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Encyclopedia > Northwest Division (NBA)

The Northwest Division is a division in the Western Conference of the NBA. The division was created at the start of the 04-05 season. The Nuggets, Timberwolves, and Jazz came from the now-defunct Midwest Division and the Blazers and the Sonics came from the old Pacific Division. The inaugural Northwest Division winner was the Seattle Supersonics. The defending champions are the Utah Jazz. At the 2007 NBA Draft Lottery, the Portland Trail Blazers and the Seattle SuperSonics received the first two picks, respectively. Portland selected Greg Oden and Seattle selected Kevin Durant as expected. The draft helped spark a Northwest rivalry between the two teams. The Western 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. ... The 2004-05 NBA season was the 59th season of the National Basketball Association (NBA). ... For the original defunct Denver Nuggets, see Denver Nuggets (original). ... This article does not cite any references or sources. ... The Utah Jazz is a professional basketball team based in Salt Lake City, Utah. ... The Midwest Division was a division in the Western Conference of the NBA. The division was created at the start of the 1970-1971 Season. ... The Portland Trail Blazers are a professional basketball team based in Portland, Oregon. ... The Seattle SuperSonics (or simply Sonics) are an American professional basketball team based in Seattle, Washington. ... The Pacific Division is a division in the Western Conference of the NBA. The current divisions have been active since the start of the 04-05 season. ... The Seattle SuperSonics (or simply Sonics) are an American professional basketball team based in Seattle, Washington. ... The 2006-07 NBA season was the 61st season of the National Basketball Association. ... The Utah Jazz is a professional basketball team based in Salt Lake City, Utah. ... Gregory Wayne Oden Jr. ... Kevin Wayne Durant (born September 29, 1988 in Washington, D.C.[9][10]) is an American professional basketball player for the NBAs Seattle SuperSonics, picked second in the 2007 NBA Draft from the University of Texas. ... The 2007 NBA Draft was held on June 28, 2007 at the WaMu Theatre at Madison Square Garden in New York City and was broadcast in the United States on ESPN. The first 14 picks in the draft belonged to teams that had missed the 2007 NBA Playoffs, with their...


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, current potential 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 Utah Jazz 4 2 .667 -
2 Denver Nuggets 3 3 .500 1.0
3 Portland Trail Blazers 2 3 .400 1.5
4 Minnesota Timberwolves 0 4 .000 3.0
5 Seattle SuperSonics 0 6 .000 4.0

Northwest Division champions

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