While the Celtics were shooting their way to victory over the 76ers, there were six other teams in action. Here are 8 things you should know:


1. In what will surely drive Celtics fans all around the world crazy this morning, the Nets (12-33) somehow found a way to beat the Thunder last night. The Celtics own the Nets unconditional first-round draft pick. As of today, the bottom of the league standings are as follows:

5. Suns 14-31
4. Timberwolves 14-31
3. Nets 12-33
2. Lakers 9-37
1. 76ers 6-38

2. With their win over the 76ers, the Celtics (24-21) own pick is currently projected to be 20th pick. As of this morning, their list of 2016 draft picks include 3, 20, 21, 31, 35, 49, 51 and 57.

3. The Mavericks (25-21) lost to the Rockets last night. With the loss, Dallas is the sixth seed in the West and only a game ahead of Houston, who are the seventh seed. Dallas will convey their first-round pick to the Celtics only if it falls between 8-30. If Dallas' pick falls between 1-7, the conditional 2016 pick will become a 2017 first-round pick with the same conditions. This pick would be conveyed if the season ended today as they would be projected to receive the 21st pick in the draft.


4. Celtics beat the 76ers 112-92.
5. Raptors beat the Clippers 112-94.

Atlantic Division Standings as of 1/25
Toronto 29-15
Boston 24-21
New York 22-24
Brooklyn 11-33
Philadelphia 6-38


6. Winners: Celtics and Raptors
7. Losers: none

Eastern Conference Standings as of 1/25
1. Cavaliers 30-12
2. Raptors 29-15
3. Bulls 25-18
4. Hawks 26-19
5. Celtics 24-21
6. Pacers 23-21
7. Pistons 23-21
8. Heat 23-21


8. Paul Pierce played 16 minutes in the Clippers loss to the Raptors last night. He went 1-5 from the field and finished with 4 points, 5 rebounds and 3 assists.


Celtics @ Wizards
Timberwolves @ Cavaliers
Heat @ Bulls
Hawks @ Nuggets
Pistons @ Jazz
Hornets @ Kings
Spurs @ Warriors

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Max Sandgrund 1/25/2016 01:00:00 AM Edit
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