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The race for the final four playoff spots comes down to six team. Currently, the (5) Grizzlies, (6) Mavericks, (7) Nuggets, and (8) Rockets hold the last four seeds, but the Suns and Jazz are still in the hunt. Your Nuggets are currently two games behind the Grizzlies for the No. 5 seed and only one game ahead of the Rockets, two games ahead of the Suns, and two and a half games ahead of the Jazz. Just six games left for the Nuggets, which teams will be left to the NBA lottery?
And for funzies, go back and re-read my Nuggets season preview, right here (see how wrong I was).
Which two teams will miss the playoffs out West?
Suns and Jazz (175 votes)
Rockets and Suns (34 votes)
Rockets and Jazz (88 votes)
Nuggets and Suns (7 votes)
Nuggets and Jazz (10 votes)
Mavericks and Jazz (8 votes)
Other (1 vote)
323 total votes