NBA Conference Standings after Dec 12 in 1997-98 season

EASTERN CONFERENCE* - division leaders
Home Away Div Cnf Icf
*Atlanta 16-5 .762 ---- 9-2 7-3 7-1 10-3 6-2
*Miami 14-6 .700 1.5 10-2 4-4 7-1 10-6 4-0
Cleveland 14-6 .700 1.5 5-3 9-3 4-2 9-4 5-2
Orlando 16-7 .696 1.0 7-3 9-4 5-1 10-4 6-3
Charlotte 13-7 .650 2.5 9-2 4-5 5-4 9-6 4-1
Indiana 12-8 .600 3.5 6-3 6-5 4-4 7-5 5-3
New York 12-9 .571 4.0 7-1 5-8 2-1 6-4 6-5
Chicago 12-9 .571 4.0 8-1 4-8 3-4 9-7 3-2
New Jersey 11-10 .524 5.0 6-2 5-8 3-3 6-7 5-3
Milwaukee 11-10 .524 5.0 7-4 4-6 2-3 7-6 4-4
Detroit 10-12 .455 6.5 7-5 3-7 2-4 7-6 3-6
Boston 9-11 .450 6.5 7-6 2-5 3-5 8-9 1-2
Washington 9-13 .409 7.5 4-5 5-8 1-7 2-13 7-0
Philadelphia 6-13 .316 9.0 4-7 2-6 2-5 2-12 4-1
Toronto 2-19 .095 14.0 1-9 1-10 0-5 1-11 1-8
WESTERN CONFERENCE* - division leaders
Home Away Div Cnf Icf
*Seattle 17-5 .773 ---- 9-1 8-4 3-0 8-2 9-3
LA Lakers 16-5 .762 0.5 9-1 7-4 3-2 13-2 3-3
Phoenix 13-5 .722 2.0 9-3 4-2 3-0 6-1 7-4
*Houston 12-6 .667 3.0 7-3 5-3 3-0 8-5 4-1
Portland 13-7 .650 3.0 6-4 7-3 3-3 9-4 4-3
Utah 13-8 .619 3.5 10-2 3-6 7-1 10-7 3-1
San Antonio 11-10 .524 5.5 7-3 4-7 6-3 8-7 3-3
Minnesota 8-12 .400 8.0 4-6 4-6 3-3 7-7 1-5
Vancouver 8-14 .364 9.0 6-4 2-10 2-6 5-9 3-5
Sacramento 7-14 .333 9.5 6-5 1-9 1-4 5-7 2-7
Dallas 5-16 .238 11.5 3-11 2-5 2-5 3-11 2-5
LA Clippers 4-18 .182 13.0 2-9 2-9 2-4 4-9 0-9
Golden State 3-16 .158 12.5 2-6 1-10 1-3 2-10 1-6
Denver 2-18 .100 14.0 2-7 0-11 1-6 2-9 0-9
Atlanta 83, LA Clippers 74
Charlotte 79, Chicago 77
Utah 68, Dallas 66
Philadelphia 106, Denver 91
Vancouver 95, Golden State 88
LA Lakers 119, Houston 102
Indiana 104, Miami 89
Seattle 111, Portland 98
Boston 97, Washington 88