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Portland Trail Blazers Playoffs Update: It's Down to Two

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The Houston Rockets are eliminated from the 5th seed and will not be Portland's opponent in the first round.

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With 2 of 3 games deciding the Western Conference playoff bracket in the books, we now have more information about the Portland Trail Blazers' first-round playoff opponent.

The Houston Rockets defeated the Utah Jazz tonight while the San Antonio Spurs lost to the New Orleans Pelicans. The Rockets finish 2nd in the seeding bracket and will not be Portland's first-round opponent.

If the Memphis Grizzlies beat the Indiana Pacers tonight, they will face the Blazers in the first round. If the Grizzlies lose, Portland will play San Antonio. The Blazers do not have homecourt advantage against either opponent.

The Pacers are also playing for their playoff lives, trying to hold on to the 8th seed in the Eastern conference.

Grizzlies-Pacers Boxscore The game is currently airing on ESPN.

We will update the site when we know the results of the final game.

--Dave / @DaveDeckard@Blazersedge