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NBL Canada playoffs 2019: Satnam Singh set for first playoff appearance with St. John's Edge

Satnam Singh donning the jersey of St. John's Edge
Satnam Singh donning the jersey of St. John's Edge (St. John's Edge)

The 40-game 2018-19 regular season of the NBL Canada came to end on Monday (IST).

Satnam Singh and St. John's Edge finished with a record of 21-19, good for second in the Central Division and fourth-best record overall.

Here's how the NBL Canada standings look after the regular season.

Atlantic Division
Teams GP W L %W GB Div.
z-Moncton Magic 40 27 13 .675 - 18-7
x-Halifax Hurricanes 40 25 15 .625 2 13-11
x-Cape Breton Highlanders 40 19 21 .475 8 13-9
x-Saint John Riptide 40 17 23 .425 10 10-15
Island Storm 40 12 28 .300 15 7-19

Central Division
Teams GP W L %W GB Div.
z-London Lightning 40 22 18 .550 - 16-11
x-St. John's Edge 40 21 19 .525 1 7-7
x-Sudbury Five 40 21 19 .525 1 14-14
x-KW Titans 40 19 21 .475 3 14-12
Windsor Express 40 17 23 .425 5 10-17

Satnam started in two of the 28 games that he played in, averaging 1.9 points and 1.2 rebounds on 51.2% shooting.

Playoff format and schedule

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As per the format, as the second seed in the division, the St. John's Edge will take on the third-seeded Sudbury Five in a best-of-five series.

Here's the schedule for the Division Semifinal series between the Edge and the Five:

Game 1: Sudbury Five at St. John's Edge - April, 6th at 3 AM

Game 2: Sudbury Five at St. John's Edge - April, 7th at 10 PM

Game 3: St. John's Edge at Sudbury Five - April 10th at 10 PM

Game 4*: St. John's Edge at Sudbury Five - April 13th at 3 AM

Game 5*: Sudbury Five at St. John's Edge - April, 14th at 10 PM

*If necessary

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