NBA Conference Standings

2018-19 NBA Magic Numbers

East

Eastern Conference GP/R W L W%
TOR 31/51 23 8 .741   50 49 49 48 46 45 44 43 41 41 38 37 37 36
MIL 28/54 19 9 .678 NC   53 53 52 50 49 48 47 45 45 42 41 41 40
IND 29/53 19 10 .655 NC NC   53 52 50 49 48 47 45 45 42 41 41 40
BOS 28/54 18 10 .642 NC NC 54   53 51 50 49 48 46 46 43 42 42 41
PHI 30/52 19 11 .633 NC NC NC NC   50 49 48 47 45 45 42 41 41 40
DET 26/56 13 13 .500 NC NC NC NC NC   55 54 53 51 51 48 47 47 46
CHA 28/54 14 14 .500 NC NC NC NC NC NC   53 52 50 50 47 46 46 45
ORL 28/54 13 15 .464 NC NC NC NC NC NC NC   53 51 51 48 47 47 46
MIA 28/54 12 16 .428 NC NC NC NC NC NC NC NC   52 52 49 48 48 47
BKN 30/52 12 18 .400 NC NC NC NC NC NC NC NC NC   52 49 48 48 47
WAS 29/53 11 18 .379 NC NC NC NC NC NC NC NC NC 53   50 49 49 48
NYK 30/52 9 21 .300 NC NC NC NC NC NC NC NC NC NC NC   51 51 50
CLE 29/53 7 22 .241 NC NC NC NC NC NC NC NC NC NC NC NC   53 52
ATL 28/54 6 22 .214 NC NC NC NC NC NC NC NC NC NC NC NC 54   53
CHI 29/53 6 23 .206 NC NC NC NC NC NC NC NC NC NC NC NC NC NC  

West

Western Conference GP/R W L W%
DEN 28/54 19 9 .678   53 53 52 52 51 51 50 50 49 48 48 49 48 39
GSW 30/52 20 10 .666 NC   52 51 51 50 50 49 49 48 47 47 48 47 38
OKC 27/55 17 10 .629 NC 55   54 54 53 53 52 52 51 50 50 51 50 41
LAC 28/54 17 11 .607 NC NC NC   54 53 53 52 52 51 50 50 51 50 41
LAL 28/54 17 11 .607 NC NC NC 54   53 53 52 52 51 50 50 51 50 41
MEM 28/54 16 12 .571 NC NC NC NC NC   54 53 53 52 51 51 52 51 42
DAL 27/55 15 12 .555 NC NC NC NC NC 55   54 54 53 52 52 53 52 43
POR 29/53 16 13 .551 NC NC NC NC NC NC NC   53 52 51 51 52 51 42
SAC 28/54 15 13 .535 NC NC NC NC NC NC NC 54   53 52 52 53 52 43
SAS 29/53 15 14 .517 NC NC NC NC NC NC NC NC NC   52 52 53 52 43
NWO 30/52 15 15 .500 NC NC NC NC NC NC NC NC NC NC   52 NC 52 43
UTH 29/53 14 15 .482 NC NC NC NC NC NC NC NC NC NC 53   NC 53 44
HOU 27/55 13 14 .481 NC NC NC NC NC NC NC NC NC 55 54 54   54 45
MIN 28/54 13 15 .464 NC NC NC NC NC NC NC NC NC NC 54 54 NC   45
PHX 29/53 5 24 .172 NC NC NC NC NC NC NC NC NC NC NC NC NC NC  

Two-Team Tiebreaker

  1. Division winner
  2. Better record in head-to-head games
  3. Higher winning percentage within division (if teams are in the same division)
  4. Higher winning percentage in conference games
  5. Higher winning percentage against playoff teams in own conference
  6. Higher winning percentage against playoff teams in opposite conference
  7. Higher point differential between points scored and points allowed

Three-Team Tiebreaker

  1. Division winner
  2. Best head-to-head winning percentage among all teams tied
  3. Highest winning percentage within division (if teams are in the same division)
  4. Highest winning percentage in conference games
  5. Highest winning percentage against playoff teams in own conference
  6. Highest point differential between points scored and points allowed

Tiebreaking prodecures from NBA.com

Updated: December 15, 2018 4:00am ET