NBA Play In Tournament Predictions
The NBA Play-In Tournament is a relatively new format that was introduced for the 2020-21 NBA season. It features teams that finish between 7th and 10th place in their respective conferences. The tournament provides an opportunity for these teams to qualify for the playoffs and compete for the NBA championship.
The 2022-23 NBA Play-In Tournament kicks off on Tuesday. Here are predictions for each game:
Atlanta Hawks vs. Miami Heat
Heat 107 - Hawks 101. Heat advance to playoffs as No. 7 seed.
Minnesota Timberwolves vs. Los Angeles Lakers
Lakers 114 - Timberwolves 110. Lakers advance to playoffs as No. 7 seed.
Chicago Bulls vs. Toronto Raptors
Raptors 116 - Bulls 104. Raptors advance to play Hawks for No. 8 seed.
Oklahoma City Thunder vs. New Orleans Pelicans
Thunder 121 - Pelicans 116 (OT). Thunder advance to play Timbewolves for No. 8 seed.
Toronto Raptors vs. Atlanta Hawks
Raptors 114 - Hawks 108. Raptors clinch No. 8 seed.
Oklahoma City Thunder vs. Minnesota Timberwolves
T‘Wolves 113 - OKC 100. T’Wolves clinch No. 8 seed.