Philadelphia's old folks figure they'll finish out front, but the New York Knicks—who know all about the Spirit of '76—should seize it again
Can the mature new Maravich lead his Hawks through the battlefields ahead? The only team to stop him, sore knees and all, is Baltimore
Put the Bucks down for the playoffs—and the title—and then turn to the division's more pertinent question: Who will come in second?
The Lakers are sinking and the Warriors are now Golden—maybe—but look for Spencer Haywood to make the Sonics truly Super in Seattle
Virginia will be tough, but Gilmore and his hungry Colonels will consume the division like a few chunks of Kentucky fried chicken
Basketball's closest battle is taking shape again. Last year it was Utah and Indiana; this year the Pacers might pull a reverse