With the Miami Heat losing to the Golden State Warriors on Wednesday night, the Atlanta Hawks have moved to within a half game of the defending NBA champions in the Southeast division due to their win over the Orlando Magic.
The Heat fell to the Warriors, 97-95, on Wednesday, while the Hawks topped the Magic, 86-80, extending their win streak to eight straight games over Orlando. Wednesday's slate of games leaves Miami with a record of 14-6 and Atlanta with a record of 13-6. The Hawks sit six games in front of Orlando, seven games in front of the Charlotte Bobcats and 10 games in front of the three-win Washington Wizards in the Southeast division
As for the rest of the Eastern conference, the Hawks only boast a worse winning percentage than the Heat and the New York Knicks, who have won their last two games en route to a mark of 16-5.
The complete NBA standings can be found here. The Southeast division standings can be found below.
(updated 12.13.2012 at 9:25 AM EST)
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