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2019 NBA Playoff Magic Number Update: Sat. March 9

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2019 NBA Playoff Magic Number Update: Sat. March 9! Magic Numbers for Bucks, Raptors, Warriors, Nuggets, Pacers, 76ers, Celtics, Thunder, Rockets & More!


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2019 NBA Playoff Magic Number Update: Sat. March 9

Here is the 2019 NBA Playoff Magic Number Update: Sat. March 9:

Records and Information Entering Sat. March 9’s Slate of Games.

Eastern Conference

2019 NBA Playoff Magic Number Update: Sat. March 9

1. Milwaukee Bucks (49-16)#

  • Clinched Playoff Berth on Friday, March 1
  • Currently Leading the Central Division by 7.5 Games over Pacers (42-24)
  • Leading the Eastern Conference by 2.5 Games over Raptors (47-19)
  • Currently Own the NBA’s Best Record by 2.5 Games over Raptors (47-19)
  • Magic Number to Clinch Central Division: 9
  • Projected Clinch Range: Mid March to Early April
  • Magic Number to Clinch Home Court Advantage in East Playoffs: 14
  • Projected Clinch Range: Late March to Early April

2. Toronto Raptors (47-19)#

  • Clinched Playoff Berth on Friday, March 8
  • Currently Leading the Atlantic Division by 6.0 Games over 76ers (41-25)
  • Trailing the Eastern Conference by 2.5 Games vs. Bucks (49-16)
  • Magic Number to Clinch Atlantic Division: 10
  • Projected Clinch Range: Mid March to Early April
  • Magic Number to Clinch # 2 Seed in East: 11
  • Projected Clinch Range: Mid March to Early April

3. Indiana Pacers (42-24)

  • Currently Trailing the Central Division by 7.5 Games vs. Bucks (49-16)
  • Magic Number to Clinch Playoff Berth: 4
  • Projected Clinch Range: Mid March to Early April
  • Magic Number to Clinch #3 Seed in East: 15
  • Projected Clinch Range: Late March to Early April

4. Philadelphia 76ers (41-25)

  • Currently Trailing the Atlantic Division by 6.0 Games vs. Raptors (47-19)
  • Magic Number to Clinch Playoff Berth: 5
  • Projected Clinch Range: Mid March to Early April
  • Magic Number to Clinch #4 Seed in East: 15
  • Projected Clinch Range: Late March to Early April

5. Boston Celtics (40-26)

  • Currently Trailing the Atlantic Division by 7.0 Games vs. Raptors (47-19)
  • Magic Number to Clinch Playoff Berth: 6
  • Projected Clinch Range: Late March to Early April
  • Magic Number to Clinch #5 Seed in East: 11
  • Projected Clinch Range: Late March to Early April

6. Detroit Pistons (33-31)

  • Currently Trailing the Atlantic Division by 13.5 Games vs. Raptors (47-19)
  • Magic Number to Clinch Playoff Berth: 13
  • Projected Clinch Range: Late March to Early April
  • Magic Number to Clinch #6 Seed in East: 16
  • Projected Clinch Range: Late March to Early April

7. Brooklyn Nets (34-33)

  • Currently Trailing the Central Division by 15.5 Games vs. Bucks (49-16)
  • Magic Number to Clinch Playoff Berth: 12
  • Projected Clinch Range: Late March to Early April
  • Magic Number to Clinch #7 Seed in East: 14
  • Projected Clinch Range: Late March to Early April

8. Miami Heat (31-34)

  • Currently Leading the Southeast Division by 1.0 Game over Magic (31-36)
  • Leading the Final East Playoff Spot by 1.0 Game over Magic (31-36)
  • Magic Number to Clinch Playoff Berth: 15
  • Projected Clinch Range: Late March to Early April
  • Magic Number to Clinch Southeast Division: 15
  • Projected Clinch Range: Late March to Early April
  • Magic Number to Clinch #8 Seed in East: 15
  • Projected Clinch Range: Late March to Early April

Western Conference

2019 NBA Playoff Magic Number Update: Sat. March 9

1. Golden State Warriors (45-20)

  • Currently Leading the Pacific Division by 8.0 Points over Clippers (38-29)
  • Leading the Western Conference by 2.0 Games over Nuggets (43-22)
  • Magic Number to Clinch Playoff Berth: 5
  • Projected Clinch Range: Mid March to Early April
  • Magic Number to Clinch Pacific Division: 8
  • Projected Clinch Range: Mid March to Early April
  • Magic Number to Clinch Home Court Advantage in West Playoffs: 15
  • Projected Clinch Range: Late March to Early April

2. Denver Nuggets (43-22)

  • Currently Leading the Northwest Division by 3.5 Games over Thunder (40-26)
  • Trailing the Western Conference by 2.0 Games vs. Warriors (45-20)
  • Magic Number to Clinch Playoff Berth: 7
  • Projected Clinch Range: Mid March to Early April
  • Magic Number to Clinch Northwest Division: 13
  • Projected Clinch Range: Mid March to Early April
  • Magic Number to Clinch #2 Seed in West: 14
  • Projected Clinch Range: Late March to Early April

3. Houston Rockets (40-25)

  • Currently Leading the Southwest Division by 3.5 Games over Spurs (37-29)
  • Magic Number to Clinch Playoff Berth: 10
  • Projected Clinch Range: Mid March to Early April
  • Magic Number to Clinch Southwest Division: 13
  • Projected Clinch Range: Late March to Early April
  • Magic Number to Clinch #3 Seed in West: 16
  • Projected Clinch Range: Late March to Early April

4. Oklahoma City Thunder (40-26)

  • Currently Trailing the Northwest Division by 3.5 Games vs. Nuggets (43-22)
  • Magic Number to Clinch Playoff Berth: 10
  • Projected Clinch Range: Mid March to Early April
  • Magic Number to Clinch #4 Seed in West: 16
  • Projected Clinch Range: Late March to Early April

5. Portland Trail Blazers (39-26)

  • Currently Trailing the Northwest Division by 4.0 Games vs. Nuggets (43-22)
  • Magic Number to Clinch Playoff Berth: 11
  • Projected Clinch Range: Late March to Early April
  • Magic Number to Clinch #5 Seed in West: 15
  • Projected Clinch Range: Late March to Early April

6. Utah Jazz (37-28)

  • Currently Trailing the Northwest Division by 6.0 Games vs. Nuggets (43-22)
  • Magic Number to Clinch Playoff Berth: 13
  • Projected Clinch Range: Late March to Early April
  • Magic Number to Clinch #6 Seed in West: 16
  • Projected Clinch Range: Late March to Early April

7. Los Angeles Clippers (38-29)

  • Currently Trailing the Pacific Division by 8.0 Games vs. Warriors (45-20)
  • Magic Number to Clinch Playoff Berth: 12
  • Projected Clinch Range: Late March to Early April
  • Magic Number to Clinch #7 Seed in West: 15
  • Projected Clinch Range: Late March to Early April

8. San Antonio Spurs (37-29)

  • Currently Trailing the Southwest Division by 3.5 Games vs. Rockets (40-25)
  • Leading Final West Playoff Spot by 3.0 Games over Kings (32-32)
  • Magic Number to Clinch Playoff Berth: 13
  • Projected Clinch Range: Late March to Early April
  • Magic Number to Clinch #8 Seed in West: 16
  • Projected Clinch Range: Late March to Early April
# Clinched Playoff Berth
#* Clinched Playoff Berth and Division
#*^ Clinched Playoff Berth, Division, and Home Court Advantage
#@ Clinched Playoff Berth, Division, Home Court Advantage & NBA’s Best Record

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