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While you were sleeping April 2nd

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A quick look at what happened last night in the Western Conference #PlayoffPush

NBA: Phoenix Suns at Portland Trail Blazers
“Why yes, I did learn how to coach from watching Jerry Sloan, thank you for asking!”
Troy Wayrynen-USA TODAY Sports

This is it, Utah Jazz fans. Our guys have climbed that mountain and are going to be in the 2017 NBA Playoffs. But they still have a chance to make their own destiny with who they end up facing in the first round. The Jazz can into Playoffs, but that #PlayoffPush is still going on as there are only 10 more nights in the 2016-2017 NBA Regular season. There were a bunch of games last night, and a bunch more tonight. So let’s look at what happened “While you were sleeping,” on April 2nd:

AllThatAmar

The LAL won while PHX lost, meaning that right now there’s more ping-pong balls for Earl Watson’s club than Luke Walton’s.


GOOD NEWS!

NBA: Charlotte Hornets at Oklahoma City Thunder Mark D. Smith-USA TODAY Sports

Golden State winning on the same night as San Antonio makes sure SAS doesn’t get any closer. Houston beating Phoenix means Phoenix is now in last place, not the LA Slackers. Oklahoma City and Memphis, both behind Utah, both lost so they did not gain anything in the loss column. Denver finally won a game, somewhat keeping their potential playoff hopes alive.


“Meh” NEWS!

NBA: Dallas Mavericks at Milwaukee Bucks Benny Sieu-USA TODAY Sports

All four of these teams do not matter this season.


BAD NEWS!

NBA: Utah Jazz at San Antonio Spurs Soobum Im-USA TODAY Sports

This game was closer and farther away than the final score indicates. The loss hurts the Jazz because, c’mon, it’s a loss in April.


Tonight’s Games:

Hopefully this goes deep into OT. GET TIRED FOOL!

#PlayoffPush

#TakeNote