NBA Playoff Bracket

2015-16 NBA Magic Numbers

  1. 1
    • 1
      • 1
        • 1
  2. 2
    • 2
      • 2
  3. 3
    • 3
      • 3
        • 1
  4. 4
  5. 5
    • 5
      • 2
  6. 6
  7. 7
  8. 8
  1. 1
    • 1
      • 1
        • 1
  2. 2
    • 2
      • 2
  3. 3
    • 3
      • 2
  4. 4
    • 4
      • 2
  5. 5
  6. 6
  7. 7
  8. 8

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: April 30, 2017 11:00pm ET