With Thursday's night blowout win over Memphis, the Knicks maintained their No. 6 spot in the Eastern Conference playoff picture. And, with 15 games left to play, the Knicks' magic number to clinch a playoff spot is down to 8 (they hold the head-to-head tiebreaker over Charlotte with a 2-0 record and one game remaining against the Bobcats).
Below is a look at the standings and the games remaining for the Hawks, Knicks and Sixers as the three teams juggle for positioning.
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GAMES REMAINING (key games in italics)
Miami, Detroit, Chicago, Philadelphia, New Jersey, Cleveland, Orlando, Boston, Houston, San Antonio, Indiana, Washington, Miami, Charlotte.
Detroit, Milwaukee, Boston, Orlando, Milwaukee, Charlotte, Orlando, New Jersey, Cleveland, Toronto, Philadelphia, New Jersey, Indiana, Chicago, Boston.
Sacramento, Portland, Atlanta, Miami, Sacramento, Chicago, Houston, New Jersey, Milwaukee, Boston, Knicks, Toronto, Orlando, Detroit.