A look at the NBA play-in tournament and playoff preview

While the Boston Celtics wait to see who they will host Saturday to kick off their 2023 playoff run, there will be plenty of basketball to be had this week. Above is a look at the play-in tournament and playoff brackets. The Hawks, Heat, Lakers and Wolves have the more desired double elimination positions in the play-in tournament, while the Raptors, Bulls, Thunder, and Pelicans would each have to win both of their games to earn an 8th seed in the playoffs.