2012 NBA standings: Wizards remain in last place despite 1st win

Rob Carr

A look at how the Washington Wizards size up against the rest of the NBA.

The Washington Wizards remain in last place in the Southeast division with an overall record of 1-12.

Washington managed to register their first victory of the 2012-13 season on Wednesday night when the team defeated the Portland Trail Blazers by a final score of 84-82 at Verizon Center. The victory ended a 12-game losing streak that included three loses against division rivals and a total of nine defeats at the hands of Eastern Conference foes.

The Wizards will have a difficult time tying together wins as their next two opponents are the New York Knicks (10-4) and Miami Heat (10-3), who are both 10-game winners this season.

Washington trails Miami by nine games for first place in the Southeast division. The Heat are currently in the midst of a four-game winning streak but will have to face the San Antonio Spurs and Brooklyn Nets before traveling to Washington.

The Atlanta Hawks (9-4) currently trail Miami by one game in the Southeast largely due to the six-game winning streak the team is currently on. The Charlotte Bobcats (7-7) hold the No. 3 spot in the division, followed by the Orlando Magic (5-9) at No. 4.

For a complete list of NBA standings, click here.

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