In the past week, James Harden, Stephen Curry, Russell Westbrook and LeBron James each made a convincing argument for being the league's Most Valuable Player.
The most amazing part of the Eastern Conference starts at the top. It's not that the Atlanta Hawks (47-12) are in first place. It's that they lead all others by at least 10 games.
The Wizards are a flawed NBA team, a revelation that generally makes them no different than the majority of teams, but is now frightening obvious.
After the NBA had an extended break for All-Star Weekend, teams are now back to work.
If the Washington Wizards needed a reminder how things could be worse, the latest news involving Derrick Rose should do the trick.