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Eastern Conference Losing Magic Numbers

How close is your team from being eliminated from winning a certain playoff spot? A Losing Magic Number is the number of games a team must lose to guarantee losing a given playoff spot. Click a team name to proceed to the team playoff picture page.

Eastern Conference Losing Magic Numbers
Record Rcrd Conference Playoff Spots No
Playoffs
No
POs
Team W L GPi
Games Played
82 game season
1*
First Round Home Field
Advantage
2*
First Round Home Field
Advantage
3*
First Round Home Field
Advantage
4*
First Round Home Field
Advantage
5 6 7**
Play-in
8**
Play-in
9**
Play-in
10**
Play-in
11
Celtics 64 18 82 MW ^ ^ ^ ^ ^ ^ ^ ^ ^ ^
Knicks 50 32 82 X MW ^ ^ ^ ^ ^ ^ ^ ^ ^
Bucks 49 33 82 X X MW ^ ^ ^ ^ ^ ^ ^ ^
Cavaliers 48 34 82 X X X MW ^ ^ ^ ^ ^ ^ ^
Magic 47 35 82 X X X X MW ^ ^ ^ ^ ^ ^
Pacers 47 35 82 X X X X X MW ^ ^ ^ ^ ^
Sixers 47 35 82 X X X X X X MW ^ ^ ^ ^
Heat 46 36 82 X X X X X X X MW ^ ^ ^
Bulls 39 43 82 X X X X X X X X MW ^ ^
Hawks 36 46 82 X X X X X X X X X MW ^
 
Nets 32 50 82 X X X X X X X X X X MW
Raptors 25 57 82 X X X X X X X X X X MW
Hornets 21 61 82 X X X X X X X X X X MW
Wizards 15 67 82 X X X X X X X X X X MW
Pistons 14 68 82 X X X X X X X X X X MW
  • Notes
  • ^ means the team will finish better than this spot
  • X means the team cannot win this spot
  • numeric indicates the number of games that must be lost to guarantee losing this spot
  • "MW" indicates the team Might Win the spot despite losing all of its remaining games
  • *  denotes first round home field advantage in the playoffs
  • ** denotes Play-in Tournament Participant