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NBA Standings 2012: Knicks Vs. Bucks Crucial To Eastern Conference Playoff Race

The New York Knicks have played many opponents this season more glamorous than the Milwaukee Bucks. But none of those prior glamour games has carried as much weight as their outing in Milwaukee on Wednesday night.

The Knicks currently sit in the Eastern Conference's eighth seed, one game behind the Philadelphia 76ers and one game ahead of Milwaukee. As such, Wednesday night's game is crucial to the Eastern Conference playoff race.

The complete 2012 NBA standings follow:


Eastern Standings

GP W-L PCT
Chicago Bulls 58 44-14 .759
Miami Heat 56 40-16 .714
Indiana Pacers 57 35-22 .614
Boston Celtics 57 33-24 .579
Atlanta Hawks 57 34-23 .596
Orlando Magic 58 34-24 .586
Philadelphia 76ers 57 30-27 .526
New York Knicks 57 29-28 .509
Milwaukee Bucks 57 28-29 .491
Detroit Pistons 57 21-36 .368
New Jersey Nets 59 21-38 .356
Cleveland Cavaliers 55 19-36 .345
Toronto Raptors 58 20-38 .345
Washington Wizards 58 14-44 .241
Charlotte Bobcats 56 7-49 .125

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