Excitement in abundance. That is what will be experienced next weekend with the attractive format of play-in prepared by the NBA to fight for the last playoff spot. The difference between matches required for this tie to take place is already guaranteed in the Western Conference, with an all-out battle between Memphis Grizzlies, Portland Trail Blazers, Phoenix Suns and San Antonio Spurs for the eighth and ninth place. At the end of the regular league, a match between eighth and ninth will be played on August 15; If the best classified wins, it will be known which team would face the Los Angeles Lakers, while if the winner is the ninth, the decisive game would be on Sunday, August 16.