NBA Conference Standings

2018-19 NBA Magic Numbers

East

Eastern Conference GP/R W L W%
MIL 82/0 60 22 .731  
TOR 82/0 58 24 .707  
PHI 82/0 51 31 .622  
BOS 82/0 49 33 .597  
IND 82/0 48 34 .585  
ORL 82/0 42 40 .512  
BKN 82/0 42 40 .512  
DET 82/0 41 41 .500  
MIA 82/0 39 43 .475  
CHA 82/0 39 43 .475  
WAS 82/0 32 50 .390  
ATL 82/0 29 53 .353  
CHI 82/0 22 60 .268  
CLE 82/0 19 63 .231  
NYK 82/0 17 65 .207  

West

Western Conference GP/R W L W%
GSW 82/0 57 25 .695  
DEN 82/0 54 28 .658  
POR 82/0 53 29 .646  
HOU 82/0 53 29 .646  
UTH 82/0 50 32 .609  
OKC 82/0 49 33 .597  
SAS 82/0 48 34 .585  
LAC 82/0 48 34 .585  
SAC 82/0 39 43 .475  
LAL 82/0 37 45 .451  
MIN 82/0 36 46 .439  
DAL 82/0 33 49 .402  
MEM 82/0 33 49 .402  
NWO 82/0 33 49 .402  
PHX 82/0 19 63 .231  

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: August 19, 2019 11:19pm ET