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.
Thursday was a busy one for the Wizards, who made a small move -- sending Andre Miller to the Sacramento Kings for Ramon Sessions -- before the trade deadline with lots of options going forward.
The Atlanta Hawks are running away with the East, and instead of focusing too much on catching them the Wizards have to figure out how to solve their style of spreading the floor with five scorers
Most of the NBA season is complete and the playoff landscape looks favorable some but not others.