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Eastern Conference

4. Indiana Pacers (46-17)

Pacers Looking Up At The Heat

As the Miami Heat appear to be close to hitting their playoff stride, the Heat’s top competition in the Eastern Conference appears to be collapsing under the pressure of trying to knock off the Heat.

CBS Miami–04/07/2014

MIAMI, FL - March 31: Udonis Haslem #40 of the Miami Heat shoots the ball against the Toronto Raptors at the American Airlines Arena in Miami, Florida on March 31 2014.  (Photo by Issac Baldizon/NBAE via Getty Images)

Miami Heat Takes On The New York Knicks Sunday

After facing mainly lottery-bound opponents in the past five games, the potentially short-handed Miami Heat now try to maintain their slim lead in the Eastern Conference by taking on a string of teams that are either headed to the playoffs or contending for berths.

04/06/2014

15. Washington Wizards (38-35)

Report: NBA’s Eastern Conference Historically Bad This Year

The Western Conference in the NBA has routinely played the best basketball from top to bottom. But never has that been more evident than in the current season.

CBS Miami–04/04/2014

Florida Panthers v New York Islanders

Bailey Has Goal, Assist As Isles Top Panthers 4-2

Josh Bailey had a goal and assist, and the New York Islanders kept up their strong finish with a 4-2 victory over the Florida Panthers on Tuesday night.

04/01/2014

MIAMI, FL - March 31: Udonis Haslem #40 of the Miami Heat shoots the ball against the Toronto Raptors at the American Airlines Arena in Miami, Florida on March 31 2014.  (Photo by Issac Baldizon/NBAE via Getty Images)

Heat Pull Ahead Of Pacers With 9 Games Left

The Miami Heat made it somewhere Monday night the team hasn’t been since the beginning of the season, first place in the Eastern Conference.

CBS Miami–04/01/2014

Toronto Raptors vs Miami Heat

Heat Move Atop East, Beat Raptors 93-83

For the first time all season, the Miami Heat are alone atop the Eastern Conference.

03/31/2014

(Photo by Issac Baldizon/NBAE via Getty Images)

Report: Heat To Be Short Handed Against Raptors

The Miami Heat can pull ahead of Indiana with a victory over Toronto Monday night and a Pacers loss to the San Antonio Spurs. But the Heat will have to beat the Raptors with a short-handed roster.

CBS Miami–03/31/2014

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Heat On Cusp Of 1st Place With Raptors Coming To Town

Despite posting just a 9-8 record in the month of March, Miami has a chance to do something not many thought was possible a few weeks ago, move into first place in the Eastern Conference.

03/31/2014

(Photo by Melissa Majchrzak/NBAE via Getty Images)

Heat Hope To End Losing Streak Against Houston Rockets

Something is wrong with the Miami Heat. They just can’t seem to diagnose what the malady is.

03/16/2014

DENVER, CO - DECEMBER 30: LeBron James #6 of the Miami Heat looks to pass the ball against the Denver Nuggets on December 30, 2013 at the Pepsi Center in Denver, Colorado. (Photo by Bart Young/NBAE via Getty Images)

Heat Need A W Against The Nuggets Friday

With a chance to take over first place in the Eastern Conference, the Heat has gone cold losing four of five to playoff contending teams. Friday night, the Heat can work on righting the ship when the Denver Nuggets come to the AmericanAirlines Arena.

CBS Miami–03/14/2014

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