MJ not the only one hoping to hit the Big Four Oh
Friday, March 28
That, according to the best calculations in Dimedom, is what it'll take to make the playoffs in the Eastern Conference. Forty is the magic number, just like it is in our beloved English Premiership, where 40 points is the unofficial barrier for insulation from relegation.
If you buy that guesstimate, and assuming you don't echo our dear friend Peter May's calls to cancel the East playoffs, there are five teams ...