After another thrilling weekend of NBA basketball that featured some shakeups to the postseason picture, you might find yourself wondering:
Fear not, disoriented traveler. We'll get you up to speed on the playoff standings as they exist at the moment. Let's hit it.
Yes, LeBron James, you and your Miami Heat are in the playoffs, and you have been for about a month now. Your Sunday opponents, however, are not, and they're fading fast.
• New York, I love you, but you're bringing me down. After putting themselves back into the Eastern Conference's top eight last Wednesday, the New York Knicks had a weekend to forget. On Friday, they dropped a 90-89 decision to the Washington Wizards thanks in large part to a large night from Wizards shooting guard Bradley Beal (28 points, including his second game-winner at Madison Square Garden this season). Then, on Sunday, they fell to the Heat, 102-91, with James exploding for 38 points, six assists and five rebounds to outduel J.R. Smith, who set aRead More »from NBA playoff picture update: Hawks overtake Knicks, Pacers' slide continues, Suns and Mavs looking good