First round playoff matchup with Detroit Pistons set

First round playoff matchup with Detroit Pistons set

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Charlotte did its part and must now beat Orlando at home today and hope the Pistons (39-42) lose in NY to clinch its first playoff berth in three years.

Detroit coach Dwane Casey was asked after the victory if Griffin would be available for Game 1 of the team's opening-round series against the Bucks.

Jackson scored 14 points and Drummond had 10 points and seven rebounds as the Pistons never trailed and led by as many as 16 points in the first quarter.

"They really got after us", NY coach David Fizdale said. "But these few days off will help".

The NBA Playoff bracket is officially set! "They didn't take it light because they were playing the youngest and last-place team in the league".

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Take a look below at the first round matchups you'll see when the postseason begins on Saturday, April 13.

Andre Drummond tallied 20 points and 18 rebounds to lead Detroit to the victory.

"Making the playoffs is what your goal is going into the season and validates what we're talking about, it validates the culture, it validates the style of play", Casey said. "There's a lot of growth for us, a lot of areas we'll get better at in Year 2 just from understanding how we want to play and how we want to do things".

Luke Kennard chipped in a game-high 27 points off the bench while connecting on four of his eight 3-point attempts against NY.

Terrence Ross had a season-high 35 points, Aaron Gordon added 27 and the Magic clinched the seventh seed in the Eastern Conference playoffs and will face the Toronto Raptors in the first round.