Pick 6: A look at the NBA's late-season races
The races are on in the NBA, both on and off the court.
With now less than three weeks remaining in the regular season, the eight teams that will be in the Eastern Conference playoffs are nearly set. Miami is on the verge of the No. 1 seed, though the jockeying for position beyond that will take a while.
Things are less certain out West. The Lakers have recovered from their turbulent first few months to grab a tenuous hold on the No. 8 spot, while the other race in Los Angeles has ...
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