NBA Scores & Standings

Stephen Curry

The Golden State Warriors take care of business on their road to the record with win number 70 against a San Antonio Spurs in full capacity. Meanwhile, both the Chicago Bulls and the Houston Rockets were pushed further away from making the playoffs.

Toronto Raptors 87  Atlanta Hawks 95: A preview of what might be a conference semifinal series went to Atlanta with another big game from Jeff Teague (23 points) while the rest of the lineup finished in double figures, including 13 points, 14 rebounds and 5 blocks for Paul Millsap.

Chicago Bulls 98  Miami Heat 106: The Bulls didn’t look as bad as usual, but it wasn’t enough and they’re now three games behind the Pistons for the 8th and final Eastern spot. The Heat were led by Dwyane Wade with 21 points, followed by six more players in double figures, including another double double for Hassan Whiteside, scoring 16 points with 12 rebounds in just 27 minutes.

Phoenix Suns 124  Houston Rockets 115: The Suns put the playoffs further out of reach for the Rockets, in a wild game with 37 turnovers and very little defense on both ends. Mirza Teletovic scored 26 for Phoenix, aided by P.J. Tucker with 24  and Tyson Chandler of all players finishing with 21. James Harden scored 30 points for the Rockets.

Minnesota Timberwolves 105  Sacramento Kings 97: The Timberwolves keep on the trend of being the most fun to watch team in the NBA led by 18 from Gorgui Dieng, 18 from Zach LaVine and also Nemanja Bjelica coming off the bench to score 18. Rajon Rondo, DeMarcus Cousins and Omri Casspi didn’t play for the Kings.

San Antonio Spurs 101  Golden State Warriors 112: The Spurs couldn’t come close to the Warriors once again at the Oracle Arena, trailing by double digits from early in the second quarter. Stephen Curry scored 27 points and Harrison Barnes helped with 21, as the Warriors finished with 33 assists. The Spurs didn’t rest anyone and were led by Kawhi Leonard with 23 points.

Eastern Conference Standings

# Team W L PCT GB GP
1 Cleveland Cavaliers  56 23 .709 79
2 TorontoRaptors  52 26 .667 3.5 78
3 Atlanta Hawks  47 32 .595 9.0 79
4 Boston Celtics 46 32 .590 9.5 78
5 Miami Heat 46 32 .590 9.5 78
6 Charlotte Hornets 45 33 .577 10.5 78
7 Indiana Pacers 42 36 .538 13.5 78
8 Detroit Pistons 42 37 .532 14.0 79
9 Chicago Bulls 39 40 .494 17.0 79
10 Washington Wizards 38 40 .487 17.5 78
11 Orlando Magic 33 45 .423 22.5 78
12 Milwaukee Bucks 32 46 .410 23.5 78
13 New York Knicks 31 48 .392 25.0 79
14 Brooklyn Nets 21 57 .269 34.5 78
15 Philadelphia 76ers 10 68 .128 45.5 78

Western Conference Standings

# Team W L PCT GB GP
1 Golden State Warriors  70 9 .886 79
2 San Antonio Spurs  65 13 .833 4.5 78
3 Oklahoma City Thunder 54 25 .684 16.0 79
4 Los Angeles Clippers 50 28 .641 19.5 78
5 Memphis Grizzlies 42 36 .538 27.5 78
6 Portland Trail Blazers 43 37 .538 27.5 80
7 Dallas Mavericks 40 38 .513 29.5 78
8 Utah Jazz 39 39 .500 30.5 78
9 Houston Rockets 38 41 .481 32.0 79
10 Denver Nuggets 32 47 .405 38.0 79
11 Sacramento Kings 31 48 .392 39.0 79
12 New Orleans Pelicans 29 49 .372 40.5 78
13 Minnesota Timberwolves 27 52 .342 43.0 79
14 Phoenix Suns 21 58 .266 49.0 79
15 Los Angeles Lakers 16 62 .205 53.5 78
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