East playoff race: Fight to the finish
PER Diem: Feb. 25, 2010
Updated: February 25, 2010, 3:06 PM ETBy John Hollinger | ESPN.com
AP Photo/J Pat CarterThe Heat have an easy remaining schedule. But that won't mean much if D-Wade's in street clothes.Five teams, four spots. It's a simple equation: Of the quintet of teams trying to grab the remaining four playoff spots in the East, one won't make it. And for each club, the consequences of missing would matter to an unusual degree.