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Which NBA teams have clinched a playoff or play-in spot? Tracking 2024 postseason berths

A handful of teams have locked down a top-six playoff spot.

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FILE — (L to R) Nikola Jokic, Jayson Tatum and Shai Gilgeous-Alexander

As the final week of the NBA regular season gets underway, the 20-team postseason field is set.

But there are still a number of seeding races yet to be decided.

The battle for the top spot in the West remains a tight one, while teams in both conferences are vying for those final playoff berths above the play-in tournament zone. Just two East teams and three West teams have locked down a guaranteed trip to the playoffs so far.

Here’s an updated look at the teams who have clinched a spot in the postseason, along with those who have been eliminated from playoff contention:

What NBA teams are in the 2024 playoffs?

Here's a look at the teams in each conference that have clinched a top-six playoff spot:

Eastern Conference

Western Conference

What NBA teams have clinched a 2024 play-in spot?

The 20 postseason teams are locked in, with a couple officially bound for the play-in tournament. Here are the teams that have at least secured a spot in the play-in:

Eastern Conference

Western Conference

What NBA teams have been eliminated from playoff contention?

Here are the teams that have been eliminated from postseason contention:

Eastern Conference

Western Conference

  • San Antonio Spurs
  • Memphis Grizzlies
  • Portland Trail Blazers
  • Utah Jazz
  • Houston Rockets
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