NBA Conference Standings

2018-19 NBA Magic Numbers

East

Eastern Conference GP/R W L W%
MIL 74/8 55 19 .743   4 1
TOR 74/8 51 23 .689 NC   5 2
PHI 73/9 47 26 .643 NC NC   6 4
IND 74/8 45 29 .608 NC NC   6 1 1
BOS 74/8 43 31 .581 NC NC NC   3 3 2 1
BKN 74/8 38 36 .513 NC NC   8 7 6 5
DET 73/9 37 36 .506 NC NC 9   8 7 6 1
MIA 73/9 36 37 .493 NC NC NC NC   8 7 2
ORL 73/9 35 38 .479 NC NC NC NC   8 3
CHA 73/9 34 39 .465 NC NC NC NC NC   4
WAS 74/8 30 44 .405 NC NC NC NC NC   4
ATL 74/8 26 48 .351 NC NC   3 1
CHI 74/8 21 53 .283 NC   6 1
CLE 74/8 19 55 .256 NC NC   3
NYK 74/8 14 60 .189 NC NC  

West

Western Conference GP/R W L W%
GSW 73/9 50 23 .684   9 5 5 2 2 2 1
DEN 72/10 49 23 .680 10   6 6 3 3 3 2
HOU 74/8 47 27 .635 NC NC   8 5 5 5 4
POR 72/10 45 27 .625 NC NC 10   7 7 7 6
LAC 74/8 44 30 .594 NC NC NC NC   8 8 7 1
UTH 73/9 43 30 .589 NC NC NC NC 9   9 8 2
OKC 73/9 43 30 .589 NC NC NC NC 9 9   8 2
SAS 74/8 43 31 .581 NC NC NC NC NC NC NC   2
SAC 73/9 36 37 .493 NC NC NC NC NC   6 5 2 2 2
MIN 73/9 33 40 .452 NC   8 5 5 5
LAL 73/9 32 41 .438 NC NC   6 6 6
NWO 75/7 31 44 .413 NC NC NC   7 7
DAL 73/9 29 44 .397 NC NC NC 9   9
MEM 73/9 29 44 .397 NC NC NC 9 9  
PHX 74/8 17 57 .229  

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: March 25, 2019 5:00am ET