The anxious undercurrent of these NBA playoffs -—With some of the best players in the league headed for free agency in July, the upcoming playoffs have an added layer of stress.

NBA Playoff Standings 2019: Predicting Final Playoff Seedings. Five Eastern Conference teams look to clinch one of three playoff berths up for grabs. In the Western Conference, all eight squads have secured their postseason spots, but the matchup pairings remain fluid in the final week of the regular season