After their loss to the Philadelphia 76ers Friday night, the Boston Celtics fell to fourth place in the Atlantic Division, behind the first-place New York Knicks, who moved to 4-0 with a win over the Mavericks, the second-place Sixers (3-2) and third-place Brooklyn Nets (2-2), who obliterated the Magic Friday night to move ahead of the Celtics.
Elsewhere in the Eastern Conference, the Milwaukee Bucks are your first-place team in the Central Division at 3-1 after beating the Wizards Friday. They passed the 3-2 Chicago Bulls, which are the only other team with a winning record in the Central. The Pacers are struggling without Danny Granger, and are now at 2-4.
In the Southeast Division, the Miami Heat are unsurprisingly your leader, now at 5-1. In other unsurprising-division-leader news, the San Antonion Spurs are also at 5-1 and lead the Southwest Division, pacing the 4-1 Memphis Grizzlies and 4-2 Dallas Mavericks.
The Minnesota Timberwolves, after narrowly defeating the Pacers Friday, are 4-1 and leading the Northwest Division, despite not having played a game with Kevin Love or Ricky Rubio. The Oklahoma City Thunder are 4-2 in the post-James Harden era.
In the Pacific Division, the Los Angeles Clippers are in first place at 4-2, the Golden State Warriors are at 3-3 and the Los Angeles Lakers and Sacramento Kings are tied for the worst record in the West, both at 2-4.