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Offline HalfSmokes

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Re: Washington Wizards 2019-2020
« Reply #175: June 03, 2020, 12:49:23 PM »
Details are sparse but that’s not how I read it. Only the 8 and 9 teams in play. Apparently single elimination for 9 and double elimination for 8. 

Not sure how the schedule of the 8 regular season games would work either with 13 teams in the west and only 9 in the East.

I was going off of the "If the No. 9 seed is less than four games back, there will be a play-in tournament, sources told ESPN."

That could only mean the number 9 seed gets a shot though

Offline Natsinpwc

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Re: Washington Wizards 2019-2020
« Reply #176: June 03, 2020, 12:53:07 PM »
I was going off of the "If the No. 9 seed is less than four games back, there will be a play-in tournament, sources told ESPN."

That could only mean the number 9 seed gets a shot though
Yes. It’s ambiguous. Hard to see a longer tourney in one conference though. 

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Re: Washington Wizards 2019-2020
« Reply #177: June 22, 2020, 05:02:58 PM »
Davis Bertans sitting out the season restart.  He's a FA at season's end and is in for a big payday, no need to risk anything now.

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Re: Washington Wizards 2019-2020
« Reply #178: June 22, 2020, 09:57:17 PM »
Davis Bertans sitting out the season restart.  He's a FA at season's end and is in for a big payday, no need to risk anything now.
There chance of making the final 8 in the East went from like 5% to 1%.  It's actually not bad because now they will play Troy Brown Jr. and Garrison Matthews more.  It's uncertain that they can sign Bertans for next year in any event. 

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Offline Natsinpwc

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Re: Washington Wizards 2019-2020
« Reply #181: June 26, 2020, 09:27:35 PM »
Just to recap they need to make up two games on at least one of the two teams ahead of them:  Orlando and Brooklyn.  They have one game against the Nets.  None against Orlando.  The Magic and Nets play twice.