Archive for March, 2012

Men’s Final Four 1939-2012

This afternoon the the 2012 Men’s Final Four tips-off in New Orleans so let’s take a look at the past from this event. Final Four teams 1939-2012 (Champion on far right, opponent next than other two Final Four teams, teams seed in tournament listed next to name. 2012 not in that format but by seed)

2012 – New Orleans, LA (Louisiana Superdome)/Champion:
1 Kentucky                          2 Ohio State                       2 Kansas                               4 Louisville
2011 – Houston, TX (Reliant Stadium)/Champion: Connecticut
3 Connecticut                    8 Butler                                                4 Kentucky                          11 VCU
2010 – Indianapolis, IN (Lucas Oil Field)/Champion: Duke
1 Duke                                  5 Butler                                                2 West Virginia                  5 Michigan State
2009 – Detroit, MI (Ford Field)/Champion: North Carolina
1 North Carolina               2 Michigan State               1 Connecticut                    3 Villanova
2008 – San Antonio, TX (Alamodome)/Champion: Connecticut
1 Kansas                               1 Memphis                         1 North Carolina               1 UCLA
2007 – Atlanta, GA (Georgia Dome)/Champion: Florida
1 Florida                               1 Ohio State                       2 Georgetown                   2 UCLA
2006 – Indianapolis, IN (RCA Dome)/Champion: Florida
3 Florida                               2 UCLA                                  4 LSU                                     11 George Mason
2005 – St. Louis, MO (Edward Jones Dome)/Champion: North Carolina
1 North Carolina               1 Illinois                                4 Louisville                          5 Michigan State
2004 – San Antonio, TX (Alamodome)/Champion: Connecticut
2 Connecticut                    3 Georgia Tech                  1 Duke                                  2 Oklahoma State
2003 – New Orleans, LA (Louisiana Superdome)/Champion: Syracuse
3 Syracuse                           2 Kansas                               1 Texas                                 3 Marquette
2002 – Atlanta, GA (Georgia Dome)/Champion: Maryland
1 Maryland                         5 Indiana                              1 Kansas                               2 Oklahoma
2001 – Minneapolis, MN (HHH Metrodome)/Champion: Duke
1 Duke                                  2 Arizona                             1 Michigan State               3 Maryland
2000 – Indianapolis, IN (RCA Dome)/Champion: Michigan State
1 Michigan State               5 Florida                               8 North Carolina               8 Wisconsin
1999 – St. Petersburg, FL (Tropicana Field)/Champion: Connecticut
1 Connecticut                    1 Duke                                  1 Michigan State               4 Ohio State
1998 – San Antonio, TX (Alamodome)/Champion: Kentucky
2 Kentucky                          3 Utah                                   1 North Carolina               3 Stanford
1997 – Indianapolis, IN (RCA Dome)/Champion: Arizona
4 Arizona                             1 Kentucky                          1 North Carolina               1 Minnesota
1996 – East Rutherford, N.J. (Continental Airlines Arena)/Champion: Kentucky
1 Kentucky                          4 Syracuse                           1 Massachusetts              5 Mississippi State
1995 – Seattle, WA (Kingdome)/Champion: UCLA
1 UCLA                                  2 Arkansas                          2 North Carolina               4 Oklahoma State
1994 – Charlotte, N.C. (Charlotte Coliseum)/Champion: Arkansas
1 Arkansas                          2 Duke                                  2 Arizona                             3 Florida
1993 – New Orleans, LA (Louisiana Superdome)/Champion: North Carolina
1 North Carolina               1 Michigan                          1 Kentucky                          2 Kansas
1992 – Minneapolis, MN (HHH Metrodome)/Champion: Duke
1 Duke                                  6 Michigan                          2 Indiana                              4 Cincinnati
1991 – Indianapolis, IN (Hoosier Dome)/Champion: Duke
1 Duke                                  3 Kansas                               1 UNLV                                 2 North Carolina
1990 – Denver, CO (McNichols Sports Arena)/Champion: UNLV
1 UNLV                                 3 Duke                                  4 Arkansas                          4 Georgia Tech
1989 – Seattle, WA (Kingdome)/Champion: Michigan
3 Michigan                          3 Seton Hall                        1 Illinois                                2 Duke
1988 – Kansas City, MO (Kemper Arena)/Champion: Kansas
6 Kansas                               1 Oklahoma                        1 Arizona                             2 Duke
1987 – New Orleans, LA (Louisiana Superdome)/Champion: Indiana
1 Indiana                              2 Syracuse                           1 UNLV                                 6 Providence
1986 – Dallas, TX (Reunion Arena)/Champion: Louisville
2 Louisville                          1 Duke                                  1 Kansas                               11 LSU
1985 – Lexington, KY (Rupp Arena)/Champion: Villanova
8 Villanova                          1 Georgetown                   1 St. John’s                         2 Memphis State
1984 – Seattle, WA (Kingdome)/Champion: Georgetown
1 Georgetown                   2 Houston                           1 Kentucky                          7 Virginia
1983 – Albuquerque, NM (The Pit)/Champion: North Carolina State
6 North Carolina State    1 Houston                           1 Louisville                          4 Georgia
1982 – New Orleans, LA (Louisiana Superdome)/Champion: North Carolina
1 North Carolina               1 Georgetown                   3 Louisville                          6 Houston
1981 – Philadelphia, PA (The Spectrum)/Champion: Indiana
3 Indiana                              2 North Carolina               1 Virginia                              1 LSU
1980 – Indianapolis, IN (Market Square Arena)/Champion: Louisville
2 Louisville                          8 UCLA                                  5 Iowa                                   6 Purdue
1979 – Salt Lake City, UT (Huntsman Center)/Champion: Michigan State
2 Michigan State               1 Indiana State                  2 DePaul                              9 Pennslyvania
1978 – St. Louis, MO (The Checkerdome)/Champion: Kentucky
Kentucky                             Duke                                     Arkansas                              Notre Dame
1977 –Atlanta, GA (The Omni)/Champion: Marquette
Marquette                          North Carolina                   UNLV                                    UNC-Charlotte
1976 – Philadelphia, PA (The Spectrum)/Champion: Indiana
Indiana                                 Michigan                              UCLA                                     Rutgers
1975 – San Diego, CA (Valley View Casino Center)/Champion: UCLA
UCLA                                     Kentucky                             Louisville                              Syracuse
1974 – Greensboro, N.C. (Greensboro Coliseum)/Champion: North Carolina State
North Carolina State       Marquette                          UCLA                                     Kansas
1973 – St. Louis, MO (St. Louis Arena)/Champion: UCLA
UCLA                                     Memphis State                 Indiana                                 Providence
1972 – Los Angeles, CA (Memorial Sports Arena)/Champion: UCLA
UCLA                                     Florida State                       North Carolina                   Louisville
1971 – Houston, TX (Astrodome)/Champion: UCLA
UCLA                                     Villanova                              Western Kentucky          Kansas
1970 – College Park, MD (Cole Field House)/Champion: UCLA
UCLA                                     Jacksonville                        New Mexico State           St. Bonaventure
1969 – Louisville, KY (Freedom Hall)/Champion: UCLA
UCLA                                     Purdue                                 Drake                                    North Carolina
1968 – Los Angeles, CA (Sports Arena)/Champion: UCLA
UCLA                                     North Carolina                   Ohio State                           Houston
1967 – Louisville, KY (Freedom Hall)/Champion: UCLA
UCLA                                     Dayton                                 Houston                               North Carolina
1966 – College Park, MD (Cole Field House)/Champion: Texas Western
Texas Western                  Kentucky                             Duke                                     Utah
1965 – Portland, OR (Memorial Coliseum)/Champion: UCLA
UCLA                                     Michigan                              Princeton                            Wichita State
1964 – Kansas City, MO (Municipal Auditorium)/Champion: UCLA
UCLA                                     Duke                                     Michigan                              Kansas State
1963 – Louisville, KY (Freedom Hall)/Champion: Loyola (IL)
Loyola (IL)                           Cincinnati                            Duke                                     Oregon State
1962 – Louisville, KY (Freedom Hall)/Champion: Cincinnati
Cincinnati                            Ohio State                           Wake Forest                      UCLA
1961 – Kansas City, MO (Municipal Auditorium)/Champion: Cincinnati
Cincinnati                            Ohio State                           St. Joseph’s                        Utah
1960 – San Francisco, CA (Cow Palace)/Champion: Ohio State
Ohio State                           California                             Cincinnati                            New York University
1959 – Louisville, KY (Freedom Hall)/Champion: California
California                             West Virginia                     Cincinnati                            Louisville
1958 – Louisville, KY (Freedom Hall)/Champion: Kentucky
Kentucky                             Seattle University            Temple                                 Kansas State
1957 – Kansas City, MO (Municipal Auditorium)/Champion: North Carolina
North Carolina                   Kansas                                  San Francisco                     Michigan State
1956 – Evanston, IL (McGaw Hall)/Champion: San Francisco
San Francisco                     Iowa                                      Temple                                 SMU
1955 – Kansas City, MO (Municipal Auditorium)/Champion: San Francisco
San Francisco                     La Salle                                 Colorado                              Iowa
1954 – Kansas City, MO (Municipal Auditorium)/Champion: La Salle
La Salle                                 Bradley                                 Penn State                          Southern California
1953 – Kansas City, MO (Municipal Auditorium)/Champion: Indiana
Indiana                                 Kansas                                  Washington                        LSU
1952 – Seattle, WA (Hec Edmundson Pavilion)/Champion: Kansas
Kansas                                  St. John’s                             Illinois                                   Santa Clara
1951 – Minneapolis, MN (Williams Arena)/Champion: Kentucky
Kentucky                             Kansas State                      Illinois                                   Oklahoma State
1950 – New York City, N.Y. (Madison Square Garden)/Champion: City College of New York
CCNY                                     Bradley                                 North Carolina State       Baylor
1949 – Seattle, WA (Hec Edmundson Pavilion)/Champion: Kentucky
Kentucky                             Oklahoma State                                Illinois                                   Oregon State
1948 – New York City, N.Y. (Madison Square Garden)/Champion: Kentucky
Kentucky                             Baylor                                   Holy Cross                           Kansas State
1947 – New York City, N.Y. (Madison Square Garden)/Champion: Holy Cross
Holy Cross                           Oklahoma                           Texas                                    CCNY
1946 – New York City, N.Y. (Madison Square Garden)/Champion: Oklahoma State
Oklahoma State                                North Carolina                   Ohio State                           California
1945 – New York City, N.Y. (Madison Square Garden)/Champion: Oklahoma State
Oklahoma State                                New York University       Arkansas                              Ohio State
1944 – New York City, N.Y. (Madison Square Garden)/Champion: Utah
Utah                                      Dartmouth                          Iowa State                          Ohio State
1943 – New York City, N.Y. (Madison Square Garden)/Champion: Wyoming
Wyoming                             Georgetown                      DePaul                                  Texas
1942 – Kansas City, MO (Municipal Auditorium)/Champion: Stanford
Stanford                              Dartmouth                          Colorado                              Kentucky
1941 – Kansas City, MO (Municipal Auditorium)/Champion: Wisconsin
Wisconsin                            Washington State            Arkansas                              Pittsburgh
1940 – Kansas City, MO (Municipal Auditorium)/Champion: Indiana
Indiana                                 Kansas                                  Duquesne                           Southern California
1939 – Evansville, IL (Patten Gymnasium)/Champion: Oregon
Oregon                                 Ohio State                           Oklahoma State                                Villanova

Friday’s Weekend Primer

Getting you set for the Weekend:

Tomorrow the two national semifinals will be played, so get use to me using this at least twice more

First Quarter: Final Four Weekend

Final Four/Mercedes-Benz Louisiana Superdome/New Orleans, Louisiana
1) 4 Louisville Cardinals/Big East (30-9) v. 1 Kentucky Wildcats/SEC (36-2), 5:09 pm/CBS
2) 2 Ohio State Buckeyes/Big Ten (31-7) v. 2 Kansas Jayhawks/Big XII (31-6), 7:49 pm/CBS
Women’s Final Four/Pepsi Center/Denver, Colorado
3) 1 Connecticut Huskies/Big East (33-4) v. 1 Notre Dame Fighting Irish/Big East (34-3), 5:30 pm/ESPN
4) 1 Stanford Cardinal/Pacific 12 (35-1) v. 1 Baylor Bears/ Big XII (38-8), 7:30 pm/ESPN

Second Quarter: NHL

1) NHL Schedule
2) Playoff scenarios for Friday
3) Battle for eighth
4) TV: Fri – Dallas @ Vancouver 9pm NBCSN, Sun – Philadelphia @ Pittsburgh 11:30 am NBC, Boston @ NY Rangers 6 pm NBCSN

Third Quarter:

1) NBA Schedule
2) ESPN on Friday – Dallas Mavericks @ Orlando Magic, 7 pm & Portland Trailblazers @ Los Angeles Clippers, 9:30 pm
3) NBA TV on Saturday – Cleveland Cavaliers @ New York Knicks, 6:30 pm & New Jersey Nets @ Sacramento Kings, 9 pm
4) ABC on Sunday – Chicago Bulls @ Oklahoma City Thunder, Noon & Miami Heat @ Boston Celtics, 2:30 pm

Fourth Quarter: NCAA Hockey/MLB/College Baseball/Wrestlemania XXVIII

1) NCAA Hockey Bracket
2) MLB Spring Training Schedule
3) College Baseball
4) Wrestlemania XXVIII/Miami Gardens, FL/Sun Life Stadium

Have a great weekend and see you on Monday! Thanks for reading Four Quarters! Also follow me on twitter @MikeVmos

Thursday w/ 4Quarters

Almost done with the week here are four Thursday topics for you

Since this is the time of the year which banners for next year will be won I celebrate it. Photo via Puck Daddy

First Quarter: College Basketball

1) NIT Finals (Madison Square Garden/New York City, N.Y.): Minnesota Golden Gophers v. Stanford Cardinal, 6 pm/ESPN
2) Final Four (Louisiana Superdome/New Orleans, LA): Kentucky v. Louisville, Kansas v. Ohio State on Saturday
3) Women’s Final Four (Pepsi Center/Denver, CO): Baylor v. Stanford, Notre Dame v. Connecticut on Sunday
4) Tonight on ESPN is the annual Three point/Slam Dunk competition that happens Final Four week, 8 pm/ESPN

Second Quarter: MLB

1) Opening Series in Tokyo, Japan: Seattle Mariners (1-1) 1 v. Oakland Athletics (1-1) 4
2) Here are your Spring Training standings
3) In addition today’s Grapefruit and Cactus League scoreboards
4) Lastly an article from MLB.com about teams using plan B at this point

Third Quarter: NHL

1) Tonight’s schedule
2) Today’s NHL.com Playoff Pulse
3) St. Louis Blues (48-20-9, 105pts) @ Chicago Blackhawks (42-26-9, 93pts), 7:30 pm
4) San Jose Sharks (39-28-10, 88pts) @ Phoenix Coyotes (37-27-13, 87pts), 9 pm

Fourth Quarter: NBA

1) Here is the schedule in the assosciation tonight
2) Dallas Mavericks (29-22) @ Miami Heat (35-13), 7 pm/TNT
3) Oklahoma City Thunder (38-12) @ Los Angeles Lakers (31-19), 9:30 pm/TNT
4) Today’s look at the standings

The Wednesday Edition

It’s the middle of the week

 

Phoenix lost to San Antonio last night so they need a win tonight against LA (Clippers)

First Quarter: NHL

Six NHL games tonight, I give you the four games with the biggest bearing on the NHL playoffs

1) Dallas Stars (41-30-5, 87pts) @ Edmonton Oilers (31-36-9, 71pts), 8:30 pm
2) Los Angeles Kings (37-27-12, 86pts) @ Calgary Flames (35-27-15, 85pts), 8:30 pm
3) San Jose Sharks (39-27-10, 88pts) @ Anaheim Ducks (32-33-11, 75pts), 9 pm/NBC Sports Network
4) Colorado Avalanche (40-32-6, 86pts) @ Vancouver Canucks (46-21-9, 101pts), 9 pm

Second Quarter: NBA action

Today’s schedule

1) Orlando Magic (32-18) @ New York Knicks (25-25), 6 pm/ESPN
2) Chicago Bulls (40-11) @ Atlanta HAwks (30-21), 6:30 pm
3) Utah Jazz (27-23) @ Boston Celtics (27-22), 6:30 pm
4) Phoenix Suns (25-25) @ Los Angeles Clippers (28-21), 9:30 pm

Third Quarter: College Basketball

For a Wednesday night here is the  CITCBI of games

1) CBI Finals Game 2: Washington State Cougars (19-16) @ Pittsburgh Panthers (20-17), 6 pm/WSU leads best-of-three 1-0
2) CIT Championship Game: Mercer Bears (26-11) @ Utah State Aggies (21-15), 8 pm/FCS
3) Women’s Final Four Match-Ups: 1 Baylor Bears v. 1 Stanford Cardinal, 1 Notre Dame Fighting Irish v. 1 Connecticut Huskies
4) NIT Finals: 6 Minnesota Golden Gophers v. 3 Stanford Cardinals on Thursday  night

Fourth Quarter: MLB/NCAA Baseball/NFL

1) Opening Series in Tokyo, Japan: Seattle Mariners 3 v. Oakland Athletics 1 F/11
2) More baseball as the Dodgers have a new ownership group
3) I attended UNOmaha taking on Creighton last night the Mavs won 3-2 at TD Ameritrade Park, here’s today’s schedule 
4) NFL.com looks at new rule changes coming to this season

2012 MLB Predictions Sure to go Wrong

Tomorrow the 2012 season begins with the Seattle Mariners taking on the Oakland Athletics in Tokyo, Japan. Next week when what I recognize and I’m sure most will acknowledge Opening Day being next week with the St. Louis Cardinals at the newly minted Miami Marlins. None the less here are my 2012 MLB predictions sure to go wrong and next week we’ll have a roundtable discussion on this and more. So here we go …

Kansas City hosts the All-Star Game in July will that be the only highlight in the city of fountains?

American League –

AL East:
1. Tampa Bay Rays 2. New York Yankees (WC) 3. Toronto Blue Jays 4. Boston Red Sox 5. Baltimore Orioles

AL Central:
1. Detroit Tigers 2. Cleveland Indians 3. Minnesota Twins 4. Kansas City Royals 5. Chicago White Sox

AL West:
1. Texas Rangers 2. Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim (WC) 3. Oakland Athletics 4. Seattle Mariners

National League –

NL East:
1. Atlanta Braves 2. Washington Nationals (WC) 3. Philadelphia Phillies (WC) 4. Miami Marlins 5. New York Mets

NL Central:
1. St. Louis Cardinals 2. Milwaukee Brewers 3. Cincinnati Reds 4. Pittsburgh Pirates 5. Chicago Cubs 6. Houston Astros

NL West:
1. San Francisco Giants 2. Colorado Rockies 3. Arizona Diamondbacks 4. Los Angeles Dodgers 5. San Diego Padres

MLB Playoffs –

Wildcard Game
AL: New York Yankees over Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim 
NL: Philadelphia Phillies over Washington Nationals

Divisional Series 
ALDS: Detroit Tigers over New York Yankees, Tampa Bay Rays over Texas Rangers
NLDS: San Francisco Giants over Philadelphia Phillies, Atlanta Braves over St. Louis Cardinals

League Championship Series
ALCS: Detroit Tigers over Tampa Bay Rays
NLCS: San Francisco Giants over Atlanta Braves

2012 World Series: Detroit Tigers over San Francisco Giants

Tuesday = Lots of Links

Tuesday is link day!

Creighton and UNO tangle at TD Ameritrade tonight

First Quarter: NCAA Men’s Basketball

1) Up to date NCAA women’s bracket with the other half of the Final Four determine
2) Men’s bracket
3) NIT bracket with the semifinals in New York at MSG
4) Frank Martin leaving K-State for South Carolina

Second Quarter: MLB

1) UniWatch breaks down MLB 2012 uniforms in their 14th annual preview
2) MLB.com looks at the NL Central
3) Tomorrow the season starts in Japan with the Mariners and A’s
4) Mike Aviles won the Red Sox starting SS job which has me straching my head

Third Quarter: NHL

1) Tonight’s schedule
2) NHL.com if the playoffs started today
3) In addition here are the numbers for the last spot in both conferences
4) Trending Topics

Fourth Quarter: NBA

1) Tonight’s schedule
2) ESPN.com has a NBA Playoff simulator
3) ESPN’s Daily Dime
4) NBA.com Power Rankings

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Monday Edition

Here are four Monday topics for you to start the week

First Quarter: College Basketball Part I

NCAA Final Four (New Orleans, March 31-April 2/Mercedes-Benz Superdome):
1: 4 Louisville Cardinals/West Regional Champs (30-9) v. 1 Kentucky Wildcats/South Regional Champs (36-2), 5:09 pm/CBS 
2. 2 Ohio State Buckeyes/East Regional Champs (31-7) v. 2 Kansas Jayhawks/Midwest Regional Champs (31-6), 7:49 pm/CBS
NIT Final Four (New York, New York, March 27-29/Madison Square Garden)
3. 5 Massachusetts Minutemen (25-11) v. 3 Stanford Cardinal (24-11), 6 pm/ESPN2
4. 6 Minnesota Golden Gophers (22-14) v. 1 Washington Huskies (24-10), 8 pm/ESPN2

Second Quarter: College Basketball Part II (Women’s Elite 8 Match-Ups)

Monday Regional Finals (Des Moines/Fresno)
1. Des Moines, IA (Wells Fargo Arena): 2 Tennessee Volunteers (27-8) v. 1 Baylor Bears (37-0), 6 pm/ESPN
2. Fresno, CA (Save Mart Center): 2 Duke Blue Devils (27-5) v. 1 Stanford Cardinal (34-1), 8 pm/ESPN
Tuesday Regional Finals (Kingston/Raleigh)
3. Kingston, R.I. (Ryan Center): 2 Kentucky Wildcats (28-6) v. 1 Connecticut Huskies (32-4), 6 pm/ESPN 
4. Raleigh, N.C. (RBC Center): 2 Maryland Terrapins (31-4) v. 1 Notre Dame Fighting Irish (33-3), 8 pm/ESPN

Third Quarter: NHL

Your weekly look at the NHL playoff standings 03/26, X = Clinched Playoff Berth, Y = Clinched Division 

East –

Last Week: 1. New York Rangers (95pts) 2. Boston Bruins (85pts) 3. Florida Panthers (83pts) 4. Pittsburgh Penguins (94pts) 5. Philadelphia Flyers (92pts) 6. New Jersey Devils (87pts) 7. Ottawa Senators (84pts) 8. Washington Capitals (78pts) Outside the Playoffs 9. Winnipeg Jets (76pts) 10. Buffalo Sabres (76pts) 11. Carolina Hurricanes (73pts) 12. Toronto Maple Leafs (72pts)

Today: X – 1 New York Rangers (101pts) 2. Boston Bruins (91pts) 3. Florida Panthers (87pts) X – 4. Pittsburgh Penguins (100pts) X – 5. Philadelphia Flyers (96pts) 6. New Jersey Devils (90pts) 7. Ottawa Senatos (86pts) 8. Washington Capitals (84pts) 9. Buffalo Sabres (84pts) 10. Winnipeg Jets (78pts) 

West –

Last Week: 1. St. Louis Blues (100pts) 2. Vancouver Canucks (94pts) 3. Dallas Stars (83pts) 4. Nashville Predators (92pts) 5. Detroit Red Wings (92pts) 6. Chicago Blackhawks (88pts) 7. Phoenix Coyotes (83pts) 8. Colorado Avalanche (83pts) Outside the Playoffs 9. San Jose Sharks (82pts) 10. Los Angeles Kings (82pts) 11. Calgary Flames (81pts)

Today: X – 1. St. Louis Blues (103pts) XY – 2. Vancouver Canucks (99pts) 3. Dallas Stars (87pts) 4. Nashville Predators (96pts) 5. Detroit Red Wings (95pts) 6. Chicago Blackhawks (92pts) 7. Phoenix Coyotes (87pts) 8. Los Angeles Kings (86pts) 9. San Jose Sharks (86pts) 10. Colorado Avalanche (86pts) 11. Calgary Flames (83pts)

Complete NHL Standings

Fourth Quarter: NBA

NBA playoff standings as of today 3/26, X – Clinched Playoff Berth, Y – Clinched Division

East –

Last Week: 1. Chicago Bulls (37-10) 2. Miami Heat (33-11) 3. Orlando Magic (29-17) 4. Philadelphia 76ers (25-20) 5. Indiana Pacers (25-18) 6. Atlanta Hawks (26-19) 7. Boston Celtics (23-21) 8. New York Knicks (21-24) 9. Milwaukee Bucks (20-24) 10. Cleveland Cavaliers (16-26)

Today: X – 1. Chicago Bulls (40-10) 2. Miami Heat (35-12) 3. Orlando Magic (31-18) 4. Philadelphia 76ers (27-22) 5. Atlanta Hawks (30-20) 6. Indiana Pacers (28-19) 7. Boston Celtics (26-22) 8. New York Knicks (24-25) 9. Milwaukee Bucks (22-26) 10. Cleveland Cavaliers (17-29)

West –

Last Week – 1 Oklahoma City Thunder (34-10) 2. San Antonio Spurs (29-14) 3. Los Angeles Lakers (28-17) 4. Los Angeles Clippers (26-18) 5. Memphis Grizzlies (25-18) 6. Dallas Mavericks (26-20) 7. Denver Nuggets (25-20) 8. Houston Rockets (24-20) 9. Phoenix Suns (23-22) 10. Utah Jazz (23-22) 11. Minnesota Timberwolves (22-24) 12. Portland Trailblazers (21-24) 13. Golden State Warriors (18-24)

Today – 1 Oklahoma City Thunder (37-12) 2. San Antonio Spurs (33-14) 3. Los Angeles Lakers (30-19) 4. Los Angeles Clippers (27-21) 5. Dallas Mavericks (28-22) 6. Memphis Grizzlies (26-21) 7. Utah Jazz (26-23) 8. Houston Rockets (26-23) 9. Denver Nuggets (26-23) 10. Phoenix Suns (25-24) 11. Minnesota Timberwolves (24-26) 12. Portland Trailblazers (23-26) 13. Golden State Warriors (20-27)

Complete NBA Standings