Who's streaking in the East?

PER Diem: Dec. 14, 2010

Updated: December 14, 2010, 12:42 PM ET
By John Hollinger |

James/GarnettNathaniel S. Butler/NBAE/Getty ImagesKevin Garnett and LeBron James have both led their Eastern Conference powers on long win streaks.

Milwaukee's shocking comeback from 20 points down to beat Dallas on the road Monday night not only ended the league's longest winning streak but also was a sign of a larger trend: The East is less of a doormat than it used to be.