The Toronto Raptors defeated the Pacers at home to lock in the Eastern Conference. This is the first time in the history of the Raptors to win the Eastern Conference. After winning the game, the Raptors' record reached 57 wins and 22 losses, and 57 wins also broke the team's regular season record. Prior to the Raptors, the regular season record was 56 wins, and they scored 56 wins and 26 losses in the 2015-16 season.
The second Celtics in the East have a record of 53 wins and 25 losses (the remaining four games in the regular season). The final record of the two regular season matches is still possible.
In the case of a flat record (57 wins and 25 losses), it is necessary to NBA MT Coins compare the record of the team's division to determine the ranking. The Raptors and Celtics belong to the Atlantic Division. The Raptors have achieved a record of 12 wins and 4 losses in the conference. The Celtics have achieved a record of 11 wins and 4 losses, given that the Celtics have a chance to pass the regular season. The last game beat the Nets to tie the performance of the division, so the two teams still need to compare the record against the eastern team.
The Raptors scored 37 wins and 11 losses against the Eastern Conference. The Celtics were 31-17, and the Celtics were not likely to tie the Raptors. Therefore, with the same record in the regular season between the two teams, the Raptors will lead the Celtics in the rankings by virtue of their record against the eastern team.