Printable NBA Playoff Bracket 2024: Are You up for the Challenge?

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The NBA play-in tournament kick started what we knew was going to be an exciting NBA playoffs! Hopefully you got a chance to fill out your NBA playoff bracket before the Second Round began, but fear not, there’s still time! Western Conference teams have a stranglehold at the top of the NBA Championship odds, however, the Boston Celtics are still the favorites.

To keep up with the excitement during the playoffs, you’ll want an NBA playoff bracket 2024 printable PDF to follow along throughout the playoffs. With Luka Doncic, Shai Gilgeous-Alexander, and Nikola Jokic all finalists in the NBA MVP odds still keeping their NBA Championship dreams alive, this could go down as one of the most intense playoffs in recent memory.

There’s nothing worse than putting an NBA playoff bracket together that you’re super proud of. You share it with all your friends and colleagues, bragging that you have what’s likely to be the perfect bracket. Only to watch your NBA Championship pick get knocked out in the first-round. Your bracket’s shattered, dreams gone up in flames, and you look forward to next season so you can get hurt again.

Printable NBA Playoff Bracket

You can download the NBA Playoff bracket printable sheet here!

2024 NBA playoff odds

Team Odds

Boston Celtics


Denver Nuggets


Dallas Mavericks


Minnesota Timberwolves


Oklahoma City Thunder


New York Knicks


Indiana Pacers


Cleveland Cavaliers


NBA Championship odds courtesy of FanDuel Sportsbook – accurate as of May 17

2024 NBA playoff schedule

Date Round
April 16-19 NBA Play-In Tournament
April 17 NBA Playoffs begin
May 6 NBA Conference Semifinals begin
May 21 NBA Conference Finals begin
June 6 NBA Finals Game 1
June 9 NBA Finals Game 2
June 12 NBA Finals Game 3
June 14 NBA Finals Game 4

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NBA playoff bracket FAQs

How many teams are in the NBA playoffs?

There are a total of 16 teams that make it to the NBA playoffs. Eight teams from each conference, the Eastern Conference, and the Western Conference, qualify for the playoffs based on their regular-season performance. The top eight teams from each conference compete in a series of best-of-seven game matchups to determine the conference champions and eventually the NBA champion.

When do the NBA playoffs start?

The start date of the 2024 NBA playoffs is on April 17th, 2024. The playoffs begin during the NBA play-in tournament, which determines the last two teams to make the playoffs. While further rounds have pre-determined dates but can moved ahead by a day or two if the previous round ends earlier than anticipated.

Who won the NBA Finals in 2023?

The 2023 NBA Championship was won by Nikola Jokic and the Denver Nuggets. After defeating the Minnesota Timberwolves, Phoenix Suns, and Los Angeles Lakers, the Nuggets defeated the Miami Heat in 5 games to capture the trophy. Jokic picked up the NBA Finals MVP.

Best NBA betting sites

Oddspedia has taken an in-depth look at all the sportsbooks in the US to create a list of the best NBA betting sites. With FanDuel sportsbook, you get a No-Sweat Same Game Parlay to use on any NBA Play-In Tournament Game on April 16th. And with BetRivers sportsbook, you can up to a $500 second-chance Bet using the bonus code ODDSPEDIA.

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