NBA Standings 2012: Suns Move To 9th Place In West, Face Tough Schedule Ahead

As the Phoenix Suns continue to roll with their eighth victory in their last ten games against the Pistons Friday night, Steve Nash and Co. have moved themselves into the 9th seed in the Western Conference, trying their hardest to make it into the second season in 2012. Their 22-22 record leaves them only a game and a half behind the Houston Rockets for the 8th spot, who they just so happen to play Sunday evening.

The Suns schedule certainly isn't going to get any easier with meetings with Miami, Orlando, Indiana and the Los Angeles Clippers on their upcoming docket, up they luckily have this momentum to help them push towards the playoffs this season.


Western Standings

GP W-L PCT
Oklahoma City Thunder 44 33-11 .750
San Antonio Spurs 43 29-14 .674
Los Angeles Lakers 44 28-16 .636
Los Angeles Clippers 43 25-18 .581
Memphis Grizzlies 42 24-18 .571
Dallas Mavericks 46 26-20 .565
Denver Nuggets 45 25-20 .556
Houston Rockets 45 24-21 .533
Phoenix Suns 44 22-22 .500
Utah Jazz 44 22-22 .500
Minnesota Timberwolves 45 22-23 .489
Portland Trail Blazers 44 21-23 .477
Golden State Warriors 42 18-24 .429
Sacramento Kings 44 15-29 .341
New Orleans Hornets 45 11-34 .244


Suns Schedule

Next 5 Games

Houston Sun 03/18 6:00 PM MST
@ Miami Tue 03/20 4:30 PM MST
@ Orlando Wed 03/21 4:00 PM MST
@ Indiana Fri 03/23 4:00 PM MST
@ Cleveland Sun 03/25 12:00 PM MST

Last 5 Games

Detroit Fri 03/16 7:00 PM MST
@ Los Angeles Clippers Thu 03/15 W 91 - 87
Utah Wed 03/14 W 120 - 111
Minnesota Mon 03/12 L 124 - 127
Memphis Sat 03/10 W 98 - 91

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