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NBA Standings 2012: Boston Celtics Holding Off Streaking Knicks For Seventh Place

The Boston Celtics host the Chicago Bulls in an Eastern Conference showdown at the TD Garden (3:30 p.m. on ABC) on Sunday. The Celtics were winners of nine of ten until losing back-to-back games this week allowing the New York Knicks, winner of four straight, to gain ground in the Eastern Conference standings. Meanwhile, the Bulls (23-6) are the front runners.

Here's a complete look of the Eastern Conference standings enter Sunday's match up with Chicago. For a complete preview of the game, check here.


Eastern Standings

GP W-L PCT
Chicago Bulls 29 23-6 .793
Miami Heat 27 20-7 .741
Philadelphia 76ers 28 19-9 .679
Atlanta Hawks 27 18-9 .667
Indiana Pacers 27 17-10 .630
Orlando Magic 28 17-11 .607
Boston Celtics 26 14-12 .538
New York Knicks 28 13-15 .464
Milwaukee Bucks 27 12-15 .444
Cleveland Cavaliers 26 10-16 .385
Toronto Raptors 28 9-19 .321
Detroit Pistons 28 8-20 .286
New Jersey Nets 29 8-21 .276
Washington Wizards 27 5-22 .185
Charlotte Bobcats 27 3-24 .111

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