Here's the good news for the Houston Rockets. Two of Miami's big three might not be in the lineup when the ball is tipped on Sunday evening. The bad news, the Miami Heat are still pretty good with LeBron James running the show on his own. Can the Rockets win two in a row and push themselves in the playoffs as a No. 8 seed? We'll see on Sunday night.
Here are the Western Conference standings going into Sunday.
|San Antonio Spurs||62||46-16||.742|
|Oklahoma City Thunder||63||46-17||.730|
|Los Angeles Lakers||64||40-24||.625|
|Los Angeles Clippers||63||39-24||.619|
|Portland Trail Blazers||64||28-36||.438|
|Golden State Warriors||63||22-41||.349|
|New Orleans Hornets||63||20-43||.317|
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