Kevin C. Cox
Atlanta is 15-8 this season, and not far out of first place in the Southeast. The Miami Heat lead the division at 16-6.
The Atlanta Hawks are off to a 15-8 start to the 2012-13 NBA season, which has them 1.5 games behind the first-place Miami Heat in the Southeast Division. The Hawks lost their most recent game, a 100-92 defeat at the hands of Oklahoma City, and they are 6-4 over their last 10 games.
Elsewhere in the East, the New York Knicks are 19-6 and they've put some distance between themselves and the rest of the Atlantic. Brooklyn is just 2-8 in its last 10 games and is tied for second in the division with Boston at 13-12.
The Derrick Rose-less Chicago Bulls lead the Central with a 14-10 record, followed closely by Milwaukee and Indiana.
In the Western Conference, the Thunder have won 12 games in a row and lead the Northwest Division by 7.5 games. The Los Angeles Clippers have won 11 games in a row and lead the Pacific, while Memphis sits atop the Southwest.
The Southeast standings are listed below. Head over to Sports Illustrated for complete NBA standings.