Pelicans, Kings officially eliminated from the playoffs

Feb 28, 2020; New Orleans, Louisiana, USA; New Orleans Pelicans guards Jrue Holiday (11) and Lonzo Ball (2) in the second half against the Cleveland Cavaliers at the Smoothie King Center. Mandatory Credit: Chuck Cook-USA TODAY Sports

The New Orleans Pelicans and the Sacramento Kings have been officially eliminated from the NBA playoffs.

Following the Portland Trail Blazers’ victory over the Philadelphia 76ers, the Pelicans and the Kings are out of the playoff picture.

The Memphis Grizzlies, the Blazers, the San Antonio Spurs and the Phoenix Suns are the four teams that will fight for the final playoff spot in the West.