2021 NBA Playoff Magic Number Update: May 3

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NBA Playoff Magic Number Update: Monday, May 3, 2021! What is the Magic Number for 76ers to Clinch the Atlantic Division Title?


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2021 NBA Playoff Magic Number Update: May 3

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Here is the 2021 NBA Playoff Magic Number Update: May 3:

Records Entering Mon. May 3’s Slate of Games

Eastern Conference

2021 NBA Playoff Magic Number Update: May 3

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1. Philadelphia 76ers (43-21)#

2. Brooklyn Nets (43-21)#

3. Milwaukee Bucks (40-24)$

4. New York Knicks (36-28)

  • Magic Number to Clinch Playoff Spot: 4
  • Currently Trailing the Atlantic Division by 7.0 Games to 76ers
  • Magic Number to Clinch #4 Seed: 7

5. Atlanta Hawks (35-30)

  • Magic Number to Clinch Playoff Spot: 5
  • Currently Tied for the Southeast Division by 0.0 Games with Heat
  • Magic Number to Clinch Division: 7
  • Magic Number to Clinch #5 Seed: 7

6. Miami Heat (35-30)

  • Magic Number to Clinch Playoff Spot: 5
  • Currently Trailing the Southeast Division by 0.5 Games to Hawks
  • Magic Number to Clinch #6 Seed: 7

Eastern Conference Play-In Series (Seeds 7-10)

2021 NBA Playoff Magic Number Update: May 3

7. Boston Celtics (34-31)*

  • Clinched Spot in the Play-In Series on Friday, April 30, 2021
  • Currently Trailing the Atlantic Division by 9.5 Games to 76ers

8. Charlotte Hornets (31-33)*

  • Clinched Spot in the Play-In Series on Friday, April 30, 2021
  • Currently Trailing the Southeast Division by 3.5 Games to Hawks

9. Indiana Pacers (30-33)*

  • Clinched Spot in the Play-In Series on Friday, April 30, 2021

10. Washington Wizards (29-35)*

  • Clinched Spot in the Play-In Series on Friday, April 30, 2021
  • Currently Trailing the Southeast Division by 5.5 Games to Hawks

Western Conference

2021 NBA Playoff Magic Number Update: May 3

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1. Utah Jazz (46-18)#

  • Clinched Playoff Berth on Sunday, April 25, 2021
  • Currently Leading the Northwest Division by 3.0 Games over Nuggets
  • Magic Number to Clinch Division: 6
  • Currently Tied for the Western Conference by 0.0 Games with Suns
  • Magic Number to Clinch Conference: 8

2. Phoenix Suns (46-18)#

3. Denver Nuggets (43-21)

  • Magic Number to Clinch Playoff Spot: 1
  • Can Clinch Playoff Berth on Monday with a Win vs. Lakers OR a Trail Blazers Loss vs. Hawks
  • Currently Trailing the Northwest Division by 3.0 Games to Jazz
  • Magic Number to Clinch #3 Seed: 8

4. Los Angeles Clippers (43-22)

  • Magic Number to Clinch Playoff Spot: 1
  • Can Clinch Playoff Berth on Monday with a Trail Blazers Loss vs. Hawks OR a Warriors Loss vs. Pelicans
  • Currently Trailing the Pacific Division by 3.5 Games to Suns
  • Magic Number to Clinch #4 Seed: 2
  • Can Clinch Top 4 Seed in the West on Monday with a Trail Blazers Loss vs. Hawks AND Warriors Loss vs. Pelicans

5. Los Angeles Lakers (36-28)

  • Magic Number to Clinch Playoff Spot: 5
  • Currently Trailing the Pacific Division by 10.0 Games to Suns
  • Magic Number to Clinch #5 Seed: 8

6. Dallas Mavericks (36-28)

  • Magic Number to Clinch Playoff Spot: 5
  • Currently Leading the Southwest Division by 3.5 Games over Grizzlies
  • Magic Number to Clinch Division: 6
  • Magic Number to Clinch #6 Seed: 8

Western Conference Play-In Series (Seeds 7-10)

2021 NBA Playoff Magic Number Update: May 3

7. Portland Trail Blazers (36-28)*

  • Clinched Spot in the Play-In Series on Friday, April 30, 2021
  • Currently Trailing the Northwest Division by 10.0 Games to Jazz

8. Memphis Grizzlies (32-31)*

  • Clinched Spot in the Play-In Series on Friday, April 30, 2021
  • Currently Trailing the Southwest Division by 3.5 Games to Mavericks

9. Golden State Warriors (32-32)*

  • Clinched Spot in the Play-In Series on Friday, April 30, 2021
  • Currently Trailing the Pacific Division by 14.0 Games to Suns

10. San Antonio Spurs (31-32)*

  • Clinched Spot in the Play-In Series on Friday, April 30, 2021
  • Currently Trailing the Southwest Division by 4.5 Games to Mavericks
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