NBA Conference Standings

2019-20 National Basketball Association Magic Numbers

Eastern Conference

East GP/R W L W%
MIL 54/28 46 8 .851   21 20 17 15 13 8 5 3
TOR 55/27 40 15 .727 NC   26 23 21 19 14 11 9 6 6 4 4 1 2
BOS 54/28 38 16 .703 NC NC   25 23 21 16 13 11 8 8 6 6 3 4
MIA 54/28 35 19 .648 NC NC NC   26 24 19 16 14 11 11 9 9 6 7
PHI 55/27 34 21 .618 NC NC NC NC   25 20 17 15 12 12 10 10 7 8
IND 55/27 32 23 .581 NC NC NC NC NC   22 19 17 14 14 12 12 9 10
BKN 53/29 25 28 .471 NC NC NC NC NC NC   26 24 21 21 19 19 16 17
ORL 55/27 24 31 .436 NC NC NC NC NC NC NC   25 22 22 20 20 17 18
WAS 53/29 20 33 .377 NC NC NC NC NC NC NC NC   26 26 24 24 21 22
CHI 55/27 19 36 .345 NC NC NC NC NC NC NC NC NC   27 25 25 22 23
CHA 54/28 18 36 .333 NC NC NC NC NC NC NC NC NC 28   26 26 23 24
DET 57/25 19 38 .333 NC NC NC NC NC NC NC NC NC NC   25 22 23
NYK 55/27 17 38 .309 NC NC NC NC NC NC NC NC NC NC 27   24 25
ATL 56/26 15 41 .267 NC NC NC NC NC NC NC NC NC NC NC NC   NC
CLE 54/28 14 40 .259 NC NC NC NC NC NC NC NC NC NC NC NC 27  

Western Conference

West GP/R W L W%
LAL 53/29 41 12 .773   24 23 23 21 19 19 15 10 10 9 8 8 4
DEN 55/27 38 17 .690 NC   26 26 24 22 22 18 13 13 12 11 11 7 1
LAC 55/27 37 18 .672 NC NC   27 25 23 23 19 14 14 13 12 12 8 2
UTH 54/28 36 18 .666 NC NC 28   26 24 24 20 15 15 14 13 13 9 3
HOU 54/28 34 20 .629 NC NC NC NC   26 26 22 17 17 16 15 15 11 5
DAL 55/27 33 22 .600 NC NC NC NC NC   27 23 18 18 17 16 16 12 6
OKC 55/27 33 22 .600 NC NC NC NC NC 27   23 18 18 17 16 16 12 6
MEM 54/28 28 26 .518 NC NC NC NC NC NC NC   23 23 22 21 21 17 11
POR 56/26 25 31 .446 NC NC NC NC NC NC NC NC   26 25 24 24 20 14
SAS 54/28 23 31 .425 NC NC NC NC NC NC NC NC 28   27 26 26 22 16
NWO 55/27 23 32 .418 NC NC NC NC NC NC NC NC NC NC   26 26 22 16
PHX 55/27 22 33 .400 NC NC NC NC NC NC NC NC NC NC NC   27 23 17
SAC 54/28 21 33 .388 NC NC NC NC NC NC NC NC NC NC NC 28   24 18
MIN 53/29 16 37 .301 NC NC NC NC NC NC NC NC NC NC NC NC NC   23
GSW 55/27 12 43 .218 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