The Los Angeles Lakers have won seven of their last nine games, and have surged into the lead the Pacific Division. Thanks in part to a brutal stretch by the Los Angeles Clippers, the Lakers have a three-game lead over their crosstown rivals. Here is an updated look at the NBA standings:
|NBA Pacific Division Standings|
|Team||Record||Pct||GB||Last Week||Next Week|
|LA Lakers||30-18||.625||---||2-1||Mem, at GS, OKC, NO, GS|
||27-21||.562||3||1-3||NO, Pho, Por, Uta|
|Phoenix||24-24||.500||6||1-2||at Cle, SA, at LAC, NO|
|Golden State||20-26||.435||9||2-2||LAL, NO, NJ, at LAL|
|Sacramento||17-31||.354||13||1-2||at Hou, SA, at Uta, NJ|
|Through games of March 24
The Lakers have 10 home games and eight road contest remaining, while the Clippers are evenly split at 9-9. The two teams face off on April 4, a designated home game for the Clippers.
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