TI have Los Angeles Lakers were mathematically ruled out after losing 121-110 on Tuesday night to Phoenix Suns And San Antonio Spurs‘116-97 victory over Denver Nuggetswhich gives both the Texas team and New Orleans Pelicans and leaves only one place to choose between the Nuggets and minnesota timberwolves ensure playoff qualification Utah Jazz already qualified.
Los Angeles Lakers 110-121 Phoenix Suns
without presence LeBron James An ankle sprain caused the Lakers to suffer one of the biggest losses in their glorious history and end the year in the NBA because despite having the King, Anthony Davis, Russell Westbrook and Carmelo Anthony in their roster, they couldn’t even reach the Play-in and for the second year in a row they are mathematically eliminated from the Phoenix Suns, who win for the first time in their history 63 games per season. Devin Booker led with 32 points.
San Antonio Spurs 116-97 Denver Nuggets
After two years of elimination in the regular season, the San Antonio Spurs will make the playoffs for the first time in their history after a surprise home win over the Denver Nuggets. Gregg Popovich led the Spurs playoffs 22 times in a row until the last two seasons, Devin Wassel and Keldon Johnson each scored 20 points and won their first Mile High City win since 2017. The Nuggets dropped to sixth in the Western Conference and lost despite 41 points and 17 rebounds off Nikola Djokic.
Memphis Grizzlies 115-121 Utah Jazz (OT)
The Utah Jazz earned a direct ticket to the postseason by beating the Memphis Grizzlies in overtime in the most exciting game of the day, 121–115, with the Frenchman the best player of the game. Rudy Gobert with 22 points and 21 rebounds.
New Orleans Pelicans 123-109 Sacramento Kings.
Washington Wizards 132-114 Minnesota Timberwolves.
Portland Trail Blazers 94-98 Oklahoma City Thunder.