NBA Conference Standings after Dec 19 in 1997-98 season

EASTERN CONFERENCE* - division leaders
Home Away Div Cnf Icf
*Atlanta 19-6 .760 ---- 10-3 9-3 8-1 11-3 8-3
*Miami 16-8 .667 2.5 10-3 6-5 8-2 12-7 4-1
Indiana 16-8 .667 2.5 9-3 7-5 6-4 11-5 5-3
Charlotte 15-8 .652 3.0 10-2 5-6 7-4 11-7 4-1
Orlando 16-9 .640 3.0 7-4 9-5 5-1 10-4 6-5
Chicago 15-9 .625 3.5 11-1 4-8 4-4 10-7 5-2
Cleveland 15-9 .625 3.5 6-5 9-4 4-4 9-7 6-2
New York 15-10 .600 4.0 9-1 6-9 3-1 9-5 6-5
New Jersey 13-10 .565 5.0 8-2 5-8 3-3 7-7 6-3
Boston 11-12 .478 7.0 8-6 3-6 4-5 10-10 1-2
Washington 12-14 .462 7.5 7-5 5-9 2-7 4-14 8-0
Milwaukee 11-13 .458 7.5 7-5 4-8 2-5 7-9 4-4
Detroit 11-15 .423 8.5 8-5 3-10 2-5 8-9 3-6
Philadelphia 6-17 .261 12.0 4-9 2-8 2-8 2-15 4-2
Toronto 3-22 .120 16.0 2-11 1-11 1-7 2-14 1-8
WESTERN CONFERENCE* - division leaders
Home Away Div Cnf Icf
*Seattle 20-5 .800 ---- 11-1 9-4 5-0 11-2 9-3
LA Lakers 19-6 .760 1.0 10-1 9-5 3-2 15-2 4-4
*Houston 14-7 .667 4.0 9-3 5-4 4-1 10-6 4-1
Phoenix 14-8 .636 4.5 9-3 5-5 3-0 7-2 7-6
Utah 15-9 .625 4.5 10-2 5-7 7-1 10-7 5-2
Portland 14-9 .609 5.0 7-5 7-4 3-4 10-5 4-4
San Antonio 14-10 .583 5.5 9-3 5-7 8-3 10-7 4-3
Minnesota 10-13 .435 9.0 5-7 5-6 3-3 8-8 2-5
Vancouver 9-17 .346 11.5 7-4 2-13 3-8 6-12 3-5
Sacramento 8-17 .320 12.0 7-6 1-11 2-5 6-9 2-8
Golden State 5-17 .227 13.5 4-6 1-11 2-4 4-11 1-6
Dallas 5-19 .208 14.5 3-12 2-7 2-5 3-14 2-5
LA Clippers 5-20 .200 15.0 3-10 2-10 3-6 5-11 0-9
Denver 2-21 .087 17.0 2-8 0-13 1-7 2-11 0-10
Washington 106, Charlotte 86
Indiana 98, Detroit 90
LA Lakers 98, Atlanta 96
Miami 91, Philadelphia 84
Toronto 92, Milwaukee 91
New York 104, Cleveland 77
Houston 116, Sacramento 98
Portland 96, Vancouver 91