2024 NBA Standings: Latest Moves (After games played on March 29)

The race for NBA Playoff spots continues. Here are the 2024 NBA Standings and the latest moves after the games played on March 29, 2024.

Western Conference:

  1. Timberwolves move into 1st place after defeating Nuggets, edging out No. 2 Thunder via division tiebreaker.
  2. Thunder improve to 2nd place with a victory over Suns.
  3. Nuggets drop two places into 3rd after a home loss to Timberwolves, now half-game behind Timberwolves and Thunder.
  4. Clippers maintain their lead over Pelicans for No. 4 with a win over Magic.
  5. Mavericks rally past Kings to hold onto 6th place, taking a 1.5-game lead over No. 7 Suns.
  6. Suns remain in 7th despite loss to Thunder.
  7. Kings maintain their position at No. 8 despite defeat by Mavericks, trailing Suns by half a game.
  8. Lakers lose to Pacers, leading over Warriors for 9th shrinking to 1.5 games.
  9. Warriors cut deficit behind Lakers with a victory over Hornets.
  10. Rockets edge Jazz for their 11th straight victory, staying 1 game behind Warriors at No. 11.

Eastern Conference:

  1. Cavaliers move past Knicks into 3rd place with a victory over 76ers.
  2. Knicks fall to Spurs in OT, dropping half a game behind Cavaliers at No. 4.
  3. Magic remain at No. 5 but lead over Pacers drops to 1 game after defeat by Clippers.
  4. Pacers beat Lakers, pulling closer to Magic in 6th place.
  5. Heat hammer Trail Blazers to maintain 1-game deficit behind Pacers in 7th.
  6. 76ers drop 1.5 games behind Heat at No. 8 with a loss to Cavaliers.
  7. Bulls lose to Nets as lead over Hawks for 9th falls to half a game.

2024 NBA Playoffs Bracket (If the regular season ended after games played on March 29)

Western Conference:

  • (1) Timberwolves vs. (8) Play-In Winner
  • (2) Thunder vs. (7) Play-In Winner
  • (3) Nuggets vs. (6) Mavericks
  • (4) Clippers vs. (5) Pelicans

Eastern Conference:

  • (1) Celtics vs. (8) Play-In Winner
  • (2) Bucks vs. (7) Play-In Winner
  • (3) Cavaliers vs. (6) Pacers
  • (4) Knicks vs. (5) Magic

2024 SoFi NBA Play-In Tournament Bracket (If the regular season ended after games played on March 29)

Western Conference:

  • (7) Suns vs. (8) Kings
  • (9) Lakers vs. (10) Warriors

Eastern Conference:

  • (7) Heat vs. (8) 76ers
  • (9) Bulls vs. (10) Hawks
MORE STORIES: Standings update as at March 28

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