NBA Conference Standings

2019-20 National Basketball Association Magic Numbers

Eastern Conference

East GP/R W L W%
MIL 69/13 55 14 .797   8 4 1
TOR 68/14 49 19 .720 NC   10 7 6 6
BOS 69/13 46 23 .666 NC NC   10 9 9
MIA 69/13 43 26 .623 NC NC NC   12 12 3 1
IND 69/13 42 27 .608 NC NC NC NC 13   4 2
PHI 69/13 42 27 .608 NC NC NC NC   13 4 2
BKN 69/13 33 36 .478 NC NC NC NC   11 7 4 6 4 3 2 3
ORL 70/12 32 38 .457 NC NC NC NC   8 5 7 5 4 3 4
CHA 65/17 23 42 .353 NC NC   14 16 14 13 12 13
WAS 69/13 24 45 .347 NC NC NC   NC 13 12 11 12
CHI 65/17 22 43 .338 NC NC NC 15   15 14 13 14
NYK 66/16 21 45 .318 NC NC NC 16 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 68/14 51 17 .750   9 7 6 5 5 1
LAC 69/13 47 22 .681 NC   11 10 9 9 5
DEN 69/13 45 24 .652 NC NC   12 11 11 7
HOU 68/14 43 25 .632 NC NC NC   13 13 9 2 1
UTH 69/13 43 26 .623 NC NC NC NC   13 9 2 1
OKC 68/14 42 26 .617 NC NC NC NC 14   10 3 1 2 1 1
DAL 71/11 41 30 .577 NC NC NC NC NC NC   4 2 3 2 2 1
MEM 70/12 33 37 .471 NC NC NC NC NC   10 11 10 10 9 4
POR 71/11 32 39 .450 NC NC NC NC NC   NC 11 11 10 5
SAS 68/14 30 38 .441 NC NC NC NC NC 13   13 13 12 7 2
PHX 69/13 30 39 .434 NC NC NC NC NC 13 NC 13   12 7 2
NWO 69/13 30 39 .434 NC NC NC NC NC 13 NC   13 12 7 2
SAC 69/13 29 40 .420 NC NC NC NC NC NC NC   8 3
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  

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