The Atlanta Hawks are 2.5 games back of the Eastern Conference lead after back-to-back losses to the Pistons and the Celtics. Miami is percentage points ahead of the Knicks for first place in the conference. Atlanta has gone 5-5 over its last 10 games and remains in third place. Indiana has won seven of 10 and has closed to within a game of the Hawks in fourth place.
Chicago is in fifth place four games back and followed by the suddenly resurgent Brooklyn Nets. Milwaukee is on a four-game skid and drops to seventh while the Celtics round out the would be playoff order in eighth place with a 16-17 record.
Here is a look at the complete conference standings:
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Now here is a look at the up to the minute Southeast Division Standings: