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Eastern Conference

Atlantic Division

  Per Game
W LPctGBForOpp
†New York2723.540686.485.4
New Jersey1634.3201791.495.2
Head Coaches: Mia— Pat Riley (4th season); Orl— Chuck Daly (2nd); Phi— Larry Brown (2nd); NY— Jeff Van Gundy (4th); Bos— Rick Pitino (2nd); Wash— Bernie Bickerstaff (3rd); NJ— John Calipari (3rd, 3-17) fired and replaced with assistant Don Casey on an interim basis Mar. 15, 1999 (13-17).
1997-98 Standings: 1. Miami (55-27); 2. New Jersey (43-39); 3. New York (43-39); 4. Washington (42-40); 5. Orlando (41-41); 6. Boston (36-46); 7. Philadelphia (31-51).

Central Division

  Per Game
W LPctGBForOpp
Head Coaches: Ind— Larry Bird (2nd season); Atl— Lenny Wilkens (6th); Det— Alvin Gentry (2nd); Mil— George Karl (1st); Char— Dave Cowens (3rd, 4-11) fired and replaced with assistant Paul Silas Mar. 8, 1999 (1st, 22-13); Tor—Butch Carter (2nd); Cle— Mike Fratello (6th); Chi—Tim Floyd (1st).
1997-98 Standings: 1. Chicago (62-20); 2. Indiana (58-24); 3. Charlotte (51-31); 4. Atlanta (50-32); 5. Cleveland (47-35); 6. Detroit (37-45); 7. Milwaukee (36-46); 8. Toronto (16-66).

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