MIAMI (CBS/AP) – With a new playoff logo, and the most consecutive wins in team history, the Philadelphia 76ers areset to face off against Miami! Could it be Philly’s year to bring in ANOTHER championship?
The brackets for the NBA playoffs are set, with all eight first-round matchups decided on the very last night of the regular season.
Portland beat Utah in the final game on the schedule. The Trail Blazers earned the No. 3 seed and will play No. 6 New Orleans, while Oklahoma City climbed into the No. 4 spot and will take on the fifth-seeded Jazz.
No. 1 Houston plays No. 8 Minnesota in another West quarterfinal, and defending NBA champion Golden State – the No. 2 seed in the West – meets No. 7 San Antonio.
In the East, No. 1 Toronto will play No. 8 Washington, No. 2 Boston meets No. 7 Milwaukee, No. 3 Philadelphia faces No. 6 Miami and No. 4 Cleveland opens against No. 5 Indiana.