NBA Standings & Scores

Posted on 11 Apr, 2016, by in NBA

Stephen Curry, Draymond Green

In a busy Sunday of NBA basketball, the Golden State Warriors won for the 72nd time this season, the Indiana Pacers clinched the final playoff spot in the East leaving the Chicago Bulls out, the Utah Jazz moved towards securing a spot of their own, which means the Houston Rockets need a miracle to save them.

Charlotte Hornets 98  Washington Wizards 113: Not missing anyone with injury, the Hornets didn’t look like a team hungry to finish third of fourth in the East, losing to a Wizards group that has nothing to play for. Marcin Gortat dominated the paint with 21 points and 13 rebounds.

Los Angeles Lakers 110  Houston Rockets 130: Kobe Bryant scored 35 points, James Harden had 40. Bottom line? The Lakers are a mess, the Rockets are probably going to miss the playoffs.

Dallas Mavericks 91  Los Angeles Clippers 98: A loss the Mavs didn’t really need, keeping them in danger of losing one of the two remaining playoff spots open in the West. J.J. Redick couldn’t miss, finishing with 20 points while Jamal Crawford looked great off the bench with 22 points.

Milwaukee Bucks 109  Philadelphia 76ers 108: Khris Middleton scored 36 points, John Henson added 18 off the bench and Giannis Antetokounmpo finished with a 14 points, 9 rebounds, 7 assists, 3 steals and 5 blocks stat line. The game represented two sides to tanking. Both teams aren’t making the playoffs, but the future looks bright for one and completely obscure for the other.

Gordon Hayward

Utah Jazz 100  Denver Nuggets 84: The Jazz step closer to a first playoff berth since 2012, one game ahead of the Houston Rockets. Derrick Favors didn’t play, by Trey Lyles helped out Gordon Hayward as they split 44 points while Rudy Gobert had 16 points, 14 rebounds and 6 blocks.

Brooklyn Nets 105  Indiana Pacers 129: The Pacers take care of business and make sure they’re back in the playoffs after missing it to the Nets last season. Myles Turner scored 28 points off the bench while the Bulls find out they’re missing the postseason for the first time since 2008.

Orlando Magic 96  Miami Heat 118: The Heat make themselves level with the Boston Celtics, still trying to finish fourth or third in the East. Luol Deng led five players in double figures with 20 points.

Golden State Warriors 92  San Antonio Spurs 86: Stephen Curry scored 37 points, not letting anything stand in the way of matching the 1995-1996 Chicago Bulls win record. Now all that’s left is beating Memphis at home, while the Spurs lick their wounds, and try to figure out how they’re stopping this menace in the playoffs.

Toronto Raptors 93  New York Knicks 89: DeMar DeRozan wouldn’t be denied with 27 points in a tough win at the Madison Square Garden. Carmelo Anthony led the Knicks with 21 points, playing without Kristaps Porzingis.

Eastern Conference Standings

1x – Cleveland Cavaliers5624.70080
2x – Toronto Raptors5426.6752.080
3x – Atlanta Hawks4832.6008.080
4x – Boston Celtics4733.5889.080
5x – Miami Heat4733.5889.080
6x – Charlotte Hornets4634.57510.080
7x – Indiana Pacers4337.53813.080
8x – Detroit Pistons4337.53813.080
9o – Chicago Bulls4040.50016.080
10o – Washington Wizards3941.48817.080
11o – Orlando Magic3446.42522.080
12o – Milwaukee Bucks3347.41323.080
13o – New York Knicks3249.39524.581
14o – Brooklyn Nets2159.26335.080
15o – Philadelphia 76ers1070.12546.080

Western Conference Standings

1x – Golden State Warriors729.88981
2x – San Antonio Spurs6515.8136.580
3x– Oklahoma City Thunder5426.67517.580
4x – Los Angeles Clippers5228.65019.580
5x – Portland Trail Blazers4338.53129.081
6x – Memphis Grizzlies4238.52529.580
7Dallas Mavericks4139.51330.580
8Utah Jazz4040.50031.580
9Houston Rockets3941.48832.580
10o – Denver Nuggets3348.40739.081
11o – Sacramento Kings3248.40039.580
12o – New Orleans Pelicans3050.37541.580
13o – Minnesota Timberwolves2852.35043.580
14o – Phoenix Suns2258.27549.580
15o – Los Angeles Lakers1664.20055.580
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