Phoenix. Suns won against Pelicans to bag head-to-head tiebreaker, rising from 8th to 7th in the West.

In the Eastern Conference, Celtics defeated Hornets and extended their lead over Bucks to 11.5 games. Magic stay at fifth after win over Blazers. Pacers are at 6th while Bulls remain ninth after loss to Atlanta. Hawks, in 10th, pull within half-game of Bulls after head-to-head win.

After the games played on April 1, here is a look at the NBA playoff bracket as it currently stands and the table in the Eastern and Western Conference.

Playoff bracket as it currently stands

Eastern Conference Standings

Western Conference Standings 

It must be noted that the 2023-24 regular season ends on Sunday, April 14.

The 2024 Play-In Tournament will be held from April 16-19. Meanwhile, the first round of the 2024 NBA Playoffs will start on April 20.

The highly-anticipated 2024 NBA Finals will begin on June 6.