Playoff Push: Suns' Standings Struggle

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Pelicans beat Kings, maintain 1-game lead over Suns for direct playoff spot.

Pelicans' Victory

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Suns currently facing play-in tournament; hold tiebreaker advantage over Pelicans.

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Suns' Dilemma

Pelicans play Warriors and Lakers; Suns face Kings then Timberwolves.

Remaining Schedule

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Suns need to win both or at least one game while Pelicans lose one or both.

Playoff Scenarios

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Suns could drop to play-in if they lose both games and Lakers/Kings win.

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Potential Setback

Western Conference standings promise a thrilling finish to the regular season.

Playoff Race

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