NBA Conference Standings

2018-19 NBA Magic Numbers

East

Eastern Conference GP/R W L W%
BOS 13/69 11 2 .846   68 68 67 66 65 64 63 63 62 62 62 61 61 63
MIL 13/69 10 3 .769 NC   69 68 67 66 65 64 64 63 63 63 62 62 64
MIA 12/70 9 3 .750 NC 70   69 68 67 66 65 65 64 64 64 63 63 65
TOR 13/69 9 4 .692 NC NC NC   68 67 66 65 65 64 64 64 63 63 65
PHI 13/69 8 5 .615 NC NC NC NC   68 67 66 66 65 65 65 64 64 66
IND 14/68 8 6 .571 NC NC NC NC NC   67 66 66 65 65 65 64 64 66
ORL 13/69 6 7 .461 NC NC NC NC NC NC   68 68 67 67 67 66 66 68
CHA 14/68 6 8 .428 NC NC NC NC NC NC NC   68 67 67 67 66 66 68
BKN 13/69 5 8 .384 NC NC NC NC NC NC NC 69   68 68 68 67 67 69
CLE 13/69 4 9 .307 NC NC NC NC NC NC NC NC NC 69 69   68 68 NC
DET 13/69 4 9 .307 NC NC NC NC NC NC NC NC NC   69 69 68 68 NC
ATL 13/69 4 9 .307 NC NC NC NC NC NC NC NC NC 69   69 68 68 NC
CHI 14/68 4 10 .285 NC NC NC NC NC NC NC NC NC NC NC NC   68 NC
NYK 14/68 4 10 .285 NC NC NC NC NC NC NC NC NC NC NC NC 68   NC
WAS 11/71 3 8 .272 NC NC NC NC NC NC NC 71 71 70 70 70 69 69  

West

Western Conference GP/R W L W%
LAL 13/69 11 2 .846   68 68 66 66 66 66 65 64 63 63 62 62 62 59
HOU 14/68 11 3 .785 NC   68 66 66 66 66 65 64 63 63 62 62 62 59
DEN 12/70 9 3 .750 NC 70   68 68 68 68 67 66 65 65 64 64 64 61
LAC 14/68 9 5 .642 NC NC NC   68 68 68 67 66 65 65 64 64 64 61
DAL 13/69 8 5 .615 NC NC NC 69   69 69 68 67 66 66 65 65 65 62
UTH 13/69 8 5 .615 NC NC NC 69 69   69 68 67 66 66 65 65 65 62
PHX 12/70 7 5 .583 NC NC NC 70 70 70   69 68 67 67 66 66 66 63
MIN 14/68 8 6 .571 NC NC NC NC NC NC NC   67 66 66 65 65 65 62
SAC 12/70 5 7 .416 NC NC NC NC NC NC NC NC   69 69 68 68 68 65
OKC 13/69 5 8 .384 NC NC NC NC NC NC NC NC NC 69   68 68 68 65
MEM 13/69 5 8 .384 NC NC NC NC NC NC NC NC NC   69 68 68 68 65
SAS 14/68 5 9 .357 NC NC NC NC NC NC NC NC NC NC NC 68   68 65
POR 14/68 5 9 .357 NC NC NC NC NC NC NC NC NC NC NC   68 68 65
NWO 13/69 4 9 .307 NC NC NC NC NC NC NC NC NC NC NC 69 69   66
GSW 14/68 2 12 .142 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

Updated: November 19, 2019 2:00am ET