Knicks Playoff Tracker: Seeding, tiebreaker scenarios and everything else you need to know

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Knicks Derrick Rose, Reggie Bullock and RJ Barrett celebrate
Knicks Derrick Rose, Reggie Bullock and RJ Barrett celebrate

The Knicks have clinched a spot in the playoffs for the first time since the 2012-13 season. Here's everything you need to know...

Current playoff position

The Knicks (40-31) are currently the No. 4 seed in the Eastern Conference with one game left in their regular season.

They currently are set to face the No. 5 seed Atlanta Hawks in the first round if the season ended today. Though the teams have the same record, the Knicks hold the tiebreaker, giving them the edge in seeding.

New York is one game ahead of the No. 6 seed Miami Heat, who lost to the Milwaukee Bucks on Saturday.

All three teams will play their final games of the season on Sunday. The Knicks kick things off with a 1 p.m. tipoff against the Celtics. The Hawks will host the Rockets at 7 p.m., while the Heat travel to Detroit to take on the Pistons at 8 p.m.

If the Knicks, Hawks, and Heat finished tied, the Knicks fall to No. 6 by virtue of the Hawks' head-to-head tiebreaker over the Heat and the Heat's head-to-head tiebreaker over the Knicks.

If the Knicks and Hawks finish tied and the Heat are either in front or behind them, the Knicks have the tiebreaker over the Hawks due to their head-to-head record.

If the Knicks and Heat finish tied and the Hawks are either in front or behind them, the Heat have the tiebreaker over the Knicks due to their head-to-head record.

When does the postseason start?

The play-in tournament between seeds No. 7 through No. 10 takes place from May 18 to May 21.

The playoffs begin on May 22.