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Printable NBA Playoff Bracket with Play-In Tournament 2022


As March Madness concludes, it comes time for the NBA Playoffs. The 2022 NBA Play-In Tournament is scheduled to take place between April 12th-15th, 2022 after the regular season concludes on April 10th. This relatively new feature to the NBA postseason pits seeds 7-10 against each other in a loser goes home format to determine who gets to join the Playoffs on Saturday April 16th against the other teams in their respective conference.

The first game of the NBA Finals is scheduled to take place on June 2nd, 2022. To help you follow the action, we have included a blank, NBA Playoff Bracket for 2022 for you to enjoy.

2022 NBA Play-in Tournament Schedule

The 2022 NBA Play-In Tournament is scheduled to take place between April 12-15. The teams with the seventh and eighth-highest winning percentages in each conference will have two chances to win a game (and earn a playoff spot). The teams that have the ninth and tenth-highest winning percentages will have to win two games to earn a spot.

(Specific game dates, times & matchups are TBD)

2022 NBA Play-In Tournament Schedule
Eastern Conference
Date Matchup Result
TBD East 7 vs. East 8 Winner gets No. 7 overall seed
TBD East 9 vs. East 10 Loser is eliminated
TBD Loser 7/8 vs. Winner 9/10 Winner gets No. 8 overall seed
2022 NBA Play-In Tournament Schedule
Western Conference
TBD West 7 vs. West 8 Winner gets No. 7 overall seed
TBD West 9 vs. West 10 Loser is eliminated
TBD Loser 7/8 vs. Winner 9/10 Winner gets No. 8 overall seed

The first games of the NBA Play-In bracket will feature the teams in the 7th vs 8th spots playing against one another. The team who wins is in. The 9 and 10 seeds each play one another. The winner of the 9 vs 10 seeds plays the loser of the 7 vs 8 seeds. The winner of those games in each conference earns the #8 seed and playoff spot.

2022 NBA Playoff Schedule

2022 NBA Playoff Quarterfinals Schedule

Eastern Conference Quarterfinals Round Bracket

2022 NBA Playoff Bracket
#1 Seed vs #8 Seed
#2 Seed vs #7 Seed
#3 Seed vs #6 Seed
#4 Seed vs #5 Seed
2022 Western Conference Quarterfinals Round Schedule
2022 NBA Playoff Bracket
#1 Seed vs #8 Seed
#2 Seed vs #7 Seed
#3 Seed vs #6 Seed
#4 Seed vs #5 Seed

2022 NBA Playoffs (Conference Semifinals Round) Schedule

Dates: Begin shortly after the 2021 NBA Playoffs Quarterfinals Round is complete.
Eastern Conference Semifinals Bracket

2022 NBA Playoff Bracket
Winner #1/#8 Seed vs Winner #4/#5 Seed
Winner #2/#7 Seed vs Winner #3/#6 Seed
Eastern Conference Semifinals Schedule
2022 NBA Playoff Bracket
Winner #1/#8 Seed vs Winner #4/#5 Seed
Winner #2/#7 Seed vs Winner #3/#6 Seed

2022 NBA Playoffs Conference Finals Bracket

Dates: May, 2022

NBA Playoff Schedule Eastern Conference NBA Playoff Bracket

2022 NBA Playoff Bracket
Winner 2022 NBA Playoffs Semifinals Round #1 vs Winner 2022 NBA Playoffs Semifinals Round #2
Western Conference NBA Playoff Bracket
2022 NBA Playoff Bracket
Winner 2022 NBA Playoffs Semifinals Round #1 vs Winner 2022 NBA Playoffs Semifinals Round #2

2022 NBA Championship Bracket

Dates: June 2-19th, 2022
The 2022 NBA Finals will start on June 2nd, 2022 and run as late as June 19th, 2022 if the series goes the full seven games. The Finals will go until one of the two teams reaches four wins in the matchup between the Eastern and Western Conference.

2022 NBA Playoffs Championship Schedule
June 2 NBA Finals 2022 Game 1
June 5 NBA Finals 2022 Game 2
June 8 NBA Finals 2022 Game 3
June 10 NBA Finals 2022 Game 4
June 13 NBA Finals 2022 Game 5 (If necessary)
June 16 NBA Finals 2022 Game 6 (If necessary)
June 19 NBA Finals 2022 Game 7 (If necessary)

Printable 2022 NBA Playoff Bracket


We have you covered when it comes to getting a printable 2022 NBA Playoff Bracket. Whether you prefer an image format or in PDF to check out the game action and try to figure out which teams will be in which seeds during the 2022 edition of the NBA Playoffs. At the time of this writing, this would be the notional NBA Playoff bracket for you to print in image format.


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