NBA Playoff schedule set after big night from Anthony Davis and Pelicans

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After a tense night of NBA action as the final games of the 2014-15 regular-season were played out we now know who will face who in this year's playoffs. And could it cost one man his job?

Meanwhile, in the NFL, there has been reaction to the Aaron Hernandez sentencing, as well as a warning for LeSean McCoy from a new teammate in Buffalo. Add to that the fact MLB are investigating the Toronto Blue Jays and it has been a busy day of headlines.


We begin in the NBA where, after a dramatic night of action, we now know the 16 teams who will be competing in this year’s playoffs.

The New Orleans Pelicans were the big winners on the night, pipping the Thunder to eighth spot out West after an impressive win over the Spurs. It was a costly loss for San Antonio who slip to sixth seed and must travel to the no.3 LA Clippers.

Meanwhile, in the East, the Brooklyn Nets sneaked into postseason action at the expense of the Indiana Pacers.

Less than 24 hours after the schedule was set it looks like the Oklahoma City Thunder's failure to make it into the postseason could be about to cost Scott Brooks his job. Several reports claim the Thunder and looking at parting ways with the head coach after the Pelicans grabbed no.8 spot.


Across to the NFL and the football world has been reacting to the life sentence handed down to former Patriots tight end Aaron Hernandez yesterday.

Former teammate Brandon Spikes said he was confused by the justice system.

Cleveland Browns cornerback, and a former college teammate of Hernandez in Florida, Joe Haden meanwhile had only one word to describe the situation:

Meanwhile, on the gridiron, Buffalo Bills running back Fred Jackson has issued a warning to new arrival LeSean McCoy. Jackson has promised not to make it easy for McCoy to walk into the “bell cow” role many expect him to fill in the 2015 NFL season.


And finally, in baseball, the MLB are looking into the turf at the Toronto Blue Jays’ Rogers Center after several teams complained of irregular bounces.

NBA Fans: Who do you think will win the Playoffs, and should the Warriors be worried by the Pelicans? Have your say in the comments section below...

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