NBA Standings 2012: Boston falls behind in standings

Jared Wickerham

The Celtics have lost their last two games, but still have time to make up ground as the season is young.

The Boston Celtics have lost two straight games to fall to 6-6 on the year, but they aren't far behind the division and conference leaders with plenty of time remaining in the season. Boston is two games behind the New York Knicks for the top of the Atlantic and East.

The Heat and Bucks are the other division leaders in the East. Miami is just percentage points behind the Knicks for the conference lead, while the Bucks are among a four-way tie of teams at 6-4.

Memphis is tied with the Knicks for the best record in the NBA and leads the Western Conference by percentage points over Oklahoma City and San Antonio. They are followed closely by the Clippers.

One team remains winless on the year, the Wizards. Washington has dropped their first 10 games. No other team has less than two wins thus far.

Full standings for both conference below:


Western Standings

GP W-L PCT
Memphis Grizzlies 10 8-2 .800
Oklahoma City Thunder 12 9-3 .750
San Antonio Spurs 12 9-3 .750
Los Angeles Clippers 11 8-3 .727
Golden State Warriors 12 7-5 .583
Dallas Mavericks 13 7-6 .538
Denver Nuggets 12 6-6 .500
Utah Jazz 12 6-6 .500
Minnesota Timberwolves 10 5-5 .500
Los Angeles Lakers 12 6-6 .500
Portland Trail Blazers 11 5-6 .455
Phoenix Suns 12 5-7 .417
Houston Rockets 12 5-7 .417
New Orleans Hornets 10 3-7 .300
Sacramento Kings 11 3-8 .273


Eastern Standings

GP W-L PCT
New York Knicks 10 8-2 .800
Miami Heat 12 9-3 .750
Milwaukee Bucks 10 6-4 .600
Charlotte Bobcats 10 6-4 .600
Brooklyn Nets 10 6-4 .600
Atlanta Hawks 10 6-4 .600
Philadelphia 76ers 12 7-5 .583
Boston Celtics 12 6-6 .500
Indiana Pacers 13 6-7 .462
Chicago Bulls 11 5-6 .455
Orlando Magic 11 4-7 .364
Cleveland Cavaliers 11 3-8 .273
Toronto Raptors 12 3-9 .250
Detroit Pistons 12 2-10 .167
Washington Wizards 10 0-10 .000

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