NBA Standings 2012: Knicks, Bucks In Battle For Final Eastern Conference Playoff Spot

The New York Knicks do not have a scheduled game for Saturday, but instead of play the Knicks and their fan base will be scoreboard watching. That's because the team behind them in the NBA standing, the ninth-place Milwaukee Bucks, is in action, as they host the Portland Trailblazer at the Bradley Center (7:30 p.m.).

A victory for the Bucks (27-28) would pull them withing a half game of the Knicks (28-27), who host the Eastern Conference' top team, the Chicago Bulls, on Sunday (1 p.m.). Including the upcoming games, the Knicks and Bucks both have 11 games remaining on their schedules.

Here's an updated look of the NBA standings:


Eastern Standings

GP W-L PCT
Chicago Bulls 56 43-13 .768
Miami Heat 54 39-15 .722
Indiana Pacers 55 34-21 .618
Boston Celtics 54 30-24 .556
Atlanta Hawks 56 33-23 .589
Orlando Magic 55 32-23 .582
Philadelphia 76ers 54 29-25 .537
New York Knicks 55 28-27 .509
Milwaukee Bucks 55 27-28 .491
Detroit Pistons 55 21-34 .382
Toronto Raptors 56 20-36 .357
New Jersey Nets 57 20-37 .351
Cleveland Cavaliers 53 18-35 .340
Washington Wizards 56 12-44 .214
Charlotte Bobcats 53 7-46 .132

For more on the Knicks, be sure to check out our blog Posting and Toasting along with SB Nation New York for all the latest updates and news.

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