The Boston Celtics (14-13) are currently in second place in the Atlantic Division, trailing the division-leading New York Knicks (21-8) by six games. The Brooklyn Nets (14-14) sit ½ game behind the Celtics, with the Philadelphia 76ers (14-14) ½ game behind the Nets. The Toronto Raptors (9-20) are currently last in the division.
The Miami Heat (20-6) currently lead the Eastern Conference, with the Knicks sitting a few percentage points behind them in second place. The Atlanta Hawks (17-9) are currently third in the conference, with the Indiana Pacers (16-12) in fourth. The Milwaukee Bucks and the Chicago Bulls are tied for fifth place at 15-12 on the year. The Celtics and the Nets round out the top eight in the East, with the 76ers in ninth.
The Los Angeles Clippers (22-6) sit in first place in the Western Conference, with the Oklahoma City Thunder (21-6) close behind them. The San Antonio Spurs (22-8) are in third place, trailed by the Memphis Grizzlies (18-8) in fourth place. The Golden State Warriors (19-10) are ½ game behind the Grizzlies, followed by the Houston Rockets (16-12) in sixth place. The Denver Nuggets (16-14) and the Portland Trail Blazers (14-13) currently own the last two playoff spots in the West.