NBA Division Standings after Dec 18 in 1996-97 season

EASTERN CONFERENCE
Atlantic Division Home Away Div Cnf Icf
Miami 18-6 .750 ---- 6-4 12-2 3-2 10-6 8-0
New York 16-7 .696 1.5 9-4 7-3 4-3 7-5 9-2
Was Bullets 11-12 .478 6.5 6-6 5-6 4-1 6-9 5-3
Orlando 9-11 .450 7.0 5-6 4-5 2-3 7-6 2-5
Philadelphia 7-16 .304 10.5 4-8 3-8 5-2 5-11 2-5
New Jersey 5-15 .250 11.0 3-8 2-7 1-4 1-11 4-4
Boston 5-17 .227 12.0 5-8 0-9 0-4 3-13 2-4
Central Division Home Away Div Cnf Icf
Chicago 21-3 .875 ---- 10-1 11-2 5-1 11-2 10-1
Detroit 19-4 .826 1.5 11-2 8-2 7-2 15-2 4-2
Cleveland 15-8 .652 5.5 9-4 6-4 3-4 8-7 7-1
Atlanta 14-8 .636 6.0 8-1 6-7 4-4 8-7 6-1
Charlotte 13-10 .565 7.5 7-2 6-8 4-4 8-7 5-3
Milwaukee 13-10 .565 7.5 8-6 5-4 2-4 9-6 4-4
Indiana 11-11 .500 9.0 4-4 7-7 0-2 5-5 6-6
Toronto 8-16 .333 13.0 7-8 1-8 2-6 5-11 3-5
WESTERN CONFERENCE
Midwest Division Home Away Div Cnf Icf
Houston 21-3 .875 ---- 10-1 11-2 5-1 15-2 6-1
Utah 18-4 .818 2.0 13-2 5-2 5-2 13-3 5-1
Dallas 8-14 .364 12.0 5-5 3-9 3-3 5-5 3-9
Minnesota 8-16 .333 13.0 6-4 2-12 3-3 7-11 1-5
Denver 6-19 .240 15.5 3-8 3-11 1-5 4-10 2-9
Vancouver 5-20 .200 16.5 4-8 1-12 3-2 4-9 1-11
San Antonio 4-17 .190 15.5 3-8 1-9 1-5 2-14 2-3
Pacific Division Home Away Div Cnf Icf
LA Lakers 19-8 .704 ---- 11-2 8-6 7-0 12-4 7-4
Seattle 18-9 .667 1.0 7-4 11-5 9-1 13-4 5-5
Portland 13-12 .520 5.0 7-5 6-7 3-5 10-8 3-4
LA Clippers 10-14 .417 7.5 6-7 4-7 3-2 8-7 2-7
Golden State 9-17 .346 9.5 6-8 3-9 1-7 6-11 3-6
Phoenix 8-16 .333 9.5 6-6 2-10 2-5 5-11 3-5
Sacramento 8-17 .320 10.0 4-7 4-10 1-6 5-10 3-7
Indiana 102, Orlando 95 (2OT)
LA Lakers 111, Milwaukee 105
Golden State 123, Minnesota 96
Cleveland 99, New Jersey 81
Detroit 112, New York 78
Denver 95, Sacramento 79
Seattle 106, Portland 102
Phoenix 114, Was Bullets 107