NBA TEAM STANDINGS

2023 Season to Date Team Standings
CELTICS
64
18
82
78%
NUGGETS
58
25
83
70%
TIMBERWOLVES
57
26
83
69%
THUNDER
57
25
82
70%
CLIPPERS
51
31
82
62%
KNICKS
51
32
83
61%
MAVERICKS
50
32
82
61%
SUNS
49
34
83
59%
BUCKS
49
33
82
60%
CAVALIERS
49
34
83
59%
PELICANS
49
33
82
60%
MAGIC
47
36
83
57%
PACERS
47
35
82
57%
LAKERS
47
36
83
57%
76ERS
47
36
83
57%
WARRIORS
46
36
82
56%
HEAT
46
36
82
56%
KINGS
46
36
82
56%
ROCKETS
41
41
82
50%
BULLS
39
43
82
48%
HAWKS
35
47
82
43%
NETS
32
50
82
39%
JAZZ
31
51
82
38%
GRIZZLIES
27
55
82
33%
RAPTORS
25
57
82
30%
SPURS
22
60
82
27%
TRAIL BLAZERS
21
61
82
26%
HORNETS
21
61
82
26%
WIZARDS
15
67
82
18%
PISTONS
15
67
82
18%

How many conferences are there in the NBA?

The NBA is split into two conferences, the Eastern Conference and the Western Conference. Both conferences were formed in 1946, and even though teams expanded, merged, and moved, these two conferrences remain the two primary divisions in the NBA.

How many teams are in each NBA conference?

There are 15 teams in each of the two NBA conferences. The Eastern Conference has teams such as the Celtics, the Nets, and the Knicks, while the Western Conference includes the likes of the Lakers, Warriors, Jazz, and others.

Why do conference standings matter in the NBA?

The top eight teams from each conference move on to the NBA playoffs based on their regular season record. Also, the top seed in each conference earns a first-round bye.

How many divisions are in each NBA conference?

Each NBA Conference is split into 3 divisions, for a total of 6 divisions in the NBA. The Eastern Conference includes the Atlantic Division, the Central Division, and the Southeast Division. The Western Conference includes the Southwest Division, the Northwest Division, and the Pacific Division. Both divisions consist of 5 teams, for a total of 30 teams in the NBA.

When did the NBA move to 6 divisions?

The NBA last changed its division structure in 2004 with the expansion to include the Charlotte Bobcats (now Hornets). The 6 division structure was implemented to create better balance and competition, and to allow for more efficient scheduling and travel. Prior to 2004, the NBA had two divisions in each conference,the Atlantic, Central, Midwest and Pacific divisions.