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NBA D-League Playoff Picture 2017

The 2016-17 NBA Development League regular season concluded on April 1 and the playoffs begin on April 4.

Track the clinch, elimination and tiebreaker scenarios below.

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Final Playoff Bracket

Playoff Clinches

East: Raptors 905, Maine Red Claws, Fort Wayne Mad Ants, Canton Charge

West: Oklahoma City Blue, Los Angeles D-Fenders, Rio Grande Valley Vipers, Santa Cruz Warriors

Raptors 905 has clinched the Central Division title and the No. 1 overall seed in the East.

The Oklahoma City Blue have clinched the Southwest Division title and the No. 1 overall seed in the West.

The Los Angeles D-Fenders have clinched the Pacific Division title.

The Maine Red Claws have clinched the Atlantic Division title.

Eliminated From Contention

East: Delaware 87ers, Erie BayHawks, Grand Rapids Drive, Greensboro Swarm, Long Island Nets, Westchester Knicks, Windy City Bulls

West: Austin Spurs, Iowa Energy, Northern Arizona Suns, Reno Bighorns, Salt Lake City Stars, Sioux Falls Skyforce, Texas Legends

Notable Tiebreakers

Delaware owns a tiebreaker over Maine for the Atlantic Division Title

Oklahoma City owns a tiebreaker over Los Angeles in the case of a tie for #1 seed in the Western Conference

Canton owns a tiebreaker over Fort Wayne in the case of a tie for the #3 seed in the Eastern Conference

Santa Cruz owns a tiebreaker over Rio Grande Valley in the case of a tie for the #3 seed in the Western Conference

Playoff Clinch/Elimination Scenarios

April 1

CANTON will secure the #3 seed in the Eastern Conference with a WIN over Fort Wayne (would matchup vs. Maine in the first round of the playoffs)

FORT WAYNE will secure the #3 seed in the Eastern Conference with a WIN over Canton (would matchup vs. Maine in the first round of the playoffs)

OKLAHOMA CITY will secure the #1 seed in the Western Conference with a WIN over Texas OR a loss by LOS ANGELES to Salt Lake City

LOS ANGELES will secure the #1 seed in the Western Conference with a WIN over Salt Lake City COMBINED WITH a loss by OKLAHOMA CITY to Texas

RIO GRANDE VALLEY will secure the #3 seed in the Western Conference with a WIN over Iowa

SANTA CRUZ will secure the #3 seed in the Western Conference with a RIO GRANDE VALLEY loss to Iowa

March 31

MAINE will clinch the Atlantic Division Title with a WIN over Greensboro OR a Delaware loss to Raptors 905

DELAWARE will be eliminated from playoff contention with a LOSS to Raptors 905 OR a Maine win over Greensboro

CANTON will secure the #3 seed (top wild card) in the Eastern Conference with a WIN over Grand Rapids. – Fort Wayne would become #4 seed

RIO GRANDE VALLEY will secure the #3 (top wild card) in the Western Conference with a SANTA CRUZ loss to Los Angeles. – Santa Cruz would become #4 seed

March 29

MAINE will clinch the Atlantic Division title with a Delaware loss to Greensboro

DELAWARE will be eliminated from playoff contention with a loss to Greensboro

March 28

MAINE will clinch the Atlantic Division Title and the #2 seed in the Eastern Conference with a WIN over Grand Rapids.

FORT WAYNE will clinch a playoff berth with a WIN over Long Island OR a WIN by Maine over Grand Rapids

DELAWARE will be eliminated from playoff contention with a Maine WIN over Grand Rapids

March 27

SANTA CRUZ will clinch a playoff berth with a WIN over Salt Lake City

SIOUX FALLS will be eliminated from playoff contention with a Santa Cruz win over Salt Lake City

March 26

MAINE will clinch the Atlantic Division with a WIN over Reno

FORT WAYNE will clinch a playoff berth with a Maine WIN over  Reno

DELAWARE will be eliminated from playoff contention with a Maine win over Reno

SANTA CRUZ will clinch a playoff berth with a Sioux Falls LOSS to Northern Arizona

SIOUX FALLS will be eliminated from playoff contention with a LOSS to Northern Arizona

March 25

CANTON will clinch a playoff berth with a Delaware loss to Windy City

FORT WAYNE clinches a playoff berth with a win over Grand Rapids combined with a Delaware LOSS to Windy City

RIO GRANDE VALLEY will clinch a playoff berth with a WIN over the Salt Lake City Stars

TEXAS is eliminated from playoff contention with a LOSS to Austin OR a win by Santa Cruz over Los Angeles

March 24

OKLAHOMA CITY will clinch the Southwest Division Title with a WIN over Rio Grande Valley

RIO GRANDE VALLEY will clinch a playoff berth with a WIN over Oklahoma City

CANTON will clinch a playoff berth with a Delaware LOSS to Long Island

GRAND RAPIDS will be eliminated from playoff contention with a LOSS to Fort Wayne

March 23

TEXAS will be eliminated from playoff contention with a LOSS to Northern Arizona COMBINED with a Santa Cruz win over Austin.

March 21

RIO GRANDE VALLEY clinches a playoff berth with a win over SANTA CRUZ.

March 19

RAPTORS 905 clinches the number one seed in the Eastern Conference with a win over LONG ISLAND or a MAINE loss to SALT LAKE CITY.

March 18

RAPTORS 905 clinches division title if ONE of the following occurs:

1)     Raptors 905 win

2)     Canton loss

3)     Fort Wayne loss

RAPTORS 905 clinches the number one seed in the Western Conference with a win AND MAINE loss.

LOS ANGELES clinches a playoff berth with a win over SIOUX FALLS.

OKLAHOMA CITY clinches a playoff berth with a win over RENO OR a SIOUX FALLS loss to LOS ANGELES.

WINDY CITY is eliminated from playoff contention with a loss to CANTON OR a FORT WAYNE win over Delaware.

March 17

RAPTORS 905 clinches division title if ONE of the following occurs:

  • Raptors 905 win
  • Canton loss
  • Fort Wayne loss

AUSTIN is eliminated from playoff contention with a LOSS to WINDY CITY.

March 15

WESTCHESTER is eliminated from playoff contention with a Fort Wayne WIN over Northern Arizona.

March 11

RAPTORS 905 will clinch a playoff berth with a Delaware LOSS to Texas.

GREENSBORO will be eliminated from playoff contention with a LOSS to Windy City OR a Fort Wayne win over Los Angeles.

March 10

RAPTORS 905 will clinch a playoff berth with a WIN over SALT LAKE CITY

GREENSBORO will be eliminated from playoff contention with a LOSS to RIO GRANDE VALLEY and a WIN by FORT WAYNE over SANTA CRUZ.

March 8

SALT LAKE CITY will be eliminated from playoff contention with a LOSS to Fort Wayne AND a Rio Grande Valley WIN over Delaware