NBA Standings 2012: Lakers Closing In On Clippers In Pacific Division

The Los Angeles Lakers have started out the second half with a pair of home wins and are closing in on the Los Angeles Clippers in the race for the Pacific Division. The crosstown rivals, who play once more this season, are in a tight race in the Pacific, with the Clippers merely percentage points ahead.

NBA Pacific Division Standings
Team Record Pct GB Last Week Next Week
LA Clippers
21-13 .618 --- 1-2 at Hou, at Min, at NJ, at SA, GS
LA Lakers 22-14 .611 --- 2-0 Mia, at Det, at Was, at Min, Bos
Phoenix 16-20 .444 6 2-0 Sac, at OKC, Dal, Mem
Golden State 14-19 .424 1-2 at Tor, at Was, Mem, Dal, at LAC
Sacramento 12-24 .333 10 1-2 at Pho, at Den, NO, Dal, Atl
Through games of March 3

The Lakers and Clippers play on April 4 at Staples Center, with the Clippers designated as the home team in that battle.

For more news and notes on Lakers basketball, be sure to read Silver Screen and Roll.

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