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Encyclopedia > Atlantic Division (NBA)


The Atlantic Division is a division in the Eastern Conference of the NBA. The 76ers, Knicks, Nets, and the Celtics were already in the seven team Atlantic before the merge that brought the Raptors and sent the Heat, Magic and Wizards to the new Southeast Division. The current divisions have been active since the start of the 04-05 season. The 04-05 Atlantic Division winner was the Boston Celtics. The 05-06 season winner was the New Jersey Nets. The 06-07 season champions are the Toronto Raptors; this is the first division title in their franchise history. The Eastern Conference of the National Basketball Association is made up of fifteen teams, and organized in three divisions of five teams each. ... The National Basketball Association of the United States and Canada, commonly known as the NBA, is the premier professional basketball league in North America. ... This article does not cite any references or sources. ... Knicks redirects here. ... The New Jersey Nets are a professional basketball team based in East Rutherford, New Jersey. ... The Boston Celtics are a professional basketball team based in Boston, Massachusetts. ... The Toronto Raptors are a professional basketball team based in Toronto, Ontario. ... The Miami Heat (known as the HEAT [in all capital letters] on official team publications) are a professional basketball team based in Miami, Florida, United States. ... The Orlando Magic is a professional basketball team based in Orlando, Florida. ... The Washington Wizards are a professional basketball team based in Washington, D.C.. They play in the National Basketball Association (NBA). ... The Southeast Division is a division in the Eastern Conference of the NBA. The current divisions have been active since the start of the 04-05 season. ... The 2004-05 NBA season was the 59th season of the National Basketball Association (NBA). ... The Boston Celtics are a professional basketball team based in Boston, Massachusetts. ... The 2005-06 NBA season was the 60th season of the National Basketball Association. ... The New Jersey Nets are a professional basketball team based in East Rutherford, New Jersey. ... The 2006-07 NBA season was the 61st season of the National Basketball Association. ... The Toronto Raptors are a professional basketball team based in Toronto, Ontario. ...

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Current standings

Standings are current through games held on November 9, 2007. is the 313th day of the year (314th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... Year 2007 (MMVII) is the current year, a common year starting on Monday of the Gregorian calendar and the AD/CE era in the 21st century. ...


W = Wins, L = Losses, PCT = Winning Percentage, GB = Games behind, final Eastern Conference playoff seeding in parenthesis. In sports, the phrase games behind, often abbreviated as GB in tables, is a common way to reflect the gap between a leading team and another team in a sports league, conference, or division. ... Current NBA Playoff logo. ...

Current Division Standings
# Team W L PCT GB
1 Boston Celtics 4 0 1.000 -
2 New Jersey Nets 4 1 .800 0.5
3 Toronto Raptors 3 3 .500 2.0
4 New York Knicks 2 2 .500 2.0
5 Philadelphia 76ers 2 3 .400 2.5

Teams in the Atlantic Division

Former teams in the Atlantic Division

Atlantic Division champions

Atlantic Division titles


 
 

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