NBA Conference Standings after Dec 20 in 1977-78 season

EASTERN CONFERENCE* - division leaders
Home Away Div Cnf Icf
*Philadelphia 19-10 .655 ---- 12-3 7-7 5-0 11-4 8-6
*Was Bullets 17-12 .586 2.0 11-3 6-9 6-1 10-3 7-9
Cleveland 16-12 .571 2.5 9-5 7-7 2-4 6-6 10-6
New York 16-14 .533 3.5 12-5 4-9 2-4 8-9 8-5
San Antonio 16-14 .533 3.5 10-4 6-10 2-2 9-5 7-9
Atlanta 15-14 .517 4.0 9-4 6-10 3-2 7-8 8-6
Buffalo 13-15 .464 5.5 9-5 4-10 4-2 8-5 5-10
NO Jazz 12-18 .400 7.5 9-5 3-13 1-4 4-7 8-11
Boston 10-18 .357 8.5 9-6 1-12 3-4 6-11 4-7
Houston 10-18 .357 8.5 8-6 2-12 2-3 5-8 5-10
New Jersey 7-23 .233 12.5 5-8 2-15 1-5 3-11 4-12
WESTERN CONFERENCE* - division leaders
Home Away Div Cnf Icf
*Portland 23-4 .852 ---- 15-0 8-4 5-0 10-2 13-2
Phoenix 18-10 .643 5.5 10-3 8-7 4-2 10-3 8-7
*Chicago 18-11 .621 6.0 12-2 6-9 3-1 7-4 11-7
Denver 18-12 .600 6.5 13-1 5-11 6-4 10-6 8-6
Milwaukee 17-14 .548 8.0 10-6 7-8 4-4 8-7 9-7
Seattle 15-18 .455 11.0 9-7 6-11 2-4 8-9 7-9
Golden State 13-16 .448 11.0 10-2 3-14 1-2 5-7 8-9
LA Lakers 13-17 .433 11.5 10-8 3-9 1-5 5-10 8-7
Kansas City 12-17 .414 12.0 9-6 3-11 3-4 5-8 7-9
Indiana 11-16 .407 12.0 8-6 3-10 4-5 6-13 5-3
Detroit 11-17 .393 12.5 8-8 3-9 2-4 4-9 7-8
Chicago 94, Atlanta 86
Portland 104, Boston 99
Seattle 93, Denver 88
Detroit 118, San Antonio 117
Buffalo 110, Houston 104
Phoenix 110, New York 99
LA Lakers 120, Was Bullets 115