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EASTERN CONFERENCE

 WLPct.GB  StreakHomeConf.
p-Milwaukee 5217.754—  W 227-535-8
p-Toronto 4920.7103  W 128-729-13
Philadelphia 4425.6388  W 328-925-16
Indiana 4425.6388  W 227-930-15
BOSTON 4227.60910  W 125-1028-13
Detroit 3533.51516½W 122-1324-21
Brooklyn 3634.51416½L 121-1625-20
Miami 3236.47119½L 116-2019-23
Orlando 3238.45720½W 119-1622-20
Charlotte 3137.45620½W 121-1424-20
Washington 2940.42023  L 121-1319-28
Atlanta 2445.34828  W 213-2113-31
*Chicago 1950.27533  L 38-2714-30
Cleveland 1752.24635  L 211-2413-34
New York 1356.18839  L 86-268-36

WESTERN CONFERENCE

 WLPct.GB  StreakHomeConf.
Golden State 4621.687—  W 124-1028-13
Denver 4522.6721  W 229-630-14
Houston 4326.6234  W 125-1024-18
Portland 4226.618W 325-923-21
Oklahoma City 4227.6095  L 123-925-20
San Antonio 4029.5807  W 727-727-19
Utah 3929.574W 222-1225-20
*LA Clippers 3930.5658  L 120-1325-21
Sacramento 3335.48513½L 320-1417-24
Minnesota 3237.46415  L 223-1019-24
LA Lakers 3138.44916  L 218-1621-23
New Orleans 3041.42318  L 518-1620-24
Memphis 2841.40619  L 118-1719-23
Dallas 2741.39719½L 721-1314-27
Phoenix 1654.22931½L 210-249-35

 * — Not including late game

 p — Clinched playoff berth

THE PLAYOFF FORMAT

 The three division champions in each conference, plus the next five teams with the best records, qualify. Seeding is based solely on record.

FRIDAY’S RESULTS

At Detroit 111LA Lakers 97At Houston 108Phoenix 102
At Phila. 123Sacramento 114Milwaukee 113at Miami 98
Charlotte 116at Washington 110At San Antonio 109New York 83
Portland 122at New Orleans 110Chicagoat LA Clippers

SATURDAY’S GAMES

Atlanta at BOSTON12:30Portland at San Antonio8:30
Phoenix at New Orleans7Golden St. at Okla. City8:30
Memphis at Washington7Indiana at Denver9
Cleveland at Dallas8:30Brooklyn at Utah9

THURSDAY’S RESULTS

At BOSTON 126Sacramento 120At Toronto 111LA Lakers 98
At Indiana 108Okla. City 106At Utah 120Minnesota 100
At Orlando 120Cleveland 91At Denver 100Dallas 99

Alex Bensley can be reached at (978)-877-8396 or alex.bensley@globe.com