NBA Conference Standings

2019-20 National Basketball Association Magic Numbers

Eastern Conference

East GP/R W L W%
MIL 73/9 56 17 .767   7 2
TOR 72/10 53 19 .736 NC   5 1
BOS 72/10 48 24 .666 NC NC   6 5 4
IND 73/9 45 28 .616 NC NC   8 7
MIA 73/9 44 29 .602 NC NC NC   8 1
PHI 73/9 43 30 .589 NC NC NC   2
BKN 72/10 35 37 .486 NC NC NC   7 5 4 2 1 1
ORL 73/9 33 40 .452 NC   7 2 6 4 3 2 3
CHA 65/17 23 42 .353 NC NC   12 16 14 13 12 13
WAS 72/10 25 47 .347 NC NC NC   NC NC NC 10 NC
CHI 65/17 22 43 .338 NC NC NC 13   15 14 13 14
NYK 66/16 21 45 .318 NC NC NC 14 NC   15 14 15
DET 66/16 20 46 .303 NC NC NC 15 NC NC   15 16
ATL 67/15 20 47 .298 NC NC NC 15 NC NC NC   NC
CLE 65/17 19 46 .292 NC NC NC 16 NC NC 17 16  

Western Conference

West GP/R W L W%
LAL 71/11 52 19 .732   7 3 2 2 2
LAC 72/10 49 23 .680 NC   6 5 5 5 1
DEN 73/9 46 27 .630 NC NC   8 8 8 4
OKC 72/10 44 28 .611 NC NC NC 10   10 6
UTH 72/10 44 28 .611 NC NC NC 10 10   6
HOU 72/10 44 28 .611 NC NC NC   10 10 6
DAL 75/7 43 32 .573 NC NC NC NC NC  
POR 74/8 35 39 .473 NC   8 8 8 6 5 2
PHX 73/9 34 39 .465 NC 9 9   9 7 6 3
MEM 73/9 34 39 .465 NC 9   9 9 7 6 3
SAS 71/11 32 39 .450 NC 11 11 11   9 8 5
SAC 72/10 31 41 .430 NC NC NC NC   9 6 1
NWO 72/10 30 42 .416 NC NC NC NC NC   7 2
MIN 64/18 19 45 .296 NC NC NC NC NC NC   13
GSW 65/17 15 50 .230 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