NBA Division Standings after Dec 12 in 1996-97 season

EASTERN CONFERENCE
Atlantic Division Home Away Div Cnf Icf
Miami 17-5 .773 ---- 5-3 12-2 3-2 9-5 8-0
New York 14-6 .700 2.0 7-4 7-2 4-3 7-4 7-2
Orlando 9-8 .529 5.5 5-5 4-3 2-3 7-5 2-3
Was Bullets 8-11 .421 7.5 5-6 3-5 4-1 6-9 2-2
Philadelphia 7-13 .350 9.0 4-7 3-6 5-2 5-8 2-5
New Jersey 5-11 .312 9.0 3-6 2-5 1-4 1-7 4-4
Boston 5-14 .263 10.5 5-7 0-7 0-4 3-10 2-4
Central Division Home Away Div Cnf Icf
Chicago 18-3 .857 ---- 8-1 10-2 4-1 9-2 9-1
Detroit 16-4 .800 1.5 9-2 7-2 6-2 12-2 4-2
Atlanta 12-8 .600 5.5 7-1 5-7 4-4 7-7 5-1
Cleveland 12-8 .600 5.5 7-4 5-4 3-4 7-7 5-1
Charlotte 11-9 .550 6.5 6-2 5-7 4-3 6-6 5-3
Milwaukee 11-9 .550 6.5 7-5 4-4 2-4 7-6 4-3
Indiana 8-11 .421 9.0 3-4 5-7 0-2 2-5 6-6
Toronto 7-14 .333 11.0 7-7 0-7 2-5 4-9 3-5
WESTERN CONFERENCE
Midwest Division Home Away Div Cnf Icf
Houston 19-2 .905 ---- 10-1 9-1 5-0 13-1 6-1
Utah 17-3 .850 1.5 12-2 5-1 5-2 13-3 4-0
Dallas 8-12 .400 10.5 5-4 3-8 3-2 5-4 3-8
Minnesota 7-14 .333 12.0 5-3 2-11 3-3 6-10 1-4
Denver 5-17 .227 14.5 2-8 3-9 1-5 3-10 2-7
San Antonio 3-17 .150 15.5 2-8 1-9 0-5 1-14 2-3
Vancouver 3-19 .136 16.5 2-8 1-11 2-2 3-8 0-11
Pacific Division Home Away Div Cnf Icf
LA Lakers 17-7 .708 ---- 10-2 7-5 6-0 11-4 6-3
Seattle 16-8 .667 1.0 6-3 10-5 7-1 11-3 5-5
Portland 13-9 .591 3.0 7-3 6-6 3-3 10-5 3-4
Golden State 8-14 .364 8.0 5-7 3-7 1-6 5-10 3-4
LA Clippers 8-14 .364 8.0 4-7 4-7 1-2 6-7 2-7
Sacramento 8-14 .364 8.0 4-6 4-8 1-5 5-8 3-6
Phoenix 6-14 .300 9.0 4-6 2-8 2-4 4-9 2-5
Sacramento 93, Dallas 86
Houston 115, Detroit 96
New York 90, Golden State 79
Phoenix 95, Utah 87
LA Clippers 97, San Antonio 94
Milwaukee 100, Seattle 97
Portland 99, Vancouver 78