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2022 NBA playoffs bracket, seeding for Western Conference

We take a look at the matchups in the Western Conference bracket for the 2022 NBA playoffs.

Boston Celtics v Golden State Warriors
Stephen Curry of the Golden State Warriors warms up before the game against the Boston Celtics at Chase Center on March 16, 2022 in San Francisco, California.
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The Western conference bracket is set with the conclusion of the play-in tournament. The final eight teams in the conference have been paired up as they enter the last stage of the 2021-22 NBA season. Here’s a look at the playoff bracket in the West, along with series odds courtesy of DraftKings Sportsbook.

2022 NBA playoffs: Western Conference bracket

No. 1 Phoenix Suns vs. No. 8 New Orleans Pelicans

Odds to win series: Suns -1000, Pelicans +650

No. 4 Dallas Mavericks vs. No. 5 Utah Jazz

Odds to win series: Mavericks +230, Jazz -300

The winner of Suns-Pelicans will face the winner of Mavericks-Jazz in the second round.

No. 2 Memphis Grizzlies vs. No. 7 Minnesota Timberwolves

Odds to win series: Grizzlies -330, Timberwolves +260

No. 3 Golden State Warriors vs. No. 6 Denver Nuggets

Odds to win series: Warriors -250, Nuggets +210

The winner of Grizzlies-Timberwolves will face the winner of Warriors-Nuggets in the second round.