Navigating the Atlantic Division
Originally Published: March 20, 2013By Kevin Pelton | ESPN Insider
USA TODAY SportsWhich team will win the Atlantic Division?We can essentially close the book on five of the NBA's six division races. Realistically, there's only one division race worth watching in the final month of the regular season: the Atlantic. The New York Knicks have been alone atop the division since Nov. 4, but a recent four-game losing streak has allowed the rival Brooklyn Nets to climb within a game of first place. And the Boston Celtics, who have dominated the Atlantic since 2007-08, are within striking distance of their sixth consecutive division championship, sitting 3½ games behind the Knicks.
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