Playoffs

Bryan Trottier's magical playoff run was cruical in Islanders' first Stanley Cup victory

1 hour ago   |   Newsday

"He became so dominant in 1980," fellow Hall of Famer Denis Potvin told Newsday last month. "He just established himself. I've often said if I started my own team today, Bryan...
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NBA offers clarity on tiebreakers with uneven schedule

3 hours ago   |   Boston Herald   |   3 articles

By TIM REYNOLDS MIAMI - The NBA has told teams that playoff seeding will be based on winning percentage, and that any tiebreakers necessary after that will follow the usual...
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NBA: 22-Team Playoff Tournament Standings Will Be Based on Winning Percentage

5 hours ago   |   Bleacher Report   |   3 articles

The NBA reportedly confirmed Saturday that the final standings for the 2019-20 regular season will be decided based on winning percentage...
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NBPA approves plan to resume NBA season at Disney World, sets plan for coronavirus testing

12 hours ago   |   CBS Sports

Each team will play eight games with a play-in tournament for the final seed in each conference before the playoffs
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NBA Playoff Picture: LeBron James-Zion Williamson matchup looming; Lakers virtually locked into No. 1 seed

1 day ago   |   CBS Sports

Each of the 22 teams will play eight 'seeding' games prior to the playoffs
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NBPA approves plan to resume season at Disney World, sets plan for coronavirus testing

1 day ago   |   CBS Sports

Each team will play eight games with a play-in tournament for the final seed in each conference before the playoffs
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2020 NBA Playoffs: Ideas to create home-court advantage are insanely stupid

1 day ago   |   Comcast SportsNet

With the 2020 NBA Playoffs being contested on a neutral court, there are some ideas being discussed to give the better seed some home-court advantage... ideas that Gary Tanguay...
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How the NBA can use its new format to make a permanent fix to the playoffs and draft lottery

1 day ago   |   Comcast SportsNet Baltimore

The NBA had to get creative with its return-to-play format due to the complicated circumstances involving the coronavirus and to get it approved by enough
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As N.B.A. Mulled Return, Financial Needs Emerged as Central

1 day ago   |   NY Times

“Lots” of key variables remain uncontrollable during the coronavirus pandemic. But the league will also lose roughly $1 billion in revenue if it doesn't stage playoff games for TV.
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New Orleans Pelicans, Zion Williamson Face 5 Big NBA Playoffs Obstacles

1 day ago   |   Forbes

The New Orleans Pelicans have more obstacles in their way now than they did before the Covid-19 pandemic paused the season. In fact, the Memphis Grizzlies should be thanking...
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Honor A. P. wins Santa Anita Derby

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Crews battle 40-acre fire in Sonoma County, Cal Fire says

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