NBA Conference Standings

2019-20 National Basketball Association Magic Numbers

Eastern Conference

East GP/R W L W%
MIL 65/17 53 12 .815   11 8 5 3 3
TOR 64/18 46 18 .718 NC   15 12 10 10 2 1
BOS 64/18 43 21 .671 NC NC   15 13 13 5 4
MIA 65/17 41 24 .630 NC NC NC   15 15 7 6 1
IND 65/17 39 26 .600 NC NC NC NC   17 9 8 3 1
PHI 65/17 39 26 .600 NC NC NC NC 17   9 8 3 1
BKN 64/18 30 34 .468 NC NC NC NC NC   17 12 10 9 7 6 5 6
ORL 65/17 30 35 .461 NC NC NC NC NC NC   12 10 9 7 6 5 6
WAS 64/18 24 40 .375 NC NC NC NC NC   16 15 13 12 11 12
CHA 65/17 23 42 .353 NC NC NC NC NC   16 14 13 12 13
CHI 65/17 22 43 .338 NC NC NC NC NC NC   15 14 13 14
NYK 66/16 21 45 .318 NC NC NC NC NC   15 14 15
DET 66/16 20 46 .303 NC NC NC NC NC NC   15 16
ATL 67/15 20 47 .298 NC NC NC NC NC NC NC   NC
CLE 65/17 19 46 .292 NC NC NC NC NC NC 17 16  

Western Conference

West GP/R W L W%
LAL 63/19 49 14 .777   13 11 10 9 9 6
LAC 64/18 44 20 .687 NC   16 15 14 14 11 5 1 2 2 2
DEN 65/17 43 22 .661 NC NC   16 15 15 12 6 2 3 3 3
UTH 64/18 41 23 .640 NC NC NC   17 17 14 8 4 5 5 5 2
HOU 64/18 40 24 .625 NC NC NC NC 18   15 9 5 6 6 6 3
OKC 64/18 40 24 .625 NC NC NC NC   18 15 9 5 6 6 6 3
DAL 67/15 40 27 .597 NC NC NC NC NC NC   9 5 6 6 6 3
MEM 65/17 32 33 .492 NC NC NC NC NC NC NC   13 14 14 14 11 5
POR 66/16 29 37 .439 NC NC NC NC NC NC NC   NC NC NC 14 8 3
SAC 64/18 28 36 .437 NC NC NC NC NC NC NC 17   18 18 15 9 4
NWO 64/18 28 36 .437 NC NC NC NC NC NC NC 17 18   18 15 9 4
SAS 63/19 27 36 .428 NC NC NC NC NC NC NC 18 19 19   16 10 5
PHX 65/17 26 39 .400 NC NC NC NC NC NC NC NC NC NC   11 6
MIN 64/18 19 45 .296 NC NC NC NC NC NC   13
GSW 65/17 15 50 .230 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