NBA Conference Standings

2019-20 National Basketball Association Magic Numbers

Eastern Conference

East GP/R W L W%
MIL 46/36 40 6 .869   28 28 28 26 25 17 17 13 12 13 11 9 8 7
MIA 45/37 31 14 .688 NC   37 37 35 34 26 26 22 21 22 20 18 17 16
TOR 45/37 31 14 .688 NC 37   37 35 34 26 26 22 21 22 20 18 17 16
BOS 44/38 30 14 .681 NC 38 38   36 35 27 27 23 22 23 21 19 18 17
IND 45/37 29 16 .644 NC NC NC NC   36 28 28 24 23 24 22 20 19 18
PHI 46/36 29 17 .630 NC NC NC NC NC   28 28 24 23 24 22 20 19 18
ORL 46/36 21 25 .456 NC NC NC NC NC NC   36 32 31 32 30 28 27 26
BKN 43/39 18 25 .418 NC NC NC NC NC NC 39   35 34 35 33 31 30 29
DET 46/36 17 29 .369 NC NC NC NC NC NC NC NC   35 36 34 32 31 30
CHI 47/35 17 30 .361 NC NC NC NC NC NC NC NC NC   NC 34 32 31 30
WAS 44/38 15 29 .340 NC NC NC NC NC NC NC NC 38 37   36 34 33 32
CHA 46/36 15 31 .326 NC NC NC NC NC NC NC NC NC NC NC   34 33 32
CLE 45/37 12 33 .266 NC NC NC NC NC NC NC NC NC NC NC NC   36 35
NYK 46/36 12 34 .260 NC NC NC NC NC NC NC NC NC NC NC NC NC   35
ATL 46/36 11 35 .239 NC NC NC NC NC NC NC NC NC NC NC NC NC NC  

Western Conference

West GP/R W L W%
LAL 45/37 36 9 .800   33 32 32 30 30 27 22 22 20 19 17 17 16 10
UTH 44/38 31 13 .704 NC   37 37 35 35 32 27 27 25 24 22 22 21 15
LAC 46/36 32 14 .695 NC NC   36 34 34 31 26 26 24 23 21 21 20 14
DEN 45/37 31 14 .688 NC NC 37   35 35 32 27 27 25 24 22 22 21 15
HOU 44/38 28 16 .636 NC NC NC NC   38 35 30 30 28 27 25 25 24 18
DAL 44/38 28 16 .636 NC NC NC NC 38   35 30 30 28 27 25 25 24 18
OKC 46/36 27 19 .587 NC NC NC NC NC NC   31 31 29 28 26 26 25 19
MEM 45/37 21 24 .466 NC NC NC NC NC NC NC   37 35 34 32 32 31 25
SAS 44/38 20 24 .454 NC NC NC NC NC NC NC 38   36 35 33 33 32 26
PHX 45/37 19 26 .422 NC NC NC NC NC NC NC NC NC   36 34 34 33 27
POR 46/36 19 27 .413 NC NC NC NC NC NC NC NC NC NC   34 34 33 27
NWO 46/36 17 29 .369 NC NC NC NC NC NC NC NC NC NC NC   36 35 29
SAC 45/37 16 29 .355 NC NC NC NC NC NC NC NC NC NC NC 37   36 30
MIN 45/37 15 30 .333 NC NC NC NC NC NC NC NC NC NC NC NC NC   31
GSW 46/36 10 36 .217 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