NBA Reverse Standings

2015-16 NBA Tank Magic Numbers

Tank Magic Numbers

W L W% GB
ORL 13 32 .288 - 37 37 35 34 34 33 33 33 32 32 29 27 28 29 26 27 27 27 26 25 24 24 23 21 20 19 19 16 13
SAC 13 32 .288 0 37 37 35 34 34 33 33 33 32 32 29 27 28 29 26 27 27 27 26 25 24 24 23 21 20 19 19 16 13
ATL 13 31 .295 -0.5 38 38 36 35 35 34 34 34 33 33 30 28 29 30 27 28 28 28 27 26 25 25 24 22 21 20 20 17 14
DAL 15 30 .333 -2 NC NC NC 36 36 35 35 35 34 34 31 29 30 31 28 29 29 29 28 27 26 26 25 23 22 21 21 18 15
LAL 16 29 .355 -3 NC NC NC NC 37 36 36 36 35 35 32 30 31 32 29 30 30 30 29 28 27 27 26 24 23 22 22 19 16
MEM 16 28 .363 -3.5 NC NC NC NC 38 37 37 37 36 36 33 31 32 33 30 31 31 31 30 29 28 28 27 25 24 23 23 20 17
BKN 17 29 .369 -3.5 NC NC NC NC NC NC 36 36 35 35 32 30 31 32 29 30 30 30 29 28 27 27 26 24 23 22 22 19 16
PHX 17 29 .369 -3.5 NC NC NC NC NC NC 36 36 35 35 32 30 31 32 29 30 30 30 29 28 27 27 26 24 23 22 22 19 16
CHI 17 28 .377 -4 NC NC NC NC NC NC 37 37 36 36 33 31 32 33 30 31 31 31 30 29 28 28 27 25 24 23 23 20 17
UTH 18 27 .400 -5 NC NC NC NC NC NC NC NC NC 37 34 32 33 34 31 32 32 32 31 30 29 29 28 26 25 24 24 21 18
CHA 18 25 .418 -6 NC NC NC NC NC NC NC NC NC 39 36 34 35 36 33 34 34 34 33 32 31 31 30 28 27 26 26 23 20
NY 21 25 .456 -7.5 NC NC NC NC NC NC NC NC NC NC NC 34 35 36 33 34 34 34 33 32 31 31 30 28 27 26 26 23 20
DEN 23 23 .500 -9.5 NC NC NC NC NC NC NC NC NC NC NC NC NC NC 35 36 36 36 35 34 33 33 32 30 29 28 28 25 22
DET 22 22 .500 -9.5 NC NC NC NC NC NC NC NC NC NC NC NC 37 NC 36 37 37 37 36 35 34 34 33 31 30 29 29 26 23
PHI 21 20 .512 -10 NC NC NC NC NC NC NC NC NC NC NC 41 39 40 38 39 39 39 38 37 36 36 35 33 32 31 31 28 25
IND 24 22 .521 -10.5 NC NC NC NC NC NC NC NC NC NC NC NC NC NC NC NC NC NC 36 35 34 34 33 31 30 29 29 26 23
MIL 23 21 .522 -10.5 NC NC NC NC NC NC NC NC NC NC NC NC 38 NC NC 37 38 38 37 36 35 35 34 32 31 30 30 27 24
LAC 23 21 .522 -10.5 NC NC NC NC NC NC NC NC NC NC NC NC 38 NC NC 37 38 38 37 36 35 35 34 32 31 30 30 27 24
NO 23 21 .522 -10.5 NC NC NC NC NC NC NC NC NC NC NC NC 38 NC NC 37 38 38 37 36 35 35 34 32 31 30 30 27 24
POR 24 21 .533 -11 NC NC NC NC NC NC NC NC NC NC NC NC NC NC NC 37 NC NC NC 36 35 35 34 32 31 30 30 27 24
OKC 25 20 .555 -12 NC NC NC NC NC NC NC NC NC NC NC NC NC NC NC NC NC NC NC NC 36 36 35 33 32 31 31 28 25
WAS 26 20 .565 -12.5 NC NC NC NC NC NC NC NC NC NC NC NC NC NC NC NC NC NC NC NC NC 36 35 33 32 31 31 28 25
MIA 26 19 .577 -13 NC NC NC NC NC NC NC NC NC NC NC NC NC NC NC NC NC NC NC NC NC 37 36 34 33 32 32 29 26
CLE 27 17 .613 -14.5 NC NC NC NC NC NC NC NC NC NC NC NC NC NC NC NC NC NC NC NC NC NC NC 36 35 34 34 31 28
MIN 29 18 .617 -15 NC NC NC NC NC NC NC NC NC NC NC NC NC NC NC NC NC NC NC NC NC NC NC NC 34 33 33 30 27
SA 30 17 .638 -16 NC NC NC NC NC NC NC NC NC NC NC NC NC NC NC NC NC NC NC NC NC NC NC NC NC 34 34 31 28
TOR 31 13 .704 -18.5 NC NC NC NC NC NC NC NC NC NC NC NC NC NC NC NC NC NC NC NC NC NC NC NC NC NC 38 35 32
HOU 31 12 .720 -19 NC NC NC NC NC NC NC NC NC NC NC NC NC NC NC NC NC NC NC NC NC NC NC NC NC NC 39 36 33
BOS 34 12 .739 -20.5 NC NC NC NC NC NC NC NC NC NC NC NC NC NC NC NC NC NC NC NC NC NC NC NC NC NC NC NC 33
GSW 37 9 .804 -23.5 NC NC NC NC NC NC NC NC NC NC NC NC NC NC NC 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: January 20, 2018 12:00pm ET