2012 NBA standings: Warriors chasing Clippers, Kings stay stuck in the basement

USA TODAY Sports

The Warriors trail the surging Clippers by 2.5 games in the Pacific Division standings, while the Kings are alone in last place.

After winning seven of their last nine games, the Golden State Warriors have managed to stay in reach of a red-hot Los Angeles Clippers club that has won 11-consecutive games.

The Warriors (17-9) trail the Clippers by 2.5 games in the Pacific Division standings after losing at shootout with the Sacramento Kings, 131-127, on Wednesday night. Golden State is currently in fifth place in the Western Conference standings, trailing the San Antonio Spurs and the Memphis Grizzlies by 1.5 games, the No. 2 Clippers by 2.5 games and the Oklahoma City Thunder by 4.5 games.

The Kings (8-17) snapped a five-game skid with the upset win over Golden State on Wednesday. Sacramento is alone at the bottom of the Pacific Division standings, trailing the Phoenix Suns by 2.5 games. The Kings currently have the second-worst record in the Western Conference, with the New Orleans Hornets (5-20) being the only team with a worse record.

The complete Pacific Division standings are as follows:


Pacific Standings

W L PCT GB STRK
Los Angeles Clippers 19 6 .760 0 Won 11
Golden State 17 9 .653 2.5 Lost 1
Los Angeles Lakers 12 14 .461 7.5 Won 3
Phoenix 11 15 .423 8.5 Won 4
Sacramento 8 17 .320 11 Won 1

(updated 12.20.2012 at 7:09 AM PST)



Trending Discussions

X
Log In Sign Up

forgot?
Log In Sign Up

Please choose a new SB Nation username and password

As part of the new SB Nation launch, prior users will need to choose a permanent username, along with a new password.

Your username will be used to login to SB Nation going forward.

I already have a Vox Media account!

Verify Vox Media account

Please login to your Vox Media account. This account will be linked to your previously existing Eater account.

Please choose a new SB Nation username and password

As part of the new SB Nation launch, prior MT authors will need to choose a new username and password.

Your username will be used to login to SB Nation going forward.

Forgot password?

We'll email you a reset link.

If you signed up using a 3rd party account like Facebook or Twitter, please login with it instead.

Forgot password?

Try another email?

Almost done,

By becoming a registered user, you are also agreeing to our Terms and confirming that you have read our Privacy Policy.

Join SB Nation Bay Area

You must be a member of SB Nation Bay Area to participate.

We have our own Community Guidelines at SB Nation Bay Area. You should read them.

Join SB Nation Bay Area

You must be a member of SB Nation Bay Area to participate.

We have our own Community Guidelines at SB Nation Bay Area. You should read them.

Spinner.vc97ec6e

Authenticating

Great!

Choose an available username to complete sign up.

In order to provide our users with a better overall experience, we ask for more information from Facebook when using it to login so that we can learn more about our audience and provide you with the best possible experience. We do not store specific user data and the sharing of it is not required to login with Facebook.