The Chicago Bulls remain on top of the Eastern Conference's Central Division thanks to their thrilling 110-106 road victory over the New York Knicks on Friday night at Madison Square Garden.
The Bulls are now 15-10, one game ahead of both the Milwaukee Bucks and Indiana Pacers in the Central. Chicago is fourth in the East and 3½ games out of the top spot, which is currently held by the Miami Heat with a record of 17-6.
The Bucks kept pace with the Bulls on Friday night by beating the Boston Celtics 99-94 in overtime at the TD Garden. Milwaukee is 14-11 on the year and currently tied for fifth in the East with Indiana. The Pacers are 15-12, winners of two in a row.
Way back in the division are the Detroit Pistons and Cleveland Cavaliers. The Pistons are 8-21 and nine games behind the Bulls, while the slumping Cavaliers are a woeful 5-23, 11½ games back.