Boston Celtics have entered the NBA playoffs, where they will meet the powerful Brooklyn Nets, after beating Washington Wizards (118-110) in the play-in in the Eastern Conference.
Led by an imperial Jayson Tatum (50 points), very well helped by Kemba Walker (29), the Celtics were clearly superior and took seventh position in the Eastern Conference to run into Kevin Durant’s Nets in the playoffs. , James Harden and Kyrie Irving.
For their part, the Wizards of Bradley Beal and Russell Westbrook will still have one last chance to get into the playoffs against the Indiana Pacers, who defeated Charlotte Hornets (144-177) with a great Domantas Sabonis (14 points, 21 rebounds and 9 assists). The winner of this match will remain with eighth place and will be a rival of the Philadelphia Sixers.
As for the Western Conference, the expected duel between LeBron James’ Lakers and Stephen Curry’s Warriors will take place next morning. The winner will qualify for the playoffs and the loser will still have one last bullet left against the Memphis Grizzlies-San Antonio Spurs victorious.