2021 NBA Playoff Magic Number Update: May 9

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NBA Playoff Magic Number Update: Sunday, May 9, 2021! Can the Philadelphia 76ers and Dallas Mavericks Clinch Their Divisions This Week?


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2021 NBA Playoff Magic Number Update: May 9

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Here is the 2021 NBA Playoff Magic Number Update: May 9:

Records Entering Sun. May 9’s Slate of Games

Eastern Conference

2021 NBA Playoff Magic Number Update: May 9

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1. Philadelphia 76ers (47-21)#

  • Clinched Playoff Berth on Wednesday, April 28, 2021
  • Currently Leading the Atlantic Division by 3.0 Games over Nets
  • Magic Number to Clinch Division: 2
  • Can Clinch Atlantic Division on Tuesday with a Win vs. Pacers AND a Nets Loss vs. Bulls
  • Currently Leading Eastern Conference by 3.0 Games over Nets
  • Magic Number to Clinch Conference: 2
  • Can Clinch Eastern Conference on Tuesday with a Win vs. Pacers AND a Nets Loss vs. Bulls

2. Brooklyn Nets (44-24)#

3. Milwaukee Bucks (43-24)$

4. New York Knicks (37-30)

  • Magic Number to Clinch Playoff Spot: 1
  • Can Clinch Playoff Berth on Sunday with a Knicks Win vs. Clippers OR a Heat Loss vs. Celtics OR a Hornets Loss vs. Pelicans
  • Currently Trailing the Atlantic Division by 9.5 Games to 76ers
  • Magic Number to Clinch #4 Seed: 5

5. Atlanta Hawks (37-31)

  • Magic Number to Clinch Playoff Spot: 2
  • Can Clinch Playoff Berth with a Heat Loss vs. Celtics on Sunday AND a Hawks Win vs. Wizards on Monday
  • Currently Leading the Southeast Division by 0.5 Games over Heat
  • Magic Number to Clinch Division: 4
  • Magic Number to Clinch #5 Seed: 4

6. Miami Heat (36-31)

  • Magic Number to Clinch Playoff Spot: 3
  • Currently Trailing the Southeast Division by 0.5 Games to Hawks
  • Magic Number to Clinch #6 Seed: 5

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

2021 NBA Playoff Magic Number Update: May 9

7. Boston Celtics (35-32)*

  • Clinched Spot in the Play-In Series on Friday, April 30, 2021
  • Currently Trailing the Atlantic Division by 11.5 Games to 76ers

8. Charlotte Hornets (33-34)*

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

9. Washington Wizards (32-36)*

  • Clinched Spot in the Play-In Series on Friday, April 30, 2021
  • Currently Trailing the Southeast Division by 5.0 Games to Hawks

10. Indiana Pacers (31-36)*

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

Western Conference

2021 NBA Playoff Magic Number Update: May 9

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1. Utah Jazz (49-18)$

2. Phoenix Suns (48-19)#

3. Los Angeles Clippers (45-22)#

4. Denver Nuggets (44-24)#

5. Dallas Mavericks (39-28)

  • Magic Number to Clinch Playoff Spot: 1
  • Can Clinch Playoff Berth with a Win vs. Cavaliers on Sunday OR a Grizzlies Loss vs. Pelicans on Monday
  • Currently Leading the Southwest Division by 5.0 Games over Grizzlies
  • Magic Number to Clinch Division: 1
  • Can Clinch Southwest Division with a Win vs. Cavaliers on Sunday OR a Grizzlies Loss vs. Pelicans on Monday
  • Magic Number to Clinch #5 Seed: 5

6. Portland Trail Blazers (39-29)

  • Magic Number to Clinch Playoff Spot: 1
  • Can Clinch Playoff Berth with a Pelicans Loss vs. hornets on Sunday OR a Spurs Loss vs. Bucks on Monday OR a Grizzlies Loss vs. Pelicans on Monday
  • Currently Trailing the Northwest Division by 11.0 Games to Jazz
  • Magic Number to Clinch #6 Seed: 4

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

2021 NBA Playoff Magic Number Update: May 9

7. Los Angeles Lakers (37-30)*

  • Clinched Spot in the Play-In Series on Friday, April 30, 2021
  • Currently Trailing the Pacific Division by 11.0 Games to Suns

8. Golden State Warriors (35-33)*

  • Clinched Spot in the Play-In Series on Friday, April 30, 2021
  • Currently Trailing the Pacific Division by 13.5 Games to Suns

9. Memphis Grizzlies (34-33)*

  • Clinched Spot in the Play-In Series on Friday, April 30, 2021
  • Currently Trailing the Southwest Division by 5.0 Games to Mavericks

10. San Antonio Spurs (32-35)*

  • Clinched Spot in the Play-In Series on Friday, April 30, 2021
  • Currently Trailing the Southwest Division by 6.0 Games to Mavericks
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