With a 125-115 win over the Denver Nuggets on Thursday in Lake Buena Vista, Florida, his Blazers have effectively closed the gap on the Memphis Grizzlies for the 8-seed in the Western Conference playoff picture. "Y'all know that I'm always optimistic and always see the best in situations like this, and it's why I said what I said a few months ago when I said, 'If we don't have a chance to compete for a playoff spot, I don't want to play,'" Lillard said.
The Utah Jazz seek to dent the San Antonio Spurs' playoff push when the two teams meet on Friday, live on Sky Sports. Friday night's NBA games live on Sky Sports Jazz @ Spurs | Sky Sports Arena | Friday 6pm Kings @ Nets | Sky Sports Arena | Friday 10pm Wizards @ Pelicans | Sky Sports Action | Saturday 1am Celtics @ Raptors | Sky Sports Arena | Saturday 2am The midway juncture of the NBA's regular-season-ending seeding action finds the Jazz and Spurs in slightly better positions than when the eig...
This time, the Suns again are in 10th place with four games to go, but they’ve won four straight and with the new playoff rules they are only TWO wins out of a play-in spot for the 8th seed! Here are the standings as of Friday morning. Suns need help The Suns cannot rise up to 9th or 8th for the play-in game without a little help from the Portland Trail Blazers or Memphis Grizzlies.