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Mavericks Clinch 2021 NBA Playoff Berth; Latest Standings, Postseason Picture

Tony Gutierrez/Associated PressThe Dallas Mavericks are headed to the playoffs for the second consecutive season. They officially secured a postseason berth Friday with a 114-110 win over the Toronto Raptors at American Airlines Center.Here’s a look at the latest Western Conference playoff standings and postseason picture following Dallas’ win.Western Conference Standings1. Utah Jazz: 51-202. Phoenix Suns: 49-213. Denver…

Pacers Clinch Spot in 2021 NBA Play-in Tournament; Can Earn Playoff Berth

Darron Cummings/Associated PressThe Indiana Pacers are guaranteed a spot in the NBA’s play-in tournament.Indiana Pacers @PacersIt’s official. We’re in. #AlwaysGame | https://t.co/VF0Dqyt49a https://t.co/dDqyLg46zzIndiana defeated the Philadelphia 76ers 103-94 on Tuesday evening. Minutes later, the Brooklyn Nets’ 115-107 victory over the Chicago Bulls sealed the Pacers’ spot.The Bulls were the only team who could jump into…

Heat Clinch 2021 NBA Playoff Spot; Latest Eastern Conference Standings

Mark J. Terrill/Associated PressThe Heat clinched a spot in the Eastern Conference playoffs on Tuesday with a 129-121 road win over the Boston Celtics.Miami HEAT @MiamiHEATPlayoff basketball is returning to the 3🏀5. Let’s hear ya #HEATTwitter! #UnitedInBlack // @ATT https://t.co/iSdGbE6vDuHere’s a look at the latest Eastern Conference standings with four-plus days of regular-season basketball remaining following…

Jets Clinch Postseason Spot with Win vs. Flames; Latest 2021 NHL Playoff Picture

Matt Marton/Associated PressThe Winnipeg Jets are heading back to the Stanley Cup playoffs for the fourth straight season after clinching their spot Wednesday with a 4-0 victory over the Calgary Flames.x – Winnipeg Jets @NHLJets𝐖𝐄 𝐀𝐑𝐄 𝐈𝐍. 𝐖𝐄 𝐀𝐑𝐄 𝐖𝐏𝐆! #GoJetsGo | #WeAreWPG https://t.co/BMOE04JtFjHere’s a look at the current NHL playoff picture.Central Division*Carolina Hurricanes: 79…

Bucks Clinch 2021 NBA Playoff Spot; Latest East Standings, Postseason Picture

David Zalubowski/Associated PressThe Milwaukee Bucks will be back in the playoffs for the fifth straight season after clinching a postseason berth with a victory over the Brooklyn Nets on Tuesday.Here is a look at the Eastern Conference standings:1. Philadelphia 76ers, 44-212. Brooklyn Nets, 43-233. Milwaukee Bucks, 41-244. New York Knicks, 37-285. Atlanta Hawks, 36-306. Miami…

Nuggets Clinch 2021 NBA Playoff Spot with Trail Blazers’ Loss to Hawks

Mark J. Terrill/Associated PressFor the third straight season, the Denver Nuggets will be challenging for the NBA championship after clinching a playoff berth.The Nuggets locked up a spot in the Western Conference playoffs with the Portland Trail Blazers’ loss to the Atlanta Hawks on Monday.Denver Nuggets @nuggetsWe begin tonight’s game coverage with a special announcement:…

Panthers Clinch Playoff Spot with Comeback Victory vs. Predators

Joel Auerbach/Associated PressThe Florida Panthers have earned another shot at the postseason.They clinched a postseason berth Tuesday, using a four-goal third period to overcome the Nashville Predators, 7-4.The Panthers will head to the playoffs in back-to-back seasons for the first time since 1996-97.Florida fell to the New York Islanders in the qualifying round last year.This…

Avalanche Clinch Postseason Berth; Latest 2021 NHL Playoff Picture, Standings

Jeff Roberson/Associated PressThe Colorado Avalanche have clinched a playoff berth for the fourth straight season after beating the St. Louis Blues 4-2 on Thursday.Avalanche left wing Andre Burakovsky scored a pair of goals, including the game-winner. Avs center Nathan MacKinnon had three assists.Here’s how the latest playoff picture and standings shake out, along with a…