Jockeying for (ping-pong) position

The folks at Tankathon provide our latest glimpse at the bottom of the league standings after the Boston Celtics lost their eighth straight game on Saturday night and moved within a game of the third worst record in basketball with five games to play:


The Celtics have an easier schedule than Orlando the rest of the way, which will make it difficult to get into the bottom three. The more interesting area to watch might be if Boston can fend off Utah. The two teams have spent recent weeks sharing that spot, but the Celtics cleared some space this weekend. The Jazz visit Golden State on Sunday night, while Boston is off again until Wednesday.