NBA Cup: check out who can qualify for the knockout stages

The group stage of the NBA Cup comes to an end this Tuesday (28) (Photo: Espn)
The group stage of the NBA Cup comes to an end this Tuesday (28) (Photo: Espn)

The group stage of the NBA Cup comes to an end this Tuesday (28). The mid-season tournament of the biggest basketball league in the world continues with the knockout stages starting next week, with the finals played in Las Vegas on the 7th and 9th of December.

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Check out the games from this last round of the NBA Cup:

Milwaukee Bucks vs Miami Heat
Golden State Warriors x Sacramento Kings
Chicago Bulls vs Boston Celtics
Toronto Raptors vs Brooklyn Nets
Atlanta Hawks vs Cleveland Cavaliers
Charlotte Hornets vs New York Knicks
Oklahoma City Thunder x Minnesota Timberwolves
Houston Rockets vs Dallas Mavericks

Therefore, for better organization, the teams were divided into six groups, respecting their respective conferences. Eight teams qualify for the knockout stages, with the first place in each group and the second best team in each conference that did not take the lead in their group.

Indiana Pacers and LA Lakers won all four games and are the only teams qualified for the knockout stages. Washington Wizards, Detroit Pistons, Toronto Raptors, Chciago Bulls, Utah Jazz, Portland Trail Blazzers, Memphis Grizzlies, Denver Nuggets, LA Clippers, Dallas Mavericks, Oklahoma City Thunder and San Antonio Spurs are eliminated.

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Thus, another 16 teams are still competing for the remaining places in the next phase of the competition. The quarter-final duels will be played on December 4th and 5th.

East A: Indiana Pacers (4-0), Cleveland Cavaliers (2-1), Philadelphia 76ers (2-2), Atlanta Hawks (1-2) and Detroit Pistons (1-2)

East B: Milwaukee Bucks (3-0), NY Knicks (2-1), Miami Heat (2-1), Charlotte Hornets (1-2) and Washington Wizard (0-4)

East C: Orlando Magic (3-1), Boston Celtics (2-1), Brooklyn Nets (2-1), Toronto Raptors (1-2) and Chicago Bulls (0-3)

West A: LA Lakers (4-0), Phoenix Suns (3-1), Utah Jazz (2-2), Portland Trail Blazers (1-3) and Memphis Grizzlies (0-4)

West B: New Orleans Pelicans (3-1), Houston Rockets (2-1), Denver Nuggets (2-2), Dallas Mavericks (1-2) and LA Clippers (1-3)

West C: Sacramento Kings (3-0), Minnesota Timberwolves (2-1), Golden State Warriors (2-1), Oklahoma City Thunder (1-2) and San Antonio Spurs (0-4)


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