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 Philadelphia 76ers tanking efforts are in plain sight.
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.
Desperate might be too strong of a word for the Wizards, especially when tasked with having to break this habit of losing vs.