The first round of the NBA playoffs starts on Saturday. Time to make picks. J. Michael and Ben Standig do just that. Today, the Eastern Conference.
Everything broke the right way for the Wizards, who beat the Boston Celtics and had Brooklyn Nets lose Wednesday, to jump to the No. 5 seed on the final day of the regular season.
The Wizards Playoff Tracker lives for one final day. That's because Wednesday is the final day of the NBA regular season - and yet seeding for the Washington Wizards remains a mystery.
Brooklyn's 109-98 loss to New York on Tuesday night has playoff implications for the Wizards. How? CSN Wizards Insider J. Michael explains:
Only two games remain in the season and so much can change in the seedings between now and Wednesday.