While You Were Sleeping - April 5th

April 4, 2012; Salt Lake City, UT, USA; Utah Jazz point guard Earl Watson (11) looks to pass from under the basket during the second half against the Phoenix Suns at Energy Solutions Arena. The Suns defeated the Jazz 107-105. Mandatory Credit: Russ Isabella-US PRESSWIRE

Very Eastern Conference centered night last night. Only one Western Conference game was played, in fact both TNT games were EC teams- which is odd. Because of this, I'm going to post the standings for the lottery teams so that we can get a better look of where the Warriors stand in all of this.

The Kings loss last night definitely helps out in keeping the Warriors in that 8-9 spot.

Lottery standings and WYWS after the Jump.

The Standings:

Lottery Standings - While You Were Sleeping
Seed Team Game Result W L % GB
1 Charlotte Bobcats 7 45 13.5% 0
2 Washington Wizards 12 43 21.8% 3.5
3 New Orleans Hornets 14 40 25.9% 6
4 New Jersey Nets 19 37 33.9% 10
5 Cleveland Cavaliers 17 35 32.7% 10
6 Sacramento Kings 19 36 34.5% 10.5
7 Toronto Raptors 20 35 36.4% 11.5
8 Detroit Pistons 21 33 38.9% 13
9 Golden State Warriors 21 32 39.6% 13.5
10 Minnesota Timberwolves 25 31 44.6% 16
11 Portland Trail Blazers 26 29 47.3% 17.5
12 Milwaukee Bucks 26 28 48.1% 18

While you were sleeping:


The Good:


    The Agonizingly Bad:

    • Wizards 94 - Pistons 99: We need the Pistons to lose to hold that gap with the Warriors

    Tonight's Super-Duper Mega Important Games:

    • Warriors @ Jazz: Yes a win hurts the lotto standings, but the Jazz HAVE to get this win or you may as well say bye-bye to any playoff hopes.
    • Grizzlies @ Miami: The Grizzlies have a really rough schedule to finish the season
    • Suns @ Nuggets: I have no idea which is better. I'm leaning toward a Nuggets loss.
    • Rockets @ Lakers: Go Lakers!... I just threw up a little.
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