While it's appeared to be a two-team race in the East all season, the relative swoons of conference front-runners Miami and Indiana, not to mention the competitive race in the Western Conference h
DEERFIELD, Ill. — After surprisingly getting off to one of the hottest starts in the NBA, the Trail Blazers have cooled off in the second half of the season.
These days the Bulls haven’t done much losing, entering Friday night’s contest against the Grizzlies with a 7-2 record since the All-Star break and a five-game winning streak at the United Center.
Compared to the Eastern Conference, in which there’s a clear hierarchy — the upper-echelon teams (Indiana and Miami), the middle-class clubs (Chicago, Toronto and Washington) and a jumble of squad
By Charlie Roumeliotis