If the Playoffs Started Today

based on current standings

Eastern Conference

1 Cleveland Cavaliers (39-16)

Games Remaining:
27 (12 Home, 15 Away)

vs  
8 Detroit Pistons (27-30)

Games Remaining:
25 (13 Home, 12 Away)

Regular Season Series: Tied 1 - 1 Nov 18: at Cleveland 104, Detroit 81 Dec 26: at Detroit 106, Cleveland 90 Mar 9: Cleveland at Detroit Mar 14: Detroit at Cleveland

2 Boston Celtics (37-20)

Games Remaining:
25 (13 Home, 12 Away)

vs  
7 Chicago Bulls (28-29)

Games Remaining:
25 (13 Home, 12 Away)

Regular Season Series: Chicago leads 2 - 1 Oct 27: at Chicago 105, Boston 99 Nov 2: at Boston 107, Chicago 100 Feb 16: at Chicago 104, Boston 103 Mar 12: Chicago at Boston

3 Washington Wizards (34-21)

Games Remaining:
27 (10 Home, 17 Away)

vs  
6 Indiana Pacers (29-28)

Games Remaining:
25 (11 Home, 14 Away)

Regular Season Series: Washington wins 3 - 1 Dec 19: at Indiana 107, Washington 105 Dec 28: at Washington 111, Indiana 105 Feb 10: at Washington 112, Indiana 107 Feb 16: Washington 111, at Indiana 98

4 Toronto Raptors (33-24)

Games Remaining:
25 (12 Home, 13 Away)

vs  
5 Atlanta Hawks (32-24)

Games Remaining:
26 (14 Home, 12 Away)

Regular Season Series: Tied 1 - 1 Dec 3: at Toronto 128, Atlanta 84 Dec 16: Atlanta 125, at Toronto 121 Mar 10: Toronto at Atlanta  

 

Western Conference

1 Golden State Warriors (47-9)

Games Remaining:
26 (14 Home, 12 Away)

vs  
8 Denver Nuggets (25-31)

Games Remaining:
26 (13 Home, 13 Away)

Regular Season Series: Golden State wins 2 - 1 Nov 10: Golden State 125, at Denver 101 Jan 2: at Golden State 127, Denver 119 Feb 13: at Denver 132, Golden State 110  

2 San Antonio Spurs (43-13)

Games Remaining:
26 (16 Home, 10 Away)

vs  
7 Oklahoma City Thunder (32-25)

Games Remaining:
25 (13 Home, 12 Away)

Regular Season Series: San Antonio leads 1 - 0 Jan 31: at San Antonio 108, Oklahoma City 94 Mar 9: San Antonio at Oklahoma City Mar 31: San Antonio at Oklahoma City  

3 Houston Rockets (40-18)

Games Remaining:
24 (13 Home, 11 Away)

vs  
6 Memphis Grizzlies (34-24)

Games Remaining:
24 (12 Home, 12 Away)

Regular Season Series: Memphis leads 2 - 1 Dec 23: at Memphis 115, Houston 109 Jan 13: Memphis 110, at Houston 105 Jan 21: Houston 119, at Memphis 95 Mar 4: Memphis at Houston

4 Los Angeles Clippers (35-21)

Games Remaining:
26 (15 Home, 11 Away)

vs  
5 Utah Jazz (35-22)

Games Remaining:
25 (10 Home, 15 Away)

Regular Season Series: Los Angeles leads 2 - 0 Oct 30: at Los Angeles 88, Utah 75 Feb 13: Los Angeles 88, at Utah 72 Mar 13: Los Angeles at Utah Mar 25: Utah at Los Angeles

In the Hunt

Team GB
Milwaukee Bucks (25-30)
Next Game: vs. Utah
1
Miami Heat (25-32)
Next Game: at Atlanta
2
 

In the Hunt

Team GB
Sacramento Kings (24-33)
Next Game: vs. Denver
1.5
Portland Trail Blazers (23-33)
Next Game: at Orlando
2

Games Behind

Headed for the Lottery

Team GB
Charlotte Bobcats (24-32)
2.5
New York Knicks (23-34)
4
Philadelphia 76ers (21-35)
5.5
Orlando Magic (21-37)
6.5
Brooklyn Nets (9-47)
17.5
 

Games Behind

Headed for the Lottery

Team GB
New Orleans Pelicans (23-34)
2.5
Dallas Mavericks (22-34)
3
Minnesota Timberwolves (22-35)
3.5
Los Angeles Lakers (19-39)
7
Phoenix Suns (18-39)
7.5